Student Government Association Officers 2014-2015

Nia Ramirez, President 

Major: Sociology- Communications
Hometown: Houston, TX
 

  • Why did you join this organization? I joined SGA to gain leadership skills and to communicate with the student body.
  • What are your goals for the semester? My goals for the semester are to graduate and continue my education at Sam Houston State University.
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goals for SGA are to increase student involvement and let students know what SGA does on campus.
  • What are your career interests? My career interest is the field of Higher Education.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? I enjoy voluneering, meeting new people, and exploring the world.
Nia Ramirez was born in the Heights area of Houston and graduated from Splendora High School (class of 2012). She is attending Lone Star College-Kingwood to earn her Associate of Arts degree. She then plans to transfer to Sam Houston State University so she can pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. In her spare time Nia enjoys helping others and being involved in many school activities. For two years, she served as a Student Ambassador at Lone Star College-Kingwood. She loved showing visitors and incoming students that college is not something to be nervous about; it is something to be excited about. College is a new beginning to not just an education, but to one’s life. This is Nia’s second year holding a leadership position in the Student Government Association.
 
"Remember that it is not how good you are, it's how good you want to be." - Nia Ramirez 


Nicholas Johnson, Executive Vice President  

Major: Organizational Leadership
Hometown: South Bend, IN

  • Why did you join this organization? I joined SGA because I have a strong passion for leadership and student activities and plan to continue serving as I approach my 9th year in student leadership. 
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? My goal for this semester is to finish the semester out strong with high grades, as I prepare to transition into a 4-year university. 
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goal for our organization is to reach out to the student body regarding any campus-related issues. 
  • What are your career interests? I plan to pursue a career in Business Administration, Organizational Leadership or Higher Education.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? My hobbies outside of school include working out, swimming, friends/family, community service, drawing, music, and church. 

Nick Johnson was born in Indianapolis, IN, but grew up in South Bend, IN and made his way to Houston, TX in 2008. Nick graduated from Kingwood High School in 2012, shortly after being named “Mr. KHS.” Before graduating Nick attained leadership positions in Student Council, Texas SkillsUSA and served as a class officer and captain of the spirit crew. After graduation, Nick chose to attend Lone Star College- Kingwood in the fall of 2012. He has since served as the Living Stones Ministry Vice-President for 2 years, Student Ambassador for two years, President of African American Student Association and Vice President of Legislative Affairs for SGA. He currently sits as the Executive Vice-President of Student Government Association. Nick also completed the Lone Star Leadership College program in April 2014. He serves in the college ministry at Second Baptist Church. Nick will graduate with his Associate of Arts in May 2015 and plans to transfer to the University of Houston to major in Organizational Leadership Supervision.

"Don't let anyone think less of you because you are young.  Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, in your faith and in your purity" - (1 Tim 4:12)

Marcie McAnally, Vice President of Public Relations

Major: Dance
Hometown: Huffman, TX

  • Why did you join this organization? I joined SGA to represent the student body at Lone Star College-Kingwood.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? I would like to grow SGA meeting attendance this semester.
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goal is to enrich the student body and get students involved.
  • What are your career interests? My career interest is to be a dance teacher.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? My hobbies outside of school are being a mom, dancing, and traveling.
Marcie McAnally is from Huffman, Texas. She was home schooled before coming to Lone Star College-Kingwood through the Dual Credit Program and earned her diploma in 2011. Marcie has obained her Associate of Arts from LSC-Kingwood with Phi Theta Kappa honors and is preparing to transfer to Texas A&M University next Fall to study Kinesiology with a focus on Dance Science. This year, she is working toward her Associate of Science while at LSC-Kingwood. As well as being a Student Ambassador, she is also the Drill Team Manager of The Coyote Pack. She has one child, a daughter named Cora Ann. After graduating college with her Bachelor of Science, Marcie will pursue opening her own dance studio and starting a pre-professional ballet company. 

"Get involved!" -Marcie McAnally

Joe Mendez, Vice President of Records

Major: Music
Hometown: Houston, TX

  • Why did you join this organization? I joined SGA to gain leadership skills.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? My personal goals for the semester are to pass all my courses and graduate in May 2015.
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goals for SGA are to encourage more student involvement and increase attendance at our meetings.
  • What are your career interests? I am interested in being a musician or high school band director.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? Outside of school I enjoy working out and listening to music.

Joe Mendez is a graduate of Humble High School (class of 2012).  Joe is attending Lone Star College-Kingwood in order to earn his Associate of Arts.  He then plans on transferring to the University of Houston.

"The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision.  It has to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion.  You cannot blow an uncertain trumpet." -Reverend Theodore Hesburgh

Diane Lara, Vice President of Finance

Major: International Business/Law
Hometown: Houston, TX

  • Why did you join this organization? I joined SGA to gain leadership and communication skills
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? My personal goal is to pass all my classes with A's.
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goal for SGA is to attract more students to the general meetings.
  • What are your career interests? I am working to become an international business lawyer.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school?  Outside of school, my hobbies are working out, reading, and eating.

Diane Lara is a graduate of Atascocity High School (class of 2013).  She is attending Lone Star College-Kingwood in order to obtain her Associate of Arts.  She hopes to earn her degree in international business and law.  She enjoys helping others, eating, and reading.

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality" -Warren Bennis

Charles Wright, Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Major: Theology
Hometown: Atlanta, GA

  • Why did you join this organization? You have to be the change you wish to see, and being a part of SGA is the best way I can do that.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester?  My personal goals for the semester are to learn and grow though experiences and classes, as well as to touch lives positively.
  • What are your goals for the organization? My goals for SGA are to lead in a way that will draw people to the the organization.  I also want all SGA members to be able to better their skills. 
  • What are your career interests? I am pursuing a career at Kingdom Business.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? My hobbies are basketball, poetry, and outdoor activities.

Charles Wright was born in Atlanta, Georgia and he graduated from Marietta High School in 2012. He moved to Texas in May of 2013. Immediately Charles began taking classes at Lone Star College-Kingwood that fall. Throughout high school Charles served in several leadership positions in numerous clubs and organizations including: The Real Majority, Getting Educated Now to Suceed (G.E.N.T.S), Young Organizers United to Help (Y.O.U.T.H) , and The Hank Stewart Foundation. Here at LSC-Kingwood, he is involved in several clubs and currently holds leadership positions in the Student Government Association and African American Student Association.

"If you cannot change the crowd you are in, change the crowd you are in." -Charles Wright