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Student Senate


Student Senate Election Information

April 11                 Applications are due on Tuesday, April 11 at 12pm in the Student Life Office

April 12-21           Campaigning for Elections

April 18                 Candidate Open Forum – Come meet the candidates from 2pm-3:30pm in CC 244!

April 17-21           Election Voting Week (Voting is done electronically, ballots emailed to all students)

April 21                 3pm – Voting Closes. Candidates notified within 24 hours of election results.


Important Election Documents

  • Application – Due April 11th!

Student Senate Information


The Student Senate is the official voice of NHCC Students.  

Student Senate Constitution

The Constitution was revised and reviewed by campus from Spring 2015 through early Fall 2015. It was voted on and ratified on October 22, 2015. Amended on March 31, 2016. Amended on September 22, 2016.

Student Senate Leadership 2016-17

  • President - Fartun Salad
  • Vice President - Maria Nguyen
  • Secretary - Zak Haid
  • Treasurer - Lydia Damte
  • Public Relations Coordinator - Faith Teah
  • Legislative Coordinator - Katie Lawrence
  • Senators at Large: Erick Alvarado, Angie Ruiz, Eloho Egbi

2016-2017 Meeting Information

Fall 2016 Schedule - All Meetings are set for 2:30pm-4pm located in Campus Center 244
Meeting agenda’s will be posted here the Tuesday of each scheduled meeting week.

Fall Semester


Spring Semester

  • January 26, 2017
  • February 9, 2017
  • February 23, 2017
  • March 16, 2017
  • March 30, 2017
  • April 13, 2017
  • April 27, 2017

Student Senate Meeting Minutes 
Minutes from  2016-2017 Student Senate meetings will be added here. If you would like to request to speak at a meeting or present an agenda item, email senatepresident@nhcc.edu and lfort@nhcc.edu.

Fall Semester


Spring Semester

  • January 26, 2017
  • February 9, 2017
  • February 23, 2017
  • March 16, 2017
  • March 30, 2017
  • April 13, 2017
  • April 27, 2017

Student Senate Officer Eligibility

All officers shall act in accordance with the Constitution. The term for Executive Board Officers is one year beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30th of the following year. Executive Board Officers may run for and serve a second term. No one may serve as an officer of the Student Senate for more than two years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • All Student Senate Executive Board Officers shall attend all Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) General Assembly meetings. Appeals may be made to the Student Senate Executive Board.
  • The President shall preside at all Student Senate meetings, represent the Student Senate to the college and others, and shall convene the Executive Board at least monthly during an academic term.
  • The Vice President shall assume the duties and responsibilities during the President’s absence.
  • The Secretary shall record the minutes of Student Senate and maintain a permanent record of said minutes on the Student Senate computer along with a hard copy on file in the Student Senate office.
  • The Public Relations Coordinator shall be responsible for posting the agenda on the Student Senate bulletin boards two (2) days prior to a Student Senate meeting.
  • The Legislative Coordinator shall be responsible for all legislative affairs of the Student Senate that shall be conducted in the best interest of North Hennepin Community College student body. 



Contact Information

Student Life Office
Phone: 763-424-0801
Location: Campus Center

Exceptional Student Leader Stipends!

Exceptional Student Leader Stipends!

Due Friday, May 5, 2017 at 4:30pm to studentlife@nhcc.edu.

Nomination Form

Please nominate exceptional student who has shown exceptional leadership in an organization, a classroom, or area on campus. They could have played a major part in a campus event or made a significant contribution that has impacted students or the campus.

Think broadly, nominate our students today to receive a 1-credit stipend for their hard work this semester!