The Student Body Association serves as the recognized representative of Shoreline Community College students on campus. Student leaders provide a student perspective to the college on campus life and the quality of educational programs and services on campus. Student leaders have the opportunity to address the Board of Trustees, staff members and committees on issues they deem important. They serve on faculty appointment review committees and on faculty and screening hiring committees, and participate in developing the strategic plans, policies and priorities of the college.
Shoreline Community College offers a wide variety of student activities and programs, including various publications, intramural and intercollegiate sports, performing arts, student government committees and student clubs and organizations. These programs provide opportunities to participate in social, cultural, recreational and educational experiences outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to join organizations on campus in the belief that this participation can build lasting friendships, provide unique educational opportunities and establish support systems of peers and faculty and staff advisors.
Students with interests not represented by an existing group are encouraged to share their abilities by creating new clubs and organizations.
The Parliament is composed of ten paid representatives, all
of whom are elected or hired during Spring Quarter. Each have specific
responsibilities outlined in the Student Body Association Constitution.
The parliament manages the Student Services and Activities Fee Budget (including funding clubs and organizations),
the Student Technology Fee Budget, and the PUB Renovation Fee Budget.
The parliament also provides recognition of new student clubs and
organizations, and serves as a forum for student issues and concerns.
Responsibilities of the parliament, including the structure of standing
committees on Budget and Finance, Constitution and Bylaws, and
Communications are outlined in the Student Body Association
Constitution, available in the Student Government Office or on the
The President shall chair Parliament meeting and maintain a Strategic plan for Student Body Association, students and College. With represent students, the President address important issue at a Strategic Planning Committee, and Board Of Trustee. Act As a liaison between students, college administration and college committees, as well as liaison between the Student Body Association. Student Body President will be represent of Student, and activities shall assist maintaining friendly relationships with other schools.Kanpong Thaweesuk
Hi, I am an international student from Thailand, and I go shortly by "Gun". I am now serving on my 2nd year term as the Student Body President. Involvement with the campus events/activities has provided me with priceless opportunities to learn and develop identity, skills, knowledge, and abilities. I appreciate the opportunities and intend to share them with Shoreline students.
As the Student Body President, I value and strive to promote the representation of student voices. I firmly believe that student voices should be the interest of the college as its core. My goal is to create the culture and system at the college where students are educated and empowered to make decisions about their education, and all has opportunities and supports to achieve their goals at the college regardless of their identities. I welcome you to email me or stop by at the Student leadership Center, PUB 9301 anytime.
It is both the role and responsibility of the Prime Minister to manage, influence, and create campus environments that promote diversity and student success through advocacy and representation on Campus Wide Committees, participation in Campus Activities & Events, etc... The Prime Minister is expected to establish and maintain successful professional relationships with SCC Students, Administrators, Faculty, and Staff and thus providing these areas with an intimate knowledge of issues affecting students and thereby demonstrating “student voice.”The Prime Minister is also expected to be the most technologically innovative member of Parliament, researching and proposing new technologies, processes, and methods that would better benefit the Student Body.Joice Pranata
Hello, my name is Joice Pranata. I am your SBA Prime Minister for 2012-2013. As Prime Minister and a representative member of the student body, I serve as liaison between faculty and students to ensure that student educational goal is achieved. It is my top most priority to advocate for student voice, especially in the implementation of up-to-date technology in Shoreline Community College to enhance students' learning experience and efficiency of college operations. It is a great honor for me to have this opportunity to serve and represent you. I would be more than happy to hear your questions, suggestions, or concerns and to assist you.StudentPM@shoreline.edu
The Minister of Communications shall organize and chair the Communication Committee, meet on a regular basis with each Member of Parliament to keep informed about all the activities of the Student Government and discuss how to communicate each issue transparently and responsibly. The Minister of Communications shall publicize the activities of the Parliament to the College community, gather general suggestions and input from students.Lenka Savina
Hello! My name is Lenka Savina, your Student Body Minister of Communication. I came from Jakarta, Indonesia with a will to be successful and outstanding on campus. I have always wanted to be part of Student Leadership to acquire my academic goals. I am majoring in Interior Design and am intending to complete my AA Degree here at Shoreline Community College. “Communication is the real work of leadership” I believe this quote reflects my current job. Through communication, we can guide and deliver information; something that I need to do in order to be leader. As Minister of Communication, I will be happy to serve the students and make information about our campus more accessible, because I want to see students get involved at SCC. I will be the one who reports all information that students need.StudentComm@shoreline.edu
The Minister of Constitutional Affairs shall assist clubs and organizations with their constitutions, including providing quarterly workshop on club and organization legal responsibilities for funds expenditure. Be familiar with and be able to research and communicate students c, club’s and organization rights and responsibilities, the Association Constitutions and its By-Laws, college policy, Washington local, State, and Federal laws, also act as liaison between the Association and other student governments.Elouiessa Muana
Hello everyone, my name is Elouiessa Muana. It is an honor to serve you as your 2012-2013 Minister of Constitutional Affairs (MOCA). I am truly excited to kick this year off strong with you. As such, I will provide you assistance with the Constitution and the By-laws of the College. As a former Student Council President and Editor in Chief at my high school in the Philippines, my interest in student advocacy remains firm. I know that I am prepared to effectively advocate the students’ voices here in Shoreline Community College. I bring the same passion, work-ethic and dedication as your Minister of Constitutional Affairs. I am actively involved in the campus, from being a Lead Mentor in HEROES to a student committee member in Campus Diversity Action Committee. I also participate in other clubs such as the WordSmithies and All African Club. I am drawn to serving my fellow students and encouraging them take advantage of all the opportunities the school has to offer for them to have the best college life experience. As your MOCA, I will assist and address your concerns about clubs and organization’s constitution to help you fulfill your goal. I will be the liaison between the College Association and student organizations. I will also work on revising the Constitution and it’s By-Laws to fit the students’ goals and needs. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with. I will be more than happy to provide assistance.StudentConstitution@shoreline.edu
The Minister of Treasury shall determine annual operating budget for the Parliament, decide where the money is allocated, and report the Association’s budget to the Parliament. Develop student-oriented policies and processes relating to the Parliament finances, and act as liaison between the Association and the College administration on budgetary and capital projects issues.
