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UGA Griffin Student Advisory Council

The Student Advisory Council (SAC) is the student organization on the UGA Griffin Campus which initiates and facilitates student activities. The purpose of SAC is (1) to add value to students' lives and (2) to build, stimulate, and maintain community on the UGA Griffin Campus. The core values of SAC are Integrity, Support, and Leadership.

Misty Smith and Cherry Rawlins, serve as the organization's advisors. Students who are interested in joining SAC should fill out a UGA-Griffin Student Advisory Council Application.

For more information, contact us at (770) 412-4400.

2021 - 2022 UGA Griffin SAC Officers

  • Ikechukwu Oguadinma, Food Science (Ph.D), Griffin, GA - President
  • Revati Narwankar, Food Science (Ph.D), Griffin, GA - Vice President
  • Julianna Nicole Morris, Food Science (MS), Griffin, GA - Secretary
  • Rawane Raad, Food Science (MS), Griffin, GA - Treasurer


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UGA Griffin Ambassadors (Why Apply?)

In spring 2009, the UGA Griffin Ambassadors organization was formed. Undergraduate and graduate students are selected annually to serve as official hosts and goodwill ambassadors for campus and community events. The Ambassadors welcome university and government officials to the Griffin Campus, assist incoming students at New Student Orientation, and talk with prospective students at a variety of campus events about the degree programs and opportunities available to them as UGA Griffin Campus students.

Ms. Faye Chatman, Program Director for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the Griffin Campus, and Dr. Marianne Fortuna, Lecturer in the Terry College of Business' J.M. Tull School of Accounting, serve as the group's faculty advisors.

For more information, contact Ms. Faye Chatman at (770) 229-3016 or or Dr. Marianne Fortuna at

Spring 2022 UGA Griffin Ambassadors

  • Lindsey Decker, General Business (BBA), Fayetteville, GA - Co-President
  • Srijana Magar, Horticulture (PhD), Griffin, GA - Co-President
  • Sarah Smoak, Interdisciplinary Studies/Psychology (AB), Fayetteville, GA - Secretary
  • Payton Trickel, General Business (BBA), The Rock, GA - Assignment Coordinator
  • Ryan Arshad, Entomology (MS), Griffin, GA
  • Deanna Bigio, Horticulture (MS), Griffin, GA
  • Mahesh Ghimire, Entomology (MS), Griffin, GA
  • Anna Lawson, Microbiology (BS) and Psychology (BS), Griffin, GA
  • Sudeep Pandey, Entomology (PhD), Covington, GA
  • Harshita Saxena, Plant Breeding, Genetics, & Genomics (PhD), McDonough, GA
  • Madhav Subedi, Plant Breeding, Genetics, & Genomics (PhD), Griffin, GA