• Become a Student Leader


  • The Student Life Department at Mt. Hood Community College is dedicated to providing enriching leadership experiences for students on campus that will serve them while at MHCC and into their professional careers. Students have opportunities to join a variety of leadership roles that range from multicultural student support to leading the Associated Student Government (ASG). Below, you will find brief descriptions of the available student leadership positions through the Student Life Department. We hope you will consider joining our team!

    Associated Student Government

    ASG President
    The ASG President serves as the chief executive officer and representative of the Associated Students of Mt. Hood Community College. They serve as the liaison and spokesperson to the administration and Board of Education. The ASG President will seek student opinion and guide the efforts of a diverse team of student leaders to help address and resolve student issues and bring resources to students at MHCC (elected position).

    ASG Vice President
    The Vice President serves as an executive officer, assisting the ASG President with management of the leadership team. In the absence of the President, the Vice President will chair the regular and special meetings of the ASG. They will also work in conjunction with the President to facilitate student initiatives and projects and serve as a liaison to the administration, faculty and staff. The ASG Vice President will seek student opinion and assist with coordinating the efforts of a diverse team of student leaders by helping address and resolve student issues and bring resources to students at MHCC (elected position).

    Academic Affairs Representative
    The Academic Affairs Representative is responsible for advocating for student issues and concerns pertaining to academic success. Their responsibilities include actively seeking student opinions/concerns and effectively researching possible solutions to the problems. They will collaborate with faculty and administration to improve the college experience for all students.

    Campus Affairs Representative
    The Campus Affairs Representative is responsible for representing student concerns and addressing student needs for on-campus services and resources. The Campus Affairs Representative works with departments on campus that are designated as Student Support Services. This includes communicating with Counseling Services, Veteran’s Services, Disability Services, Career Services, TRIO, Transitions/Transiciones, Childcare Services, and the STEP program. The position also is responsible for Barney’s Pantry, as well as supporting housing and transportation initiatives for students.

    Campus Safety and Sustainability Representative
    The Campus Safety and Sustainability Representative is responsible for advocating for student concerns related to campus safety and sustainability initiatives. The representative will work closely with public safety department to implement and educate students on safety projects and initiatives. They will also be heavily involved in sustainability matters on campus.

    Communication and Media Affairs Representative
    The Communication Affairs Representative is responsible for the creation, promotion, and distribution of communication efforts for the ASG. They are responsible for the print and electronic advertisement, marketing, communication, social media and public messaging. The representative will coordinate marketing efforts, distribute messages to campus and serve as the communication link between students and the rest of the campus.

    Community and Outreach Affairs Representative
    The Community Affairs and Outreach Representative is responsible for providing community-based outreach and education activities for MHCC students. The representative will be responsible for coordinating volunteers to assist with MHCC activities. They will strive to help build and foster stronger community relationships, campus involvement, and service-learning opportunities.

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Representative
    The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Representative is responsible for advocating and promoting diversity and equity initiatives to create and foster an open and inclusive environment at MHCC. The representative will develop programs and activities to create a respectful, safe, and culturally vibrant campus. They will serve on the campus access and diversity committee, work with departments and clubs, and work with the Diversity Resource Center to sponsor activities and events.

    Financial Affairs Representative
    The Financial Affairs Representative is responsible for facilitating the annual student fee process in conjunction with the advisor to the Associated Student Government. This process includes the development of communication, budget timeline, serving as chairperson of budget meetings, and facilitation of regular planning meetings. The Financial Affairs Representative will also work with the ASG Advisor to provide regular updates to members of the ASG regarding account balances.

    Legislative Affairs Representative
    The Legislative Affairs Representative is responsible for serving as the official external liaison of the MHCC ASG. The representative will work to engage students in the voter registration process, lobbying efforts and serve as the representative to the Oregon Community College Student Association. They will also work with ASG to coordinate efforts in gathering feedback from students on legislative issues, advocating for affordable tuition and fees, and in soliciting voter registrations.

    Maywood and Bruning Representatives
    Maywood and Bruning Representatives are advocates for the students at MHCC and are there to help resolve their issues and concerns. Their responsibilities include but are not limited to going out to students and actively seek out their issues and concerns, effectively researching the issues and thoughtfully considering all possible solutions to problems, and collaborating with faculty and administration to improve the college experience as a whole. Maywood and Bruning Representatives represent the students’ voices regardless of their academic or social standing.

