Recruitment & Elections

Spring ASI elections and recruitment are your chance to get involved in ASI Student Government!

Filing opens in winter quarter and applications are accepted during spring quarter. Spring 2020 elections have concluded, and applications for appointed positions are currently closed. 

ASI Elections Overview

ASI elections are held annually in spring quarter and determine the student leadership for the following academic year. Elected representatives include the ASI president and the ASI Board of Directors.

The ASI president is the only elected at-large student leader at Cal Poly and serves as the official ASI representative to the university and the general public.

The ASI Board of Directors consists of 24 elected positions that serve as the official voice of Cal Poly students in regards to student advocacy efforts and ASI corporate activity.

Positions

ASI Student Government is comprised of both elected and appointed student positions. During ASI elections, the ASI president and Board of Directors are elected through a campuswide student vote. Students interested in appointed positions are required to apply, go through an interview process, and are then selected to serve.

Elected Position

ASI President

Elected in the spring, the ASI president represents the general student body and acts as the official representative and host of ASI to university administration and the general public. The ASI president serves for the fiscal year and is responsible for providing input regarding corporate operations and student advocacy.

Elected Position

ASI Board of Directors

Serving as the official voice of Cal Poly students, the ASI Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from each academic college. These student-elected representatives establish policies and parameters for the affairs, properties, personnel, and operations of ASI, in addition to representing students at a campus, city, state, and federal level.

Appointed Position

ASI Executive Cabinet & Chief of Staff

The ASI Executive Cabinet is comprised of members appointed by the ASI president and chief of staff who work with Executive Staff volunteers, Cal Poly students, ASI staff, and community members to carry out the president’s goals. Applications for cabinet positions including the chief of staff open during spring quarter.

Recruitment for the ASI chief of staff is currently closed.

Recruitment for the ASI Executive Cabinet is currently closed.

Appointed Position

University Union Advisory Board

The University Union Advisory Board (UUAB) is comprised of one appointed student member from each academic college including the vice-chair, one ASI Board of Directors representative, and the ASI president or designee. UUAB representatives advise the university president and ASI executive director on policies, programs, and improvements related to ASI-managed facilities including the Julian A. McPhee University Union, Cal Poly Recreation Center, Cal Poly Sports Complex, Doerr Family Field, and Cal Poly P.

Recruitment for UUAB membership is currently closed.

 

ASI Elections

Results of the 2020–21 ASI Student Government election are now available!

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Candidate Documents

ASI President Candidate Important Documents

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ASI President Responsibility Guide

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Overview of ASI Officer Roles

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ASI President Write-in Candidate Packet

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ASI Board of Directors Candidate Important Documents

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Board of Directors Responsibility Guide

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Overview of ASI Officer and Board of Directors Roles

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Board of Directors Write-in Candidate Packet

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General Candidate Documents

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Election Code

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Qualifications for Office

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Contact Information

Lindsey Lee

Coordinator - Government Affairs