The ASI VP for External Affairs and Advancement (VPEAA) serves as an executive officer on the ASI Board of Directors and is responsible for representing ASI at the California State Students Association (CSSA) Plenary Meetings. Additionally, this person sits on related boards, commissions, and other policymaking groups of the California State University. At Cal State LA, they chair the campus Civic Engagement Committee and ASI Legislative Affairs & Advancement Committee and supervise the ASI Diversity & Inclusion Officer and ASI Civic Engagement Officer. Additionally, the VPEAA keeps the ASI Board informed about legislation affecting students and is responsible for engaging students in political action. The VPEAA also manages the ASI Resolution development process and arranges meetings with legislators at the State Capitol as part of the California Higher Education Student Summit.