Hello everyone, my name is Alex Peterson and I am your Minister of Treasury for the 2012-2013 school year. As a member of Parliament and the Student Leadership Center, my first and foremost mission is to voice student interests and perspectives on matters concerning the governance and administration of Shoreline Community College, especially matters pertaining to the Student Body Association. As the Minister of Treasury I specifically want to open up more resources for student programs, activities, and clubs here at Shoreline to ensure that we continue to host a thriving extracurricular environment, as well as maintain fiscal responsibility within the Student Body Association. Academically, my interests include economics, finance, mathematics, and statistics. My goal here at Shoreline is to graduate Spring 2013 with an AA in accounting, and then move on to UW beginning in Winter 2014, where I plan on majoring in economics, as well as minoring in math and statistics. My ultimate career goal is to become an actuary. On my own time, I enjoy good food, good books, random music that I like, keeping up to date on contemporary economic issues, bike riding, hanging out with my twin brother, good times with friends, church activities, and a good cigar every now and then. If you have any questions about my position, Parliament, or anything else, please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone, or just drop by the Student Leadership Center so we can chat. I will be happy to answer any questions that you have!Office Hours: 206.533.6780 | StudentTreasury@shoreline.edu
The Minister of Government shall promote and conduct elections and chair all hiring processes for parliament, administer the college civic week, promote legislative activities on campus, maintain information regarding state and federal legislation that could affect students, be the connection between the state and government.Karina Sindunata
Hi, my name is Karina Sindunata. I am your new Minister of Government for 2012-2013. I am an international student from Indonesia. This is my second year in Shoreline Community College and currently majoring in business. It is such an honor to serve on the SCC Student Body Association. My goal is to encourage student to get involved in the civics program and leadership positions. Let me know if you have any questions or concerns regarding civics program, hiring, and election. You are more than welcome to email me. I will be happy to assist you!StudentCivics@shoreline.edu
The SBA Minister of Records is in charge of keeping accurate minutes of parliament meetings, sending out draft agendas, maintain parliament’s website, and ensure all public records are accessible to all members of the community. He/she is responsible to ensure that all agenda minutes and drafts are properly updated and released to the public in a timely manner. The Minister of Records has the privilege of working with Student Government, Student Clubs and Organizations, as well as staff and faculty at Shoreline Community College. As the Minister of Records, you will gain the necessary skills to work in a professional environment. You will also have the opportunity to offer organization and order to student government.Jason Hwang
Hi, my name is Jason Hwang, your 2011-2012 SBA Minister of Records. This is my 2nd year at Shoreline with a major in Business. It is my pleasure to be a Student Government member, and to advocate for our student community.
As a member of the Student Parliament this year, I plan on getting students more involved in the decision-making process of the Student Government. The next goal on my agenda is implementing a document retention database that is both user-centric and transparent for project stakeholders. Also, Student Government will be launching a new website next year. I'm looking forward to your feedback! Feel free to email me, and I'm happy to address your concerns!
The Minister of Social Justice shall connect students with volunteer, community service, and service learning opportunities, promote social justice and environmental sustainability in curriculum and operations, and assist students with issues related to systematic, institution- wide violations of human rights.
