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Elizabeth Erickson

Grade: Senior
Position: President
Other activities you are involved in on campus: Class Representative and Accounting and Finance Club
Why you chose to join senate: I chose to join senate to engage with the student body! I want to not only be a voice and an advocate for students, but help create opportunities for students to personally connect with the CSBSJU community.
How long have you been on the senate: 1 year
Your favorite study spot: The Local Blend
Favorite thing about CSB/SJU: The countless opportunities to explore the world

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.