Student Government Association

The goal of the Student Activities Board, also known as Student Government Association (SGA), is to create knowledge, interest and participation in college affairs among students. SAB is made up of students elected by the students to represent and serve the entire student body. SAB is an integral part of Student Activities in that they support many programs including: Welcome Back Week, Gateway's Got Talent, Summerfest, Constitution Day, and many other education, social and cultural events.

Elections for SAB are held every spring semester in April and the terms are for one academic year. Students who are interested must meet all the guidelines and fill out an application to be approved.

SAB Applications are now being accepted!

Here are the position descriptions:

Qualifications:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled full-time – a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Completion of 12 Credit Hours at time of taking office.
  • Not on academic or disciplinary probation.
  • Be willing to fulfill a two semester term (Fall and Spring)
  • Hold no other primary leadership position in another student organization.
  • Attend all open and closed meetings
  • Attendance of additional advanced leadership training.
  • Be willing to attend and support other GCTC functions.

 

Executive Council Duties:

  • President:
    • Official representative of GCTC student body
    • Reports directly with GCTC Coordinator for Student Success and Engagement.
    • Preside at all meetings of the SGA Executive Council.
    • Appoint ad-hoc committees as necessary and serve as an ex-officio member of all committees.
    • Attend at least three (3) meeting of the GCTC Board of Directors.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned by the GCTC administration.
    • Attend and support three (3) events hosted by other GCTC organizations.
  • Vice President:
    • Be present at all meetings of the SGA Executive Council.
    • Assume the responsibilities and powers of the office of the President in the absence of the President.
    • Become President should a vacancy occur.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned by the SGA President.
    • Attend and support two (2) events hosted by other GCTC organizations.
  • Secretary:
    • Be present at all meetings of the SGA Executive Council.
    • Notify all members of SGA to called or regularly scheduled meetings.
    • Record minutes of all called or regularly scheduled meetings and shall prepare and distribute the minutes to all SGA members and advisors.
  • Treasurer:
    • Be present at all meetings of the SGA Executive Council.
    • Maintain accurate records of all funds relating to the SGA.
    • Prepare a monthly financial report to be presented at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Executive Council.
    • Shall perform all other duties as assigned by the SGA president.

Qualifications:

  • 5 GPA
  • Must be enrolled part-time – a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Completion of 9 Credit Hours at time of taking office.
  • Not on academic or disciplinary probation.
  • Attend all open and closed meetings
  • Attendance of additional advanced leadership training.
  • Be willing to attend and support other GCTC functions.

 

Senate Duties:

  • Senators:
    • Serve as representatives of the GCTC student body and advocates for student organizations.
    • Maintain a presence at all meetings and events and welcome guests and members at GCTC activities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the SGA President.

SAB meets the first Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Edgewood Information Commons.

The Student Activities Board is always striving to incorporate new activities and events within our traditional event calendar. If you are interested in becoming involved, contact: Colleen Grimm at 859-442-1111