Student Government: Gender & Sexuality Commission Chair

Contact Information

Name: Robert Helfend

Phone: 503-548-7437



Payrate: $49/wk pending budget approval

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: n/a

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 12+ hrs/wk

Start Date: June 15, 2014

End Date: June 15, 2015


Job Number: 0008-0385-2014

Last Date to Apply: May 28, 2014


The Chair of ASUCD's Gender & Sexuality Commission works to ensure that ASUCD addresses issues pertaining to the queer community, gender equity, sexuality, sexual assault, and reproductive justice among other relevant topics.  The chair works with commissioners and alternates as well as community members collectively to make recommendations on legislation, provide support and resources for organizations on campus with similar goals, and to put on relevant programming for the Student Body.


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  • Represent the commission at weekly Senate meetings
  • Hold 4 weekly office hours
  • Collaborate with commission members and other organizations outside meetings
  • Facilitate weekly GASC meetings
  • Participate in hiring of commissioners/alternates/chair and in other hiring committees
  • Manage GASC's budget


  • Must have a knowledge of social justice and experience working with queer, feminist, and social justice communities
  • Be able to make recommendations on legislative matters.
  • Have a desire to promote gender equity and social justice.
  • Must be willing to advocate with students for policies that reflect, honor, and value different genders and sexualities, among other identities.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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