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Student Advisory Board Positions

The Student Advisory Board (SAB) at The Females’ Center of Excellence and Leadership, Inc.’s (Xcel) supports the Board of Directors (Board) with organizational strategy, development and continuous improvement of its programs. The purpose of the SAB is to: 

– Advise and provide feedback on programming, including LinkHer and myRetreat
– Research and provide recommendations for addressing women’s issues
– Advocate for female students participating in Xcel programming
– Create opportunities for female students to provide input and express concerns about programming

SAB Vice Chair

– Is a member of the Board
– Performs Chair responsibilities when the Chair cannot be available
– Reports to the Board’s Chair
– Works closely with the Chair and other staff
– Participates closely with the Chair to develop and implement officer transition plans.
– Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Board.

SAB Member

– Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings.
– Makes serious commitment to participate actively in SAB work.
– Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
– Stays informed about SAB matters, prepares for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
– Gets to know other SAB members and builds relationships that contributes to consensus.
– Is an active participant in the SAB’s annual evaluation and planning efforts
– Participates in fund raising for the organization

SAB Secretary

– Is a member of the Board
– Maintains records of the board and ensures effective management of organization’s records
– Manages minutes of board meetings
– Ensures minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting

SAB Treasurer

– Is a member of the Board
– Manages finances of the organization
– Administrates fiscal matters of the organization
– Provides annual budget to the board for members’ approval
– Ensures development and board review of financial policies and procedures

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