Student Government

Dillon J. Conner, ASPCP President

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Hello! My name is Dillon J. Conner and my pronouns are he/him/his. I am the 2020–2021 President of the Associated Students of Pierce College Puyallup. My program of study at Pierce College is the Associates in Science Track-1. My goal is to transfer to a four-year university to pursue an education in Microbiology, and eventually continue further to a PhD in Virology. My cultural background is a majority of Irish and Scottish decent, but also includes English, German, and Native American ancestry. My favorite movies of all time are the John Wick movies, but the TV show I am currently most into is Bates Motel on Netflix.

Karen Nunex-Michel, Vice President of Activities Board

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Hello! My name is Karen Nunex-michel and my pronouns are she/her. I am the 2020–2021 Vice President of the Activities Board at Pierce College Puyallup. I plan to major in engineering and transfer to a four-year university. I am an international student from Guadalajara, Mexico, and my favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice.

Zakariah Swanson, Vice President of Student Organizations

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Hello! My name is Zakariah Swanson and I’ll be your Vice President of Clubs and Organizations for the 2020–2021 school year! I’m currently attending Pierce to earn my BA in business management and a certificate of fashion merchandising. I love being a part of the LGBT community and am passionate about politics, hoping to one day create positive change!

May Tran, Student Advocacy Senator

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Hi! My name is May Tran, and my pronouns are she/her. I am the Student Advocacy Senator under the Student Government branch at the Office of Student Life. I am currently working towards my general AA as a Running Start student, and I intend to transfer to a four-year university afterwards. My long-term occupational goal is to become a lawyer, so Pierce was a great opportunity for me to get a head start! I am Vietnamese, and I lived in Vietnam for a large duration of my childhood. My favorite TV show is definitely Criminal Minds, and I also love watching We Bare Bears with my younger sister!

Elijah O'Brien, Legislative Senator

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Hello! I am Elijah O'Brien and my pronouns are him/he/his. I am your 2020–2021 Legislative Senator of Pierce College Puyallup. I will be getting a General AA and hope to transfer to a university to get a bachelor’s in business. I am Caucasian and have bits of every part of Europe in there. My favorite TV show is Brooklyn 99.

Jaspreet Kaur, Operations Senator

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Hello! My name is Jaspreet Kaur and my pronouns are she/her. I am the 2020–2021 Operations Senator on Student Government and I'm working towards getting my Associates degree in Business. After graduating in June, I plan to transfer to a four-year university to achieve my bachelor's degree. My family immigrated from Punjab, India in the 90s, but I was born and raised in Washington, making me a first-generation student! My all-time favorite show is The Office. Go Raiders!

Jessica Xu, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Senator

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Hello! My name is Jessica Xu and my pronouns are she/her. I am the 2020–2021 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Senator on the Student Government team. I am a student in High School Completion Program and am working towards my Associate’s Degree in Biology. After graduation I plan to transfer to a four-year university to get a bachelor’s in Biology and probably go to a dental school afterwards. I’m an international student from Nanjing, China. My favorite drama is Nirvana in Fire 1 (Chinese) and my favorite movie series is the Lord of the Rings.

Meeting Schedule

Student Government

Student Government meetings are every Tuesday from 3–4 p.m in C210.

Student Council

The Student Council meets every other Thursday from 3–4 p.m in ADM 162.

Budget Spreadsheet 2019–2020


Kelsie Nabass, Interim Directory of Student Life |

Dina Ketterling, Senior Secretary |