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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


Mario Alem
ASWCC President

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.


Marcella Jennifer
ASWCC Vice President for Programming

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.


Surabhi Subedi
ASWCC Vice President for Clubs

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.


Lukas MacCloud
ASWCC Vice President for Operations

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.


June Dillard
ASWCC Vice President for Campus Advocacy

June (she, her, hers) is a transfer student from Portland, Oregon. She plans to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in cognitive science at a four year college after obtaining her Transfer Degree. She is very passionate about advocating for all students, and hopes to make campus a more equitable and inclusive place. She aspires to move to Tokyo in the near future. Her hobbies include singing, dancing, and playing guitar.