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James Kendall, MSL
Director of Student Life
Great Basin College
Office Phone: 775-934-5422
Cell Phone: 786-251-8791
E-mail: james.kendall
@gbcnv.edu

Contact SGA
Phone: 775.327.2329
E-mail: sga@gbcnv.edu

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Student Government Association

Redefining the GBC Experience

Who We Are

The GBC Student Government Association is a group of diversified leaders, unified through shared goals and objectives.

What We Do

The GBC SGA is the official governing body of nearly 3,900 students. Through advocacy and events, SGA works to define and enhance the student experience at Great Basin College.

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.

Why Should You Join?

Make a difference, plan exciting events, and represent your peers all while building your resume and earning a scholarship!

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Online Application

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SGA Officer Duties

SGA Meeting Information

Would you or your club or organization like to host an event, or discuss something at an SGA meeting? Please complete an Agenda Request Form!

Regular meetings for Spring of 2024 will be held Tuesdays at 3:00 pm at the following Zoom link.

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Online Agenda Request
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Suggestion Box

Do you have ideas for events and activities that you would like to see at GBC? Drop the SGA Officers a note in our online suggestion Box!

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Online Suggestion Box

Student Government Elections: Become A Student Leader!

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.

  • Deadline: 09/02/24.
  • Candidate Speeches: 08/27/24.
  • SGA Election Campaigning: 09/02/24 - 09/06/24.
  • SGA Voting: 09/09/24 - 09/13/24.
  • Election Results: 09/17/24.
  • Swearing In: 09/17/24.

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 Adobe PDF 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.

Officers

Executive Board

Allison Vanholder - President
Catherine Cole - Vice-President
Denielle Kirkman - Secretary

Elko Senators

Victoria Rogers - Interim
Heaven Evans

Ely Senators

Jerilyn Ogden

Online Senators

Kelly Wadley

Pahrump Senators

Chris Carr
Riley Duvall

Winemucca Senators

Jennifer Rodriguez

Governing Documents

For More Information Contact

James Kendall, MSL
Director of Student Life
Great Basin College
Office Phone: 775-934-5422
Cell Phone: 786-251-8791
E-mail: james.kendall@gbcnv.edu

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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