Executive Board


The Executive Board is ASPCC’s main operating body. It is the responsibility of the Executive Board to manage the representation of students, provide oversight for events and operations of other bodies, and manage the ASPCC budget. It is comprised of the President, and ten Vice Presidents, as well as the Chief Justice, and the Student Trustee who sit in an advisory capacity. Below are the members for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Click each name or photograph to find out more about the current officer and access their blog, current activities, committees, and important information. To find out more about what the position does overall, click on the position title underneath the officer’s name.┬áThe Associated Students office is located in the Campus Center building in room 105B (CC-105B).

Irving G. Morales

Irving G. Morales

Irving Geheber Morales

President

The President is the head of the ASPCC. He or she chairs the Executive Board meetings, is the primary liaison between the ASPCC and the college President (Dr. Mark Rocha), is responsible for all activities of the ASPCC’s constituent bodies (such as committees, councils, etc.) and for ensuring that students are properly represented at PCC’s shared governance.

igmorales@pasadena.edu
(626) 585-7905

Emilie J. H. Melder

Emilie J. H. Melder

Emilie J. H. Melder

Vice President for Internal Affairs

The Vice President for Internal Affairs is responsible for all operations and oversight of club and student organization activities at PCC. He or she chairs the Inter-Club Council, which is made up of representatives from each active club and sets policy and rules for clubs to follow. The VP for Internal Affairs is also responsible for setting the club budget each semester. If the President is unable to execute their duties, the VP for Internal Affairs assumes the position.

aspcc.emelder@gmail.com
(626) 585-7907

VACANT

VACANT

VACANT

Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for all things instructional on campus. The VP for Academic Affairs is the primary liaison between ASPCC and the college’s Vice President of Instruction (Dr. Jackie Jacobs), the Academic Senate which represents all faculty on campus, and the instructional deans. He or she also presides over the Academic Commission, which is responsible for carrying out tasks related to academic issues on behalf of students.

VACANT
(626) 585-7980

Julia Russo

Julia Russo

Julia Russo

Vice President for Student Services

The Vice President for Student Services is the student representative for everything student-service related. The VP for Student Services is the primary liaison between ASPCC and the college’s Vice President of Student and Learning Services (Dr. Robert Bell). He or she is also responsible for providing ASPCC services to students, as well as gauging student opinion periodically.

aspcc.jrusso@gmail.com
(626) 585-7980

Ricardo Patlan

Ricardo Patlan

Ricardo Patlan

Vice President for External Affairs

The Vice President for External Affairs is ASPCC’s lobbyist. He or she is our primary representative to groups outside of PCC, such as other colleges, our local region, the Student Senate for California Community Colleges and our legislators on both a state and national level. It is his or her responsibility to be aware of legislation that may affect students, and to take stances on those issues to our legislators in favor of student needs.

aspcc.rpatlan@gmail.com
(626) 585-7903

Joshua Mentrup

Joshua Mentrup

Joshua Mentrup

Vice President for Public Relations

The Vice President for Public Relations is responsible for advertising and promoting all ASPCC services, events, and concerns both on campus and in the community. He or she is responsible for our outreach literature, our website, and preparing press releases for ASPCC activities.

aspcc.jmentrup@gmail.com
(626) 585-7928
Elena Pierce

Elena Pierce

Vice President for Cultural Diversity

The Vice President for Cultural Diversity is responsible for promoting cultural diversity on campus. Cultural diversity ranges from issues of race and ethnicity to gender, specific culture, sexual orientation, and a myriad of other related issues. He or she organizes events and programs to highlight and celebrate PCC’s cultural diversity, and chairs the ASPCC Cultural Diversity committee.

 

aspcc.epierce5@gmail.com
(626) 585-7980

Steffan Diedering

Steffan Diedering

Steffan Diedering

Vice President for Sustainability

The Vice President for Sustainability is responsible for promoting, designing and implementing sustainable ideas, policies and programs at PCC. This sustainability can range from environmental conservationism to social and economic justice issues to promote a fully sustainable future for members of our campus community, to in turn affect our larger communities. He or she advises ASPCC on making events and projects sustainable, and works with the college’s Sustainability committee and Facilities and Planning committee to further sustainability on campus, as well as chairing the ASPCC Sustainability committee.

aspcc.sdiedering@gmail.com
(626) 585-7980

Christopher Langstaff

Christopher Langstaff

Christopher Langstaff

Vice President for Business Affairs

The Vice President for Business Affairs is responsible for ASPCC’s budget, incomes and expenditures, and fiscal operation. He or she monitors and approves all acquisitions and purchases by the whole of ASPCC and ensures all fiscal policies are followed. He or she is the primary liaison with the college’s Vice President for Administrative Services (Dr. Richard van Pelt) and other business services on campus.

aspcc.clangstaff@gmail.com
(626) 585-7980

VACANT

VACANT

VACANT

Vice President for Campus Activities

The Vice President for Campus Activities brings events, movies, and a wide range of activities to campus for all students to be involved in! One of the most high-profile positions in the ASPCC, he or she is responsible for designing, implementing, and executing a wide variety of events on campus. From Lancer Movie Night to Week of Welcome, the VP for Campus Activities brings fun and excitement to the student body of Pasadena City College.

(626) 585-7980

VACANT

VACANT

VACANT

Chief Justice of the Supreme Council

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Council is the head of ASPCC’s judicial branch. He or she is responsible for liaising between the Supreme Council and the Executive Board. The Chief Justice is also the main interpreting officer for all of ASPCC’s governing documents. It is the Chief Justice’s responsibility to assist in ensuring that the ASPCC is following its own rules and is accountable to the student body at large.

(626) 585-7980

Kelly Banh

Kelly Banh

Kelly Banh

Student Trustee

The Student Trustee is elected from the whole student body and sits as a trustee on Pasadena City College’s Board of Trustees. There, they act in an advisory capacity with the other trustees, with similar privileges and rights on that board as every other trustee. He or she is the primary liaison between the Board of Trustees and ASPCC’s Executive Board, and sits on the Executive Board also in an advisory capacity.

kxbanh@pasadena.edu
(626) 585-7904

Executive Board Secretary

Vacant

(626) 585-7980

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Office of Student Affairs Advisor

Carrie Afuso

cmafuso@pasadena.edu
(626) 585-7386
Office Hours:
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