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ASWSUHS

The Associated Students of Washington State University Health Sciences (ASWSUHS) is the representative body of undergraduate, graduate and professional students at WSU Spokane.

ASWSUHS Committees

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Health Fair Committee

Four to six students on this committee will work with the ASWSUHS president and to plan the annual Community Health Fair. This interprofessional event helps connect the Spokane community through free health screenings, education and activities for the whole family. Expected time commitment is 20+ hours, with multiple meetings with the committee during the late fall and spring semester. You will also need to be in attendance at the Community Health Fair.

Interested? Contact: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Elections Committee

Two student members on this committee will work with the Student Involvement Coordinator to interpret the guidelines for elections outlined in the ASWSUHS Constitution and By-Laws to conduct the 2020-21 elections. All cases of election violations will go through the Elections Committee to determine whether or not established rules were followed. Expected time commitment is 15-20 hours for the academic year.

Interested? Contact: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Student Life/Campus Improvement Committee

Four to six students on this committee will work with the ASWSUHS President to research and implement measures on campus that improve the student experience. Important topics to explore this year include: Jensen-Byrd expansion and amenities, Diversity Center amenities, Intramural Sports league coordination, the Fitness Center, and many more! Expected time commitment is 1-2 meetings per month.

Interested? Contact: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Legislative Affairs and Outreach Committee

Four to six students on this committee will work with the ASWSUHS Director of Legislative Affairs and Outreach to organize student engagement opportunities and civic engagement events for the students of WSU Spokane. The committee will be offered the option of attending meetings with local legislators to present the ASWSUHS legislative agenda items, and will help plan ASWSUHS Coug Day at the Capital. Expected time commitment is 2-3 meetings per month, plus optional attendance at planned events and meetings with local legislators.

Interested? Contact: spok,aswsu.out@wsu.edu

Travel Grant Committee

Three to four students on this committee will work with the ASWSUHS Chief of Staff and ASWSUHS Senators to determine eligible students and award amounts for the ASWSUHS Travel Grant program. Expected time commitment is 2-3 meetings each semester, depending on the established Travel Grant cycles.

Interested? Contact: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

SEB Committees

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Winter Formal Committee

Six to eight students on this committee will work with the Director of SEB and other staff to plan the 3rd Annual WSU Spokane Winter Formal. This special interprofessional social event will help build the sense of community on our campus by letting us celebrate our friendships with other students. Expected time commitment is 20+ hours, with multiple meetings with the committee during the late fall and winter months; plus, attendance at the Winter Formal.

Interested? Contact: spok.seb.director@wsu.edu

Cougar Dash Committee

Six to eight students on this committee will work with the Director of SEB and other staff to plan the community Cougar Dash 5k. This a community wide event that will help connect the community with our campus. The committee will help to create an amazing race day by providing ideas to create a successful event. Expected time commitment is 20+ hours, with multiple meetings with the committee during the late fall and winter months; plus, attendance at the Cougar Dash 5k.

Interested? Contact: spok.seb.director@wsu.edu

University Committees

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Each of the following committees are run by the University and attempt to have representation from each program on campus in addition to one student representative who will be the voice of the students on our campus.

Campus Safety Committee

One student will work with WSU Spokane staff to address safety concerns on WSU’s campus and how to improve and implement safety measures for all individuals on our campus. This student would also be available for other students to notify with any potential safety concerns. Expected time commitment is one meeting per month for the academic year. The meetings are the first Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. (More information on the Campus Safety Committee).

Interested? Contact:spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Student Wellbeing Workgroup

The Student Wellbeing Work Group considers student wellbeing through SAMHSA’s eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social health measures.  These dimensions are interconnected with one building on another.  The committee consists of students, faculty, and staff with a focus on developing ideas and programs related to promoting student wellbeing on campus. This committee also focuses on suicide prevention.

Contact: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Parking Committee

One student will work with WSU Parking services to discuss relevant and important issues relating to parking availability and structure on our campus. Expected time commitment is 1-2 meetings per semester. The Parking Appeal Board meets to adjudicate infractions. They meet few times over the year depending on infraction load.

Interested? Contact spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee

Four students are needed on the S&A Fee Committee for the Fall S&A Cycle. Members of the committee are responsible for interpreting the S&A Fee spending guidelines and allocating S&A Fees and Reserves accordingly to groups and organizations requesting support.

We will need one representative from each of the following programs to serve on the committee for one academic year:

  • Nursing (Undergrad)
  • Pharmacy (Professional and Graduate)
  • Medicine (Professional)
  • Speech and Hearing (Undergrad)
  • Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (Undergrad)
  • Yakima (Undergrad, Grad, or Professional).

Expected time commitment is 10-14 hours for the academic year.

Interested? Contact spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu.

Campus Violence Prevention Committee

The Campus Violence Prevention Committee is charged with coordinating a campus-wide (including online programs) violence prevention educational program for students, faculty, and staff that is inclusive of topics such as bystander training, Title IX, Violence Against Women Act, and any other requirements as expressed by law or WSU policy.

Interested? Contact spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu

GEISO

GEISO is the gender expression and identity and sexual orientation committee.  It is a system-wide committee that advises the president on LGBTQ issues.  Students should be interested in the issues concerning the LGTBQ community.

Interested? Contact spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu