Student Government: Environmental Policy & Planning Commission Chair

Contact Information

Name: Tanzi Jackson

Phone: 818-642-3118



Payrate: $49/wk *

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-20 Hours/Week

Start Date: Sept. 26, 2013

End Date: March 17, 2014


Job Number: 0008-0507-2013

Last Date to Apply: May 15, 2013


1. Chair the weekly Environmental Policy and Planning Commission meetings
2. Organize and coordinate all Commission activities and projects
3. Give weekly reports to the ASUCD Senate on the Commission's activities
4. Speak on all matters and proposed legislation pertinent to the Commission during weekly Senate meetings


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1. Attend and chair weekly EPPC meetings on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm
2. Attend weekly ASUCD Senate meetings held each Thursday at 6:10 pm
3. Organize and coordinate the process for the interviewing of applicants for the position
4. Participate as part of the interviewing panel for other Commission interviews
5. Research proposed and pending legislation
6. Direct the Commission in researching issues that affect the Davis campus and community environment
7. Author legislation (by a majority vote of the entire commission) to be acted upon by the Senate
8. Work closely with other AS Units, especially the Campus Center for the Environment and Project Compost, R4 Recycling, and other environmental groups
9. Attend at least one other Commission meeting per quarter
10. Attend at least 2-4 office hours per week
11. Follow ASUCD Standing Rules and Government codes
12. Meet on a monthly basis with other Commission Chairs


1. Excellent group communication skills
2. Excellent writing skills
3. Ability and desire to work with others constructively on issues pertaining to the environment
4. Reliability and dedication
5. Awareness of pertinent environmental issues which surround the Davis campus and community
6. Knowledge of the ASUCD Legislative Process
7. Familiarity with the ASUCD Constitution, Government Codes, and Standing Rules

*Pending approval of the 2013-2014 ASUCD Budget
** Unpaid training begins June 2013

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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