AS Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions are the core of Associated Students. They keep it alive, moving forward, and focused on you. They specialize in their niche, whether it's cleaning up our beautiful coast line or making custom websites like this one. If you have specialized skills you want to hone or just want to volunteer with a group of like-minded individuals, we're confident you will find a committee that suits you. Depending on the board, commission, or committee the process of appointment can vary. This will be explained in detail to you after you apply, or if you want to take a look now, head over to our Process Page.

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Available Associated Students Opportunities


» Bike Committee Openings: 2

Mission:Associated Student Bike Committee is looking to appoint two positions for the next academic year 2017-2018: Admin Coordinator and Project Manager. The Associated Students Bike Committee is responsible for maintaining and implementing campus bike infrastructure such as bike lots, paths and intersections as well as for educating students on best practices regarding bike safety through events such as bike fairs, workshops, and tabling. We incorporate student feedback into our decision making and collaborate with campus planners, architects, and other stakeholders. The Admin Coordinator is responsible for taking minutes at meetings and facilitating communication between committee members. Duties of the Admin Coordinator include: Create agenda in advance of weekly meetings Collect committee member availability and schedule meetings, events, etc. Update website with minutes each week Take minutes during weekly meetings Check and respond to emails frequently Hold a minimum of 2 office hours per week The Project Manager’s role on the committee is to keep track of all infrastructure projects and ensure that they are on schedule. Duties of the Project Manager include Maintain an up to date list of all active, past, and proposed projects Work with campus planners and architects to create plans for projects and to ensure all projects are on schedule Conduct bike rack counts for inventory and overcrowding Photograph sites before and after each project Keep track of final project costs and update the committee budget Hold a minimum of 2 office hours per week If you are interested in applying for the Admin Coordinator position please go to this link: https://goo.gl/forms/SUQzQbbZ8k92dFfE3 If you are interested in applying for the Project Manager position please go to this link: https://goo.gl/forms/BxipgZymE6sFbyLH3 For any question, please email Bikecommchair@gmail.com The deadline is 5/17/17 Wednesday 4PM

Website: http://bikes.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings: Please contact bikecommchair@gmail.com for weekly meeting time

Current board members:

Staff member:


Postion: Project Manager

Description: As of 5/4/17, Associated Student Bike Committee is looking to appoint two positions for the next academic year 2017-2018: Admin Coordinator and Project Manager. Deadline for application is due on 5/17/17 at 4PM The Associated Students Bike Committee is responsible for maintaining and implementing campus bike infrastructure such as bike lots, paths and intersections as well as for educating students on best practices regarding bike safety through events such as bike fairs, workshops, and tabling. We incorporate student feedback into our decision making and collaborate with campus planners, architects, and other stakeholders. The Admin Coordinator is responsible for taking minutes at meetings and facilitating communication between committee members. Duties of the Admin Coordinator include: Create agenda in advance of weekly meetings Collect committee member availability and schedule meetings, events, etc. Update website with minutes each week Take minutes during weekly meetings Check and respond to emails frequently Hold a minimum of 2 office hours per week The Project Manager’s role on the committee is to keep track of all infrastructure projects and ensure that they are on schedule. Duties of the Project Manager include Maintain an up to date list of all active, past, and proposed projects Work with campus planners and architects to create plans for projects and to ensure all projects are on schedule Conduct bike rack counts for inventory and overcrowding Photograph sites before and after each project Keep track of final project costs and update the committee budget Hold a minimum of 2 office hours per week If you are interested in applying for the Admin Coordinator position please go to this link: https://goo.gl/forms/SUQzQbbZ8k92dFfE3 If you are interested in applying for the Project Manager position please go to this link: https://goo.gl/forms/BxipgZymE6sFbyLH3 For any question, please email Bikecommchair@gmail.com The deadline is 5/17/17 Wednesday 4PM

