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Student Senate

Congratulations to the newly-elected 2016-17 Senate Executive Board:

President – Fartun Salad
Vice President – Maria Nguyen
Secretary – Zak Haid
Treasurer – Jerusa Nyakundi
Public Relations Coordinator – Faith Teah
Legislative Coordinator – Katie Lawrence

Senator-at-Large – Calista Mateuszyzcyk, Cassandra Lewis, Erick Alvarado

This team will begin office on July 1, 2016.


The Student Senate is the official voice of NHCC Students.  

Student Senate Constitution

The Constitution was revised and reviewed by campus from Spring 2015 through early Fall 2015. It was voted on and ratified on October 22, 2015. Amended on March 31, 2016.

2015-16 Student Senate Officers

Sebastian Rivera, Student Senate President
Basil Ajuo, Student Senate Vice President
Asia Blanford, Student Senate Secretary
Audua Pugh, Student Senate Treasurer
Eunice Ibama, Student Senate Public Relations Coordinator
Quintin Heard, Student Senate Legislative Coordinator

 Other Student Senate Positions

  • Senators-at-Large
  • Ombuds
  • Club & Organization Representatives


Elections are just around the corner for next year's Student Senate. There are open positions for President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Legislative Coordinator, Public Relations Coordinator, and Senators at Large. See applications at the top of the page! If you are interested in getting involved in Student Senate, please contact Student Life for more information!

2015-2016 Meeting Information

Spring 2016 Schedule - All Meetings are set for 2:30pm-4pm, CC 244
Meeting agenda’s will be posted here the Tuesday of each scheduled meeting week.

Student Senate Meeting Minutes 
Minutes from  2015-2016 Student Senate meetings will be added here. If you would like to request to speak at a meeting or present an agenda item, email senatepresident@nhcc.edu and lfort@nhcc.edu.

Student Senate Officer Eligibility

All officers shall act in accordance with the Constitution. The term for Executive Board Officers is one year beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30th of the following year. Executive Board Officers may run for and serve a second term. No one may serve as an officer of the Student Senate for more than two years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • All Student Senate Executive Board Officers shall attend all Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) General Assembly meetings. Appeals may be made to the Student Senate Executive Board.
  • The President shall preside at all Student Senate meetings, represent the Student Senate to the college and others, and shall convene the Executive Board at least monthly during an academic term.
  • The Vice President shall assume the duties and responsibilities during the President’s absence.
  • The Secretary shall record the minutes of Student Senate and maintain a permanent record of said minutes on the Student Senate computer along with a hard copy on file in the Student Senate office.
  • The Public Relations Coordinator shall be responsible for posting the agenda on the Student Senate bulletin boards two (2) days prior to a Student Senate meeting.
  • The Legislative Coordinator shall be responsible for all legislative affairs of the Student Senate that shall be conducted in the best interest of North Hennepin Community College student body. 


Elections information for the 2016-2017 Student Senate will be available in March 2016.



Contact Information

Student Life Office
Phone: 763-424-0801
Location: Campus Center