Elected Positions

The President

  • Be the chief representative and spokesperson for the SGA and its constituency to BMCC students, faculty, and administration, and to the general public.
  • Prepare in consultation with the Executive Committee, the Tentative Agenda for all General Meetings.
  • Convene and preside over meetings of the SGA and its Executive Committee.
  • Report to the SGA all action(s) and meetings taken by him/her in the discharge of his/her duties and responsibilities and in the implementation of its pulicies and decisions.
  • Report to the SGA decisions and actions taken by its Executive Committee in the discharge of its duties and responsibilities and in the implementation of SGA pulicies.
  • Review and sign disbursements and expenditures of the SGA.
  • Provide a full written report at the end of his/her term stating the initiatives undertaken by the SGA during his/her term and the status of those initiatives at the end of his/her term, which will serve as governing guidelines for the newly elected, incoming SGA body.
  • Serve as a member on the boards of the BMCC Association and the BMCC Auxiliary Enterprise Corporation and make monthly reports to the SGA on the activities of those bodies.
  • Make adequate reasonable efforts in responding to issues and events on campus as they arise.
  • Represent the SGA at meetings and deliberations of outside agencies as necessary.
  • Assume such other responsibilities as SGA may require.
  • Supervise the Office Manager(s).

The Vice President

  • Oversee internal affairs and business within the SGA, including personnel, attendance, obligations, participation, and conduct of its Members.
  • Serve as permanent Chairperson on the Committee of Personnel
  • Supervise the Student Representatives of SGA.
  • Attend meetings of the SGA and its Executive Committee.
  • Review and sign disbursements and expenditures of the SGA.
  • Attend any other meetings and deliberations as necessary for the purpose of representing SGA and/or gathering information.
  • Represent the SGA at meetings and deliberations of outside agencies as necessary.
  • Assume such other responsibilities as SGA may require.
  • Supervise the Office Manager(s).

The Treasurer

  • Serve as permanent Chairperson of the Committee on Finance
  • Enforce those regulations concerning the general financial aspects of the campus organizations as prescribed by the SGA.
  • Keep all financial records of the SGA, and in this capacity, shall:
    • a) Present full financial reports to the SGA on a bi-weekly basis and when otherwise directed to do so by the SGA.
    • b) Submit financial reports at Executive Committee Meetings
    • c) Continuously review the expenditures of SGA and its chartered student clubs/organizations.
  • Review and sign disbursements and expenditures of the SGA.
  • Record and process all SGA purchase orders, check requests, and invoices.
  • Serve as a member on the boards of the BMCC Association and the BMCC Auxiliary Enterprise Corporation.
  • Represent the SGA at meetings and deliberations of outside agencies as necessary.
  • Assume such other responsibilities as SGA may require.
  • Supervise the Office Manager(s).

The Secretary

  • Attend meetings of the SGA and its Executive Committee and shall be responsible for
  • Compose minutes and ensuring that all relevant data is recorded at each General, Executive Committee, and Special Meeting.
  • Transmit these minutes within forty-eight (48) hours after each General, Executive Committee, and Special Meeting in electronic format to all Members of SGA.
  • Keep non-financial records of the SGA.
  • Maintain and oversee all SGA personnel files and computer data.
  • Accept proposed meeting agenda items from an SGA member for placement on the General Meeting Agenda.
  • Review and sign disbursements and expenditures of the SGA.
  • Represent the SGA at meetings and deliberations of outside agencies as necessary.
  • Assume such other responsibilities as SGA may require.
  • Email decisions made in the meeting to the appropriate parties as directed by the SGA body.
  • Supervise the Office Manager(s).

Senators

  • Serve on at least three (3) Standing Committees of the SGA
  • Attend all General and Special meetings of the SGA.
  • Assume such other responsibilities as SGA may require.

Student Government Association (SGA)

199 Chambers Street, Room S215
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8208
Email: sga@bmcc.cuny.edu

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM