President’s Cabinet

The Cabinet is comprised of 2L and 3L officers appointed by the SBA President, Allison Bruff. Each member of the Cabinet is tasked with a certain aspect of the SBA Administration. Cabinet members work with the SBA President, Executive Board, and Senate, as well as members of their Committees, to organize events, meetings, and other opportunities for the student body.

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Chief of Staff

Tony Sax

Tony Sax is a third-year law student and serves as Chief of Staff to the President of the Student Bar Association for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tony was born in Falls Church, Virginia, but moved to Collierville, Tennessee at the age of 4. Tony attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Language & Literature, earning "Outstanding Graduate" of that degree path. While at UT, Tony participated in the "Pride of the Southland" Marching Band, holding the position of Squad Leader in his senior year. Tony is an Associate Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal (Vol. 87) and a member of the Mississippi Sports Law Society. Tony expects to graduate in May 2018.

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Director of Student Organizations

Haley Grantham

Haley is a third-year law student and serves on the President’s Cabinet as the Director of Student Organizations for the Student Bar Association during the 2017-2018 academic year. This is the second year Haley has served the student body in this capacity. A native of Star, MS, Haley received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree Summa Cum Laude in Political Science and Religion from Mississippi State University in 2015. While at MSU, Haley served as the Vice President of the Student Body, was a student recruiter for the Office of Admissions, was elected as Miss Mississippi State University 2014 – 2015, and awarded Undergraduate of the Year by MSU’s Political Science Department. At Ole Miss Law, Haley serves as the Magister for International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council, and a Senior Student Editor of the Journal of Space Law. She has previously clerked for Watkins & Eager PLLC of Jackson, MS and Anderson, Crawley, & Burke, PLLC of Ridgeland, MS. This past summer she worked for Senator Thad Cochran in Washington, D.C. conducting legal research on air and space related issues for his national security staff. She expects to graduate in May 2018 and pursue a career in national security specific to air and space law.

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Director of Alumni Relations

Madeline Kuluz

Madeline Kuluz is a third-year law student and serves on the President’s Cabinet as the director of Alumni Relations for the Student Bar Association during the 2017-2018 academic year. Madeline is a native of Olive Branch, Mississippi and attended the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Sociology, with highest honors in 2015. While at Southern Miss, Madeline served as the Vice-President of the Paralegal Society, a member of the Judicial Board, a recruitment officer for the Athletic Department, and an active officer and member of Delta Gamma Sorority. Madeline also serves as the Treasurer of the Negotiation Board and a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council. During the summer of 2016, Madeline interned as a summer clerk for Cosmich, Simmons and Brown in Jackson, Mississippi, before attending the Cambridge Study Abroad Program. She expects to graduate in May 2018 and plans to pursue a career in Family Law.

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Director of Communications

Blake Brookshire

Blake Brookshire is a third-year law student and will serve as Director of Communications for the Student Bar Association for the 2017-2018 academic year. Blake is a native of Snellville, Georgia and attended Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2015. While at Auburn, Blake served as Philanthropy Chair and Assistant Recruitment Chair for Sigma Phi Epsilon, Alabama Alpha. Before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law, he was a speaker for Kids Against Ridicule, Meanness, & Aggression (KARMA), a not-for-profit organization aimed at putting a stop to childhood bullying. Blake is an Associate Cases Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal (Vol. 87) and a member of the Dean's Leadership Council. He is also a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and competed in the 2017 George Mason University Costello Competition in Washington, D.C. Blake serves as the Senior Notes Editor of the Mississippi Sports Law Review. Blake is also serves as a member of the Dean's Leadership Counsel, responsible for the orientation and welcoming of the new 1L students at the University of Mississippi School of Law. During the summer of 2016, Blake interned for Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He expects to graduate in May of 2018 and plans to pursue a career in civil litigation in Alabama.

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Director of Community Service

Madison Turner

Madison Turner is a second-year law student and will serve as the SBA Director of Community Service for the 2017-2018 year. Madison has lived in seven states, and moved to Oxford, Mississippi, from Panama City Beach, Florida. Madison attended the University of Georgia as a Zell Miller Full-Tuition Scholarship Recipient and member of the UGA Honors Program. She was involved in several extracurricular activities at UGA, and her most notable leadership positions include serving as Student Government Senator, President of the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Student Group, Student Leader for the ​National “It’s On Us” White House Campaign to End Sexual Assault on Campus,​ and President of Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society. Through these roles, she worked extensively to increase campus safety and combat sexual assault. Madison was named Alpha Omicron Pi’s National Collegiate Woman of Leadership 2016, Georgia Collegiate Leadership’s 2016 Emerging Leader, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, and UGA Outstanding Senior Leader for the Class of 2016. Madison graduated ​cum laude​ with honors from University of Georgia in May 2016, earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice. In Spring 2017, she was named a Top 20 Finalist in the Copeland Cook Moot Court Competition. She expects to graduate in May of 2019.

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Director of Intramural Sports

Joe Rychlak

Joseph Rychlak is a third-year law student and serves as the Secretary of War and Director of Intramural Sports on the Cabinet for the Student Bar Association President for the 2017-2018 academic year. Joe is a native of Oxford, Mississippi and attended Birmingham-Southern College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. While at BSC, Joe served as the Captain of the BSC Ultimate Frisbee Team and an Executive Officer in Theta Chi Fraternity. For his Senior Research Thesis, Joe used his passion for athletics and focused his research on college athletics in his thesis titled "Economic Considerations in the Expansion of Collegiate Athletic Conferences with a Focus on Football." After graduating, Joe moved to Colorado to work at Drowsy Water Ranch and Winter Park Ski Resort. Joe is the Executive Online Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal (Vol. 87) and vice-president of the St. Thomas More Catholic Legal Society. Joe expects to graduate in May of 2018 and plans on pursuing a clerkship before a career in prosecution.

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Chair of Elections Commission

Davis Barnhill

Davis is a third-year law student and serves as the Chair of the Elections Commission for the SBA. Davis is from Franklin, Tennessee, and he attended Harding University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History in 2015. While at Harding, Davis was a member of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society and the President of his fraternity. At the University of Mississippi School of Law, Davis currently serves as the Chair of the Negotiation Board and was the Regional Champion of the IP LawMeet competition in 2016. Davis has previously clerked for Judge J.E. Williams on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and has been a Research Assistant for Attorney Gene Barton in Tupelo, Mississippi. Davis expects to graduate from the University of Mississippi School of Law in May of 2018.

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University Liaison

Cody Smith

Cody Smith is a second-year law student and native of Brookhaven, Mississippi. Cody serves as the University Liaison for the 2017-18 Student Bar Association President's Cabinet. Cody attended the University of Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Leadership and was a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. While at Ole Miss, Cody was active in the Associated Student Body government and served as the Chair of the Senate Committee on Government Operations from 2014-15, received the 2014-15 Senator of the Year Award, and served as the 2015-16 External Affairs Director on Cabinet. Cody was also involved in College Republicans and served as the 2014 Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans. Cody has a heart for Government Affairs and interned in the Mississippi Governor’s Office in 2014, served as scheduler for the 2015 Mike Hurst for Attorney General Campaign, and served as a field representative to the 2016 Bobby Chamberlin for Supreme Court Campaign. Cody expects to graduate in May of 2019.

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