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Student Government

About Student Government

Your elected student leaders – composed of the ASI Board of Directors, ASI President, ASI Vice President, and the Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees – exist to ensure that you, the student, have a voice in matters related to your academic college, ASI, and the University.

Executive Officers

The ASI Executive Officers represent students’ needs and interests to the CSUF administration, faculty, staff, and campus community. They manage the day-to-day proceedings of student government and programs and initiate projects that benefit students.

 

The Executive Officers report progress on strategic initiatives to the Board of Directors and advocate for students at all levels within the university and in external public forums.

 

If you would like to speak with any member of the ASI Executive Officers, please stop by TSU-207 or call (657) 278-3295 to set up an appointment.General office hours are Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM. (Holiday hours may vary.)

Communications Commission

The Communications Commission focuses on planning and implementing strategies, campaigns and events that communicate information about the ASI to the student body and campus community. The Communications Commission utilizes events and activities, promotional campaigns, and social media to reach the student body.

Community Engagement Commission

The Community Engagement Commission focuses on enhancing the universitys reputation within the community by broadcasting the positive contributions of students, clubs, and organizations, building positive working relationships with community leaders and residents by attending pertinent public and town hall meetings, and working closely with CSUF students, faculty members, clubs, and organizations on campus to promote their philanthropic and commendable contributions to the community.

Environmental Sustainability Commission

The Environmental Sustainability Commission shall be responsible for raising awareness of environmental and sustainability issues on campus, developing events and programs, advocating for the inclusion of sustainability best practices within the context of ASI’s operations and corporate responsibility, and serving as a liaison between interested student groups and ASI.

Lobby Corps Commission

The Lobby Corps Commission is responsible for advocating on behalf of student interests on all levels of governance affecting higher education and other public policy issues, planning and implementing programs and events that educate about policy issues and engage students and the campus community in advocacy efforts, and facilitating campaigns on issues of student interests and mobilize support of the CSUF student body, campus community, and beyond.

Meetings: Wednesdays at 1PM.
Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 21, Apr 4, Apr 18, May 2

Presidential Appointee Commission

The Presidential Appointee Commission coordinates the appointment, development, and monitoring of students serving on Academic Senate and University Wide Committees.

University Affairs Commission

The University Affairs Commission is responsible for advocating on behalf of students to improve student life and campus issues.

Board of Directors

The ASI Board of Directors is composed of two voting representatives from each of the eight academic colleges on campus, as well as other officers and representatives. The Board is charged with setting policy for the Associated Students Inc., approving all funding allocations to programs and services, and advocating student interests on committees and boards.

 

The Board of Directors meets every Tuesday at 1:15PM in the Titan Student Union Board Room. These meetings are open to the public and all students are encouraged to attend.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee has five areas of responsibilities: (1) to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the selection and retention of the independent auditor (including compensation), (2) to confer with the auditor to determine that the financial affairs of the Associated Students, CSUF, Inc. (ASI) are in order, (3) to review and determine whether or not to accept the audit, (4) to ensure that any non-audit services performed by the auditing firm conform to standards of auditor independence, (5) and to approve the performance on non-audit services by the auditing firm.

Children's Center Committee

The Children’s Center Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, the Childrens Center Director, and the Childrens Center Parent Advisory Council regarding the following: the Childrens Center budget, the results of parent surveys, program quality assessments, Childrens Center strategic and operating plans, collaboration with other CSUF entities and with community entities, management issues brought by the Childrens Center Director for discussion and input, agenda items brought by members. Additionally, the Children’s Center Committee may make recommendations to the University President regarding childcare issues pertaining to faculty and staff as appropriate.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall hold hearings on all proposed accounts and shall refer its budget recommendations to the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall act on the Finance Committees recommendations and send them to the University President for approval.

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee shall make recommendations concerning advocacy issues, policy, bylaws, and the articles of incorporation to the Board of Directors. The Governance Committee shall also be responsible for interviewing and recommending applicants for vacant Director positions during the academic term.

Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees

The Titan Student Centers (i.e., Titan Student Union, Student Recreation Center, and satellite facilities) are governed by a student-majority board, which develops policies on issues ranging from operating hours to services offered. The purpose of the TSC Board of Trustees is to establish policies that will assure that the Titan Student Centers will be a unifying force between students, faculty, and staff; a campus center for social, cultural, and intellectual activities and services; a place to provide further opportunities to broaden and strengthen interpersonal relationships and self-enhancement within a large urban university; and to provide experience in self-government and civic responsibility.

 

The TSCBOT meets every other Wednesday at 1:30PM in the Titan Student Union Board Room. These meetings are open to the public and all students are encouraged to attend.

Facilities Committee

The TSC Board of Trustees Facilities Committee is responsible for oversight of the overall structural needs of the facilities of the Titan Student Centers including building changes, capital purchases, office space allocation, marketing efforts, space designation, planning of future projects, and bylaw recommendations. The Vice Chair for Facilities is responsible for setting the meeting agendas and running regular and special meetings of the Committee.

