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The ASUW Vice President is responsible for appointing all ASUW representatives to external governing committees, i.e. University committees and Faculty Councils. He/she is also responsible for working with the volunteers throughout the quarter to ensure that the needs of students are well represented on each of these committees and to keep the Board of Directors up to date on pertinent issues that affect students.
The Vice President also serves as the liaison to the UW Leaders program in order to keep the Board of Directors up to date on the progress and success of the program.
Finally, the Vice President serves in all the capacities in which the President is unavailable.
Beginning in the 2011-2012 term the ASUW Vice President is responsible for the strategic planning and goal setting for the ASUW and serves as the liaison to the Bike Shop, Off-Campus Housing Affairs, and the Experimental College. In coordination with the Finance and Budget Director, the Vice President develops financial and operating plans for the association and oversee association-wide initiatives.
BYLAWS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ARTICLE I, SECTION II
The Vice President shall:
A. Discharge the duties of the President in case of the latter's absence, resignation, or forfeiture of office;
B. Serve as a member of the Board of Directors;
C. Support the President as Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer for the Association;
D. Chair the Governance Committee;
E. Meet regularly with the Personnel and Finance and Budget Directors to review and manage internal operations of the ASUW;
F. Develop financial and operating plans with the Finance and Budget Director for the association and oversee association-wide initiatives;
G. Responsible for strategic planning and goal setting;
H. Serve as the BOD liaison to the Experimental College, the Bike Shop, and Off-Campus Housing Affairs;
I. Perform all necessary oversight of the Association’s enterprises;
J. Work with the enterprises to develop a business plan and monitor their performance under that plan on a regular basis;
K. Work with the Experimental College, the Bike Shop, and Off-Campus Housing Affairs to develop goals and strategies for the year and monitor their performance under that plan on a regular basis;
L. Work with the Experimental College, the Bike Shop, and Off-Campus Housing Affairs to develop a set of specific benchmarks and metrics to measure their success, and report to the Board of Directors weekly on enterprises' level of progress in achieving these benchmarks;
M. Approve any major changes in policy, procedure, or strategy undertaken by the enterprises, and report any such changes to the BOD. If the Vice President rejects a proposal by an entity, both must attend a Board of Directors meeting within the next three weeks in which the proposal is subject to a vote by the Board of Directors;
N. Work with the Personnel Director to recommend necessary sanctions or other corrective action to the BOD with the Experimental College and the Bike Shop;
O. Collect and review annual reports detailing enterprises' long-term vision and goals, and work with the Director of Policy and Procedures to ensure that quarterly reports reflect long-term plans;
P. Maintain accountability for twenty-five work hours per week, including twenty scheduled office hours, during which time the Vice President's activities and/or whereabouts are known to the front office staff (meetings and appointments may be scheduled during this time). The remaining five hours shall be utilized to complete projects, schedule meetings and appointments, or otherwise facilitate the work of the ASUW. A schedule of these hours shall be submitted to the Personnel Director by the first week of each quarter;
Q. Meet with the ASUW Personnel Director at the beginning of each quarter to establish the responsibilities and allocation of their Administrative Assistant for that respective quarter. This shall be submitted for approval to the President no later than the second week of each quarter;
R. Complete initiated projects as directed by the ASUW President;
S. Attend all regularly scheduled Board of Directors meetings or special Board of Directors meetings unless officially excused by the President or the Personnel Director.
Current and Past Vice Presidents
- Desiree Hanssen, ASUW Vice President 2012-2013
- Jocelyn McCurtain, ASUW Vice President 2011-2012
- Eric Shellan, ASUW Vice President 2010-2011
- Madeleine McKenna, ASUW Vice President 2009-2010
- Dolly Nguyen, ASUW Vice President 2008-2009
- Sam E Al-Khoury, ASUW Vice President 2007-2008
- Jerome McCuin, ASUW Vice President 2006-2007
- Ashley Miller, ASUW Vice President 2005-2006