Engineering Student Leader Board (MESLB) shall be a committee of
students and faculty whose goal is to improve the experience of all
mechanical engineering students at the University of Michigan, to
provide a voice for the students to the administration, and act in
an advisory capacity to the Chair.
In that the Student
Leader Board is charged with improving the experience of all mechanical
engineering students and communicating concerns of the students to
the administration, possible goals for the committee include:
- To provide
a forum for the discussion of issues pertaining to students.
- To attempt
to resolve issues by utilizing the resources available to the members
- To gather feedback
from the general population of mechanical engineering students
and present that information to the administration.
- To be involved
in administrative committees and contribute to the improvement
of the Department through these external committees.
- To interact
with faculty concerning student's concerns for faculty and faculty's
concerns for students.
The members of
the MESLB shall be the following:
A Representative from GRIME
The President of Pi Tau Sigma
The President of UMME
A Mechanical Engineering Representative from SAE
A Non-Faculty Departmental Representative
the representative to the Planning Committee is not the Pi Tau Sigma
President, that person shall also be on the MESLB.
any of the presidents of any of the societies/organizations above
are unavailable or unwilling to serve, they should appoint or hold
an election for a representative from their society/organization.
current Peer Counselor shall be excluded from being on the MESLB
as a member, but is encouraged to maintain a close relationship with
In addition to
the aforementioned "fixed" positions, the MESLB shall contain
at least one or more "at-large" member(s) who is active
in student activities in the College of Engineering and/or the Department.
Efforts should be made to locate a second GRIME representative.
Besides the permanent
MESLB members, there should be a non-faculty/non-voting departmental
representative to sit on the committee. This person should be concerned
about student issues and in a leadership position within the Department.
Professors and/or guests will visit or will be invited to meetings
on an as-needed basis.
The MESLB shall
rotate the responsibility to facilitate the meetings, prepare the
agendas, and minutes, etc. This person is not the leader, but merely
a facilitator. All members on the MESLB are completely equal.
A MESLB notebook
will bemaintained in the Chair's office.
ADDENDUM A (2/5/98)
to the MESLB
If a former member of the Mechanical Engineering Student Leader Board (MESLB)
requests to serve on the Board as an alumni representative, s/he must:
1. Still be affiliated
with the University of Michigan,
2. Be able to attend
meetings on a regular basis, and
3. Prepare and submit a written description of the role they anticipate playing,
4. Reapply if interested in serving an additional term(s).
The current Board
members will consider the submitted proposal and vote upon it to
determine if s/he will provide a valuable contribution to the Board.
There must be a majority decision.
Only one alumni
representative will be permitted to serve on the Board an any given