Open Elected Positions for 2018-2019

To apply for open AS positions, fill out the form in our Get Involved page!

*Information for each position taken from the Associated Students Bylaws, Articles II & III, Pages 6-16.

Associated Students Bylaws

*For more info about qualifications and requirements to run for office, refer to the Associated Students Election Code 13-03, Article 4, Sections 3 & 4.

Senator Positions

College of Business Senator

1) Powers:

a. Serves as a voting member of the AS Senate.

b. Serves as the Chair of the Committee of the Colleges if selected among the college senators.

c. Serves as a voting member of the Committee of the Colleges.

d. Serves as the AS representative of the Academic Senate.

2) Responsibilities:

a. Shall sustain, manage, and recruit for the AS Committee of the Colleges, with other representatives from their college.

b. Shall serve as a resource for students who have grievances within the College of Business.

c. Shall serve on Departmental Grade Appeal committees as needed.

d. Shall meet regularly with the Dean or College of Business representative.

e. Shall serve as a liaison to the Academic Senate Executive Board.

f. The College of Business Senator shall acquire other powers and perform other duties assigned by the AS President, the Articles of the Associated Students, Bylaws, or Coded Memoranda.

Qualifications and Requirements

Qualifications for Office

A. Given the representative, fiduciary, legal, and other long-range policy-making responsibilities and influence of student office holders, officers of the AS have an obligation to demonstrate academic involvement, achievement, and progress.

B. Officers and Candidates shall satisfy all eligibility requirements established by the Chancellor of the California State University, Coded Memorandum AA 2012-05.

C. Undergraduate incumbents cannot hold more than 150 semester units or 125 percent of the units required for a specific baccalaureate degree objective, whichever is greater. Graduate and credential incumbents cannot hold more than fifty (50) semester units or 167 percent of the units required for the graduate or credential objective, whichever is greater. Students holding over that number will no longer be eligible for office.

Requirements to Run for Office

A. Candidate GPA

1. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative campus and overall G.P.A. of 2.0, a minimum 2.0 G.P.A. in the term preceding the semester of candidacy, and must maintain at least a 2.0 G.P.A. for each term in office including the term in which they are elected.

B. Candidate Unit GPA

1. Undergraduate candidates for office must maintain six (6) semester units per term while running for office.

2. Graduate and credential student candidates must maintain three (3) semester units per term while running for office.

C. Candidate Residency

1. Undergraduate candidates for office must have been enrolled at CSUMB and have completed at least one semester prior to the election, earning a total of six (6) semester units during that semester total or twelve (12) semester units during their last year as an undergraduate to be eligible.

2. Graduate and credential candidates for office must earn six (6) semester units per term of continuous attendance as a new graduate or credential student to be eligible.

3. Graduate and credential students who received a bachelor's degree or credential within the past three years from CSUMB must have earned a total of twelve (12) semester units during their last year as an undergraduate to be eligible.

D. Maximum Allowable Units

1. Candidates for President ticket must have at least one semester of experience as an Associated Students Officer.

2. Candidates for office should be able to remain under the maximum allowable units during the academic year in which they would hold the office if elected.

E. President Ticket Requirement

1. Candidates for President ticket must have at least one semester of experience as an Associated Students Officer.

2. Candidates for office should be able to remain under the maximum allowable units during the academic year in which they would hold the office if elected.

3. The AS President/Vice President of External Affairs shall be available to fulfill the responsibilities of his/her office during summer semester to include any regularly set meeting attendance with administration/advisor(s), office hours, retreats, the Panetta Leadership seminar, the CSSA meetings, Orientation/Welcome programs, and other affiliated responsibilities.