Student Government (ASC)
Associated Student Council
The Associated Student Council is the governing body for the students of Peninsula College. It is comprised of three executive officers and nine other officers, all selected in the spring. The 2015-16 ASC includes President Sydney Roberts, Vice President Zak Hoskins, and Vice President of Programming Kennedy Whitehead. The Governance and Programming members include: David Copeland, Director of Legislative Affairs; Mia Steben, Director of Clubs; Michele Whan, Director of Records and Finance; Jeannevieve Davidson, Director of Community and Environmental Affairs; Luthfan Wicaksono, Director of Marketing; Emily Larson, Director of Public Relations; Jeremiah Hobbs, Director of Event Planning; Kristy Diep, Director of Event Facilitation.
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 email@example.com (link sends e-mail).
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. (link sends e-mail)
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 2014-15 ASC 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."
Selection of Officers for 2016-17
Two separate committees will select executive officers, represenatives and programmers through an application process this spring. Applications for the three Executive Officer positions (President, Vice President, Vice President of Programming) has closed. An application for the other nine positions is available on this page (see below). Interested students, including incoming 2016-17 freshmen, are encouraged to read over the eligibility materials, job discriptions and application procedures to learn about each of the positions. Please contact Rick Ross, Associate Dean for Athletics and Student Life at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-417-6533 with questions about that process.
The ASC provides a bus pass as part of Peninsula's tuition that, starting fall quarter of 2015, will allow students who qualify to ride Clallam Transit and Jefferson Transit buses. Click here for details on who qualifies and how to pick up your pass.
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 at the Student Services front desk.
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.
The ASC assists with funding for the college Early Childhood Educare Center. Phone 417-6532.