CCHS Student Council Officers 2015 Objectives • The primary purpose of the Student Council Officer will be to represent the Student Council body of Copperas Cove High School. • The Student Council Officer will strive to develop and improve relationships between the students, the faculty, the administration, and the community. The Student Council Officer will share in the development and promotion of all general activities of the school. The Student Council Officer will work to develop and encourage leadership throughout the school. The Student Council Officer will work towards the improvement of school spirit, pride and tone. What is A Student Council Officer • • • • • • • • • • • Play an active role in all Student Council sponsored activities Support sponsored events by attendance, participation, and communications with fellow Student Council Officer Be a good communicator and most important polite. Support all Student Council members by staying open to and encouraging new ideas. Uphold all school and regulations and be a positive role model for all students. Represent Copperas Cove High School and the Student Council with pride. Actively seek the opinions of and represent the wishes of the Student Council body. Make a good first impression with people you first meet so that you can represent Copperas Cove High School’s Senior Class; set an example for others. Be a good listener at all times, so you know what’s going on. Always attend officer meetings no matter what unless you have a good excuse, because if you can’t even be counted on to attend a meeting then what can we count on you for? Do the best you can to fulfill your officer duties. Most importantly, always set a good example as a leader Traits of Leadership 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What makes a good leader? Fair and impartial Sense of humor Honest Organized and a Careful Planner Gives Credit for Work Done Involve Others and Work with Team President • • • • • • • • • Create monthly agenda of officer meetings and chapter meetings for advisor approval. Work with Vice-President to set socials. Chairperson of Recruitment Committee (work for 100% membership). The President will preside over all meetings of the CCHS Student Council Officers Chapter. The President shall have the power to appoint committees when necessary. The President, along with the help of the secretary will prepare an agenda for each meeting. The President has the power to call special meetings with the consent the Student Council Officers Advisor. The President, or appointed substitute, shall represent CCHS Student Council Officers body in all official business out of school. The President will attend as many school sponsored activities as possible. Vice President of Planning • Chairperson of Social Committee, locate facility, get pricing, and set dates • Co-Chairperson of Service Committee, locate facility, get pricing, dates, promotion • In the absence of the President, or by request, the Vice President will assume the presidential duties. • The Vice President is responsible to perform any duties assigned by the President. • The Vice President shall accompany the Student Council Officers President at all school activities. • The Vice President ensures that all projects are complete • The Vice President is responsible for communication, including status reporting, escalation of issues that can not be resolved, and making sure projects are completed in budget, on schedule and within scope. Vice President of Media • Act as public relations officer for the chapter • Gather and classify all news. • Create a monthly in-house one page newsletter (posted on class bulletin board and on board by cafeteria). • Prepare articles for publication in local, state, and national media • Help advisor maintain website. • Keep up with posts on chapter social media sites. • Develop a working relationship with local media personnel and supply them with chapter, district, state and or international organizational news that might be of interest to them. Secretary • Keep track of birthday charts for members. • Create bulletin boards. • Create student telephone directory or email directory for all Student Council Officers members. • Secretary shall keep records of all Student Council Officers Meetings • Secretary shall be responsible for all incoming and outgoing information of the officers • Secretary is responsible for preparing CCHS Student Council Officers officer meeting minutes and distributing to all interested parties and posting on website Treasurer • • • • • • • Keep track of points for lettermen's. Keep track of members paying Student Council Officers dues. Keep track of members earned account for competition. Keep accurate account of the receipts and money issues of the CCHS Student Council Officers Chapter. The Treasurer will present expenditures and income to the CCHS Student Council Officers board/members for disbursement. The Treasurer will submit periodic reports on the financial status of CCHS Student Council Officers to the Student Council Officers Advisor and officers. The Treasurer will submit financial reports to the CCHS Student Council Officers officers and advisor at the end of each quarter. Historian • The Historian’s are required to attend all Student Council Officers fundraisers, activities and events. • The Historian’s are responsible for keeping a record of all Student Council Officers activities. • The Historian’s will record descriptions of these events, along with positive and negative comments, in order to evaluate their effectiveness. • Work with advisor to be sure there is a camera at every event and that photos are printed in a timely manner. • Prepare scrapbook for Student Council Officers for end of the year banquet. That includes newspaper clippings, printed programs, tickets, and other items relating to Student Council Officers Events. • Help create video for end of year activity. Project Planner • The Project Planner is responsible for working with the VP of Planning in planning and executing the project(s). It consists of the VP of Planning, Project Planner and a variable number of members, who are brought in to deliver their tasks according to the project schedule. • The Project Planner is responsible for executing tasks • Producing deliverables outlined in the Project Plans • Work with the Vice President of Planning on the development of project plans with officer committee members • Responsible for communicating, including status reporting, making sure projects are completed on schedule and within scope. Logistics Officer’s • Logistics Officer is responsible for knowing the rules of simple parliamentary procedure. • Working with the bylaws to keep chapter bylaws up to date. • Help set up room at each event (be sure proper seating, microphone, and other equipment is working) • Return room to order. • Maintain orderly conduct during meeting. • Execute tasks to ensure that all planned events are set up and ready for events as they are scheduled. • Responsible for creating subcommittees to help with set up and clean up.