Executive Cabinet


The Executive Cabinet is a body of students pushing for campus wide and statewide initiatives to benefit the students of Mt. Hood Community College. The Executive Cabinet oversees the Student Senate and Student Activities Board while creating and encouraging a broad range of improvements for the campus.

Meet your Executive Cabinet members!

ASG President
asgp@mhcc.edu
ASG President - AlmaName: Alma
Nickname: Almita
High School: David Douglas High School
Hometown: El Salvador, San Salvador
Year at MHCC: 3rd Year
Major:
Favorite Social Media App: Instagram
Why Mt. Hood:
Because Mt. Hood is affordable, close to school, and full of student support. Plus the student life and opportunities are wonderful.
Why I chose to be a student leader: Becoming a student leader adds value to my college experience and truly gives purpose to my life. I also enjoy being active on campus, I strive to make a difference. By upholding a leadership position, I am able to better and positively impact those around me. I am able to raise awareness about the possibilities and opportunities that are available at MHCC.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I have to convince myself that it is important to get out of bed. When I finally do I realize is a bit too late and end up rushing to school. During the rush I analyze the day’s responsibilities and strive to make the day s best as it can be.
My ipod or Pandora playlist include: Camila, Bachata, Lorde, Justin Timberlake, The Killers, Work out radio, Gorillaz, Enrique Iglesias, 70’s Music, Lana Del Rey, Elvis Crespo, Pink Floyd, J-Z, Disney music, La Cumbia Sonadera, Julieta Venegas, Shakira, Selena, Artic Monkeys, Aventura, Bruno Marz, Mana, Kanye West, Techno, Gerardo Ortiz, Drake. (A little bit of everything.)
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to a University to finish my bachelors, study abroad, and hopefully go to Law School.


ASG Vice President
asgvp@mhcc.edu
ASG Vice President - Cristian UrzuaName: Cristian Urzua
Nickname:  Chris, CJ
High School: Gresham high School
Hometown: Gresham
Year at MHCC: 2nd Year
Major: Business Administration
Favorite Social Media App: Instagram, Facebook
Why Mt. Hood: I’m attending Mt. Hood because it’s really close to home, it’s affordable, welcoming and it has many great opportunities that make an education possible for anybody that pursues it. The other great thing is that it works as a smooth transition to a university.
Why I chose to be a student leader: The number one reason I chose to become a student leader is because I want to be the voice of the community. As a servant leader I like to serve my community and the students in any way possible. Our students should be aware of all the great opportunities that exist within our campus.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I don’t want to wake up, but I have to. I check my backpack three times to make sure I don’t forget anything. I stop at a coffee shop and I buy a Carmel Frappuccino. I finally arrive to school, and I always end up forgetting something.
My ipod or Pandora playlist include: Selena Gomez, Frozen album, Jason Mraz, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Jay Z, John Legend, Enrique Iglesias, Passenger, Akon, David Guetta, Lupe Fiasco, Kid Cudi, Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to U of O and pursue a bachelor degree in business, then I plan to attend law school. Essentially, I want to have my own law firm.


Executive Cabinet Administrative Assistant
asgaa@mhcc.edu
Administrative Assistant - Anita ParcoName: Anita Parco
High School:  Evergreen
Hometown: Vancouver WA
Year at MHCC:  2nd
Major:  Economics
Why Mt. Hood: It is close to home and offers Economics.  
Why I chose to be a student leader:  To get involved in the community and meet new people. 
Each day on my way to MHCC:  I read the news and read the AL Jazeera, The Economist or New York Times.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: The Menzingers, Balance and Composure, The gaslight anthem and many other punk bands.
After MHCC, I plan to: transfer for Portland State



Director of Communications
asgdc@mhcc.edu
Director of Communications - Elizabeth BabiczName:  Elizabeth Babicz
Nickname:  Lizzy
High School:  Gresham high
Hometown: Bisbee, AZ
Year at MHCC:  1st year 
Major: Associates of Science
Favorite Social Media App:  Facebook
Why Mt. Hood: a lot of my friends were attending so I figured why not pursue in a place where I know maybe 1 in 1,000 people.
Why I chose to be a student leader: to make a difference in my community.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I take the bus and review my schedule a million times.  Homework? Check… Pencils? Check…
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: My Darkest Day, today’s country, The Piano Guys, Daddy Yankee, todays hits, classical, Dead Man 5, Mika, Katy Perry
After MHCC, I plan to: I am in no need to rush to decide what I want for the rest of my life. Taking it day by day. I might go back to New York and work odd farm jobs.


Director of Community Affairs
asgdca@mhcc.edu
Director of Community Affairs - Jossie HernandezName:   Jhoselyn Hernandez
Nickname:  Jossie            
High School: Fir Ridge Campus
Hometown: Ensenada, Baja California
Year at MHCC: 2nd
Major: Undecided
Favorite Social Media App: Oohlala
Why Mt. Hood: It had excellent opportunities and support before I even registered.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I want to contribute to an environment that I always in and make a difference with other people with the same motivation. Each day on my way to MHCC: I sit on the bus half asleep trying to wake up with dubstep music.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: Lana del Rey, Ab-soul, SZA, Kendrick Lamar, Vampire weekend, Skrillex
After MHCC, I plan to: transfer into a university that has a good art therapist program.


