Student Government: Gender and Sexuality Commission Chair

Contact Information

Name: Elena DeNecochea

Phone: 916-606-0019



Payrate: $81/week (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Hours may vary between approx. 10-15 hours per week depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified commitment are considered additional volunteer experience.

Start Date: Sept. 28, 2020

End Date: June 5, 2021


Job Number: 0008-3784-2020

Last Date to Apply: June 11, 2020


To effectively lead the Gender and Sexuality Commission in carrying out its purpose as defined in the ASUCD bylaws, as well as the duties of a commission chair. The GASC actively promotes awareness and advocacy on issues pertaining to gender and sexuality- which includes, but is not limited to sexual assault, reproductive issues, and queer and trans rights.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Attend and facilitate meetings
  • Submit quarterly reports detailing the projects and actions of the commission
  • Attend weekly scheduled ASUCD Senate meetings
  • Hold a minimum of four (4) office hours per week
  • Post vacancy listings for GASC commissioners and certain committees of ASUCD
  • Plan and oversee events that are related to the commission's mission
  • Lead and facilitate competency training regarding issues relating to gender and sexuality



  • Must complete LGBTQIA+ Allyship Training, Cultural Humility Training/PEACE Training, UndocuAlly Training

  • Experience facilitating meetings preferred

  • Experience with event planning and preferred experience crafting workshops

  • Knowledge of ASUCD protocol and bylaws on GASC's purpose preferred

  • Good writing and communication skills

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

Supplemental Questions

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

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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