Katelyn Bueltel, a junior business administration major from Newburgh, Indiana, will serve as the University of Southern Indiana Student Government Association (SGA) president for the 2017-18 school year. She succeeds spring 2017 president Christina Lutes.
Bueltel served as a representative for the Romain College of Business prior to her election. She is a member of Student Ambassadors, AMIGOs, Student Alumni Association, Southern Indiana Dance Marathon and Gamma Phi Beta.
As president, Bueltel plans to focus on student representation and outreach, as well as continue SGA’s efforts towards changing the finals schedule and graduation stoles.
“I look forward to the upcoming school year to show the strong passion I have for the USI campus and community,” said Bueltel. “We have an outstanding SGA team that is ready to represent students and prepared to take on this year’s challenges.
Bueltel is a recipient of the Sherrianne Standley University Service Scholarship and the Provost Top Student Leader Award. She has two older siblings who are USI alumni: Brett and Alexa, who served as SGA president for the 2015-16 school year.