Associated Students of Las Positas College

How Do I become an Officer?

Officers are vital to student government; we cannot function as a successful student body without one. Becoming an officer allows you to participate in numerous leadership opportunities on and off campus, giving you the ability to meet and work with members on campus who can effectively create change on campus for the betterment of the student body as a whole. Students shall be provided an opportunity to participate in formulation and development of district and college policies and procedures that have or will have a significant effect on students.  This right includes the opportunity to participate in processes for jointly developing recommendations to the governing board regarding such policies and procedures. District and college policies and procedures that have or will have a “significant effect on students” includes the following:

  • grading policies;
  • codes of student conduct;
  • academic disciplinary policies;
  • curriculum development;
  • courses or programs which should be initiated or discontinued;
  • processes for institutional planning and budget development;
  • standards and policies regarding student preparation and success;
  • student services planning and development;
  • student fees within the authority of the district to adopt; and
  • any other district and college policy, procedure, or related matter that the district governing board determines will have a significant effect on students.

Members of the Exectuive Board shall be elected to a 1 year term of office by the last week of April. The term will begin the first day after Spring Session ends and the end of the last day of the Spring session the following academic year. members will be elected by the student body.

For any student who is interested in becoming an officer, please contact the office of student life to answer any questions. Election packets are posted on our ASLPC website beginning Spring semester for students to complete and submit to the Student Life Advisor or the Student Life Assistant.

How do I become a Senator?

Senators are an important part of the Associated Students of Las Positas College. Being a part of student government will enhance your college experience by awarding you the opportunity to represent students on the local, state, and federal level. You will also get to put on exciting events that improve student life. Senators have important responsibilities, such as communicating with other students on a regular basis in order to be able to address students’ concerns, attending weekly meetings, sitting on campus-wide committees, attending workshops to improve skills and gain knowledge relevant to student government, recruiting new members, attending retreats and conferences, and helping out with events. For more information on how to become a Senator, please review the Senator Packet. The Senator Packet is also located in the “Forms” section of our website Senators are required to attend all ASLPC meetings. Go to "Dates & Deadlines to Review the Schedule.

Any student interested in becoming a Senator must meet all requirements (listed in the Senator Packet) and submit a completed packet to the ASLPC Office. Per the ASLPC Bylaws, there is a limit on the number of Senators in the ASLPC. If there are 30 or more active Senators, prospective members will be placed on a waitlist and notified when a position becomes available. Prospective Senators on the waitlist may be given the opportunity to participate in some Student Senate activities, as decided by the Executive Officers. If a Senator position becomes available, a committee of Senators chaired by the Vice President will evaluate candidates and make a recommendation to the Student Senate, who shall then vote to approve that decision by a two-thirds (2/3) majority. A Student Senator shall be recognized after attending a student senate meeting, an orientation with the Student Senate Vice President, and receiving 150 verified student signatures during the academic year.






William Garcia
Vice President, Student Services

Nessa Julian, Ed.D
Director, Student Equity and Success

Tatiana Hernandez

Zainab Dogar
Vice President

Jasleen Gill
Inter-Club Council Chair

Garrett Culbertson
Director of Legislation

Kirstie Burgess
Director of Events

Uphie Ngwa
Director of Communications

Chris Romero
Student Trustee

Committe Reports

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