Evan Smith

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==Platform==
 
==Platform==
  
'''Advocacy'''
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'''Student Empowerment'''
* Maintain communication with ASUW Student Senate and ensure that it takes an active role in on campus affairs and issues
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* Increase student shared governance on campus by institutionalizing our voice within policy development and decision-making processes:
* Preserve cooperation with GPSS on key joint issues such as advocacy, academic quality, and student life
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:*Continue implementation of university-wide student college councils
:*BARK Against Budget Cuts, Child Care Task Force, UW Lobby Day
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:*Fight for passage of shared governance legislation in Olympia
* Given the unprecedented economic climate we are in, focus on advocating for student interests in Faculty Council committees and ensuring that maintaining academic quality is a priority
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* Engage in negotiations with UW Administration:
:*Reopen tutor labs, stop increasing student/advisor ratio
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:* Ensure Athletics prioritizes student interests in the CenturyLink transition and Husky Stadium renovation
:*Fight for the preservation of lab and quiz sections
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:*Provide a consistent presence within campus conversations regarding alternative budgeting strategies and models
* Work with the President and Director of Policy and Procedures to maintain regular communication with the Office of Government Relations to ensure that the ASUW has an effective and transparent lobbying and organizing strategy
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* Maintain communication with ASUW Senate to ensure it takes an active role in on campus affairs
* Maintain active negotiations with UW Administration to ensure that students have a seat at the table
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* Strengthen the ASUW presence within the Washington Student Association and lobbying efforts through the Office of Government Relations
:*Follow up on all agreements made between students and ICA
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*Preserve cooperation with GPSS on issues such as academic quality, student life and university affairs
:*Preserve the relationship between the ASUW and UW Transportation to fight for a fair and equitable U-PASS program
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'''Engagement'''
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* Work with the Director of Community Relations to keep a regular presence at key campus community gatherings
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'''Community Engagement'''
:*SAB, RHSA, Senate, IFC, PHC, UGC
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* Commit to transparent governance and institute regular video updates on the accomplishments of the ASUW
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* Ensure a strong ASUW presence at key campus community gatherings
 
* Advertise the multitude of opportunities that the ASUW offers to all students
 
* Advertise the multitude of opportunities that the ASUW offers to all students
* Strengthen ASUW’s presence within Dawg Daze, the FIG program, and First Year Experience communities to maximize outreach to freshmen
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* Strengthen ASUW’s presence within Dawg Daze, the FIG/TrIG program, and First Year Experience communities to maximize outreach

Revision as of 20:17, 19 September 2012

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Evan Smith is serving as the President for the 112th Session of the ASUW. Smith, who ran with The Huskies Impact in the 2012 ASUW Elections, was previously the chair of the UW chapter of the Washington Student Association, the Director of University Affairs and served two terms in the Student Senate. Smith also sponsored a good deal of Senate resolutions, including ones that ended up bringing the Regents to Senate meetings once a quarter and another that improved accessibility for students navigating work zones around campus.

Platform

Student Empowerment

  • Increase student shared governance on campus by institutionalizing our voice within policy development and decision-making processes:
  • Continue implementation of university-wide student college councils
  • Fight for passage of shared governance legislation in Olympia
  • Engage in negotiations with UW Administration:
  • Ensure Athletics prioritizes student interests in the CenturyLink transition and Husky Stadium renovation
  • Provide a consistent presence within campus conversations regarding alternative budgeting strategies and models
  • Maintain communication with ASUW Senate to ensure it takes an active role in on campus affairs
  • Strengthen the ASUW presence within the Washington Student Association and lobbying efforts through the Office of Government Relations
  • Preserve cooperation with GPSS on issues such as academic quality, student life and university affairs


Community Engagement

  • Commit to transparent governance and institute regular video updates on the accomplishments of the ASUW
  • Ensure a strong ASUW presence at key campus community gatherings
  • Advertise the multitude of opportunities that the ASUW offers to all students
  • Strengthen ASUW’s presence within Dawg Daze, the FIG/TrIG program, and First Year Experience communities to maximize outreach
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