SGA is a governing body that is the liaison between administration and students that provides rules and regulations for the college. The Student Government Association will uphold the standards and missions of this institution, a church-related private institution, that is dedicated to providing a liberal arts education of the highest quality that emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare men and women for positions of leadership and service in the African American community, the nation, and the world.


The Student Government Association will grow with Paine College while providing quality leadership that emphasizes the issues of our peers, upholding the core values of the institution and committing ourselves to a term of service that is shown through our daily routines.

Where is it located?

The Student Government Association Office is located in the Peters Campus Center, Room 220

Meet the SGA Leaders

Micheal Deondre Johnson Jr.
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Major: History
Quote: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Platform: The E.X.T.R.E.M.E. Challenge
Maya J. Stephens
1st Vice President
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Major: Biology
Quote: "Knowing who are is the foundation of everything great."-Unknown
Platform: A Change for Paine
Bobby Jones Jr.
2nd Vice-President     
Hometown: Screven/Jesup GA
Major: Religion/Philosophy
Quote:  “How can you lead if you’re not willing to Follow?” –Bobby Jones Jr.
Platform: Building Leaders
Taylor Ariel Marzell
Executive Secretary
Hometown: Louisiana
Major: Mass Communication: Broadcast Journalism
Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt
Early Eckles
Hometown: Florence SC
Major: Sociology
Quote:  “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”
Platform: financial security and stability
Ijeoma Debra Alston
Chief of staff
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Major: English
Platform: Effective leaders, sustaining order, implementing change
Quote : When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Gia Renae Dorsey
Miss Paine College
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Major: English
Platform: B.E.L.I.E.V.E
"Boldly Exemplifying a Legacy of Innovative and Efficient Ventures for Excellence"
Quote: "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure" -Bill Cosby  
Nicolas Rashad Pettye
Mister Paine College
Hometown: Atlanta GA
Platform:” Chivalry is not Dead!”
Quote: “It takes a talented man to shine but it takes a chivalrous man to serve.”

Office Hours

Names Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Micheal Deondre Johnson Jr.            
Maya J. Stephens 12:00 pm -1:00 pm 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bobby Jones Jr. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taylor Ariel Marzell 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Early Eckles 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Ijeoma Debra Alston 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 9:00 am - 10:00 am 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 10:00 am 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gia Renae Dorsey 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nicolas Rashad Pettye 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 10:00 am - 11:00 am 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 10:00 am - 11:00 am 11:30 am - 12:30 pm