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Classified Senate

Officer and Senator Elections for 2016-2017

  • Thursday, May 19, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Administration Building


Each spring, a Classified Senate election committee is formed by direction of the outgoing Classified Senate President to elect officers and senators in sections where a senate term has

Classified Professionals: Please consider serving on this vital shared governance committee. Current senators will be recruiting nominees for open positions. We need you!

We encourage your participation if you have never been an officer or senator or it's been awhile since you served. You may nominate yourself.

  • President (one-year term)
  • President-Elect (one year term plus term as President following year)
  • Secretary (one-year term)
  • Treasurer (one-year term)
  • Communications Officer (one-year term)

Section 3 – Registration & Student Services building: A & R, Counseling, SSRC, Transfer Ctr, Matriculation (two-year term)

Section 4 – ATC Building: DSP&S Division Office, Bus/CS Lab, SSC, F/TV Lab; L Quad; F, MCC, VPAC and Euphrat (two-year term)

Section 5 – Physical Education, APE and Mod Quad (two-year term)

Section 8 – Grounds and Custodial, De Anza Plant Services (two-year term)

Section 9 – Media & Learning Center, California History Center and East Cottage (two-year term)

Section 10 – Learning Center West: ISP, EDC, AV/ETS, and Library West Computer Lab (two-year term)


  • Election to a Classified Senate office shall be by simple majority of the votes cast.
  • If no candidate receives a simple majority of the votes cast, a special election shall be held to decide between the two (2) candidates receiving the highest number of votes for that office.
  • Announcement of the election results will be made within two (2) working days.

If you have any questions, contact one of the following election committee members:


Classified Senate
Contact: Dennis Shannakian
Phone: 408.864.8757


Last Updated: 9/21/16