Hi my name is Danae Harrison-Corey! I’m really excited to serve on Student Leadership as your Minister of Social Justice this year. I attend Shoreline for Digital Audio Engineering so you can find me most times in the music building or the PUB. As your 2012-2013 Minister of Social Justice, I look forward to meeting new faces, promoting and establishing diversity, sustainability, and equality throughout the campus. I’m looking at volunteering and being involved with all that the campus has to offer since this is my last year at Shoreline. In my spare time I read, volunteer, play games, make music and eat lots of Pho. Don’t be shy, come say hi!StudentJustice@shoreline.edu
The position of Minister of Finance is a paid position at Shoreline Community College in the Student Leadership Center. As the Minister of Finance, you will be expected to be a member of the 10-member parliament at SCC. Along with being a part of the weekly parliament meetings, the Minister of Finance will also be required to process, analyze, and interpret funding requests from student funded clubs and organizations throughout the academic year. Also, the Minister of Finance will be required to serve as the chair of the Budget and Finance committee, take a part in the Student Services & Activities committee, and also take part in the Enrollment Management committee.Shu Wei Kuo (Wade Elwell)
Hi, my name is Shu-Wei Kuo, I go by Wade on campus. I am an international student from Taichung City, Taiwan, your 2012-2013 Minister of Finance. This is my second year in Shoreline Community College. It’s my pleasure to be on Student Body Association, and I’m looking forward to serving and providing useful informations to all of you. Also, I’m the President of PTK and currently major in Electrical Engineering. Feel free to ask me questions about involving on campus or even academics. My goal is to spend our budget wisely and make everyone happy.StudentFinance@shoreline.edu
Student Advocate shall promote advocacy around campus on helping students who feel they have not been treated fairly, in grading, in financial aid, in services, or in any social context, negotiating on their behalf, and help students file grievances for any unresolved disputes. Develop an annual campus-wide student survey and maintain a financial assistance packet.Latina Brooks
Hi, my name is Latina Brooks and I am your Student Advocate for '11-12 school year. I am originally from Brooklyn, New York, but I've lived in Seattle, WA for about 7 years. Before coming to Shoreline Community College I worked for over 15 years in healthcare as a Certified Nursing Assistant. I also worked for 3years as a Medical front office Assistant, and 2 year as a Women's' Advocate for a few Domestic Violence Shelters in Seattle. I came to Shoreline Community College in Winter 2011 to pursue a degree in Social Work. My goal is to transfer to University of Washington to earn a BA in Social Work. I love working with people and advocating for people who don't feel they have a voice. I am your voice at Shoreline Community College if you are having trouble articulating your needs to students, teachers or other faculty members, or if you feel that there is any unfairness with regard to grades, financial aid, social situations, or student services. Please contact me and I will advocate the issue on your behalf.StudentAdvocate@shoreline.edu
Hi everyone, I'm Lam Dinh, an international student from Hanoi, Vietnam. I'm currently majoring in business and am trying my best to earn an AA degree in the major. It is my pleasure to be an events coordinator for the year 2012-2013 to serve the interests of the students. My vision as an events coordinator is to forge a closer bond among the diverse student body of Shoreline Community College through enjoyable and meaningful activities. Feel free to contact me, through email, phone or in person, if you have any queries or questions, or just want someone to talk to. Let's make the college even more vibrant and fun-loving.SBAEvents1@shoreline.edu
Hello everyone! My name is Jovonna Vaughn and I am the Student Event Coordinator. I am passionate, personable and powerful. Ready to help all students, staff and faculty. My goal as SBA Event Coordinator would be successful in coordinating events for students and having fun with this job. I would love to hear from all of you what kind of events you want and how you want it to be. It's a great pleasure for me to be serving all of you.SBAEvents4@shoreline.edu
The SBA Graphic Artist is in charge of the design needs of the Student Body. This includes maintaining Student Leadership Bulletin Boards, creating content for the College Channel of the Digital Signage System (TVs in the PUB). It is the responsibility of the Graphic Artist to design posters, documents, printed signs, flyers, and other various materials. The Graphic Artist has the privilege of working with Student Government, Student Clubs and Organizations, as well as staff and faculty at Shoreline Community College.Asher Koch SBAGraphicArtist@shoreline.edu
The Media Technician helps coordinate all student events by providing technical assistance to all outside events held in the Pagoda Union Building and surrounding property. Also, the Media Technician is responsible for providing technical advising to students, faculty, special event coordinators, and rental staff for all events held at the PUB.Jeremy Kim SLCMediaTech1@shoreline.edu
The Advisor of Student Parliament oversees the tasks of all Parliament members in the Student Leadership Center.Tonya Drake
Interim Advisor for the Student Body Association.firstname.lastname@example.org
The office assistant of the Student Leadership Center prepares and manages correspondence, reports and documents.
My name is Lisa Smith, Office Assistant to the Student Leadership Center. This is my 12th year with the center, so you may have guessed that I love working with Jamie and the students. I also like to go to movies, walk, hike and read. I am an animal lover and a member of the ASPCA, and the proud mother of one 18 year old son, a dog, a cat, and 14 student email@example.com