Office of the President


JP Garchar

Hello! My name is JP Garchar, and I’m currently a senior majoring in International Business, with a minor in supply chain management and a certificate in Esports Business. Outside of school and USG, I love coffee, golf, and video games! I love advocating, and chatting, so say hi if you spot me on campus, Go Zips!

Vice President

Miranda Brainard

My name is Miranda Brainard, and I am a sophomore double majoring in Biology and Statistics. I serve as Undergraduate Student Government’s Vice President on the platform #ZipsHeartbeat. Outside of USG, I am also involved as a Research Assistant, Learning Assistant, and Orientation Leader, and am a member of Sigma Lambda Honorary, the Williams Honors College and Phi Delta Epsilon. Additionally, I serve on University Council and Faculty Senate. I am passionate about student advocacy and making meaningful change to enhance the experience of UA students. If you have any questions, concerns, or need any sort of support, my email is open!

Chief of Staff

Dylan Leipold

I’m Dylan Leipold, a sophomore majoring in Business Administration and Political Science. After working as a Senator at Large this past spring, I will be continuing to serve the Undergraduate Student Body in the fall as USG’s Chief of Staff. I am looking forward to working with JP and Miranda to build on the pillars of #ZipsHeartBeat – making UA a better place for you and I. I am a highly driven, mission-oriented problem solver, and I hope to add value to this organization through the skills and unique perspective I bring to the table. Go zips!