Constitution of the Student Bar Association
Article IV: Duties
Section 3: Vice President of Operations
The Vice President of Operations shall, in the absence of the President, preside over the meetings of the Association and the Board of Governors. The Vice-President of Operations is also charged with student locker rentals, upkeep, and records. In addition, the Vice President of Operations shall chair the policy committee, composed of the President, Secretary, Senate of College Councils Representative, Students’ Association Law School Representative, and members of the Board of Governors. In addition, the Vice President of Operations shall solicit applications for up to five appointed positions on the policy committee. Applications shall be solicited during the time of regular fall elections (Freshlaws are eligible) and applicants will be reviewed and selected by the Board of Governors. Policy committee appointees will be non-voting members of the Board of Governors.
The Vice-President shall also serve as the Law-Student Ombudsman to aid any student who feels discriminated against or unfairly treated. The Vice-President will investigate complaints, recommend solutions, report to the Board of Governors on major of recurring problems, and suggest necessary system changes.
Section 4: Vice President of Programming
The Vice President of Programming shall manage all programs that do not arise out of a policy concern. In addition, the Vice President of Programming shall chair the programming committee, composed of the President, Treasurer, American Bar Association Representative and Texas State Bar Representatives as well as members of the Board of Governors.
Section 5: Secretary
The Secretary shall keep a permanent record of the meetings of the Association and of the Board of Governors, and shall perform the duties generally devolving on the office including maintenance of all written reports and records of the Board of Governors and its committees. The Secretary is also charged with producing any administrative record or document that is requested by a majority of the Board of Governors or ten percent of the members of the Association by petition.
B. Committee Coordinator
The Secretary will also serve as the Committee Coordinator who shall have the responsibility for coordinating and overseeing the committee system. The Secretary will report regularly to the Board of Governors on the status of each committee.
SBA Executive Board
President: Tom Hillbrand
VP Operations: Katie Ostrander
VP Programming: Angela Daniel
Treasurer: Franci Blake
Secretary: Austin Light
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