Student Government (ASC)

Special Election April 24

The Associated Student Council will hold a Special Election, set for 9 a.m to 3 p.m. on April 24 in the Pirate Union Building where students currently enrolled in six or more credits will have the opportunity to vote on four ballot measures. A description of those ballot measures is available in the document below.

Associated Student Council

The Associated Student Council is the governing body for the students of Peninsula College. It is comprised of three executive officers, elected in the spring, and nine other officers, selected in the spring. Leading the 2013-14 Peninsula College Associated Student Council are: President Emma Sackett, Vice President Briana Estrellado, Vice President of Programming Candy Roland and representatives/programmers Habibah Ahmad, Solana Ashe, Steve Devoe, Jaedyn Joers, Gloria Lam, Laura Morgan, Madison Pilster, Justin VanBuskirk and Chris Wagnon.

Meetings are held at 12:30 on Tuesdays, October through June in the ASC Conference Room, located on the south side of the PUB. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. To contact the ASC, call 360-417-6432 or e-mail at asc@pencol.edu.

It is common to have openings on the ASC throughout the course of the year. For more information on those opportunities, please contact ASC Advisor Rick Ross at 360-417-6533 or rross @pencol.edu. 

The ASC's primary function is to develop the student budget and to oversee student activities and programs, including concerts, dances, child care, clubs, athletics, recreation, field trips, etc. See 2011-12 S&A Fee expenditures below. It's purpose, as stated in the ASC Constitution is as follows: "It shall be the purpose of the student body of Peninsula College to provide and maintain a unity and harmony among students, to establish a favorable relationship between the student body and the community, and to bring about an active student participation in college affairs."

DVD Checkout

The ASC provides a library of DVD movies for free checkout with an ID card.

Student ID Cards

Associated Student Body identification cards provide a photo identification for college students and also free or reduced admission to a variety of college-sponsored events. A number of local businesses offer discounts for Peninsula Students with a current Student ID (see ASC office for participating businesses). Students can get their photos taken for a free ID card on Tuesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., except during breaks. 

Clubs

The ASC provides funding and support for a variety of clubs and organizations and encourages students to form new clubs. See a current list of clubs on our club web page or on the Club bulletin board in the PUB. For more information on clubs, contact the ASC.

Child Care

The ASC assists with funding for the college Early Childhood Educare Center. Phone 417-6532.

The general election for ASC president, vice president and vice president of programming will be held in April. The nine representatives are appointed following an interview process annually in May.