ARH Senate – The ARH Senate is composed of 30 voting representatives from the 10 Hall Associations. Each association is granted three to five seats (one vote per hall association), and they regularly makes decisions on a number of issues, including room/board rate increases, policy changes, and other issues affecting residence hall students. Meetings will be held on Mondays at 7 PM in Currier MPR during the fall semester. Location TBD in spring semester.
ARH Committee System – The ARH Committee System has the ability to look at issues directly and make recommendations to the ARH Senate. There are two types of committees; Standing and Ad-Hoc. Standing Committees are defined in the ARH By-Laws,. Ad-hoc Committees are formed based on needs of the ARH Senate. The following are some of the committees within ARH and NRHH:
· Student Life Committee
· Diversity/Social Justice
Financial Board – The Financial Board meets every other week and is chaired by the Finance Director. During these meetings, the Financial Board reviews all financial requests and discusses the allocation of funds. Funding requests greater than $600 are sent to Senate meetings with a suggested amount to be funded. The Finance Director also educates the financial board members on how to budget and spend their money responsibly.
Cabinet – Comprised of the Associations Director (chair) and the Presidents of each hall association, the Cabinet focuses on how to improve the hall associations and promotes collaborations between the halls. In addition, they are responsible for coordinating educational events such as the Hunger Banquet and American Red Cross CPR certification classes.
Vice Presidents Committee - Comprised of the ARH Student Life Director (chair) and the Vice Presidents of each hall association, this committee focuses on the hall improvements and safety/security in the residence halls.
Programming Committee- Comprised of the Co-Program Directors (chairs) and the Program Directors of each hall association, this committee meets to discusse the events going on in the halls and receives advice from the other programmers. Collaboration with ARH and the other halls is promoted during these meetings, and often multiple halls will share one event.
Communications and Marketing Committee. Comprised of the ARH Communications and Marketing Director (chair) and the CMD Directors of each hall association, this committee meets to promote committee and effective advertising in the residence halls. This committee may be responsible, but not limited to: Public Relations, newsletters, and campus-wide initiatives.