Associated Students of College of Marin

Mission Statement

The Associated Students of College of Marin (ASCOM) are committed to:

  • Representing students to the college, to the community, and to the legislative bodies
  • Serving as role models while protecting and advancing the rights and interests of students
  • Encouraging education, leadership, and participation in democratic processes
  • Providing information and activities that positively influence campus life, while welcoming diversity and encouraging scholastic success.

The Associated Students of College of Marin (ASCOM) spring 2017 meetings are held every Wednesday, 2:15 pm to 3:30 pm starting January 25, 2017, in the ASCOM workroom, Student Services Building, room 241, Kentfield Campus.

Questions?  Please contact:


ASCOM Elections are OPEN!

Have you wanted to serve on our student government body?
Interested in getting involved with all the different ways COM operates?
Are you looking for leadership opportunities?
Do you have great ideas about the different ways the student experience can be improved at COM?
Consider running for office for the ASCOM Board!

Members of the ASCOM Board meet on a weekly basis to discuss various topics and issues. These can include funding for difference departments, clubs, programs, and events; legislative issues from across the entire state; campus and community concerns and ways of addressing them; and many more issues. ASCOM Board members are also invited to join the various Participatory Governance committees that create and assess the work that the College of Marin does at large. If you are interested in getting more involved with all the different ways that COM operates, and if you have ever wanted to have your voice heard on the matter, consider running for an ASCOM Board position!

Click here for the Election Packet:

(or, for a physical copy, come to the Office of Student Activities and Advocacy at Student Services Room 241, Kentfield Campus).

DEADLINE EXTENDED! In order to run, you must submit a completed packet back into the Office of Student Activities and Advocacy by Thursday, March 23rd at 4:00 pm.


Also, all candidates MUST talk to the Office of Student Activities and Advocacy in order to run. (Please notify Chris at

Good luck and keep an eye out for the Voting Period!


President: Amy Diaz
Vice President: Mercedes Sosa Cordero
Treasurer: Diana Patricia Mosquera
Secretary: Claire Zerbe
Director of Student Activities: Calvin Cunninghame
Director of Student Services: Laurie Pennisi
Director of Public Relations: Beatriz Ritzmann Peceniski
Director of Technology: Ismail Azam
Student Trustee: Darlene Baten
State Student Senate Representative: Vacant
Emeritus Representative: Kevin Colgate


Sadika Sulaiman Hara
Director of Student Activities & Advocacy Office (SAA)

Chris Yang
Equity and Activities Program Coordinator, SAA


Vickie Lamke
Administrative Assistant, SAA

Governance Committees - Benefits

Develop Communications

  • Understand the President's goals.
  • Develop model of communication between Student Bodies (ASCOM, ESCOM)

Increase Student Involvement

  • Motivate Participation in Student Activities/Campus Events

Student Services Review

  • Review Bookstore and Text Buying Policy


College Council: Amy Diaz and Darlene Baten
Governance Review Council: vacant
Educational Planning Committee: vacant
Technology Planning Committee: vacant
Professional Development Committee: vacant
Facilities Planning Committee: vacant
Instructional Equipment Committee: vacant
Planning and Resource Allocation Committee: vacant
Student Access and Success Committee: vacant


Academic Standards Committee: 1 Vacancy
Curriculum Committee: Ismail Azam
District Modernization Committee:1 Vacancy

To join or receive more information, visit the ASCOM office in Student Services, 241 at KTD or Building 27, 117 off of the Internet Cafe.