Student Trustee Position Opens
On Tuesday, February 18, the Alamo Colleges Board
of Trustees approved the addition of a student trustee on the Board. The
position will allow a student to gain leadership experience and ensure that
students participate in district governance. With leadership from the San
Antonio College Student Government Association, a unified student council from
all five of the Alamo Colleges worked on the proposal together for more than a
year and a half.
The role of the student trustee is to serve as an
advisor to the Board and to be a liaison between the students and Board of
Trustees and Chancellor. The student trustee’s main goal is to represent
In almost every aspect, the student will be a
full-fledged trustee. Two things differ: the individual will not have voting
privileges and will not have access to non-public executive sessions or
For more information about the responsibilities of
the Student Trustee click here.
Students interested in applying to be the student
trustee should complete the application form which includes a
brief essay addressing their interest and credentials to be the student
trustee. Applicants should be able to show proof of community service hours
and/or participation in a student club or organization.
If granted an interview, applicants should be
ready to discuss their academic standing, community service hours, the
demographic make-up of all the Alamo Colleges, and their personal vision for
the future of the Alamo Colleges.
To learn more, or to submit an application, contact Andrew
Hubbard, SGA President at SAC, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org call 486-0133.Applications
are due to San Antonio College SGA by Thursday, March 20th.
Download the application here