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Campus Activities Association Officer Responsibilities

Office of the President

  • To represent the entire student activities population in SGA meetings dedicated to student interests and activities
  • To ensure the functioning of the CAA officers and clubs with respect to the constituency representation and duties
  • To ensure the functioning of the CAA as a representative and policy making body
  • To chair bimonthly CAA Meetings and to cast the deciding vote in the event of a tie
  • To act as a liaison between the three branches of government and maintain a ruining dialogue with Clubs, Faculty, and Administration
  • To act as a student advocate on issues concerning the community
  • To facilitate each semester the collection of Club Event Summaries and budgets
  • To serve as a member of the Budget Committee
  • To appoint CAA Parliamentarian
  • To hold office hours as needed
  • To attend events and may be called upon to speak publicly at certain events as seen fit
  • To help facilitate Winter Ball and organize the Homecoming, Club Fairs, and any other events as appointed by the SGA president

Office of the Vice President

  • To assist the CAA President on representative and policy matters
  • To assist the CAA President in pursuing the dialogue between the three branches of the government, Clubs, Faculty, Staff and Administration
  • To act as a student advocate on issues concerning the community
  • To attend bimonthly CAA meetings
  • To oversee April Campus-Wide Elections and September Freshwomen Elections
  • To serve as a voting member of the CAA
  • To chair the Events Committee

Office of Treasurer

  • To maintain accurate balance information for each of the CAA organizations at Trinity and all clubs/associations
  • To attend workshops, office hours and to learn from the SGA treasurer about policies and procedures to facilitate their implementation
  • To assist the Budget Committee, that’s purpose is to allocate, secure, propose, and pass the SGA budget in the fall.
  • To attend bimonthly CAA meetings
  • To serve as a voting member of the CAA
  • To monitor the budgets of all clubs/associations

Budget Committee

  • To ensure the development of an overall financial plan the reinforces the goals priorities of the student body
  • To solicit budget proposals from the S.A. organizations and to hold preliminary budget hearings in the spring
  • To submit the budget to the CAA and in the absence of any serious contention, to propose the budget to the SGA where is will be voted on
  • To be included in the negotiation of the SPS (School of Professional Studies) contribution to the Traditional Events and Publications

Office of Secretary

  • To assist the CAA President in pursuing communication within the CAA and a dialogue between CAA and the Clubs, Faculty, Staff and Administration
  • To type and distribute the agenda at least 24 hours prior to CAA meetings to the SGA officers, CAA and JA presidents
  • To keep a record of CAA attendance and to take roll call
  • To type and distribute the CAA officer list
  • To take the minutes of CAA meetings: including roll call, officer/committee reports, ideas discussed (pros, cons, motions), votes taken, and announcements
  • To keep and supplement the CAA files with the minutes
  • To attend bimonthly CAA meetings
  • To serve as a voting member of the CAA
  • To update the CAA bulletin boards

For more information, please contact Dean Meechie Bowie at 202-884-9611 or via e-mail at bowiem@trinitydc.edu.

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