The Associated Students of Whatcom Community College (ASWCC) aims to enhance every student's experience at Whatcom Community College by providing students a means to be represented in College decision making.

ASWCC Mission statement: To serve students by providing diverse opportunities for campus involvement, to build campus community and represent student concerns in college decision-making.

ASWCC Vision statement: ASWCC aims to achieve a dynamic campus environment in which all students are represented and have an opportunity to participate.

ASWCC Executive Board

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Mario Alem
ASWCC President
MAlem@whatcom.edu

Mario (he, him, his) is a Running Start student from Squalicum High School working on his transfer degree. After graduating from WCC, he plans on majoring in both Political Science and English at the University of Washington. During his term as the ASWCC President, Mario hopes to engage the student body by helping to create a community where students of all backgrounds can participate in crucial and impactful affairs. In his free time, he enjoys reading novels, playing video games, exercising and spending time with both family and friends.

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Nick Bostrom
ASWCC Executive Vice President
NBostrom@whatcom.edu

Nick (he,him,his) is working on finishing his high school diploma and Associate's degree. He plans to transfer to a university with a focus on human services and LGBTQ studies. He plans to work as a social/caseworker for the LGBTQ community after college. As the ASWCC Executive Vice President, he plans to work towards increasing inclusivity at WCC and work towards getting a LGBTQ space on campus and gender neutral bathrooms. Things he enjoys is the outdoors and being around his friends and family.

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Marcella Jennifer
ASWCC Vice President for Programming
MJennifer@whatcom.edu

Marcella (she, her, hers) is an international student from Indonesia. She plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in finance at 4-year university upon graduating from WCC. Her great desire to build a more welcoming, healthy, and adequate study environment has motivated her to become a part of the ASWCC Executive Board. Outside of school, Marcella enjoys watching movies as well as talking to friends and acquaintances.

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Surabhi Subedi
ASWCC Vice President for Clubs
SSubedi@whatcom.edu

Surabhi (she, her, hers) is an international student from Nepal. She is a returning student leader who plans to transfer to a 4-year college to pursue a degree in Political Science. She is very passionate about clubs and her goal this next year is to continue to promote and enhance student engagement through clubs. She likes meeting new people and sharing stories. Her interests include reading thrillers, cooking, and hiking.

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Lukas MacCloud
ASWCC Vice President for Operations
LMacCloud@whatcom.edu

Lukas (he, him, his) plans to go to a military academy and get a degree in political science and study law after WCC. He would like to provide opportunities to students and serve others though his work with the Executive Board. His passions include: meeting new people, playing sports, reading, outdoor activities, and working out.


 

ASWCC Programming and Diversity Board

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ASWCC Vice President for Programming
MJennifer@whatcom.edu

Marcella (she, her, hers) is an international student from Indonesia. She plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in finance at 4-year university upon graduating from WCC. Her great desire to build a more welcoming, healthy, and adequate study environment has motivated her to become a part of the ASWCC Executive Board. Outside of school, Marcella enjoys watching movies as well as talking to friends and acquaintances.

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ASWCC Director for Health and Wellness Programming
SSherpa@whatcom.edu

Kenji (she, her, hers) a Running Start student from Bellingham High School perusing an Associates in Arts and Science and she hopes to major in Neuroscience. She has been part of various extracurricular activities and has gained recognition for academic excellence. With her knowledge and experiences, she wants to assist students and bring change in the campus and the community as whole, this coming year. Also, she as a great passion and interest in medicine and hopes to become a future pillar of the healthcare field.

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ASWCC Director for Academic Success Programming
FWinston@whatcom.edu

Frank is an international student from Indonesia. He plans to study Industrial Engineering after graduating from WCC. His desire to provide welcoming environment for students and develop himself further motivated him to become a part of ASWCC Programming and Diversity Board. He believes that it is important to be successful academically and socially by being active in community.

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Nevinta Kusnawara
ASWCC Director for Academic Success Programming
NKusnawara@whatcom.edu

Nevinta is an international student from Indonesia. After graduating from WCC, She plans to transfer to a university and pursue a degree in biomedical engineering. WCC’s diverse community to enjoy. She loves to meet new people, try new things and open up to new ideas that she hasn’t come across before. Her main goal is to create a tranquil and welcoming environment for WCC’s diverse community to enjoy.

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Patrick Duong

ASWCC Director for Club Event Programming
PDuong@whatcom.edu

Patrick is an international student from Vietnam. He is deeply interested in computer engineering and plans to transfer to Penn State University or University of Washington after graduating from WCC. His goal this year is to create an inclusive community for students and promote every club activity on campus. During his free time, he enjoys traveling with his family and playing sports with his close friends.

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Ernesto Giovanni

ASWCC Director for Campus Collaborative Programming
ERegiarto@whatcom.edu

Ernesto is an international student from Indonesia, currently pursuing a pre-medicine degree in microbiology in hopes of one day becoming a surgeon. He likes to enjoy his free time by playing soccer or watching movies with friends. His vision and hopes for this position are to collaborate with new clubs, student groups and individuals to create unique events that are fun and educational, and hopefully to be able to come up with events that have never been done before.

 

 

Julie Connell
ASWCC Vice President for Campus Advocacy

Julie (she, her, hers) is a non-traditional student at WCC pursuing a transfer degree in science. Julie is passionate about creating sustainable social justice movements through food sovereignty. Julie has two daughters, Rachel and Megan, along with one granddaughter, Emma.  Julie spends every minute she can with family and friends, playing music, cooking good food, creating recycled art, and laughing. Julie's goal this year is to inspire students at Whatcom to better understand advocacy, for themselves and their community.

Julie Connell
ASWCC Vice President for Campus Advocacy

Julie (she, her, hers) is a non-traditional student at WCC pursuing a transfer degree in science. Julie is passionate about creating sustainable social justice movements through food sovereignty. Julie has two daughters, Rachel and Megan, along with one granddaughter, Emma.  Julie spends every minute she can with family and friends, playing music, cooking good food, creating recycled art, and laughing. Julie's goal this year is to inspire students at Whatcom to better understand advocacy, for themselves and their community.

Franklyn Winston
ASWCC Director for Academic Success Programming
FWinston@whatcom.edu

Frank is an international student from Indonesia. He plans to study Industrial Engineering after graduating from WCC. His desire to provide welcoming environment for students and develop himself further motivated him to become a part of ASWCC Programming and Diversity Board. He believes that it is important to be successful academically and socially by being active in community.

Franklyn Winston
ASWCC Director for Academic Success Programming
FWinston@whatcom.edu

Frank is an international student from Indonesia. He plans to study Industrial Engineering after graduating from WCC. His desire to provide welcoming environment for students and develop himself further motivated him to become a part of ASWCC Programming and Diversity Board. He believes that it is important to be successful academically and socially by being active in community.

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