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- The Financial Aid Advocacy Office shall administered by a Board of
Directors, consisting of a Chair, a Director of Legislative
Information, a Director of Campus Information and Outreach, a Director
of University Relations, and a Director of Inter-Collegiate Relations.
- The Administrative Manager shall be an ex-officio member of the
Board of Directors, and responsible for financial oversight of the
Office. Ultimate financial responsibility shall reside with the
- Responsibilities of Directors
- The Chair of the Financial Aid Advocacy Office shall be responsible for
serving as overall coordinator of the activities of the Office and as
facilitator between the Directors of the Financial Aid Advocacy Office in
working to advocate financial aid issues. The Chair shall also be
responsible for reporting the activities of the Office to the Senate.
- The Director of Legislative Information shall be responsible for
keeping abreast of and being an information resource of legislative
information affecting financial aid issues on the national, state, and
local level. This includes communication with the national student
organizations of which the ASSU is a member, and federal and state
- The Director of Campus Information and Outreach shall be
responsible for providing a link between all sectors and communities of
Stanford with the Financial Aid Advocacy Office: providing channels of
communication between the Financial Aid Advocacy Office and the general student
body by disseminating information on financial aid issues and
obtaining student input, and encouraging student involvement and
participation in the issues.
- The Director of University Relations shall be responsible for
facilitating relations between students and the University Financial
Aid Office as well as the rest of the University administration to
improve financial aid on a federal, state, and University level.
- The Director of Inter-Collegiate Relations shall be responsible
for communicating and organizing with other college campuses in
California and nation-wide through work with the national student
organizations of which the ASSU is a member and other student networks.
- Appointment and Terms of Office of Directors
- Availability of these positions shall be advertised, and all
members of the Association shall be given an opportunity to apply for
them. Only members of the Association shall be eligible for these
- The Chair and Directors shall be nominated by a Financial Aid
Office Directors Selection Committee, which shall consist of the Chair
of the Financial Aid Advocacy Office (who shall chair the Committee), one
member of the Council of Presidents, two Senators (one undergraduate
and one graduate), and two current Directors of the Financial Aid
Office. All Directors of the Financial Aid Advocacy Office, Senators and
members of the Council of Presidents shall be eligible to serve as
ex-officio members of the Selection Committee. The Committee may
recommend that the position of Chair be held jointly by co-chairs and
that Directorships may be held jointly as co-directorships, if deemed
- Directors shall be nominated in Spring quarter and confirmed by
a majority vote of the Senate.
- Directors shall serve during the following Summer, Autumn,
Winter, and Spring quarters, or until their successors have taken
- Directors may be removed by a two-thirds vote of the Senate. The
Director(s) in question must be notified in writing of the intent to
introduce such a motion not less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to
the opening of the Senate meeting at which the motion will be
considered, and must be given an opportunity to speak in opposition to
the motion at that meeting.
- Directors shall be paid a salary as specified in the Financial
Aid Office budget.
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