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Run for an Executive Board Position

Every Spring SGCC holds a general election to elect a new executive board and a new senate. Those interested in becoming executive board members should begin attending senate meetings, general session, and keep an eye out for invitations to nominate their self for a position.

Election Season 2024

Calling all Coyotes! Election season is in full swing. Are you interested in getting more involved at your college, representing your fellow students, and building community? If so, SGCC is a great place to start. All positions are open and waiting for you to nominate yourself for office! Please review the video below to learn more. If you have questions, you're encouraged to join the SGCC Information Pronto Group to chat with current SGCC Executive Board Members and the SGCC Advisor.

Election Timeline and Links to Participate

Filing (Self-Nominations / Nominations for Faculty of the Year Awards) | March 1 - March 14, 2024 (click the link to the left to participate)

Campaigning for Elections | March 18 - April 8, 2024 (View our Campaign Guidelines)

Elections (voting) | April 8 - April 11, 2024 (ballots open Monday at 8am and closes Thursday at 4pm)

Elections Announcement and Timeline

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2024 SGCC and Election Info

Student Government Offices


Become a Senator

The Student Senate of Cerro Coso represents the collective student body. The Student Senate aims to collect and share the student voice in an effort to improve the student experience. Students from any Cerro Coso campus may become a senator.

The senators' roles include:

  • Planning and facilitating campus events
  • Recruiting new members and participating in outreach efforts for the college
  • Serving on college committees as a student representative
  • Collaborate with and support clubs

    For More Information

    • Attend SGCC Coyote Town Hall (previously General Session) on the first Tuesday of each month, 12:30-1:30, in the Lecture Center at the Ridgecrest Campus and via Zoom. All Students are invited to attend! Register to attend via Zoom.
    • Join the Associated Student Body (2023-24) Pronto group (Group Code: BFKG3L) to discuss information related to students!
    • Join the Student Senate
      • The Senate is the representative body of the students of Cerro Coso. Senators collect student interest and concern and represent students to influence change at the college
      • Assists student life with facilitating activities
      • Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 12:35pm in LRC 722 - Those interested should join the Student Senate of Cerro Coso

Students with further questions on how to participate in the SGCC, or for more information you may email SGCC Advisor, Tyson Huffman [].

The SGCC welcomes anyone who wishes to get involved. We will advise you in how to participate in clubs, events, or anything part of student life. We need you to help enrich the student atmosphere, so join an activity and share your insight and creativity. Do not worry, no experience is necessary.

Start a Club

Interested in starting a new club? Here's what you'll need:

  • A Club Charter (includes a constitution and bylaws, template provided in club charter)
  • A faculty advisor (an instructor to support your club by attending meetings and guiding your club leadership through college processes)
  • 6 prospective members (Cerro Coso students)
  • Club officers (those responsible for calling meetings, managing a budget, and taking meeting minutes) - club members can also be officers

Once you have completed a club charter, please email it to Tyson Huffman or deliver it to the switchboard (MB 2nd floor, Ridgecrest Campus).