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About the Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD)
The Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD) is an component comprised of HBCU students and focuses on issues relating to students and HBCU's. The Student Assembly Board of Directors serves as the "voice" for HBCU students and HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF). SABoD represents from every accredited HBCU across the country which students are eligible to serve on the board and is govern under HCF Board of Directors. SABoD board members will also participate in recruiting for their HBCU's, mentoring future college seekers and current college students and attending leadership conferences and meetings.
The Student Assembly Board of Directors was established to represent the concerns of students at HBCU's throughout the country. Student involement in activities academically and physically at their HBCU campuses is the paramount to the future to building a greater student body. Invovlement in the Student Assembly Board of Directors is a great opportunity for students to come together in learning about issues, becoming involved, and meeting lifelone acquaintances. All students must work towards a common goal; that is, to building a better community for African-American's and how to help advance HBCU's for future college seekers and serving them academic excellence historically for years to come
Who Governs the Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD)?
The Student Assembly Board of Directors is governed by an elected HCF Board of Director liaison coordinator and the student board will of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Director of Communications, Director of Social Affairs and Two (2) Student Board Ambassadors, all of whom will represent and discuss issues affecting HBCU's, students and the HBCU Campaign Fund organization.
Application Process and Running For Office
As HCF begin it's first year of this program, we hope that being an officer for the Student Assembly Board of Directors will be a great learning experience, which will allow students for opportunity to get involved and learn about as well as better HBCU's and the HBCU Campaign Fund organization.
HBCU students are eligible to run for the Office of Student Assembly Board President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Director of Communications, Director of Social Affairs and Student Board Ambassador. In the future, there will be possible elections for Nominating Board Chair and members (One Chair and two members). Elections are held annually in September. First, Second and third year students are encourage to submit nominations.
For temporary, elections will be held via internet poll where the candidates will have to campaign to be voted in by peers, family and friends. The polls will be housed on HBCU Campaign Fund website under the Student Assembly Board of Directors section.
To run for an office of Student Assembly Board of Directors, you can download the application here. Applications must be postmarked OR e-mail date no later than Thursday, September 1, 2016. Applications must be in PDF format and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board Liaison Coordinator serves on HCF Board of Directors, and is the main contact and coordinator for the Student Assembly Board of Directors with HCF Board of Directors.
Kalauna R. Carter