SCU Announces the 2024 ASB Executive Board (E-board)
SCU Announces the 2024 ASB Executive Board (E-board)
Elections were recently held for the 2024 Southern California University of Health Sciences Associated Student Body Executive Board (SCU ASB E-Board) annual student leadership positions. The roles up for election were President, Vice President, CCO Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Community Liaison.
Congratulations to the following elected student leaders for 2024! All elected student leaders will serve a one-year term from January through December 2024.
President: Peter Shahat
Vice President: George Zakhary
Secretary: Sharon Lam
Treasurer: Roza Ouladi
Community Liason: Madison Park
CCO Chair: Ryhen Ann
2024 President: Peter Shahat
The E-board President shall be the leader and voice of the student body; provides inspiration and motivation; sets the tone at all meetings; creates a personal vision and mission for term in office; oversees members on the E-board; ensures the Constitution, policies, and procedures are correctly followed; collaborates with stakeholders; and creates proposals that will positively increase student life experiences.
“As ASB President, my vision is to empower and unite our school community by fostering an environment of inclusivity, leadership and collaboration. I envision our school community where every voice is not only heard but actively valued, and where every student has the opportunity to thrive academically, socially and personally. Your voices are the heart of our mission, I encourage every one of you to share your thoughts, concerns and ideas with our ASB team. Let’s make this year one where every one of us feels heard and empowered to make a difference,” said Peter.
2024 Vice President: George Zakhary
The E-board Vice President (VP) shall assist the ASB E-board President in its duties and responsibilities.
The VP also serves as the Presiding Officer of the Student Senate and ensures Senate duties and responsibilities are met; holds meetings; shares information; documents and reports meeting minutes and outcomes; assists the Senate with following the ASB Constitution and SCU policies and processes; and executes practices that are ethical and fair.
“I would like to thank the entire SCU student body for entrusting me with this position. I am here to represent your voice and wants/needs. My goals for my new position is to enhance student life and the experiences of all student going through all programs. This means not only providing students with an exceptional academic experience but also providing students opportunities to pursue meaningful and long-lasting memories/experiences,” said George.
2024 Secretary: Sharon Lam
The E-board Secretary shall record all minutes and ensure documents are communicated to appropriate individuals, properly stored, and remain accessible; respond to emails; aid students with following appropriate policies and procedures; update all websites, documents, and other related materials with accurate information.
“One of my main goals for my position as secretary is to streamline and improve record-keeping within ASB. I would also like to further cultivate the relationship between ASB and campus clubs in order to promote effective and efficient communication. As secretary, I want to bridge a communication gap that students may experience with ASB or SCU events,” said Sharon. “I am super thrilled to be joining ASB. Though my tenure with this program is nearing an end, I am delighted to be able to work as a secretary for the current students.”
2024 Treasurer: Roza Ouladi
The E-board Treasurer shall serve as the primary manager of ASB funds; monitor, communicate, and update ASB’s financial account via Quickbooks; provide students with ethical and professional advice on spending proposals including forecasting balances; ensure fiscal procedures, guidelines, and policies are followed; and work in partnership with the Council of Clubs and Organizations (CCO) Chair.
“In my new role as a treasurer, I aspire to leverage my past experiences to assist ASB in effectively managing finances, implementing risk management strategies, and facilitating comprehensive financial planning. Joining the ASB community is an exciting prospect, and I am committed to contributing to its ongoing success,” said Roza.
2024 Community Liason: Madison Park
The E-board Community Liaison shall collaborate with and remain updated on information related to university-wide and student-specific events and activities. This may occur between various offices such as the Alumni Affairs Office, Marketing Department, and Admissions Team as well as student clubs and organizations. This member shall answer questions about ASB goals and aspirations and serve to support students, including student clubs, boards, and committees, with achieving goals by being a reliable source of information.
“As a second-term Community Liaison, I’m looking forward to continuing my work in engaging students and student organizations in campus events, facilitating communication between ASB and student organizations, and utilizing the ASB social media platforms to help student organizations share their club events with the student body,” said Madison. “I am passionate about graphic design and digital marketing; visit me in the clinic or shoot me an email for help with designing club flyers, club logos, cohort t-shirt design, and more.”
2024 CCO Chair: Ryhen Ann
Student clubs and organizations are a key component to increasing knowledge, exploring interests; and connecting and networking with like-minded individuals. It is the responsibility of the CCO Chair to ensure clubs and organizations are receiving proper support to accomplish their goals as well as meeting active club requirements. See CCO Handbook for more details (See Article 6 for more information on CCO responsibilities).
This position can be held by two separate students if deemed appropriate by the E-board and designated ASB advisor(s) (see Article 9 for Adviser Responsibilities). Each Chair is entitled to equal pay.
“I am glad and honored to be given this opportunity as the 2024 CCO. I am very excited to work with all the clubs and organizations here at SCU. My aim is to bring students together to connect with each other and network with other like-minded individuals,” said Ryhen.
E-Board members exercise the executive functions of the ASB, and members’ duties are set forth within the ASB Constitution. To learn more about student leadership positions at SCU, visit the mySCU ASB Eboard & Student Senate page (mySCU login required).