The ASEWU is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 student member of the EWU Board of Trustees position. Eastern Washington University’s Board of Trustees is the university’s governing body whose broad responsibilities are to regulate, coordinate, manage and supervise EWU as delineated by state statutes. The Board establishes policies for the university and the university’s administration carries out the day-to-day operation of EWU. Eastern’s Board of Trustees is composed of eight members, one of whom is a student. The governor of the state of Washington appoints the trustees. The term of appointment for the EWU student trustee is for one-year, from July 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021.
As the student member of Eastern’s Board of Trustees, the individual will acquire a unique perspective on how policies are made at the university level; have an opportunity to interact with members of the university administration; meet with state legislators and other government officials; and serve as the students’ voice in making decisions at the university. In the learning process, the student will develop leadership skills as well as cultivate their communication network. Students interested in applying for this position must have and maintain a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA and be a student in good standing at EWU for at least three consecutive quarters (excluding summer quarter). Mia Hyde is the current student member of the EWU Board of Trustees. She is a junior and is seeking a bachelor’s degree in applied developmental psychology.
The application is on EagleSync. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 6. To gain a better understanding of the responsibilities of this position, interested applicants are encouraged to visit Eastern’s leadership website.
Questions about the application process should be directed to Grace Callahan in the ASEWU office in the Pence Union Building 207, or by calling or emailing her at email@example.com or 509.359.2514.