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Student Senate

NHCC Student Senate - Minnesota Student College Student Association 2012-2013 Student Senate of the Year!


The Student Senate is the official voice of NHCC Students.


Meeting Dates / Times / Location

Full Senate meetings (with clubs and organizations) for fall semester 2013 are as follows:

These meetings are open and everyone is encouraged to attend!

If you would like to request to speak at a meeting or present an agenda item, email the Senate account at SSenate@nhcc.edu or contact Senate President Richard Barnier at senatepresident@nhcc.edu or 612-868-1454.



Student Senate Meeting Minutes 

Officers 2013-2014

The Student Senate shall include 6 officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Public Relations Coordinator, Treasurer, and Legislative Coordinator. Officers shall be elected in annual elections under guidelines stated in the Constitution and By-laws.


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.



Contact Information

B David Galt
Director of Student Life

Laura Goldsmith Nikolas
Student Senate Advisor

Student Senate 

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