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

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.

Thierno Diallo, President
Thierno Diallo
Mauricette Gbenenoui, Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations
Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations
Mauricette Gbenenoui
Sakiyna Switzer, Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chair of Senate)
Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chair of Senate)
Sakiyna Switzer
Doritha Antwi, Budget and Finance Commissioner (Treasurer)
Budget and Finance Commissioner (Treasurer)
Doritha Antwi
Celestina Cayentano, Executive Secretary
Executive Secretary
Celestina Cayentano
Inzamamdeen Kassim, Campus Affairs Commissioner
Campus Affairs Commissioner
Inzamamdeen Kassim
Adama Savadogo, Evening and Part-Time Student Affairs Commissioner
Evening and Part-Time Student Affairs Commissioner
Adama Savadogo
VP Student Affairs
Chair of Senate
Campus Affairs Commissioner
Evening & Part-Time Affairs Commissioner

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.

Justin Arzola, Senator
Justin Arzola
Juvincio Compaore, Senator
Juvincio Compaore
Oumar Diaby, Senator
Oumar Diaby
Fatoumata Binta Diallo, Senator
Fatoumata Binta Diallo
Denise Herrera, Senator
Denise Herrera
Adelaida Rosario, Senator
Adelaida Rosario
Ines Alejandro Soriano, Senator
Ines Alejandro Soriano
Tierra Chelsea Stephenson, Senator
Tierra Chelsea Stephenson
Krysti Stern-Rodriguez, Senator
Krysti Stern-Rodriguez
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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