Student Government Association

A Message from the 2023-2024 SGASGA - Student Government Association - Bunker Hill Community College

“We are the Student Government Association. We have been elected by you, from among you. We are your voice and represent your interests to the college administration. We strive for the following: to advocate for the rights of all students; to recognize, promote, and fund student clubs and organizations; to guarantee student participation in the determination of official policies; and last, to serve as a forum for students’ ideas and opinions.”

The Student Association Officers for the 2023-2024 Academic Year are:

Student Trustee: Diego Garay

Diego Aristaides Garay Student TrusteeServes as a full voting member of the Bunker Hill Community College Board of Trustees, the policy making body of the college. The Board of Trustees defines the relationship of the college to the communities it serves.

SGA President: Javkhlan “Jay” Batsaikhan

Javkhlan J Batsiakhan SGA President headshotChairs the Executive Board meetings, sets agendas, does not vote unless to break a tie. Also, appoints students representative onto College-wide committees. Acts as spokesperson for the organization. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Meets with the President of Bunker Hill Community College one or more times a semester.

Vice President of Administration and Finance: Yuki Imamura 

Yuki Imamura VP of AdministrationOversees all administrative issues concerning the SGA. Handles all financial obligations of the association (is de facto treasurer). Chairs the Student Budget Committee. Is acting President, when President is unable to attend meetings. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Provides monthly updated budget updates to the SGA.

Vice President of Academic Affairs: Aurore Lonyome

Aurore Lonyome. Candidate for SGA VP of Academic Affairs 2023 ElectionActs as liaison to all issues pertaining to student academic involvement. SGA liaison pertaining to issues of academic support services, and to The Tutoring and Academic Support Center. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Vice President of Student Affairs: Jessica Schneider

Jessica Schneider. Candidate for SGA VP of Student AffairsActs as liaison between all clubs and organizations and the SGA. Acts as liaison to all issues pertaining to student life at the College. Facilitates monthly meetings with the Student Club Representative Council. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

 

Vice President of Human Resources: Eraste Talla Ngoualadjo

Vice President of Human Resources: Eraste Talla NgoualadjoActs as parliamentarian for the SGA. Coordinate elections, appointment processes, and help fill vacant positions. Coordinates recruitment and training activities for the SGA. Handles all constitutional amendment issues. Acts as liaison for all student concerns pertaining to facilities. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities. Facilitates the successful transition from one SGA to the other.

Vice President of Communications: Mohammed "Yassen" Noureldaiem Eltayeb

Mohammed Handles all publicity and public relations activities for the SGA. Liaison with student and College news/media organizations and offices. Responsible for promoting and advertising all events, news, and projects of the SGA. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Executive Secretary: Sophia Garcia

Sophia Garcia. Candidate for SGA Executive SecretaryTakes minutes of SGA meetings distributes meeting minutes to administration and staff and coordinates sending legislation through the appropriate channels. Handles all initial inquiries to the organization. Maintains weekly office hours in Student Activities.

Senator-at-Large: Diana G. Paulino Castillo

Diana G. Paulino Castillo headshotAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Tyler Brenard

Tyler Brenard. Candidate for SGA Senator at LargeAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

 

Senator-at-Large: Yamarilis (Jamie) De Los Santos

Senator-at-Large: Yamarilis (Jamie) De Los SantosAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Fedor Vasilev

Fedor Vasilev. Candidate for BHCC Student TrusteeAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

 

Senator-at-Large: Benji Peralte

Senator-at-Large: Benji PeralteAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

Senator-at-Large: Loli Lonyome

Loli Lonyome headshotAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours.

 

Senator-at-Large for the Chelsea Campus: Jasmine Vertilus

Senator-at-Large for the Chelsea Campus: Jasmine VertilusAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Represents the Chelsea student campus voice and advocates for the Chelsea Community. Maintains weekly office hours.

Co-Vice President of Technology: Yuran “Ivonne” Wang

Yuran Ivonne Wang. Candidate for SGA Senator at LargeAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, ensures the smooth and efficient functioning of the SGA's technology and digital resources; maintains and manages SGA Slack, Sharepoint, and email, ensuring that these digital resources are up-to-date and used effectively by SGA members; manages the technology committee by serving as the chairperson; and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours

Co-Vice President of Technology: Yeojin Yoo

Yeojin Yoo. candidate for SGA VP of Student AffairsAttends SGA meetings, participates in SGA and College-wide committee meetings, ensures the smooth and efficient functioning of the SGA's technology and digital resources; maintains and manages SGA Slack, Sharepoint, and email, ensuring that these digital resources are up-to-date and used effectively by SGA members; manages the technology committee by serving as the chairperson; and assists SGA Vice Presidents with tasks. Maintains weekly office hours

 

In addition to attending weekly meetings, officers of the SGA serve on a variety of College committees, including:

  • Academic Affairs Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Facilities, Health, Safety and Sustainability Advisory Committee
  • General Education Standards Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Library Committee
  • Planning and Innovation Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
  • Student Services Committee
  • Technology Committee

 

Contact

SGA Officers conduct their weekly office hours virtually or in person on both the Charlestown and Chelsea Campuses.

Members of the SGA can also be contacted through the Office of Assistant Dean of Students, B-303B, 617-228-2012 or email sga@bhcc.edu.