ASGRC Candidate

Thank you for your interest in Student Government at Green River College!

Please read through all material and complete all forms during your mandatory candidate session. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. You must submit all material. If you have any questions, please contact the ASGRC Vice President by email (ASGRC Vice President, Michela Li: mhli@greenriver.edu).

Please note: All official campaign related communications will be through the Green River Student email address you will provide to us in the Declaration of Candidacy Form section.

Elections Timeline

  • Monday, January 11: Election Applications Available (Online)
  • Tuesday, February 16: Elections Packets are due by 4:00 pm to the Student Life Office (SU 240)
  • February 17 - 27: A Mandatory Candidate Meeting will be organized for all candidates.
  • Monday, March 1: Candidates Announced
  • March 1 – April 19: Campaigning
  • Tuesday, March 30: Candidate Speech and Debate day
  • Monday, April 12: Election Begins at 8 am
  • Monday, April 19: Elections Close at 8 am, all campaign materials must be taken down by 5 pm.
  • Monday, April 19-: Election Announcements by 5 pm 

*Please Note: Candidate meeting, Speech Day and Debate Day are mandatory for all candidates. More information about speech and Debate Days will be discussed during the candidate meeting. 

The ASGRC Election schedule and events will follow the current protocol for Covid-19 as outlined by the College and the State of Washington.  In the event that the college continues to be closed during the Election season all of our events will be online and candidates will be expected to follow the health and safety guidelines outlined by the college. 

Duties:

  • The ASGRC President determines the general executive policy to be carried out during their administration.
  • Legislation is either signed or vetoed by the President when passed by the ASGRC Senate.
  • The President represents the communication link between students and the administration.
  • The President works with and gives monthly presentations to the Board of Trustees.
  • The President are also involved in the 522 Budget process and the Technology Fee Committee and may be requested to serve on other committees as well.
  • The President is required to participate in the Campus Life Leadership Program, which includes completing summer leadership training prior to the Fall quarter.
  • The President is required to work 12 hours weekly through the academic year and will be paid at the rate of the current Washington State minimum wage in King County.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.0*, prior to running for office and maintain this GPA during their entire term.
  • Candidates must be a full time student and have completed at least one full time Quarter by the end of the Fall Quarter in the academic year in the elections were held.

*Please note: After the packet has been completed, all candidates’ academic histories, GPA and credit loads will be reviewed by Student Life Staff to ensure academic qualifications are met.

Duties:

  • The ASGRC Vice President helps determine and carry out Executive Policies.
  • The Vice President serves as the Chair of the Student Senate and appoints committees within the Senate.
  • The Vice President serves on the Technology Fee Committee and may be requested to serve on other committees as well.
  • The Vice President is required to participate in the Campus Life Leadership Program, which includes completing summer leadership training prior to the Fall quarter.
  • The Vice President is required to work 12 hours weekly through the academic year and will be paid at the rate of the current Washington State minimum wage in King County.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.0*, prior to running for office and maintain this GPA during their entire term.
  • Candidates must be a full time student and have completed at least one full time Quarter by the end of the Fall Quarter in the academic year in the elections were held.

*Please note: After the packet has been completed, all candidates’ academic histories, GPA and credit loads will be reviewed by Student Life Staff to ensure academic qualifications are met.

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