Section 1. Qualifications of Senators
A. All senators must meet qualifications as defined in Article 7, Section 1 of the Constitution.
B. All Senators must be ASUM members for the duration of their terms of office.
Section 2. Duties.
All senators must carry out their duties as listed in the Constitution and Personnel Policy.
A. All Senators shall serve on at least two boards or committees unless specifically exempted by the Vice President.
B. All Senators shall attend all Senate and committee meetings, for the duration of the meeting, unless excused by the President or the chair.
C. Any presidential appointments made to fill vacant Senate seats shall be approved by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the Senate.
D. All Senators shall formally be required to hold one office hour each five-day week in the ASUM office on the mountain campus. This shall be overseen by the Vice President.
1. This office hour must occur between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
2. Failure to do so beyond three missed office hours will result in an unexcused absence.
3. The office hours will be started by the Monday before the third Senate meeting and will be held each day that regular classes meet. Office hours will not be required during days when classes are not held, during the week of formal lobbying, or during the week before finals week.
E. At least once each semester, all ASUM Senators are required to staff a weekly ASUM table in the UC as well as a monthly table at the COT no less than one hour with the purpose of staying in touch with the student body to address issues of concern. ASUM tabling will be overseen by the Vice President.
F. All Senators will be required to attend a fall retreat and a spring retreat if one is offered.