Fall General Election


Congratulations to the below students who were elected Senators for the 2018-2019 year! Thank you to all who applied!

Career and Technical Education

  1. Bradley Heuer
  2. Karla Behringer

Science and Health Profession

  1. Carroll Harrod
  2. Cory Bartlelt
  3. Stephen Kuster

Liberal Arts and General Education

  1. Prakash Peethambaram
  2. Savannah Davis
  3. Cora Casper
  4. Amina Abdi
  5. Faisa Mohamed


Any currently enrolled RCTC student will have the ability to vote in the General Election. This is a chance to elect the right student leaders to represent you, the students! Voting will take place through a secure D2L online platform. Follow these simple instructions to access the vote September 12-13, 2018:

  1. Access rctc.learn.minnstate.edu and log into D2L with your StarID
  2. Select “View All Courses”
  3. Find and enter the course that aligns with your first declared major:
    • Student Government Fall Election 2018-Liberal Arts and General Education
    • Student Government Fall Election 2018- Sciences and Health Profession
    • Student Government Fall Election 2018- Career and Technical Education
  4. Select Content and Materials to read the candidate biographies
  5. Select Assessments and Vote to vote in the election

Results will be posted on Monday, September 17.


Candidate information will be uploaded in this section based on the order they have been received and separated by academic discipline.

Career and Technical Education Candidates

  1. Bradley Heuer
  2. Karla Behringer
  3. Brice Bias
  4. Corrina Jost

Sciences and Health Professions Candidates

  1. Carroll Harrod
  2. Cory Bartelt
  3. Stephen Kuster
  4. Jennifer Mensah

Liberal Arts and General Education Candidates

  1. Prakash Peethambaram
  2. Mahamed Ibrahim
  3. Bryan Fristedt
  4. Savannah Davis
  5. Manuel Mendoza
  6. Amina Abdi
  7. Faisa Mohamed
  8. Sudi Adow
  9. Saara Abdullahi
  10. Ekhlas Abdullahi
  11. Nasro Araye
  12. Kaylee Schloegel
  13. Zakiya Abu
  14. Cora Casper


There are up to 20 Student Senator positions available. As stated under Article VI, Section 3 of the Constitution, Senators shall be apportioned among the academic disciplines according to percentage of FYE enrollment. These academic disciplines include: Career and Technical Education, Sciences and Health Professions & Liberal Arts and General Education. The ratio being used is 1 senator per 200 students.

Benefits of being a Student Senator include, but are not limited to:

  • Senator positions are paid $175 per semester
  • Travel opportunities for LEAD MN and student government conferences
  • Leadership training and development
  • Learning about local, state, and national politics
  • Networking with students, staff, faculty and administrators
  • Gaining applicable life skills to help you succeed in, and beyond, college
  • Making noticeable change and impact at RCTC
  • Creating a network of friends

If you are interested in running for a position, please complete the Intent to Run Form by Noon on September 10. Please review the Elections Handbook.