Executive Officers 2019-20
ASC now accepting applications for 2020-21
The ASC is currently taking applications for the 2020-21 school year. The council will interview and select 3 executive officers in April (sophomores only) and then interview and select 8 programmers/representatives (incoming freshmen, or sophomores) in May. Please review the application materials to learn more about the responsibilities of each position, the requirements, and the many benefits, including scholarships.
The interviews will likely take place via phone or zoom. Please save the application to your computer. If you have Adobe Acrobat on your computer, you should be able to fill it out electronically and return your packet by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If not, please print out and mail your completed election packet to Rick Ross, 1202 E. 3rd St., Port Angeles, WA, 98362.
Associated Student Council
The 2019-20 ASC includes President Casandra White, Vice President Samantha Oliveira, and Vice President of Programming Elita Nevin. The Governance and Programming members include: Director of Environmental Affairs Mathew Wilkinson, Director of Marketing Katelyn Sheldon, Director of Event Planning Chloe Keenan-Merlo, Director of Event Facilitation Logan Matlock, Director of Clubs Emmanuel Lopez-Morales, Director of Public Relations EunBin Park, Director of Records and Finance Keith Seldon, and Director of College and Community Affairs Saki Kambe.
Meetings are normally 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ASC Budget below. The ASC'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."
Selecting the Leadership TeamEvery spring, a new team of student leaders is selected to serve for the following year. The application process is outlined in the documents that will be shared on this page every spring. Selection of the executive council occurs in April and the selection interviews for the rest of the team in May. Please read over and download the applications below. The three executive council positions are available only to incoming sophomores, and the other eight positions are available to incoming freshmen and currently-enrolled students. Here’s what you can expect:
- You will make new friends and improve your interpersonal relationship skills
- You will be involved in planning activities and events for the student body
- You will learn about leadership through a series of 2-credit leadership courses (electives)
- You will earn a scholarship equal to 15 credits of in-state tuition each quarter for the executive officers and 7.5 credits of in-state tuition each quarter for the eight directors.
- You will play a key role in shaping current and future student life at Peninsula College
The ASC provides a bus pass as part of Peninsula's tuition that allows 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 Pirate Central (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's Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC). Child care phone 417-6532.