- WSASEA Constitution
- (amended on June 30, 1993 and June, 2001, May 2004, by membership vote)
Article I - Name
The name of this association shall be the Washington State Association of Student Employment Administrators, referred to as WSASEA.
Article II - Purpose
We, the Administrators involved in Post Secondary Education programs concerned with student employment, establish the Washington State Association of Student Employment Administrators for the following purposes:
1. To bring together the officials of Postsecondary Educational Institutions and other interested parties in the state of Washington who are involved with Student Employment Programs.
2. To emphasize Student Employment as an educational factor in the development of effective and productive citizens, and as an economic factor in providing financial support for students in higher education.
3. To provide an annual meeting as an effective forum for the problems, issues, and prospects of student employment programs between educational institutions.
4. To accomplish the following goals of the organization: share expertise and information; renew dedication and direction, and unite our abilities to better serve the economic and educational needs of college students.
5. To stimulate and promote the education and professional development of student employment administrators.
Article III - Membership and Dues
1. Membership shall consist of those from Postsecondary Educational Institutions and other interested parties who have an interest in student employment programs. This includes, but is not exclusive to, Financial Aid Administrators, Student Employment Administrators, Placement and Cooperative Education Administrators.
2. The amount of annual Association membership dues shall be established by a quorum and majority vote of the Executive Board and approved by the membership. The use of the dues collected shall also be established by a consensus of the Executive Board.
Article IV - Government
1. The administrative responsibility of this Association shall be vested in an Executive Board, which shall consist of President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Webmaster, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Member-at-Large. The duties of each office are included in Article III of the By-Laws.
2. Elections will be by vote of membership attending the annual meeting, or by absentee or electronic ballot. One vote shall be allotted each member. Vote shall be decided by majority rule.
3. Election of the Executive Board shall be for a two (2) year period, July 1 - June 30 of the following year, except for the positions of President-Elect, President, and Past-President, which shall be for 1 year each in sequence, and Webmaster, which is an appointed position and continuing until vacated by the person or replacement is deemed necessary by the Executive Board.
4. Renewal - An Executive Board member may hold the same office for more than one term (may be consecutive) if voted in by the membership.
Article V - Meetings
1. There shall be one annual meeting for the entire membership. Meeting location, time and agenda will be the responsibility of the Executive Board. Membership shall be notified 6 - 8 weeks in advance.
2. The President, with the consent of the Executive Board, shall call such other meetings as deemed necessary.
Article VI - Committees
There shall be such Standing Committees as designated by the By-Laws. Additional committees may be established by the President or Executive Board as deemed necessary.
Article VII - Ratification and Amendments
This constitution shall be considered ratified upon approval by two-thirds of those voting. The Constitution may be amended by two-thirds majority of those voting, provided that each amendment shall have been proposed in writing to the Secretary by the Executive Board, or by a committee authorized by the Association, or by petition of any three voting members of the Association, and provided, further, that a copy of the proposed amendment shall have been furnished to each voting member of the Association at least fifteen days before the vote is held.