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Sevrinson Hall Government Application

Applications will be accepted until Sunday, August 28 at 11:59pm

Elections will be Tuesday, August 30 -Thursday, September 1, 2016

Election Results shared on Friday, September 2, 2016

 Hall Government Position Descriptions:


•                    Preside at meetings of the hall government and executive committee,

•                    Have the authority to appoint committee heads not previously designated

•                    Coordinate all activities of the Sevrinson Hall Government,

•                    Attend RHA meetings with the Vice President

•                    Appoint persons to fill elected positions if no one is elected to fill that position,

•                    Appoint persons to fill elected positions temporarily when they are vacated,

•                    Appoint a proxy or represent the hall at all functions requiring representation,

•                    Handle all necessary correspondence,

•                    Create and print out agendas for regular hall government meetings,

•                    Be able to vote only in the case of a deadlock ballot.


Vice President:

•                    Assume the duties of the President when the President is absent,

•                    Act as chairperson of all committees,

•                    Appoint members to all committees,

•                    Attend RHA on a weekly basis and speak for the residents of Sevrinson Hall,

•                    Serve as a liaison between RHA and the hall government,

•                    Report RHA information, events, and decisions at each regular meeting.


Communication Coordinator:

•                    Publicize events sponsored by hall government,

•                    Keep records/minutes of all regular hall government meetings,

•                    Keep attendance records of all members,

•                    Post copies of the minutes on the bulletin board in the lobby and submit copies of the minutes to the hall director.

•                    Can vote at Hall Government meetings.



•                    Work with the advisor to create a budget proposal which will be presented to the full hall government body,

•                    Maintain an accurate record of the hall government budget, keeping aware of how much has been spent or allocated from each part of the budget by keeping a running accounting of what has been allocated at each meeting,

•                    Meet with the advisor regularly to communicate the status of the account, concerns or questions,

•                    Report on the state of the hall government finances at each regular meeting.

•                    Can vote at Hall Government meetings.


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 Sevrinson 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


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)

6.       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, July 19, 2016 8:27:05 AM