Are you an Honors Partner looking for a chance to earn Honors Leadership? Do you want an active role in the Honors Program? If so, you should consider running for Honors Student Government. HSG members are advocates and leaders in the Honors community and are crucial to the continued evolution of the Program.
Each of the following positions is open for re-election:
President (1) – Chairs all Honors Student Government meetings; oversees activities of other officers and committees; provides leadership and supervision; maintains focus and direction of the Program; supervises Executive Board; and attends and serves as a voting member at the University Honors Program Committee quarterly meetings.
Vice President/Treasurer (1) – Assists the president as needed and serves as a leader in the absence of the president. Oversees committees and committee chairs. Coordinates financial details with HSG advisor. Takes attendance at all HSG meetings and events.
Academic Representative (2) – Serve as liaison between the Honors Program faculty, staff, and students. Attends and serves as a voting member at the University Honors Program Committee quarterly meetings. Other duties may include HSG constitution updates, hosting town halls, etc.
Ambassador Co-Chair (2) – Coordinates and leads a committee of student volunteers to welcome and recruit prospective Honors students. Helps provide Honors representation at Admission events and works with Honors staff to train and assign students to assist at customized campus visits and Zoom events with prospective students.
Service Co-Chair (2) – Develop service opportunities for Honors Program students; plan and supervise service events and collaborate with organizations both within and outside of DePaul. Encourage Honors student involvement in service activities. Establish Honors teams for major fundraising events.
Social Co-Chairs (2) – Plan and lead events and activities to encourage Honors Program student involvement. Promote social events to Honors students to encourage attendance. Chair the annual Honors Ball and oversee all aspects of planning the event including theme, decorations, refreshments, and publicity.
Who is eligible to run?
- Eligible candidates must have Honors Partnership (10 Honors Points in D2L) to run for election and must be available to serve the duration of the academic year.
- Candidates are expected to deliver their statement in-person at the last HSG meeting of the Spring Quarter on Friday, May 12th at 2:30pm in Arts & Letters Hall 207.
- Online elections will open after the HSG meeting on Friday, May 12th and close on Monday, May 22nd.
How do I enter the election?
To enter the election, email Priscilla Bautista, email@example.com with the following information, no later than Monday, May 8th.
- First and last name
- Year in school in Fall 2023
- HSG position you are running for
- A statement explaining why you are interested in this position, previous or current leadership positions you have held (in any organization) or experiences you have had that would make you a good fit, and at least one idea or initiative that you would like to contribute to HSG in this role if elected.