Student Government Association

A Message from the 2022-2023 SGA
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“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 2022-2023 Academic Year are:

Student Trustee: Manuel A. Olaya

Manuel A. Olaya headshotServes 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: Justin Munoz

Senator-at-Large: Justin MunozChairs 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: Cameron Wilson 

Vice President of Human Resources: Cameron WilsonOversees 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: Courtney C. Obiajulu

Courtney ObiajuluActs 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.

Vice President of Student Affairs: Carolay Suarez Pena 

Carolay Suarez PenaActs 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: Yassir Dembri

Yassir Dembri headshotActs 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: Maria Emilia Hickey

Maria HickeyHandles 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: Jasmine Rigueur

Jasmine Rigueur headshotTakes 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: Anne-Meryll Gedeus

Anne-Merryl GedeuAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Tim Beinborn

Tim Beinborn headshotAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Auderulca “Annalee” Ashmarah

Annalee AshmarahAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: TBD

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: TBD

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: TBD

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: TBD

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
  • Communications Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Facilities, Health, Safety and Sustainability Advisory Committee
  • General Education Standards Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Library Committee
  • Planning and Innovation Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
  • Student Services Committee
  • Technology Committee