ILSA Student Officers

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Vice President:
West Virginia University College of Law
Chief Communications Officer:
University of Benin

Student Officer Elections

Three elected student officers manage chapter activities and serve as representatives for the organization: the student president, the student vice president, and the student chief communications officer. These officers are also voting members of the ILSA Board of Directors.

Running for an Elected Office

ILSA is no longer accepting Student Officer Nominations. Please return in Spring 2018 when the nomination process will reopen.  

Student-members from any ILSA Chapter may run for an elected office. To run, a student must submit a Declaration of Candidacy Form along with their Statement of Intent and a photograph to the ILSA Executive Office at [email protected] The Statement of Intent is written by the student-candidate and must include the candidate’s qualifications (involvement with ILSA, leadership experience, etc.), reasons for seeking office, and goals for ILSA during the designated academic year. Candidates may also include additional information. There is no set format for the Statement of Intent. These documents must be sent to [email protected].

Declaration of Candidacy Form 

Campaigning for Office

Student-candidates must conduct their campaigns according to the following rules:

1. Candidates may not campaign by sending ILSA members emails, mailings, or any by making other postings online or otherwise.

2. A candidate who attends Spring Congress may campaign for him or herself only at the Spring Congress meeting and not before.

3. Posters, flyers, buttons and all other election propaganda are prohibited.

4. The current student officers may not actively support or campaign for a candidate. HOWEVER, current student officers seeking reelection or election to a different officer may campaign for themselves.

5. The ILSA Executive Office will send all of the Statements of Intent it receives to registered ILSA Chapters by a previously specified date. All Chapter members should review the Statements of Intent before voting for candidates.

Voting Procedures

All ILSA Chapters and Individual Members may vote in the Student Officer Elections. Each candidate's Statements of Intent will be circulated to all ILSA Chapter Members by email prior to the election

Voting will take place via an online voting platform in Spring 2018. Each Chapter will be sent a link to access the online voting platform. Each Chapter may vote ONE time.

If you have any questions about student officer elections, please email c[email protected].

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