Student Government

Student Government

One of the main organizations that serves and represents the needs and interests of students at the Hostos Community College is the Student Government Association (SGA). SGA is comprised of sixteen (16) members, seven (7) of which serve as Executive Officers and nine (9) as Senators. SGA members are part of many important college-wide committees including the Hostos Association, College-Wide Senate, Auxiliary Enterprise Committee, Technology Fee Committee, Space Requests Committee and others. SGA organizes cultural, educational and social activities for the student body throughout the school year. It also assists student organizations in the planning and development of their activities. To learn more about the Student Government Association (SGA), visit one of the offices listed below or contact them via e-mail at

Constitution of the Student Government Association of Hostos Community College <pdf>

General Information

  • The SGA Conference Room is located in room C-534Student Government Association logo
  • SGA mailboxes are located at the SGA Conference Room (C-534)
  • All SGA Senate Meetings are open to Hostos Students and the college population
  • SGA Elections are held annually in the Spring semester
  • SGA members are elected to office for a one (1) year term

SGA Executive Board

The members of the Student Government Executive Board shall be the SGA President, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations, the Budget and Finance Commissioner, the Executive Secretary and appointed by the SGA President with the Consent of the Hostos Student Senate an Evening and Part-Time Student Affairs Commissioner and a Campus Affairs Commissioner.

Kelvin Pineda, SGA President
Kelvin Pineda
Room C-534
Khalifa Diao, Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations
Khalifa Diao
Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations
Room C-577
Leydi Bautista, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Chair of Senate
Leydi Bautista
Vice President for Academic Affairs/Chair of Senate
Room C-535
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Alex Essiamah
Budget and Finance Commissioner (Treasurer)
Room C-530
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Leana Santana
Executive Secretary
Room C-577
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Muiz Agbaje
Evening and Part-Time Student Affairs Commissioner
Room C-533
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Anthony Tarafa
Campus Affairs Commissioner
Room C-531

SGA Senators

The Hostos Student Senate authorizes programs and activities for the general benefit of the student body. Senators represent the student body at meetings of college or university committees, task forces and conferences.

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Rosina Asiamah
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Mohamed Aden
Brian Carter, Senator
Brian Carter
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Somaya Nasher
Leyddy Ogando, Senator
Leyddy Ogando
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Rassambnewende Ouedraogo
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America Rahimee
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Golvis Tavarez
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Andre Thompson

The Hostos Student Senate members shall schedule and be present in their office Monday through Thursday for at least four (4) hours per week, two (2) of those weekly office hours must be between 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

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