Kelly Charpentier-Berg, MSCSA President
Justin Klander, MSCSA Executive Director
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Things to consider



Positions to be elected



Election process


Each position requires a certain amount of
dedicated time.
◦ Consider your academic and personal time
commitments?



...


Platform Committee



Governing Council



Presidents’ Group



Student At Large



Cabinet


Sets and upholds State and Federal
Legislative Agendas.



Performs research on policies



Assists and organizes adv...


“Board of Directors”
◦ Fiduciary role



Regional Organizer for MSCSA



Must attend each SLC



5-10 hours a week o...
Discuss

“best practices” of senate president’s

Assist

with leadership training and
communication for senate president...


Elected during the General Assembly



2 positions elected (Platform and GC)



Represents the underrepresented and
m...


Elected by the General Assembly



Significant time commitments
◦ THESE ARE JOBS!

Treasurer
 Public Relations Coordi...


Ensure financial policies are followed and
manages travel authorizations



Chairs monthly Fiscal Committee meetings

...


Works with Director of Communications to
maintain effective communication network



Editor in Chief of Students’ View...


Chairs the Platform Committee



Research Policy issues



Assist with legislative and MnSCU Advocacy
efforts



30 ...


Spokesperson of MSCSA to MnSCU, the
legislature and the public.



Chairs Governing Council



Oversees the responsib...


Friday, March 11th: Candidacy Packets due
for Cabinet and Student At-Large



April Spring GA:

◦ Meet and Greet
◦ Gen...
INSPIRE

YOUR AUDIENCE

KEEP

IT POSITIVE

KEEP

AN EYE ON SUPPORTERS!
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Kelly Charpentier-Berg & Justin Klander
Are you thinking about running for elected office in MSCSA? If you have the time, dedication and ability…DO IT! This presentation will give you an understanding of each position that is elected during the Spring General Assembly and help you make the important decision for your next step in student leadership

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  • March 22nd by end of business (5:00pm)
  • Becoming an MSCSA Leader

    1. 1. Kelly Charpentier-Berg, MSCSA President Justin Klander, MSCSA Executive Director
    2. 2.  Things to consider  Positions to be elected  Election process
    3. 3.  Each position requires a certain amount of dedicated time. ◦ Consider your academic and personal time commitments?  There are also specific duties that may appeal to different skill sets ◦ Am I qualified or capable?
    4. 4.  Platform Committee  Governing Council  Presidents’ Group  Student At Large  Cabinet
    5. 5.  Sets and upholds State and Federal Legislative Agendas.  Performs research on policies  Assists and organizes advocacy efforts  3-5 hours a week outside of conferences
    6. 6.  “Board of Directors” ◦ Fiduciary role  Regional Organizer for MSCSA  Must attend each SLC  5-10 hours a week outside of conferences
    7. 7. Discuss “best practices” of senate president’s Assist with leadership training and communication for senate president’s Serve 3-5 on the Governing Council hours a week outside of conferences
    8. 8.  Elected during the General Assembly  2 positions elected (Platform and GC)  Represents the underrepresented and minority opinion  PC serves as Chair and GC Vice Chair of Diversity Committee
    9. 9.  Elected by the General Assembly  Significant time commitments ◦ THESE ARE JOBS! Treasurer  Public Relations Coordinator  Vice President  President 
    10. 10.  Ensure financial policies are followed and manages travel authorizations  Chairs monthly Fiscal Committee meetings  Creates a budget proposal for the next fiscal year  20 hours a week of MSCSA work
    11. 11.  Works with Director of Communications to maintain effective communication network  Editor in Chief of Students’ View  Chair of the Editorial Board  20 Hours per week
    12. 12.  Chairs the Platform Committee  Research Policy issues  Assist with legislative and MnSCU Advocacy efforts  30 hours per week
    13. 13.  Spokesperson of MSCSA to MnSCU, the legislature and the public.  Chairs Governing Council  Oversees the responsibilities of Cabinet, Executive Director, and all initiatives of MSCSA  40+ hours per week
    14. 14.  Friday, March 11th: Candidacy Packets due for Cabinet and Student At-Large  April Spring GA: ◦ Meet and Greet ◦ General Assembly Elections  Cabinet and Student At-Large Representatives ◦ Regional Meeting Elections  GC and Platform Representative elections ◦ Presidents’ Group Meeting Elections  PG Chair and Vice Chair elections
    15. 15. INSPIRE YOUR AUDIENCE KEEP IT POSITIVE KEEP AN EYE ON SUPPORTERS!

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