This archived article was written by: Carlie Golden
ASCEU Public Relations
Elections for the executive council of the Associated Students of the College of Eastern Utah are coming up with four major positions open for the 2005-06 academic year.
The positions open include student body president, academic vice president, the activities vice president and the inter-club council vice president (ICC). Those elected to these positions decide the other 17-leadership positions open on ASCEU’s council.
One of the responsibilities of the student body president is attending the college senate meetings. All campus departments are represented in senate membership and it acts as an advisory body to Ryan Thomas, CEU president. The CEU cabinet also acts as advisors to Thomas and consists of all the vice presidents on campus.
CEU’s student body president is a member of the Utah Council of Student-Body Presidents (UCSP) which represents all the student body presidents from all colleges and universities in the state of Utah. They meet every six weeks.
CEU’s student body president is a member of the Board of Trustees, CEU’s governing body that votes on all the hiring, policy changes and financial matters. The student body president sits on the college budget committee headed by Ryan Thomas and CEU’s three vice presidents. They decide how the school is doing financially and how they can change things for the betterment of the college.
ASCEU’s vice president of academics’ first responsibility is to sit in meetings when the student body president is unable to make it. This person also serves as chairperson for the advisory cabinet.
Additionally, the vice president is in charge of the academic council and all students who serve under that position. Welcoming Day in the fall is one of the days under the vice president’s jurisdiction. This position acts as a liaison between students in areas such as CEU curriculum and instruction, physical facilities, policies, etc. This person serves on the student fee allocation committee which examines how student fee money has been spent in the last fiscal year and allocates how student fees will be spent in the next fiscal year.
This person organizes all aspects of elections for ASCEU officers, organizes and chairs the election committee made up of academic council members, ensures the elections are carried out as outlined in the ASCEU constitution and oversee all changes to the ASCEU Constitution.
The vice president of activities is in charge of the activities committee and makes sure two activities a month are planned and executed. This person serves as a voting member of the CEU programs committee which schedules all ASCEU and ICC activities in conjunction with all other campus activities. In addition they meet with the assistant dean of students to discuss the upcoming events and serve as the campus National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) representative. They also attend the NACA Far West Regional Conference.
Other responsibilities include keeping an evaluation sheet on each ASCEU activity for the year to be passed on to the activities vice president in the spring, maintain and updated calendar to be given to ICC vice president, Sun Center and anyone else who may need one.
The vice president of inter-club council (ICC) supervises the inter-club council and the club presidents, helps plan successful activities, conducts biweekly ICC meetings with the club presidents, organizes events at the beginning of each semester, sees that all clubs turn in their constitutions and oversees the matching funds money for all clubs.
Another responsibility is planning the Student Choice Awards Banquet (SCAB), as well as oversee and plan the Mr. CEU competition and ensure that every club holds an election for the new presidents of the clubs.
ASCEU is here to make sure students have fun on campus and their voice is heard. Pick up your ASCEU officer applications in the ASCEU booth on February 23.