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Reed/Johnson Hall Government Application

Applications will be accepted until Sunday, August 30 at 11:59pm

 Elections will be Tuesday, September 1-Thursday, September 3, 2015

 Election Results shared on Friday, September 4, 2015



•                    Preside over the meetings of the Reed/Johnson Hall Government.

•                    Have the authority to appoint committee heads not previously designated.

•                    Coordinate all activities of the Reed/Johnson Hall Government.

•                    Represent Reed/Johnson at the Residence Hall Association meetings.

•                    Represent the Hall at all official functions that require his presence.

•                    Put into effect all mandates passed by the Hall Government.

•                    Appoint, with the advice and consent of the Hall Government, all persons to fill vacancies, which may occur in the Hall Government during the year.

•                    Meet with the Hall Director on a weekly basis.


Vice President:

•                    Preside at meetings in the absence of the President.

•                    Succeed the President when latter is unable to fulfill his obligations.

•                    Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees.

•                    Act as a permanent Affiliate Member of RHA, per discussion with the President.



•                    Handle all financial matters of the Reed/Johnson Hall Government, which include but are not limited to accounts, budgets, and requests for payment.

•                    Meet with the Hall Director weekly and maintain books that are consistent with ledger of the Hall Director.



•                    Keep a record of all Reed/Johnson Hall Government, Executive meetings, activities, keep roll of members, and handle all correspondence of the Hall Government.

•                    Submit a copy of the minutes of each meeting of the Reed/Johnson Hall Government to the Reed/Johnson Hall Director as well as posting a copy in the Hall no later than three days following the meetings.

•                    Keep a permanent file in which copies of this Constitution, policies, minutes of all meetings, committee reports, budget(s), and hall equipment shall be kept.



•                    The Historian will be responsible for the documenting of hall activities.


Diversity Initiative Leader:

•                    Attend the fall diversity retreat

•                    Attend monthly meeting with all the Diversity Initiatives Leaders (student leaders and RAs) and Assistant Director for Residence Education

•                    Meet with Hall Director/Assistant Hall Director and RA Diversity Initiative Leader twice a month

•                    Attend Hall Government Executive Board Meetings

•                    Report on what they are doing at Hall Government meetings

•                    Create monthly activities active and passive based on themes (First semester Res Life would provide some direction with themes.  Theme Ideas: respect, kindness.)

•                    Present information that can educate your fellow executive board members


Programming Council Representative

•                    Required attendance at all R/J Hall Government meetings or find a suitable replacement.

•                    Represents the hall at all RHA Programming Council meetings.

•                    Plans, promotes and implements RHA-sponsored events.

•                    Reports on Programming Council initiatives at hall meetings.

•                    Plans and promotes social events between and within residence halls.

•                    Will conduct a minimum of one social program per semester

•                    Will participate in all Executive Board Training sessions/retreats.

•                    Will serve as a committee member for annual Seim Hall campus wide event.


Campus Service Representative:

•                    Attend Services Meetings

•                    Report back information from those meetings to the Hall Government

•                    Represent their Hall voice to various campus services

•                    Represent their Hall on various campus services issues


Ambassador to Weible:

•                    Attend weekly meetings at both Weible and Reed Johnson Hall

•                    Serve as a communicator between both halls.


Time Obligations:

1.       Executive Board meetings are once a week

2.       Hall Government meetings are once a week

3.       President/Vice President: Residence Hall Association (RHA) Meetings are on Mondays at 7pm

4.       Program Council Meetings are on Wednesdays at 5:15pm

5.       Diversity Initiative Leaders Meetings are on Tuesdays at 7pm (once a month)

Other weekly meeting may be established by President or Advisor

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Campus address: Bison Court West 
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 2:23:28 PM