Announcing an election to select a nominee from College of San Mateo for the position of Student Trustee for the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD).
The Student Trustee serves as the voice of the student body on the Board of Trustees, the duly elected oversight body for the District. Each spring, the Associated Students organizations at each College in the District -- Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College -- hold an election to select a nominee from their respective campus for the position of Student Trustee. The District Student Council (DSC) then meets to select the Student Trustee for the following academic year.
The Associated Students of College of San Mateo (ASCSM) are calling on all interested students to apply as candidates in the election to select a nominee from CSM. Applications and Candidate Packets are available from the Center for Student Life & Leadership Development (Building 17, Room 112).
Candidate filing begins Monday, February 4, 2013.
Polling dates are Tuesday, March 26, 2013 through Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
Minimum Qualifications to Run
As stated in SMCCCD Rules and Regulations, the California Education Code, and the Constitution of the Associated Students of College of San Mateo, in order to hold the office of Student Trustee, students must:
- Be currently enrolled in at least six (6) units of credit at College of San Mateo.
- Have and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 while running for office and while serving his or her term in office.
- Maintain "satisfactory progress," defined as a 50 percent or higher completion rate while running for and while serving his or her term in office.
- Collect one hundred (100) signatures of currently enrolled students at College of San Mateo.