2018 Associated Students Inc. & Student Government Elections 

ASI Election Code (Updated 5/4/17)

2017-2018 ASI Election Council:
Chair:
Daniel Garcia

 Members:
Isabel Campos
Elizabeth Heim
Jazzminn Morecraft

 How to Vote
A personal electronic ballot will be sent to each CI students' Dolphin email account on April 17, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. The ballot will close at 5:00 p.m. on April 18, 2018.

Meet Your Candidates(To come at a later date)


 Important Dates:

  • 2018 ASI Elected Office Cadidate Application due:
    • Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m.
  • Required Candidate Workshops
    • All candidates running for a position during the ASI Elections are required to attend at least one Required Candidate Workshop. During the workshop, candidates will have the opportunity to have a professional photo taken. Workshops will be held in the Student Union Coville Conference Room (first floor). If a candidate is unable to attend any of the below meeting times, they must set up a makeup meeting by contacting the ASI office at asi@csuci.edu or 805-437-1674 no later than Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m. 
      • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Noon – 1 p.m.
      • Thursday, March 8, 2018 – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
      • Friday, March 9, 2018 – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
      • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Noon – 1 p.m.
      • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 6 – 7 p.m.
      • Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • ASI Election Campaigning:
    • Monday, April 2 - Wednesday, April 18
  • ASI Elections:
    • Tuesday, April 17 at 8 a.m. - Wednesday, April 18 at 5 p.m.
  • Introduction of newly elected officers at ASI Board Meeting:
    • Thursday, May 3, at 7:40 a.m., Student Union Coville Conference Room
  • Student Government Senate Meetings:
    • Wednesdays during academic year, 9 - 11 a.m. in Student Union Coville Conference Room
  • ASI Board Meetings:
    • First Thursday of every month during academic year, 7:40 - 9 a.m. in Student Union Coville Conference Room

Candidate Application Instructions:

  • Submit the 2018 ASI Elected Office Candidate Application and complete all application instructions by Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m. The application is available via CI Sync at this link: https://orgsync.com/59700/forms/293026
  • Candidates running on a Student Government president and vice president ticket must each submit an individual application. 
  • Candidates must prepare and submit the following with each application:
    • A list of candidate's leadership experience: This list may include involvement in student organizations, honor societies, special projects, committee work, employment, conferences, etc.
    • A candidate statement: This statement should include the position for which you are running and why. Please describe to CI students how you plan to serve as a voice of the student body if elected for this position.
    • A candidate platform: Platforms should be in bulleted format and include a detailed list of your goals and objectives (how you will accomplish these goals). Please include three to six goals.
    • The first and last names of individuals on the candidate's campaign team: A campaign team consists of students who will support you as a candidate and promote your candidacy throughout your campaigning process.
    • A high resolution (minimum 300 dpi) candidate photo (optional).

To be eligible to apply, candidates must complete the following:

  • Submit the ASI Elected Office Candidate Application via CI Sync by Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m.
  • Submit a signed paper copy of the ASI Election Code to the Student Union Information Desk by Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m.
  • Sign up to attend a Required Candidate Workshop at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d48abae22a6f58-asielection by Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m.
  • Attend a Required Candidate Workshop in the Student Union Coville Conference Room at one of the following times listed below. If a candidate is unable to attend any of the below meeting times, they must set up a makeup meeting by contacting the ASI office at asi@csuci.edu or 805-437-1674 no later than Monday, March 5 at 5 p.m. 
    • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Thursday, March 8, 2018 – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    • Friday, March 9, 2018 – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
    • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – 6 – 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, March 15, 2018 – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

 Officer Position Overview:

NOTE:


Associated Students Inc.- Board Member 1 year term (students may vote for up to two candidates)

ASI on the CI campus is governed by the ASI Board of Directors which consists of students, administrators, staff, faculty, and a community member. The ASI Board makes decisions pertaining to ASI and the Student Union. Such decisions include: oversight and conception of all governing documents, ASI and Student Union budget expenditures, and the budget allocation for registered student organizations and co-curricular initiatives. 

Time Commitment:

June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019. ASI student board members can expect to commit to a minimum of one Board meeting per month during the school year. The Board meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:40-9:00 a.m. in the Student Union Coville Conference Room. Additionally, Board members are required to serve on a minimum of one Board committee (the Budget Allocation and Spending Committee, the ASI Election Council or the ASI Stole Committee). The time commitment for Board committee work varies and can range from approximately one to five hours per week, depending on the committee and the time during the semester.

Associated Students Inc.- Board Member 2 year term (students may vote for one candidate)

ASI on the CI campus is governed by the ASI Board of Directors which consists of students, administrators, staff, faculty, and a community member. The ASI Board makes decisions pertaining to ASI and the Student Union. Such decisions include: oversight and conception of all governing documents, ASI and Student Union budget expenditures, and the budget allocation for registered student organizations and co-curricular initiatives. 

TIME COMMITMENT:

June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020. ASI student board members can expect to commit to a minimum of one Board meeting per month during the school year. The Board meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:40-9:00 a.m. in the Student Union Coville Conference Room. Additionally, Board members are required to serve on a minimum of one Board committee (the Budget Allocation and Spending Committee, the ASI Election Council or the ASI Stole Committee). The time commitment for Board committee work varies and can range from approximately one to five hours per week, depending on the committee and the time during the semester.

 

Student Government (SG)- President and Vice President (students may vote for up to one team)

The Student Government President and Vice President represent and advocate on behalf of Student Government and the CI student body to all persons and organizations within and outside the campus community. The President and Vice President attend all Student Government meetings, which are held each Wednesday of the academic year from 9-11 a.m. in the Student Union Coville Conference Room. The President also serves as a member of the ASI Board of Directors, which meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:40-9:00 a.m. in the Student Union Coville Conference Room.

President Position:

The position of Student Government President represents CI at the local, state, and nationwide level. The President serves as the CSU Channel Islands designated voting member of the California State Student Association (CSSA); serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Student Government; serves as the student body president; and shall faithfully execute Student Government’s bylaws and legislation. The President guides the overall direction and expenditure approvals of Student Government within the academic year for which elected and creates the vision for the organization as it strives to plan, promote, and produce a diverse and balanced selection of student-centered programs. The President serves and advocates for the needs and interests of all CI students and leads and inspires members to work toward achievement of that end.  

Vice President Position:

The Vice President serves as the presiding officer of the Senate and is responsible for ensuring that Senators execute the responsibilities of their offices. The Vice President assists the President of Student Government in upholding the vision for the organization as it strives to plan, promote, and produce a diverse and balanced selection of student-centered programs. The Vice President serves as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Student Government and shall faithfully execute Student Government’s bylaws and legislation. The Vice President serves and advocates for the needs and interests of all CI students, and leads and inspires members to work toward achievement of that end. 

TIME COMMITMENT:

June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019. The Student Government President and Vice President positions are compensated educational leadership opportunities in which students receive a semi-monthly, flat rate payment for the assignment. The work of these appointments is estimated to be approximately 20 hours per week per position.

 

Student Government- Senators (students may vote for up to nine Senators)

The Student Government Senators serve as the legislative governing body of Student Government and take official stances on significant issues that affect the student body, including campus-based, CSU system-wide, and legislative issues. Senators must attend Student Government meetings, which are held each Wednesday of the academic year from 9-11 a.m. in the Student Union Coville Conference Room.

TIME COMMITMENT:

June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019. Student Government senators can expect to commit to a minimum of 5 hours of work per week in this appointment.


 Questions? Please email asi@csuci.edu or call (805) 437-1674.