Over the past 200 plus years, the society has enjoyed a diverse group of students who have been proud to call themselves Demosthenians. In recent years students from a wide array of majors spanning North and South Campus have come to the society to take part in the debate and intellectual discourse that the society is known for.

Our Officers

President: Ms. Katlyn Firkus
Vice President: Ms. Kailyn LaPorte
Secretary: Ms. Erika Kimmich
Chief Justice: Ms. Lauren Cole
Associate Justice: Ms. Katie Googe
Associate Justice: Mr. Nolan Hendricks
Treasurer: Mr. John Carolin
Hall Administrator: Mr. Nicholas Twiner
Hall Preservationist: Ms. Miranda Russell
Historian: Mr. Jordan Richardson
Sergeant at Arms: Ms. Priscilla Houk
Librarian: Mr. Matthew Dreher-Roy
Custodian: Ms. Taylor Perper

Our Members

Members of the society are often heavily involved on campus, having a hand in over 60 organizations. These groups include but are not limited to every political affiliated organization on campus, The Red and Black, UGA Red Cross, UGA Quiz Bowl, World Ambassadors, The UGA Journal of Intellectual Property Law, German Student Organization, Vibha Academic Bowl Outreach, Lambda Alliance, The Redcoat Marching Band, SEA, UGA Miracle, Pre-Pharmacy Society, Prelaw learning community, MEDLIFE, SGA, RHA, YoungLife, Spencer Frye Fellowship Program, Economics Society, CITS, Stillpoint Literary Magazine, WSSO, Roosevelt Institute, Secular Student Alliance, phi alpha theta history honors society, Mock Trial, Young Democrats of UGA, Young Democrats of Georgia, Young Republicans of Georgia, WUOG, CURO, and even the 136.

Recent Members and Alumni

If you are a recent member or alumni please consider joining the Alumni Facebook Group


We encourage anyone interested in our society to join. Before you can be admitted you must:

  • Attend three meetings (at least two meetings must be consecutive)
  • Speak at least once at one of the three meetings
  • Turn in your membership test a week before you petition to join
  • Petition to join by giving a maiden address on any topic of your choosing
  • Be Voted in by the Society

The membership test can be found on the Documents page, under Membership Test