What We Do:

The President’s Cabinet aims to provide a place within MCSG to address broader issues faced by our community and the roles of the elected officers who serve on the cabinet have been tailored to represent the core values of Macalester. They will work to ensure MCSG’s work is mindful of their issue areas and also bring their own initiatives and projects.

2020-21 MCSG President: Fatiya Kedir ’21
2020-21 Community Engagement Officer: Joseph Bentley ’21

The Community Engagement Officer will serve to connect the Macalester community with its neighborhood, consortium of colleges, and the broader community. In addition, the officer will work on fostering Macalester’s internal community, especially focusing on how the community interacts with MCSG.

2020-21 Diversity & Inclusion Officer: David Jiang ’22

The Diversity and Inclusion Officer will be focused on strengthening diversity initiatives in MCSG and at Macalester at large, such as working to increase minority representation on MCSG or in the faculty. In addition, the officer will strive to be an advocate for the needs of minority and underrepresented groups on campus, working to foster better practices for MCSG and the College.

2020-21 Sustainability Officer: Kashvi Ajitsaria ’22

The Sustainability Officer will work towards the College’s current sustainability commitments as outlined in the Sustainability Plan and working to broaden our understanding of sustainability past environmental sustainability. The officer will bring an eye of sustainability to MCSG projects and interject where plans can be improved to enhance sustainability.