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SOFA Members


Anais Gonzalez – Chair

Brittany Carls – Vice Chair, SGA Treasurer

Alicia Woodman – Secretary

Sal Sabeel Shaik – Records Keeper

Anna Katerina Chamberlain – Treasurer


Position Descriptions

Chair: The chair of SOFA shall be nominated by the Vice President of the SGA and confirmed by the SGA. The chair will then appoint a Treasurer, Secretary, and additional committee members with an effort to represent a diverse group of students. The chair must schedule all meetings for the academic year. The chair will conduct all meetings, ensure that SOFA adheres to all regulations, and serve as a tie-breaker.

Vice-Chair: The position of Vice-Chair of SOFA will be filled by the Treasurer of the SGA. The Vice-Chair is required to attend all SOFA meetings. The Vice-Chair should work with the Treasurer of SOFA to track account payments and allocations with the Office of Student Life. When acting as Chair, the Vice-Chair will have no vote except in the event of a tie.

Treasurer: The Treasurer shall attend all meetings of the SOFA and keep close track of all money allocations to student organizations. The Treasurer shall keep records of every expense and allocation and shall work with the Vice-Chair to track account payments and allocations with the Office of Student Life. The Treasurer will also track differences in amount allocated and amount spent and report this information to the board every meeting. The Treasurer is a voting member.

Secretary: The Secretary shall attend all meeting of the SOFA and keep track of member attendance. The Secretary will also keep very detailed minutes of each meeting, while providing for member anonymity. Minutes are to be sent to the board members, Student Life, and the organization representative from the meeting described. The Secretary shall also track the receiving of event program reports. The Secretary is a voting member.

Records Keeper: The Records Keeper shall attend all meeting of the SOFA and shall also track the receiving of event program reports, along with notifying the board if the advisor disapproves a request.  The Records Keeper is a voting member.

Board members (6): Board members must attend all meetings of the SOFA. The Board members shall participate in discussion of all funding requests and vote on requests.

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University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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