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Application for SGA President
Elections will begin 8:00am Thursday, February 15th and end 8:00am Thursday February 22nd.

If a candidate would like to be added to the official ballot, he/she/ze/they must submit this completed form by midnight on Saturday, February 10th. Non-official candidates can still run for the position but they will be write-in candidates.

There will be a mandatory meeting of all executive candidates and Election Board at 1:00 pm on Sunday, February 11th in the SGA Offices (JRC 222) to address campaign and election procedures.


POSITION DESCRIPTION
(In accordance with Article I, Section 1A of the Student Government Association By-Laws)

1. The President shall serve as the chief liaison between SGA and the student body.
2. Co shall also serve as the chief representative of SGA to the administration, faculty, student body, Board of Trustees, other colleges, and community organizations.
3. Co shall establish a semester SGA agenda at the beginning of each semester, providing updates no less than once per semester in the form of a “State of the College” address.
4. Co shall oversee execution of all directives from Campus Council and will report back to the body.
5. Co shall supervise the performance of all Cabinet members, preside over meetings of Cabinet, and initiate impeachment proceedings against those Cabinet members who are not performing their duties.
6. Co and the Vice Presidents shall appoint other Cabinet Officers with the approval of two-thirds of Campus Council.
7. Co shall be a member of the Alumni Council and an ex-officio member of the Committee on Student Life (CSL).
8. Co shall be a member of Election Board.
9. Co may sit as a non-voting member on any SGA standing or ad-hoc committee.
10. Co and the Vice-Presidents shall appoint the student members of all college committees upon request.
11. Co shall have jurisdiction over all substantive aspects of the student initiative system. Election Board shall administer all logistical aspects of the process.
a. Co shall review all proposals seeking passage through the student initiative system and shall offer recommendations for improvement.
b. Upon passage of an initiative, co shall oversee its execution.
12. Co shall meet regularly with the College President, the Vice-President for Student Affairs and Vice President for Institutional Planning.
13. Co shall organize a training session for Cabinet Officers prior to the start of the fall semester.
14. Co shall cast the collective Cabinet vote in Campus Council, and shall preside over meetings in the temporary absence of the Presiding Officer.
15. Co shall be a member of the Student Initiatives Fund Committee.

I understand the responsibilities of the President and will uphold them if elected by the student body. I have read the election regulations for SGA executive elections and agree to adhere to them as an official candidate. *
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Please write a statement (of no more than 450 words) to let voters know who you are, why you are running for SGA President, and what you hope to accomplish if elected. *
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Please write a statement that supports your candidacy (of no more than 100 words) for publication in student media. *
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Can you attend the Executive Debate held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 22nd? *
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Are you abroad this semester? *
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