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Mary Catherine Steenberge

Name: Mary Catherine Steenberge

Year: Senior

Position: President

Studying: Political Science with a concentration on Peace Studies and French

Why did you join Senate: I joined Senate because I want to empower the amazing women on our campus, and help them realize their full value and potential.

How long have you been on Senate: This is my 3rd year on Senate!

Favorite study spot on campus: I enjoy studying in the Computer Room of the library.

Other activities on campus: On campus, I am involved in Climate Action Club, Sustainability Alliance, Campus Ministry and the McCarthy Center.

President Duties:

A.   Chair all SBS meetings according to Sturgis Parliamentary Procedure with no speaking terms.

B.   Call special meetings of the SBS when necessary.

C.   Be a member of the SBS for the full term.

D.   Chair the Executive Board meetings.

E.   Vote in case of a tie, when her vote affects the outcome, or when votes occur in ballot.

F.    Interpret the SBS Constitution and by-laws, except in cases of violation.

G.   Assist and advise the other members in the execution of responsibilities and duties.

H.  Meet monthly with the SBS Advisors.

I.    Aid the SBS Vice President in coordinating correspondence with any affiliated state or national organization and other student governments.

J.    Assist the Public Relations Representative with press releases and approval of all messages sent on behalf of the SBS.

K.   Meet at least once a month with the CSB President, Saint John’s Senate (SJS) President, Dean of Students at SJU, and Dean of Students at CSB.

L.   Organize a fall and spring retreat with aid from the Executive Council for the SBS and with communication with the SJU Senate.