Change in student leadership confirmed

Today, Sharon Saunders, chief communications officer at Florida A&M, confirmed that Michael Jefferson has been named student body president.

Jefferson, formerly the student body vice president, takes the place of Marissa West, whose role as SGA president also included serving as a member of the board of trustees.

Saunders said she could “neither deny nor confirm” the reason why West was replaced.

Saunders said she could not comment any further due to student privacy laws.

March 8 update: TheFamuanhas obtained the document university officials sent to Michael Jefferson alerting him of his new duties asSGApresident. The redacted version of this document is attached.

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