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NHCC | North Hennepin Community College

Student Life

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Student Senate

Student Senate Election Information

April 11Applications are due at 12 p.m. in the Student Life Office.

April 12 - Campaigning begins for elections.

April 17 - Election voting week begins (voting is done electronically - ballots will be sent to students via email.

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

April 21 - Voting closes at 3 pm. Students will be notified within 24 hours.

Important Election Documents

Student Senate Information


The Student Senate is the official voice of the NHCC students.

Student Senate Constitution

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

2016 - 2017 Student Senate Leadership

  • 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

2017 - 2018 Meeting Information

Fall 2017 Schedule - all meetings are set for 2:30 pm - 4 pm in Campus Center 244.

All meeting agenda's will be posted here the Tuesday of each scheduled meeting week. 

Fall Semester

  • September 7, 2017
  • September 21, 2017

  • October 5, 2017

  • October 26, 2017

  • November 9, 2017

  • November 30, 2017

Spring Semester

  • January 25, 2018
  • February 15, 2018

  • March 1, 2018

  • March 22, 2018

  • April 15, 2018

  • April 19. 2018

Student Senate Meeting Minutes

Minutes from 2016 - 2017 meetings will be posted here. If you would like to request to speak at a meeting, or present an agenda item, email, or

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 30 of the following year. Executive board officers may run for a second term. No one may serve as an officer of the Student Senate for more than two years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • All 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 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 meeting minutes of the Student Senate and maintain a permanent record of said minutes in 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 board 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 the North Hennepin Community College student body.



Contact Information

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