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Seeking Board of Trustee Student Representatives


Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – Monday, September 12, 2022


Seeking Board of Trustee Student Representatives

The Hawkeye Community College Board of Trustees is currently taking applications for student representatives.

The Board will select one student representative enrolled in a career technical program and one student representative enrolled in a liberal arts transfer program.

Student representatives will ideally serve for one year, however, students enrolled in a training program where completion is obtained in one year or less will also be considered.

The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month (excluding December) at 6:00pm.

Benefits of being a Student Representative

  • Leadership opportunity to gain critical thinking skills and valuable communication skills.

  • Dinner prior to each Board Meeting with the Board of Trustees, President, and Cabinet members.

  • Opportunity to attend local, regional, or national educational meetings, workshops, or conferences with eligible expenses paid for by Hawkeye Community College.

  • Resume builder to differentiate yourself from your peers.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours each semester.

  2. Have completed a minimum of 6 credit hours at Hawkeye Community College.

  3. Have and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.

  4. Maintain good academic and disciplinary conduct.

  5. Concurrent students enrolled in high school and regular full-time or part-time employees (excluding work-study) are not eligible

 Student Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Student representatives will be full-fledged members of the Board with the exception of having voting rights and access to non-public executive sessions or materials.

  2. Attend Hawkeye Community College Board of Trustees monthly meetings and participate in discussions.

  3. Provide a student perspective on all issues facing the Board.

  4. Attend a Board orientation session prior to the first Board meeting.

  5. Act as a liaison between the student body you are representing, either Liberal Arts or Career Technical programs, and the Board, providing a brief update at every meeting (assistance will be provided).

  6. Communicate regularly with the Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Diversity. (At least once a month, one week prior to Board meeting)

2022 – 2023 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

  • August 23, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 22, 2022
  • December – no meeting
  • January 24, 2023
  • February 28, 2023
  • March 28, 2023
  • April 25, 2023
  • May 23, 2023
  • June 27, 2023
  • July 25, 2023

Meetings are at 6:00pm with dinner at 5:00pm.

Student Representative Application

To apply for student representative to the Board of Trustees complete the Student Representative Application.

Applications are due Monday, September 12, 2022.


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