University of Missouri

54-14: An Act Adjusting the Confirmation Process

Missouri Students Association

University of Missouri

Bill 54-14

AN ACT ADJUSTING THE CONFIRMATION PROCESS

PURPOSE:  To formalize the confirmation process under the purview of the Missouri Students Association Senate Operations Committee in Chapter II, Section 2.7(A) for all future confirmations.

WHEREAS, Current Senate Speaker Benjamin J. Bolin established a more comprehensive, relevant and thorough confirmation process for the MSA Operations Committee; AND

WHEREAS, This process has prompted candidates for MSA Leadership positions to take their roles more seriously; AND
WHEREAS, Current Operations Chair Nicholas R. Schwartz has maintained and improved upon the confirmation process; AND
WHEREAS, In order to ensure future confirmations for all appointments are held to similar professional standards, specific criteria must be established within in the Bylaws; AND

WHEREAS, These criteria ought to include the candidate’s application for the respective Leadership position applied for, current resume as well as a current student academic profile; AND

WHEREAS, This information is used solely for the purpose of determining the candidates qualification for the Leadership position, including any Bylaw requirements.=

THEREFORE BE IT ESTABLISHED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION HERE ASSEMBLED that the following Bylaw changes take effect upon passage:

 

2.70 OPERATIONS COMMITTEE – The Senate Operations Committee shall be tasked with overseeing the successful fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities of the association.
(A) APPOINTMENT CONFIRMATIONS – The Operations Committee shall be tasked with approving all appointments made by the President and the Speaker per the following criteria: Immediately upon selecting any appointee(s), the President and the Speaker shall submit any application(s) the appointee(s) completed for the position(s) to the Operations Committee chairman.  It shall be the duty of the appointee(s) to submit a current resume to the Operations Committee forty-eight (48) hours prior to the appointee(s) confirmation date.  It shall be the duty of the Missouri Students Association Advisor to ensure GPA requirements are met for all appointees.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Nicholas R. Schwartz

Operations Committee Chairman

Emily Smith

Senator

Benjamin J. Bolin

Senate Speaker