ASG Officer Candidate Platform Statements  

CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT:​ ​
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Name: Devon Miller
Position Running For: President
 
Statement:
“My goal is to better the lives of students here on campus. COC is a commuter college, most students come to class and go straight home. If you elect me President of ASG, I will strive to get more students involved and plan engaging events on campus. I am currently in ASG as Executive Liaison Officer -- my job is to connect Valencia and CCC.  With my experience in ASG as well as many clubs, I believe that the best choice. I will give my greatest effort to make this school a better place!”

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CANDIDATES FOR STUDENT TRUSTEE:

May vote for ONE candidate



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Name: Alexis Diaz
Position Running For: Student Trustee

Statement:
"I decided to run for Student Trustee because I wanted to do more than just go to college. I want to go beyond my comfort zone and do important work, for the school. I have been considering whether or not I want to become a politician and I feel that this experience will help me determine if I truly want to pursue this career. If not, I at least get to help some people along the way and get some valuable experience."
 

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Name: JB Martinez
Position Running For: Student Trustee

Statement:
Hello COC! I’m running because I have a deep devotion to this College and my fellow students. I have demonstrated my leadership throughout my tenure in ASG and in the countless clubs I’ve been in. As Student Trustee, I will offer multiple open forums for student dialogue, as well as an open ear and mind. I will address many problems we have as students including the shortage of counselors to our Legislators and Board of Trustees. Since I know many of them personally by being active in our local community, I know I will be effective when tackling these issues."
 
 
CANDIDATE FOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES - VALENCIA CAMPUS: ​​​ ​

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Name: Naomi Santa Cruz
Position Running For: Vice President of Activities – Valencia Campus

Statement:

"I am running for Vice President of Activities because I believe I posses both the leadership qualities and creativity that the position requires. I want to provide a safe environment for students through activities that both educate, inform and network students. I am very passionate about my education and could appropriately represent students who have goals and purpose here at COC. As ASG VP of Activities I will  try to create a campus vibe that is both welcoming and fun. I have a large amount of experience coordinating events and participating on campus and feel confident that I will succeed in this position." 

 

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CANDIDATES FOR CULTURAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS

May vote for TWO candidates

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Name: Halima Syeed
Position Running For: Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:

"My name is Halima Syeed I would love the opportunity to be your Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator. Understanding and responsible, I believe that I am the best candidate for this position. I have had the honor to be the Administrative Assistant to the Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator this year. I hope to use the experiences I gained to be more involved in creating a united and diverse atmosphere on campus. By planning memorable events, I plan to bring more cultural awareness for the COC students. Please vote for me, Halima Syeed the cultural coordinator you need"

 

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Name: Manrique Tomas Castillo
Position Running For: Cultural Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:

"My actions will be focus on the implementation of actions towards the awareness, inclusion and encouragement for LGBT, ethnic minorities, lower economic status, women, youth at risk  and disabled students. In addition, I want to bring more eco culture to campus through more informative talks and actions on environment protection and awareness of what is happening at local and national level. I want to enrich the cultural view on College of the Canyons."

 

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CANDIDATES FOR SOCIAL STUDENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR - VALENCIA CAMPUS
May vote for TWO candidates
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Name: Jisun Kim
Position Running For: Social Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:
"As a candidate for the position of Social Student Coordinator, my goal is to bring a sort of “University” feel to our campus, which I plan to do by hosting events such as homecoming, tailgate parties, and formal networking workshops. I also plan to work with different departments on campus to highlight the various opportunities that COC can offer. I am incredibly passionate and driven in my goal to ensure that every student at COC is able to have the full college experience, which is why I believe that I am the best candidate for this position."
 

 

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Name: John McCloud
Position Running For: Social Student Involvement Coordinator – Valencia Campus

Statement:

"To many of us students, COC is more than just a school - it’s a community. After serving in ASG as the Director of Clubs and Organizations, I have witnessed firsthand the wealth of creativity and diversity this campus has to offer, something I would be honored to be a part of as Social Student Involvement Coordinator. I want to work for you to incorporate creative and enjoyable events that directly reflect the ideas of the students, promote meaningful discussion, and bring us together as a campus. Vote for me, and you can expect the passion and devotion you all deserve!"