Director of Community Relations
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Director of Community Relations, shall serve as one of two Board Liaisons to the Students Senate; acts as the Association’s liaison to the UW Greek Communities, Residence Hall Student Association, Commuters, Registered Student Organizations, and the Ethnic Cultural Center; completes all other related tasks involving the Association not delineated in the Bylaws as assigned by the ASUW President.
110th Session of the Associated Students of the University of Washington Director of Community Relations
109th Session of the Associated Students of the University of Washington Director of Community Relations
Goals for 2009-2010
Building Personal Relationships
- Establishing outreach to the various communities on and off campus serving as the primary liaison for the ASUW to the ECC, The Daily, IFC/ Panhellenic, UGC/NPHC, Commuters, RSOs, and Residence Halls.
- Facilitating and engaging in conversations that are meaningful to the community letting them know what is going on within the University.
- Not being just a face on campus that shows up at events and meetings, but being someone who serves as a resource to the entire student body.
- Meeting with students in both formal and informal settings so I can establish both a working and personal relationship.
Increasing Visibility: Promoting ASUW
- Continuing the efforts of the current board by staying committed to projects involving transparency.
- Maximizing the effectiveness of existing resources such as the ASUW Dawg Dish newsletter, SAO Calendar, and various listserves to promote the Association.
- Coordinating with the various offices and entities within the ASUW to make the Association more accessible to the students by meeting regularly with leaders on campus and working in partnership with the Director of Organizational Relations.
- Publishing accountability reports in The Daily so the students of the University are informed of the ASUW process every step of the way.
- Increasing the number of town hall meetings and forums with the Board of Directors so students are more informed.
Connecting the Community
- Raising awareness about different volunteer positions that are available in the association and lining them up with the interest of the students.
- Work with the Director of Diversity Efforts as well as the Vice President to ensure that the ASUW pulls in students from all communities to get involved with the Association.
- Utilizing existing coalitions whilst creating more so students have a forum to connect to like-minded students on campus.
- Work with the Director of Programming to ensure that the ASUW puts on programs that bring the community together.
- Not only letting students know about existing opportunities, but creating more opportunities via coalitions, task forces, and volunteer assistants so students could learn more about ASUW while getting involved.
BYLAWS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ARTICLE I, SECTION V
The Director of Community Relations, who shall:
- a. Serve as the BOD liaison to the Residence Hall Student Association;
- b. Serve as the BOD liaison to Greek communities;
- c. Serve as the BOD liaison to commuter students;
- d. Serve as the BOD liaison to Registered Student Organizations;
- e. Serve as the BOD liaison to the Ethnic Cultural Center;
- f. Serve as the BOD liaison to the The Daily;
- g. Serve as a Board liaison to the Student Senate without vote;
- h. Serve as a Board liaison to the Senate Steering Committee with vote;
- i. Work with Student Senate Representative to ensure that appropriate actions are being taken to follow through on Senate resolutions related to the campus community;
- j. Serve as a Board liaison to the Legislative Steering Committee;
- k. Chair the Committee on Crime Prevention;
- l. Coordinate a monthly meeting with representatives from each organization or community which the Director of Community relations liaisons to;
- k. Complete all other related tasks involving the Association not delineated in these Bylaws and as assigned by the ASUW President.
Current and Past Directors
- Tunny Vann, Director of Community Relations 2009-2010
- Gerald Corporal, Director of Community Relations 2008-2009
- Anttimo Bennett, Director of Community Relations 2007-2008
- Sam E Al-Khoury, Director of Community Relations 2006-2007
- Hala Dillsi, Director of Community Relations 2005-2006