The speaker is also running to be next year's vice president.
In all, 61 students are running for executive and legislative positions on the body.
SGA voted 23-13 in favor of the "Double A" grading system during a virtual meeting last night.
The body also discussed emergency changes to the school's grading system.
The student groups argue the move represented a misuse of student fees.
The SGA has subsidized the training two semesters in a row, lowering the cost for students.
The body voted Wednesday to request Darryll Pines hold open forums with students.
The proposed legislation would create a council to advise the University System of Maryland on student-athlete concerns.
Officials spoke about the group at an SGA meeting last week.
Perillo is set to start at this university on Jan. 21.