This is a great way to get involved in college and looks great on your resume. Many companies look specifically for candidates who have had leadership experience and this is a great way to get that experience while having something to talk about during interviews.
When are they?
November 27th at 5:30pm, 1800 E-Hall
Which positions are open?
- Vice Chair
- Industrial Relations (one of two available)
- Conference (2 positions available)
- Polygon Rep
- Regional Liaison
How do I apply?
At the General Meeting!
On the google spreadsheet!HERE.
By signing up on ASME door (1082 ECB)
On election night!
What do you need to do?
Prepare a 30 sec campaign speech and attend the elections meeting. Please send the Chair or Vice Chair a PowerPoint slide about yourself.
(* denotes full-year position)
Note: See the list above to see which positions are available.
You can contact any of the Current Officers for more information.
Responsible for the organization and successful operation of the student section. Serves as the intermediary between the school and the organization and also works to secure funds. Also in charge of general meetings.
Responsible for the other officers. In charge of business meetings and the maintenance duties including office hours, contact info, calendar planning, etc. Steps in for Chair when absent.
Responsible for maintaining records of the section, ordering office supplies and other material, takes meeting minutes, and organizes the ASME bulletin board.
Responsible for maintaining the financial accounts, approving the budget, authorizing purchases, writing checks for events, and updating reports.
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CO-CHAIR*
Works together with other co-chair to accomplish and gain support from industry for ASME activities through plant trips, speakers, seminars, financial sponsorship and scholarships, and any other corporate supported activities. Works with other officers for corporate support in ASME activities.
Organizes and runs the Fall Initiation Banquet and the Spring Awards Banquet. Secures appropriate facilities, invites appropriate persons, and facilitates the presentation of awards. Also responsible for Outstanding Member Awards.
CONFERENCE CHAIR (*one year position if hosting conference)
Organizes and make arrangements for the student section to attend national and regional conferences. Mainly in charge of planning trips to SLTS (Student Leadership Training Seminar), and to Congress (ASME national Conference).
Informs and encourages participation in contests and competitions sponsored by ASME. Facilitates impromptu design contests. Also prepares and organizes the necessary information for the Ingersoll-Rand Report.
Responsible for representing ASME at Polygon meetings and presenting ASME funding proposals, activities, and needs to Polygon. Informs the section of all pertinent news from Polygon regarding the College of Engineering and Polygon. Also prepares for Career Connections and Homecoming in the Fall.
Responsible for assisting members in academic work. Includes developing and maintaining the exam file, mentoring program between upper and underclassmen, announcing scholarships and loans, having an ME Open House, Pizza with Profs, and other academic programs.
Responsible for raising money for the student section through various activities that may include pizza sales, T-shirt sales, security events, cookouts, notebook sales, etc. Also in charge of trying to set up Auction-An-Engineer charity event with Outreach Chair.
Prepares records for the continuation of tradition and remembrance of the past heritage of the student section. Makes a photo album and scrapbook to commemorate each academic year in the section. They will make sure pictures, programs, and the like are collected at each activity.
Organizes and plans all outreach events with the community and the college. Some of these events include Christmas for Kids, Relay for Life, High School Day on Campus, Girl and Boy Scout Day on Campus, Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, Haunted House, K-12 Outreach, Adopt-a-Block, Blood Drives, ESTEAM, community cleanups, and others.
Oversees logistics of all general meetings including food, drink, and pizza. Organizes and provides all non-industrial speakers and seminars, and lends a hand in the programming needs of the other officers.
Takes necessary steps to publicize all ASME activities including trips, conferences, socials, fundraising, outreach events, meetings, etc. Gathers articles for and puts together “The Lobby” publication of the student section three times a semester.
REGIONAL LIAISON CHAIR
Representing this student section of ASME at regional meetings and events. Maintains records and contact with alumni and organize events, etc. with alumni and professional ASME members.
Responsible for social gatherings of the members. Organizes and undertakes social activities including tailgates, cookouts, bi-annual officer retreats, intramural sports teams, and other social activities.
Prepare and maintains the student section web site. Responsible for updating a calendar of events, sponsor lists, officer lists and contacts, meeting minutes, and other updates. They should also teach those members who are interested in learning more about web site creation.