Appointed Positions

Applications are currently available here.

Chief Student Life Officer

     The Chief Officer of Student Life targets any non-academic issues or concerns that students may have and works to promote a safe and welcoming campus climate for everyone. This position serves as a platform for student voices to be heard, and for the advancement of equity and inclusion at UMD. The Officer of Student Life will serve as the chair of the Student Life committee, as well as the Student Experiences governance committee.  

Chief External Affairs Officer

     The Chief of External Affairs Officer is chair of the External Affairs committee which represents University on the legislative level. The main focus of the Chief Officer of external affairs is the coordination and scheduling of lobby days. Moreover, External Affairs does a lot of events on campus, such as "Night walk" and "Life after the dorms." Any full-time student with a minimum of 12 credits at the time of elections is eligible.

Student Representative to the Board of Regents

     The Representative to the Board of Regents acts as a voice for the students of the University of Minnesota system to the Board of Regents, the highest decision-making authority for all University of Minnesota campuses. They hold both the interests of UMD as well as the interests of the system in mind when giving feedback to the Board. The representative is required to attend these meetings with the Regents and voice student concerns and also work with the other student representatives to craft a yearly student report to the board. This position is recommended by a committee different than the rest of the director positions.

Speaker of Congress

     The Speaker of Congress for Student Government Association is responsible for overseeing weekly Congressional Sessions. They put together the agenda, run the meeting according to Robert's Rules, and act as an impartial mediator throughout the meeting. The speaker also acts as an ex officio member of all Congressional Committees in order to ensure that committees are run properly.

Associate Speaker of Congress

     The Associate Speaker performs all duties of the speaker if the speaker is absent. This position is also the chair of the Committees on Committees. This position is voted on by Congress.

Public Relations Director

     The Director of Public Relations is responsible for promoting events, initiatives and activities Student Government Association is working on through the use of social media, display cases, tabling, or any other means of advertisement. 

Bulldog Lyft Director

     The Bulldog Lyft director is in charge of communicating with the Cab company or companies who we are partnered with as well as pursuing promoting the program to students through various channels.

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

     This position is to be the primary contact between UMD Student Government  Association and Multicultural Center. The director aids in promoting diversity and inclusion within UMD Student Government Association and the Multicultural Center. The director will be voted on by the Multicultural Center leaders. 

Rules and Elections Director

     The Rules and Elections Director's main role is to oversee both fall and spring elections, and be the direct line of communication for interpreting the constitution and bylaws to Congress.

Systems Administrator

     The Systems Administrator is responsible for managing to Student Government  Association website and maintaining any other hardware or software technologies within Student Government  Association.

Sustainability Director

     The Sustainability Director acts as a liaison between Student Government  Association and the Office of Sustainability, advocate for students' concerns on issues of sustainability, and help make UMD a more sustainable campus.

Chief of Staff

     The Chief of Staff is in charge of all members. Their job is to take minutes at the meetings and highlight important dates and events, as well as record attendance of all members throughout the semester(s). 

Senator Role Description

     Each Senator position is a chance to make decisions systemwide and work on behalf of all students at UMD. In this position, you will serve on the Student Senate Committee with Students from all University of Minnesota campuses. You will also serve on the Academic Affairs Committee and meet with your respective dean representing your specific college within the UMD community. In this position, you have the chance to effect change and represent your classmates and friends on matters that are important to your specific collegiate unit and its functioning. This is an opportunity to serve as an advocate to support causes preserving the student voice and needs at UMD. As well as, a chance to network and build professional relationships and leadership skills.