APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF STUDENT REGENT 2012-2014 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY The Associated Students of Northern

Arizona University (ASNAU), the Graduate Student Government (GSG) and the Arizona Students’ Association (ASA) announce the selection process for the next Student Regent. This year, the Student Regent will be selected from Northern Arizona University (NAU) and will serve from 2012 to 2014 Brief Description The Student Regent represents all students from Arizona’s three public universities (ASU, NAU and UA). He/she will hold the full rights granted to all members of the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR), with voting privileges in committee meetings and full voting rights during the second year of the two-year term. Qualifications Each applicant must be a currently enrolled, full-time student at Northern Arizona University with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for undergraduates and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for graduate students. They must also be residents of the State of Arizona. It is suggested that applicants have a general knowledge of the legislative process in Arizona, a basic understanding of the functions of the Arizona Board of Regents and a strong desire to represent students statewide. Selection Process Applications are due Wednesday, January 25th, 2012. After an initial review of the applications by the NAU Student Regent Selection Committee, eligible candidates will be asked to participate in a 30-minute interview to take place between Thursday, January 26th and Friday, January 27th 2012. Following a review of the applications by the ASA Board of Directors, the NAU Student Regent Committee will select three finalists, who will be forwarded to the ASNAU Senate for confirmation and then to the Governor’s office. The Governor then selects the nominee and forwards his/her name to the Arizona State Senate for confirmation as the new Student Regent. All applications must be returned to the ASNAU office no later than Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 by 5:00 PM. For more information, please contact ASNAU President Blaise Caudill at dominiccaudill@nau.edu or Johan Bodaski at jb2277@nau.edu.

NAU Student Regent Timeline 2011 Search for 2012-2014 Term

Tuesday, September 6 Tuesday, September 20 Wednesday, September 21 Thursday, September 22 & Friday, September 23 Tuesday, October 11 Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16 Wednesday, January 25th Thursday, January 26th and Friday, January 27th Monday, January 30th Tuesday, January 31st

NAU Student Regent application packets available NAU Student Regent information session Arizona Students’ Association (ASA) Board of Directors meeting at NAU (applicants strongly urged to attend) ABOR meeting at NAU (applicants strongly urged to attend) NAU Student Regent information session Conference of Arizona Student Leaders at NAU, hosted by ASA (applicants strongly urged to attend; registration is required through azstudentleaders.org) NAU Student Regent application packet due NAU Student Regent Interviews by Selection Committee NAU Student Regent Selection Committee meetingfinalists selected Finalists sent to the Governor’s Office for nominationselection

APPLICANTION FOR THE POSITION OF STUDENT REGENT 2012-2014 NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY Full Name ___________________________________________ Date __________________ Student ID Number _____________________Phone Number _________________________ Current Address _____________________________________________________________ City __________________State _____Zip ____________ Email ______________________ Credit Hours Completed _____________ Number of years at NAU ____________________ Cumulative GPA ________ Area(s) of Study ______________________________________ Political Affiliation __________________________________________________________ Will you be a full-time student during the 2012-14 school year? Are you an Arizona resident? (Required to apply) [] Yes [] No [] Yes [] No

Have you ever been arrested or to your knowledge, have any formal charges of professional misconduct, criminal misdemeanor or a felony ever been filed against you in any jurisdiction? [] Yes [] No Is there any possible conflict of interest or other matter that would create problems or prevent you from fairly and impartially discharging your duties as an appointee of Governor Brewer? Or, other information that would embarrass the governor? [] Yes [] No
Please Describe:

If you are a graduate student, please provide the following information: Undergraduate College _____________________Area(s) of Study _____________________ Please include the following information:  An unofficial copy of transcript;  Your responses to the four short essay questions attached to this packet; and on a separate document, a copy of your resume

Three letter of recommendation that are signed a sealed by the author, one of which must be from a faculty member; due upon interview with the Governor’s Office.

I hereby authorize the Northern Arizona University Registrar to release my cumulative GPA and residency status to the NAU Student Regent Selection Committee. All statements I made within or as part of this application and all statements submitted to the Search Committee are true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if any information or statement I have presented in or as part of this application is found to be false, I can be removed from consideration for the position of Student Regent. Signature _____________________________________________ Date_________________

Essay Questions: Your responses should be typed and should be no more that 500 words. 1. What role do you think the Student Regent has as a member of the Arizona Board of Regents? 2. Describe some of the unique issues facing each public university in Arizona (NAU, ASU, UA). What are some of the similar issues student's share across the three universities? 3. Please describe an accomplishment or experience in your recent past that illustrates your qualifications for the position of Student Regent? 4. What goal(s) would you like to accomplish as the Student Regent?