New Mexico Junior College


Student Government Association

Katelynn Villanueva
Administrative Secretary Student life
Ben Alexander Building-Room 125

Marisol Arenivas

  Director of Student Life
Ben Alexander Building-Room 125

To Apply for NMJC SGA

Deadline Feb. 1,2020

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Student Government Association

Student Government is a club comprised of New Mexico Junior College students who work together to plan, coordinate, promote and finance a varied of program of activities and services for the enitre student body  throughout the school year. If you are interested in providing a voice for the students at NMJC through SGA you can pick up a student government  application located at Ben Alexander Student Center or apply online.

Student Government also provides elections for President, Vice President, Treasure which will be elected each year. (Constitution By-Laws)

SGAThe following is a description of duties:

  • President($350 Scholarship)
    Preside over all Student Senate meetings.
    Appoint temporary officers to fill vacancies until such time that an election can be held.
    Have the power to vote only in the case of a tie.
    Appoint the chairperson of the standing committees.
    Serve as chairperson of the Finance Committee.
    Appoint a Parliamentarian with consent of two-thirds vote of the Student Senate.
    Serve on student discipline hearing panel.
  • Vice-President($200 Scholarship)
    Perform the duties of the President in his/her absence.
    Vote as a regular member unless presiding, in which case he/she shall vote only in the case of a tie.
    In the event of the President’s resignation, death, or removal from office, the Vice President shall be graduated automatically to the office of the President for a period not to exceed the elected President’s unexpired term.
    Serve as an ex-officio member on all standing committees.
  • Treasurer($200 Scholarship)
    Keep an account of receipts, disbursements, and the balance of the Student Senate treasury, and at each regular meeting shall give a report thereof.Keep accurate records of the Student Senate meetings.
    File minutes of each Student Senate meeting.
    Handle all official correspondence.
    Keep a roll of all members of the Student Senate, checking the roll at each meeting and recording in the minutes of each meeting the names of all members present and/or absent.


Other Duties of Student Government Members

  • Attend all meetings and activities as schedule (More than three unexcused absences warrants dismissal from your SGA position)
  • Plan and participate in the following activiities:
  • Welcome Back events , Homecoming week, Fall Festival, Alcohol Awareness, Communty service, Halftime games, cultural events.