News

Apply to sit on an AUSU Committee!

Want to get more involved with your AU Students’ Union?

Do you have ideas for engaging with other AU students?

Looking for a chance to get experience in committee or governance work?

Apply to be a voting member of the AUSU Member Engagement & Communications Committee!

The MEC committee is a standing committee formed by AUSU Council to develop a strong connection between AUSU and its members, and ensure that all AUSU communications are representative of AUSU’s goals and guiding principles.

The committee also strives to promote content that provides members with a sense of community, a stronger connection with their fellow students, a better understanding of AUSU, and a well-rounded university experience.

Typical duties include developing the AUSU communication plan, discussing and implementing means for member engagement, reviewing and assessing communication and service usage statistics, trends and demographics, as well as brainstorming and proofing AUSU communications.

You can apply no matter where you live – meetings are by teleconference and committee work is done online! Must be an AUSU member to apply & remain a member while on the committee.

Click here for more info on the requirements to sit on an AUSU committee.
Click here for more info about the Member Engagement and Communications committee.

Time Commitment:
Committee members should be prepared to devote approximately 1-3 hours per week for email and related asynchronous tasks, as well as approximately 2 hours per month for a teleconference meeting. The term on this committee will be approximately 9 months beginning in mid-August, and will be re-evaluated in the Spring in alignment with the AUSU General Election.

Honorarium
Members on the MEC Committee will receive an honorarium of $50 per month.

Application Process:
If you are interested in joining the MEC Committee, fill out the application form and submit it to [email protected].

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 28 at 4pm MT.

If you have any questions, email [email protected] or call 1-855-497-7003.