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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the officially recognized voice of students at Bismarck State College. Elected representatives of the student body work with BSC administration to meet student needs. SGA serves on a variety of committees and represents students at the meetings of the North Dakota Student Association. Members participate in and lead service projects and help at campus activities. They are the designated body to oversee SGA fee collection and distribution. Be a part of the campus experience through a legacy at SGA. For more information, see below.

Contact: 701-224-5635
Advisors: Cassandra Perman 701-224-5460 • Jordyn Chase 701-224-2702
Weekly Senate Meetings: Wednesdays at 3:10 p.m. in the Student Union Alumni Room
Social Media: 
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Upcoming News and Info

The Communications Committee will write monthly newsletters which we will display around campus and post here.


Current Officers

Our newly elected upperclassmen senators for the 2024-2025 academic year are:

President: Mitch Fisher
Vice President: Blaize Morris
Secretary/Treasurer: Kaitlyn Bancroft

Open Upperclassman seats: 0
Open Freshman seats: 4

SGA Membership

  • Senators: There are a total of 11 senators: 4 for upperclassmen and 4 for freshmen. Any student enrolled in at least one BSC course and maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is eligible to stand for election. Senators represent the student body at weekly SGA Senate meetings, hold weekly office hours, and work together to address the concerns of students and achieve changes to campus.
  • Secretary/Treasurer: The Secretary/Treasurer must be a senator who has been at BSC for at least one full semester prior to taking office. The Secretary/Treasurer's role is to report the financial balances of SGA to the Senate - and to record the minutes of all meetings.
  • Vice-President: The Vice-President's primary role is to assist the President in carrying out their duties, especially in the President's absence.
  • President: The President must be a full-time BSC student senator who has been at BSC for at least one full semester before taking office. The President serves as the official representative of SGA and its administrative head, presides over Senate and Executive Board meetings, is a voting delegate to the NDSA, and is responsible for answering requests for information about SGA. The President is in regular communication with the SGA Advisor and BSC faculty and staff, including the president and vice presidents of the college.

Senate Agendas & Minutes

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of SGA’s agendas and/or minutes, please email us at or call at 701-224-6535.