Committees and Councils: Descriptions
Application to Join a Committee or Council
Associated Students Business Committee (ASBC): The Associated Students Business Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Business and Finance. This committee is responsible for setting policies and procedures needed for the AS businesses; providing a liaison between management and the student body; as well as and reviewing, monitoring, and approving short and long term strategy and the one-year operating plan. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bell Memorial Union Committee (BMUC): The Bell Memorial Union Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Facilities and Services. This committee is responsible for establishing procedures and policies for the use of the BMU and all areas funded by the Student Union such as including the WREC. This committee also plans for any future construction or lease of facilities related to the BMU. For more information email: email@example.com.
Campus Climate Committee: The Campus Climate Committee is responsible for championing the University's anti-harassment and anti-retaliation policies and procedures by recommending revisions to those policies, increasing awareness through education and outreach, partnering with campus and community organizations to identify and address all forms of harassment and retaliation, and providing a forum to discuss general campus harassment and retaliation issues.
Campus Fee Advisory Committee (CFAC): The Campus Fee Advisory Committee is responsible for reviewing new student fee proposals and the incremental portion of increases to current fees for the purpose of providing advice to the campus president.
Diversity Affairs Council (DAC): The Diversity Affairs Council is a funding council chaired by the AS Commissioner of Diversity Affairs. This council allocates funds for events hosted by University-recognized student organizations. All funded events are centered center around diverse topics themes with a focus on inclusion. Each organization is able to request up to $4,000 per event. This council also organizes the Multicultural Night in the fall and International Festival in the spring. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employment Committee: The Equal Opportunity Employment Committee facilitates the goal of physical and programmatic access and equal opportunity to University employment, educational programs, sponsored activities, and events for all persons.
Event Funding Allocation Council (EFAC): The Event Funding Allocation Council is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Student Organizations and Programs. This council allocates funds for events hosted by University-recognized student organizations. Student organizations are able to request up to $4,000 per event for purposes such as: conferences, guest speakers, philanthropy projects, and musical performances. For more information email: email@example.com.
Legislative Affairs Council (LAC): The Legislative Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Director of Legislative Affairs. This council is responsible for keeping the student body informed of all legislative action which affects students, empowers students to vote by coordinating a campus-based voter registration each semester there is an election, as well as hosting various forums of a political nature. For more details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Legislative Affairs Council code at aschico.com.
Sustainability Affairs Council: The Sustainability Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Sustainability Affairs. This council is responsible for making policy recommendations to the Government Affairs, Associated Students Businesses, and Bell Memorial Union committees on issues concerning sustainability, environmental, and social justice. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainability Program Fund Allocation Committee: The Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee (SFAC) is chaired by the AS Vice President of Facilities and Services. This committee is responsible for accepting proposals and approving allocations to students for sustainable projects or programs. For more information email: email@example.com.
Other Councils and Committees listed on Application Form without Descriptions:
- Academic Integrity Council
- Campus Equity Council
- Campus Planning Committee
- Campus Sustainability Committee
- Commencement Committee
- Community Affairs Council
- Curriculum Advisory Board
- Faculty Recognition and Support Committee
- Instructionally Related Activities Board
- Library Advisory Committee
- Public Safety Advisory Committee
- Research Foundation Board
- Service Learning Advisory Committee
- Special Major Committee