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Fall 2016-17 ASMC Retreat and Swearing In

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Fall 2016-17 ASMC  at their swearing-in ceremony with guests: Dr. Marie-Elaine Burns, Interim Merritt College President ;Mable Kwartneg, Chief Justice; Yoseline Ojeda, Senator; Anita R. Johnson, President; LaRhonda Reeds, Senator; Brenda Perez, Treasurer;  Ya’Mese Johnnson, ICC Chair; Shadie Lee, Senator; Pashael Dorsey, Secretary; Charlton Williams, Senator;  Dr. Arnulfo Cedillo, Vice President of Student Services; and Dr. Herbert Kitchen, Interim Director, Student Activities and Campus Life.

Fall 2016 Executive Board: Anita R. Johnson, President; Vacant, Vice President; Mable Kwarteng, Chief of JusticeBrenda Perez, Treasurer; Pashael Dorsey, Secretary.

Affirmed to serve for Fall 2016

President:  Anita R. Johnson

Vice President: Vacant

Chief Justice: Mable Kwarteng

Treasurer: Brenda Perez

Secretary: Pashael Dorsey

ICC Chair: Ya’Mese Johnson

Senators: Shadie Lee, Charlton Williams, LaRhonda Reeds, Yoseline Ojeda


Associated Students of Merritt College is the student body government organization of the college comprised of students and their elected and appointed student officers.The goal of the Associated Students of Merritt College is to give a voice to all Merritt College students allowing them to become part of the college community. Some of our major responsibilities include:

  • Appointing students to campus-wide committees.
  • Being a part of the shared governance process in the development of college policies and annual budget
  • Adopting and overseeing use of an annual budget
  • Allocating funds for new programs and projects
  • Granting club charters
  • Providing and administering a program of activities and services for students.

ASMC builds student leadership skills, advocates for student success, and provides students with extracurricular opportunities in student government, ASMC activities, clubs, and more.

We urge you to come to our meetings, be a part of ASMC, and have a say in the decision-making at your college!