Operations Committee

The TSC Board of Trustees Operations Committee is responsible for oversight of the overall operations of the Titan Student Centers including the development and evaluation of programs and services, acquisition of student art, operations of the Titan Student Centers food services, the budget, fee assessments (user fees, room rental fees, and other such fees charged by the Titan Student Centers), line item transfers, operating hours, and bylaw recommendations. The Vice Chair for Operations is responsible for setting the meeting agendas and running regular and special meetings of the Committee.

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Total Ballots Cast in the 2017 ASI Elections

16

Representatives on the Board of Directors

8

New Policies Approved by the Board of Directors

17

Grants Awarded

Meet the ASI Student Leaders

Meet the ASI student leaders representing the California State University, Fullerton student body for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Josh Borjas
Josh Borjas
President & CEO
Kaetlyn Hernandez
Kaetlyn Hernandez
Chief Communications Officer
Aaron Aguilar
Aaron Aguilar
Student Trustee
Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Vice Chair for Facilities
Jesus Hidalgo
Jesus Hidalgo
College of Education
Niranjan Mahamuni
Niranjan Mahamuni
College of Engineering & Computer Science
Nima Nikopour
Nima Nikopour
Student Trustee
Jessica Sherman
Jessica Sherman
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Ana Aldazabal
Ana Aldazabal
Vice President
Rebecca Hesgard
Rebecca Hesgard
Chief Campus Relations Officer
Lorren Amelia Baker
Lorren Amelia Baker
College of the Arts
Claudio Gil
Claudio Gil
Student Trustee
Douglas Kurtz
Douglas Kurtz
Vice Chair for Operations
Mark Mumford
Mark Mumford
College of Communications
Antonia Pettis
Antonia Pettis
College of Health & Human Development
Tuffy Placeholder
Kimberly Thai
Student Trustee
Tristan Torres
Tristan Torres
Board of Directors Chair
Meghan Waymire
Meghan Waymire
Chief Governmental Officer
Wendy Barillas
Wendy Barillas
Student Trustee
Jonathan Good
John Good
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Shayna La Scala
Shayna La Scala
College of Health & Human Development
Ali Naeem
Ali Naeem
Student Trustee
Noel Quinones
Noel Quinones
College of Communications
Autumn Vanderhook
Autumn Vanderhook
Student Trustee
Riley Duncan
Riley Duncan
Board of Trustees Chair
Maisune Abu-Elhaija
Maisune Abu-Elhaija
Board of Directors Vice Chair/Treasurer
Arunav Bora
Arunav Bora
College of Engineering & Computer Science
Tuffy Placeholder
Mary Harris
Resident Student Association President
Maria Linares
Maria Linares
Board of Directors Vice Chair/Secretary
Trevor Neal
Trevor Neal
College of Business & Economics
Isabel Rodriguez
Isabel Rodriguez
College of the Arts
Tuffy Placeholder
Vacant Position
College of Business & Economics

Agendas & Minutes

Use the dropdown accordion menu below to select a committee. From there you can view and/or download a PDF of the agenda and/or minutes from specific meeting dates.

AICA (Association for InterCultural Awareness)

There have not been any agendas or minutes submitted for this semester.

Audit Committee

July 26, 2017

Board of Directors

September 25, 2018

September 18, 2018

September 11, 2018

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Children's Center Committee

April 30, 2018

April 3, 2018

February 9, 2018

November 17, 2017

Elections Judicial Council

April 26, 2018

Facilities Committee

September 19, 2018

September 5, 2018

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Finance Committee

September 20, 2018

September 13, 2018

September 6, 2018

August 30, 2018

May 3, 2018

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January 25, 2018

December 7, 2017

November 30, 2017

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October 26, 2017

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ICC Ad Hoc Committee

May 11, 2018

Operations Committee

September 19, 2018

September 5, 2018

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Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees

September 26, 2018

August 29, 2018

June 1, 2018

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March 14, 2018

February 28, 2018

February 14, 2018

January 31, 2018

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November 29, 2017

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Marketing and Outreach Committee (Concluded Spring 18)

April 25, 2018

April 11, 2018

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February 21, 2018

February 7, 2018

November 29, 2017

November 8, 2017

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September 27, 2017

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Programs and Services Committee (Concluded Spring 18)

April 25, 2018

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November 29, 2017

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August 30, 2017

Policies, Bylaws, & Resolutions

ASI policies, bylaws, and resolutions for student government and the Titan Student Centers. The PDFs below require Adobe Reader Version 9.40 or greater. This is a free program available from the Adobe website. Follow the download directions on the Adobe website to get your copy.

Policies

Bylaws

Resolutions

Smoking Resolution

February 14, 2012

Elections

The ASI Elections are held during the spring semester, traditionally two weeks before spring recess each year. The purpose of the elections is to elect the ASI President and Vice President, ASI Board of Directors, and the ASI Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees. All elected representatives serve a one year term.

 

View the official 2018 ASI Elections Results.

How to Run for a Position

The deadline for normal candidate filing has closed. Student still interested in running in this years election, have the option to submit the Petition of Candidacy Write-In Form by following the link in the electronic packet and forms section. You must file for write-in candidacy prior to the deadline listed on the Petition of Write-In Candidacy Form. Refer to the electronic elections packet and forms section and ASI bylaws for rules and regulations regarding eligibility and campaigning. All write-in candidates will be subject to an eligibility check prior to being confirmed as a write-in candidate for office. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure they are eligible to run. You may not file a Petition of Write-On Candidacy Form on behalf of another candidate.

