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Student Body President
The President is the chief administrator and executive of Student Association. They are ultimately responsible for all SA members. They work with the Chancellor and his leadership team on student issues. Furthermore, the President is tasked with appointing students to governance committees and other task forces around campus. This person many NOT hold a presidential position in any other student org. Any full-time student with a minimum of 30 credits at the time of elections is eligible.
Vice President of Student Life
The Vice President of Student Life serves as chair of the Student Life committee which handles non-academic concerns of students. Any full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits at the time of elections is eligible.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
The Vice President of Academic Affairs is the chief administrator and executive of the UMDSA Academic Affairs, chairs the Academic Affairs Committee, and serves as a representative to all academic units and subdivisions. The VP of Academic Affairs is a liaison for all policies that are brought from students to the EVCAA. Any full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits at the time of elections is eligible.
Vice President of Administration and Finance
The Vice President of Administration and Finance manages all business ventures within Student Association, prepares an annual budget, chairs the SOG committee, and presents a proposal to SSF for funding. This position is responsible for maintaining extreme fiscal responsibility within Student Association. Any full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits at the time of elections is eligible.
Vice President of External Affairs
The Vice President of External Affairs is chair of the External Affairs committee which represents University on the legislative level. The main focus of the vice-president of external affairs is the coordination and scheduling of lobby days. Moreover, External Affairs does a lot of events on campus, such as "Nightwalk" and "Life after the dorms." Any full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits at the time of elections is eligible.
Senators serve as the voice of the student body to the University of Minnesota system-wide collegiate assembly. Senators represent the college they are a part of (College of Liberal Arts, CEHSP, LSBE etc.) They also meet regularly with the dean of their college to work on college-specific issues. Each college has 1 senator and Swenson has 2 (this is based on enrollment). These members sit on our Academic Affairs Committee.
Representatives-at-Large are voting members of Congress who serve on both a committee within Student Association and a governance committee with staff and faculty on campus. These members make-up most of Congress and work with executive members on various initiatives. There are 12 available positions