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Admin Coordinator

Description: The Associated Students Bike Committee is responsible for maintaining and implementing campus bike infrastructure such as bike lots, paths and intersections as well as for educating students on best practices regarding bike safety through events such as bike fairs, workshops, and tabling. We incorporate student feedback into our decision making and collaborate with campus planners, architects, and other stakeholders. The Admin Coordinator is responsible for taking minutes at meetings and facilitating communication between committee members. Duties of the Admin Coordinator include: 1. Create agenda in advance of weekly meetings 2. Collect committee member availability and schedule meetings, events, etc. 3. Update website with minutes each week 4. Take minutes during weekly meetings 5. Check and respond to emails frequently 6. Hold a minimum of 2 office hours per week

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year. Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

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» Commission on Disability Equality (CODE) Openings: 3

Mission:The Commission on Disability Equality (CODE) is dedicated to improving the status of students with temporary or permanent disabilities on campus and in the community. CODE shall outreach, network, and explore ways to increase retention and graduation rates, and promote social, educational, and academic programs regarding the disabled student community. CODE is committed to advocating for disabled students and educating the campus community on the importance of equal access by raising disability issues, interests, and awareness on a local, state, and national level.

Website: http://code.as.ucsb.edu/

Time/Location of Meetings:General Meetings Tuesdays 7-8, Officer Meetings Tuesdays 8-9

Current board members:Commissioners: Jessica Stein, Bryan Ma

Staff member:Diana Collins Puente


Postion: Programming Officers

Description: Be responsible for overseeing the coordination of all the Commission programs and activities. Organize the involvement of Commission members in planning and facilitating all programs and activities. Present a report of public relations developments bi-weekly to the Commission.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Public Relations Officer

Description: Be responsible for informing and educating the campus community about meetings, programs, and projects of the Commission. Maintain and update the A.S. CODE website and other publicity sources regularly. Work with A.S. External Vice President of Statewide Affairs and A.S. State Affairs Organizing Director to promote public awareness of the issues addressed in the Commission through legislation. Present a report of public relations developments bi-weekly to the Commission.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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» Human Rights Board Openings: 19

Mission:The Human Rights Board of Associated Students serves as a forum centered on facilitating and amplifying the interaction of students groups - both within UCSB and our greater community. The Board recognizes its mission to create a forum that encourages, advocates, and promotes respectful and honest communication regarding the education and awareness of basic human rights. This includes, but is not limited to age, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, nationality, religion, race, size, sex, sexuality, favorite cereal, toenail length, mother's maiden name, # of instagram followers, pumpkins, and camel humps. The main charge of the board is to promote open education and awareness through events and educational campaigns. The driving force behind this initiative is twofold: ignorance is the primary root of humyn rights abuses, and when collaborating together we are capable of making a much stronger impact.

Website:

Time/Location of Meetings:Wednesdays at 6 PM in the Nati Conference Room in the MCC

Current board members:Co-Chairs: Hubert Zhang

Staff member:


Postion: Vice-Chair

Description: Duties and Powers of the Vice Chair: 1) In the absence or disability of both Co-Chairs, the Vice Chair shall perform all the duties of the Co-Chairs, and shall have all the powers of, and be subject to all the restrictions upon, the Co-Chairs. 2) Shall perform such other duties that may be prescribed for them respectively by the Board. 3) Shall record and distribute the minutes for the weekly Human Rights Board meetings. 4) Shall be required to have at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Outreach Coodinator

Description: Duties of the Outreach Coordinator: 1) Shall be responsible for coordinating outreach efforts for the Human Rights Board. 2) Shall coordinate outreach efforts including tabling and reaching out to RHA and students in the residence halls. 3) Shall be required to attend at least five (5) OSL or AS organizations a quarter to try and recruit new members and advertise for the Human Rights Board. a) The organizations must be in line with the Human Rights Board’s mission. 4) Shall be required hold at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Publicity Coordinator

