Student Government Association

A Message from the 2018-2019 SGA:

“We are the Student Government Association. We have been elected by you, from among you. We are your voice and represent your interests to the college administration. We strive for the following: to advocate for the rights of all students; to recognize, promote and fund student clubs and organizations; to guarantee student participation in the determination of official policies; and last, to serve as a forum for students’ ideas and opinions.”

The Student Association Officers for the 2018-2019 Academic Year are:

Student Trustee: Mohamed Sidime
Serves as a full voting member of the Bunker Hill Community College Board of Trustees, the policy making body of the college. The Board of Trustees defines the relationship of the college to the communities it serves.

SGA President: Joan Acosta Garcia
Chairs the Executive Board meetings, sets agendas, does not vote unless to break a tie. Also, appoints students representative onto College-wide committees. Acts as spokesperson for the organization. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Meets with the President of Bunker Hill Community College one or more times a semester.

Vice President of Administration: Gesi Nuredinaj
Oversees all administrative issues concerning the SGA. Handles all financial obligations of the association (is de facto treasurer). Chairs the Student Budget Committee. Is acting President, when President is unable to attend meetings. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Provides  monthly updated budget updates to the SGA.

Vice President of Academic Affairs: Tarjany Parekh
Acts as liaison to all issues pertaining to student academic involvement. SGA liaison pertaining to issues of academic support services, and to The Tutoring and Academic Support Center. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Vice President of Student Affairs: Marcy Monteiro
Acts as liaison between all clubs and organizations and the SGA. Acts as liaison to all issues pertaining to student life at the College. Facilitates monthly meetings with the Student Club Representative Council.  Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Vice President of Human Resources: Dilras Vohidova
Acts as parliamentarian for the SGA. Coordinate elections, appointment processes and help fill vacant positions. Coordinates recruitment and training activities for the SGA. Handles all constitutional amendment issues. Acts as liaison for all student concerns pertaining to facilities. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Facilitates the successful transition from one SGA to the other

Vice President of Communications: Saangmo Lama-Yolmo
Handles all publicity and public relations activities for the SGA. Liaison with student and College news/media organizations and offices. Responsible for promoting and advertising all events, news and projects of the SGA. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Executive Secretary: Hicham Bennia
Maintains contact with and serves as liaison between the SGA and the students and staff at the Chelsea Campus. Maintains office hours at the Chelsea Campus, provides feedback to the SGA on issues related to student life at the Chelsea Campus. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Associate Vice President of the Chelsea Campus: George Nikolas
Takes minutes of SGA meetings, distributes meeting minutes to administration and staff and coordinates sending legislation through the appropriate channels. Handles all initial inquiries to the organization. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Senator-at-Large: Mamadou Adama Bah
Attends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Maadelin Chavez
Attends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Maximo Pimentel
Attends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Elidijon Tafa
Attends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Sandra Torres
Attends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

In addition to attending weekly meetings, officers of the SGA serve on a variety of College committees, including:

  • Academic Affairs Committee
  • Climate Committee (Sustainability)
  • Communications Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Facilities Planning Committee
  • General Education Committee
  • Health and Safety Committee
  • Library Committee
  • Student Services Committee
  • Technology Committee