The ASI is supported via these standing committees that inform and direct the daily activities of ASI and the Board of Directors (BOD)

Standing Committees

ASI Board of Directors

ASI Board of Directors

Meeting Time/Day: Thursdays from 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: U-SU Board Rm. 303AB

The purposes and function of the Board of Directors (BOD) shall:

  1. Act as a governing board for the ASI
  2. Act as a steward to the student funds
  3. Act as a learning laboratory for student leadership

The Board of Directors shall consist of the following directors elected by the Cal State LA student body, as specified in Article IV of the ASI Bylaws.

  • ASI President
  • ASI Vice President for Administration (VPA)
  • ASI Vice President for Finance (VPF)
  • ASI Vice President for Academic Governance (...
ASI Bylaws and Codes of Procedures

ASI Bylaws and Codes of Procedures

Meeting Time/Day: Every Other Monday at 12pm-1:30pm
Location: U-SU Boardroom 303

The Bylaws and Codes of Procedure Committee of the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) of California State University, Los Angeles. It shall be the purpose and function of the Bylaws and Codes of Procedure Committee to ensure that the governing documents, policies and procedures of ASI are in compliance with Title V of the Administrative Code of the State of California, Policy and Directives of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, Policies of the CSLA, the Articles of Incorporation, and the Bylaws.

What is the composition of the ASI Bylaws and Codes of...

ASI Funding Sub-Committee

Authority and Function

Section 1 - Authority

These codes shall act as the governing procedures for the Funding Sub-committee, a sub-committee of the Finance Committee, hereafter referred to as the Funding Committee.

  • A. This committee is only granted the Authority for Allocations. This sole authority of taking action on funding proposals is referenced in Article IV, Section 1, of the Finance Committee Code of Procedure - Policy 201.
  • B. As is the nature of a sub-committee; the Finance Committee, and ultimately the Board of Directors (...
ASI Strategic Planning Committee

What does the Strategic Planning Committee do?

It is the responsibility of the Strategic Planning Committee to assist the Board of Directors in recommending and directing, for their approval, the Associated Students, Inc. BOD towards their vision. The following is a partial list of tasks for which the committee is responsible.

  • Periodically reassess the mission and vision statement.
  • Analyze the current environment surrounding ASI
  • Create, reevaluate, and modify the short-term and long-term plan as necessary.
  • Recommend goals,...
Cabinet of Academic Senators Committee

The Cabinet of Senators (CAS) coordinates, plans, and is responsible for the actions of the academic governance unit of ASI. The CAS meets with the Academic Senate (governed by faculty) to actively engage in the process of shared governance of the university.

Cabinet of College Representatives

The purpose and function of the Cabinet of College Representatives is to support college representatives by opening lines of communication and collaboration within the unit.

Under the direct supervision of the ASI President the college representatives work together to ensure open lines of communication and collaboration within the unit. They also:

  • Strengthen the communication amongst all college representatives by sharing developments, programs, and concerns within each college.
  • Assess and identify students' needs and develop strong strategies of...
Cabinet of Commissioners

The Cabinet of Commissioners of the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) of California State University, Los Angeles will

A. Plan the activities of the administrative units of ASI, which include:

  • 1. The ASI Elections
  • 2. Advocacy & Outreach
  • 3. Public Relations
  • 4. Spirit & Pride Initiatives
  • 5. Housing Support Initiatives

B. All actions of the C.O.C must be reported to the Board of Directors (BOD). On receiving report

of the actions taken, the B.O.D may decide to reconsider...

Environmental Policy Committee

The Environmental Policy Committee formulates and encourages the adoption of policies that will make ASI's internal practices more environmentally sustainable. In addition the committee also seeks:

  1. To collaborate with Cal State L.A. administrators to formulate and encourage the adoption of policies that will make Cal State L.A. a more environmentally sustainable campus,
  2. To educate the on-campus community on the topic of environmental sustainability and environmental justice,
  3. To formulate and encourage the adoption of policies that will make...

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee coordinates the information, programs, projects, and problems to be considered by the Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors. The Executive Committee shall also provide general policy guidelines, and make specific policy decisions, in place of the entire Board of Directors only when the BOD cannot be called together to act on an emergency matter.

All policy decisions of the Executive Committee shall be reported to the BOD and may be overturned by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the BOD present at the meeting.

The Executive Committee shall be...

Finance Committee

Finance Committee

Meeting Time/Day: Friday's Biweekly from noon - 2 pm
Location: Please check our meeting calendar for the next meeting

The Finance Committees acts on behalf of the BOD in all matters pertaining to income appropriation, and the safeguarding of Associated Students, Inc. funds. The Finance Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding allocation of funds. The committee also prepares an annual budget which must be submitted to the Associated Students, Inc. BOD in sufficient time for review and approval in accordance with Article VI, Section 4 of these Bylaws. The Finance Committee also has the responsibility for recommending the most appropriate investments.

What is the...

Funding Committee Meeting

Funding Committee Meeting

Meeting Time/Day: Every other Friday
Location: TBD

The Funding Sub-committee is a sub-committee of the Finance Committee, hereafter referred to as the Funding Committee.

  • A. This committee is only granted the Authority for Allocations. This sole authority of taking action on funding proposals is referenced in Article IV, Section 1, of the Finance Committee Code of Procedure - Policy 201.
  • B. As is the nature of a sub-committee; the Finance Committee, and ultimately the Board of Directors (BOD), have the power to reverse or change any action, or supplement for any lack of action, taken in this committee.
  • ...
General Election Committee

The purpose and function of the ASI General Elections Committee is to:

  1. Market ASI and successfully recruit new members throughout the year but especially for the spring general elections.
  2. Recommend the dates and times for all ASI Elections to the BOD.
  3. Assist the VPA and Elections and Orientations Commissioner with organizing and marketing every aspect of the general elections process.
  4. Develop an Elections Packet with a candidate's application for office for distribution at opening of the filing period.
  5. Publicize notices of...
Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee

What is the Legislative Affairs Committee?

The Legislative Affairs Committee's charge is to review, research, and make recommendations on, but not limited to, legislation emanating from the California State Legislature and United States Congress. This is an ASI Internal Committee.

What does the Legislative Affairs Committee do?

It shall be the purpose and function of the Legislative Affairs Committee to:

  • Recommend a list of legislative priorities and recommended action to the BOD for approval by the third regularly...
Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee shall act on behalf of the BOD in all matters concerning employees of the corporation. Such actions shall be in accordance with Title V of the Administrative Code of the State of California, Policies and Directives of the Board of Trustees of the California State University and Colleges, Policies of the University, the Articles of Incorporation, and the ASI Bylaws.

The Personnel Committee makes recommendations to the BOD regarding hiring employees, dismissing employees, establishing policies regarding employee benefits, responsibilities, compensation, and...

Shared Governance Council

The purpose and function of the Shared Governance Council (SGC) of the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) of California State University, Los Angeles.

  • A. Review, research and make recommendations on, but not limited to, Academic and Administrative policy affecting students.
  • B. Maintain active communication to the student body regarding but not limited to Academic and Administrative Affairs by creating resolutions, white papers, utilizing media outlets etc.
  • C. Work with all appropriate areas in order to ensure that genuine Shared Governance is...
University Council of Clubs and Organizations

The University Council of Clubs and Organizations (U.C.C.O.). strives to promote and encourage student clubs and organizations to be aware of and participate in the campus governance of California State University, Los Angeles. The U.C.C.O. serves as a forum for communication and cooperation between officially recognized clubs and organizations and ASI.