Student Government: Environmental Policy and Planning Commissioner

Contact Information

Name: Sydney Cliff



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 5-7 hours per week, depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: June 1, 2021

End Date: June 1, 2022


Job Number: 0008-4171-2021

Last Date to Apply: May 3, 2021


To represent the UC Davis student body's interests in environmental issues and sustainability. 


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  • Make recommendations for proposed campus legislation, as that legislation pertains to the environment and sustainability.
  • Take initiative to improve environmental sustainability on campus by introducing legislation, researching environmental issues impacting the student body, and starting/serving on committees dedicated to solving specific environmental issues AND/OR represent student interests in environmental sustainability off campus.
  • Must attend weekly commission meetings and actively engage in all other commission business.


  • Strong interest in environmental issues. 
  • Previous knowledge or experience in environmental work may be helpful, but is not required- students of all majors and from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • High level of motivation; openness to building new skills and knowledge areas.
  • Competent communication skills and professionalism.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working in teams.

Supplemental Questions

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