The Associated Student Body Government of Allan Hancock College will strive to:

  • Represent the needs, interests, and perspectives of AHC students at every level of decision making within the college, to regional and state organizations, and nationally as necessary and appropriate to promote and encourage student success;
  • Provide students with opportunities to engage in learning and leadership, as well as governing processes and parliamentary procedure;
  • Support a vibrant student life on campus consisting of extracurricular activities and events that encourage cultural diversity, unity, and college pride in order to enhance the general welfare and academic success of AHC students.
President Frankie Maldonado
Executive Vice President Vanessa Magana Marin
Student Trustee Inri Serrano
Executive Director Heidi Mendiola
Executive Secretary Adrian Garcia
Vice President of Finance Veronica Gonzalez
Vice President of External Affairs Carla Zamora
Director of Student Organizations Derek Orlick
Director of Academic Affairs Jessica Zarate
Director of Public Relations Kevin Eckhardt
Director of Student Advocacy Maximillian Riederer
Director of Campus Environment Azhane Griggs
Director of  Legislative Affairs Czharine Asuncion
Directors of Student Outreach

Jose Martin
Angelica Hernandez


President: Frankie Maldonaldo -

FrankiFrankie Maldonadoe is a first generation college student who graduated from Nipomo High School. He is a full-time student currently working towards his Associate's Degree for Transfer in Psychology. He plans on transferring to a California State University to pursue his career goal in becoming a therapist. Through his active participation in the Associated Student Body Government he received the President's Volunteer Service award from the White House by completing over 250 hours volunteering at AHC and in the community. He is currently working at AHC as a Student Ambassador. Outside of his classes, work, and leadership roles, he enjoys playing card games,photography, going to the beach, and spending valuable time with his family and friends.


Executive Vice President: Vanessa Magana Marin - Vanessa is a full-time Freshman at Allan Hancock College. Her career goal is to work in the Arts and Humanities fields. She plans to stay local on the central coast with her transfer preferences being Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or UCSB where she wants to earn a bachelor's degree. She previously served on the Associated Student Body Government board of directors as the Director of Public Relations, and was recently elected Vice President on the ASBG board for 2018-2019. She is also actively involved in the Dream Club where she also serves as Vice President for the club. She is a passionate person who likes to do her best to improve in any area she can to support students.


Student Trustee: Inri Serrano

Inri Serrano

Inri is majoring in Buisness Administration at Allan Hancock College and plans to transfer to UC Berkely to finish his bachelor's degree. He hopes to become a CEO of  company in the future. Inri is a member of the honor society Alpha Gamma Sigma and is also a member of the Dream Club. He wants to help create a reliable and safe campus, and also ensure that students know the resources the college has to offer. He believes that every student should have the ability to reach their highest potential at Hancock and hopes that he can share the outstanding things the school has to  offer in the community and to future bulldogs.


Executive Director: Heidi Mendiola

Heidi MendiolaHeidi is majoring in sociology with plans of transferring to a four-year university to study criminal justice. She is currently serving on the Associated Student Body Government Board as the Executive Director. Heidi is very grateful for opportunity to sit on Academic Senate and Student Service Council as the ASBG student representative in hopes of helping college students succeed and being able to make a positive change on campus. Heidi is caring, outgoing, and ambitious. In her sphere time she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and going to the movies.


 Executive Secretary: Adrian Garcia -

Adrian GarciaAdrian is a first generation college student, who was born in Santa Maria, California and a Santa Maria High School graduate. Adrian is majoring in Culinology and plans on attending the French Pastry School in Chicago, Illinois in hopes of one day opening a bakery. Adrian currently serves on the Associated Student Body Government Board of Directors as the Secretary. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends listening to music, and eating with good people.  He has a passion for baking, making pastries for his friends and family.



Vice President of Finance: Veronica Gonzalez

Veronica Gonzalez

Veronica Gonzalez is a first generation college student in her family. She graduated from Pioneer VAlley High School in 2015. She is currently attending Allan Hancock College as a parent time student; her major is Viticulture Enology. Her college goals are to graduate with an Associate's Degree is Science, Math, and Agriculture. She also plans to transfer to a four year un9iversity either to Cal Poly or UC Davis. She is also very involved in her leadership class and is currently the Vice President of Finance on the ASBG board.  


