The Chief Advisor will advise the Student Body President on initiatives, legislation, and programs. Additionally, they will work to develop strategic plans to bring initiatives to completion from the President’s office.
Deputy Chief of Staff
The Deputy Chief of Staff will work closely with the Chief of Staff to implement initiatives, foster ideas, and work with Executive Cabinet Members. The Deputy Chief of Staff should have experience managing scheduling and with Google Drive.
The historian will record and archive minutes for the Executive Cabinet as well as Student Government- wide meetings. Additionally, the historian will create and archive the Student Body President’s Manual and maintain a digital archive system.
The Press Secretary will publish press releases on behalf of the Student Body President’s Office and develop relations with local and national media outlets.
The Graphic Designer will develop graphics for initiatives and programs coming out of the Student Body President’s Office.
Secretary of Community Relations
This secretary will be responsible for heading up efforts for Student Government to promote itself and the University in Columbia, South Carolina, and Nationally. This includes visiting high schools, various communities and educational institutions. They will also plan events in which other universities visit Carolina to discuss issues and exchange ideas. This secretary will also work with the Columbia community to improve relations through the integration of community service within Student Government.
Secretary of Athletics
This secretary will be responsible for serving as the official Student Government representative to the Athletics Department. The secretary will work in conjunction with the Senate Athletics Committee to organize a community of students to improve student attendance and publicity for athletic events. Members of Athletics will also work on various programing events that will enhance this component of student life.
Secretary of Academics
Academics will work on a variety of projects that deal with in-class and out-of-class educational experiences for students. This secretary will work closely with the Faculty Senate to build communication and a working relationship. This area will require some partnership with other parts of Student Government to research what can be done to reduce the overall financial burden academics or higher education can have on students, and addressing the issue at state and federal levels. This secretary will also focus on the student advisement process by finding ways to make this experience more efficient and effective. Academics will have put a great emphasis on developing study abroad, undergraduate research, financial aid, internships, jobs and other career development opportunities better for students.
Secretary of Government Relations
This secretary will be in charge of developing and facilitating a working relationship with local, state, and national politicians. They will coordinate all student-lobbying initiatives on the state and national levels. The secretary will oversee the Congressional Advisory Board and Legislative Action Network and will work with the President to appoint students to that board. Some initiatives this secretary will oversee are advocating for a student vote at the Board of Trustees and tuition initiatives.
Secretary of Greek Affairs (2)
This secretary will be in charge of developing a coalition between Greek Life and Student Government. This person will be asked to serve as the representative for Student Government for any council meetings. This secretary will also work to help create a strong communication by working with the President of the Student Body by participating in Greek events and attending meetings.
Secretary of Multicultural Affairs
The role of this secretary will be to promote the importance of diversity and inclusion at the University. They will work with all minority and multicultural groups to create a more inclusive campus and culture. Partnerships will be strengthened with departments such as OMSA, University 101, Housing, and Student Development etc… The Multicultural Affairs Secretary will assist in educating all new and current students about what it means to be diverse and inclusive. The initiatives this secretary will promote and develop will foster an inclusive environment that is devoted to promoting the beliefs and values of the Carolinian Creed. The foundation of their initiatives will be the opportunity to discover, learn and appreciate the diversity that makes up our campus.
Secretary of Safety and Transportation
This secretary will continue to work with on the Uber safe ride program to promote and develop awareness throughout the Carolina Community. They will also work with the current shuttle system to make it more efficient and effective for students. This secretary will work with the USC Police Department to make sure that we are communicating, executing, and enriching current and new initiatives. Additionally, they will also work at educating students on the resources and programs available to them on campus.
Secretary of Student Services
This secretary will be in charge of improving the quality of student life through certain student services provided to students around campus. They will serve on committees dealing with student services and representing the student body and working with groups in the Russell House to help further different initiatives. This secretary will work in collaboration with Academics and Transportation to help enhance those services.
Freshman Council Advisors (2)
These persons will be responsible for overseeing the Freshmen Council. Duties of the FC Advisors are assigned according to the Student Government Constitution and Freshmen Council Charter. FC advisors will be responsible for advertising, recruiting, developing, and advising the Freshman Council.
The Elections Commissioner
The elections commissioner will recruit and appoint members of the commission during the spring semester. This commission will serve to oversee the process and integrity of Student Body Elections. The elections commission will be in charge of leading, evaluating, researching past elections trends to help increase voter turnout for the coming election year. The commission will work with all of Student Government to help promote elections and student involvement within Student Government. The elections commission will also plan the budget for the election as well inauguration.
The AG will assist the President with Student Government legislative and judicial matters. The AG will assist the President in organizing the new Constitutional Council. The Attorney General will also serve as the official liaison to the Carolina Student Judicial Council (CSJC).
Secretary of Campus Outreach
The secretary will serve as a liaison between Student Government and Campus Organizations. They will work to compile a campus events calendar and represent Student Government at Campus Organizations.
Secretary of Veteran Affairs
This secretary will serve as a liaison between Student Veterans and Student Government. This secretary will work on programs and initiatives to better the Student Veteran experience.
Secretary of Environmental Affairs
This secretary will work on initiatives and programs to make the University more environmentally friendly. Additionally, they will work with the Environmental Affairs committee on student senate to pass environmentally friendly legislation.
The Communications Director will oversee the Communications Team and will work to continue to develop optimal ways for Student Government to communicate with the student body.
The Cockstock director will work with Carolina Productions to put on a successful Cockstock. This will include managing volunteers, programming, and budgeting.
It’s On Us Director
The It’s On Us Director will serve to continue sexual assault prevention on college campus prevention at the University. They will serve as a liaison between the University and the national It’s On Us organization to implement programs and initiatives to prevent sexual assault on college campuses.
Secretary of Alumni Relations
The Secretary of Alumni Relations will work with the My Carolina Alumni Association to build relationships with Alumni and work on programs to do so.
Secretary of Health and Wellness
This secretary will work with Healthy Carolina and the Student Health Center to develop initiatives to break the Mental Health stigma and help build a healthy Carolina community.
Secretary of University Relations
This secretary will work to fill student representatives on university committees and serve as a liaison between the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Student Body President.