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:

Brittany Karnezis
Director, Student Life
Email: bkarnezis@cnm.edu


  • 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 consecutive meetings before joining
  • Complete the online ECOS Application
  • Have one or more letters of recommendation emailed directly to ecos@cnm.edu by your recommenders
    • Recommenders should be current or previous instructors

Upcoming ECOS Events

Suncat Summer Bash

June 3, 2023
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
CNM Quad Area
835 Buena Vista Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Please join us for some fun in the sun at CNM’s Main Campus. All CNM Students, Faculty, Staff, and Families are welcome!

Activities Include:
-Dunk Tank
-Water Balloons
-Face Painting
-Rock Painting
-Board Games

Please bring non-perishable food items and unopened hygiene products to donate to CNM’s Food Pantry!