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Student Representative and Associate Student Representative Positions

The 2022-2023 Student Representatives (SRs) and Associate Student Representatives (ASRs) will be appointed by the corresponding Regent. There will be one SR and one ASR appointed for each of the six Regions. Please refer to the Chapter Directory to determine which region your chapter is in. 

Eligibility

  • Must be a Sigma Tau Delta member at a school with an active chapter; and
  • Must plan on attending a school with an an active chapter, within the Region you apply for, through the end of appointed one-year term (April 2022 – May 2023).

Application for SR and ASR (April 2022-May 2023)

Applications Deadline: April 11, 2022 (applications open February 21, 2022)

Students may apply for SR and/or ASR positions (i.e. if you apply for both and are not selected for SR, you may still be selected as an ASR).

Application Documents / Information Required

  1. Upload your resume or CV.
  2. Provide the name and email address of one or more of your Sigma Tau Delta Chapter Advisors.
  3. Prepare to respond to questions regarding why you want to be a student leader, contributions you have made to your local chapter, and other leadership roles you have held or currently hold.

Selection Process

2022-2023 SRs and ASRs will be appointed by the corresponding Regent in April. Some Regents may conduct phone/Zoom interviews before appointing candidates.

Position Duties: Student Representative (SR)

Regional Duties

  1. Solicit input, respond to concerns, and support students within the region regarding Society policies and activities.
  2. Contribute to official Sigma Tau Delta platforms via Facebook, TikTok, and other social media outlets, including the creation of audiovisual content, written blog posts, and chapter member spotlights.
  3. Maintain contact with the Regent and ASR at least once a month, and coordinate notes of welcome to new and reactivating chapters within the region.
  4. Plan, facilitate, and participate in any official regional conferences, opportunities, or other activities in cooperation with the Regent and ASR.
  5. Participate in official Student Leadership Committee communications and activities, including monthly committee meetings, correspondence with the Central Office, and any special projects or tasks delegated by the Student Advisors.
  6. Disseminate any internship, award, or submission opportunities within the Society to chapters and members within the region.
  7. Delegate a reasonable and appropriate number of duties to the region's ASR.
  8. Assist in the promotion and dissemination of the application process for the succeeding Student Leadership Committee as SR tenure on the committee closes. 

Board and Convention Duties

  1. Attend the fall and spring meetings of the Board of Directors.
  2. Attend meetings for any additional committees, as appointed by the Sigma Tau Delta President of the Board. 
  3. Aid in the development and implementation of various student or speaker-related activities and events at the international convention.
  4. Submit a seasonal Board Position Report ahead of the fall and spring Board meetings, detailing all activities and responsibilities fulfilled as SR. 
  5. Represent concerns, questions, and inquiries of students within the region at any Board or committee meetings. 
  6. Attend and staff the international convention, with travel and lodging completely accommodated by the Board. 
  7. Host official Student Leadership Committee activities while at the convention, including social events, networking sessions, icebreakers, and other events planned and proposed by the SL Committee. 
  8. Introduce, preside, and/or moderate any additional convention sessions, activities, or administrative tasks, as requested by the convention chair.

Position Duties: Associate Student Representative (ASR)

  1. Assist the SR in all regional duties specific to the SR. 
  2. Contribute to official Sigma Tau Delta platforms via Facebook, TikTok, and other social media outlets, including the creation of audiovisual content, written blog posts, and chapter member spotlights.
  3. Maintain contact with the Regent and SR at least once a month, and coordinate notes of welcome to new and reactivating chapters within the region. 
  4. Advise the Student Leadership Committee and SR on the annual Board Committee Report and Board Position Report, respectively. 
  5. Serve on the Student Leadership Committee and other Board committees as appointed. 
  6. Plan, facilitate, and participate in any official regional conferences, opportunities, or other activities in cooperation with the Regent and ASR. 
  7. Participate in official Student Leadership Committee communications and activities, including monthly committee meetings, correspondence with the Central Office, and any special projects or tasks delegated by the Student Advisors. 
  8. Assist fellow SLs with any responsibilities listed under "Board and Convention Duties" that are exclusively relevant to the international convention. 
  9. Assist in the promotion and dissemination of the application process for the succeeding Student Leadership Committee as ASR tenure on the committee closes.

If, as assessed by the Regent, the SR should not be able to complete their duties, the ASR will take over the position, title, and duties as specified by the Sigma Tau Delta Constitution/organization. 

Because the ASRs duties are primarily regional, those elected to the position cannot be Board-funded to attend Board meetings or the international convention; however, some regional funding may be available to assist ASRs with travel to the international convention.