Student Government

ASI Student Government collaborates with campus and community groups in order to improve student life. Students interested in shaping the ultimate college experience are encouraged to get involved.

 


2015 - 16 Officer Team

Universitywide Committees

Cal Poly students have the unique opportunity to be involved in the campus decision-making process. Throughout the academic year, students are appointed to committees and task forces that decide the direction of the University. Students interested in serving on a campus wide committee should contact the ASI Student Government Office.

Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence

Description

The Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence is responsible for implementing and coordinating the Workplace Violence Prevention Program.

 

Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence

Student Members:

Michelle Wong 2014-2015

Athletics Governing Board

Description

The Athletics Governing Board serves as an advisory body to the President, who has ultimate responsibility and final authority for the conduct of the intercollegiate athletics program. The Board will function as an oversight committee for athletics establishing policy and setting direction for such issues as the addition or elimination of sports, academic standards, gender equality and financial integrity.

 

Athletics Governing Board

Student Members:

David Cornella 2014-2015
Brady Hiob 2014-2015
Kevin Londerholm 2014-2015
Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Brand Governance Committee

Description

The Brand Governance Committee develops standards and recommends policy for campus marketing and communication tools including, but not limited to, websites, mobile applications, social media, publications, merchandise, and campus signage.

 

Brand Governance Committee

Student Members:

Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Campus Dining Advisory Committee

Description

The Campus Dinning Advisory Committee is to assist in evaluating the effectiveness of Campus Dining operations and to make recommendations on policy and major procedures for Campus Dining operations.

 

Campus Dining Advisory Committee

Student Members:

Madison Albiani 2014-2015
George Will 2014-2015

Campus Fee Advisory Committee

Description

The Campus Fee Advisory Committee’s primary role is to provide advice to the president regarding proposals to adjust, eliminate or consolidate existing fees or establish new fees, all such advice to be consistent with existing statutes and provisions of bond indentures. Representative is the Academic Senate Chair or designee.

 

Campus Fee Advisory Committee (CFAC)

Student Members:

Annalee Akin 2014-2015
Cyrus Ebadat 2014-2015
John Herrero 2014-2015
Joi Sullivan (Co-Chair) 2014-2015

Campus Planning Committee

Description

The Campus Planning Committee's primary function is to assist the President in the coordination, development, and control of a long-range plan for the physical development of the campus, within a framework of policy established by the Trustees of The California State University.

 

Campus Planning Committee

Student Members:

Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Campus Safety and Risk Management Committee

Description

The primary function of this committee is to provide advice on policy matters to render the campus a safer place.

 

Campus Safety and Risk Management Committee

Student Members:

Samantha Foster 2013-2015

Commencement Operations Committee

Description

The Commencement Operations Committee is responsible for all operations and logistics related to the universitywide ceremonies, including marketing, communications, ticketing, facilities, publications, scripts, parking, and other campus-based logistics.

 

 

Commencement

 

Student Members:

Lexie Bonestroo 2014-2015

Commencement Policy Committee

Description

The Commencement Policy Committee recommends procedures related to Cal Poly’s commencement activities and accomplishes various functions for commencement, including line-up of candidates and faculty, processional, and college marshals.  The Commencement Policy Committee advises the President on policy related to commencement, including official academic regalia, ceremony structure, invited speakers, student fees, and guest accommodations.

 

 

Commencement

Student Members:

Cyrust Ebadat 2014-2015
Emilie Morse 2014-2015

Committee on University Citizenship (CUCIT)

Description

An ad hoc council whose members are appointed by the University President and charged with exploring issues and making policy recommendations on university citizenship at Cal Poly.

 

Committee on University Citizenship (CUCIT)

Student Members:

Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Disability Access and Compliance Committee

Description

The mission of the committee is to discuss, monitor, and evaluate campus-specific issues relating to compliance" with California State University Executive Order 926 (http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-926.html) and can be expected to produce Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance-related reports to the Chancellor's Office as requested

 

Disability Access and Compliance Committee

Student Members:

Matthew Austin 2014-2015

Graduate Studies Committee (Graduate Students Only)

Description

The coordination of graduate programs, recommendation of campus guidelines towards admission to graduate programs, and awarding graduate degrees will be accomplished by this committee.

