La Plata Campus Student Association

The La Plata Student Association serves by representing student opinion, addressing campus needs through targeted programming and the maintenance of tradition, and providing opportunities for leadership development in order to enrich the quality of student life.  Its dedicated staff and elected officers have the obligation to carry out projects promoting student activity.

President Katelyn Kluh

Katelyn Kluh is your 2019-2020 Student Association President at the College of Southern Maryland. A second year student, Katelyn is pursing general studies at CSM, fulfilling two degrees- Arts and Sciences, AA and Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences, AA- with plans to transfer to St. Mary’s College of Maryland. In addition, Katelyn is a student athlete playing for the CSM Women’s Volleyball and Basketball teams. Some of her interests include painting, fiber-arts, reading, writing, listening to music, binge-watching Netflix shows, and anything outdoor-related: kayaking, hiking, fishing, etc. One of Katelyn’s goals for her time at CSM is continuing to develop a well-rounded education, as well as finding a field of study for which she is passionate about. Katelyn is a kind and understanding friend, leader, and listener, so please feel welcome to come to her with any new ideas, questions, or concerns!

Vice President Kelsey Kluh

Kelsey Kluh is your Student Association Vice President for the 2019-2020 school year. This is Kelsey’s first year at CSM and she is majoring in Arts and Sciences. Kelsey is a student athlete and plays on the CSM women’s volleyball team. Outside of school, Kelsey loves painting, reading, music, Netflix, and all outdoor activities. Kelsey looks forward to this school year and knows CSM will be a great stepping stone to her future. She is always there to listen and always happy to help! So feel free to stop by student life if you ever need anything! Have a great school year!

Treasurer Anna Nicole Pagala

My name is Anna Nicole Pagala, but you can call me Nicole. I am the Student Association Treasurer for the 2019-2020 school year at the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata. I am majoring in Nursing in hopes of becoming a Nurse Anesthetist in the future. I've been at the College of Southern Maryland since Spring 2017, so this will be my third and, hopefully, last year being here. After graduating in May 2020 with my Associates Degree in Nursing, I plan on taking my Bachelors Degree Program prerequisites at CSM before transferring to the University of Maryland School of Nursing to obtain my Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Some of my hobbies include cooking, swimming, watching movies and TV shows on Netflix. I also love art and enjoy painting and drawing during my free time. A few fun facts about me: My favorite TV Show is Grey’s Anatomy, I was born and raised in the Philippines, I moved to the US in 2007, I know how to speak three languages: Kapampangan, Tagalog, and English, and I also LOVE food (I mean who doesn’t, right?), so whenever I can, I like to explore different food places for fun! Anyways, if you ever have any questions about anything or if you just want to say hi, don’t hesitate to come and see me in our office by the CC lobby! I will be more than happy to answer your questions or lead you to the right person who can.

Secretary Davin Raine Pagala

Davin Raine Pagala, but goes by Raine, is your new Student Association Secretary for the 2019-2020 school year at the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata. This is Raine’s first year and is majoring in nursing, studying and working to attain her Associates's Degree in Nursing in hopes to transfer to the University of Maryland School of Nursing to study further to become a Nurse Practitioner. A few fun facts about Raine: born and raised in the Philippines up until the age of 7 then moved to the US back in 2007, speaks three languages: English, Kapangpangan, Tagalog; loves food, especially Filipino, Italian and Korean food, and loves bubble tea. Raine also likes to travel, trying new foods and activities, and making new friends, so don’t hesitate to say hi if you see her!

Dylan Parham

Representative Dylan Parham

Dylan Parham is one of your 2019-2020 Student Association Representative at the College of Southern Maryland. This is his fourth term as a Music and Art Major. After graduating, he wants to transfer on to a Maryland College in the Fall of 2020. He plans on getting his master’s, so he can become a professor in one of his fields of study. When not at school, he is an Assistant Scout Master at his Boy Scout Troop in Clinton, Maryland. He also likes the occasional walk through the Art Galleries in DC and NSO concert. His hobbies include Netflix, gardening, photography, baking, traveling and Starbucks!!

Ma'Isah Sesay-Dixon

Representative Ma'Isah Sesay-Dixon

Ma’Isah Sesay-Dixon is your 2019-2020 Student Association Representative at College of Maryland, La Plata Campus. She is majoring in Arts & Sciences and plans to transfer to the University of Maryland after she earns her Associate’s Degree. After that she plans to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Science and aspires to one day become a Pediatric Surgeon. This is her first year at CSM and she is very excited to help in the betterment of the school as your new representative. Some of her interests include spending time with friends and family, cooking, working with children, watching YouTube, playing video games (“Mortal Kombat” and “The Sims 4” are her favorites) and participating in activities that allow her to express her creativity. She loves to help and problem solve, so if you ever need anything, just come see her during her office hours! She’s lived in Charles County for about a year now and she is ready to learn, grow, and embark on this adventure with you, the proud students of College of Southern Maryland!

Sydney Mitchell

Representative Sydney Mitchell

Sydney is one of your student Representatives for the 2019-2020 school year. This is her first year at CSM. She’s majoring in Political science. Sydney is actively pursuing a career in the political field. She plans on either running for office or combining her writing abilities and love for politics in political journalism. After her time at CSM, she plans on transferring to Georgetown University or Yale University and double majoring in political science and journalism. She loves playing any (and all) of her instruments, writing, painting, drawing, and all things Politics. Sydney is really excited to have the opportunity to be a voice for the student body and to actively help and serve them every day. She’s open to hear any of your concerns or just to have a conversation, feel free to drop by the SA office!