Public Relations Representative

Emily Webster

Name: Emily Webster

Year: Senior

Studying: Double Majoring in Communication and Hispanic Studies

Position: Public Relations Representative

How long have you been on Senate: This will be my third year on Senate. 

Why did you join Senate: I joined Senate as a sophomore because I saw it as a great way to get involved, learn more about the two institutions, and help make an impact on campus. I remained on Senate for three years because I believe the influence Senate has on campus is important and I love being apart of the organization. 

Favorite study spot on campus: You can find me at the booths in the Alcuin Library basement.

Other activities on campus: I am also the Johnnie Bennie Campus News Executive Producer, a mentor through Big Brother Big Sister, volunteer as a Student Ambassador for CSB/SJU.  

Public Relations Represenative Duties:

  • Have one vote.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Board.
  • Serve as a member of the Saint Ben’s Senate for two semesters.
  • Distribute press releases and campus media to the student body.
  • Oversee the Public Relations Assistant in updating the Saint Ben’s Senate webpage on the school website.
  • Serve as a resource for information on facilities, current policies, printing and advertising Saint Ben’s Senate sponsored events via email and social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Email student body weekly Saint Ben’s Senate meeting agendas and announcements.
  • Coordinate Open and Special Elections for the Saint Ben’s Senate
  • Coordinate a Saint Ben’s Senate Public Relations Campaign.
  • Coordinate Bennie Day in conjunction with the Community Representative.
  • Arrange activities for Family Weekend and Little Sibs Weekend.
  • Assist the Underclass Representative in planning fall orientation activities.
  • Communicate directly with the President and Vice President regarding all Saint Ben’s Senate public information and its appropriate distribution.
  • Serve as a member of the Board of Trustees Marketing and Enrollment Committee.
  • Oversee and delegate tasks to the Public Relations Assistant in conjunction with the President.
  • Serve as Webpage Designer and receive training from Information Technology Services if necessary.
  • Responsible for ordering Saint Ben’s Senate items and communicating with the Treasurer for spending updates.
  • Plan monthly “snacks with the senators” events.
  • Meet with the Public Relations Assistant once a week.