Administrative direction and control of authorized master's degree programs will be through normal college and department line channels. Coordination of graduate programs among colleges and departments, and recommendation of campus guidelines for curricula and courses, for admission to graduate programs, and for awarding of graduate degrees will be accomplished by this committee.

 

Graduate Studies Committee

Student Members:

Sheila Mann 2014-2015

Inclusive Excellence Council

Description

The Inclusive Excellence Council is charged with moving initiatives forward to enhance the campus climate through embedding diversity and educational equity in all aspects of the university.)

 

Inclusive Excellence Council

Student Members:

Ly Ho 2014-2015
Yashar Moayedian 2014-2015

Instructionally Related Activites Advisory Committee

Description

The primary function of the Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee is to advise the President regarding the allocation of the Instructionally Related Activities Fee revenues. Representative is the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee Chair or designee.

 

Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee

Student Members:

Annalee Akin (CLA) 2014-2015
Seth Borges (CAFES) 2014-2015
Sydney Johnson (OCOB) 2014-2015
Joi Sullivan (ASI President) 2014-2015

Intellectual Property Review Committee

Description

Function This committee is mandated under the University's Intellectual Property Policy. The committee is appointed by the President and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The function of the Committee is to review and monitor University activities on matters relating to the administration of this policy, to review proposed changes to the policy, and to participate in the future development of the policy. The Committee also administers a review process for the allocation of the University's net proceeds from intellectual property. When necessary, the Committee reviews invention disclosures and other information to evaluate the University's contribution to the development of particular intellectual properties, In the event of disagreement among interested parties concerning interpretation or application of the Intellectual Property Policy, the Committee serves as the appellate body, advisory to the University President.President.

 

Intellectual Property Review Committee

Student Members:

Owen Schwaegerle 2014-2015

Landscape Advisory Committee

Description

Charged with the ongoing assessment of the landscape of the campus and reporting to the Campus Planning Committee.

The Landscape Advisory Committee is a subcommittee of the Campus Planning Committee. The committee is charged with the ongoing assessment of the landscape of the campus and in particular how the landscape treatment can serve an educational role while still recognizing such aspects as appearance, function, budget, maintenance, and safety. The committee will make recommendations for landscaping of new projects and replacement plantings. Recommendations may be concerning species to be planted but may also include landscape plans in concert with the Trustee-appointed professional. The committee is further charged to develop a master plan for campus landscaping formulated to ensure that in the years ahead the campus will continue to be of academic value and provide an aesthetic and functional environment. For operating effectiveness, the committee is advisory and reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

 

Landscape Advisory Committee

Student Members:

Young Choi 2014-2015

Liberal Studies Committee

Description

Provide guidance to the Liberal Studies Program and personnel.

The committee is appointed by the President reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Functions: To discuss changes in subject matter preparation required by the state credentialing commission, or the chancellor's office. To monitor how students fare in their California Subject Examinations for Teachers (now required for entrance into credential programs) and discuss areas of strength and weakness. To identify and support perceived needs of the Liberal Studies Department, and to serve as outside committee members on departmental personnel reviews as needed.

 

Liberal Studies Committee

Student Members:

*Vacant 2014-2015

Registration and Scheduling Committee

Description

Evaluate present procedures, policies, and guidelines used in registration and scheduling of classes.

The committee is appointed by the President and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs or designee. The committee elects its own chair. Functions: To evaluate present procedures, policies, and guidelines used in registration and scheduling of classes and to recommend changes in existing procedures. To evaluate and recommend new concepts in registration and scheduling.

 

Registration & Scheduling Committee

Student Members:

Alexander Horncliff 2014-2015
Mallika Potter 2014-2015

Status of Women Committee

Description

Address issues that concern women on campus.

The Status of Women Committee shall address issues that concern women students, faculty, and staff on campus, including but not limited to: employment and educational equity and campus safety and climate. It will assist in the review of the University's Sexual Assault, Discrimination and Harassment Policies and Programs. The committee chair will meet annually with the Academic Deans' Council and with the Student Affairs directors to discuss issues related to the campus climate for women. Deans and Student Affairs supervisors will be expected to disseminate this information to department chairs, faculty, and staff.

