Student Government Positions

Executive Board

President

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • A minimum of 60 credit hours completed
      • A minimum of 30 credit hours completed at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI
    • Duties of this position:
      • Serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Student Government and Chairman of the Executive Board
      • Appoint an Executive Cabinet and committees
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Student Government Committees
      • Call the Student Senate and Executive Board into special sessions with at least 48 hours’ notice to the respective members
      • Speak within the Student Senate but hold no vote

Executive Vice-President

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
      • A minimum of 50 credit hours completed
      • A minimum of 25 credit hours completed at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI
    • Duties of this position:
      • Serve as the Chairman of the Student Senate and cast the tie-breaking vote
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Introduce legislation into the Student Senate as necessary and ensure that all boards and committees report bi-weekly to the Student Senate
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Student Government Committees
      • Serve as the student representative to the Staff and Faculty Senate of Lawrence Technological University or delegate a senator for this position
      • Call the Student Senate into special sessions with at least 48 hours’ notice to the respected members

Vice-President of Finance

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Duties of this position:
      • Serve as the Chief Financial Officer
      • Serve on the Student Government Executive Board
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Introduce legislation into the Student Senate as necessary but shall not vote
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Student Government Committees
      • Keep a permanent and public record of financial transactions
      • Report bi-weekly to the Student Senate on finances

Vice-President of Public Relations

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Duties of this position:
      • Maintain Student Senate vote count
      • Serve on the Student Government Executive Board
      • Perform clerical duties as assigned by the President
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Introduce legislation into the Student Senate as necessary but shall not vote
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Student Government Committees
      • Keep minutes of the Judicial Review Committee but shall not vote
      • Keep a record of the history of this governing body, research and archive past events, and provide access for all students to this information

Vice President of Programming

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Duties of this position:
      • Chair Student Senate Programming Committee
      • Serve on the Student Government Executive Board
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Introduce legislation into the Student Senate as necessary but shall not vote
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Student Government Committees
      • Report bi-weekly to the Student Senate on campus wide programming
      • Maintain records of programming which directly impacts the student body as a whole
      • Collaborate with the Office of Student Engagement on projects

Vice-President of External Affairs

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Duties of this position:
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Report monthly to the Student Senate on Statewide and/or Citywide affairs.
      • Serve on the Student Government Executive Board
      • Introduce legislation into the Student Senate as necessary but shall not vote
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present them to the Student Senate
      • Act as a liaison between the Student Government and the administration of Lawrence Technological University
      • Keep a record of outreach and community activities which directly impact the student body.

Parliamentarian

      • Qualifications:
        • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
      • Duties of this position:
        • Chair the Judiciary Review Committee
        • Appoint two (2) non­-senator students to the Judicial Review Committee
        • Serve as an ex-officio member of the Executive Board
        • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
        • Investigate problems affecting students and present solutions to the Student Senate
        • Ensure all meetings of Student Government run according to Robert’s Rules of Order
        • Introduce necessary amendments to the Constitution and/or Bylaws
        • Facilitate recall/impeachment hearings
        • Ensure all bills, grants, resolutions, and legislation passed by the Student Senate follow the guidelines of this constitution
        • Interpret the Constitution, Bylaws, and other official governing documents created by the Student Government
        • Ensure all officially recognized student organizations have democratic constitutions

Judicial Review Committee

Judicial Assistant – Non-Senator Position

- Compensation: $50 per term ($25 per semester)
Duties of this position:
   • Perform duties as assigned by the Parliamentarian

Judicial Assistant – Senator Position

  • Compensation: $50 per term ($25 per semester)
    Duties of this position:
       • Perform duties as assigned by the Parliamentarian

Senate Body

Senator

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3
      • Must be currently enrolled at  Lawrence Technological University
    • Duties of this position:
      • Attend all meetings of the Student Government as outlined in the Organizational Bylaws
      • Attend all assigned committee meetings
      • Introduce and vote on legislation as necessary
      • Investigate problems affecting students and report to the Senate Leader
      • Maintain good standing as outlined in Article XI of the Constitution

District Leader

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3
      • Must be currently enrolled at  Lawrence Technological University
    • Duties of this position:
      • Serve the constituents of his/her district
      • Serve as the official spokesperson of the district and communicate all updates and changes to the students within the district
      • Attend all meetings of the Student Senate
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present solutions to the Student Senate
      • Speak within the Student Senate and vote to represent his/her district
      • Communicate with senators within his/her district about legislation
      • Introduce necessary amendments to the Constitution and/or Bylaws

Senate Leader

    • Qualifications:
      • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3
      • Must be currently enrolled at  Lawrence Technological University
    • Duties of this position:
      • Serve the constituents of his/her district
      • Serve as the official spokesperson of the Student Senate
      • Serve as an ​ex-officio ​member of the Executive Board
      • Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and Student Senate
      • Investigate problems affecting students and present solutions to the Student Senate
      • Speak within the Student Senate and vote to represent his/her district
      • Communicate weekly with senators
      • Issue charters for student organizations
      • Appoint replacements for vacancies in the Student Senate as outlined in the Organizational Bylaws
      • Introduce necessary amendments to the Constitution and/or Bylaws
      • Appoint three (3) Senators to serve on the Judicial Review Committee