Student Senate

The senate deals with issues associated with the needs of students of Mt. Hood Community College, including the student fee budget process, advocating for policy and procedures that support students, and positively representing students to MHCC and local communities. Senators represent different departments and work to keep campus informed and involved.

Meet your Student Senate members!

ASG Vice President
asgvp@mhcc.edu
ASG Vice President - Eduardo OrtizName: Eduardo Ortiz
High School: Gresham High School
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Year at MHCC: 2nd Year
Major: Public Relations and Minor in Spanish
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Why Mt. Hood: The atmosphere & location.
Why I chose to be a student leader: To voice people of my communities, get involved and to be aware of the happenings of my college.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I rock out to music either on my bike, on the bus, or in my car.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Vampire Weekend, A$AP Mob, Frank Ocean, MIA, Selena, Artic Monkeys, Kanye West, Blood Orange, Lana Del Rey, Julieta Venegas, Solange, Cakes Da Killa, The National
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to University of Oregon


Senator Pro Tempore
senprotem@mhcc.edu
Senator Pro Tempore - Amina AwoName: Amina Awo
Nickname: Mina
High School: Reynolds High School
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Year at MHCC: 3rd year
Major: AAOT
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Why Mt. Hood: I wasn’t sure on what to major in, so I decided to go to a community college first and then transfer to a university once I figured out my major.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I wanted to be involved in school activities and gain leadership skills. I also love helping people and knowing that I am making a difference in someone’s life.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I head to the library and make sure I print my work for that day.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Quran and Arabic Nasheeds.
After MHCC, I plan to: go to EOU or PSU.


Senator of Allied Health
senalhe@mhcc.edu
Senator of Allied Health, Danila KlasName: Danika Klas
Nickname:
High School: Hood River Valley High School
Hometown: Hood River
Year at MHCC: Freshmen
Major: Foreign/Modern languages
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Why Mt. Hood: I chose Mt. Hood because I’d heard that it is the most active community college in Portland.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I chose to be a student leader because I didn’t just want to attend college; I wanted to be a part of a group that motivated me to stay involved.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I make up parodies to songs about what’s on my mind.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Contemporary Bollywood, French Rap, Jazz, Classical, Rock, Hip-Hop
After MHCC, I plan to: move onto a university, study abroad, and start my career.


Senator of Legislation
senleg@mhcc.edu
Senator of Legislation - Vlad IlmitskiyName: Vlad Ilmitskiy
Nickname:
High School: Sam Barlow High School
Hometown: Gresham
Year at MHCC: 2nd
Major: Business
Astrological Sign: Aries
Why Mt. Hood: Affordable, Great community spirit, and close to my home.
Why I chose to be a student leader: To lead by example and create a better community at MHCC
Each day on my way to MHCC: Drink coffee and workout
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Flipsyde, Fort Minor, Dubstep
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to PSU to earn BA in business.


Senator of Business, Social Science and Humanities
senbusshu@mhcc.edu
Senator of Business, Social Science and Humanities - Yen TonName: Yen Ton
Nickname:
High School: Phan Chau Trinh High School (Viet Nam)
Hometown: Viet Nam
Year at MHCC: Second Year
Major: Accounting
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Why Mt. Hood: Mt. Hood is near my house. Then after a while I learned in this college, I couldn’t say “no” to it. I am having a fantastic job in the college center, being a part of 2 leadership groups and I’m learning great things that I probably won’t be able to learn from anywhere else.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I am learning addictor so after I figure out being a student leader receiving a lot of lessons, I decided to be one.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I listen to music, read news on my phone, play chess.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Classical , pop, concert music.
After MHCC, I plan to: I plan to transfer to PSU.


Senator of Community Outreach Programs
sencopr@mhcc.edu
Senator of Community Outreach Programs - Marlennis DiazName: Marlennis Diaz
Nickname: Marlennis
High School: Liceo Prof. Humberto Recio
Hometown: Los Rios, Bahoruco. Dominican Republic
Year at MHCC: 2nd
Major: Enviromental Technolohy
Astrological Sign: N/A
Why Mt. Hood: I won a scholarship. I’m from the Dominican Republic. I applied for a scholarship and I won it. This is sponsor by: Mt. Hood Community College; VSAID and Georgetown University. (I’m studying for two years then I will go back and do a community project.)
Why I chose to be a student leader: Because I love to work with people. I would like to share my knowledge and learn from each person/leader within the ASG and out of it.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I wake up my mind. Analyzing/thinking on everything that I have to do today.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Trancesca Batistelly, RicardoArjona and Germany Camp.
After MHCC, I plan to: Go back to my home country develop a community project and go to the university and find a job in an NGO.


