San Antonio College is committed to working together to strengthen and enhance student success efforts. As part of ongoing efforts to ensure all constituents are well informed of college decisions, each constituency has a governing body. The following organizations exist and are supported by San Antonio College President, Dr. Robert Vela Jr..
Adjunct Faculty Senate - Elections in process
The SAC College Council has the primary responsibility for reviewing and making decisions concerning policy, procedures, planning, program review, curriculum review, competencies, and resource allocation. Decisions made by the SAC College Council will become college policy following a final review and notification to the College Council by the SAC College President. The council holds regular meetings on the second Tuesday of the month in the Visual Arts Center, Room 120. Meetings are open to the college community.
Chair: President, Dr. Robert Vela
Phone: (210) 486-0959
The mission of the District Council of Chairs is to address the common concerns across the district related to department chairs. The primary function of the Council is to represent the concerns of chairs at the college and district level.
In general, the District Council makes recommendations about the following:
• Management, including policy and procedures for more efficient and effective operations of departments
• Curriculum concerns
• Pro-active management of changes across the district
Alamo Colleges District Council of Chairs Representatives for San Antonio College:
Dr. Stella Lovato – Chair Allied Health Department
Phone: (210) 486-1535
Dr. Ellen Marshall – Chair Department of Early Childhood Studies
Phone: (210) 486-0516
The SAC representatives meet with other district chairs the Second Monday of every month.
The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to present the views and recommendations of the college faculty to the San Antonio College administration, to the Alamo Colleges district administration, and to the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees, as those views relate to policies on academic and professional matters. The Faculty Senate consists of 26 members; 24 are tenure/tenure-track faculty members and the other 2 are adjunct faculty members representing the Adjunct Faculty Council.
Link to Faculty Senate Members
Link to Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule
Chair: Dr. Dawn Elmore
Email: Dr. Dawn Elmore
Our purpose is to be a representative of classified and professional staff at San Antonio College. The San Antonio College Staff Council consists of 15 classified and professional staff elected to serve for a two-year term. The SAC Staff Council also works in cooperation with Staff Councils from the district colleges and district offices of the Alamo Community College District as representatives of the Unified Staff Council.
The San Antonio College Staff Council participates in various programs and activities throughout the year that support and recognize staff for their contributions to the college such as the Staff Leadership Certification Program and Employee Development Day. The Council awards scholarships to deserving staff. Staff members are also recognized for their excellence through the Employee of the Month program. The Council also addresses district and college wide policy matters that affect all staff at the Alamo Community College District. All staff and faculty are welcome to attend meetings which take place the first and third Tuesday of each month. Please join us at our next meeting if you are interested in serious policy matters, would like to participate in Staff Council activities, or to celebrate the successes of San Antonio College staff!
Issues or concerns may be brought to the Council as a citizen to be heard by contacting Staff Council Secretary Rosie Carreon, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (210) 486-0258.
President: Helen Torres
Phone: (210) 486-0393
Student Government Association
SGA is the voice of the students. SGA works to bridge the gap between the student, the faculty and the administrators. SGA represents students in various ways: serving on campus wide committees, sponsoring events that allow students to know what administration offices do, speaking at the Board of Trustees meetings on behalf of students.
President: Andrew Hubbard