Executive Board

The SBA Executive Board is comprised of 2L and 3L students who are elected by the student body at-large. The Executive Board includes the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Attorney General, and Social Chair. Executive officers are elected in the spring semester each year and serve until the end of the following academic year. Each officer’s responsibilities and eligibility requirements can be found in the SBA Constitution.

For the 2017-2018 Executive Board, click here.

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President

Sammy Brown

Sammy Brown is a third-year law student and serves as President of the Student Bar Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. He previously held the position of Vice President of the Student Bar Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. Sammy is a native of Canton, Mississippi and attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2016. While at the University of Mississippi, Sammy was a member of numerous organizations, including the Mock Trial Team, Black Student Union, NAACP, and College Democrats. In July 2016, Sammy was certified as a CLEO Fellow after spending six weeks at Drake University Law School. During his first semester of law school, he was elected the Associated Student Body Representative by the law school student body. Sammy is also currently a clerk at Alexander Law, P.A. in Flowood, MS. Sammy expects to graduate in May of 2019.

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Vice President

Conisha Hackett

Conisha T. Hackett is a second-year law student at the University of Mississippi School of law where she serves as Vice President of the Student Bar Association. Conisha is a native of Summit, Mississippi. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from thee Historic Tougaloo College and her Master of Arts in History from Mississippi State University. During her first summer she participated in the Cape Town, South Africa Study Abroad program hosted by Howard University. For the second half of her summer, she interned for Judge Bernice Bouie Donald of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Conisha is interested in practicing International Human and Civil Rights Law or International Criminal Law.

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Secretary

Glenna Lusk

Glenna Lusk is a currently a second- year law student and will serve as Secretary of the Student Bar Association for the 2018- 2019 academic year. A native of Collierville, Tennessee, Glenna attended The University of Mississippi, where she graduated cum laude with a double major in Marketing and Management and a double minor in Management Information Systems and The Center for Intelligence and Security Studies. After her undergraduate studies, Glenna pursued a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Homeland Security from the University of Mississippi, graduating summa cum laude in May of 2017.

Before starting law school, Glenna was inducted into the honorable Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Phi Sigma Honors Societies. She was a recipient of the Department of Legal Studies Outstanding Criminal Justice Graduate Student award. Glenna is a two- year, consecutive recipient of Ole Miss’ Who’s Who Award and also received the Celebration of Achievement award from the University in both 2015 and 2017. Over the past four years, Glenna has worked for the DOJ, assisting on multiple taskforces that spanned from countering human trafficking to terrorist financing.

Since beginning law school, Glenna has been a member of the Honor Council, the Law Association for Women, the Public Interest Law Foundation, and the ACLU. In August of 2018, Glenna was most recently published in the International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism. Last summer Glenna interned in Washington, DC for the Department of Justice in their Office of General Counsel within the National Security and Cyber Legal Branch division. Glenna expects to graduate in May of 2020.

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Treasurer

Catherine Pettis

Catherine Pettis is a second-year law student and serves as Treasurer of the Student Bar Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. Catherine is a native of Madison, MS and attended Baylor University in Waco, TX where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies, Cum Laude, in 2016. After graduating, Catherine worked for C Spire as a Brand Ambassador for one year before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law. Catherine is a Staff Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal (Vol. 88), the Vice President of the Dean's Leadership Council and the Treasurer for the Christian Legal Society. During the summer of 2018, Catherine clerked with Mitchell, McNutt & Sams in Tupelo, MS and for Telapex, Inc., in Ridgeland. She expects to graduate in May of 2020.

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Attorney General

Andrew P. Cicero

Andrew P. Cicero, III is currently a third-year law student and is honored to serve as the Student Bar Association Attorney General for the 2018-2019 academic year. Andrew was born, raised, and educated in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a Sales Certification and a minor in American History, cum laude, from The University of Alabama in May 2016. Andrew is a member of the Christian Legal Society and serves as a Greeter at Pinelake Church. He also serves as Chairman of the Moot Court Board and enjoys playing basketball, hunting, and fishing. Upon graduation in May of 2019, he plans to return to Alabama to practice civil litigation.

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Social Chair

Hart Pepper

Hart is a second-year law student from Canton, Mississippi, famous for its flea markets and setting in My Dog Skip and A Time to Kill. She attended the University of Mississippi for her undergraduate degree in History. She enjoys philanthropic work, reading outside of my classwork, and naturally, planning social events. Hart is looking forward to a great year and bringing the student body new social events to strengthen our community.

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