Senator of Counseling & Advising
sencoad@mhcc.edu
Senator of Counseling & Advising - Remi MarinezName: Remi Martinez
Nickname: Remy
High School: Gresham High School
Hometown: Gresham
Year at MHCC: 3rd
Major: Zoology
Astrological Sign: Leo
Why Mt. Hood: It was close to home and affordable.
Why I chose to be a student leader: Good chance to get involved with the school
Each day on my way to MHCC: I wonder what the day has in store.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: A little bit of everything.
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to another school and continue my dream of being a zoologist.


Senator of Grant Funded Programs
Sengfpr@mhcc.edu
Senator of Grant Funded Programs - Ruben ContrerasName: Ruben Contreras
Nickname: Ruben
High School: Parkrose High School
Hometown: Portland
Year at MHCC: 2nd
Major: Mechanical Energizing
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Why Mt. Hood: I chose Mt.Hood because of the student support that is offered by faculty
Why I chose to be a student leader: I chose to be a student leader because I wanted to be part of a team as well as be more involved in my community.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I think about how I can better myself and my environment.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Jay Z, Kanye West, Jazz, Mac Miller, Macklumore, and Men of Mobsters
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to a four year university to finish my engendering degree


Senator of HPE & Athletics
senhpea@mhcc.edu
Senator of HPE & Athletics - Seth AlbertName: Seth Albert
Nickname:
High School: Camas High School
Hometown: Camas
Year at MHCC: Freshman
Major: Architectural Design
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Why Mt. Hood: It has a beautiful campus, swimming club team, and a great student leadership program.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I have been involved in student leadership since 7th grade and I absolutely love it. I was so excited when I found out I could continue being a student leader at Mt. Hood in ASG.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I swing by starbucks and pick up my coffee with a shot of Hazelnut then spend the 30 min drive jamming out to the radio.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Manefest, Skillet, Hollywood Undead, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Eminem, KB, Macklemore, and Imagine Dragons.
After MHCC, I plan to: Attend a four year university and get a master in architecture.


Senator of Communication & ASG Historian
sencomhis@mhcc.edu
Senator of Communication & ASG Historian - Skye TroyName: Skye Troy
Nickname:
High School: Owasso HS
Hometown: Owasso, OK
Year at MHCC: 2nd
Major: Undecided
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Why Mt. Hood: A variety of clubs and classes are offered here and the teachers give you all the tools you need to succeed!
Why I chose to be a student leader: It gives me the opportunity to know the student body and be involved with my school.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I start with a strong cup of coffee and I give myself pep talks before class to help ne positive all day.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Beatles, Alex Clare, Stevie Ray, Vaughn, ACDC, Bob Marley, Dubstep
After MHCC, I plan to: Transfer to PSU and continue with student government and possibly get a communications major.


Senator of Finance, Mathematics & Science
senfimasc@mhcc.edu
Senator of Finance, Mathematics & Science - Cristian UrzaName: Cristian Urzua
Nickname: CJ
High School: Gresham High School
Hometown: Gresham
Year at MHCC: Freshman
Major: Business
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Why Mt. Hood: I’m attending Mt. Hood because I am close to home, I also wanted a smooth transition to a 4-year university and Mt. Hood will help me.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I chose to become a student leader because it’s a great way to meet new people and help them become part of school. I feel that I can represent every student in a great way.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I wake up brush my teeth, I stretch out to help my growth and shorm triumphantly outside my home, and make today better than yesterday.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Kanye West, Jay-Z, 80’s, Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars
After MHCC, I plan to: To attend U of O and major in Business Admin, then pursue a law degree in business.


Senator of Student Life
senstli@mhcc.edu
Senator of Student Life - Yessie RodriguezName: Yessie Rodriguez
Nickname: Yessie
High School: Liceo Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
Hometown: Moca, Espaillet, Dominican Republic
Year at MHCC: 2nd year
Major: Environmental Technology
Astrological Sign: Aries
Why Mt. Hood: Because I applied to the SEED International Scholar which is housed at MHCC to study Environmental Technology.
Why I chose to be a student leader: Because I love to work with people that contribute with my success and share with others knowledge and experience.
Each day on my way to MHCC: I listen to music and relax myself to get ready for the student world.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Adele and every other song with contain good lyrics.
After MHCC, I plan to: Go back to my country the Dominican Republic and apply the knowledge I got here at Mt. Hood Community as part of the SEED program, the Gresham Community and ASG. J


Senate Administrative Assistant
senadmasst@mhcc.edu
Senate Administrative Assistant - Jennifer Guerrero-JimenezName: Jenniffer Guerrero-Jimenez
Nickname: Jenni
High School: David Douglas High School
Hometown: Guatemala
Year at MHCC: 2013-2014
Major: Social Services
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Why Mt. Hood: I choose Mt. Hood because I’ve heard it’s one of the best community colleges and it is affordable and can adjust to my personal schedule.
Why I chose to be a student leader: I chose to be a student leader because I love helping others and I love being involved.
My iPod or Pandora playlist includes: Hispanic/Latinos singer because Hispanic/Latino culture is part of me.
After MHCC, I plan to: I plan to attend a 4-year University to get my bachelors degree in social services.

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