The Student Council is charged with promoting the interests of Student Members in the Society. Activities of the Student Council include providing support to student members of the Society via a website and other means of disseminating information of mutual interest, advocating participation of students in Society activities and meetings, and promoting Society membership benefits to potential members. Students with general questions and concerns should contact their particular representative for more information.
The members of the Student Council meet at each ASA meeting. Minutes from previous Student Council meetings are available below:
- Providence, RI (May 2014)
- San Francisco, CA (Dec 2013)
- Montreal, QC (Jun 2013)
- Kansas City, MO (Oct 2012)
- San Diego, CA (Nov 2011)
Periodically, members of the Council graduate or move on with their career in acoustics. These transitions leave openings on the Council membership roster. If you are interested in being a representative for your technical committee, please don't hesitate to contact the current Council chair, Whitney Coyle [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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To ASA student members,
Announcement for the application acceptance towards open ASA Student Council representative positions will be posted here. For aspiring students applicants, below here is the general information you need to know about the student council representative position.
Appointment to the Student Council is for a two-year term, starting immediately upon selection or at a specified future date. Student Council representatives are expected to attend both the Fall and Spring ASA meetings during their appointment, and will be reimbursed up to $500 for travel to each ASA meeting attended during tenure on the Student Council. It is important that the representative attends each biannual ASA meeting while on the Student Council, as this is where the Student Council conducts most of its business. General responsibilities of the representative include serving as a conduit for information for students within this Technical Committee, attending Technical Committee meetings and reporting on student activities, promoting the interests of students in the Society, and developing student-related activities within the Society.
Students interested in serving on the Student Council should be generally knowledgeable about the society and its activities and have attended at least one ASA meeting before applying. Applicants must be ASA student members. Preference will be given graduate students, pursuing either a masters or doctoral degree. Students who are members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.