Appointed Positions

The following positions must meet the CSU system wide requirement of eligibility, which includes: A 2.0 GPA or higher, attended one semester at Cal Poly Pomona, having taken and received credit for at least six semester units, and being in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct & Integrity and having not exceeded the unit load maximum.

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Attorney General

The ASI Attorney General is an Executive Member, the chair of the ASI Rules and Policies Committee and serves on the ASI Board of Directors and Cabinet, ASI Finance Committee, ASI Governmental Affairs Committee, ASI Inter-Council Committee, and ASI Facilities and Operations Committee.

The Attorney General is authorized to:

  • Serve as Parliamentarian on ASI committees and assist to conduct all meetings under Robert’s Rules of Order.
  • Ensure organization and entity-wide compliance with and consistent application of ASI rules, codes, policies and the ASI By-Laws as well as applicable state and/or federal law.
  • Review ASI By-Laws to ensure that council or club By-Laws do not conflict with the ASI‘s, and assign student clubs to a council in coordination with the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers.
  • Act as a point of contact for students and student organizations to bring forth resolutions, bills, and other legislation to the Rules and Policies Committee.

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Treasurer

The ASI Treasurer is an Executive Member, the chair of the ASI Finance Committee, member of the Cabinet and Board of Directors and liaison for the ASI Rules and Policies Committee.

The Treasurer is authorized to:

  • Maintain oversight over the usage and spending of all ASI fees as well as serve as the student voice on University budgetary issues.
  • Chair the ASI Joint Budget F&O/Finance Committee Meetings.
  • Oversee fiscal matters pertaining to clubs and councils through the ASI Finance Committee.
  • Provide outreach to Treasurers from clubs and councils by offering budget workshops and assistance with forms.
  • Plan and implement all ASI Annual Budgeting Workshops.
  • Assisting with the drafting of the ASI Budget.

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Secretary of External Affairs

The Secretary of External Affairs is the chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee and attends monthly meetings as a Cal Poly Pomona representative of the California State Student Association (CSSA).

The Secretary of External Affairs is authorized to:

  • Keep ASI informed of any federal and/or state legislation that affects Cal Poly Pomona and the student body.
  • Promote outreach activities, awareness drives, student rallies and voter registration for student advocacy.
  • Coordinate with the ASI President to inform the ASI Board of Directors of news releases and other pertinent information from the Office of the Chancellor, California State University, the Office of the University President and the California State Student Association.

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Secretary of Basic Needs

The ASI Secretary of Basic Needs is the chair of the Basic Needs Committee and ASI’s primary advocate for the development and implementation of basic needs initiatives for the current population. The ASI Secretary of Basic Needs is the primary liaison to the Basic Needs Care Coordinator.

The ASI Secretary of Basic Needs is responsible for:

  • Conducting research and outreach to the student population regarding the issues around food, housing, transportation, and financial insecurity and working to find solutions.
  • Coordinating with campus health and wellness areas to improve their reach and accessibility and gathering student feedback on how ASI or Cal Poly Pomona can better provide resources.
  • Reaching out to on-campus and/or external organizations to provide additional methods of support.

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Officer of Civic Engagement

The ASI Officer of Civic Engagement is the ASI Governmental Affairs Committee’s coordinator for activities regarding voter engagement and communication.

Alongside the ASI Secretary of External Affairs they assist with the following:

  • Developing and maintaining a voter registration strategy that includes two voter registration drives per term.
  • Communicating with on campus Cultural and Resource Centers to promote civic engagement in traditionally underserved communities.

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Officer of Legislative Affairs

The ASI Officer of Legislative Affairs is the ASI Governmental Affairs Committee’s coordinator for legislative research.

Alongside the ASI Secretary of External Affairs they assist with the following:

  • Informing the ASI Governmental Affairs Committee and the ASI Board of Directors about relevant legislation to Cal Poly Pomona and the CSU.
  • Support the ASI Governmental Affairs Committee in research to take stances on legislation and policy that affects the campus community.

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Officer of Sustainability

The Officer of Sustainability seeks to make ASI and Cal Poly Pomona a more sustainable and environmentally friendly campus and serves on the ASI Basic Needs Committee.

The Officer of Sustainability is responsible for:

  • Initiating and collaborating between ASI and other environmentally friendly organizations and departments on campus.
  • Conducting a review of ASI’s programs, services, and space to improve ASI’s sustainability.
  • Partnering with relevant University entities such as the University Sustainability Coordinator, Parking and Transportation Services, and Foundation Dining Services to find sustainable solutions for the campus.

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Officer of Diversity and Inclusion

The ASI Officer of Diversity and Inclusion is the ASI Student Government lead advocate for inclusion and diversity outreach on the campus.

The ASI Officer of Diversity and Inclusion sits on the ASI Basic Needs Committee and will be responsible for:

  • Serving as the primary liaison to the Cal Poly Pomona cultural and resource centers and student cultural organizations.
  • Advocating support for inclusive policies and practices at the ASI, University, State, and CSSA level related to diversity and equity.
  • Promoting and developing initiatives and programs that amplify traditionally underserved voices and advance social change.

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Officer of Transfer Engagement

The ASI Officer of Transfer Engagement is the ASI Student Government lead advocate for transfer student outreach.

The ASI Officer of Transfer Engagement will serve alongside the ASI Secretary of Internal Affairs to address the education initiatives across campus including:

  • Collaborating with campus partners to look into the improvement of student education resources.
  • Engage with and improve the transfer experience.
  • Assist in the execution of the ASI BASE Program with a focus on retaining transfer students.

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Officer of Internal Affairs

The Officer of Internal Affairs is responsible for overseeing a variety of internal ASI affairs on behalf of the ASI President.

The Officer of Internal Affairs is authorized to:

  • Overseeing the ASI Bronco Associated Student Experience (BASE) Program.
  • Tracking ASI Student Government’s progress in relation to goals set in the beginning of the year.
  • Assisting in a supporting role for members of the ASI Cabinet.
  • Undertaking any urgent task of unfilled ASI Cabinet positions until they are filled.
  • Carrying out duties assigned by the ASI President.

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Elections Chair

The Elections Chair is a member of the Cabinet and chairs the Elections Committee.

The Elections Chair is responsible for:

  • Providing necessary outreach to the student body regarding the process for becoming a candidate in an upcoming election.
  • Leading the Elections Committee in coordinating ASI General Elections and Special Elections/Referendums when requested.
  • Maintaining the electoral system and handling any complaints that may arise during the election process.

ASI Student Government Leader Application

*Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.