President - Responsible for overseeing all PLU events, being the contact
person for PLU, setting up and
running regular meetings, organizing the annual Career
Forum, and organizing the Annual Marple-Schweitzer Memorial lecture.
Vice President - Responsible for recruiting new members, organizing the
initiation ceremony, and organizing the quarterly notebook and goggle
sales (sales during the quarter are coordinated through the undergraduate studies program assistant), as well as assisting the President and writing the year end review for the national
PLU board. In addition, the vice president acts as the PLU Chemistry Department Representative at the Graduate Student Association (GSA) Department Representatives quarterly meetings.
Secretary and Webmaster -
Responsible for keeping a record of meeting minutes both at board meetings and full
member meetings. Also, the secretary communicates with the
National PLU office when necessary (specifically when new
member information needs to be sent). Responsible for maintaining/updating the PLU website and the officer and members listservs.
Responsible for writing reimbursement checks, providing
funds for notebook/goggle sales and other events, collecting
money at socials, and assisting other officers as needed.
Awards Chair - Responsible for all awards given by the PLU including
TA awards, the Gelewitz award, PLU travel and service grants, seminar awards, and any
other donation/award. It is suggested the awards chair not be
a 4th year graduate student because they will not be eligible for
the Gelewitz award.
Social Chair -
Responsibe for providing advertisement,
food, and beverage for monthly social events and special
events such as the Marple-Schweitzer lecture and the Career
Service Chairs -
Responsible for running the clothing drive in the Fall and running Science in The Classroom throughout the year. Running SITC is a
very significant time commitment, and consists of recruiting
and coordinating volunteers, writing/editing lessons, gathering
supplies, and coordinating with the school/teachers.
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