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Organization

  1. 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.

  2. 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 Senate.

  3. Responsibilities of Directors

    1. 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.

    2. 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 congressional offices.

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

  4. Appointment and Terms of Office of Directors
    1. 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 positions.

    2. 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 appropriate.

    3. Directors shall be nominated in Spring quarter and confirmed by a majority vote of the Senate.

    4. Directors shall serve during the following Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters, or until their successors have taken office.

    5. 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.

    6. Directors shall be paid a salary as specified in the Financial Aid Office budget.



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