BOD Application

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The University-Student Union’s Board of Directors is the governing board of the Union. The purpose of the Board is to establish policy for the Union as a student body center for the benefit of students, faculty, staff and alumni at Cal State L.A.

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE
Students play an important role in the administration of the University through their service on various standing and ad hoc committees. The Board consists of seven voting students, inluding a student chair. Other voting board members include two faculty members, the President of the University or designee, the Vice President of Student Affairs, Vice President of Administration and Finance or designee, one staff member, and an alumni of California State University, Los Angeles.

What is Expected of a U-SU Board of Directors Member?


  • Attend U-SU Board of Directors meetings. Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month at 2:00pm. The term of this appointment is July 2013-June 2014
  • Represent other students by actively seeking out their opinions on U-SU programs, services, and building use
  • Chair and/or serve on at least one U-SU standing committee
  • Participate in U-SU programs and events as your schedule allows
  • Ask questions!
  • Interact with Board members, U-SU staff members, student assistants, and guests to the building so together, we can enhance the services currently offered

What Are The Eligibility Requirements To Serve On The U-SU BOD?


    Undergraduate Candidates must:
  • Have been enrolled at Cal State L.A. and completed two quarters prior to applying
  • Have earned no fewer than 9 quarter units of academic credit during that year prior to consideration
  • Have earned a 2.0 or better grade point average during the 12 months immediately preceding the quarter in which the appointment occurs

  • Graduate Candidates must:
  • Have earned 8 quarter units per period of continuous attendance as a new graduate student to be eligible
  • New graduate students who received a bachelor’s degree or credential within the past three years from Cal State L.A. must have earned a total of 18 units during their last year as an undergraduate to be eligible.

What Are The Benefits Of Serving On The U-SU BOD?


  • Develop your leadership & communication skills
  • Enhance your academic and professional resume
  • Network with campus administrators, staff and other students who serve on the BOD
  • Influence the future of the University-Student Union as you provide opinions on existing programs, services, and policies
  • Meet new people and develop long lasting relationships with a diverse group of people from across the campus
  • Shape campus life and students’ experiences at Cal State L.A.

I Have More Questions About Applying. Who Do I Contact?


For more information on the application process, please visit the University-Student Union administration office in room 306 or call Joe Sedlacek, Assistant to the Executive Director, at 323.343.2461.

Download the BOD Application Here




REPORTING TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ARE FIVE COMMITTEES:
• Fiscal
• Audit
• Personnel
• SABU (Space Allocation and Building Utilization)
• PASS (Programs and Student Services)
All committees are chaired by student board members.