Student Government Association

A Message from the 2017-2018 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 decision of official policies; and last, to serve as a forum for students’ ideas and opinions.”

The Student Association Officers for the 2017-2018 Academic Year are:

Student Trustee: Cam Do
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: Susan Benitez
Chairs the Executive Board meetings, sets agendas, does not vote unless to break a tie. Also, appoints members onto College-wide committees. Acts as spokesperson for the organization. Maintains weekly office hours.

Vice President of Administration: Boubacar Diallo
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.

Vice President of Academic Affairs: Mussie Demisse
Acts as parliamentarian for the SGA. Coordinates elections and appointment processes. 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.

Vice President of Student Affairs: Eva Montrond
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 Club Presidents Meetings. Maintains weekly office hours.

Vice President of Human Resources: John Gonsalves
Acts as parliamentarian for the SGA. Coordinates elections and appointment processes. 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

Vice President of Communications: Lydie Wembalonge
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.

Secretary: Sabiha Khalid
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: Ming Zhang
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: Laceyan Philips
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: Lodtz Joseph
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: Stephen Barnabas
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