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Alemany ASB Class & Election Information 2016-2017

 

Thank you for your interest in the 2016-2017 ASB Class. Below you will find information regarding the various opportunities available. Elections and interviews take place in Spring of the previous year for students wishing to join ASB. Incoming Freshmen are the exception and elections are held in the Fall. Due to scheduling changes, please refer to the dates included below as the school calendar was changed.

 

If you should have any questions throughout the process, please contact me via email at kfama@alemany.org.

 

Best Wishes & Blessings, 

Mrs. Katye Fama

  

Alemany ASB Class Zero Period Elective

 

The Student Government at Bishop Alemany is comprised of two groups: Elected Officers (Student Body and Class) and Commissioners. Each position has a unique set of responsibilities, however all positions work together to form the Associated Student Body. 

The Associated Student Body (ASB) is an opportunity for students to be involved in the day–to-day governance of Alemany and in a variety of special events. The ASB class represents the entire student body population and act as a liaison to the Administration and community. The Associated Student Body works to assist in furthering the school’s mission, provide constructive input, as well as design and coordinate student activities and community events.   

 

Executive Student Body Officers

Current school year Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors elect the ASB President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The newly elected ASB Officers take part in interviewing and appointing the ASB Class Commissioners. 

 

The ASB Officers spend an average of 8 to 15 hours a week planning and overseeing school events including but not limited to: Athletic Events, Rallies, Dances, Intramurals, School Spirit and Community Outreach Events. Due to the amount of prior knowledge needed to fulfill these offices, one year prior experience in ASB is required. For students without prior ASB experience that are still interested in running for secretary or treasurer, you may meet with Mrs. Fama to discuss options.

 

ASB Officer Applications Available:                   February 2nd

ASB Officer Applications Due:                          February 10th

* Mandatory Meeting after school February 12th

ASB Officer Campaigns:                                  February 22ND-February 26th

ASB Officer Voting:                                        February 26th

 

 

Class Officers 

 

Each class elects its own President and Vice President. These offices have a set of duties unique to their class needs and require additional time commitment outside of the regular class hours. Fundraising is required at each class level and is a yearlong effort. Class Officers report to both the ASB Director and their Class Moderator. Senior Class Officers spend substantial time overseeing and planning Senior events, fundraisers and Prom. Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow through are critical to successful fulfil the duties required.

 

ASB Class Officer Applications Available:           February 24th

ASB Class Officer Applications Due:                 March 2nd

* Mandatory Meeting at lunch March 3rd

ASB Class Officer Campaigns:                          March 8th –March 14th

ASB Class Officer Voting:                                March 14th

 

Commissioners

 

Students interested in serving as an ASB Commissioner apply and interview for a position in the class. It is the goal of the ASB Director and Elected Officers to identify and appoint students with a variety of talents who accurately represent the student population and student interests. Time commitments outside of the regular school day are required and vary over the course of the school-year.  

 

ASB Commissioner Applications Available:        February 26th

ASB Commissioner Applications Due:               March 7th

 

ASB Commissioner Interviews will be scheduled March 9th through March 21st. Please check the ASB door for a detailed schedule. If you are unable to make your assigned appointment time, please email Mrs. Fama at kfama@alemany.org to request a new time/date.