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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.
Administrative Director
  • Work with the president and the advisors 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
  • Meet with the advisors regularly to communicate the status of the budget, concerns, questions, and outstanding bills
  • Report on the state of the Hall Government finances at each regular meeting
  • Keep records or 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 and Residence Hall Association
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 (twice a month)

6.       Other weekly meeting may be established by President or Advisor

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Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:46:42 PM