Comprehensive Senate Restructuring Amendment:
I. THE SENATE
The Senate shall consist of the following elected representatives:
Eight (8) Senators elected from each class.
III. SENATE COMMITTEES
Five (5) members of the Elections Committee shall be nominated by the Senate.
D. Elections Schedule
2. Spring Elections: the Executive Branch and the
Judiciary Council Chair shall be elected separately from all other positions on the first Tuesday of April. All campaigning and elections guidelines shall apply to candidates . Judiciary Council positions shall be elected the third Tuesday of April.
E. Voting/Candidacy Rules and Eligibility
4. Spring Executive Branch, Judiciary Council, Judiciary Council Chair, and elections are all-campus elections in which seniors may not vote. In Class Senator elections, candidates must be members of the class he/she is representing, and only members of that class are eligible to vote.
5. Candidates may stand for only one position in any individual election, .
G. Election Outcome Rules and Procedures
and Judiciary Council, Elections.
eight (8) candidates in each class receiving the most votes shall fill the eight (8) six (6) Class Senator seats.
three (3) candidates receiving the most votes shall fill the three (3) Judiciary Council seats.
e. If ties among candidates prevent seats from being filled in order, a second election shall be held to determine those seats.
VII. THE JUDICIARY COUNCIL
The Judiciary Council shall consist of
six (6) members:
1 The Judiciary Council Chair.
Five (5) Judiciary Council Members:
Two (2) Student Senators nominated from the Senate and elected by the Senate at the first meeting of the newly-elected Senate after spring elections. These Senators may not serve concurrently on any other committee of the Senate, except their class council and ad hoc committees.
Three (3) members elected from the Student Body at-large who do not hold any other AAS office, to be elected in the main spring election.
Bylaws: VIII. COMMITTEE ELECTIONS
A. Committees shall be filled by election from the in the following order and with any accompanying guidelines:
1. Student Standing Committees
a. Judiciary Council (
two (1) member: may not sit on any other committee)
b. Budgetary Committee (
eight (8) members)
c. Elections Committee (
five (5) members)
d. Dining Services Committee (
five (5) member (s), )
2. Faculty Committees
a. College Council (one (1) member from each class)
b. Committee on Priorities and Resources (
three (3) members, for a two-year term)
c. Committee on Educational Policy (
three (3) members, one (1) for a two-year term)
d. Committee on Admission and Financial Aid (
two (2) member for the one-year term, for the two-year term)
e. Library Committee (
two (2) one (1) member, one (1) ) f. Committee on Discipline ( two (2) male and two (2) female
f. Committee on Health and Safety (
two (2) members)
g. Committee on Physical Education and Athletics (
two (2) one (1) member, )
i. Information Technology Policy Committee (
two (2) one (1) member, )
j. Affirmative Action Advisory Committee (one (1) member)
3. Trustee Committees
a. Advisory Committee on Trusteeship (two (2) members)
b. Committee on Honorary Degrees (
two (2) Juniors, one (1) Senior )
c. Advisory Committee on Student Life (
two (2) from each class )
4. Administrative Committees
a. Space Allocation Committee (one (1) from each class, one (1) Executive Branch member)
b. Interdepartmental Student Fund Committee (one (1) member)
c. Residential Life Committee (one (1) Senior member, one (1) Junior member, one (1)
d. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee (one (1) member)
5. Five College Committees
A. Five College Student Coordinating Board (one (1) member)
B. Any Senator wishing to run for a committee position shall submit
their name to the Vice-President of the AAS, who shall conduct these committee elections. Those receiving the greatest number of votes shall be on the committees. In the case of a tie vote relevant to the outcome of the committee position elections, another vote shall be taken between those parties receiving the tie votes. Every Senator shall have as many votes as there are positions on any specific committee C. The Dean of Students will hold a mandatory meeting for any Senators interested in joining the Disciplinary Committee prior to the meeting when committee elections will take place.
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