Pride Leadership Council

The Pride Leadership Council is a group of students who volunteer in a variety of leadership and advocacy roles across campus as representatives of the CSU LGBTQIA+ community.  PLC meets regularly with staff of the Pride Resource Center to provide feedback on campus and center initiatives/programs and to continue developing as leaders and advocates of our community.

We are looking for new representatives for 2021-2022! Application will open in August.

Contact pride_rc@mail.colostate.edu for more information.

ASCSU SENATE TEAM

The Associated Students of CSU (ASCSU) are elected representatives who advocate for CSU students on campus and at the local, state, and national levels of government. ASCSU oversees the allocation of student fees for campus programming, athletics, and a wide variety of services such as RamRide, Transport, Rams Against Hunger, media publication and much more. In addition to representative of each academic college, each Student Diversity Programs & Services office has representation in ASCSU. The Pride Resource Center typically has 4 seats in ASCSU; 2 Senator and 2 Associate Senator positions. Expectations of the roles include:

  • Represent needs of CSU LGBTQ+ students in ASCSU meetings, elections, voting, subcommittees, etc.
  • Attend ASCSU meetings once a week, plus additional subcommittee meeting requirements.
  • Attend Pride’s Leadership Council once a month to share updates with student leads associated with our office.
  • Meet and partner with senate teams of the other SDPS offices.
  • Speak with LGBTQ+ students to best represent their needs.
  • Occasionally meet with the Assistant Director of the Pride Resource Center.

PMSAC REPRESENTATIVES

The President’s Multicultural Student Advisory Committee (PMSAC) is a group of students who represent the Student Diversity Programs & Services and other multicultural groups on campus in advocating for student needs to the university President and Administrators. The Pride Resource Center typically has 2 seats in PMSAC. Expectations of the roles include:

  • Meet twice a month on Thursday evenings with the University President, CSU administrators and other PMSAC reps.
  • Represent the needs of CSU LGBTQ+ students in meetings, elections, voting, etc.
  • Meet and partner with reps from other SDPS offices.
  • Attend Pride’s Leadership Council once a month to share updates with student leads associated with our office.
  • Speak with LGBTQ+ students to best represent their needs.
  • Occasionally meet with the Assistant Director of the Pride Resource Center.

TRANS STUDENT SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVES

These positions represent the interests and needs of Trans & Nonbinary students on a variety of committees that work towards making CSU a more inclusive and accessible place for Trans, Nonbinary, Intersex, and gender diverse folx, such as the Trans Healthcare Committee and Trans Oversight Committee. The Pride Resource Center typically has 2-4 positions. Expectations of the roles include:

  • Provide feedback to staff & faculty about healthcare, mental health resources, housing, policies, and other aspects of the student experience.
  • Attend biweekly committee meetings & check ins with Assistant Director of Pride.
  • Attend Pride’s Leadership Council once a month to share updates with student leads associated with our office.
  • Speak with LGBTQ+ students to best represent their needs.

STUDENT ORG LEADERS

LGBTQIA+ affiliated student organizations are invited to stay connected to the Pride Resource Center through the Pride Leadership Council. Pride is committed to investing in our student orgs' development, leadership, membership, and continuity.

Pride Representative Application

We are looking for folks to participate in our Pride Leadership Council as members of ASCSU (Associated Students of CSU), PMSAC (President’s Multicultural Student Advisory Council), and Trans Student Support Representatives. These positions are volunteer opportunities that are a great fit for those looking to get involved and grow skills in advocacy and collaboration. Email maggie.hendrickson@colostate.edu with questions.
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