The Wentworth Student Government Executive Board consists of the following positions:
President – Alexander Cate
I am a 4th year in Electromechanical Engineering. I am also a member of ASME, last year serving as the 3D Printer Chair. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, playing tennis, and spending time on campus. I chose to be a member of WSG because I wanted to be involved in the decisions that impacted my time here at Wentworth.
Vice President – Charlie Durfee
I a 4th year Mechanical engineering student originally from Wells Maine. In my free time I enjoy skiing, hiking, and taking long walks on the beach. On campus I am involved in ASME and and I am in my 3rd year of being an RA, currently living in 610.
Secretary – Helene Casanova
I am currently a Senior in Computer Science. Other then Student Government, I participate in Society of Women Engineers, the Colleges of the Fenway Dance program and I work as a Student Caller in the Alumni office as well.
Treasurer – OPEN
Maintain WSG budget. Prepare updates for Executive Board meetings. Serves as a member of the Student Financial Committee. Coordinate all requests for a Co‐Sponsorship.
Public Relations Officer – OPEN
Advertise and recruit for WSG. Survey students. Create and run WSG events. Assist in planning the WSG retreat. Prepare updates for the Executive Board meetings. Organize fundraisers to benefit WSG, other organizations on campus, or an outside charity when necessary. Maintain WSG website.
Student Affairs Officer – Chris Ligonde
I am in my 4th year of BCOS. I am passionately involved with another on campus club called the Multicultural Student Association. On my freetime, I like to game, bake, read, hike and volunteer. One of my favorite games is Super Smash Bros 4, which I occasionally go to tourneys for. I am a member of WSG because I am passionate about tackling the concerns of the student body in a more direct approach.
Business Affairs Officer – OPEN
Maintain and advise committees dealing with business affairs, which include but are not limited to concerns with community relations, external affairs, physical facilities, business services and public safety. Prepare updates for Executive Board meetings. Act as a liaison to the Division of Business Affairs and the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Oversee the Business Representatives. Report to the Vice President.
Academic Affairs Officer – OPEN
Maintain and advise committees dealing with academic affairs, which include but are not limited to concerns with academic clubs and organizations, faculty, and classes. Prepare updates for Executive Board Meetings. Act as liaison to the Provost and the Vice President of Enrollment Management, to discuss Student Service Center issues. Oversee the Academic Representatives. Report to the Vice President.
Advisor – Carissa Durfee
Carissa has worked at Wentworth since 2006 and advised WSG since 2011. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Northern Michigan University and a Master’s degree in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University. A Michigan native, she loves the Great Lakes and still retains some of her Midwest accent. One of her favorite things about Wentworth is the end of year showcases where she learns about what the students create.