Thank you for your interest in joining Student Union! Student Union (SU) is an extremely diverse organization with many parts. It is responsible for a range of projects, from programming events, to allocating a $3.2 million budget, to advocating for student concerns.
- 1 Applications to the Diversity Affairs Council, Engage 360, Executive Advisor for Sustainability, Student Green Council Chair, Student Sustainability Board, and Senate will be posted below on March 8th and will be due on March 20th at midnight .
Applications to the Diversity Affairs Council, Engage 360, Executive Advisor for Sustainability, Student Green Council Chair, Student Sustainability Board, and Senate will be posted below on March 8th and will be due on March 20th at midnight .
Diversity Affairs Council
The Diversity Affairs Council’s mission is to foster a more inclusive campus community by encouraging student group collaboration, promoting productive dialogue around issues of diversity, and advocating on behalf of all student voices.
Diversity Affairs Council (DAC) Chair
The DAC Chair is the leader of a group of incredibly hard working, driven and fun people that have a passion in making our campus more diverse and inclusive. As the Chair, you will be responsible for keeping the group accountable and organized, planning and facilitating weekly meetings, retreats, programming, etc. You will be in charge of the Everyone’s Welcome Collaboration Fund and the annual DAC Diversity Report. You will serve as a liaison to the Student Union Executive Council to promote a strong relationship between the DAC and other SU entities. You will also be in constant contact with WashU’s administration, faculty, staff, and of course, students.
DAC Director of Internal Operations
In charge of keeping the group organized by keeping minutes, booking rooms for meetings and programming, planning and facilitating retreats and group bonding, maintaining communication with everyone within the group, and in charge of the DAC finances.
DAC Director of Programming
In charge of planning and facilitating open events, staying in contact with various student groups, reaching out to administrators in regards to student concerns.
DAC Director of Public Relations
In charge of marketing the DAC, branding the DAC, advertising events and programming, running recruitment.
DAC Community Outreach
In charge of constantly staying in touch with student groups and addressing any concerns, having conversations with students about how to be more inclusive, hosting conversations with student leaders to talk about current issues on campus, and conducting diversity trainings as necessary.
DAC EWC Coordinator
In charge of managing the EWC Fund in place of the DAC Chair, remaining in regular contact with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s EWC point person, promoting the EWC fund by reaching out to student groups, and assisting these groups in developing programming and fund proposals.
Please email the DAC Chair, Ruby Arora, at ude.l1498293646tsuw.1498293646us@ca1498293646d1498293646 if you have any questions.
Engage 360 is Student Union’s commitment to connecting Wash. U. students to St. Louis by developing service opportunities through partnerships with community leaders and organizations.
Committee Members (3 positions available)
- Tasks include corresponding with student groups on campus to recruit students for community service trips
- Forming and maintaining relationships with community service partners in the St. Louis community
- Attendance of at least one community service trip per semester
- Committee members will be working with the community chairs to perform the above listed tasks as well as other jobs as needed
Executive Advisor for Sustainability
The Executive Advisor for Sustainability (EAS) works with green groups, University departments, the Office of Sustainability, and the student body to improve and expand environmental sustainability in Student Union and on campus. The EAS is expected to regularly attend meetings with SGC, the SGC Chair, the SSB president, the President of SU, and the Office of Sustainability.
Contact the current EAS, Nick Annin, at ude.l1498293646tsuw.1498293646us@sa1498293646e1498293646 for more information.
Student Sustainability Board
Student Sustainability Board (SSB) President
The President will organize and facilitate the weekly SSB general body and executive board meetings and act as the liaison between SSB and Student Union. The President will also run semesterly application review meetings and compile all end of semester reports.
SSB Vice President of Advising
The VP of Advising ensures accountability and oversees the progress of the general body members for SSB. They will prioritize accessibility and support for general body members, and organize and maintain the event and project assignments.
SSB Vice President of Public Relations
The VP of PR will oversee the overall coordination, conceptualization, and management of all communication between the SSB and constituent of Student Union, in addition to organizing and developing promotional materials for the organization.
SSB Vice President of Treasury
The VP of Treasury will oversee the funding granted by Student Union, track spending and reimbursement, and submit the yearly budget.
Contact the current SSB President, Clayton Scott, at ude.l1498293646tsuw.1498293646us@bs1498293646s1498293646 for more information.
Student Green Council Chair
The Student Green Council (SGC) Chair heads a council of all student sustainability group leaders and convenes campus sustainability organizations to better collaborate, communicate, and build community. The SGC Chair supports the Executive Advisor for Sustainability (EAS) with the integration of sustainability into Student Union and co-programs events. The SGC Chair is expected to convene SGC monthly, plan events that include the entire sustainability community, and meet with the EAS regularly.
Contact the current SGC Chair, Audrey Ball, at ude.l1498293646tsuw@1498293646llaby1498293646erdua1498293646 for more information.
Senate is the advocating arm of Student Union. Through projects and resolution, Senate seeks to make long-term impacts on campus. Past Senate initiatives include: the freedom of speech resolution, the Student Health Services and mental health resolution, and the circ tracker app.