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Executive Council of Students (ECOS)

The Executive Council of Students (ECOS) is CNM's student government organization.

Contact ECOS

Email ECOS directly or contact the ECOS advisor for any questions about the group:

Melanie Viramontes
Dean, Communication Humanities SocSci
Email: mviramontes@cnm.edu

Purpose

  • Represent student issues to administration, faculty, and staff.
  • Develop and improve internal policies that affect the student body.
  • Network with other colleges/universities to share information and exchange ideas.
  • Promote student community by gathering and disseminating information regarding student leadership opportunities, Executive Council of Students activities and projects, and other student-related issues.
  • Develop scholarship and funding through outreach to state and local legislative structures, New Mexico colleges and universities, and other groups interested in funding student scholarships.
  • Implement projects that promote awareness of student programs, clubs, student success, and safety.

Executive Council of Students (ECOS) Constitution and Bylaws [PDF]

How to Join ECOS

To join ECOS, you must:

  • Be in “good standing” with CNM
  • Maintain active enrollment with at least 3 credit hours per term of expected service (excluding summer term)
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be an active student with the time and energy necessary to be a contributing member of the ECOS group
  • Attend 3 meetings before joining
  • Complete the online ECOS Application or deliver a hard copy ECOS Application to Melanie Viramontes
  • Have one or more letters of recommendation emailed directly to ecos@cnm.edu by your recommenders
    • Recommenders should be current or previous instructors