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Each year, the St. Lawrence College Board of Governors elects an internal Student Governor. In keeping with the college’s past practice of rotating campus representation, the internal student governor will be drawn annually from a qualified pool of nominees and elected by all full-time St. Lawrence students from the respective campus. This process is managed by the Office of the President.

Internal Student Governor, 2017/18

The 2017/18 St. Lawrence College Internal Student Governor elected for the one-year term commencing September 1, 2017 is Gregory Ridge. Gregory's bio is outlined below.

Gregory Ridge

Born and raised in Kingston, Greg Ridge is a graduate from two of its educational institutions. He has a Bachelor's of Arts in English Language and Literature from Queen's University and an advanced Business Administration diploma, specializing in Accounting, from St. Lawrence College. He will be returning in the fall for his Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

Greg is a believer in making the most of his time. From 2011 to 2014, he and several other artists founded a theatre company called Impromptu Productions where he acted as a producer for a number of shows. He has also acted in several productions and been a member of the orchestra for productions such as Cats. Greg is also politically active and sits on the Executive of the Kingston and the Islands Riding Association for the New Democratic Party as the Chief Financial Officer.

During his time at SLC, Greg works to excel in both extracurricular activities and academics. He has been a recipient of the Dean’s List award for every semester he has attended and was the winner of the President's List award in 2017 for leadership in the student community. In 2017, the team of which he is a part were the winners of the St. Lawrence College Accounting Competition. Additionally, he works to better the college for the student population: for two years, he sat on the Board of Directors for the Student Association; and in his second year, acted as its Chief Governance Officer.

When he is not on campus, Greg is working as a Financial Administrator for both the Physics Department at Queen's and the Sudbury Neutrino Observation Laboratory (SNOLAB). He lives with his wife, Zoe Harris, in downtown Kingston.