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Delineated Duties




The President shall:

A. Serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors. The Chair of the Board of Directors shall:
1. Conduct Board of Directors meetings;
2. Call meetings of the Board of Directors as needed and designate time and place of the meetings;
3. Appoint committees with the confirmation of the Board of Directors, except as provided in the Constitution; and
4. Assign floating committee appointments to the Board of Directors.
B. Serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the Association;
C. Coordinate with the Vice President on strategic planning;
D. Facilitate campus-wide collaboration, representation, and communication through building rapport with campus leadership by:
1. Holding leadership meetings with student leadership across communities, Registered Student Organizations, and student groups at least once a month in coordination with the ASUW Vice President, ASUW Director of Community Relations, and Director of Diversity Efforts; and
2. Following up on items discussed by communicating with the Vice President and Provost for Student Life, ASUW Vice President, ASUW Director of Community Relations, and student group executive leadership.
E. Serve as the official spokesperson of the ASUW in campus, community, and inter-school relationships;
F. Ensure wide and effective student participation in shared governance with faculty and administration;
G. Participate and/or take leadership in essential University committees as delineated in the ASUW Bylaws;
H. Make public appearances and speeches at University and community events, attend these events to establish and maintain good relations;
I. Oversee and lobby for political efforts at the local, state and federal level. For state lobbying, this can include public testimony to House and Senate committees;
J. Ensure communication with the Board of Directors, ASUW, GPSS, University administration, and the University community, including ensuring that all written and electronic correspondence is responded to;
K. Serve as ex-officio member with vote on all ASUW committees except on the Elections Administration Committee for recall elections. The President may appoint proxies for these positions;
L. Serve as an ex-officio member without vote on the Board of Regents, the Faculty Senate, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, and the University Budget Committee. The President may not appoint proxies for these positions;
M. Serve as an ex-officio member without vote on the Alumni Association Board of Trustees. The President may appoint an at-large member of the Board of Directors to serve as a proxy for this position;
N. Handle major public relations efforts with national and local press in coordination with the Communications Director;
O. Ensure the Board of Directors members, including the Vice President and at-large members, are fulfilling their job responsibilities, and if necessary, make recommendations for disciplinary action to the Personnel Director (or Vice President, if it involves the Personnel Director) for failure to perform the duties of their offices;
P. Distribute projects and tasks to the Board of Directors as applicable to ensure their completion;
Q. Maintain accountability for twenty-nine hours per week, during which the President’s activities and/or whereabouts are known to the Personnel Director and the front office staff. During this twenty-nine hour period, the President may schedule meetings and appointments, complete projects and otherwise guide the work and mission of the ASUW. A schedule of these hours shall be submitted to the Personnel Director by the first week of each quarter;
R. Meet with the ASUW Finance and Budget Director at the beginning of each quarter to establish the responsibilities and allocation of their Administrative Assistant for their respective quarter. This shall be submitted for approval to the Personnel Director by no later than the second week of each quarter;
S. Create a list of projects on which the at-large members or volunteers will work;
T. Complete a quarterly report and a quarterly evaluation of all Board of Directors members for the Autumn and Winter Quarters and submit it to the Personnel Director by the second week of the following quarter;
U. Attend all regularly-scheduled Board of Directors meetings or special Board of Directors meetings unless officially excused by the Vice President;
V. Ensure that all acts of the Board of Directors are executed;
W. Sit on the hiring committees for the Director and Assistant Director positions within the Office of Government Relations for the term in which they will be President. Hiring within the Office of Government Relations shall not take place until after the ASUW elections;
X. Serve as the ASUW representative to the Tri-Campus community, which is compromised of ASUW Bothell and Tacoma;
Y. Supervise the Director of the Office of Government Relations;
Z. Train the President-elect following their election;
AA. Serve as a member of the Student Senate;
BB. Complete a transition binder to be submitted to the Personnel Director by the end of Spring


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