College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council (CALS Council)

Council

Description

The College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Student Council serves as a unifying body among the students of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the Senior Administration of the College. The Council is composed of representatives from 35 agriculture-related member organizations, and meets every other Wednesday evening during the school year in Kildee Hall. The Council hosts annual events such as National Ag Day, Ag Freshmen/Transfer BBQ, and CALS Week.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File 2017ConstitutionFINAL.docx
Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 42
ISU Members 2
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members 1 representative per club, unless it is claimed by a college department
Allowed Officers President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
Membership Qualifications Must be officially elected by a club that is a verified member of CALS Council.
Membership Restrictions Must be a CALS Student
Elections/Selection The last meeting of the spring semester
Meetings Every other Wednesday at 6:10 PM in the Ensminger Room of Kildee Hall

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

The Council meets every other week to conduct business for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students and organizations. Each club in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has one to two representatives to vote on behalf of their student organization.

Description of Special Events

CALS Week- Each fall, CALS Council puts on a week long celebration of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to show appreciation for our organizations and stakeholders, and educate students about the role the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences plays on campus. It includes meals on campus, guest speakers, games, a concert, and other activities.
Freshman/Transfer BBQ- At the beginning of every fall semester, CALS Council hosts a barbecue to welcome new students into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
National Ag Day Celebration- Each spring, CALS Council hosts a meal for CALS students to enjoy in celebration of National Ag Day.
CALS Appreciation Gala- CALS Council in currently planning a first-time appreciation gala to thank our faculty, staff, and sponsors. The event is currently planning on taking place in December 2016.