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Become an AS Board member

AS Board of Directors Application

As an AS Board member and 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. 

Executive Openings

There is currently one opening among A.S. Executives:

The Student Affairs Vice President

The Student Affairs Vice President shall be the chief advisor on student affairs to the President.

Duties of the Student Affairs Vice President:

  • The Student Affairs Vice President shall chair the A.S. Student Affairs Committee.
  • The Student Affairs Vice President shall sit on the University Center Board of 
  • Directors.
  • The Student Affairs Vice President shall sit on the Student Affairs Directors Committee.
  • The Student Affairs Vice President shall sit on the Executive Committee.
  • Makes appointments to committees and boards for the Association with the consent of the A.S. by a 2/3 vote.
  • Serves as a member of the AS Board of Directors
  • Vote on actions or decisions taken by the AS Board of Directors

Additional Committee/Board Memberships of A.S. Student Affairs Vice President by Position

  • A.S. Events Funding Committee
  • A.S. Campus/Community Service Scholarship Committee
  • A.S. Executive Committee
  • A.S. Student Affairs Advisory Committee (Chair)
  • University Center Board of Directors

Appointments by the Student Affairs Vice President

  • A.S. Campus/Community Service Scholarship Committee (1 student)
  • A.S. Lobby Corps (1 student)
  • A.S. Presents (2 students)
  • A.S. Student Affairs Advisory Committee (2 students) Campus Climate Committee (1 student)
  • International Programs Screening Committee (1 student) Public Safety, Parking & Transportation 
  • Committee (1 student)
  • Service Learning/Community Engagement Advisory Committee (2 students) Sexual Assault Prevention 
  • Committee (1 student)
  • Student Grievance Committee (1 student)
  • Student Health Center Advisory Committee (2 students) University Senate (1 student)
  • Additional Committee/Board Memberships of A.S. Student Affairs Vice President by Position That May 
  • be Delegated to a Designee with Approval
  • Diversity Program Funding Committee

Current Board of Director Openings

Current Opening: Student-at-large to finish the 2018-19 term

Associated Students Board of Directors Powers and Duties

  1. The Associated Students Board of Directors (A.S. Board of Directors) shall be elected by the Association membership.
  2. Membership: Membership on the A.S. Board of Directors shall consist of college-specific representatives, two at-large representatives, and one graduate student representative.
  3. Powers and Duties of the Associated Students Board of Directors:
    1. To formulate the Association's Rules, Regulations and Policies, as detailed in the Associated Students Code and other policy papers. Per the AS Code:
      1. It is the responsibility of all members of the AS Board of Directors to attend all regular and special meetings of Board of Directors (AS Board of Directors meetings are on Monday’s at 3 PM); and all meetings of the committees of which they are a member.
      2. Establish a minimum of two (2) office hours per week.
      3. Serve on at least one (1) AS Committee or University Committee.
      4. Serve as a liaison to at least one (1) program funded through the AS budget.
      5. Each Board of Directors member shall be responsible for attending each semester retreat and orientation.
      6. At least once per semester, College Representatives shall facilitate a College meeting, open to all students, faculty, and Dean within their respective Colleges.
      7. Submit a report prior to each Associated Students Board of Directors meeting.
    2. Vote on actions or decisions taken by the AS Board of Directors.
    3. To make appropriations from the treasury of the Association.
    4. To approve standing rules of the Board of Directors and meeting calendar.
    5. To establish the amount of the Association’s membership fee with the approval of its membership voting on this issue in an election.
    6. To impeach any officer of the Association.
    7. To call special elections.
    8. To place legislative initiatives on the ballot by majority vote.
    9. To elect a Vice Chair from its membership.
    10. To maintain written records of the A.S. Board of Directors proceedings; Which shall be posted for the benefit of the members of the Association
    11. To promote the use and development of programs funded by the Association.
    12. To approve the annual budget.
    13. To monitor and evaluate budgets of and services offered by the organizations funded by the Association.
    14. To approve Executive appointments by a 2/3 vote.
    15. To create committees and ad-hoc committees and to empower those committees to accomplish goals set by the Board of Directors.

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.

Serve on a Committee

Committees & Vacancies

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Committees are a great way for students to become involved with AS.

The Associated Students publishes the annual AS PDF iconCommittee Handbook which provides potential student leaders with detailed information on all university committees.

Opportunities are available to all students. Applications for committee vacancies are accepted and appointments are made throughout the academic year.

Meeting Schedule

  • Feb 18 2019 - 3:00pm A.S. Board of Finance Meeting
    Nelson Hall East 120