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Student Trustee

Palm Beach State College Student Trustee

Be the Student Voice

The 2022 - 2023 PBSC Student Trustee Application is Closed.

Stay tuned for the announcement!
Dates of Service: July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023



As a Student Trustee, you will...

  • Increase your exposure
  • Build your resume
  • Receive partial tuition paid
  • See legislators in action
  • Meet with key county and state leaders
  • Be eligible for the James L. Watt Service Award



  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours during the academic year



  • 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 a one-year term and may attend all meetings of the Board, except those exempt pursuant to Florida “Sunshine Law”.



  • Represent the student body on the Palm Beach State College (PBSC) District Board of Trustee (DBOT).
  • Participate in identifying 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 Committee.
  • Represent the student body on various college wide committees (schedule permitting).


Past Student Trustees

Tarruck Wheeler
2021 - 2022
Student Trustee


Gabrielle Louis
2020 - 2021
Student Trustee


John Smith
2019 - 2020
Student Trustee


Shanice Guthrie
2018 - 2019
Student Trustee


Joseph Morel
2017 - 2018
Student Trustee


David Hernandez
2016 - 2017
Student Trustee


Patricia Medina
2014 - 2015
Student Trustee


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