Run for SJSU ASIS&T Executive Committee and Gain Leadership Experience

If you’re looking for valuable experience to put on your resume, to meet fellow SLIS Spartans outside of the digital classroom, and to participate in an active, award-winning student association… consider nominating yourself for the SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter’s Executive Committee.

The Nominating & Elections Committee invites nominations from SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter members for Executive Committee positions for the 2013-2014 administrative year, which runs from June 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014. To nominate yourself, you will need to submit a short bio, statement of purpose, and a picture for our election by September 6th. See below for complete details.


• Preside over all meetings of the Executive Committee.
• Appoint the Chairs of all committees, subject to the provisions of these Bylaws and the consent of the Executive Committee.
• Submit a request for the annual Student Chapter fund appropriation to ASIS&T Headquarters by the date specified.
• Submit an Annual Report of the Student Chapter to ASIS&T Headquarters by the date specified for self nomination of the annual Student Chapter of the Year Award or by the close of the ASIS&T fiscal year.
• Act and function as the official representative to other student organizations, faculty, campus administration, and the media, unless the Chair otherwise designates these responsibilities to another officer.
• Run day-to-day affairs of the Student Chapter.
• Implement a plan of action to achieve Student Chapter goals.
• Make necessary online preparations for organizational meetings.
• Submit all Executive Committee meetings and programs for posting to the SLIS Master Events Calendar.
• Post agendas at least 24 hours in advance of Executive Committee meetings.


• Maintain a complete and accurate financial statement.
• Maintain complete and accurate records of all receipts, expenditures, donations, and raised funds.
• Be accountable to the Executive Committee regarding the authorization of all expenditures.
• Provide a current financial statement to the Executive Committee upon request.
• Provide the Chair with an Annual Financial Statement to be submitted to ASIS&T Headquarters.
• Direct Student Chapter expenditures of funds.
• Direct Student Chapter fundraising activities.
• Formulate the content on the Student Chapter’s website regarding donation procedures.
• Communicate regularly with the ASIS&T Director of Finance & Administration regarding the status of the Student Chapter’s financial account.
• Perform such duties as the Executive Committee or the Chair may assign as expected of a Treasurer.

Assembly Representative

• Attend the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.
• Represent the interests of the Student Chapter at the Chapter Assembly Meeting at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.
• Perform such duties as the Executive Committee or the Chair may assign as expected of an Assembly Representative.

Newsletter Editor

• Carry out the functions of designing, creating, assembling, editing, and producing a Student Chapter newsletter twice per semester.
• Solicit newsletter submissions from the Executive Committee and Student Chapter membership relating to Student Chapter news as well as general topical pieces about information science and technology.
• Perform such duties as the Executive Committee or the Chair may assign as expected of a Newsletter Editor.

Nomination requirements: Candidates for office must be SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter members and must be clear of intent of enrollment through May 2014. Nothing prevents any member from being elected to more than one office of the Executive Committee, except that the Assembly Representative and the Alternate Assembly Representative must be different individuals.

Nomination process: Candidates may nominate themselves for election. Please send your nomination, including a short bio, statement of purpose, and portrait photograph to Mariea Daniell Whittington, at by September 6th at 11:59 pm PT.

Voting process: Elections will be held September 9 – 13, 2013. Officers will be elected by a majority of the SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter members, who will vote online via our D2L page. SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter members must be enrolled in the SJSU ASIS&T Student Chapter’s members-only D2L site in order to vote.

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