Job Description:

1.5.3 The Vice Speaker shall be charged with presiding over meetings of the Senate in the case of the communicated absence of the Speaker, or at the discretion of the Speaker.

1.5.4 The Vice Speaker shall be the official Timekeeper of the Senate meeting, working with the Speaker to limit discussion on agenda items to the specified time amounts.

1.5.5 The Vice Speaker shall be a voting member of the Senate body. 


Constituents include any member of the ASSOU who are affected by issues that focus on gender equality and sexual diversity. This Senator shall serve as a liaison between the Queer Student Union, Women’s Resource Center, the Queer Resource Center, and ASSOU, and shall meet with the respective coordinators of these resource centers as needed. This Senator shall also sit as a member of the Multicultural Affairs Committee of ASSOU and the Stevenson Union Steering Committee.


2.1 A Senator must meet the minimum Qualifications for Office as defined in the ASSOU Constitution for their entire term of office.

2.2 A Senator must maintain a minimum of six academic credits to maintain status as an ASSOU Senator.

2.3 A Senator must be a member of their constituency as defined in the individual Senate seat description, or demonstrate a significant level of involvement and interest in a particular constituency.

2.6 Senators will be required to work at a designated location for at least two hours each week, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

2.7 Senators will be required to attend each meeting of the Senate held throughout the year.

2.8 Senators shall be required to serve on a minimum of three and a maximum of six committees.