Vice President of External Affairs: Carla Zamora -

Carla ZamaoraHello fellow Bulldogs! Carla is both excited and honored to be serving on the ASBG as the Vice President of External Affairs. Carla is a third-year student majoring in nursing, she is also involved in different associations such as EOPS and Alpha Gamma Sigma and she feels it will give her more opportunities to understand student's needs! Carla is originally from the Lompoc campus but has spent the last two years in the Santa Maria campus. Her goal within the next school year is to increase student activity at the Lompoc, Vandenberg, and Santa Ynez campuses. She would like to have the same school spirit and welcoming atmosphere at all campuses. Carla looks forward to advocating for all students.  


Director of Student Organizations: Derek Orlick -

Derek OrlickDerek is a part- time college student and full - time employee for the Santa Maria Bonita School District. As a architectural drafting student he is finishing both his Associates in Science Degree and Certificate of Accomplishment. Derek is concurrently the Treasurer for Allan Hancock Colleges chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students, and the Secretary for a non-profit alumni association. He has an affinity for the outdoors and for the industrial arts.



Director of Academic Affairs: Jessica Zarate -

Jessica ZarateJessica Zarate was born in Oaxaca Tlaxaico Mexico. She was brought from Mexico at an early age and was raised in Santa Maria, California. Jessica is a second year college student majoring in psychology. Jessica is very out going, kind, and loves to help in anyway possible. Jessica is currently working as a Student Ambassador for AHC and is President of the Dream Club. She says she joined the leadership class and ASBG to get more involved because she wasn't really involved in high school.




Director of Public Relations: Kevin Eckhardt -

Kevin EckhardtKevin is a second year fulltime student majoring in Culinology. He considers it a great honor to serve on the ASBG Board of Directors and will strive to do his best to help in positive and productive way that benefits Allan Hancock College. He loves working with people (face-to-face social networking) and has always been imaginative, artistic, and creative. He is currently a student employee at AHC working with the Makerspace program. He is also an active member of Nutrition and Wellness Club, Men's Support Group, and is a regular volunteer for the Food Share Because We Care program.


Director of Student Advocacy: Maximillian Riederer

Maximillian Riederer








Director of Campus Environment: Azhane Griggs -


Azhane was born and raised in Lompoc, California. She graduated from Lompoc High School in 2016. Azhane currently serves on the Associated Student Body Government Director of Campus Environment, and a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society. She is grateful for the various opportunities being a student at Allan Hancock College has given her. She is motivated to make a positive impact during her time at Allan Hancock College. Today she continues to pursue her degree in Business Management.


Director of Legislative Affairs: Czharine Asuncion -

Czharine AsuncionCzharine Joy Asuncion is a current full-time student at Allan Hancock College where she is majoring in Business Administration. She was born in the Philippines before immigrating to Santa Maria, California; Czharine is grateful to serve on the Associated Student Body Government as Director of Legislative Affairs. She plans to transfer to a California State University to pursue a degree in Accounting. Outside of classes, she enjoys photography, playing board games with friends, and exercising.  


Director of Student Outreach: Jose Martin -

Jose Martin

Jose was born in Bakersfield and raised in Snata Maria. He graduated from Santa Maria High School in 2015. Jose is a Film Major and plans on transferring to a 4-year university to obtain a Bachelor's degree. Jose is the youngest of four and also a first generation college student. As an Ambassador, Jose plans on helping students get involved on their campus, and also help others pursue a higher education and better themselves.

Jose has been a part of the College Achievement Now (CAN) program and has been the historian for the CAN club. He has also been involved with the Gamers Guild in Lompoc, the Paintball club, and the DREAM club. During Jose's free time he likes going on hikes with friends, playing videogames, going on field trips, and taking pictures & editing them. He also volunteers within his community with the Future Leaders of America (FLA) and CAUSE.


Director of Student Outreach: Angelica Hernandez -             

Angelica HernandezAngelica is a first generation college student and she graduated from Olive Grove Charter school. She is a full-time student at Hancock majoring in Photography. She is planning on getting her AS degree and then start her career in photography. She says she joined the leadership class and ASBG to bring her out of her shell, because she was very shy in high school. She loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys listening to music in her free time and having a good time with the people she cares about.



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