Student Senate Organizational Chart

Roles:

President – Acts as an official representative of the student body, and leads all Senate and executive board meetings. Prepares the official weekly meeting agenda in coordination with the other Senate Officers. Ensures that all members of Senate fulfill their duties as outlined in the Constitution. Works closely with the Director of Student Activities.

Vice President – Acts as an official representative of the Student Body and oversees the Senate Social Planning Committee which plans and executes activities and events for students. Assumes the role of president in his or her absence.

Secretary – Records, maintains and distributes all regular Senate and executive board meeting minutes. Assumes the duties of the Student Senate President in his or her absence, removal, or resignation, should the Vice President be unable to do so.

Treasurer Assists in developing the annual budget and reports on all budget matters. Assumes the duties of the Student Senate President in his or her absence, removal, or resignation, should the Vice President or Secretary be unable to do so.

Senators-at-Large – Represents the student body and has a vote in all Student Senate matters. Attends all Student Senate weekly meetings and serves on various Senate and campus-wide committees.

Club Representatives Each official student club (as approved by Student Senate each year) holds voting membership on Senate and is deemed a “Senator.” Club Reps work in coordination with Student Senate through the sharing of communication and resources.

Director of Student Activities – The official advisor to the Student Senate.

Senate Committees:

Executive – Consists of the officers of the Student Senate. It prepares the agenda for regular Senate meetings and assumes leadership responsibility for the group.

Social Planning – Plans social, cultural, recreational and other events for the Student Body. Vice President serves as Chair of the Social Planning Committee.

Budget – Prepares the yearly Student Senate budget, in close coordination with the Director of Student Activities. Reviews all budget requests and makes recommendations to the Student Senate. The Senate Treasurer will serve as Chair of the Budget Committee.

Constitution – Conducts annual review and modification of the Student Senate Constitution per approval of the Student Body. Reviews and approves the Constitution of each recognized club or organization on campus.

Website – Maintains the Student Senate website.

Game Room – Communicates with the students using the Game Room to identify, propose and make changes to the space, and address issues, concerns, and needs of the students using the room.

Campus Renovations – Identifies and proposes recommendations to enhance the common space areas for greater student comfort and usage.