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STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS


Nominations are now open for the 2019-2020 Student Government Association. All SGA positions are re-elected each academic year, for a term that begins the day after Commencement, and extends through Commencement the following year. SGA Elections cover the following positions:

  • *President
  • *Vice President for Legislative Affairs
  • *Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • *Vice President for Student Affairs
  • *Vice President for Finance & Administration
  • *Vice President for Public Relations & Communication
  • *Campus Activities Board Chair
  • ^(12) Senators
  • ^(8) Judicial Affairs Committee Representatives
  • ^(5) At-Large College Council Representatives
* - Students may only run for one Cabinet position, but may also declare for Senate, Judicial Affairs, and College Council.
^ - For positions needing multiple students, the students (equal to the number shown above) receiving the highest vote totals shall be selected.


All nominations are due in the Office of Student Life no later than 12:00pm on Monday, May 6. Candidates must attend the elections meeting at 3:00pm on Monday, May 6, in room U-217.


Complete information and position descriptions are in the above Nominations Packet and in the SGA Constitution. More information is also available below:


IMPORTANT DATES

May 6 (12pm) - Nominations Close

May 6 (3pm) - Candidate Orientation in U-217

May 13-16 - Online Voting Occurs

June 28-30 - SGA Training Retreat


Cabinet
The seven positions marked with an asterisk (*) are the SGA Cabinet. Cabinet positions will parallel KCC Administrative positions, and will meet regularly with their designated admin contact to discuss campus issues and address student concerns.

CAB Chair
The CAB Chair is a member of the SGA Cabinet, but is also responsible for chairing the Campus Activities Board, and overseeing all of its operations.

Senate
The SGA Senate will work directly with the KCC academic department chairs to deal with matters directly related to the individual departments and their students. Senators will also provide the main voice for the position of the student body as a whole and will devise solutions for campus-wide student issues.

Judicial Affairs Committee
Judicial Affairs Committee exists separate from KCC SGA, and is overseen by the campus' Chief Judicial Officer, through the Office of Student Affairs. Eight students will be selected as student representatives, and will work alongside faculty and staff to hear and render decisions on student judicial cases, as requested. Students do NOT have to run for any other SGA positions in order to run for Judicial Affairs Committee.

College Council

In addition to 15 KCC SGA positions which will automatically be appointed to College Council, five additional at-large candidates to College Council will be elected. College Council is the campus-wide, shared governance body, with student, faculty, and staff representatives. Students do NOT have to run for any other SGA positions in order to run for College Council at-large.

Nominees
All nominees MUST:
Violations
Any violations of the Election or Campaign Guidelines must be reported, in writing, within 24 hours to the Office of Student Life, or via email at studentlife@kbcc.cuny.edu.

Office of Student Life
Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Room C-123
Phone:  (718) 368-5597
Fax: (718) 368-4801
studentlife@kbcc.cuny.edu


Maria Patestas
Director
maria.patestas@kbcc.cuny.edu

David Prevost

Assistant Director
david.prevost@kbcc.cuny.edu

Lauren Ferguson
Coordinator for Events and Diversity Programs
lauren.ferguson@kbcc.cuny.edu 


Jadzia Ezri Dalziel 
Administrative Coordinator
jadzia.dalziel@kbcc.cuny.edu

Raquel Torres
Student Life Coordinator
raquel.torres@kbcc.cuny.edu

Kathryn Kelly 
Secretary


Office Hours:

Monday...........8am-7pm
Tuesday...........8am-7pm
Wednesday....8am-5pm
Thursday.........8am-5pm
Friday ..............8am-5pm

*Late hours are only when Fall/Spring classes are in session.
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