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Brianna Johnson

Meet Senator

Brianna Johnson

Year: Sophomore  

Hometown: Jamestown, ND  

Major/Minor: INS-IHS/Pre-med and hopefully going to be a Theology minor  

How many years on Senate: First Year

Senate position: Treasurer  

Explanation of position: I make all of the monetary transfers. This includes the transfer to JEC, CFB, club sports, any allocation we make during our meeting, etc. I assist students with letting them know how they can present to Senate and what our guidelines are if they don't know.  

Why you joined Senate: I wanted to be more involved on our campus, and I figured Senate was a great way to do that.  

Other activities/involvement on campus: First-year RA, Pseudonym Club, Wind Ensemble  

Favorite class and why: I loved taking Biology, because it was extremely fun and interesting to me. My favorite class this semester is Feminist Theology, because I am learning how feminism and womanism can tie into different types of religion.  

Favorite study spot: A specific desk in Clemens Library

Treasurer Duties:

A. Have one vote.

B. Be a member of the Executive Board.

C. Be a member of the Saint Ben’s Senate for the full term.

D. Supervise and record all revenue and expenditures of the SBS.

E. Be aware of the current working balance and maintain a perpetual record.

F. Act on all proposals or amendments to the SBS budget.

G. Prepare and update an annual budget for submission and approval by the SBS before May 1 of the given year with an additional vote on or before September 30.

H. Prepare a financial statement to be presented to the SBS when necessary.

I. Be a voting member of the Co-Funding Board.

J. Audit the SBS and all sub-committees with the exception of the CFB.

K. Transfer funds for CSB-Only clubs when voted upon by the SBS Allocations Board.

L. Calculate re-absorptions to the SBS as necessary at the end of the year. Transfer money as determined in conjunction with the Allocations Chair.

M. Be restricted from holding the office of treasurer in other organizations while in office.

N. Meet regularly with Student Accounts.

O. Meet with the business office administrators in conjunction with the Allocations Chair as deemed necessary.

P. Serve as a member of the Finance Committee for the Board of Trustees and Regents.

Q. Maintain the SBS funding trends spreadsheet and provide updates to the senate three times a year (beginning of fall semester, beginning of spring semester, and end of spring semester)