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Student Government

The Student Government Association (SGA) provides students the opportunity to be active in their campus and local communities. Members attend weekly meetings where they discuss various events, activities and issues, and participate in service projects, learn about the governance process and make new and lasting friendships. Involvement in SGA helps students become leaders as they gain confidence, practice collaboration and develop networking skills that will serve them for a lifetime.

The Student Government Association is looking for students willing to fill positions in our Executive Board and Student Senate. If you are interested you must be a full time student and have no violations of the Student Code of Conduct, with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

The Student Government is looking for students for the following positions:

Coordinator of Internal Affairs –The Coordinator Internal Affairs is second in charge in the Senate. They are responsible for insuring that all clubs and senate members are fulfilling their obligations to the SGA. This position is elected by the student body of DCC.

Treasurer of the SGA - The Treasurer of the SGA oversees the Student Activities Fund. They are in charge of the Budget Committee, which reviews all budget and fundraising requests. The Treasurer must also sign all payment requests. This position is elected by the student body of DCC.

Student Trustee –The Student Trustee is a member of the board of Trustees of the College. The Board of Trustees sets policies and approves all actions of the college. The Student Trustees is a voice for the students on this board. This position is elected by the student body of DCC.

Student Senator – Senators attend the SGA Senate meetings on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. Senators represent the students, so they need to be aware of issues concerning the students to be able act as a link between the students and the Senate. This position is elected by the Student Senate. For the fall 2020 semester Senate meetings will meet via zoom once per month.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact Matt Hanlon at hanlon@sunydutchess.edu.