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Committees and Councils


Board of Directors (BOD): The Board of Directors is the voice and ultimate decision-makers of the Associated Students. BOD is chaired by the AS President and comprised of six student representatives, the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Vice President of Business and Finance, one faculty representative, and several non-voting AS advisors. The Board is responsible for approving, reviewing, and allocating budgets; approving or rejecting bills, resolutions, and proposals submitted to the AS, and implementing functions established by the Restated Bylaws of the AS of CSUC. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair at as-president@csuchico.edu

Government Affairs Committee (GAC): The Government Affairs Committee is chaired by the Executive Vice President. This committee is responsible for approving, allocating and reviewing the Activity Fee budget, establishing AS Elections, establishing regulations governing social and educational jurisdiction of the AS, approving the annual GAC Strategic Plan, and being a voice for all students on campus. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair at as-evp@csuchico.edu

Associated Students Business Committee (ASBC): The Associated Students Businesses Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Business and Finance. This committee is responsible for setting policies and procedures needed for the AS businesses; providing a liaison between management and the student body; as well as and reviewing, monitoring, and approving short and long-term strategy and the one-year operating plan. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair at as-vpbf@csuchico.edu

Bell Memorial Union Committee (BMUC): The Bell Memorial Union Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Facilities and Services. This committee is responsible for establishing procedures and policies for the use of the BMU and all areas funded by the Student Union, including the WREC. This committee also plans for any future construction or lease of facilities related to the BMU. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair at as-vpfs@csuchico.edu

Student Academic Senate (SAS): The Student Academic Senate represents the voice of the student body on academic affairs. SAS is chaired by the AS Director of University Affairs and comprised of seven elected student senators, one for each of the seven colleges within the University. Additionally, several students at large as well as faculty and staff advisors are invited to serve as voting or non-voting members. The Senate is responsible for representing the student voice on issues related to the curricular experience and creates a true link between the Associated Students and Colleges within the University. Senators also serve on campus-wide committees and act as a liaison between students and college administrators to increase communication, interaction, and cooperation between administration, faculty, and the Associated Students. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair at as-universityaffairs@csuchico.edu

Social Justice and Equity Committee (SJEC): The Social Justice and Equity Committee is a funding council chaired by the AS Director of Social Justice and Equity. This committee acts as the representative body of the diverse and multicultural community, advocating for equitable and inclusive policies and procedures throughout the University and statewide. SJEC is open for all students to come and voice any questions, comments or concerns for the diverse opportunities, events and community on our campus. This committee also sponsors the Multicultural Night in the fall and International Festival in the spring. All meeting agendas are made available to the public at least 72 hours in advance if a meeting will be held. For more information, please contact the chair as as-sjec@csuchico.edu.

Legislative Affairs Council (LAC): The Legislative Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Legislative Affairs. This council is responsible for keeping the student body informed of all legislative action that affects students, empowers students to vote by coordinating a campus-based voter registration each semester there is an election, as well as hosting various forums of a political nature. For more information, please contact the chair at as-legaffairs@csuchico.edu

Community Affairs Council (CAC): The Community Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Community Affairs. CAC serves as a council to discuss and create student-driven ideas to solve relevant issues and promote a positive culture shift within our community. For more information, please contact the chair at as-communityaffairs@csuchico.edu

Sustainability Affairs Council (SAC): The Sustainability Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Commissioner of Sustainability Affairs. This council is responsible for making policy recommendations to the Government Affairs, Associated Students Businesses, and Bell Memorial Union committees on issues concerning sustainability, environmental, and social justice. For more information, please contact the chair at as-sustainaffairs@csuchico.edu.

Campus Climate Committee: The Campus Climate Committee is responsible for championing the University’s anti-harassment and anti-retaliation policies and procedures by recommending revisions to those policies, increasing awareness through education and outreach, partnering with campus and community organizations to identify and address all forms of harassment and retaliation, and providing a forum to discuss general campus harassment and retaliation issues.

Campus Fee Advisory Committee (CFAC): The Campus Fee Advisory Committee is responsible for reviewing new student fee proposals and the incremental portion of increases to current fees for the purpose of providing advice to the campus president.

Equal Opportunity Employment Committee: The Equal Opportunity Employment Committee facilitates the goal of physical and programmatic access and equal opportunity to University employment, educational programs, sponsored activities, and events for all persons.

Sustainability Program Fund Allocation Committee (SFAC): The Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee is chaired by the AS Vice President of Facilities and Services. This committee is responsible for accepting proposals and approving allocations to students for sustainable projects or programs. For more information, please contact the VPFS HERE.

Other Councils and Committees listed on Application Form without Descriptions:

  • Academic Integrity Council
  • Campus Equity Council
  • Campus Planning Committee
  • Campus Sustainability Committee
  • Commencement Committee
  • Community Affairs Council
  • Curriculum Advisory Board
  • Faculty Recognition and Support Committee
  • Instructionally Related Activities Board
  • Library Advisory Committee
  • Public Safety Advisory Committee
  • Research Foundation Board
  • Service Learning Advisory Committee
  • Special Major Committee

Office Hours & Location

REGULAR SEMESTER HOURS:

Currently working virtually due to campus closure

OFFICE LOCATION:

BMU 220 (2nd floor of the BMU – inside the Wildcat Leadership Center)
W. 2nd and Chestnut St. • CSU, Chico

Contact Us

Phone: (530) 898-5701
Email: sfenton@csuchico.edu

MAILING ADDRESS:

Associated Students Government Affairs 750
California State University, Chico
400 W 1st Street
Chico, CA 95929