CSSA Board of Directors
Each campus has one vote on the board. The board also consists of non-voting, liaisons including:
- CSSA Executive Director
- CSU Student Trustees
- Chancellor's Office Liaison (appointed by the Chancellor)
- University of California Student Association Representative (appointed by the UCSA President)
- Student Senate for California Community Colleges Representative (appointed by the SSCCC)
- CSU Alumni Council Representative (appointed by the CSU Alumni Council)
- Academic Senate CSU Representative (appointed by the ASCSU
- CSU Auxiliary Organizations Association Representative (appointed by the AOA)
- Special officers of CSSA (if they do not already occupy a seat on the board)
- Govern CSSA.
- Attend monthly board of directors meetings and functions.
- Develop and implement an annual policy agenda.
- Determine, review, and be informed about the organization's mission, policies and programs.
- Keep up-to-date on developments in higher education and state politics.
- Carry out fiduciary responsibility, including ensuring adequate resources and reviewing the organization's budget and annual financial statements.
- Ensure legal and ethical integrity.
- Select, support and evaluate the CSSA Executive Committee.
- Inform campus constituents and public about the organization by articulating the mission, accomplishments and goals.
Issues and priorities of the association typically emanate from CSSA's committees, which report to and make recommendations to the full board:
- Executive Committee: Responsible for implementing the board's agenda and consults with the executive director during the annual independent audit process
- Legislative Affairs and University Affairs: Both policy committees and responsible for guiding the CSSA policy agenda and monitoring issues affecting the CSU and its students
- Internal Affairs Committee: Monitors and updates policies, monitors organization finances
- Initial Review Board: Conducts the annual CSU Student Trustee search
- Multicultural Caucus: Advises the board on issues of diversity and monitors campus climate in the CSU system