Inclusion in Process

(a) Pursuant to established Board policy on the participation of students in governance, and in order that the students of the California Community Colleges may have a formal and effective procedure for participating in the formation of system wide policy adopted by the Board of Governors, a Student Senate has been established through ratification by local student body governments.

(b) The Board of Governors recognizes the Student Senate as the representative of community college students in conjunction with the associated student organizations in the Consultation Process and before the Board of Governors and Chancellor’s Office.

(c) The Chancellor and designated staff are authorized to take those actions needed to ensure the integrity of the Student Senate, including but not limited to, ensuring all eligibility requirements are met and establishing and enforcing minimum standards of student conduct.