Student Government: Gender and Sexuality Commission Title IX Task Force

Contact Information

Name: Elena DeNecochea

Phone: 916-606-0019



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 8-10 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances

Start Date: Jan. 30, 2020

End Date: June 15, 2020


Job Number: 0008-3604-2020

Last Date to Apply: Jan. 28, 2020


The Gender and Sexuality Commission (GASC) actively promotes awareness of issues pertaining to gender and sexuality as well as sexual assault (SAAAC) and student healthcare (SHAW). GASC works with ASUCD and campus resources pertaining to such issues and combines outreach efforts and special projects to educate students and assist campus reform. GASC is taking the lead on forming a Title IX Task Force to advocate, lobby, petition, and support SB 493 and any other bills that are subject to be added over the course of the Winter and Spring under the Chair’s discretion. 

Title IX states that: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

SB 493:


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  • Task Force members must attend and actively participate in the majority of meetings and projects- assist in lobbying, petition distribution, advocacy, passing legislation, grants, and funding

  • Coordinate events and/or workshops

  • Outreach to student organizations

  • Provide input and effective support around issues of gender and sexuality such as LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, sexual assault, racism, and other intersections



  • Good writing and communication skills

  • Willingness to learn and open mind

  • Previous and/or present connection to various organizations connected to gender and sexuality preferred, but not required

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community  and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.