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Help Build the Future

It starts with the right leaders

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President

  1. Shall oversee all internal and external affairs.

  2. Shall work with the secretary to create meeting agendas.

  3. Shall preside over Executive and CORR meetings.

  4. Shall maintain order and delegate responsibilities.

  5. Shall ensure the organization operates in conformity with the constitution.

  6. Shall be expected to attend all MAUVSA events.

  7. Cannot concurrently be president of any other VSA.

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Internal Vice President

  1. Shall assume presidential responsibilities in the event the president is unable to perform them.

  2. Shall manage internal affairs with the executive board.

  3. Shall maintain relations among the VSAs within the MAUVSA.

  4. Will mediate and resolve conflicts between executive board and CORR members.

  5. Shall assist other officers.

  6. Shall ensure the organization operates in conformity with the constitution.

 
 
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External Vice President

  1. Shall assume internal vice president responsibilities in the event that the internal vice president is unable to perform them.

  2. Shall act as a liaison between UNAVSA and MAUVSA.

  3. Shall be responsible for publicizing and advertising on behalf of MAUVSA.

  4. Shall act as a media liaison.

  5. Shall seek out new resources for MAUVSA.

  6. Must be able to effectively communicate with the Vietnamese and Vietnamese American community.

  7. Shall ensure the organization operates in conformity with the constitution.

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Treasurer

  1. Shall assume the responsibilities of the external vice president in the event that the external vice president is unable to perform them.

  2. Shall set and balance the budget to be approved by the President.

  3. Shall be responsible for reimbursements.

  4. Shall keep detailed and accurate records of receipts.

  5. Shall seek out monetary sponsorships.

  6. Shall be responsible for applying for grants.

  7. Shall be responsible for the management of MAUVSA bank accounts.

  8. Shall be responsible for coordinating fundraising events.

  9. Shall ensure the organization operates in conformity with the constitution.

 
 
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Secretary

  1. Shall assume the responsibilities of the treasurer in the event the treasurer is unable to perform them.

  2. Shall take meeting minutes and send them to the executive board and CORR within 48 hours of the meeting.

  3. Shall be responsible for keeping detailed and accurate records of events.

  4. Shall maintain and update contact information.

  5. Shall reserve meeting rooms and other necessary spaces.

  6. Shall work with the president to create meeting agendas.

  7. Shall ensure the organization operates in conformity with the constitution.

  8. Shall create and maintain a master calendar of MAUVSA events.

 
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  1. All executive board elections will be open to the public.

  2. The CORR will elect an individual not running for an executive board position to preside over the elections.

  3. The order of elections will follow the order of officers presented in Article IV.

  4. For each office, the order of speeches will be randomized.

  5. Each candidate will have a maximum of three minutes to present a speech during which all other candidates for the same office will not be present.

  6. Each candidate will take questions from the audience for a maximum of five minutes during which all other candidates for the same office will not be present. One motion to extend questioning will be allowed, for a maximum of five additional minutes.

  7. After all the candidates for a particular office have given a speech and have taken questions, deliberations will be held for a maximum of twenty minutes during which none of the candidates are present. One motion to extend deliberation will be allowed, for a maximum of ten additional minutes. Conversely, motions to end deliberations will also be allowed for CORR vote.

  8. Each member school is permitted one vote.

  9. Executive board members are elected with 51% of the required CORR voting quorum.

  10. Results of elections must be immediately announced.

  11. If no single candidate receives 51% of the vote, the number of votes each candidate received can be made public.

  12. A deliberation period with a maximum of ten minutes will occur before each re-vote.

  13. There will be a maximum of three re-votes. If a candidate cannot be elected with 51% of the required CORR voting quorum, the election will be tabled until the next summit.

  14. If a candidate does not win a particular office, he or she is permitted to run for any other subsequent position(s).

  15. If elections cannot be completed in a single session, CORR may vote to adjourn, provided that they select another date to continue.


For any further questions please contact elections@mauvsa.org