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Become an AS Board member

AS Board of Directors Application

As an AS Board member, you could gain leadership skills as you help your fellow students.

You educate the campus community on many of the issues students deal with every day. You advocate for students and student groups as you protect their rights and interests. You allocate student fee dollars that benefit students and stimulate the educational, social, physical, and cultural well-being of the University community. To apply: submit a cover letter and resume using the following link. If you would like to visit the office, we are located on the second floor of the University Center. 

Vacant 2019-20 AS Board positions:

  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Representative

  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Representative

  • College of Professional Studies Representative

  • At-Large Representative
  • At-Large Representative

  • Graduate Student Representative

Executive Openings

Apply NOW to become an appointed official for the 2019-20 term!

(click position title for in depth description of each position)

  • A.S. External Affairs Representative 
  • AS Presents Representative
    • The role of the AS Presents Representative is to provide cultural and educational programming for the HSU community. The AS Presents will primarily work with Center Arts, but occasionally the position will work with other HSU community members.
      They are the chair of the AS Presents Committee who develop and vote on the programming for the current academic and some of the next academic year’s programming.

  • A.S. Public Relations Officer & Elections Commissioner
    • They chair the A.S. Public Relations Committee which works on outreach from A.S. to students. This committee creates posts (content [photo, video], captions, decides timing) for thr A.S. Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages to promote the A.S. government and A.S. funded areas. They also create flyers and materials for on-campus publicity.
      In Spring, the role Elections Commission is to ensure a successful AS elections process. This means developing an elections campaign that is informative and inclusive. It is the Elections Commissioner’s responsibility to develop a marketing campaign that provides a high voter turnout and a competitive election. The commissioner should have a passion, among other skills, for marketing, advertising, and social advocacy.

Students must meet the following requirements to serve on the AS Board of Directors.

For Undergraduates:

  • Be a current HSU student with a minimum of nine units for the current semester.
  • Have a cumulative and current semester 2.3 GPA
  • Successfully completed twelve semester units at HSU within the 12 months preceding this semester.
  • No more than 132 cumulative units or 125 percent of the units required for a specific baccalaureate degree.

For Post-Baccalaureate Students:

  • Maintain six units per semester
  • Cumulative and semester 3.0 GPA
  • No more than 50 cumulative units or 125 percent of the units required for a specific baccalaureate degree.

Stipends Awarded

Stipends are awarded twice per semester to current Board members based on a percentage of the estimated cost of resident undergraduate tuition and fees as published by the Humboldt State University Financial Aid Office

  • 95% of student fees for 2019-20
    President

  • 30% of student fees for 2019-20
    Administrative Vice President,
    Legislative Vice President,
    Student Affairs Vice President,
    Environmental Sustainability Officer,
    Social Justice and Equity Officer,
    External Affairs Representative,
    A.S. Presents Representative,
    Public Relations Officer 

  • 25% of student fees for 2019-20
    College-specific representatives from each college,
    At-Large representatives,
    Graduate student representative

Board members work between 6 and  15 hours depending on position. As a base, all members are scheduled for 3 hour Board meetings at least every other Monday, varying committee meetings, and hold 2 office hours a week.

Meeting Schedule

  • Apr 29 2019 - 3:00pm Associated Students Board of Directors Meeting #17
    University Center Banquet Room