ASG Candidate Platform Speeches 2014-2015

 
 

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CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT:​ ​
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Position Running For:  President
Party Block:  6cess
 

Statement:

“Hi, everyone! My name is Christine Colindres, and I am campaigning to be your student representative as the ASG President. I’m a huge advocate of the student perspective because of the tremendous power it possesses. Through my intense involvement at COC, I have acquired experience through being the current ASG Vice President of Inter Club Council, former President of the Communication Studies Club, and the former Vice President of the Model United Nations Club. Please allow me to be your voice in matters that are of a concern to you. Thank you.”  return to Candidate page

CANDIDATES FOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT:​ ​
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Name: Mark De La Cruz
Position Running For: Executive Vice President
Party Block:  6cess


Statement:

“Hello Fellow Student!  So you may know my name and you’ve seen my face, but you still don’t know who I am.  Let me change that!  It is my first year at College of the Canyons, and am currently a Social Student Involvement Coordinator for your very own Associated Student Government.  My goal as Executive Vice President is to let your voice be heard.  I shoot to help my Fellow Students be as involved with COC’s campus life as possible, because ultimately, it’s the things outside of class at COC that makes the experience amazing. “ return to Candidate page 
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Name: Ryan McPeters
Position Running For: Executive Vice President
Party Block:  None


Statement:

“As Executive Vice President, I will endeavor to promote programs and activities that benefit students. Being an officer of five clubs, and member of ten clubs, I have experience with what programs benefit the student body and campus. In my term, I plan on promoting these programs that foster learning, understanding, and leadership. I intend to increase transparency and accountability in ASG and insure that the campus as a whole is served. If one of us succeeds, we all succeed. Vote Ryan for Executive Vice President, for a better campus and a better life!”
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CANDIDATES FOR STUDENT TRUSTEE:
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Name:  Ryan Arroyo
Position Running For: Student Trustee
Party Block:  None


Statement:

"Being Student Trustee presents the unique opportunity for one student to participate in biweekly Board of Trustee meetings where integral decisions are made for our school. On a campus consisting of over 20,000 students it is easy to feel overlooked, however, your voice can still be heard. As an open, honest, and approachable person with a commanding presence, and personal stake in our school’s future, I can assure that your interests will not be neglected. Don’t let your academic future be decided for you: take charge of your collegiate experience and vote for Ryan, a fellow student striving for excellence." return to Candidate page
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Name: Marcos Cardenas
Position Running For: Student Trustee
Party Block:  None


Statement:

“My name is Marcos Cardenas.  I am a first year student at COC, and I currently have the pleasure of serving as Director of Legislative Affairs in Associated Student Government.  Having worked alongside the Student Trustee for a year, I feel that my experience has given me the knowledge and the drive to serve the student body as Student Trustee.  In the upcoming elections, I would absolutely appreciate if you vote for me to allow me the opportunity to voice your concerns at a local and state level.  VOTE MARCOS FOR STUDENT TRUSTEE!” return to Candidate page
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Name:  Jared Moberg
Position Running For: Student Trustee
Party Block:  6cess


Statement:

“My name is Jared Moberg.  It is my passion to become your representative as Student Trustee.  I love College of the Canyons and want to make a serious difference here.  Through my previous officer experience in ASG, as Vice President of Student Activities CCC, I have learned how to get results.  With my broad multi-cultural experience, charisma, and steadfast work ethic I fully believe I represent your best interests.I have the experience, skill, and dedication necessary to do great things, I just need your help.  Let’s build something together!” return to Candidate page
CANDIDATES FOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES: ​​ ​
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Name: Nicholas Cruz
Position Running For: Executive Vice President of Activities
Party Block: 6cess


Statement:

“Greetings fellow students,My name is Nicholas Cruz and I am currently running for Executive VP of Activities for C.O.C.’s Associated Student Government.  The ability to enjoy a vibrant and memorable college experience is truly what I am promoting in my campaign.  I bring charisma, teamwork and leadership to the table, but I am open, experimental, and aspire to what our student body truly envisions.  I will serve on the A.S.G. board to be your voice, in order to create the unforgettable college experience for all of us, and that every C.O.C. student takes pride in being a cougar.”
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Name: Andrew Rodriguez
Position Running For: Executive Vice President of Activities
Party Block: Three of a Kind


