Student Council members are student body representatives and shall be elected annually in the General StuCo Elections. The StuCo elections process is governed by the Constitution and is held under the supervision and monitoring of the Election Committee The Elections committee consisting of current StuCo members Polina Gracheva and Katherine Marie Handal as well as SLVP Margarita Pavlovic and Chaplain Joel Altena has determined the following schedule:
- Phase 1 - March 1-11
Accepting nominations and screening the nominees to ensure they fit the obligations required for the position they are running for. All students who meet the eligibility criteria below can apply by submitting their application by a predetermined date. Applications will be reviewed by the Election Committee on March 12 and those who are eligible to run will be informed.
- Phase 2 - March 15-19
Students who are eligible to run will have a week to campaign, which includes online social media campaigning and putting posters up. Students will then prepare an election speech that they will present to the student body.
- Coffee Candidates* (March 22) - 12pm
- Candidate debates (March 24, 25 ) - 7pm-9pm
- Phase 3 - March 25 - 31
Actual elections take place where each student may vote for their selected candidates. Elections will be done electronically. Elections will take place electronically under the supervision of the Election Committee. In the case of a vacancy of any position, the StuCo President will announce and hold applications and interviews to fill the position.
Eligibility criteria for StuCo:
- Full-time student enrolled at LCC
- Not be on academic or student life probation
- Must have a GPA of 7.5 and more
All nominees for President should have spent at least 2 years as students at LCC and be able to serve for the whole year. It is important the candidates are in Klaipeda.