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Executive Budgetary Committee

The Executive Budgetary Committee (EBC) receives and reviews funding requests from Representative Boards, Community Associations, Clubs, Committees, and divisions of Student Government and makes funding requests to the General Student Senate, and sometimes votes on sponsorship of resolutions.  The committee consists of the Vice President for Financial Affairs, the Student Body President, the Student Body Vice President, the Vice President of Student Organizations, and four senators. Additional Funding Requests must be handed into Financial Affairs Office by noon on Wednesdays in order to come before EBC at 5:30 later that day.

Chair: Justin Conant, Vice President of Financial Affairs

Student Organizations Committee

The Student Organizations Committee meets weekly to review applications for preliminary and final recognition, organization name changes, and constitution adjustments.  After discussing the applications and presentations the SOC makes a recommendation to the General Student Senate.  The committee is comprised of the VPSO (Vice President of Student Organizations), two senators, and a CASE representative.  They meet at 3:00 P.M on Monday.  An appointment is required so please submit all applications by 5:00pm the day before the meeting.

Chair: Andrew Prusaitis, Vice President of Student Organizations

Student Entertainment Committee

Great music. Great minds. Great price.

Sounds great?

The Student Entertainment Committee (SEC), a division of UMaine Student Government, strives to bring high-quality events to campus – from major concerts (examples include Dierks Bentley, Ludacris, Panic at the Disco, Maroon 5) to major comedians (examples include Bob Saget, Demetri Martin, Daniel Tosh) to popular guest lecturers (a recent example being “Mythbusters” from Discovery Channel).  The Student Entertainment Committee consists of UMSG Inc. Senators, and it’s also open to ANY STUDENT WHO WANTS TO HELP PLAN EVENTS ON CAMPUS.

Chair: Patrick Fortier-Brown, Vice President of Student Entertainment

Marketing and Public Relations Committee

The Marketing and Public Relations Committee (MPRC) is dedicated to forming ideas on how to market the University of Maine Student Government and its ideas to the undergraduate student body.  Senators who serve on this committee attend events on campus sponsored or run by Student Government while also acting as a think-tank for the Director of Communication.

Chair: Chelsea Gillies, Director of Communications

Membership Committee

The purpose of the Membership committee is to have jurisdiction over all issues surrounding recruiting new senators, and retention of current senators.  It shall also be the responsibility of the Membership Committee to monitor the adherence of senators to the requirements laid out in the Standing Rules of the General Student Senate.

Chair: Mattie Paradise, Senator

Policy and Procedure Committee 

The purpose of the Policy and Procedure Committee is to have jurisdiction over, the Constitution of UMSG, Inc., the Standing Rules of the GSS, all other documents governing Student Government action, or all actions taken by the GSS, or any part, division or agency of UMSG, Inc.

Chair: Sean Foley, Senator

Services Committee

Services acts as a liaison between students and entities at the University of Maine such as dining services, the bookstore, property management and Cutler Health. It works to act upon ideas to better services provided to the students by the University.

Chair: Caroline Harvey, Senator

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Contact Information

Student Government
5748 Memorial Union, 1st Floor
Orono, Maine 04469-5478
Phone: 207-581-1778 | Fax: 207-581-4594
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System