Application Process for Student Senate Leadership Positions


Requirements for President, Vice President and Secretary:

  • Junior academic standing or above and enrolled in an accredited ATP program

  • Minimum 3.0 accumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)



Application Process: send the following to the Mentor of the Athletic Training Student Senate

  • Letter of application and goals for position (please state which position you are applying for). Limit two pages double spaced.

  • Resume 

  • Two sealed letters of recommendation - One by supervising ATC 

  • Due by March 1st


Duties of the Student President:

  • Represent the students of District 10.

  • Frequent interaction with the Senate Mentor.

  • All events and decisions must be pre-approved by the Senate Mentor.

  • Correspond with each of the program directors in the district and assist them in the selection of a Student Senator.

  • Manage the ATSA Forum

o   Screen and select student presenters for the Athletic Training Student Forum at the up-coming district meeting.

o   Work with district and local organizers to provide and set up all audio/visual needs for presenters at the ATSA Forum (within budget limitations).

o   Compile and edit all presenters’ outlines for printing of final program. Create certificates to be given to all ATSA Forum speakers at the Annual District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Work with Senate Mentor to select ATSA Forum participants and officiate the day of the event. Some of the required tasks include:

o   Introduce speakers and moderate the ATSA Forum.

o   Monitor time limits of presentations and ensure timely progress of program.

  • Attend the Executive Board meeting and Committee Chairs meeting during the Annual NWATA District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Preside over the Student Senate Meeting during the Annual NWATA District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Submit information to the District’s Newsletter to the District 10 Secretary about student activities.  

  • Submit an article for publication in the NATA News Student Corner (January).

  • Preside over meetings and monthly conference calls (typically held on the 1st Sunday of each month).

  • Assist the Student Senate Mentor to ensure the duties of the Student Senate are being carried out.

  • Provide information for the Student Senator to pass on to their respective program directors and fellow athletic training students.

  • Update members of the senate on important information regarding student programing at the Annual District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Relay information received from the senators to the Senate Mentor.

  • Submit a budget request for the following year for student programming.

  • Update the NWATA Student Senate By-Laws and Policies and Procedures.

Benefits of the Student President Position:

  • Complimentary registration at the NWATA District Meeting

  • NWATA will reimburse approved expenses up to $750.00.

  • Excellent addition to a resume/vitae

  • Improved visibility and greater networking for future job leadership opportunities

  • Invitation to join Executive Board meeting and Committee Chairs meeting at district convention.

 

Duties of the Student Vice President:

  • Represent the students of District 10.

  • Organize and moderate the Student Luncheon.

  • All events and decisions must be pre-approved by the Senate Mentor.

  • Correspond with each of the program directors in the district and assist them in the selection of a Student Senator.

  • Attend the Annual NWATA District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Manage the Student Luncheon

o    Work with the district meeting coordinator to select the menu for the luncheon.

o    Select speaker(s) for luncheon and manage their appearance.

o    Organize student seating arrangements.

  • Work with Senate Mentor to select Student Forum participants and officiate the day of event.

  • Participate in meetings and monthly conference calls (typically held on the 1st Sunday of each month).

  • Assist the Student Senate Mentor to ensure the duties of the Student Senate are being carried out.

  • Provide information for the Student Senator to pass on to their respective program directors and fellow athletic training students.

  • Update members of the senate on important information regarding student programing at the Annual District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

  • Relay information received from the senators to the Senate Mentor.

 

Benefits of the Student Vice-President Position:

  • Complimentary registration at the NWATA District Meeting

  • NWATA will reimburse approved expenses up to $500.00.

  • Excellent addition to a resume/vitae

  • Improved visibility and greater networking for future job leadership opportunities

 

Duties of the Student Secretary Position:

  • Participate in meetings and monthly conference calls (typically held on the 1st Sunday of each month).

  • Record Athletic Training Student Senate meeting minutes.

  • Record duties delegated to members of the senate.

  • Attend the Annual NWATA District 10 Meeting and Clinical Symposium

  • Communicate with the President, Vice President, and Senate Mentor to create a finalized list of duties discussed at the Senate Meeting.

  • Provide the finalized list of duties to every member of the senate to ensure all members are on the same page.

  • Maintain and keep the NWATA student Facebook page up to date.

 

Benefits of the Student Secretary Position:

  • Complimentary registration at the NWATA District Meeting

  • Excellent addition to a resume/vitae

  • Improved visibility and greater networking for future job leadership opportunities

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