Connect. Commit. Serve.

What is GSGA?

The Georgia Student Government Association (GSGA) represents the local student government associations and/or local student leadership councils in the technical colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).

Meet the GSGA Officers:

The officers were also evaluated on their leadership potential, personal characteristics, knowledge, and commitment to the organization, which resulted in the designation of their individual officer positions.

Positions have not been determined. Photos and bios will be provided before state officer training.

Monica S. Velazquez, President

Monica S. Velazquez, President

Gwinnett Technical College

Monica S. Velazquez, a native of Texas, is presently pursuing her dreams of obtaining a Business Management degree in Human Resources at Gwinnett Technical College. As a business major and administrative assistant to the city of Snellville, she enjoys empowering others, highlighting, and encouraging company culture, and educating others about benefits and compensation.

Monica is currently involved in many student organizations at Gwinnett Tech, including the Student Ambassadors Program, Society for Human Resource Management, Student Government Association (SGA), and SkillsUSA. She understands that to succeed academically, one must develop professional leadership skills through active participation in student organizations.
Monica looks forward to representing her college and the State of Georgia by demonstrating her experience, knowledge, and wisdom.

Joi Gray, Vice President

Joi Gray, Vice President

Southern Crescent Technical College

Joi Gray, originally from Richmond, Virginia, who is now a scholar Cosmetology student at Southern Crescent Technical College. Joi’s love for hair dates to 1998, when she fell in love with hair at the age of two.

Joi loves serving as the Parliamentarian at her local college, and the Vice President for the GSGA. Outside of school, Joi is a serial entrepreneur (Reigning Naturals), and CEO and President of The King Me Foundation. She just starred in the hit internationally awarded Indie Film “Senseless”, received recognition from President Joe Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris for being an overcomer of chronic health conditions and young entrepreneur by The Black I Am Awards.

Some of her favorite things in life are God, her family, being a Youth Minister, baking, betta fish, graphic design, filming, and editing videos.

GSGA’s Theme

GSGA’s theme for this year is

“Connect. Commit. Serve.”

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Reasons To Join

Your SGA will improve! GSGA provides the resources, research, and support you need to grow your SGA. GSGA is the professional organization that serves and supports collegiate SGs in Georgia for TCSG colleges.

  • Effective methods to promote networking
  • How to organize student government associations
  • How to increase local memberships
  • How to conduct meetings
  • How to organize effective fundraising activities
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How To Join

TCSG colleges can become a member by paying or renewing their membership with GSGA during the Fall semester, annually. The fees should be sent to Tjazha Mazhani.

TCSG colleges are also encouraged to become a member of ASGA.

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Become a Member of ASGA

American Student Government Association (ASGA) is the national organization that trains & supports collegiate Student Governments.