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It's time to elect our Student Government Association!

To get on the ballot, you must email Tina Schettini the following information, and check out the finer details in the accordion below. Want to serve as the BCC Student Trustee next year, be sure to note that in your emial to Tina and see the notes on the Student Trustee responsibilities below:

Deadline EXTENDED for nominations is April 29 at 12:00 PM.
For any of the positions you run for please email Tina the following:
• Your name
• Position running for – SGA Member/Student Trustee
• Program of Study and # of credits
• Brief Paragraph of yourself and what you would bring the SGA Membership/Student Trustee
• You may include a flyer to represent yourself for the campaign – I will then include this with the ballot.

We encourage you to take to your own social media and campaign for yourself. An email will be sent to all students with a link to a Survey Monkey which will act as the ballot.

  • If nominating yourself for SGA Membership:

    If nominating yourself for SGA Membership:
    Description: The BCC Student Government Association (SGA) is the legislative, representative, and investigative body of the college's student population. The SGA is a program designed to recruit, retain and relate to prospective and current students. Students interested in representing the student body on the SGA must be taking a minimum of one (1) credit hour per semester. Students must have already attained freshman status and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 per semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
    Reasons to get involved:
    • Receive leadership and community skills training
    • Build a stronger self-image
    • Learn how to work effectively as a team
    • Develop and use critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Establish references for future employment
    • Acquire necessary job skills
    • Plus much more . . .
    • Some responsibilities include:
    • Working at new student orientations
    • Community Outreach
    • Fundraising
    • Plus much more . . .
    Meetings: (1 hour)
    Weekly on Tuesday from 2:00-3:00.

  • If nominating yourself for Student Trustee (1 seat available)

    If nominating yourself for Student Trustee (1 seat available)
    Description:
    https://www.berkshirecc.edu/about-bcc/public-records-and-disclosures/governance/board-of-trustees/
    Responsibilities:
    • Attending all BCC Board of Trustees meetings;
    • Writing a monthly SGA Report to read at the Board of Trustees meeting.
    • Representing and informing the SGA about all Board of Trustees meetings and providing a monthly Trustee’s report to the SGA for submission to the Continuity Book.
    • Being a liaison between the Student Government Association/student body and the Board of Trustees
    • Maintaining full-time or part time student status.
    • Participation in SAC (Student Advisory Council) which is a statewide organization created to set up a dialogue between student leaders from every public college and university in Massachusetts and the Board of Higher Education. Attendance at SAC meetings.


The BCC Student Government Association (SGA) is the legislative, representative, and investigative body of the college's student population. The SGA is a program designed to recruit, retain and relate to prospective and current students. Members are currently enrolled students elected each spring in college-wide elections. Candidates must have a 2.000 or higher grade point average.

We would like to familiarize you with the SGA and let you know how you can get involved. Both you and the College benefit from your involvement in these activities; we hope you'll join us. Below are some important reasons to get involved.

  • Receive leadership and community skills training
  • Build a stronger self-image
  • Learn how to work effectively as a team
  • Develop and use critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Establish references for future employment
  • Acquire necessary job skills
  • Plus much more . . .

Some responsibilities include:

  • Working at new student orientations
  • Community Outreach
  • Fundraising          
  • Plus much more . . .
Interested in applying or learning more?

Send an email to sga@berkshirecc.edu

Want to attend a meeting?

We meet each Tuesday from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. Follow this Zoom link: Join Zoom Meeting

You can view the SGA Constitution.

Visit the SGA Blog

Contact Us

(413) 236-1603
sga@berkshirecc.edu

A-113 located in the Student Engagement Center