Eastern Branch - Student Opportunities

Eastern Branch - Student Opportunities

EB-ESA Student Affairs Committee Chair
 

Duration of the position: 1 year position
Responsibilities: Coordinate student activities and awards with the Chairs of the Program, Local Arrangements Committees and all graduate students.

1. Coordinate student activities at EB Annual meeting with the student representatives.

2. Communicate meeting deadlines and important information from the Executive Committee to the student representative.

3. Plan, schedule and moderate student sponsored symposia at EB Annual Meeting.

4. Assist Local Arrangements Committee with student volunteers.

5. Asa Fitch and John H. Comstock Student Awards.

a. Notify students of award guidelines, eligibility and deadlines

b. Assemble and distribute application packets to voting member

c. Tally votes

d.Notify award winners and provide biography information to EB Secretary

6.Recruit student members and participation for the ESA Annual Meeting and the EB ESA Annual Meeting.

7. Attend planning meeting for EB Annual Meeting (held in June) and the EB Executive Board Committee Meeting (held during Annual Meeting)

8. Update EB-ESA Student Affairs Committee Standard Operating Procedures
9.Present report on Committee's activities at the Final Business Meeting of the EB-ESA. Provide written report for inclusion in minutes.

Benefits: This is an opportunity to help develop and polish professional skills that can be referenced on your C.V. as well as make valuable contacts within your branch and at the national level.
Appointed by and Contact person:  Chair of the Student Affairs Committee is elected by EB Student Representatives as either the Vice-Chair or the Chair (if Vice-Chair position is vacant).  Nominations can come from the current SAC Chair egs10@psu.edu, EB President
lashomb@rci.rutgers.edu, Department Chairs or self-nominated.



EB-ESA Student Affairs Committee Vice-Chair
 

Duration of the position: 2 years (First year is spent as the Vice-Chair, the following year is served as the Chair of SAC).
Responsibilities: Assist the SAC Chair as needed in selecting symposia topics, organizing symposia and volunteer recruitment

  1. Serve as Chair the following year.
     

  2. Recruit student members and participation for the ESA Annual Meeting and the EB ESA Annual Meeting.
     

  3. Assist EB-ESA President in organizing the Student Networking Session.
     

  4. Serve as Linnaean Games Co-Chair

Benefits: This is an opportunity to help develop and polish professional skills that can be referenced on your C.V. as well as make valuable contacts within your branch and at the national level.
Appointed by and Contact person:  Vice-Chair of the Student Affairs Committee is elected by EB Student Representatives.  Nominations can come from the current SAC Chair egs10@psu.edu, EB Presidentlashomb@rci.rutgers.edu, Department Chairs or self-nominated.



Student Volunteer
 

Duration of the position: ~6 hours during EB-ESA Annual Meeting.
Responsibilities: Assist as needed at the EB Annual Meeting.  Assignments could include registration desk and projector or computer assistance during symposia.
Benefits: Rooms provided by EB-ESA during the meeting.
Appointed by and Contact Person: Registration and Hospitality Committeemctaylor_ppwm@yahoo.com, or Local Arrangements Committeeck20@cornell.edu.



Recommended positions that will be open in 2008, Co-Chair positions currently open: 1) Standing Committee Co-Chair
 

Duration of the position: 1-3 years depending on position.
Responsibilities:  Responsibilities vary depending on position.  Specific details pertaining to each position are located on EB-ESA Websitehttp://www.ento.vt.edu/EBESA/EB_Procedures.html Open positions particularly suited for student involvement as Co-Chair include:

  • Membership Committee

  • Nominations Committee

  • Public Information Committee

  • ESA Awards Committee

  • Student Affairs Committee (Chair or Vice-Chair)

Benefits: This is an opportunity to help develop and polish professional skills that can be referenced on your C.V. as well as make valuable contacts within your branch and at the national level.
Appointed by and Contact Person: EB-ESA President, James Lashomb,lashomb@rci.rutgers.edu
 

2) ADHOC Committee Chair of Co-Chair
 

Duration of the position: 1-3 years depending on position.
Responsibilities:  Responsibilities vary depending on position.  Specific details pertaining to each position are located on EB-ESA Websitehttp://www.ento.vt.edu/EBESA/EB_Procedures.html Open positions particularly suited for student involvement as Chair or Co-Chair include:

  • Linnaean Games Committee

  • Outreach Committee

  • Registration and Hospitality Committee

  • 5K Walk/Run Committee (VACANT)

  • Student Paper Competition Committee (Vice-Chair)

Benefits: This is an opportunity to help develop and polish professional skills that can be referenced on your C.V. as well as make valuable contacts within your branch and at the national level.
Appointed by and Contact Person: EB-ESA President, James Lashomb,lashomb@rci.rutgers.edu