Cornish Student Leadership Council

Taking an Active Role in the Cornish Community

Our mission is to serve as a voice and as a liaison for the student body to

  • providing a forum for discussion of campus issues and concerns
  • communicating to the faculty and administration
  • implementing projects and events
  • dispersing funds for student interest group activities

Weekly Meetings

The Cornish Student Leadership Council (CSLC) meets every Friday during the academic year. Meetings last from 12:10 to 1 PM. General meetings are open to all students and members of the Cornish community.



More Information

For more information or to get involved, please contact us.

Meet Your Council Members


Celine Besson

Chair: Celine Besson

Céline Besson is and International student from France and Senior in the Design department at Cornish College of the Arts. She has a passion for illustration and concept art and hopes to work in the children’s entertainment field. The Cornish community has helped her feel at home and she is delighted to be able to give back as Chair or Cornish Student Leadership Council.

Sarah White

Community Outreach Director: Sarah White

Hello, my name is Sarah White and I'm delighted to be CSLC's Community Outreach Director for the 2017/2018 year. I am a Performance Production Junior emphasizing in Stage Management. I have been involved in CSLC since the beginning of my freshman year at Cornish. I am very passionate about arts leadership, and furthering collaboration in the Cornish Community. Feel free to talk to me about Cornish, CSLC, or any good book you find!

Kit Bernal

Vice Chair: Kit Bernal

My name is Kit Bernal, and I am the vice-chair of CSLC for the 2017-2018 year. I was drawn to this position because of I am passionate about representation of all students in the current and future environment of Cornish, Seattle, and the world at large. Please know I am always available to talk, whether about CSLC or the latest Netflix binge, in person, through Facebook, or through email (katherine.bernal@arts.cornish.edu). I look forward to hearing your thoughts!