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Student Government Association

Ten 2018 Student Government members in our Haverhill meeting room, smiling and ready to make change.

Create Positive Change on Campus

As a member of the Student Government Association, your voice, actions, and decisions can have an immediate and long-term impact on the NECC student body. You’ll help identify and address student concerns while creating an inclusive environment and promoting better communication and collaboration among students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, you have use of an office for SGA business on the Haverhill campus in the Student Center on the second floor in the Knights Nook, cube 1 & 2 and on the Lawrence Campus in the Dimitry  (L) Building, room 133. As a student involved in SGA you can attend regional conferences and summits and this will make a powerful addition to your resume.

What Does the Student Government Association do?

What Does the Student Government Association do?

  • The NECC SGA meets on the first and third Thursday of each month while classes are in session during the fall and spring semester at 4:00PM. Due to Covid-19, all Student Government Association meetings will take place on Zoom until further notice. To obtain the Zoom ID and Password email SGA . Meetings are open to the campus community and all NECC students are encouraged to attend.
  • Listen to, raise and discuss student concerns and relay to the appropriate senior administrators as necessary.
  • The Student Government Association reviews the budget requests annually received from on campus clubs and organizations and makes recommendations to the Office of Student Life and Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs regarding the requests. 
  • Oversee fundraising activities to support the class gift that SGA presents at Commencement every year.
  • Host events on campus around a variety of topics to help engage and educate their peers.
  • Serve as ambassadors of Northern Essex Community College at College functions such as Open Houses, U-Knighted Fairs, and special events.
  • Develop self-confidence, independence and additional leadership skills of all its members.
  • Attends All College Assembly meetings and presents on SGA. 
  • Executive board members are involved in many of the NECC standing committees that make up the All College Assembly.
Meet the Student Government Association Executive Board

Meet the Student Government Association Executive Board

Information Not Yet Available

How Can You Run for Student Government?

How Can You Run for Student Government?

Eligibility Requirements

  1. The ability to attend SGA meetings on the first and third Thursday of every month during the fall and spring semester at 4:00PM
  2. Obtain a GPA of 2.3 or higher
  3. Be registered for at least six credits
  4. Be in good academic and conduct standing with the college
  5. Complete the Student Government Nomination Petition Form (PDF)(excluded from requirements during a pandemic)

Fall 2020 Special Elections 

The Student Government Association is hosting a Fall 2020 Special Elections to fill multiple executive board positions that are currently vacant. 

Here is an outline of the currently vacant positions that students can run for in the fall 20202 special elections. 

Students interested in running for a position in the fall 2020 Special Elections are required to fill out the Interest Form by September 23, 2020. 

SGA will host an Open SGA Student Leadership Positions Info Session on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6:30PM via Zoom. To obtain the Zoom link information for this session email the Student Government Association

Online voting will take place via Blackboard from September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020 and winning candidates will be notified by email no later than October 6, 2020. 

SGA Suggestion Box

SGA Suggestion Box

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Upcoming Meetings Dates and Times

Upcoming Meetings

The NECC SGA meets on the first and third Thursday of each month while classes are in session for the fall and spring semester at 4:00PM. Due to Covid-19, all Student Government Association meetings will take place on Zoom until further notice. To obtain the Zoom ID and Password email SGA. Meetings are open to the campus community and all NECC students are encouraged to attend.

Sep 10

Open SGA Student Leadership Positions Info Session

September 10.6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
 

This SGA Info Session, which will be held online is open to NECC Students.

Sep 15

SGA Hispanic Heritage Month Social Media Campaign Begins

All Day Event  

This social media campaign, which will be held online is open to followers of the SGA social media accounts.

Sep 17

Student Government Association (SGA) Meeting

September 17.4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 

This SGA Meeting, which will be held online is open to NECC Students, Faculty, & Staff.

Sep 23

Deadline To Submit Interest Forms For The SGA Fall 2020 Special Elections

All Day Event  

This online submission is for NECC students only.

Sep 28

Voting for SGA Fall 2020 Special Elections

All Day Event  

This online ballot is open to NECC students only for voting.

Oct 01

Student Government Association (SGA) Meeting

October 1.4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 

This SGA Meeting, which is hosted online with Zoom is open to the NECC Community (students, faculty, and staff).

Oct 09

Meet and Greet For The Newly Elected SGA Executive Board

October 9.7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 

This Meet And Greet event, which will be held online with Zoom is invite-only for SGA executive board members.

Oct 15

Student Government Association Meeting

October 15.4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 

This SGA meeting, which will be hosted online with Zoom is open to NECC students, faculty, and staff.

Oct 26

All College Assembly (ACA) Governance Forum

October 26.12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
 

Students Attend The ACA Forum!  The purpose of the All College Assembly is not to perform administration but to advise on executive and operating policies both before they are adopted and after implementation. The CharterMORE

Nov 05

Student Government Association (SGA) Meeting

November 5.4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 

This SGA Meeting, which will be hosted online is open to the NECC community.

Meeting Minutes Archive

Meeting Minutes Archive

Meeting Minutes April 25, 2019 - October 10, 2020

Meeting Minutes April 25, 2019 - October 10, 2020

 

Meeting Minutes October 10, 2019

Meeting Minutes October 10, 2019

Meeting called to order by President, Samantha Cook.
Date | Time: 10/10/2019, 4:01 PM. Total Voting Members : 10. Quorum : Yes.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes October 10, 2019
Meeting Minutes October 3, 2019

Meeting Minutes October 3, 2019

Meeting called to order by Vice President of Lawrence, Hannah Benning.
Date | Time: 10/03/2019, 4:00 PM. Total Voting Members: 7. Quorum: Yes.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes October 3, 2019
Meeting Minutes September 26, 2019

Meeting Minutes September 26, 2019

Meeting called to order by President, Samantha Cook.
Date | Time: 09/26/2019, 4:00 PM. Total Voting Members : 6. Quorum : Yes.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes September 26, 2019
Meeting Minutes September 19, 2019

Meeting Minutes September 19, 2019

Meeting called to order by President, Samantha Cook
Date | Time: 09/19/2019, 4:01 PM. Total Voting Members : 5. Quorum : Yes.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes September 19, 2019
Meeting Minutes September 12, 2019

Meeting Minutes September 12, 2019

Meeting called to order by President, Samantha Cook. Date | Time: 09/12/2019 4:01 PM. Total Voting Members:5. Quorum: Yes.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes September 12, 2019
Meeting Minutes April 25, 2019

Meeting Minutes April 25, 2019

A regular meeting of the Northern Essex Community College Student Government Association was held on 4/25/19 at the NECC Haverhill Campus. A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order at 4:04 pm. The President, Matt Day, presided over the meeting. The minutes for the previous meeting were presented for last week.

MORE link to Meeting Minutes April 25, 2019
Student Government Association Contact Information

Student Government Association Contact Information

Email: studentgovernment@student.necc.edu
Haverhill Office: Knights Nook, Cube 1 & 2  (In the Behrakis Student Center (SC) on the second floor)

Lawrence Office: Dimitry (L) Building, room 133

Due to the Covid-19 situation, there will be no open office hours at either SGA office location at this time. 

Fall 2020 Virtual Zoom Office Hours: Information Not Yet Available

Social Media

Instagram: @NECCSGA
Twitter: @NECCSGA
Facebook: /NECCSGA

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