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Become a Palm Beach State College Student Trustee

Application: Closed 

We will be in contact with each applicant shortly


 Benefits of being a Student Trustee

Enhance your leadership skills

Build your resume through increased exposure

Paid Tuition for six credit hours per Fall & Spring Semester

Meet with Key County and State leaders

Be a voice for 49,000+ PBSC Students

Be eligible for the James L. Watt Service Award

Joseph Morel: Student Trustee (2017 - 2018)

Purpose of the Student Trustee

To provide a direct communication link from the student body to the District Board of Trustee on various issues affecting student life and to provide an enhanced leadership opportunity for a member of the student body. 

The student trustee is an ex officio non-voting member of the Board selected by the Student Trustee Selection Committee through an interview process. 

The student trustee serves for one year and may attend all meeting of the Board, except those exempt pursuant to the Florida "Sunshine Law. 

Responsibilities of the Student Trustee

  • Represent the student body on the Palm Beach State College (PBSC) District Board of Trustee (DBOT)
  • Attend DBOT meetings and events as a student body representative. 
  • Participate in identify an outstanding PBSC student for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership award. 
  • Interface with key Palm Beach County and State leaders. 
  • Serve on the Student Activities Service Fee Committee, the Marketing Advisory Committee and the Enrollment Management Steering Committe. 
  • Represent the student body on various college wide committees (schedule permitting). 

So you've decided to become a Student Trustee?


Academic Requirements

3.0 or higher Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 

Currently enrolled PBSC student

Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours

12 credit hours must have completed at PBSC in 2017 - 2018

Enrolled in 9 credit hours in the Fall and Spring academic year

Be available from July 1, 2018 to serve until May 2019. 


Document Requirements

  • Online Application, see links below
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation 
    • 1st letter from a faculty member (mandatory)
    • 2nd letter from a faculty OR staff member
    • Email the letters NOW
  • An essay titled "Why I want to be a Student Trustee"
    • Your name and contact information must be on the cover.

What to do with your Essay & Letters of Reference


Electronic copies? Email them

Email: Ailyn Roque

Tel: 561.868.3502

Fax: 561.868.3504

Questions or Concerns please call 

NOTE: Have these documents ready to email when you are completing your application. 

Paper copies? Submit to your Campus Representative

Deliver the paper copy of your Essay and/or Letters of Recommendation to your respective campus

  • Belle Glade:  Andrew Barrett |  561-993-1169 | Rm: CRB 0130
  • Boca Raton:  Kathi Schaeffer  | 561-862-4327 |  Rm: AD 0126
  • Lake Worth:  Alexis Forbes |  561-868-3310  | Rm: BK 0104
  • Lox Groves:  Christina Seado Vasquez  | 561-790-9009 | LGA 0106
  • PBG:  Angela Allen | 561-207-5355  |  Rm: BR 0141



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