Statement:

“Hello Cougars, 
I am running for the Executive Vice President of Activities for the Associated Student Government. With my experience in A.S.G and breadth of knowledge, I would like to serve as a leader here on campus, build a balanced school and work environment, and apply ethical principles to make a significant difference here on campus. With your support, I promise to fulfill my personal, and the Associated Student Governments mission. “ return to Candidate page
CANDIDATE FOR OFFICER OF MARKETING AND INFORMATION: ​​​ ​
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Name:  Sahvanna Mazon
Position Running For: Officer of Marketing and Information
Party Block:  6cess


Statement:
“As an English major, I am passionate about literature and writing.  This passion is what helped me decide to run for Officer of Marketing and Information.  In this position, I will deliver a quality newspaper that incorporates and expresses the creativity and artistic abilities of all COC students.  I hope to expand the amount of creative outlets on campus.  In doing this, I will encourage the student body to share their talents by submitting writing and photographs to the Paw Print for publication.  I believe that creativity is one of the best ways of self-expression and should be made public.”
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CANDIDATES FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES - VALENCIA CAMPUS: ​ ​
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Name:  Devon Dix
Position Running For: Vice President of Activities – Valencia Campus
Party Block:  Three of a Kind


Statement:
“Fellow
Cougars,As a current dedicated member of your student government, I have truly enjoyed being a part of providing awareness events such as the breast cancer awareness event and activities such as the welcome back BBQ. As Vice President of Activities I will represent your interest, by collaborating with peers and members of Student Government to provide fun and informative events that make an impact in your campus life. With your support, I promise to fulfill all of my goals to make this next year, a memorable one. Thank you. “ return to Candidate page
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Name:  Erika Villavicencio
Position Running For: Vice President of Activities – Valencia Campus
Party Block:  6cess


Statement:
“As your Vice President of Activities I will strive to initiate and encourage celebration of you and your peers by consistently organizing events and activities that cater to your interests.  With unyielding enthusiasm and commitment to promoting social growth by bringing the diverse student body together, it is my hope that campus life will become richer and more enjoyable.  I intend to deliver the kind of influence that will allow students to recognize the Associated student Government’s devotion to serving their students."
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CANDIDATE FOR CULTURAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS: ​​ ​
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Name:  Daniel Matook
Position Running For: Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus
Party Block:  Three of a Kind


Statement:
“Hi fellow students, my name is Danny Matook and I want to be your Cultural Student Involvement coordinator. My motivation for the pursuit of this position in your student government is my passion to spread joy. Spreading joy can be done many ways but the way I can do that here, at College of the Canyons, is by creating and advocating for great events. I want to give you, the students, a memorable experience during this waypoint in your life. My goal is the future.”

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​ ​CANDIDATE FOR SOCIAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS:
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Name:  Cindy Nyoumsi
Position Running For: Social Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus
Party Block:  None


Statement:
“I am Cindy Nyoumsi, and I am running for the Student Social Involvement coordinator Post. My intent is to enable college experience for myself and everyone to be pleasurable while keeping A grades. I aspire to make student life less lonely and harsh by thriving to organize activities that will make most students enthusiastic to participate in. They will be fun, educational in a way that no one will think of and more important will allow students to unite as a community. “To Learn is to suffer” yes, but to Learn and suffer with a smile is what we want.”

“Hi, everyone! My name is Christine Colindres, and I am campaigning to be your student representative as the ASG President. I’m a huge advocate of the student perspective because of the tremendous power it possesses. Through my intense involvement at COC, I have acquired experience through being the current ASG Vice President of Inter Club Council, former President of the Communication Studies Club, and the former Vice President of the Model United Nations Club. Please allow me to be your voice in matters that are of a concern to you. Thank you.”  return to Candidate page