Legislative Committee Positions

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Available Legislative Committee Positions


» Committee on Committees Openings: 10

Mission:The Committee on Committees is the AS BCC committed to outreaching and recruiting for the ENTIRE association. On top of recruiting, we also appoint/recommend all non-internally elected positions.

Website: http://coc.as.ucsb.edu, coc@as.ucsb.edu

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Current board members:Internal Chair: Oscar U. Zarate External Chair: Tiffanie Vo Vice Chair: Antonio Aceves

Staff member:LaDonte King


Postion: Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

Description: Outreach and Recruitment Coordinators (O&RC) plan events that expand the membership of Associated Students. O&RC work with both Committee on Committees and other AS BCCs to fill positions and promote participation within AS. Most importantly, O&R Coordinators actively look for new ways to increase student awareness and interest through targeted recruitment, participation in OSL groups, and both socialization and networking.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Internal Liaison

Description: Report to Boards, Commissions, and Committees. Maintain open lines of communication to assigned committees. A great way to get involved in Associated Students and see how each committee works both independently and in coordination with one another.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Shared Governance Coordinator

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Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Internal Chair

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Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Vice Chair

Description: Assume the duties of the Chairpeople when they are absent or as designated. Assists the Chair with Committee oversight, including tracking office hours and meeting attendance for all committee members. Keep an accurate and unbiased record of all meetings of the Committee on Committees, A.S. Assembly, and Candidate Deliberations. Coordinate the scheduling of all interviews for the Committee on Committees. Work with the Committee to schedule, advertise, and attend interviews of applicants for A.S. Committee positions (when needed) and student representative positions on Academic Senate and Administrative Advisory Committees. Ensure that all Candidates are informed of their acceptance or rejection, and maintain a record of who accepts and who declines. Follow up on all items proposed by the A.S. Assembly and ensure that business is properly completed. Maintain an accurate list of vacant positions on the Committee on Committees website. Work with all the chairs of boards, Committees, and commissions to ensure necessary membership is met. Creates an appropriate questions lists and scoring rubric prior to interviews. Attend all meetings of the Committee on Committees and A.S. Assembly. Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chair.

Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: Internal Climate Coordinator

Description: The Internal Climate Coordinator shall be a proponent of maintaining a comfortable and healthy climate within the Association and help better the skills and experiences of members of A.S. They shall use Restorative Justice to solve conflicts between any persons and groups within the Association in order to create a work place that is tension free and welcoming to all students. The Internal Climate Coordinator shall remain unbiased at all times in order to facilitate more effective discussions and to create no perception of clouded judgment. The ultimate goal for the ICC is to form an A.S Community.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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Postion: External Chair

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Openings: 1

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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» Committee on Honoraria Openings: 3

Mission:To oversee the allocation of all A.S. money towards honoraria, except for Legislative Council members honoraria. The Committee on Honoraria shall be responsible for reviewing all honoraria requests through examination of written requests as well as through discussions with chairpersons and members of committees affected. The Committee shall make a recommendation on its findings, and shall make all reporting available for Legislative Council review.

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Staff member:Marisela Marquez


Postion: Students at Large

Description: Attend at least three (3) Senate meetings per quarter. Attend at least two (2) Finance and Business Committee meetings per quarter. Attend at least one (1) meeting of each A.S. entity that qualifies for honoraria per quarter. Assist the Director of Accountability in the creation of the accountability report and the completion of his or her duties. Maintain active contact with the chairs (or equivalent) of all A.S. entities and student representatives in order to determine the extent to which all officers and representatives have fulfilled their job descriptions.

Openings: 3

 

Length: One Academic Year

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» Elections Board Openings: 6

Mission:Elections Committee coordinates all A.S. elections, including spring general elections for A.S. Legislative Council (24 representatives) and A.S. Executive Officers (President, Vice-Presidents). From getting out the vote to enforcing campaigning policies, Elections Committee oversees the mechanics of the events and is made up of student-members who work together in ensuring that elections as fair and unbiased as possible. Time commitment varies depending on the quarter. Students intending to run for A.S. general elections CANNOT sit on Elections Committee.

Website: http://www.as.ucsb.edu/elections/

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Current board members:Chair: Tiffany Yeh

Staff member:Ruth Garcia Guevara


Postion: General Member

Description: Act as At-Large Representative and voting member of Elections Committee. Preside over assessment of the results of A.S. Elections. Responsible for implementing, interpreting, and enforcing election policies.

Openings: 5

 

Length: 1 academic year

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Postion: Chair

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Openings: 1

 

Length: 1

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» Finance and Business Committee Openings: 9

Mission:Finance Board is the financial arm of the association. It is responsible for all "unbiased" budget allocations of AS monies and implementation. In addition, Finance Board will be responsible for approving all travel and entertainment of its favorite AS entities unless otherwise noted. Senate, via the approval of Finance Board minutes, must approve all motions made by Finance Board.

Website: http://www.as.ucsb.edu/financeboard/

Time/Location of Meetings:Mondays at 4pm in the UCen State Street Room

Current board members:Chieftain McSwindlekins: Jerel Constantino

Staff member:Cindy Lopez


Postion: Chief Financial Officer

Description: Be responsible for implementing the budget hearings. In preparation, the CFO must advertise, schedule, prepare budget binders, and outline the budget process for Finance Board members. Act as a liaison for all AS BCCs and be responsible for educating (conducting workshops) on the AS Financial Policies and Procedures. Review all bills affecting the AS Financial policies and Procedures from the year prior to their term of office, and make updates accordingly during the summer to be approved by the Senate.

Openings: 1

 

Length: One Academic Year

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Postion: Student at Large

Description: Review the A.S. Financial Policies and Procedures as needed. Hold at least three (3) office hours per week excluding Finance and Budget Committee meetings. Be responsible for educating (conducting workshops) their assigned student groups on A.S. Financial Polices and Procedures, and completing the authorized signers sheet, before their student group requests money from Finance and Budget Committee. Be responsible for assisting student groups in seeking out sources of funding within and outside of the University, and helping prepare budget breakdowns before the student groups presents before Finance and Budget Committee . Be responsible for emailing student groups. If needed, the Finance and Budget Committee members should schedule a meeting to help students with requisition procedures for requesting purchase orders, checks and transfers. Maintain an electronic mail address and check it bi-weekly at a minimum.

Openings: 8

 

Length: One Academic Year

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» Internal Affairs Committee Openings: 2

Mission:The Senate Campus Affairs Committee handles all matters pertaining to campus issues specifically: university and academic policy, on-campus residents, student affairs, campus safety, climate, student services, academic opportunities, and facilities.

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Postion: Student at Large

Description: 1) To research and initiate action to improve Campus housing, academics, and other student services. 2) Review and hear reports from student representatives to Academic Senate and Administrative Advisory Committees and draft necessary legislation in response. 3) Deal with all matters involving University actions and policies both academic and non-academic. 4) Make formal recommendations on the A.S. President's participation on the Campus Planning Committee and Coordinating Committee on Budget Strategy.

Openings: 2

 

Length: 1

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» Legislative Proxies Openings: 100

Mission:Serve as a proxy at a meeting of the ASUCSB Senate or at a Senate Standing Committee (Finance & Business, Constitution and By Laws, External Affairs, University Affairs).

Website: http://www.as.ucsb.edu/senate/

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Postion: Legislative Proxy

Description: Serve as a proxy at a meeting of the ASUCSB Senate or at a Senate Standing Committee (Finance & Business, Constitution and By Laws, External Affairs, University Affairs).

Openings: 100

 

Length: 1 Academic Year

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