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Setarra Matin

Political Science

2021-22 Student Trustee Candidates

What is the Student Trustee

The Student Trustee is a nonvoting (advisory) student member of the Board of Trustees. They are the voice of the students and represents the interests of both Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College for a period of one year.

eLECTION timeline

  1. Deadline for submission: February 24, 2021 (Extended from previous February 22 deadline)

  2. Candidates Meeting: February 25 and 26 (Times TBA)

  3. Campaigning: Begins February 27

  4. General Elections: March 16-18

How Can you Vote

  1. All Saddleback College Students will be emailed a ballot through their preferred Saddleback email that is listed in Mysite.

  2. IVC students will receive the ballot at the same time they receive the ASIVC ballot. 

  3. If you do not see your ballot, please check your junk email or spam folder. 

  4. If you have any questions, please email

Candidate Intent to Run Form

Interested in running? Please fill out the form below. Be sure to check out the board policies prior to submitting. Candidates must also attend one of the candidate meetings. 

Candidate Intent form: Candidate forms have closed! 

Board Policies and Administrative Regulations Documents

Open Q & A Sessions with current Student Trustee Ethan Manafi

Did you miss the Q&A's? No worries! Check out the short recording here to learn more from our current trustee.


Setarra Matin

Political Science

My main goal is to make sure that students' voices are being heard! I will work with IVC and Saddleback's ASG to help build a community for students. I want to increase the opportunities for students, and represent there perspective in future board meetings.

Clubs, Organizations, Honors, Awards

  • Current Director of Events for the Associated Student Government

  • Member of the Saddleback College Pre Law Society

  • Intern for a law firm

  • Volunteer for a local food bank

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