As the spring semester winds down, student government organizations are making preparations for new elections. Elections for the Alternate Student Trustee take place from Monday, April 5 at 9 a.m. to Wednesday, April 7 at 5 p.m.
There will be three candidates running for Alternate Student Trustee, a student representative for the university's Board of Trustees.
Amid the first year of their term, the elected student will serve as nonvoting alternate representative then will become the voting student trustee their second year.
Having this position grants the candidate the opportunity to serve as a link from the greater Kean administration to the student body for them to have their voices heard and bring about stability in their college journey.
Below are the names of the following candidates:
- Terrell Bascus
- Joseph McNulty
- Christopher Sclafani
Terrell Bascus is passionate about making an impact on his community and working with a team to accomplish that goal. Additionally, Terrell's overlook of the future is bright as he sees the potential in the students walking on campus. He aims to create an outlet for change in the student body, granting the voice needed for others to voice their opinions and express themselves freely.
There is no information on Joseph McNulty at the time of this article's publication.
Christopher Sclafani is heavily involved in the Kean community, doing work with his fraternity Nu Sigma Phi and the Center for Leadership and Service. He spends a lot of his time giving back to underserved communities. Christopher's goal is to make students feel at home like he did in the fall of 2019. Christopher's experience at Kean shaped him into the person he is today and is grateful for all the support from family, friends, peers and faculty.
All students must cast their votes during the designated time when the ballot is open so they can have their votes counted towards the elections results. Students can visit Cougar Link and log in with their Kean Google credentials. After doing so, they must click this link to be taken to the elections page.
There, further instructions will be given on how to proceed. The elections page can only be accessed during the ballot duration.