Serving as an A.S. student leader is a major leadership role and can be a very rewarding experience that requires professional responsibility, time management, ability to prioritize commitments, all while maintaining good academic standing.
EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
of A.S. Executive Officers, Campus Life Council and University Council members
All A.S. leaders are required to:
- Be present and committed to serving both the entire Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.
- Participate in the A.S.-coordinated outreach and recruitment of SDSU students to A.S. boards each semester.
- Complete Student Organization Conflict and Identity Awareness (SOCIA) training by mid-fall semester.
- Attend a meeting of a Recognized Student Organization (RSO), of which the student leader is not a member, each semester.
- Attend a cultural event, of a culture of which the student leader is not a member, each semester.
- Serve on a University committee.
- Review applications for A.S. Study Abroad Scholarships each semester.
- Attend mandatory Fall Retreat in August 2021 and the Spring Retreat in January 2022.
A.S. Executive Officers
The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Students, a not-for-profit university auxiliary. Duties of the President include but are not limited to: represents the student body, participates in shared governance, chairs the A.S. Board of Directors meeting, serves as the student voice on the University Senate and numerous university committees, and makes decisions on behalf of students and A.S.
Executive Vice President
The Executive Vice President is the Chief Operating Officer for the Associated Students. Duties include but are not limited to chairs the Campus Life Council meetings, coordinates training for the A.S. student leaders, coordinates outreach and recruitment for student participation on A.S. boards, collaborates with university departments on many campus wide events.
Vice President of External Relations
The Vice President of External Relations is the Chief Communications Officer for A.S. Duties include but are not limited to: coordinates advocacy and communications for A.S., chairs the External Relations Board meetings, serves as the SDSU delegate to the California State Student Association, and attends CSU Board of Trustee meetings.
Vice President of Financial Affairs
The Vice President of Financial Affairs is the Chief Financial Officer for A.S. Duties include but are not limited to: oversees the A.S. budget, reports on the financial condition of the A.S., chairs the Financial Affairs Committee, collaborates with students on A.S. funding, and chairs the annual Aztecs Rock Hunger food drive.
Vice President of University Affairs
The Vice President of University Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer for A.S. Duties include but are not limited to: represents students on matters related to University academic policy, chairs the University Council and University Affairs Board, serves as student representation on the University Senate and other university committees, and coordinates the A.S. Your Voice Matters initiative.
The term of office for the A.S. Executive Officer positions are May 2021-May 2022. The time commitment for executive officers averages about thirty-five hours a week, including during the summer months. Being present during the summer months is very important because training takes place during the summer. A.S. Executive Officers are expected to attend:
- Monthly Board of Directors meetings during the summer
- Bi-monthly Board of Directors meetings on Mondays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. PDT during the fall and spring semesters
- Campus Life Council and University Council meetings on Wednesdays, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. PDT.
- Any additional meetings the executive officer might chair.
- Serve on University Committees, as assigned.
To learn about the A.S. Executive Officer positions, please visit the Student Bill of Rights and Bylaws of Associated Students SDSU (click on “Executive Officers” and review Sections 19 – 28).
A.S. Campus Life Council (ASCLC) Positions
Campus Community Commission Representative
Community Service Commission Representative
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Program Board Representative
Recreation and Wellness Commission Representative
Sustainability Commission Representative
Student Diversity Commission Representative
Student Support Commission Representative
Student-at-Large Campus Representatives
ASCLC Representatives must:
- Attend the weekly meetings of their respective board or commission, in addition to the regularly scheduled meetings of the AS Campus Life Council Wednesdays, 3:30- 6:30 p.m. PDT
- Duties include: serve as a voting member of Campus Life Council and their respective commission.
Duties include: serve as a voting member of Campus Life Council and their respective commission.
TO LEARN ABOUT THE A.S. CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL AND THE CLC COMMISSIONS, PLEASE VISIT STUDENT BILL OF RIGHTS AND BYLAWS OF THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS, SDSU (CLICK ON “A.S. CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL” AND REVIEW THE SECTIONS.) ALSO, VISIT A.S. CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL CHARTERS AND REVIEW THE CHARTERS.
A.S. University Council (ASUC) Positions
College of Arts and Letters Representative
College of Business Representative
College of Education Representative
College of Engineering Representative
College of Health and Human Services Representative
College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts Representative
College of Sciences Representative
Undeclared/Unclassified Studies Representative
Graduate Student Association President
ASUC Representatives must:
- Attend the weekly meetings of their respective College Council, in addition to the regularly scheduled meetings of the ASUC, Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. PDT.
- Duties include: serve as a voting member of University Council and their respective college council.
On average, the time commitment for students serving as a ASUC college representative is about six hours a week.
TO LEARN ABOUT THE A.S. UNIVERSITY COUNCIL, PLEASE VISIT STUDENT BILL OF RIGHTS AND BYLAWS OF THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS, SDSU (CLICK ON “A.S. UNIVERSITY COUNCIL” AND REVIEW THE SECTIONS.) ALSO, TO LEARN ABOUT EACH COLLEGE COUNCIL, PLEASE VISIT THE A.S. UNIVERSITY COUNCIL CHARTERS