Presidential Cabinet Positions

The Presidential Cabinet Positions offer students learning and leadership development opportunities. These positions are relatively unstructured and are meant to be somewhat exploratory. Students should consider a Cabinet Position if it is within their personal interest, they are independently driven, and would like to pursue a leadership role within their community.

Read below to find out about all the positions and click here to apply.

Dining and Wellness Chair

The goal of this position is to voice students concerns about dining in the residence halls to University Housing. As a part of the position, the resident shall attend and facilitate Food Forum with the Director of Dining Services, Tom Driscoll. While also planning at least one event yearly around dining, food, and or wellness in the halls. Food Forum helps develop new food options for students on campus, as well as making recommendations about existing choices.

Global Citizenship

The goal of this position is to help students increase their cultural competence. As a part of this position the resident shall attend a meeting with the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Area of Global Citizenship, Lou Vijayaker, once monthly. As well as the Learning Domains meeting, weekly on Wednesday from 1-3. Members of the RHA Presidents Cabinet are obligated to update General Council monthly, but weekly attendance of General Council is highly recommended. Shall, in conjunction with the EAC, plan one event related to the learning area throughout the year.

Leadership and Community

The goal of this position is to help students increase their knowledge of Leadership. As a part of this position the resident shall attend a meeting with the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Area of Leadership and Community, Heather Kropf, once monthly. As well as the Learning Domains meeting, weekly on Wednesday from 1-3. Members of the RHA Presidents Cabinet are obligated to update General Council monthly, but weekly attendance of General Council is highly recommended. Shall, in conjunction with the Vice President of Internal Affairs, plan one event related to the learning area throughout the year.

Intellectual Connections

The goal of this position is to help students learn outside the classroom. As a part of this position the resident shall attend a meeting with the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Area of Global Citizenship, Kevin Hatfield, once monthly. As well as the Learning Domains meeting, weekly on Wednesday from 1-3. Members of the RHA Presidents Cabinet are obligated to update General Council monthly, but weekly attendance of General Council is highly recommended. Shall, in conjunction with the EAC, plan one event related to the learning area throughout the year.

Integrity and Intention

The goal of this position is to help students increase their knowledge of their impact of their decisions. As a part of this position the resident shall attend a meeting with the Assistant Director of Residence Life in the Area of Global Citizenship, Amy Akana, once monthly. As well as the Learning Domains meeting, weekly on Wednesday from 1-3. Members of the RHA Presidents Cabinet are obligated to update General Council monthly, but weekly attendance of General Council is highly recommended. Shall, in conjunction with the EAC, plan one event related to the learning area throughout the year.

Petition Committee Member

The goal of this position is to help the petition committee in housing have a student’s voice. It is also intended that the student assist in making changes to documents like the Residence Hall Contract, and questions for move in. The petition committee meets on Wednesdays from 11:00-12:00. The student who has this position shall meet with Assistant Director of Residence Life, Silvina Sousa-Ransford monthly to discuss issues related to the petition committee. Shall help in the creation of an event where students can give feedback about things related to the petition committee, such as hall policies.

Complaints and Evaluations Committee

Shall oversee any complaints written about General Council Members and Executive Board Members of the RHA. In this position, Assessors will evaluate the actions of members, and determine whether or not they are responsible and what further actions should be taken. This can include the impeachment of Executive Board Members. Please see the RHA Addenda A, Section 10 and the RHA Constitution Article IV, Section C for more information. The committee will consist of 3 Assessors and may include 1 Student Staff Member.