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To run for Student Government board positions please complete: Election Packet 2015, return to Student Affairs Office, Student Services Bldg., room 241, for questions call: 415.485.9376.

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Mission Statement

The College of Marin Associated Students are committed to:

  • Representing students to the college, to the community, and to the legislative bodies
  • Serving as role models while protecting and advancing the rights and interests of students
  • Encouraging education and participation in democratic processes
  • Providing information and activities that positively influence campus life, while welcoming diversity and encouraging scholastic success.
  • Student I.D. Card Discounts
Board members 2014-2015  
President Shirene Misif
Vice President Rudolph Cervetto
Treasurer vacant
Secretary Tim Clay
Director of Student Activities Melanie Wolf
Director of Student Services vacant
Director of Public Relations Diana Arnold
Director of Technology vacant
Student Trustee Michael Trump
State Student Senate Representative, KTD Mariana Weber
Indian Valley Campus Senators at Large

Oldina Alatriste

Indian Valley Campus Senators at Large Diana Valdez
Indian Valley Campus Senators at Large Vacant

Director of Student Affairs and Health Center Vacant
Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Affairs Vickie Lamke


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Governance Committee Representatives
College Council  
Governance Review Council  
Educational Planning Committee  
Technology Planning Committee  
Professional Development Committee  
Facilities Planning Committee  
Instructional Equipment Committee  
Planning and Resource Allocation Committee  
Student Access and Success Committee  
Other Committees
Academic Standards Committee

1 Vacancy

Curriculum Committee

1 Vacancy

District Modernization Committee

1 Vacancy

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Develop Communications
  • Understand the President's goals.
  • Develop model of communication between Student Bodies (ASCOM, ASIVC, ESCOM)

Increase Student Involvement

  • Develop focus of Ambassador program with inclusion of governance and leadership training.
  • Motivate Participation in Student Activities/Campus Events

Student Services Review

  • Review Bookstore and Text Buying Policy.

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Shared Governance System

Stuent Governance System



We hope that during your time at College of Marin you will get involved with student clubs and associations. Your involvement can help you reinforce what you learn in class. Several of the many benefits of involvement are listed below:

  • Make new friends 
  • Develop and enhance new skills and abilities 
  • Work as part of a team 
  • Learn to set and achieve goals 
  • Share your time and talents 
  • Have fun! 

As you grow at the College of Marin, you will discover that the more involved you become, the more you will benefit from your college experience. Student learning is not a spectator sport; you must participate to benefit. Enhance your education by becoming involved. 

Clubs do not restrict membership based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, sexual preference, medical condition, status as a Vietnam era veteran, age, marital status, or disability. Reasonable accommodations are made for students with disabilities.

Club Listing 

  • Alpha Gamma Sigma: Promotes scholarships for qualifying students and encourages community involvement, qualified membership will be noted on official transcript.
  • Phi Theta Kappa: Promotes scholarships for qualifying students, qualified membership will be noted on official transcript.

Arts & Entertainment 

  • Cinema League: Creates a community that fosters an appreciation for cinema and provides resources and support for students and the film department at the College of Marin.
  • Club Exposed: Encourages photography students to continue to work and develop skills outside the regular class. 
  • Club Metals: Allows students to work between classes to raise money, share ideas, and bring in guest lecturers. 
  • Club Mud: Promotes the advancement of skills and appreciation of the art of ceramics.
  • Dancer's Guild: Helps raise funds for the dance department and assists with dance concerts, the center, and special projects. 
  • Drama Club: Promotes participation in activities that enrich student's understanding and appreciation of the theater experience. 
  • Drawing Closer: Promotes the development of drawing skills through working with models. 
  • Inky Fingers: Promotes the discipline of print making. 
  • Life Drawing and Sculpture: Gives the students an opportunity to draw and sculpt life models for extended poses.
  • Marin Art and Music Alliance (MAMA): Create Unity in our local community by bringing Musical bands to the campus.
  • Media Club: Share ideas, thoughts of animation such as cartoons, slide show photos, Anime, Video games, Photoshop, Flash, and Illustrator.
  • Sculpture Club: Provides a means for students to purchase sculpture tools and materials. 
  • Student Art Association: Provides a means for students to purchase small quantities of bronze and ceramic shell for cast bronze art. 


  • Asian Club: To assemble groups of people from all over the world. Host campus events, field trips and study groups for homework.
  • Black Student Union: Provides an opportunity for African ancestry students and their supporters to identify, articulate, and implement activities and programs that advance the interests of African ancestry students and the campus community. 
  • International Society Club: Gives students the opportunity to exchange ideas and gain awareness about other cultures and their values by supporting diversity and social activities. 
  • Latino Student Union: Provides an opportunity for Latino students and their supporters to identify, articulate, and implement activities and programs that advance the interests of Latino students and the campus community. 


  • Accessibility Rights Club: Raise awareness of accessibility issues on campus and in our community.


  • Environmental Action Club: Works to increase the environmental awareness of IVC and COM students and manages the recycling program. 
  • Land Sustainability: Promotes and improves the Environmental Landscape Program at the College of Marin. 

Gender Interests 

  • Rainbow Alliance: Promotes communication, understanding, and acceptance among people of different gender and orientation. 


  • COM Dental Assisting: Raises funds for the Dental Assisting Program through various activities.
  • Student Nurses Association: Promotes recruitment and participation in community affairs and donation of time towards community health care.

Journalism & Publications 

  • COMET (College of Marin Echo Times Newspaper): Promotes Echo Times special projects. 

Political & Social Action 

  • Students for Social Responsibility: An inclusive, democratic organization of COM students that promotes progressive change through economic, environmental, and social justice. 

Professional & Workforce Development

  • Computer Information Systems Club: Sponsors camaraderie among CIS students, promotes CIS as a career choice, and grants awards to CIS students. 
  • Association of Peer Tutors: To create community among students, tutors and the Tutoring Center.
  • COM Engineering Club: Designs and builds projects as a team and expand student's interest and creativity. 
  • IVC Car Club: Provides "live car" repair experience for the auto tech students. 
  • Transfer Club:Promote awareness of the Transfer Program among COM students .
  • Veterans Association Club: To support veterans by connecting them to resources, creating a community and helping them transition into college life.
Recreational and Sports
  • Breakdance Club: Promotes the art and style of break-dancing. 

Religious & Spiritual

  • Muslim Student Association: Promotes the education and service of the Muslim community on campus and informs the public about Islamic beliefs. Also encourages dialog and discussion of modern day issues. 

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Technical Contact: Vickie Lamke, Administrative Assistant, 415-485-9376
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