ASMC Board of Directors

ASMC Board of Directors

The Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) Board of Directors is an eleven-member elected student government board. Click on the title below or scroll down the page to learn more about each role and the current student serving in the position.

  1. PresidentASMC logo with Moorpark College Raider mascot above it.
  2. Vice President
  3. Director of Academic Affairs
  4. Director of Budget & Finance
  5. Director of Campus Events
  6. Director of Constitution & Standing Rules
  7. Director of External Affairs
  8. Director of Public Relations
  9. Director of Student Organizations
  10. Director of Student Services
  11. Director of Sustainability

ASMC is advised by Kristen Robinson, M.S. (krobinson@vcccd.edu; 805-553-4976). The Student Activities Office is under the Division of Student Learning (Business, Child Development, and Student Engagement), led by Dean Dr. Howard Davis and overseen by Vice President of Student Support Dr. Amanuel Gebru.
 

ASMC Delegates

ASMC appoints Delegates as needed to help fulfill their mission of advocacy and student engagement. Delegate positions are a great way to get familiar with the Associated Students without having to make the same level of commitment. Sample responsibilities of Delegates include serving on Moorpark College shared governance committees (click here to see a list of some of the committees or work groups Delegates can serve on) or assisting with event or project implementation. Contact ASMCVP@vcccd.edu for more information on how to become an ASMC Delegate!
 

Meet your student government representatives!

Associated Students
2019-2020 Board of Directors

ASMC President Wyatt Endres faces the camera smiling as his picture is taken outside, in front of a bush with pink flowers.
WYATT ENDRES

President
ASMCPresident@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4832


Wyatt Endres is a Global Studies major at Moorpark College. As ASMC's President, Wyatt serves as the official spokesperson for the Board of Directors and the broader MC student body, acting as liaison between college and district administration and the students. He presides over all ASMC Board of Directors meetings and is responsible for all of the executive functions of the Board.

Wyatt formed the International Relations Club in 2018-2019 before running for ASMC President. In his current capacity, he hopes to get more students involved on campus, to develop more sustainable environmental practices on campus, and to provide more outreach assistance to first generation college students.

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ASMC Vice President Hotchkiss stands outside with his arms crossed and a smile on his face.
KRISTOPHER HOTCHKISS
Vice President
ASMCVP@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Kristopher Hotchkiss is studying Communications with a minor in Economics. As ASMC's Vice President, Kris oversees the appointment of Board members to MC shared governance committees. In addition to facilitating the appointment process for new Board members and overseeing the hiring of new student support staff, Kris is responsible for overseeing the internal administrative duties of the Board.

An active member of the MC Nature's Finest club, he has contributed to the donation of organic produce to the campus food pantry. Key goals for which Kris hopes to advocate include creating a more enjoyable space in the MC cafeteria dining room and hosting concerns and dances for students.

Photo of Kris taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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Director of Academic Affairs Poon Yuwawanit smiles while standing outside next to a tree.
POON YUWAWANIT
Director of Academic Affairs
ASMCAcademicAffairs@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Poon Yuwawanit is a Biochemistry major at Moorpark College. Her role as Director of Academic Affairs includes representing ASMC on matters of academic and educational policy; overseeing the ASMC Scholarship Program; and implementing the Commissioned Arts Program.

Prior to joining ASMC, Poon helped operate a Turning Point Residential Shelter, volunteered at the Rise Against Hunger Organization, and is a member of the National Future Scientists and Engineers of America. A goal of Poon's while she is on the ASMC Board is to implement field trips to further students' interests and knowledge.

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Director of Budget + Finance Sahil Vig smiles for the camera.
SAHIL VIG
Director of Budget and Finance
ASMCFinance@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

As Director of Budget & Finance, Sahil Vig develops ASMC's annual operating budget and tracks spending from the Board's ten (10) trust accounts. Sahil also chairs the ASMC Programming Committee, which provides funding to groups that aim at enhancing student life at MC.

Sahil is a Finance major who spent his summer interning with the finance department of a healthcare industry company. In addition to helping provide financial support to enhance student life and campus services, Sahil hopes to help shine a light on the many resources and programs that MC offers that are underutilized.

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Brigit Quezada is pictured smiling for the camera while having her picture taken outside.
BRIGIT QUEZADA
Director of Campus Events
ASMCCampusEvents@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Brigit Quezada serves as Director of Campus Events, where she oversees and facilitates all ASMC events and activities, manages materials related to events, and serves on the ASMC Programming Committee.

Brigit's long history of involvement includes cross country running for her high school, serving as editor-in-chief for her high school newspaper, and working as a Spanish and Math tutor, among other roles. In her position with ASMC, Brigit hopes to bring more attention to the unique events and activities on campus that support college students academically while also creating more events that provide students with a mental break from the stress of college life.