Description: Duties of the Publicity Coordinator: 1) Shall be responsible for advertising and publicity for all Human Rights Board events. 2) Shall act as a liaison for the Human Rights Board to campus and local media. 3) Shall report all Human Rights Board events to the Daily Nexus and the Bottom Line. 4) Shall coordinate any press releases or articles for the Human Rights Board. 5) Shall keep in communication with the Communications Committee Chair for any assistance in publicity for the Human Rights Board. 6) Shall be responsible for maintaining the Human Rights Board’s website and all social networking sites the Board may use. 7) Shall be required to hold at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Co-Chair

Description: Duties and Powers of the Co-Chairs: 1) Shall be the general manager of this Organization and have, subject to the control of the Board, general supervision and direction of the affairs and officers of this Board. 2) Shall preside at all meetings of the Board. 3) Shall assist in the completion of the budget package for the following year. 4) Shall be required to attend at least one (1) Senate meeting per quarter to report on the activity of the Board. 5) Shall be required to have at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter. 6) Shall attend all meetings of the A.S. Assembly and at least one (1) ASUCSB Workgroup.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Events Coordinator

Description: Duties of the Events Coordinator: 1) Shall be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with the Organization Liaisons for at least one large scale event per academic quarter, one (1) of which must be a Human Rights Week. 2) Shall be empowered to create a Committee or staff to assist them in that process. 3) Shall assist the Publicity Coordinator in advertising for the events. 4) Shall be required to hold at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Environmental Liaison

Description: Duties and Powers of the Organization Liaisons: 1) Shall report back to their perspective organizations weekly regarding the actions and plans of the Human Rights Board. 2) Shall assist the Event Coordinator in the creation of quarterly events and Human Rights Week themes. 3) Shall give reports from their organization to the Human Rights Board during weekly meetings.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Gender and Sexuality Liaison

Description: Duties and Powers of the Organization Liaisons: 1) Shall report back to their perspective organizations weekly regarding the actions and plans of the Human Rights Board. 2) Shall assist the Event Coordinator in the creation of quarterly events and Human Rights Week themes. 3) Shall give reports from their organization to the Human Rights Board during weekly meetings.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Issues Liaison

Description: Duties and Powers of the Organization Liaisons: 1) Shall report back to their perspective organizations weekly regarding the actions and plans of the Human Rights Board. 2) Shall assist the Event Coordinator in the creation of quarterly events and Human Rights Week themes. 3) Shall give reports from their organization to the Human Rights Board during weekly meetings.

Openings: 10

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Culture and Faith Liaison

Description: Duties and Powers of the Organization Liaisons: 1) Shall report back to their perspective organizations weekly regarding the actions and plans of the Human Rights Board. 2) Shall assist the Event Coordinator in the creation of quarterly events and Human Rights Week themes. 3) Shall give reports from their organization to the Human Rights Board during weekly meetings.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Finance Officer

Description: Duties of the Financial Officer: 1) Shall keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate and correct books and records of accounts of the properties and business transactions of this Organization. 2) Shall prepare the Board’s budget for the following year in conjunction with the Co- Chairs. 3) Shall give a weekly fiscal report to the Board. 4) Shall be responsible for collecting all requisitions and returning them to the Co-Chairs. 5) The Treasurer is required to hold at least five (5) hours of tabling per quarter.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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» Isla Vista Community Relations Committee Openings: 11

Mission:IVCRC is an Associated Students committee that works to promote and educate the Isla Vista community as a whole by nurturing the relationships between the long-term and short-term residents. In addition, IVCRC funds on-campus and off-campus groups that work to improve the community. IVCRC is a committee filled with active and passionate students who wish to bring the Isla Vista community as a whole together. We organize some of the biggest events in Isla Vista such as Pardall Carnival and Chilla Vista-- so be ready to put in a lot of work for IVCRC and for the community. These positions involve more than simply showing up to meetings and will require a lot of work outside of meeting times, but the work that IVCRC does is fulfilling and builds communities in ways that you never imagined! Please keep in mind that Pardall Carnival is the first or second Saturday of Fall Quarter 2017, so we will begin organizing in the summer.