 

Status of Women Committee

Student Members:

Anna Black-Hogins 2014-2015

Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3)

Description

To provide students with a reliable means for advocating and identifying their needs with respect to information technology.

The Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3) was established to provide students with a reliable means for advocating and identifying their needs and requirements with respect to the efficient use of information technology, both academically and in student life. SC3 is responsible for providing input from student users of information technologies to the Information Resources Management Policy and Planning Committee (IRMPPC) and to the Vice Provost/Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO) for Information Technology Services (ITS) and for communicating information about information technologies to their constituents. Recommendations will be studied by the VP/CIO who will determine the impact, benefits, costs and other factors involved in implementing the recommendation and forward that analysis to the IRMPPC for appropriate action.

 

Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3)

Student Members:

Vacant 2013-2015
Vacant 2013-2015
Will Blumhardt 2014-2016
Nupur Garg 2013-2015
Kenny Gurney 2014-2016
Alfredo Hernandez 2014-2016
Kealani Jensen 2013-2015
Granger Lang 2013-2015
Sheila Mann 2014-2015
Amanda McKamey 2014-2016
Jesus Nolasco-Ramos 2014-2016
Christian Parker 2014-2015
Jonathan Wenger 2014-2016

Student Orientation Advising & Resources Committee

Description

Student Orientation Advising & Resources Committee is responsible for, but not limited to: Coordinating and implementing the Summer Advising Program Managing the budget for the Summer Advising Program Acting as an advisory group on issues related to advising across campus

 

Student Members:

Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee (SSFAAC)

Description

This committee is responsible for creating a recommendation to the President regarding Student Success Fee allocations. Allocations will be decided by the committee based on what they prioritize as most important for student success. The committee is made up of 11 members, 7 of which are students. Committee members include the ASI President (co-chair) and one member from the ASI Board of Directors from each academic college. For more information, visit the official committee website: http://afd.calpoly.edu/fees/ssf-index.asp

 

Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee (SSFAAC)

Student Members:

Annalee Akin (CLA) 2014-2015
Alexander Horncliff (COSAM) 2014-2015
Sydney Johnson (OCOB) 2014-2015
Myra Lukens (CENG) 2014-2015
Owen Shwaegerle (CAFES) 2014-2015
Joi Sullivan (ASI President) 2014-2015

Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee

Description

An advisory committee to the President on campus substance use and abuse issues.

Established in response to the CSU Action Plan for Substance Abuse (AAES 90-93; January, 1990), the Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee (SUAAC) is advisory to the President on campus substance use and abuse issues. The committee shall plan and coordinate a comprehensive educational program; develop and review administrative procedures related to alcohol and drug use and abuse; coordinate campus efforts to reduce substance use and abuse and its effects; monitor and ensure compliance with campus, system, state, and federal policies; and facilitate collaborative community partnerships.

 

Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee

Student Members:

Andrew Robinson 2014-2015

Sustainability Advisory Committee

Description

The primary function of the Sustainability Advisory Committee is to review and recommend measures related to University sustainability policies and practices dealing with natural resource utilization, land use, and physical projects. The committee is advisory and reports to the vice president of Administration & Finance. The committee is to consider issues related to environmentally responsible planning, design, and construction, as articulated in the Campus Master Plan. In addition, it will provide advice on the continuing efforts to construct environmentally sustainable projects. In its advisory capacity, the committee needs to consider the goals of sustainable development, which are balancing environmental protection, programmatic needs, and financial viability.

 

Sustainability Advisory Committee

Student Members:

Samantha Kin 2014-2015
Nelson Lin 2014-2015

University Committee on Committees

Description

To oversee the operations, functions, and membership of all campuswide standing committees which are appointed by the University President or a designee, and to recommend any needed changes therein. To review and recommend on the establishment of additional campuswide standing committees, or on the deletion or combination of existing campuswide standing committees. Upon request of the University President, to formulate recommendations on the establishment, functions, and membership of ad hoc campuswide special committees. The University Committee on Committees is advisory to the President.

 

University Committee on Committees

Student Members:

Joi Sullivan-ASI President 2014-2015