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CSSA Information 

Student Government Meetings
Executive Branch Meeting
Wednesday 8:00am-10:00am
Location: Student Union Coville Conference Room
Senate Meeting
Wednesday 9:00am-10:00am
Location: Student Union Coville Conference Room
Internal Affairs Committee:
Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Student Union Meeting Room B

The Senate Internal Affairs Committee is responsible for the content and form of legislation and general oversight of all functions of Student Government. In conjunction with the Judiciary, auditing, investigation, compliance, and enforcement of Student Government’s bylaws, parliamentary authority, legislation and resolutions, all proposed revisions to these Bylaws, and any other matter pertaining to the Senate’s legislative activities.


For previous meeting agendas and minutes, please visit the Agendas and Documents page.

Contact President Vanessa Bahena with any questions about meetings at



Legislative Update

Chief Zellar’s Award

In October Student Government drafted and approved a Certificate of Gratitude to Chief Zeller in recognition for his dedication to saving our university during the Camarillo Springs fire. He was awarded with this certificate at the Ventura County Leadership Academy Leadership Awards Luncheon on October 17th.

CSU System Wide Update

The California State Student Association serves as the representative voice for all California State University students and is the only recognized voice of CSU students. The association created an annual policy agenda that addresses university affairs, legislative affairs and social justice within all the CSU’s. Each of the 23 CSU campuses attends monthly plenary meetings and hold a vote on issues pertaining to the CSU and higher education as a whole

Vanessa Bahena, Student Government Presidents serves as a member of the board as well as a member of CSSA’s Internal Affairs Committee.

Sara Sanders, Director of External Affairs for CSU Channel Islands’ Student Government is the official CSSA Representative for CSU Channel Islands. She sits on the Social Justice and Equity Council of CSSA.

At the October CSSA Plenary Meeting CSU Channel Islands voted in favor of:

  •  Resolution Commending the Life and Service of CSU Trustee Pete Mehas
  • Approving Constitutional Amendments

At the November CSSA Plenary Meeting CSU Channel Islands voted in favor of:

 Executive Directors Annual Performance Evaluation Policy

  • Meetings Policy
  • Student Trustee Nominating Policy
  • Dissenting Opinions Policy
  • Resolutions Policy

For more information on this association or to access the monthly plenary agendas please visit: