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ASFC Student Elections

ASFC Student 2022-2023 Elections

Thank you to all who participated in this year's May election — as candidates and voters!

Official Ballot Results

TITLE CANDIDATE VOTES
Student Trustee Chamu Palaniappan 116
Student Trustee Gil D Rubinstein 48
Student Trustee Jongmoon Kim 14
President Skye Bridges 122
President Thuy Thanh Phi 61
Vice President of Finance Elleway Wu 130
Vice President of Finance Kyle Slaughter 31
Vice President of Administration Jacob Alviar 110
Vice President of Administration Faaris Mian 65
Vice President of Inter Club Council (ICC) Kieran Rege 141
Vice President of Activities Council Nova Moody 135
Vice President of Senate Alisa Mack 149
Senator Ahmet Hosgur 100
Senator Arjun Rewari 113
Senator Jerry Chen 73
Senator Saintra Thai 131
Senator Molara-Ade Mabogunje 125
Senator Ranjan Akre 84
Senator Mike X 68

Important 2022 Dates & Deadlines

If you have class or other commitments during Info Session or Candidate Meeting times,  please email smalldaphne@fhda.edu to make alternate arrangements.

DATE EVENT DESCRIPTION & TIME

THU
APRIL 14

2 PM

INFO SESSION/ASFC OPEN HOUSE

Room 2020 (Toyon Room) and via Zoom (Campus Council)

OPEN HOUSE ZOOM RECORDING

Before filling out the application form, please carefully read all candidate requirements and important  election dates listed on the application page. Application is now closed.

 View Application PAGe & FORM

TUES
APRIL 19
12 PM

CANDIDATE INFORMATION MEETING

Session postponed due to Technical Difficulties. Please join us Wed, April 20th for our Candidate Informational Meeting. 

Please contact smalldaphne@fhda.edu.

WED
APRIL 20

12 PM

2 PM

ALTERNATE CANDIDATE INFORMATION MEETING

Candidate information session for students who have submitted an application or are interested in running for elected officer positions for the 2022-23 academic year.

Join by Zoom @ 12 PM

Join by zoom @ 2pm

WED
APRIL 20

ONLINE APPLICATION DUE @ 11:59 PM

Application Closed

You'll need to include & email the following to: smalldaphne@fhda.edu 

  1. Email 100 Word Ballot Statement
  2. Video (1 minutes or less)
  3. Self-provided ballot photo (cropped to 100x100 px)

Questions? Email smalldaphne@fhda.edu 

MON
APRIL 25

ONLINE CAMPAIGN PERIOD BEGINS

MON
MAY 2

ONLINE VOTING PERIOD BEGINS
Opens at 8 a.m.

THU
MAY 5

ONLINE VOTING PERIOD ENDS
Closes at 2 p.m.

Submit Online Report by 4 p.m. by email to: smalldaphne@fhda.edu 

THU
MAY 12

OFFICIAL RESULTS

Be Involved, Run for ASFC Government

NOTE: The Election Codes are currently being revised to meet virtual election standards. 

These ASFC elected position descriptions below are for a basic reference, and are not limited to just what is said below. For better understanding of a specific position, you  may email and/or set up a meeting with ASFC Advisor Daphne Small smalldaphne@fhda.edu

 

Elected ASFC Positions

President

ASFC President: Expect a weekly time commitment of 10-15 hours. The President motivates and unites the various boards in student government. The president sets the agenda for weekly Campus Council meetings, chairs those meetings, and is available to solve student issues on campus.

  • Chair weekly Campus Council meetings Thursdays 2:00-4:00
  • Chair President’s Board meetings & Cabinet
  • Attend weekly ASFC budget meetings Tuesdays 2:00-4:00.
  • Atten shared governance, Academic Senate, and SSCCC meetings
  • Meet weekly with ASFC Advisor & bi-monthly with Dean of Students
  • Highly recommended to be familiar with parliamentry procedure and be active in ASFC for the acacdemic

Vice Presidents

  • Attend weekly Campus Council meetings held Thursdays 2:00-4:00 PM (required)
  • Attend a college or district Shared Governance meeting (required)
  • Meet weekly with the ASFC Advisor
  • Should expect a weekly time commitment of 5-10 hours
  • Chair weekly meetings of their designated board or council

Vice President of Finance: The VP of Finance oversees the ASFC budget of over $500,000. The VP accepts requests throughout the year and creates the budget for the next academic year.

Vice President of Administration: The VP of Administration oversees ASFC accountability, the by-laws and constitution as well as managing ASFC office supplies. The VP also oversees ASFC Marketing & OwlCard promotion, and is in charge of ASFC Elections every year.

Vice President of Activities: The VP of Activities organizes Welcome Week, weekly activities, big events, and works with the Heritage months, focused on building community through activities. The VP of Activities regularly attends events, many scheduled 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Vice President of Inter Club Council (ICC): The VP of ICC works to charter and promote clubs, organizes club days, and facilitates funding and activity requests for clubs. This position has the power to set club procedures in an effort to make programs accessible and organized for clubs.

Vice President of Senate: The VP of Senate is in charge of promoting political advocacy and awareness. The VP organizes the yearly political awareness day event. The VP also leads the board in short, and long-term projects to improve Foothill College.

Senators (6 positions available): Expect a weekly time commitment of 5 hours. 6 Senators will be elected, and will assist the Senate Board in political advocacy & awareness. Also they’ll assist in guiding the ASFC towards its long term goals, through individual initiatives and long term projects.

  • Attend weekly Senate meetings
  • Attend Campus Council weekly Thursdays 2:00-4:00 PM
  • Attend college or district Shared Governance meeting

Elected Student Trustee Position

The Student Trustee is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Foothill De Anza District. The Trustee casts an advisory vote on all issues brought to the board to speak and advocate on behalf of Foothill students.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Cast an advisory vote during the FHDA Board of Trustees meeting
  • The right to second and make motions during meetings
  • Attend and participate in all public board meetings
  • Prepare for meetings by studying the issues and asking questions
  • Influence decisions by wisely participating in discussions
  • Attend student government meetings at minimum once a month
  • Shared Governance Committees as needed
  • Meet at least once a month with the Chancellor
  • Meet at least quarterly with the College President
  • Represent the Board of Trustees at meetings and social events outside of regular board meetings (whenever possible)
  • Attend ASFC Campus Council bi-monthly

To be eligible to run for ASFC office, you must

  • Be currently enrolled in at least 8 units at Foothill College, and maintain that throughout the next academic year (2022-2023)
  • Have paid your student body fee and be an OwlCard holder.
  • Have a quarterly and cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and must maintain that throughout the next academic year (2022-2023).

If elected to ASFC office, you must:

  • Student Trustee *Serve from June 1, 2022- May 31, 2023 (four quarters).
  • ASFC Office *Serve from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. (four quarters plus training).
  • be available for online training throughout the rest of spring quarter 2022.
  • be available starting Sept. 8-21, 2022 for planning and training before fall quarter.

 

 

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Campus Center Upper Level

Questions?
Ask Me!

Daphne Small, Director, Student Activities

smalldaphne@foothill.edu


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