Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Student Senate

Student Senate is the representative body for the students of GCC. Some of their primary responsibilities include making recommendations to the College on student issues, allocating student activity fee monies, and reviewing club/organization applications. Student Senate holds regularly scheduled meetings and all members of the campus community are invited to attend. Student Senate is comprised of eleven student leaders in the following positions: President, Vice President, Student Trustee, and eight Senators. The Student Senate Constitution can be viewed here: GCC Student Senate Constitution. One of the major responsibilities of Student Senate is to allocate the Student Activity Fee Budget. This year’s budget can be viewed here: FY18 Activity Fee Budget.

GCC groups or individuals seeking annual or one time activity fee funding, should complete this form Student Activity Fee Budget Request. Annual budget requests are due on or before Wednesday, March 8, 2019.

Interested in Running for Student Senate?

Have you ever thought about getting involved on campus? Do you want to have a voice in how Student Activity Fee money is allocated? Eight students will be elected at large from the student body (four students in October and four students in February).  To be eligible to hold Senate office, Senators must have paid a Student Activity Fee, and be in good standing with the College (i.e., maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and good judicial standing).   Student Senate Application are due Friday, February 8th by 4PM to C216.

Fall & Spring Meeting Dates (C201 from 12pm – 12:50pm)

  • Mon., Jan. 28 – Pizza with the Prez/C208
  • Mon., Feb. 4 – Meeting
  • Mon., Feb. 11 – All College/Stinchfield
  • Fri. Feb. 22 – Senate Applications Due
  • Mon., Feb 25 – Meeting
  • Mon., Feb 25 – Fri., Mar. 8 – Student Senate Elections
  • Mon., Mar. 4 – Meeting
  • Mon., Mar. 11 – All College/Stinchfield
  • Weds. Mar. 13 – Student Activity Fee Annual Budget Requests Due Today
  • Sat., Mar. 17 -20 Student Senate Washington, DC Trip
  • Thurs. March 21st – Higher Education Advocacy Day MA State House
  • Mon., Mar. 25 – Meeting
  • Mon., Apr. 1 – Pizza with the Prez
  • Mon., Apr. 8 – All College/Stinchfield
  • Mon., Apr. 29 – Meeting
  • Mon., May 6 – Meeting
  • Mon., May 13 – All College/Stinchfield

Student Senate Roster – Spring 2019

  • Tess Spelman – President
  •  – Vice President
  • Carrie Hale – Student Trustee
  • Dorinessy Orphee Meledje -Student Trustee Beginning June 2019
  • Heather Catlin – Senator
  • Caleb Fritz– Senator
  • Hannah Graves – Senator
  • Nicole McGrath Coocen – Senator
  • David Hetzner – Senator
  • Allison Wheeler – Senator
  • Henry Worden – Senator

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2018

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2017

Senate Meeting Minutes – Spring 2017

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2016

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2015

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

Senate Meeting Minutes – Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

Senate Meeting Minutes – fall 2012 & spring 2013

Senate Meeting Minutes – fall 2011 & spring 2012