The CUSG Finance Board is Looking for New Ex-Officio Members!

The purpose of the Finance Board is to make recommendations to appropriate University authorities about the level and distribution of student fees and about the designation of activities to receive student fee support, hereinafter referred to generally as cost centers. In making its recommendation, the Finance Board’s ultimate standard is the welfare of the University and in particular the welfare of the student body. Since its special area of responsibility is fiscal, the board has the obligation to develop and maintain policies and procedures which assure a responsible level of management and review of student fee funds, not only of funds under its direct control (student fees), but also of funds allocated to any area incorporated under the Autonomy Agreement.

Ex-Officio members duties include participating as a member on Finance Board, but without voting privileges. During Finance Board meetings, ex-officio members may offer and second motions. Ex-officio members additionally assist the CUSG Finance Board by being the primary liaison to a specific cost center on campus. Ex-Officio members shall sever a term of two (2) years from the date of their membership. Ex-Officio Members do not receive compensation for their work on the board.

Finance Board meets on Tuesdays at 5:15pm in UMC 425.

Applications are Due Friday, October 24th, and are available here.  Additional information on the position can be found here. Please email a completed application, resume, cover letter, and any questions to the CUSG Finance Board Chair jake.jeronimus@colorado.edu.

 

The CUSG Finance Board is looking for a new chair!

The purpose of the Finance Board is to make recommendations to appropriate University authorities about the level and distribution of student fees and about the designation of activities to receive student fee support, hereinafter referred to generally as cost centers. In making its recommendation, the Finance Board’s ultimate standard is the welfare of the University and in particular the welfare of the student body. Since its special area of responsibility is fiscal, the board has the obligation to develop and maintain policies and procedures which assure a responsible level of management and review of student fee funds, not only of funds under its direct control (student fees), but also of funds allocated to any area incorporated under the Autonomy Agreement.

The Chair shall schedule Finance Board meetings, prepare the agenda, handle all routine correspondence, keep the Finance Board informed of pertinent information regarding cost centers, assure that all requests addressed to the Finance Board receive proper consideration by it, appoint subcommittees, and carry out other duties as specified in the bylaws or assigned by the Finance Board. The Finance Board Chair does qualify for a stipend of $155 every two weeks for their work.

Applications can be found here, and additional information on the position can be found here. Please email a completed application, resume, and cover letter to the CUSG Tri-Executives.

Applications are due by 9pm, Thursday, September 18th!

 

The CUSG Appellate Court is looking for new court justices!

The Appellate Court is the judicial branch of CU Student Government. The court has final authority on questions of constitutional interpretation, which may be submitted by any student. The Appellate Court also makes the final decision on appeals of student fees. There are seven Justices on Appellate Court, who are appointed by the Executive Branch and ratified by Legislative Council.

The court does not have regularly scheduled meetings, but does meet when questions are submitted for decision. The court operates under its own bylaws, and is governed by the CUSG Constitution.

Applications can be found here. Please email a completed application, resume, and cover letter to the CUSG Tri-Executives.

Applications are due by 5pm, Wednesday, September 24th!

 

The UMC Board is looking for student representatives!

The University Memorial Center Board actively governs the UMC on behalf of the CU Student Union. The Board is composed of eight students and four faculty and staff who work with the UMC Executive Director to ensure the UMC fulfills its mission of providing programs, facilities, and educational opportunities to enrich the campus experience for the CU community.

The UMC Board meets on Tuesdays from 5:30 pm – 7 pm to create policy, develop creative solutions to challenging issues, and foster leadership skills. During a typical year, the UMC Board routinely discusses issues such as:

Annual budgets
Capital spending
Sustainable purchasing and practices
Building usage policies
Student group office allocations
Vendor options
Distribution of annual UMC scholarships
Renovation plans

Applications can be found here. More information can also be found on their website at www.colorado.edu/umc/board

Please email your completed applications to joseph.soto@colorado.edu

 

The Diversity Commission is currently looking for five student-at-large representatives to sit on the council.

The Diversity Commission is a legislative board to ensure that diversity is encouraged, celebrated, and respected on campus. It will advocate for the needs and concerns of underrepresented students on campus. It will advocate for the needs and concerns of underrepresented students on campus. The board will take an approach that is cognizant of people of color, ethnic identity, and religious affiliation, disability status, sexuality, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and any other marginalized identity. Students participating in the diversity commission will develop and pass legislation with the goal of promoting inclusion, equity, diversity, and social justice at CU Boulder.

Applications can be found here, and are due Friday Sept. 5th by 12:00pm

Please email your completed applications to magnolia.landaposas@colorado.edu

 

The Rec Board is Recruiting!

WHAT WE DO: The Rec Board is a policy and decision making body made up of students, faculty, and staff whose job it is to set the policies, procedures, programs, and facilities associated with recreation at CU-Boulder. A major component of the Board is the budget process. Every year the Board is responsible for reviewing and approving the budget for all of Rec Services and passing that budget through CUSG. Being on the Board requires critical thinking and management skills.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR: We are seeking people with a strong interest in the Rec Center and those who want to get involved in a leadership position on campus. Interested applicants should show a commitment to attending meetings, and be able to hold himself or herself in a professional manner. The meetings will be held every two weeks for the majority of the year and every week during the budget process. We would like to see a wide range of interests represented on the Board, especially younger students who would be able to stay with the Board for more than one school year.

CONTACT: For more information please contact me at: Ellesse.spaeth@colorado.edu

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is looking for two student-at-large representatives to sit on the advisory board for the 2014-2015 academic year.

How to apply?

Applications can be found here, and are due to UMC 416 or to Amanda.Linsenmeyer@colorado.edu by 5 pm on Wednesday, September 10. We are asking new board members to attend our volunteer training on Saturday, September 20th. Advisory Board meetings are on Mondays from 12-1.

 

The Legislative Affairs Commission (LAC) is currently looking for five student-at-large representatives to sit on the council.

What is LAC?

LAC’s goals are to ensure the concerns of the student body are represented at a local, state and federal level as far as policies at those levels may affect higher education, tuition, the Cost Centers, student fees, state personnel, or other arenas which directly impact the lives of students in the University community. The Legislative Affairs Commission shall also maintain contact and work closely with any legislative or lobbying bodies of which CU Student body may be a member.

 

Student-at-Large Responsibilities

  • Meet every week time TBD (either Tuesday or Wednesday) in UMC 125
  • Provide perspective on legislation and issues that directly impact CU-Boulder and its students.
  • Prepare presentations on legislation for the legislative council or executive staff

 

Qualifications

  • CUSG fee-paying student during all times of membership
  • Ability to synthesize legislation and understand the impact
  • Experience working on a board or similar organization
  • Knowledge about local, state and federal government
  • Must be able to attend Legislative Council meetings when needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills such as teamwork, communication, etc.

 

How to Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with subject “LAC Application” to Garrett.Jaso@colorado.edu.The application deadline is August 22nd, 2014 at 11:59pm.

 

 

The UMC Board is looking for board members for the upcoming school year!

Contact UMC Board Chair, Joseph Soto, at joseph.soto@colorado.edu if you are interested.

 

 

If you are interested in employment with CUSG please give us your email and we will contact you when positions become available.