May 25, 2017

Elections

Thank you for your interest in running for a position on the SEBS Governing Council! As the official student governing body for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University, the SEBS Governing Council (SGC) is here to represent students and their interests to faculty, administrators, and the greater Rutgers community.

Every SEBS student who wishes to be appointed to a currently vacant position on the SEBS Governing Council after the Spring Election in April has ended and before the Fall semester has ended can read the SGC Petition Form.

 

2017 Spring Elections for 2017-18 Academic Year

Information Sessions:

April 17th 7:30 PM Cook Student Center Room 202 BC

April 20th 8 PM Cook Student Center Room 202 A

Below you will find information on how to go about the election process. Email any questions or concerns to internalaffairs@sgc.rutgers.edu or council@sgc.rutgers.edu

Running for a Position

  • Email the Internal Affairs Chair (internalaffairs@sgc.rutgers.edu) before the first day of elections with the following information:
  • Name
  • RUID
  • Major
  • Positions that candidates are interested in
  • Resume
  • Letter of Intent (at least 50 words)
  • Information must be received no later than 11:59pm April 21st 
  • Candidate’s name will appear on the online ballot as a selectable option for voters

 

Campaigning and Electioneering Please read our  Spring 2017 Election Guidelines for rules and regulations on campaigning and electioneering, which will only be permitted during this period.
Election Results Results of the election will be posted on this page and the SGC homepage, as well as our Sakai group which all SEBS students have access to.

 

Available Positions

All available positions for 2017-18 are listed here.

Responsibilities of Members

All members of the SGC are expected to make every General Body Meeting in addition to committee, Senate, or RUSA meetings, depending on their respective position. All members have to follow SGC Attendance Guidelines. Below are the descriptions and responsibilities of the available seats on the SGC:

University Senator

The role of a University Senator is to voice the concerns and interests of SEBS students at University Senate meetings, and to report back to the SGC. Senators may be in any SEBS major. All Senators must attend University Senate meetings (once a month on Friday afternoons).

Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) Representative

The role of a RUSA Representative is to voice the concerns and interests of SEBS students at Rutgers University Student Assembly meetings, and to report back to the SGC. RUSA Reps. may be in any SEBS major. All RUSA Reps. must attend RUSA meetings (once every two weeks on Thursday nights at 7 pm).

Major Representatives

The role of a Major Representative (the largest component of the SGC) is to voice the concerns and interests of students in their repective SEBS major. Major Reps. must be majoring in the field their position represents. All Major Reps. must also serve on one of the SGC’s committees.

Class Representatives

The role of a Class Representative is to voice the concerns and interests of students in their repective class year. Class Reps. may be in any SEBS major. All Class Reps. must also serve on one of the SGC’s committees.

Transfer Representative

The role of the Transfer Representative is to voice the concerns and interests of transfer students to SEBS. The Transfer Rep. may be in any SEBS major. The Transfer Rep. must also serve on one of the SGC’s committees.

 

Questions

If you have any questions, email internalaffairs@sgc.rutgers.edu or council@sgc.rugers.edu