ASG Candidate Platform Speeches 2015-2016

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CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT:​ ​
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Position Running For:  President
 
 Statement:

"My name is Dana Levine and I strongly believe I am the best candidate for president.  As your ASG President, I will strive to initiate more student involvement in academic and legislative affairs.  During my term as president, I will ensure that there is an increase of accountability and accessibility in ASG.  As a COC student who is honest, passionate, and ambitious, I will be a leader who will advocate for the concerns brought forth by all students, and promote programs and projects that will favor the majority of the student population."  

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Name: Andrew Rodriguez
Position Running For:  President
 
 Statement:

"My passion and love not only for the students, but for this college inspires me to run for Associative Student Government President.  Interpersonal relationships and communication are vital aspects of leadership, therefore, I'm a huge advocate of student perspective.  While at COC, I have acquired leadership experience as the current Canyon Country Representative, as the former Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator, and through involvement in clubs.  As president, I will continue the work I started this year by spearheading projects and programs on campus that will increase mental wellness.  Please allow me to be your voice at COC.  Thank you."

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CANDIDATES FOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT:​ ​
 
 
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Name: Tabitha Kumar
Position Running For: Executive Vice President

Statement:

“My caring, amiable, and broad-minded character drives my ability to serve as a relatable leader and alleviator both in and out of the office.  As a voice for all students, I will work to bridge any gaps between the student body and the administration.  My responsible and diligent attitude towards campus finances will secure the wellbeing of all association expenses in regards to campus budgets, student fees, and scholarships.  My experiences in finance, my easy-going personality, and my ability to work well with others make me a great Executive Vice President candidate and addition to our next Student Government Senate “ 

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Name: Anthony Tashjian
Position Running For: Executive Vice President

Statement:

“I am driven to see my fellow classmates succeed and to build lifelong friendships with those who help their fellow classmates, colleagues, and peers.  There is so much that CoC has to offer its students; last semester, I found love! - not just romantic but familial.  The kindness I've seen in professors, staff, clubs and organizations has given me the drive that I needed - that pep in my step - to serve my peers and school, not just as a service leader with civic engagements, but as a friend and brother.  I promise to continually support the interests of students and esteemed faculty."

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CANDIDATE FOR STUDENT TRUSTEE:


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Name:  Avneet Ghotra
Position Running For: Student Trustee

Statement:

"Hello fellow Cougars!  My name is Avneet Ghotra and I am campaigning for the honor to represent you as your Student Trustee.  The Student Trustee has the pleasure of expressing the concerns and interests of the student body at meetings of the Santa Clarita Community College Board of Trustees.  I am genuine, sincere, and hardworking and I strongly believe I have the ability to voice each and every one of your concerns.  I genuinely care about the students and the legislation that affects them so let me be your voice!  Together we can strive for a better tomorrow."

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CANDIDATE FOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES: ​​ ​


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Name: Amy Mori
Position Running For: Executive Vice President of Activities

Statement:

“Hello everyone!  As Executive V.P of Activities for the ASG, I will create an atmosphere on campus, which allows each student to succeed and have fun.  Through my experience as your current Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator, I have planned events such as the International Candy Festival and the Easter Eggstravaganza Hunt.  My goal is to not only increase the number of students who attend events on campus, but to let students know that their voice and opinions matter to ASG.  Please allow me to serve you this upcoming year.  Thank You!"
 
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CANDIDATE FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF INTER CLUB COUNCIL: ​​​ ​


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Name:  Jarrett Duran
Position Running For: Vice President of Inter Club Council

Statement:
“Hello COC!  My name is Jarrett Duran and I'm running for Vice President of Interclub Council.  This is my first year at COC and when I initially walked on this campus last fall I was completely oblivious of all the clubs and activities.  As Vice President of the ICC, I plan to inform the student body of all the great opportunities this institution has to offer.  Being active in organizations will enrich your student life and guide you in discovering your true passions.  So vote for me and let's get involved!"

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CANDIDATE FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES - VALENCIA CAMPUS: ​ ​



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Name:  Antonio Jimenez
Position Running For: Vice President of Activities – Valencia Campus

Statement:
“Hello Cougars!  My name is Antonio Jimenez and with your support I hope to serve as your next Vice President of Activities.  It will give me great pleasure to enhance the on-campus life of every student by coordinating events that serve your interests.  I have gained the skills necessary to serve as your next VP of Activities by working with our student government's social involvement team and other student organizations here at COC. Vote for me as your Vice President of Activities and allow me to work with you to make your college experiences are enjoyable and memorable.


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CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER:​ ​


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Name:  Shana Azani
Position Running For: Public Affairs Officer

Statement:
“Hello COC Cougars!  My name is Shana Azani and I am running for the Public Affairs Officer position.  If elected into ASG as the Public Affairs Officer my main goal will be to act on the behalf of the student body with their best interests, wants, and needs in mind.  I hope to accomplish this goal by keeping students up to date with activities, events, and COC news.  If you elect me as the Public Affairs Officer I promise to manage this position with integrity and sincerity.  Please vote for me!"

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CANDIDATE FOR CULTURAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS: ​​ ​


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Name:  Caryn De La Cruz
Position Running For: Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:
“Hello fellow students!  My name is Caryn De La Cruz and I am campaigning to be your Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator.  It's my first year here at COC and you may not know me, but I want to change that.  I am currently the Director of Environmental Affairs in Associated Student Government; I believe I have acquired some skills on how we can make COC a fun and engaging learning environnment.  My main goal is to organize and plan events that interest you, to equip life on campus, and provide a lasting memorable experience for all of you at COC.”

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​ ​CANDIDATE FOR SOCIAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS:


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Name:  Tessa Rudas
Position Running For: Social Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:
“Hello!  My name is Tessa Rudas and I campaigning to be your Social Student Involvement Coordinator here at the Valencia Campus.  Through my experience of being the Vice President of Activities for C.O.C. Canyon Country Campus I have acquired the skills and have the enthusiasm to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.  My main goal is to create and organize fun, creative, interesting, and educational events that appeal to all students.  I strive to be an approachable representative who listens to her fellow students' thoughts and ideas to inspire the events that take place on campus.  Let's Work Together."

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