ASMSU 2020-B-06

 

Sponsor:                     Kacie Cummings

Co-Sponsors:             Ambika Murali

                                    Rachel Schmidt

                                    Lauren O’Neill

 

Vote Required:          Majority

 

Sections: V-i through VIII-ii

 

Intent: To improve structure and clarify language in articles V, VI, VII and VIII.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTICLE V: ASMSU OFFICIALS

 

General V-i

ASMSU Officials shall be defined as any persons holding elected or appointed offices within ASMSU. The Bylaws shall provide for any additional ASMSU Officials and shall state their qualifications and duties of office.

 

Qualifications V-ii

Every ASMSU member, as defined in article three, shall be eligible is qualified to seek election or appointment as an ASMSU Official, so long as the member is in good academic standing and meets the requirements set forth in the ASMSU Constitution and Bylaws. No person shall hold or be a candidate for more than one ASMSU elected position at the same time.

 

Assuming Duty V-iii

No incoming elected ASMSU Official shall assume official duties until installed. No appointed ASMSU Official shall assume official duties until the ASMSU Senate has confirmed the appointment by a majority vote. All outgoing ASMSU Officials shall work to ensure an orderly transition to official duties.

 

ARTICLE VI: PRESIDENT

 

 

Election VI-i

There shall be an ASMSU President elected on a joint ticket with the ASMSU Vice President. They shall serve a term of one year, or until their successors are elected and qualified.

 

Duties VI-ii

The ASMSU President shall:

  • Uphold the ASMSU Constitution and Bylaws;
  • Serve as the official representative of ASMSU and Students;
  • Act as an ex-officio, non-voting member of all ASMSU committees, boards, and taskforces;
  • Fulfill the duties set forth by the ASMSU Bylaws.

 

Powers VI-iii

Executive powers of ASMSU shall be vested in the ASMSU President. The ASMSU President shall have the ultimate power over all Student-hired positions as stated in the Bylaws. The ASMSU President shall have the power to veto any bill passed by the ASMSU Senate. The veto must be announced before the close of the next regularly scheduled ASMSU Senate meeting. The ASMSU Senate has the option to override the ASMSU President’s veto as described in section IX-iii.

 

Vacancy VI-iv

In the event of the vacancy of the office of the ASMSU President, the ASMSU Vice President

shall assume the office and duties of the ASMSU President in addition to their duties as ASMSU Vice President for the remainder of the original term or until successors are elected and qualified.

 

Limited Term VI-v

No person shall hold the office of the ASMSU President for more than two terms.

 

ARTICLE VII VICE PRESIDENT

Election VII-i

There shall be an ASMSU Vice President elected by the Student body as outlined in section VI-i.

 

Duties VII-ii

The ASMSU Vice President shall:

(a) Uphold the ASMSU Constitution and Bylaws;

(b) Act as the official representative of ASMSU and Students in the absence of the ASMSU President;

(c) At the discretion of the ASMSU President, act as an ex-officio, non-voting member of anyASMSU committees, boards, and taskforces;

(d) Fulfill the duties set forth by the ASMSU Bylaws;

(e) Fulfill duties as delegated by the ASMSU President.

 

Vacancy VII-iii

In the event of the vacancy of the office of ASMSU Vice President, the ASMSU President shall appoint a replacement, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the ASMSU Senate. The confirmed ASMSU Vice President shall serve for the remainder of the original term until successors are elected and qualified.

 

Limited Term VII-iv

No person shall hold the office of ASMSU Vice President for more than two terms.

 

ARTICLE VIII: BUSINESS MANAGER

 

Appointment VIII-i

There shall be an ASMSU Business Manager appointed by the ASMSU President, subject to

confirmation by a majority vote of the ASMSU Senate. The ASMSU Business Manager shall serve a term of one year, or until their successor is appointed and confirmed.

 

Duties VIII-ii

(a) Uphold the ASMSU Constitution and Bylaws;

(b) Fulfill the duties set forth by the ASMSU Bylaws;

(c) Fulfill finance and administrative duties as delegated by the ASMSU President.

 

Vacancy VIII-iii

In the event of the vacancy of the position of ASMSU Business Manager, the position shall be filled as described in section VIII-i. The appointed ASMSU Business Manager shall serve for the remainder of the original term or until their successor is appointed and confirmed.