Student Government: External Affairs Commission Member

Contact Information

Name: Maahum Shahab



Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 4-6 hrs/wk

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 2, 2022


Job Number: 0008-4687-2022

Last Date to Apply: Jan. 26, 2022


As an EAC Commissioner, you would review and vote on ASUCD Senate legislation, work on projects and initiatives that help bridge the gap between relevant campus parties and student government, and also advocate for and represent students in various external spaces (such as local and state government, in collaboration with the EAVP Office). EAC oversees and recommends policies to ASUCD Senate based on communicating and connecting with both on- and off-campus public bodies that affect the welfare of student.


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

- Attend weekly EAC meetings, lead in absence of Chairperson if applying for Vice Chair.

- Contribute to the planning and execution of EAC projects, initiatives, and events 

- Help support ASUCD committees under the overview of EAC 

- Keep track of external issues that affect students

- Represent the commission in various meetings with ASUCD officials

- Increase public awareness of ASUCD Student Government on campus 

- Read, review, and vote on upcoming Senate legislation 

- Advocate for a large and diverse student body in project-based and representative ways.


- Has a hard working and dedicated work ethic

- Has a major interest in learning about student government, ASUCD, and the welfare of student body 

- Has commitment to meeting attendance and punctuality 

- Is a quick learner and can thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environments 

- No prior ASUCD experience necessary, just willingness to learn and passion for the position. 

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 ____________________________

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