Positions

There are two types of positions in UISG—elected and appointed positions. Elected positions are filled by students who are selected through the UISG elections in the spring semester, and appointed positions are filled by students who are selected through application and interview processes at various points throughout the year (follow UISG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay updated on opportunities to apply and interview for appointed positions).

Elected Positions

There are elected positions in the Executive Branch and the Legislative Branch. The elected positions in the Executive Branch include:

    • President
    • Vice President

The elected positions in the Legislative Branch include:

    • Senators
    • Constituency Senators

Senators are students who run in a UISG election, intending to represent the entire undergraduate student body, and constituency senators are student who run in a UISG constituency election, intending to represent a specific constituency of historically marginalized or underrepresented undergraduate students with which they self-identify.

The elected constituency senators include:

    • Asian Constituency Senator
    • Black Constituency Senator
    • International Constituency Senator
    • Latinx Constituency Senator
    • LGBTQ Constituency Senator

Read more about the responsibilities of constituency senators (broken link).

Appointed Positions

There are appointed positions in the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches. Appointed positions in each branch are filled at various points during the year.

Appointed positions in the Executive Branch include:

 

Appointed positions in the Legislative Branch include:

    • First-Year Senator (5)
    • Native American Constituency Senator
    • Disability Constituency Senator
    • Veteran Constituency Senator

Appointed positions in the Judicial Branch include:

    • Justices
    • Student Elections Commissioner

Most appointed positions are filled by students who are selected through application and interview processes at various points throughout the year (follow UISG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay updated on opportunities to apply and interview for appointed positions).