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Adriana Mendez
Student Advocate
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-2201
E-mail: adriana.mendez@

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Phone: 775-753-2256


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Student Government Association

SGA Mission Statement

The mission of the Student Government Association (SGA) is to represent and serve all students attending GBC. SGA is the official voice through which students' opinions and concerns are expressed by acting as the students' representative. SGA emphasizes the importance of academic excellence and the total involvement of every student.

Student Government Elections: Become A Student Leader!

Animated Green Arrow graphicElections are upon us already! Check out the new Election packet in Adobe PDF format. View the election information flier!

Any student enrolled in at least one credit at GBC is a member of the SGA, with the rights to vote in student elections, participate in all SGA sponsored activities, and attend all open SGA meetings.

SGA Spring 2019 Election Application Deadline and Election Information:

  • Deadline: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm – Election Applications, Form One and Form Two must be signed and submitted electronically by using Microsoft Office Word to the Student Advocate, Adriana Mendez at
  • Candidate Speeches: (IAV), (max. length - 5 minutes). Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00 pm - Locations: Elko Campus – SGA Meeting Room (GBC LCSL 122), Battle Mountain Center – GBC BM 2, Ely Center – GBC 107, Pahrump Center – GBC PVC 120, Winnemucca Center – GBC 115. You can also check with the front desk at your center for room assignments.
  • Campaign Workshop: Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00 pm - SGA Student Advocate, Adriana Mendez will host a Campaign Workshop (IAV). Location: Same room numbers as Campaign Speeches.
  • SGA Election Campaigning: Monday, April 22, 2019 – Thursday, April 25, 2019.
  • SGA Voting: Monday, April 22, 2019 – Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Available on-line at Elko, Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, and Winnemucca.
  • Election Results: Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 am - Announced during the SGA Meeting.
  • New officers will be sworn in Friday, May 10, 2019, 11:00 am.

Officers of the SGA advocate for all students and provide input directly to the NSHE Board of Regents. Participating in student government is an incredible educational opportunity, and it looks wonderful on a resume. It's easy to participate. Brief information is provided below. For details, consult the SGA Constitution in MS Word format.

  • Any student eligible to hold office must maintain a semester grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  • To be eligible to hold the office of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, or Senator, officers must complete at least six GBC credits or GBC-shared program credits per semester. Candidates for President or Vice President must have completed thirty (30) GBC credit hours or previously held the position of Senator or other executive office at GBC for the term of one term. Previous credit hours are not required for candidates of the Senator position or other executive positions.

For more student information, review the GBC Student Handbook in PDF* format.


President: Rebecca Linville
Vice President:
Secretary: Brooke Johnson
Battle Mtn. Senator: Marbella Dias
Elko Senators: Amanda Page
Maribel Vera
Ely Senators:
Pahrump Senators:
Winnemucca Senators: Antonia Marler

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For More Information Contact

Adriana Mendez
Student Advocate
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-2201

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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