Legislation Committee - chaired by Student Senate Secretary
The Legislation Committee is responsible for reviewing all proposed legislation and amendments. The committee votes to accept or reject the propositions before presenting it to the senate to vote
Finance Committee - chaired by Student Senate Treasurer
The Finance Committee consists of seven total members: Chair (Executive Treasurer), Vice Chair, one member from each cohort, as well as one at-large position. The Finance Committee convenes in closed meetings to fulfill their duties and responsibilities. These duties and responsibilities include: receiving and reviewing budget requests from clubs for funding as needed, reporting specific allocations to approved student clubs budget requests at the next Senate meeting, remaining in communication with the Treasurers of each class cohort, entertaining requests for funds from the following: Charitable organizations; Relief efforts; Scholarships; Memorial funds; and Groups whose continued existence is driven by donations, assisting the Executive Treasurer in establishing and allocating the funds in the Student Senate Business Office Account to our internal committees and objectives, and also working with the Student Groups Committee to audit any clubs that defy a Senate issuance.
Judicial Committee - chaired by Student Senate Vice President
The Judicial Committee shall verify the membership eligibility of all Members, enforce the Student Senate Attendance Policy, as described in Appendix A of the Student Senate Constitution and Bylaws, and review and vote on all applications for the formation of a new student group, as described in Appendix B of the Student Senate Constitution and Bylaws, enforce all Student Senate Policies contained within the Standing Rules and all portions of the Student Senate Constitution and Bylaws, including the appendices of both documents, handle all internal concerns and appeals from the Student Senate, including calls for Judicial Review, Impeachment, and accusations of the negligence of duties, and interpret the Constitution and Bylaws, Rules of Order, and Standing Rules as approved by the Senate.
Elections Committee - chaired by Elections Chairperson
The Elections Committee oversees all elections held within the senate. Representative and officer elections are held by the chairperson over canvas. Internal committee elections are overseen by the executive president and elections chairperson. The elections committee helps to tally votes for homecoming court elections as well as any other special projects the committee takes on.
Publicity and Marketing Committee – chaired by P&M Chairperson
The Publicity and Marketing Committee oversees the promotion of Student Senate and Senate events. This includes internal projects such as documenting Senate happenings, as well as external projects like advertising Senate-sponsored events to the college community. As part of this, P&M is also in charge of events like Campaign, Senate in the Concourse, and Trunk or Treat.
Student Groups Committee - Chaired by Student Groups Chairperson
Clubs Committee oversees and assists student groups and many of their functions, including registration, promotion, collaboration with faculty and staff, and the creation of new student groups.
Advocacy & Service Committee
The Elizabethtown College Student Senate Service Committee aims to increase service awareness among the Student Senate and the student body. This is achieved by actively participating in and seeking valuable service projects on campus, in the community, nationally, and internationally. It is our goal to create an environment in which students, faculty, and staff can participate in service together, and strive to exemplify the motto, "Educate for Service".
The Traditions Committee plans and executes traditions such as Homecoming and Tree Lighting. This committee meets frequently to prepare for the traditions on campus.
Academic Council proposes academic policy and is the overseer and evaluator of the curriculum of the College and the quality of its academic program. The Council’s function is to consider academic questions that are fundamental in nature and broad-based in scope including, especially, the core reviews policy regarding admissions standards, degree requirements, and the content and quality of the overall curriculum and the academic programs.
The Alumni Council is a group of highly dedicated individuals who govern and represent the entire Elizabethtown College Alumni Association (ECAA). They serve as the voice of all Blue Jays and aim to create mutually beneficial bonds between alumni and Elizabethtown College. The Council also provides strategic direction for the ECAA on all matters related to alumni, alumni relations and alumni engagement.
Campus Inclusion Committee Campus Inclusion Committee (CIC) is a standing committee chaired by the Senior Advisor for Diversity, Equity and Belong, intended to be a working and recommending body. The purpose of the committee is to make recommendations to the Senior Advisor for DEB, and to implement the CIC operational plan.
Campus Life Council
Campus Life Council consists of representatives of the faculty, student body, and administration who work to read and review the Distinguished Student Award Essays in preparation for the Annual Spring Student Awards Ceremony.
Core Committee recommends policies related to Core Program and advises the Provost in matters of staffing, implementing, and funding of the Core curriculum. Meets once or twice a month.
Core Reform Core Reform Committee helps to bring new ideas regarding what a new core curriculum could look like at Etown.
Educational Assessment Committee
To ensure that student learning is regularly and skillfully assessed and that the results of these assessment activities are used to strengthen the educational programs and inform resource allocation across the institution.
Parking Appeals Board
Reviews all parking ticket appeals with Campus Safety.
Religious Life Committee
Responsible for planning campus-wide programming and serves as a consultant group to the Office of the Chaplain.
Transition Committee The Transition Committee is responsible for writing a new constitution for a potential model of student government at Elizabethtown College. They are formed from members of various on-campus leadership positions: student athlete, student employee, peer mentors, etc. This potential constitution would be voted on by the current senate model, and then the student body before the new governing body goes into effect.