Committees and Councils: Descriptions
Application to Join a Committee or Council
Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC): The Environmental Affairs Committee is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Environmental Affairs. This committee is responsible for making policy recommendations to GAC, ASBC, and BMUC concerning issues of sustainability, environment, and social justice. For more details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Environmental Affairs Committee code at aschico.com.
Event Funding Allocation Council (EFAC): The Event Funding Allocation Council is a funding council that is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Student Organizations and Programs. This council is in charge of allocating the Activity Fee budget to funding events run by recognized student organizations and clubs on campus. For details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Activity Fee Council Code at aschico.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.
Bell Memorial Union Committee (BMUC): The BMUC is a committee that is chaired by the 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 and plan for any future construction or lease of facilities related to the BMU. They are also responsible for the needs of students, University community members, and AS organizations and employees in regard to the use of the BMU. For more details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Bell Memorial Union Committee code at aschico.com.
Associated Students Business Committee (ASBC): The Associated Students Business Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Business and Finance. This council is responsible for setting policies and procedures needed for the AS businesses; providing a liaison between management and the student body; as well as reviewing, monitoring, and approving short and long term strategy and the one-year operating plan. For more details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Associated Students Business Committee code at aschico.com.
Sustainability Program Fund Allocation Committee: The Sustainability Program Fund Allocation Committee is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Environmental Affairs. This council is responsible for accepting proposals and approving allocations to students for Sustainability projects or programs. For more details on membership and meeting procedures please see the Sustainability Program Fund Allocation Committee code at aschico.com.
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.
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 form to discuss general campus harassment and retaliation issues.
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.
Multicultural Affairs Council (MAC): The Multicultural Affairs Council is a funding council chaired by the AS Commissioner of Multicultural Affairs. The council allocates funds to University recognized student organizations and clubs. This council can ONLY fund events of a cultural nature. The council is also responsible for events such as the International Festival and MAC Night. If you wish to become a MAC member fill out an application and return it to the GAC office or email it to the commissioner. If your organization has an idea for an event but are unsure if it qualifies as an event that MAC can fund, please stop by the GAC office in BMU 203, call the commissioner on the GAC office line at (530) 898-5701 or send them an email at: email@example.com.