Website: http://ivcrc.as.ucsb.edu

Time/Location of Meetings:Mondays, 6:30 pm, AS Pardall Center (6550 Pardall Rd, Isla Vista)

Current board members:Jennifer Kim, External Chair; Tai Kang, Internal Chair; Connie Lim, Vice Chair; Lauren Lim, Events Coordinator; Ciara Klerekoper, Publicity Coordinator; Danny Do, Recruitment Coordinator; N/A, Special Projects Coordinator; Jackie Carter, Ourstorian; Andy Landaverde, Treasurer; Naomi Patton, Arts and Culture Commissioner

Staff member:


Postion: Special Project Coordinator

Description: Shall be responsible for creating a new event/project within the school year.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Vice-Chair

Description: Responsible for keeping record of the committee's weekly meetings and assume all duties when Chair is not present.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Events Coordinator

Description: Responsible for planning Pardall Carnival, Chilla Vista and other committee events with External Chair.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Outreach Coordinator

Description: Responsible for outreach to underrepresented communities and non-student community members, including tabling, recruitment and projects.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Ourstorian

Description: Responsible for taking photographs, videos, and all other archival duties of the committee and the committee's events.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Art & Culture Coordinator

Description: Coordinate artistic efforts in IVCRC events and in Isla Vista.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Treasurer

Description: Responsible for fiscal management of the committee, including funding requests, requisitions, keeping track of the budget, etc.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Publicity Coordinator

Description: Shall be responsible for publicizing the committee throughout the campus, University announcements, talking to newspapers, etc.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Recruitment Coordinator

Description: Shall be responsible for recruiting new members into the committee through tabling, social media outreach, etc.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One academic year

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Postion: Social Media Coordinator

Description: Shall be responsible for publicizing the committee through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc)

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Graphic Design Coordinator

Description: Shall be responsible for creating any graphic designs needed by the committee for events, publicizing, recruiting, etc. Is also responsible for being in contact with AS Pubs about any posters/fliers the committee needs printed.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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» Public Safety Commission Openings: 3

Mission:The A.S. Public Safety Commission will work to increase the level of safety throughout the Isla Vista and the UCSB campus. The commission will focus on all safety issues concerning the student body as well as increasing student relations and communications with Isla Vista Foot Patrol, California Highway Patrol, UC Police Department, and the Office of Student Life in a positive manner. To help accomplish such improvement of relations and communications the commission shall organize projects and campaigns pertaining to public safety.

Website: http://cops.as.ucsb.edu/

Time/Location of Meetings:

Current board members:

Staff member:


Postion: Chair

Description: a) Presides over all Public Safety Commission meetings. b) Responsible for formulation of the agenda for each Public Safety Commission meeting. c) Responsible for attending at least two (2) Senate meetings per quarter to report on the Committee�s actions. d) Appoints commission officers. e) Hold a minimum of three (3) office hours per week. f) Shall attend all BCU Chair Council Meetings. g) Shall attend two (2) meetings per quarter for the following BCUs: Queer Commission, Take Back the Night, BIKES, Commission on Student Wellbeing, Committee on Disability Equality. h) Shall meet with the EVPLA Safety Coordinator at least twice per quarter, as well as maintain regular communication. i) Creates and maintains the COPS Public Safety Commission budget.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: UCIV Liaison

Description: Managing, representing, expanding and coordinating UCIV program. Presides over UCIV Collaborative Board meetings. Responsible formulation of the agenda for UCIV Collaborative Board meeting. Responsible for formulating report of the meeting to be forwarded to Safety Commission. Acts as one of the head supervisors for UCIV. Assists in formulating and maintaining the inventory of UCIV items.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 school year

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Postion: Recruitment and Outreach

Description: Publicity coordinator for Public Safety Commission. Publish, report, and manage social media for Public Safety Commission and UCIV. Work to promote Public Safety Commission within the community through web presence (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), signage, peer outreach, and events. Act to increase awareness of and involvement with Public Safety Commission in the UCSB and Isla Vista communities. Hold a minimum of one (1) office hour per week.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 academic year

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