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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

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Student Government Association (SGA)

The SGA is the official voice of the student body before the college faculty, administration, and staff. It is run by and for the students and provides experience and training in a democratic form of government for students serving as elected representatives.

What We Do:

  • Encourage fellow students to become involved in college life.
  • Develop and promote effective communication between the student body, administration, and the faculty.
  • Represent the student body on college-wide committees.
  • Listen to student grievances and help resolve other significant problems relating to academic life.
  • Collaborate with the OSA to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational activities for all PCCC students.

Membership

The Student Government Association (SGA) membership is composed of the entire student body, an executive and legislative board of elected student representatives, and advisor(s).

The Entire Student Body

Members of the entire student body can:

  • Attend student town hall meetings
  • Attend leadership workshops & events
  • Join or start a club/organization
  • Run for SGA Positions
  • Join SGA Committees

The Executive Branch

Membership consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

  • Executive Committees:
    • The Club Activities & Finance Committee (CAF)
    • The Elections Review Committee (ERC)

The Legislative Branch

Membership consists of the Speaker (formerly “The Parliamentarian”) and all senators.

  • Senate Committees:
    • The Awards Evaluation Committee (AEC)
    • The Academic Committee (AC)
    • The Constitution Review Committee (CRC)
    • The Student Programming Committee (SPC)

The Advisor(s)

There shall be a Primary Advisor and a Secondary Advisor. The position of the Primary Advisor is reserved for the Director of Student Activities. The Secondary Advisor position shall be a faculty member or administrator who is selected by the Executive and Legislative Board each year.

Elections

Elections are held annually during the spring semester. All students are invited to run for office if they meet the requirements for candidacy.

Eligibility requirements to run for office:

  • Be a current PCCC student
  • Have a minimum of 12 college-level credits
  • Shall possess and maintain a GPA of:
    • 3.0 GPA – Executive Board & Speaker 
    • 2.5 GPA – Senators 
  • Serve the full term (July 1st – June 30th)
  • Cannot be an Executive Board member of any other club or organization
  • Must attend one election orientation

Election Orientations:

  • For dates follow us using the PCCC Portal

For more information please contact the SGA at sga@pccc.edu

SGA Executive Branch 2021-2022

Melanie Mejia

President/ERC Chair

Afifa Tasnova

Vice President/CAF Chair

Luis S. Jimenez

Treasurer/CAF Co-Chair

TBD

Secretary

SGA Legislative Branch 2021-2022

Katie J. Morales

Speaker (The Parliamentarian)

Luis “Sebastian” Bustamante

Senator/AC Chair

Huda A. Nasereddin

Senator/AC Co-Chair

Jenny Garcia

Senator/SPC Chair

Paula R. Rodriguez S.

Senator/SPC Co-chair