Whatcom Community College's Programming and Diversity Board (PDB) is the activities board for the College. The PDB is responsible for planning many of the campus' events and activities including club fairs, students conferences, movie nights, dances, intercultural events and much, much more.

The Programming & Diversity Board is part of the Sigma Lambda honor society, which is designed for student programmers that excel in scholarship and leadership within the student activities field. Sponsored by the APCA, it is an opportunity to gain recognition for outstanding contributions to your institution via leadership, service, and academic achievements. 

Mission: The mission of the Whatcom Community College's Programming & Diversity Board is to develop board member's individual leadership skills, while providing intentional opportunities for all students to enrich their college experience by engaging with campus and the surrounding community; in order to enhance their social, cultural, and educational development.


ASWCC Programming and Diversity Board Bios

Amelia Nguyen
Director of Health and Wellness Programming
Amelia is from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Her major is International Relations/Political Science with an interest in the connection and affairs between countries and their people. She will be graduating in Spring 2018, finishing with her High school diploma as well as the AAS degree.  Her plan is to transfer to University of Washington.

Vanessa Pescasio
Director of Social Justice Programming
Vanessa was born in the Philippines but grew up in the Metro-Detroit area of Michigan. She plans to graduate from WCC in the spring of 2019 with an AA, then apply to the University of Washington and the University of California Los Angeles. At University, she will pursue a Bachelor's Degree then apply to a medical school. 

Kevin Monthero Marciadi
Director of Campus Collaborative Programming
Kevin is an international student who comes to WCC from Jakarta, Indonesia. He is now pursuing in Industrial Engineering and expecting to graduate in Spring 2018. He is currently focusing on his high school diploma as well as a degree in Associate in Science. He plans to transfer to either Purdue University or Georgia Institute of Technology to obtain his bachelor degree. He is genuinely interested in Math and sports, especially basketball and soccer. 

Jebin Tahera

Director of Student Club Events
Jebin was born and raised in Bangladesh. She is pursuing a transfer degree in Hospitality and tourism with the intention of choosing a career in Public Relations and Event Management. 

Amy Bekbossyn
Director of Academic Success Programming
Amy is an international student from Kazakhstan.  She is enrolled in the Early Childhood Education program at WCC.