Run for Executive Office

Expand your leadership skills and your role in our organization by becoming an officer or a coordinator. Running for any position on the Executive Council is a great responsibility and no matter what role you are elected to, you play a huge part in chapter operations. Make sure to download the handbook to learn how elections work and what each position on the officer team and coordinators require. Once you’re ready, fill out the online application and the great journey begins!

IMPORTANT DEADLINES:

Missing any of the deadlines or attendance will forfeit your candidacy/office even if you are elected (only for officer applicants):

  • Officer & Coordinator Application deadline: 04/21st @11:59 PM
  • Candidate Interviews: 04/24 via Discord
  • Announcement of Candidacy: 04/24 by email
  • Submission of recorded speech for Election Night: 04/26 @12PM
  • Election Night: 04/28 @5:30PM via Discord

Officer/Coordinator Application Deadline

Both the officer and coordinator applications are due by 11:59pm. Late applications will not be accepted. For coordinator applicants, you will be selected by the new officer team (expect an email by May to June).

  • April 21st, 2021
  • Time: 11:59PM

Notification of Interview

Applicants for an officer position who have passed the pre-screening by the officers will be sent an email regarding time slots and location of the interview.

Interview

Applicants will be required to attend an interview with a selected panel of advisor(s), community leader(s), and student(s). Please see your email to find your interview time and location. The Interviews are tentatively set for April 24th.

Announcement of Candidacy

Candidates approved by the Interview Panel will receive an email announcing their candidacy.

Election Night

Candidates will prepare a 2 minute speech and have 5 minutes for Q&A where any member can ask any questions. At the end of the night, there will be time for members to meet each candidate before voting. Election Night will be held on April 28th, 2021, at 5:30 PM on Discord.

Transition Meeting

The old and new officer team will meet to evaluate the current year. Each new officer can expect their predecessor to go over their position, documents heavily used, and insight about what to expect for next year.

Chapter Award Ceremony

All candidates will be required to be present at the Chapter Awards Ceremony where the new officer team will be sworn in.

Frequently Asked Questions for Applying To Be An Officer

A. While it is preferred, you are only asked to stay a semester as events can happen where you are unable to continue your duties.

A. As long as you are willing to learn on the job, you are qualified. On the officer team, we play by our strengths and some of the expectations can be shifted around.

A. Hours will vary per week but you can expect at least 10 hours a week. The more you plan ahead as an officer, the less of a time commitment it will be.

A. Yes. Running for leadership in our organization builds your leadership and widens your skill set. All officers work around their classes and work schedule.

A. Yes. Be wary of the time commitment as you report not only the advisors and your team, but the whole membership.

A. Not only great presentation skills, you will develop long lasting community relationships with key partners in our community. You will also develop stronger management, leadership, and time management skills. You will also be exposed to various tools you may encounter or use later in the future.