Executive Board

The Executive Board enforces legislation, decrees, rules and judgements as created by the legislative and judicial branches.

Annah Woodward, President

Annah Woodward is the 2014-2015 Student Bar Association President. Prior to this office, she served on Senate her 1L and 2L year. She is also an active member of several organizations including: The James L. Petigru Inn of Court, Moot Court Board and Student Ambassadors. Annah earned her bachelor’s degree in communication studies and political science from Furman University in 2011. Annah chose to become active in SBA because she wanted to be involved in shaping the legacy of Charleston Law (she also appreciated the distraction from school work). Serving as President has given her the opportunity to know a majority of her classmates, become familiar with the most pressing issues in law school governance, test her leadership and refine her multitasking abilities. Annah is grateful for the opportunity to serve her classmates and represent their needs to the School’s administration.  After law school, Annah will be returning to practice in her hometown of Greenville, South Carolina.


Ryan Webster,
Vice President

Ryan Webster is the 2014-2015 SBA Vice President. He is from Charlotte, North Carolina and earned his business degree in marketing and management from the University of South Carolina. He enrolled at the Charleston School of Law because of the exceptional faculty and student body. Becoming part of the executive board allows him to take on responsibilities and challenge himself as a leader. He has gained hands-on experiences that have provided him with skills he will use the rest of his career. Following graduation in May, Ryan hopes to clerk for a circuit court judge or get involved in personal injury litigation in the Charlotte area.

Matt Kelly,

Matt Kelly is the 2014-2015 SBA Treasurer. Prior to this office, he served as a Senator his 1L year. He is from Savannah, Georgia and earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Business Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Matt chose to become involved in the SBA out of a concern for the school's future and for the opportunity to serve his classmates. SBA has given him an opportunity to take on a leadership role and gain valuable experience working with others to accomplish goals that serve the Charleston School of Law community. Outside of school, Matt works for as a clerk for a local law firm and in his free time his interests include reading, finance, being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Katherine Weigle, Secretary

Student Bar Association Secretary, Katherine Weigle, is an Aiken, South Carolina native, and proud to be a life-long member of the Palmetto State. She grew up watching Carolina football relentlessly, which made her a die-hard Gamecock. One thing led to another, and you may have guessed it, she graduated from the University of South Carolina. She is a member of Women in Law, Children’s Advocacy and Family Law and Maritime Law Society.  One of her strongest interests is in healthcare law, and she currently clerks for a medical malpractice firm in Columbia, S.C. Katherine says it is truly an honor to be a part of this fine institution, and she thanks the student body for the overwhelming vote of trust in electing her as SBA Secretary.  She looks forward to representing students with vigor, and in facilitating positive interaction, exchange and growth at this exceptional law school.