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Student Senate

The Student Senates represent all students at Hennepin Technical College. Any currently registered student is invited to attend meetings and participate in Senate activities. 

To become a voting member of the Student Senate, attend two consecutive meetings.

Find us on D2L for updates! Scroll to the bottom of your screen once you log in to select the senate shell.

 

Student clubs and organizations are expected to report their activities to the Student Senate each month by completing the form below.  

Student Clubs and Organizations Report Form

Student Senate Meetings

Meetings are held from 12 pm to 1pm on the following dates and locations.

Brooklyn Park Campus

On Campus Location Room J110

Zoom Link: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/4344082081, passcode: Senate

Fall 2022

  • August 24 - Senate 101
  • September 14
  • September 28
  • October 12
  • October 26
  • November 9
  • December 14

Spring 2023

  • January 11 - Senate 101
  • January 25
  • February 22
  • March 8
  • March 22
  • April 12
  • April 26
  • May 10

Eden Prairie Campus

On Campus Location Room E101

Zoom Link: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/4344082081, passcode: Senate

Fall 2022

  • August 24 - Senate 101
  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 5
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7

Spring 2023

  • January 11 - Senate 101
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • March 29
  • April 5
  • April 19
  • May 3

2022-23 Student Senate Executive Officers

Brooklyn Park Campus

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President
Francis Killen

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Vice President
Arkie Tarr

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Treasurer
Samuel Bjerkeset

 Nuredin Kawo

Public Relations Coordinator
Nuredin Kawo

Arinze Ahumaraeze

Secretary
Arinze Ahumaraeze

 

Eden Prairie Campus

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President
Vacant Position

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Vice President
Vacant Position

 James Wobschall

Treasurer
James Wobschall

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Public Relations Coordinator
Vacant Position

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Secretary
Vacant Position

 

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the Student Senate?

The HTC Student Senate is the voice of the student body in matters affecting student activities. It exists to initiate consideration of student problems, and to communicate action or recommendation to the designated school authorities.

The Student Senate is the Campus Student Organization as defined by the Minnesota State Policy 2.1.  The policy assigns the following duties to the Student Senate:

  • That the Student Senate is the official representative for all students
  • That the Senate has the sole authority to recommend the chartering of all clubs to the President of the College

Minnesota State Policy 2.3 and 2.3.1, and 2.8.1, that the Student Senate has the authority to appoint students, to all college committees, such as Finance, Policy, and Facilities.  The policies also require the administration to consult with the Student Senate.

As well as representing students, the Student Senate members are actively involved with LeadMN. LeadMN serves to add the Student Senates as well as lobbying the Legislature and Minnesota State.  Read more on their webpage at www.leadmn.org.

Who can be a part of Student Senate?

Any student taking at least one credit at Hennepin Technical College.

Why should I join Student Senate?

Getting involved in any club or organization can be one of the greatest, most rewarding experiences you will have while you are in college. By joining Student Senate you will have the opportunity to:

  • Network and socialize with students, staff, faculty and administrators
  • Build experience for your resume.
  • Gain invaluable skills for future employment.
  • Build social skills by interacting with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Enhance communication skills.
  • Develop leadership skills by learning to take responsibility and manage challenges.
  • Make friends and have fun!

Student Senate Meeting Minutes Archive

Brooklyn Park Campus

Spring 2022

Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Fall 2019

Eden Prairie Campus

Spring 2022

Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Fall 2019