Open Positions & Applications

Student Government is more than just elected senators. It takes a dedicated team of appointed executive and committee members to fulfill all of Student Government’s goals! You can apply for those roles here! Questions can be directed to the President or Vice President.

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Current Open Positions 

Student Representative to the Board of Governors (Apply Here)

  • The Student Representative to the Board of Governors is a non-voting position on the board that represents the student voice at Truman State. The Student Representative plays a vital role in the protection and advancement of student interests, representing the student body on University policy issues such as tuition, student fees, personnel, and construction projects.”

Diversity and Inclusion Chair (Apply Here)

  • The Diversity and Inclusion Committee strives to promote an inclusive campus environment that recognizes the diverse backgrounds and needs of the Student Association and works to represent the interests and needs of all students, especially those from marginalized communities. The Committee shall fulfill its stated mission through diversity and inclusion programming, involvement in University policy making, and collaboration with administrative and student groups that promote diversity and inclusion. 

Mental Wellness Designee (Apply Here)

  • The Mental Wellness Designee will address the subject of Mental Wellness on campus by continuously seeking to increase awareness and knowledge of the subject and improve the availability and knowledge of campus resources.

Sexual Assault Prevention Designee (Apply Here)

  • The Sexual Assault Prevention Designee shall be a member of the Health, Wellness, and Safety Committee and shall attend committee meetings accordingly.  Shall be responsible for planning and executing a sexual assault prevention event lasting at least three days. 

Black Student Representative (Apply Here)

  • The student in this position will serve as a liaison for the Black community to the Student Government. This student is not asked to represent an all-encompassing perspective, but to bring their unique experience in the community and their personal viewpoints on policy issues to the Student Government.

ESFAC Positions (Apply Here)

  • The Environmental Sustainability Fee Accountability Committee shall be the committee responsible for seeking input from students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni. In addition, they will be responsible for collecting recommendations of environmental and/or sustainability projects to be paid for with funds collected through the Environmental Sustainability Fee.

OAF Positions (Apply Here)

  • The Organizational Activities Fee Review Committee (OAF) is to ensure that student-initiated fees, both student-controlled and administration-controlled, are being spent in a responsible and practical manner and in a way that best serves the Student Association.

Associate Senators (Apply Here)

  • Associate Senators help to serve the Student Body by serving on at least one committee. Our Standing Committees are Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Environmental Affairs, Diversity, Health, Wellness and Safety, and External Affairs. We also have a Purple Friday Secondary Committee. On the committee they will work on projects and policy related to their committee’s mission which will help improve Truman.

Appropriations Committee: Email Treasurer Joseph Denklau for Additional Info!

  • The Appropriations Committee shall consist of at least four and up to six members: two appointed voting senators, one student at large unaffiliated with the fee-based organizations, and one to three appointed members from the Student Association at large or from voting members of the Student Senate. 

Additional Information on Positions!

  • Fee-Based Committees

Student Government operates three committees that oversee the usage of student fees. The Athletic Fee Accountability Committee (AFAC) oversees the spending of the Athletic Fee and approves projects proposed by students, campus administration, and the Athletic Department to better athletes on campus. The Environmental Sustainability Fee Accountability Committee (ESFAC) performs the same role as AFAC with the Environmental Sustainability Fee. Lastly, the Organizational Activities Fee Review Committee (OAF) reviews the finances and general operation of the three fee-based organizations on campus: Student Government, the Funds Allotment Council (FAC), and the Student Activities Board (SAB), as well as ESFAC and AFAC. OAF seeks to determine what changes, if any, should be made to the amount each student is charged for each fee, and also makes recommendations as to what each organization/committee can do to operate in a more responsible an transparent way to better the campus.

  • Executive Committee

Please fill out this application if you are interested in serving as committee chair for Purple Friday, Parking Appeals, one of our six standing committees, or as the Sexual Assault Prevention Designee.


  • Executive Board/Staff

Please fill out this application if you are interested in serving on our Executive Board (Secretary, Treasurer) or Executive Staff (PR Director, Legislative Director, IT Director, or Presidential Aide).


  • Organizational Representative

All Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) in good standing with the U&I may petition StuGov for a representative who will be allowed to give a report during each meeting. These representatives communicate with us about their organization’s activities and goals and can work with us to create and advance policy from the perspective of their group. To be an Organizational Representative, please fill out the form above.