Student Government: Business and Finance Commission Chair

Contact Information

Name: Emily Barneond



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

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 6 hrs/week depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience

Start Date: Sept. 27, 2020

End Date: June 5, 2021


Job Number: 0008-3916-2020

Last Date to Apply: Sept. 17, 2020


The Chairperson of the Business and Finance Commission serves as the presiding officer of all B&F meetings, advises the ASUCD Senate in fiscal matters, oversees the allocation of all Senate reserves and annually makes recommendations for the allocation of funds.



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  • Leads weekly B&F meetings at a consistent time made public 
  • Keeps track of meeting minutes and ensures that copies are shared with SGAO
  • Collaborates with other members of the Association regarding fiscal planning
  • Advises on financial decisions and transactions within subordinate bodies
  • Familiar with relevant sections of the ASUCD Bylaws and Constitution which pertain to fiscal spending
  • Ensures that the B&F website is updated with accurate information
  • Attends all interviews that require the B&F Chairperson’s presence & hiring vote


  • Exhibits a willingness to lead, passion to serve and decisiveness when necessary
  • Strong verbal communication skills & attention to detail
  • Strong management skills & consistent reliability 
  • Knowledge of ASUCD operations & campus involvement
  • Demonstrates ambition and self-motivation to serve beyond necessary capacity
  • Strong ability to simultaneously spearhead multiple tasks
  • Devout commitment to serve the Davis community

Supplemental Questions

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

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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