    Student Organizations and Clubs Coordinator
    The Student Organizations and Clubs Coordinator is the liaison between the ASG, clubs and organizations and the Student Life department. They are responsible for facilitating the chartering/renewing and assisting with the management of events/activities. They are responsible for training, supporting, and interpreting policies for SOC representatives. They also coordinate the planning and execution of quarterly club fairs, collaborative events, and manage the funding process.

    ASG Administrative Assistant
    The ASG Administrative Assistant is a non-voting support position that helps with the administrative functions of the ASG and SOC organizations. They are responsible for the timely recording, composing, and publishing of the minutes and agendas for both organizations. They assist with the general operation of the office including coordinating the ordering of supplies and materials with the ASG advisor.

    To see a complete job summary and Election Handbook, please click here!

    For questions regarding ASG Leadership Positions, contact:
    Rozina Lethe
    Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator

    Student Activities

    The Student Activities Coordinator
    The Student Activities Coordinator is responsible for managing the event coordinators in the Student Activities organization. They serve as the voting liaison on the Associated Student Government and ensure that communication and collaboration exist between the two critical student organizations. The Activities Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that a comprehensive program is annually planned including educational, social, cultural, and recreational programs.

    Special Events Coordinator
    The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for developing programs that involve a wide array of students and stakeholders on campus. The Special Events Coordinator organizes Welcome Week and works with the college to plan large scale events for the students. This includes co-sponsoring events with other student organizations and athletics that are designed to meet the needs and recommendations of a diverse group of students.

    Health and Recreation Events Coordinator
    The Health and Recreation Events Coordinator is responsible for developing programs that appeal to the recreational needs of the students at Mt. Hood Community College. This includes leisure activities that may not require physical activity as well as the development of health education programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse group of students.

    Current Issues Events Coordinator
    The Current Issues Events Coordinator is responsible for developing programs that appeal to the educational needs of the students at Mt. Hood Community College. This includes sponsoring events and activities that address current events, popular topics, trends, and relevant subjects designed to meet the interests of a diverse group of students.

    Arts & Entertainment Events Coordinator
    The Arts & Entertainment Events Coordinator is responsible for developing programs that appeal that appeal to the entertainment needs and interests of students. This includes sponsoring events and activities that involve students in music, variety acts, art, and interactive entertainment designed to meet the interests of a diverse group of students.

    Graphic Design & Promotions Coordinator
    The Graphic Designer and Promotions Coordinator is responsible for coordinating communication efforts for the Student Activities organization. This includes designing promotional materials for activities and events on campus. In addition, the position is responsible for facilitating communication with the ASG Communication and Media Affairs Representative to highlight events on ASG social media channels. Finally, the Coordinator will develop messages to students, staff and faculty in order to promote activities and events sponsored by Student Activities.

    To see a complete job summary and Election Handbook, please click here!

    For questions regarding Student Activities Leadership Positions, contact:
    Rozina Lethe
    Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator

    Multicultural & Diversity Resource Center

    Social Justice Advocates Program
    Social Justice Advocate leaders will work independently and collaboratively to organize small projects that educate on and help alleviate food insecurity at MHCC.

    Student Council for Multicultural Affairs Program
    Led by the chair and co-chair, the Student Council for Multicultural Affairs is an advocacy council comprised of various student representatives working on supporting and enhancing the experiences of diverse student populations at MHCC. The chair and co-chair organize Council meetings, organize events to increase community, and advocate on behalf of students.

    Undocumented/DACA Student Support Advocate
    The student leader in this position will work with the Multicultural & Diversity Resource Center Coordinator and the Undocumented/DACA Student Support Task Force to implement initiatives to support undocumented and DACA students at MHCC.

    Multicultural Events and Programs Coordinator
    The student leader in this position will lead the organization of multicultural events hosted by the MDRC. This student will collaborate with other student leaders and community partners to bring a variety of events on campus that honor, educate, and celebrate the various backgrounds represented at MHCC.

    Events and Programs Evaluation Coordinator
    The student leader in this position will work with other student-led programs to evaluate event participant attendance and assess how to increase attendance at events. This student will also work to implement strategies for increasing student engagement.

    General Work Study
    General Work Study students assist other leadership programs in implementing projects and assist with administrative support for the Multicultural & Diversity Resource Center.

    For questions regarding Multicultural & Diversity Resource Center Leadership Positions, contact:
    Ernesto Vasquez, M.A.
    Multicultural & Diversity Resource Center Coordinator
    Ernesto.vasquez@mhcc.edu