Student Senate

Purpose of Student Senate:

Student Senate act as the voice of the student body in matters affecting individual students, student organizations, as well as campus issues, state and national issues and/or legislative actions concerning the ECSS community.

The Student Life Director, Antavius Thomas and Dean of Students, Kristi Ongalo are both non-chair committee that attend regular meetings so the Student Senators have direct communication with Mesabi Range Community College Faculty.

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Eveleth Student Senate Meetings

The Eveleth Student Senate meets each Wednesday at 11:00am to discuss student life, events, policy changes, and more.

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Why should I join Student Senate?

Getting involved is a rewarding experience that you will have while attending Mesabi Range College. By joining Student Senate, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Make noticeable change and impact at MRC
  • Network with students, staff, faculty and administrators
  • Create a network of friends

Student Senate Constitution and By-laws:


​Who can be a part of Student Senate?

Student Senate leadership positions are open to any currently enrolled MRC student who is in good standing as defined in the Student senate By-laws, Article III, Section III. If you are interested in Student Senate, you can reach out to the Student President’s Christie Rose of Virginia Campus at or Sully Kosmas of Eveleth Campus at

Advisor: Antavius Thomas
phone: 218-749-0315.

Student Senate Officers


  • President:
    • Christie Rose (Virginia)
    • Sully Kosmas (Eveleth)
  • Vice President:
    • Marissa Leecy (Virginia)
  • Secretary:
    • Sharia Chase (Virginia)
  • Treasurer:
    • Tareq Shaw (Virginia)
  • Director of Activities:
    • Josiah Peterson (Virginia)
  • Director of Communications:
    • Isaiah Malone (Virginia)