University of Missouri

53-13: An Act to Establish Truman’s Closet as an Auxiliary of the Missouri Students Association

Missouri Students Association
University of Missouri
Bill 53-13

AN ACT TO ESTABLISH TRUMAN’S CLOSET AS AN AUXILIARY OF THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

PURPOSE: To amend Chapter VII of the bylaws pertaining to the addition of an auxiliary within the Executive Branch of the Association.
WHEREAS, Truman’s Closet will provide a service for faculty, staff, and students of the University of Missouri in need of adequate business attire and additional professional resources; AND
WHEREAS, Truman’s Closet will be temporarily financially supported through the Fiscal Year 2014 by the Department of Student Services; AND
WHEREAS, Truman’s Closet will be a permanent fixture of the Association, not a temporary project; AND
WHEREAS, the establishment of Truman’s Closet as an auxiliary will ensure its continued success.

THEREFORE BE IT ENACTED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION SENATE that Chapter VII be amended to read as follows:

Bylaws of the Missouri Students Association

Chapter VII

7.00 CHAPTER SEVEN DEFINED – All duties, powers, and departments of the auxiliaries shall be placed in thischapter of the bylaws.

7.05 FUNDING – MSA shall fund auxiliaries entirely or provide joint funding with the Department of Student Life and Organization Resource Group to provide services to the student body.

7.10 ORGANIZATION – MSA/GPC shall have the authority to direct programming for all auxiliaries in cooperation with the Department of Student Life. The Department of Student Life shall supervise and assist in the pursuit of achieving programming goals set for auxiliaries.

7.15 MSA/GPC LOGO – All auxiliaries shall be required, if receiving funding from the association, to brand products with the MSA/GPC logo using the following guidelines.

(A) TEXT PROCEDURE – If a product is text based, the MSA/GPC Logo shall be placed at the bottom right corner of all publications and promotional material.

(B) AUDIO PROCEDURE – KCOU shall broadcast a ten second bumper at least once a day that announces KCOU as an MSA/GPC Auxiliary.

(1) KCOU in the event of an audio production that pertains directly to MSA/GPC shall announce the stations’ auxiliary status under MSA/GPC.

(C) VIDEO PROCEDURE – MUTV shall place the MSA/GPC logo on all original content or specialty content including advertising in the credits or where appropriate on the advertisement. The MSA/GPC logo shall not be placed on paid advertising and public service announcements.

7.20 STAFF SUPERVISED AUXILIARY – A staff supervised auxiliary shall be operated and overseen by the coordinator or advisor from the Department of Student Life.

(A) COORDINATOR/ADVISOR – A coordinator or advisor of an auxiliary shall be hired by the Department of Student Life and shall serve as the head of the auxiliary.

(B) DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POWERS – A coordinator or advisor shall report to his/her designated supervisor with the Department of Student Life and derive all instruction from him/her.

7.30 STUDENT SUPERVISED AUXILIARY – A student supervised auxiliary shall be operated by a general manager who is a student at the University. Student supervised auxiliaries shall be advised, overseen, and supervised by a designated advisor or coordinator from the Department of Student Life.

(A) GENERAL MANAGER – A general manager of an auxiliary shall be hired internally by the auxiliary amongst its members.

(B) REQUIREMENTS – A general manager must have been a member of the student supervised auxiliary for at least one complete semester before becoming eligible to be hired.

(B) DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND POWERS – A general manager shall liaise with the Secretary of Auxiliaries and derive all instruction from him/her.

7.40 MSA/GPC BOX OFFICE – It shall be the duty of the MSA/GPC Box Office to provide a ticking service for all MSA/GPC events as well as community events. The MSA/GPC Box Office shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.45 MSA/GPC TECH – It shall be the duty of MSA/GPC Tech to provide technical equipment and production support for MSA/GPC events and all other student organizations. MSA/GPC Tech shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.50 CRAFT STUDIO – It shall be the duty of the Craft Studio to provide opportunities for students to explore arts and crafts in a casual and recreational environment. The Craft Studio shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.55 RSVP CENTER – The duty of the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center shall be to provide students with a variety of educational material and resources to raise the overall awareness of sexual violence in an effort to halt the trends of rape and sexual violence. The RSVP Center shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.60 STUDENT DESIGN CENTER – It shall be the duty of the Student Design Center to create professional graphic designs to be used as promotional material for MSA/GPC. The Student Design Center shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.65 STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES – It shall be the duty of Student Legal Services to provide free legal education and consultation to students. Student Legal Services shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.70 WEB DEVELOPMENT TEAM – It shall be the duty of the Web Development Team to assist MSA in web development programs. The Web Development Team shall be a staff supervised auxiliary.

7.75 KCOU – It shall be the duty of KCOU 88.1 FM to provide college radio station programming as well as providing necessary station operating training to the students of the University. KCOU shall be a student supervised auxiliary.

7.80 MUTV – It shall be the duty of MUTV 23 to provide television programming as well as necessary station operating training to students of the University. MUTV shall be a student supervised auxiliary.

7.85 STRIPES – It shall be the duty of STRIPES to provide students with a safe and confidential ride home during nights in which STRIPES is operating. STRIPES shall be a student supervised auxiliary.

7.90 TIGER PANTRY ­- It shall be the duty of Tiger Pantry to provide students, faculty, and staff at the University of Missouri with help acquiring food and additional services to help fight hunger. Tiger Pantry shall be a student supervised auxiliary.

7.95 TRUMAN’S CLOSET – It shall be the duty of Truman’s Closet to offer students, faculty and staff  at the University of Missouri the ability to borrow professional business attire free of charge. This service will also aim to strengthen students’ professional etiquette and image through educational opportunities.

Respectfully Submitted,

Gunnar Johanson
Executive Chief of Staff

Sean Joy
Director of Student Services

Nick Droege
President

Ben Levin
Senator

Dylan Hilton
Senator