Director of Diversity
asgdd@mhcc.edu
Director of Diversity - Tenzin YangchenName: Tenzin Yangchen
Nickname:  Yangla
High School: T.C.V. school, Selakui (India)
Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Year at MHCC: 1st
Major: Mathematics
Favorite Social Media App: Facebook
Why Mt. Hood: At the time of my arrival, Mt Hood was the only one who willingly accepted me as a student and enhanced me to endeavor my dreams and aspirations. Moreover, it is affordable and close by my home.
Why I chose to be a student leader: To be an example to fellow students. I believe it is time to repay what I received from this college through my sincere service and dedication to make a positive difference in the community.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I plan to get to the library and get all my assignments presentable and printed. Then I pre-study over the materials to be covered in the classes.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: all types of Bollywood songs (Item Sufi, Punjabi, Pop).
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to OSU to complete the prerequisites to get enrolled in a medical school. In addition, I also plan in continuing to serve as a student leader if I am given the opportunity and make a positive influence there as well.


Director of Finance
asgdf@mhcc.edu
Director of Finance - Ashley GlassName: Ashley Glass
Nickname: Ash
High School: David Douglas
Hometown: West Linn, OR
Year at MHCC: 3rd
Major:  Business Management Accounting
Favorite Social Media App:  Facebook and Instagram
Why Mt. Hood:  I wanted to stay close to home with my family and still be able to further my schooling.
Why I chose to be a student leader: because I believe furthering my education is important in today’s society and I want to encourage others, especially single moms to go back to school.
Each day on my way to MHCC:  Roll my windows down and sing to country music.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include:  Country music, always!
After MHCC, I plan to: become an accountant.


Director of Public Safety & Campus Sustainability
asgdpscs@mhcc.edu
Director of Public Safety & Campus Sustainability - ParisName: Paris
Nickname: Perry
High School: Reynolds and De La Salle
Hometown: Portland, OR
Year at MHCC: 3rd
Major: Psychology, minor in criminal justice or forensic anthropology
Favorite Social Media App:  I don’t have one
Why Mt. Hood: Close to home, cheaper, love the vibe.
Why I chose to be a student leader:  Why not!? I’m already a natural and it will allow me to help other and do well for myself.
Each day on my way to MHCC:
I plan my whole day and hope to make lots of people smile (I’m serious!)
My iPod or Pandora playlist include:
System of a Down, Flyleaf, Hawthorne Heights, Nightminds cage the Elephant, Beck, Superchick, Dubstep, Lorde
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to Western Oregon University, to pursue my master and doctorates degrees. I will either be a youth psychologist, criminal investigator, or a forensic anthropologist. I plan to join the U.S. Army or Marines after my bachelor’s degree.


Director of State & Federal Affairs
asgdsfa@mhcc.edu
Director of State & Federal Affairs - Skye Troy Name:   Skye Troy
High School: Owasso high
Hometown: Owasso, OK
Year at MHCC: 2
Major: Business & Political Science
Favorite Social Media App:  Snapchat
Why Mt. Hood: it is full of amazing teachers who take time to make sure you understand.  MHCC has everything you need on one campus.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I want to help everyone get the tools and support they need to be successful.
Each day on my way to MHCC: turn my music to full blast and sing loudly while drinking my coffee and getting pumped!
My iPod or Pandora playlist include:  Krewlla, Calvin Harris, Flux Pavilion and Keegen Smith
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to Portland State for their business program and continue to practice political science.


Director of Student Activities Board
asgdsab@mhcc.edu
Director of Student Activities Board - Keiko DowningName: Keiko Downing
Nickname: Cake
High School: Gresham High School
Hometown: Gresham
Year at MHCC:  3rd year
Major: Business
Favorite Social Media App: Oohlala
Why Mt. Hood: because I love this school, it’s close to home, the classes are hands on and I love the student government here.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I have been in student council since I was in 7th grade. I plan to be an event planner when I grow up.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I jump in my car, (usually running a little late) blast my music and cruise all the way to school.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: EVERYTHING, I love music
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to OSU and finish up my bachelors in business.


Director of Student Organization & Clubs
asgdsoc@mhcc.edu
Name: Loren Brule        
Nickname:  Lor 
High School: Reynolds
Hometown: Reno, NV
Year at MHCC: 3rd
Major: History
Favorite Social Media App: Oohlala
Why Mt. Hood: I chose Mt. Hood because of its proximity to my house, but I stayed because of the excellent faculty and staff who work here. The people really make this school great.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I enjoy raising up my fellow students to achieve their dreams and do amazing things with their interests.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I stop to watch the sunrise over the campus, it is breathtaking.
My iPod or Pandora playlist include: Celtic, Folk, Rock, Heavy Metal, Hymns, Gregorian chants, 90’s pop, Techno, Trance, LDB, and much more.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to PSU and continue working toward my PhD.


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