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Student Senate and Activities Board

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Student Senate

TP/SS Student Senators

The Student Senate, as an integral part of the college community, is responsible for representing the student body to the college administration, recommending the financial expenditures for student activities, securing and inviting student opinions regarding official policies and priorities, and developing activities and events that enhance the quality of Students' academic and social experiences on campus.

In recognition of these responsibilities, the Student Senate will strive to act as the conduit through which students may openly communicate to the administration, facilitate events and activities beneficial to the student body, and provide a forum for the exchange of student ideas and opinions.

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Current Student Senators

President - Hannah Manalang
Vice President - Swechchha Shrestha
Secretary - Nikitta Varghese
Treasurer - Jean Claude Lokonon
 

Senators at Large:
Abira Nor
Blen Bekel
Daniel Geneti
Emily Rowe
Gerald Ndawula


Herbert Marques
Jennifer Argueta
Kidus Girma
Trinity Fuentes



FAQ

The Student Senate, as an integral part of the college community, is responsible for representing the Student Body to the college administration, recommending the financial expenditures for student activities, securing and inviting student opinions regarding official policies and priorities, and developing activities and events that enhance the quality of Students' academic and social experiences on campus. In recognition of these responsibilities, the Student Senate will strive to act as the conduit through which Students may openly communicate to the administration, facilitate events and activities beneficial to the Student Body, and provide a forum for the exchange of Student ideas and opinions.

The senate’s primary responsibilities include addressing common student issues and above all enhancing student life during your academic career at Montgomery College. They also have a number of committees that they are involved in that provide opportunities for students to create programs and advocate for students on campus.

By joining this organization YOU have the opportunity to truly make a difference for students on campus. As a student on the TP/SS Campus, it is your responsibility to make sure your suggestions, comments, feedback and concerns are heard and clearly communicated. The Student Senate offers you the opportunity to do so and your participation will make a difference towards making your voice heard. It also will provide you to learn a number of leadership skills that you can utilize in your current and future endeavors.

  • Students who wish to serve as a Senator in the Student Senate must be in good standing at the College and free from Code of Conduct violations. Minor infractions may be left to the discretion of the Dean of Student Affairs office. 
  • Have and maintain a cumulative grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 or higher each semester while serving office.
  • Be able to attend the Student Senate meetings regularly.

Elections are available for the 2022-2023 academic year. Senator at Large applications are due on Friday, September 23rd by 5p.m.. Students are also always encouraged to get involved in our open committees as well. Information sessions will be advertised on August 1st. To register for the information sessions sign up at https://bit.ly/SENATEAPPTPSS.

Application

The Student Senate at TP/SS meet weekly every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m.. Contact kimberly.jones@montgomerycollege.edu for more information on how to attend their virtual meetings.

Meeting structure
Application

Open Committees

These committees are open to all students.

Student Activities Board – This board is a Student Senate committee open to all MC students with the purpose of enhancing the Montgomery College experience through the planning, promoting and production of events and activities on the TP/SS campus. Meetings are every Wednesday from 2-3p.m. If you interested in being in SAB, please contact Swechchha Shrestha at sshres52@montgomerycollege.edu

Marketing Subcommittee - The marketing sub committee is an open committee where students strategize marketing initiatives to advertise events hosted by the Student Senate. Students also learn how to create flyers and use social media platforms to advertise. This helps to garner attendance in all events. If you interested in being in the marketing subcommittee, please contact Swechchha Shrestha at sshres52@montgomerycollege.edu.  

Community Service Committee - This is a Student Senate committee open to all MC students who are interested in serving the Montgomery College community in person and virtually. Our goals are to help and encourage students to engage in activities dedicated to serve and assist the community by initiating beneficial projects and events. If you are interested in being part of the community service committee, please contact hmarques@montgomerycollege.edu