ASGRC Elections

2022-2023 ASGRC Elections

Thank you for your interest in the ASGRC Elections Process. ASGRC Elections of President and Vice President for the academic year happens during week 3 of the spring every year. The 2022 Election will occur between April 18th - April 24th, 2022. All currently registered students will be eligible to vote. In addition to Candidate election this year, ASGRC has proposed changed to the ASGRC constitution which need to be voted on by the student Body. Detailed information on the proposed changes are

Please read through all material and complete all forms during your mandatory candidate session. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. You must submit all material. If you have any questions, please contact the ASGRC Advisor by email (ASGRC Advisor, Dan Fergueson: dfergueson@greenriver.edu).

Please note: All official campaign related communications will be through the Green River Student email address you will provide to us in the Declaration of Candidacy Form section.

Elections Timeline from 2022

  • Monday, January 10: Election Applications Available (Online)
  • Tuesday, February 7: Elections Packets are due by 4:00 pm online or to the Student Life Office (SU 240)
  • Thursday, February 10: Interested candidates will attend a live recorded panel answering open ended questions on why they want to run as will be recorded for the Green River College YouTube Channel.
  • February 7 - 14: A Mandatory Candidate Meeting will be organized for all candidates.
  • Monday, February 14: Candidates Announced
  • February 14 – April 24: Campaigning
  • April 4-9: ASGRC Hosted Campaign Events
  • Monday, April 18: Election Begins at 8 am
  • Monday, April 25: Elections Close at 8 am, all campaign materials must be taken down by 5 pm.
  • Monday, April 25: Election Announcements by 5 pm 

*Please Note: Candidates must attend the virtual interested candidate panel as part of the candidacy application. Candidate meeting and ASGRC Sponsored Campaign Events are mandatory for all candidates

The ASGRC Election schedule and events will follow the current protocol for Covid-19 as outlined by the College and the State of Washington.

This year the election will run from Monday, April 18 at 8 a.m. until Monday, April 25 at 8 a.m. 

To learn about the candidates for this year, please visit the candidate page.

Duties:

  • The ASGRC President determines the general executive policy to be carried out during their administration.
  • Legislation is either signed or vetoed by the President when passed by the ASGRC Senate.
  • The President represents the communication link between students and the administration.
  • The President works with and gives monthly presentations to the Board of Trustees.
  • The President are also involved in the 522 Budget process and the Technology Fee Committee and may be requested to serve on other committees as well.
  • The President is required to participate in the Campus Life Leadership Program, which includes completing summer leadership training prior to the Fall quarter.
  • The President is required to work 12 hours weekly through the academic year and will be paid at the rate of the current Washington State minimum wage in King County.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must carry a cumulative grade point average of 2.7*, prior to running for office and maintain this GPA during their entire term.
  • Candidates must be a full time student and have completed at least one full time Quarter by the end of the Fall Quarter in the academic year in the elections were held.

*Please note: After the packet has been completed, all candidates’ academic histories, GPA and credit loads will be reviewed by Student Life Staff to ensure academic qualifications are met.

Duties:

  • The ASGRC Vice President helps determine and carry out Executive Policies.
  • The Vice President serves as the Chair of the Student Senate and appoints committees within the Senate.
  • The Vice President serves on the Technology Fee Committee and may be requested to serve on other committees as well.
  • The Vice President is required to participate in the Campus Life Leadership Program, which includes completing summer leadership training prior to the Fall quarter.
  • The Vice President is required to work 12 hours weekly through the academic year and will be paid at the rate of the current Washington State minimum wage in King County.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must carry a cumulative grade point average of 2.7*, prior to running for office and maintain this GPA during their entire term.
  • Candidates must be a full time student and have completed at least one full time Quarter by the end of the Fall Quarter in the academic year in the elections were held.

*Please note: After the packet has been completed, all candidates’ academic histories, GPA and credit loads will be reviewed by Student Life Staff to ensure academic qualifications are met.

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