Photo of Brigit was taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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Director of Constitution & Standing Rules Zubair Sidhu poses for the camera outside with his a smile on his face and his arms crossed.
ZUBAIR SIDHU
Director of Constitution & Standing Rules
ASMCStandingRules@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Zubair Sidhu is a Computer Science major at Moorpark College. As Director of Constitution & Standing Rules, Zubair's role is to ensure that the Board operates within its own pre-established guidelines, as well as within local, state, and federal regulation related to ASMC operations. In addition to serving as a voting member on the ASMC Programming Committee, Zubair chairs the Elections Committee in the spring and records all meeting minutes for the Board's regular meetings.

In addition to participating in the MC Enthusiastic Programmers Club, Zubair teaches children programming at the Schulich Community Robotics Program and has worked as a Software Engineering intern at ProDIGIQ, Inc. Zubair hopes to make ASMC more transparent and to ensure that the needs of all students are accounted for in ASMC's governing documents.

Photo of Zubair was taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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Director of External Affairs is pictured standing outside in front of a hedge, smiling for the camera.
SOPHIA ESCALANTE
Director of External Affairs
ASMCExternalAffairs@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Sophia Escalante is a Psychology major at MC. As Director of External Affairs, she leads the coordination of advocacy efforts on behalf of MC students' interests and serves as the primary representative to off-campus entities. This includes representing ASMC at the monthly VCCCD Board of Trustee meetings.

Sophia's involvement on the MC campus extends beyond student government. She is also a competitive member of the MC Mock Trial team and an Honors Program student. She hopes to be able to leverage MC's connections to improve student life as well as create more opportunities for student leadership development.

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Director of Public Relations Jordan Ross pictured sitting at a round picnic table.
JORDAN ROSS
Director of Public Relations
ASMCPublicRelations@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Jordan Ross is an Engineering major and math tutor at MC. As Director of Public Relations, Jordan promotes all ASMC projects and events using the Student Voice, ASMC social media accounts, and other outlets. She also serves on the Inter-Club Council and collaborates with other ASMC Directors and club representatives to promote student life activities on campus.

Serving others is something that comes naturally to Jordan. In addition to participating in the Girl Scouts of America fof 7 years, she was a member of the National Honors Society at her high school and President of a cheer club for students with disabilities. While serving on ASMC, Jordan wants to encourage more online engagement by holding contests via social media and hopes to identify new ways to promote activities and events on campus.

Photo of Jordan was taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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Director of Student Organizations Cecilia Nguyen is pictured smiling while sitting at a round table outside.
CECILIA NGUYEN
Director of Student Organizations
ASMCStudentOrgs@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Cecilia Nguyen is a Psychology major at Moorpark College. As Director of Student Organizations, Cecilia is the primary liaison between MC clubs and the ASMC Board. In addition to chairing the Inter-Club Council, Cecilia is a voting member of the Programming Committee, which supports clubs' activities and events.

Cecilia comes to the position with a lot of past club involvement. She served on the KIWINIS Key Club and was president of her high school's Saving Lives club. She was also a content editor for her high school's news website and a member of the Good Samaritan Medical and Dental Ministry team. Cecilia looks forward to implementing a "Club of the Month" feature and hopes to work with clubs individually and on a regular basis to provide support for their ideas.

Photo of Cecilia was taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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Director of Student Services Rebecca Gabra smiles for the camera.
REBECCA GABRA
Director of Student Services
ASMCStudentServices@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

Rebecca Gabra, a Political Science major at MC, is ASMC Director of Student Services. In this capacity, she is responsible for organizing and/or advocating for activities that promote the health, welfare, and safety of the MC student body.

Serving others is something Rebecca has been known for long before joining student government. Rebecca spent 12 years with the Girl Scouts of America, was Vice President of her high school's Knitting is Giving organization and a member of its Interact Club, and volunteered with her local library's summer programs. In addition to joining ASMC, Rebecca is also a member of MC's competitive Mock Trial team. She looks forward to creating events and activities that promote the inclusion of all students while building on previous boards' de-stress programs to promote student welfare.

Photo of Rebecca was taken by MC Student Voice photo editor Evan Reinhardt.

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VACANT
Director of Sustainability
ASMCSustainability@vcccd.edu
(805) 553-4831

The Director of Sustainability will be appointed in June 2019. This position will oversee those activities which enhance environmental advocacy, education, and sustainability or which address environmental issues at Moorpark College. This person will Chair the Associated Students Sustainability Committee and will represent ASMC on the Campus Environment Committee.

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