 

Elected leaders may receive a Student Leadership Scholarship of up to $19,336 to help cover education expenses, priority registration, and faculty/staff parking privilege.

 

Candidates may run as:

 

A President & Vice President Team

Teams MUST have a President and Vice President. No candidate for president or vice president will be allowed to run as only one or the other without a teammate.

 

An Independent Board of Directors or Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees Candidate

Independent candidates run for the office they desire on their own as an individual however, ccandidates for the Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees have the option to form a coalition of up to two people and can campaign together, but are elected as individuals.

Student Government Position Descriptions and Qualifications

Elected leaders may receive a Student Leadership Scholarship of up to $19,336 to help cover education expenses, priority registration, and faculty/staff parking privilege.

 

President – Must run for office with a Vice President

The ASI President is the Chief Executive Officer for ASI Student Government and is responsible for carrying out directives of the ASI Board of Directors and overseeing all efforts of the Executive Officers. The President is the voice for CSUF students in working with CSUF administration. The President also works on special projects and initiatives developed with the Vice President.

 

Qualifications:Must currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have earned a semester GPA of 2.0 during the semester immediately prior to application; successful applicant must maintain these standards throughout term.Must be enrolled in each regular semester (Fall and Spring) with at least 6 units for undergraduate students or 3 units for graduate students.Must meet residency requirements as stated in the bylaws.

 

Vice President – Must run for office with a President

The ASI Vice President fulfills any duties of the President, in the Presidents absence, and is responsible for working with ASI programs and funded/funding councils. The Vice President helps to support and build connection between these areas by running the Executive Senate. The Vice President also works on special project and initiatives developed with the President.

 

Qualifications:Must currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have earned a semester GPA of 2.0 during the semester immediately prior to application; successful applicant must maintain these standards throughout term.Must be enrolled in each regular semester (Fall and Spring) with at least 6 units for undergraduate students or 3 units for graduate students.Must meet residency requirements as stated in the bylaws.

 

Board of Directors – 16 seats available

Members of the ASI Board of Directors are elected from and represent their academic college. As Board Members, they maintain communication with their college constituencies, their colleges Inter-Club Council and Assistant Dean, and with other student groups. Board Members are assigned to serve on or as liaison to various committees, councils, and campus organizations. Board Members hear student concerns and bring those voice to the ASI Board of Directors during its weekly meetings.

 

Qualifications:Must currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have earned a semester GPA of 2.0 during the semester immediately prior to application; successful applicant must maintain these standards throughout term.Must be enrolled in each regular semester (Fall and Spring) with at least 6 units for undergraduate students or 3 units for graduate students.Must meet residency requirements as stated in the bylaws.Applicant must have a major or minor within the college they are applying for or meet the general and/or specific qualifications as stated in the bylaws.

 

Titan Student Centers Board of Trustees – 10 seats available

Trustees are elected from the general student population to provide guidance to the programs, services, and operations of the Titan Student Centers, which primarily includes the Titan Student Union and Student Recreation Center. Trustees serve on committees and work on special project and initiatives focused on providing for the needs of CSUF students and the campus community through the Titan Student Centers.

 

Qualifications:Must currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have earned a semester GPA of 2.0 during the semester immediately prior to application; successful applicant must maintain these standards throughout term.Must be enrolled in each regular semester (Fall and Spring) with at least 6 units for undergraduate students or 3 units for graduate students.Must meet residency requirements as stated in the bylaws.

Electronic Election Packets and Forms

File for write-in candidacy for a student government by completing the Petition of Write-In Candidacy Form.

 

Refer to the electronic elections packet and forms section and ASI bylaws for rules and regulations regarding eligibility and campaigning. All candidates will be subject to an eligibility check prior to being officially listed as a candidate for office. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure they are eligible to run. You may not file a petition of Candidacy form on behalf of another candidate.

 

ASI Elections 2018 Candidate Orientation

 

CSUF SLL Venue Information for ASI Elections

Elections Request for Information and Complaint Forms

Contact the Elections Team

MacKenzie Sheppard, Elections Director – Contact

William Cabral, Elections Coordinator

Mia Powell, Elections Coordinator

 

Staff Contacts

Drew Wiley, Director, ASI Leader & Programming Development – Contact

Hallie Hunt, CSUF Dean of Students – Contact

Budget & Financial Statements

The Associated Students Inc. provides funding for the administration and programs operated by the corporation, a variety of college clubs, and cultural groups. From there you can view and/or download a PDF of the agenda and/or minutes from specific meeting dates.

Contact ASI Student Leaders

Do you have a question about class availability, financial aid, or want to get more involved in order to get the most out of your CSUF experience? Your ASI student leaders can help with these topics and more. Feel free to give us a call, send us a direct email using any of the email addresses listed below our photos, or send a general inquiry to the email address below.

800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92821

(657) 278-3295

asclerical@fullerton.edu