Spring 2021 Associated Students Inc. & Student Government Elections

CLICK HERE for the 2021-2022 ASI Election Results!

CLICK HERE TO MEET YOUR CANDIDATES!

The Run for Office Application closed on March 12, 2021 at 5pm

ASI Election Code (Updated 1/28/21) (PDF , 333KB)

Candidate Checklist (PDF, 209KB)

2020-2021 ASI Election Council: Jazzminn Morecraft (Chair) Diana Bautista, Griffin Giboney, Kayla Sardarov.

Dr. Cindy Derrico (Ombuds), and Annie Block-Weiss (Advisor)

How to Vote An electronic ballot will be available on CI Sync so you may cast your vote beginning at 8:00am on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The ballot will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Attend an OPTIONAL Candidate Information Session via Zoom (click the link below):

Important Dates:

  • ASI Elected Office Candidate Application available February 22 - March 12 at 5 p.m.
  • ASI Elections Campaigning:
    • Monday, March 29- Wednesday, April 14, 2021
  • ASI Elections:
    • Tuesday, April 13 at 8 a.m. - Wednesday, April 14 at 5 p.m.
  • Swearing in of New Student Government President and Vice President at the Senate Meeting
    • Wednesday, May 5, from 9 - 11 a.m. via Zoom
  • Introduction of newly elected officers at ASI Board Meeting:
    • Thursday, May 6, at 7:40 a.m. via Zoom
  • Student Government Senate Meetings:
    • Wednesdays during academic year, 9 - 11 a.m.
  • ASI Board Meetings:
    • First Thursday of every month during the academic year, 7:40 - 9 a.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, 2021 - May 31, 2022. 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 or the ASI Election Council). The time commitment for Board committee work varies and can range from approximately one to four 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 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, 2021 - May 31, 2023. 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 or the ASI Election Council). The time commitment for Board committee work varies and can range from approximately one to four 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 ticket)

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 usually 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, 2021 - May 31, 2021.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, 2021 - May 31, 2022. 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

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