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Student Government Association

The Voice of Students

The Student Government Association is the official representative voice of the student body. We advocate on behalf of students to college staff, faculty, and administrators. 
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General Information

Our Mission
The Student Government Association at Pikes Peak State College is the official representative voice for our student body.  We seek to create an environment of growth and success through the guidance and development of character and by promoting change in favor of the student's interests, needs, and welfare.

Meetings
Twice a month SGA has a Joint Session meeting that is open to the public. As a member of the PPSC community, you can come to these meetings with any topics or concerns you would like to discuss.

Fall Semester Schedule
All meetings are from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • September 2nd
    • Centennial Campus - Room A351
  • September 16th
    • Rampart Range Campus - Room S205
  • October 7th
  • October 21st
    • Centennial Campus - Room C200
  • November 4th
    • Downtown Studio Campus - Learning Commons
  • November 18th
    • Rampart Range Campus - Room S205
  • December 2nd
  • December 16th
    • Downtown Studio Campus - Room TBD  

Contact Us
Student Government Association Advisors
Student Government Association
  • Email: ppccstudentgovernment@ppcc.edu 
  • Centennial Campus - Room A204/C203
    • (719) 502-2104
  • Rampart Range Campus - S207
    • (719) 502-2098
  • Downtown Studio Campus - S234
    • (719) 502-2103

Executive Board

Senate

Executive Board

Wesley Montgomery

Email: wesley.montgomery@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays at Centennial Campus from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Thursdays at Centennial Campus from 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Gabrielle Hoobler

Email: gabrielle.hoobler@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Mondays at Centennial Campus from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Tuesdays at Centennial Campus from 11:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Wednesdays at Centennial Campus from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at Centennial Campus from 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Robert Cobb

Email: bobby.cobb@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays at Downtown Campus from 8:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Thursdays at Downtown Campus from 8:00 am-12:00 pm

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Emily DeSmidt

Email: emily.desmidt@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Mondays at Downtown Campus from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at Downtown Campus from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Senate

Maheen Khan

Email: maheen.khan@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays at Rampart Range Campus from 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Thursdays at Rampart Range Campus from 9:00 am-2:00 pm

 

Joseph Ballesteros

Email: jo.ballesteros@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

 TBA

TBA

 

Anaid Rodriguez

Email: anaid.rodriguez@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Mondays at Rampart Range Campus from 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at Rampart Range Campus from 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Elizabeth Burt

Email: elizabeth.burt@ppcc.edu

Open Hours:

  • Mondays at Centennial Campus from 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
  • Tuesdays at Centennial Campus from 8:00 am-10:00 am and from 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at Centennial Campus from 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
  • Thursdays at Centennial Campus from 8:00 am-10:00 am and from 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Students sitting or standing in front of a sculpture at the Downtown Studio Campus.

Committees

Student Government Association Committees are a way for us to tackle the biggest issues students face at the college in the most efficient way possible. Divvying up campus issues like club affairs, academic affairs, and events ensures that Student Government Association Officers can cast the broadest and most efficient net.

The Budget Board (BB) researches, reports, and makes recommendations to the Student Government Association regarding all SGA funding, budget, financial, or fiscal policy-related bills and issues.

This committee meets weekly or as needed. The committee is co-chaired by the Secretary/Treasurer and the President and is attended by the Advisor for Finances.

The Inter-Club Council Board (ICB) is responsible for the oversight of the SGA Inter-Club Council Meetings and student clubs and organizations. The ICB monitors the activities of all student clubs and provides an atmosphere where club leaders can join other club leaders in gaining new information about how to run their clubs. 

This committee meets twice a month. This committee is co-chaired by the SGA Vice President and the Rampart Range Senator and is attended by the Secretary/Treasurer, the Events & Activities Senator, the Public Relations Senator, and the Director of Student Life. 

The Events & Public Relations Committee (EPC) is responsible for the planning and execution of the SGA events/activities and for promoting a good image and relations between SGA and the PPSC community at-large.

This committee meets twice a month. This committee is co-chaired by the Public Relations Senator, and the Events & Activities Senator and is attended by the Speaker of the Senate, Diversity & Equity Senator, the Downtown Campus Senator, and the Director of Student Life.

The Student Relations Committee (SRC) is responsible for addressing the concerns of the student body at PPSC. This committee handles issues ranging from matters of campus life, facilities, student safety, student diversity & equity, auxiliary services, student services, and non-academic classroom issues. The committee takes concerns directly from the student body and collaborates as a team to find effective long-term solutions.

This committee meets twice a month. This committee is co-chaired by the Downtown Campus Senator and the Diversity & Equity Senator and is attended by the Rampart Range Senator, the President, the SSAC Representative and the Senate Advisor.

The Student Life & Wellness Committee is responsible for the promotion and management of SGA initiatives and programs relating to basic support, sustainable living, and student health & wellness. The committee also serves as student advisory oversight and an active partner of all PPSC student fee-related areas and SGA long-term support projects.

This committee meets twice a month. This committee is co-chaired by the SSAC Representative and the Speaker of the Senate and is attended by the Vice-President, the Diversity & Equity Senator, the Secretary/Treasurer, and the Senate Advisor.

State Student Advisory Council

What is the State Student Advisory Council?

The State Student Advisory Council (SSAC) is comprised of student representatives from each of the 13 community colleges in the Colorado Community College System. They act as liaisons between students, the board of education, and congressional lawmakers. 

How does SSAC benefit students?

SSAC benefits students by allowing a direct pipeline through their representatives to voice their concerns and opinions to those that make policies that affect them. 

How does SSAC differ from the Student Government Association?

SSAC and the Student Government Association work together to better the community college as a whole and advocate for students. However, SSAC takes some of the college-level issues and takes them to a government level. Our SSAC, as well as many past SSAC reps, worked hard to make sure that these issues are heard.

How do I contact Pikes Peak State College's SSAC Representative?

PPSC's SSAC representative is active on campus and through the Student Government Association. You can contact our current representative via email to voice any concerns that you may have, or visit the SSAC website linked below. 

Current SSAC Representative

You can contact PPSC's SSAC Representative, Emily DeSmidt, by email at Emily.DeSmidt@ppcc.edu.

For more information, visit the State Student Advisory Council website.
Student writing in a notebook in class.

Other Information

All clubs must send at least one officer to one Inter-Club Council Meeting a month.

Fall Semester Schedule

  • Last Wednesday of the month at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Link TBA
  • Last Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Link TBA