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About the Role of Student Senate President

The Executive Board of the Student Senate is comprised of  the Student Senate President, Vice President, Director of Communications, Treasurer, and Legislative Director.  As a whole, the Executive Board:

  • Is responsible for implementing all decisions made by the Student Senate
  • Notifies the faculty and administration of any student concerns as deemed necessary
  • Sets the agenda and for Student Senate meetings
  • Presents separate officer reports at all regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Attend and lead leadership workshops and trainings
  • Executive Board members will receive a stipend based each semester upon completion of their duties

The Duties of the President (as outlined in the Student Senate Bylaws)

  • Shall be responsible for the overall organization of the Student Senate.
  • Shall have knowledge and enforce the Student Senate Constitution and By-Laws.
  • Shall direct and delegate responsibilities to other Executive Board Members and Senators as deemed necessary.
  • Shall appoint all ad-hoc committee chairs.
  • Shall appoint students to campus wide committees.
  • Receive all Letters of Intent from potential Associate Student Senators, and forward them to the Executive Board.
  • Votes only in the event of a tie.
  • Shall preside and run all meetings by parliamentary procedure.
  • Shall call emergency meetings when needed.
  • Have authority to make emergency decisions that will be submitted to the Student Senate at the next regularly scheduled Student Senate meeting for approval.
  • Be a representative on the Student Activities Budgeting Committee (SABC)
  • Attend all Lead MN functions and all regional meetings. If unable to attend, the President shall appoint a delegate with consent of the Senators to attend in their place.
  • Shall have knowledge of all Lead MN governing documents.

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PTK MEMBERSHIP PROCESS

1.) Qualify for Membership

Students who complete at least 12 college-level credits, earn a 3.5 semester GPA in at least one semester, and who maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 qualify for membership. If you are not sent an invitation to join contact ptk@inverhills.edu.

2.) Invitations Sent

Invitation emails and letters are sent to eligible students after the second week of fall and spring semester each year. The invitation will include instructions and your individual passcode needed to join.

3.) Join Online

Members pay a one-time membership fee and join using your passcode. If this fee is preventing you from joining instead apply for membership using our membership fee waiver application

4.) Induction and Get Involved!

We host an induction ceremony each semester. You must sign up to be inducted. Find out more by joining our meeting or take a look at our event calendar at inverhills.edu/ptk

PTK Membership Fee Waiver

Do not join first, we cannot reimburse paid fees.

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