President: Responsible for working with other members of the SGA Executive Council and Senate to coordinate their activities and philosophies, appointing all non-elected members, in conjunction with the Vice President, to be approved by the Senate, serving as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Senate and SGA committees, working as a liaison with the University community at large, including the University administration, proposing legislation and activities to the Senate, appointing and dismissing SGA executive committees and chairpersons at his/her/their discretion, being ultimately responsible, in conjunction with the Director of Finance, for all SGA funds, reviewing all check requests, as submitted by the Director of Finance, and to sign check requests if approval is given, reporting to the Senate on a monthly basis on his/her/their activities, goals, and progress of the Executive Branch. They are ultimately responsible for the welfare of SGA.
Vice President: Responsible for appointing non-elected members to be approved by Senate, calling and presiding over sessions of the Senate and to be responsible for the content of the Senate agenda, in conjunction with the Speaker of the Senate at each session, serving as an ex-officio member of the Senate, working as a liaison with the University community at large, in conjunction with the president, proposing legislation and activities to the Senate, in conjunction with the president, enforcing the Senate expectations listed in the SGA governing documents, acting as a liaison between Senate and the SGA Executive Council, and notifying in writing the Senate and the SGA Executive Council of all Senate sessions and all relevant internal SGA and Senate matters.
Director of Public Relations: Responsible for creating advertisements for SGA activities and initiatives, updating and maintain the SGA Website, creating content for and managing the Chapman SGA Facebook page and Instagram feed, maintaining relationships with various media on campus, attending special events, community forums, seminars, Chapman SGA Senate meetings and retreats, and working with the Director of Elections in planning for upcoming elections.
Director of Finance: Responsible for the budgeting and recording of all monies of the three branches of SGA, advising the Executive Council and Senate on all financial matters relating to SGA funds and spending decisions, attending Allocation Committee meetings weekly and act as a non-voting, ex-officio member, making short and long term financial forecasting for SGA, monitoring and process all SGA financial transactions and check requests, making computerized financial analyses of current year’s accounts, performing monthly reconciliation of all SGA funds, making regular financial reports to Senate and providing information and advice to student organizations and on-campus departments on how to properly and efficiently utilize funding.
Director of Elections: Responsible for coordinating the election, presiding over the Election Committee, and overseeing election procedures, announcing and promoting the election to the student body in a timely fashion with the assistance of the Director of PR, recruiting, nominating and training all Election Committee members, chairing Election Committee meetings at least once during the campaign and election period, establishing the General Elections calendar for fall and spring elections, release the Candidate Packets in accordance with the demands of the election timeline, serving as the chairperson when deciding upon appropriate sanctions if a candidate has violated the Election Code, ensuring that publicity of the election and education on how to vote is provided and available to students, promoting SGA Elections through the use of the allocated budget, issuing appropriate widespread campus announcements prior to the opening of the filing period for any elections, establishing a calendar of elections for the school year and remaining impartial during any SGA election.
Meet the current executive council