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Student Senate By-Laws

Article IV

Standing Committees

Section A. Executive Committee

  1. The Executive Committee will consist of the six (6) Student Senate Executive Officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations/Historian and Student Activities Board Chairperson.
  2. The President will be the presiding officer.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to the ASNWC or Senate.
  4. In the event of a tie, the Senate will, during a regular meeting, decide the outcome with a majority vote.

Section B. Election Committee

  1. The Election Committee will consist of five (5) Senate members, including the Vice President.
  2. The Vice President will act as chairperson.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to Senate elections.

Section C. Budget Allocations Committee

  1. The Budget Allocations Committee will consist of five (5) Senate members, including the Treasurer.
  2. The Treasurer will act as chairperson.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to allocations of Senate funds.

Section D. Club Oversight Committee

  1. The Club Oversight Committee will consist of five (5) Senate members, including the Student Activities Board Chairperson.
  2. The Student Activities Board Chairperson will act as chairperson.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to ASNWC clubs.

Section E. Campus Improvement Committee

  1. The Campus Improvement Committee will consist of (5) Senate members.
  2. Any of the committee members may be elected chair at a regular Senate meeting.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to issues on the NWC campus.

Section F. OASIS Committee

  1. The OASIS Committee will consist of five (5) Senate members.
  2. Any of the committee members may be elected chair at a regular Senate meeting.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to the OASIS student hangout.

Section G. Legislation Committee

  1. The Legislation Committee will consist of five (5) Senate members.
  2. Any of the committee members may be elected chair at a regular Senate meeting.
  3. This committee will deal with matters pertaining to legislation that may have an effect on ASNWC members by:
    1. Keeping track of current and proposed legislation at the federal, state and local levels.
    2. Conferring with NWC and the ASNWC to determine their legislative goals and needs.
    3. Maintaining active participation with all legislative organizations that the Senate decides to join and maintain continuation of Senate membership with them.
    4. Keep well informed as to when and where upcoming legislation sessions are occurring and how plausible/feasible attendance to each would be.

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