Executive Positions

Community Council Photo

Each community council is governed by a group of student leaders elected by the residents of that particular residence hall at the start of the year. Community council meets once a week in the residence hall main lounge. The executive board coordinates the weekly meetings, but all students in that hall are invited to attend to share their opinions, voice concerns and assist in planning various activities and events.     

The various positions available are:

President
Chair weekly community council meetings, develop meeting agenda items through consultation with community members: the advisor (resident director/assistant resident director), other executive board members, residents, residence hall association, RAs, etc., assess the needs and concerns of the students within the residence hall, actively support the programming implemented by the community council/RHA, oversee the functions of the community council, attend weekly residence hall association meetings, serve as a voting member of the RHA associate council, and sit on an RHA committee

Vice President
In absence of president, chair the weekly community council meetings, utilize student needs assessment and other student issues to generate ideas for programming, coordinate and delegate the details of community council programs/events including contacting campus/community resources and presenters, encourage the involvement of various residence students in program design and implementation, attend weekly residence hall association meetings, serve as a voting member of the RHA associate council, and sit on an RHA committee

RHA Representatives (two per hall)
Attend weekly community council meetings, attend weekly residence hall association meetings, serve as a voting member of the RHA associate council, and sit on an RHA committee, represent the opinions and interests of the residents at each meeting, serve as a communication link between community council and the residence hall association (RHA)

Secretary
Attend weekly community council meetings, type up agendas and minutes from each meeting, distribute minutes to all members of community council prior to the next weekly meeting, actively support the programming implemented by community council, design and distribute monthly newsletter informing residents of programs/activities within the residence hall, design publicity for all community council sponsored events, develop and disseminate all correspondence necessary for community council

Treasurer
Attend weekly community council meetings, maintain accurate financial records of the funds in the community council account, keep copies of all receipts and document expenditures, coordinate all fundraising efforts and activities for community council, ensure that community council is following campus, state, and federal guidelines, actively support the programming implemented by community council

Floor/Entryway Representatives
Attend weekly community council meetings, coordinate community council bulletin board in lobby of building, coordinate advertising of all community council programs, events, and meetings, assist in advertising RHA events to residents in hall/area