Elections are held in the Spring for the following school year. The following positions are available to BUGS members:
President - oversees the organization, ensures annual club chartering and ASUNM representation, etc.
Vice President - assists the President with management issues, organizes Chairs and events, etc.
Secretary - records meeting minutes and agendas, tracks member participation points, etc.
Treasurer - tracks all club revenues and expenditures, cosigns all vouchers and financial documents, etc.
Communications - creates official club correspondence, maintains the website and listserv, etc.
Departmental Relations - communicates with UNM staff and faculty on behalf of the club
Fun Coordinator - hosts regular entertainment events for members
Fundraising Coordinator - organizes fundraising events (e.g. bake sales, etc.)
Community Service - coordinates volunteer events (e.g. Zoo Boo, Hanging of the Greens, etc.)
Note: The preceding information is only a basic overview of each position. To request more information on what any specific requirements and responsibilities for a position are, please e-mail us for a copy of our Constitution!
The only prerequisite for campaigning is that you must be a BUGS member in order to be nominated (or to nominate yourself) for any of these positions at the elections. This means that you have participated in BUGS events to log Participation Points and have filled out a Membership Application. If you have not filled out a BUGS Membership Application, go to the Membership tab and download it now (before anyone discovers you hadn't done it yet).