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ACES/SACES Call for Graduate Student Representative

November 11, 2019 9:47 PM | Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway (Administrator)

ACES/SACES Call for Graduate Student Representative

Each of the five ACES regions nominates one student to serve as the ACES Graduate Student Representative (GSR). From these five nominations, the ACES Governing Council will choose one student to serve in this position. This is a three year service position: designee, current, and past GSR. The GSR must be available to attend the ACES Governing Council Meeting June 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah and commit to attending all Governing Council meetings for his or her term.  A complete description of the ACES GSR requirements can be found here.

SACES is currently accepting applications from doctoral students who are early in their academic program (a graduate student serving as a GSR must hold doctoral student/doctoral candidate status for at least 2 years of their service and only the final year could be served as a new faculty member or supervisor) to be the SACES nominee. SACES will select a GSR nominee and an alternate. In the event that the SACES nominee is selected to serve as ACES GSR, the alternate will be appointed to the SACES Board for 2020-2021. In the event that the SACES nominee is not selected to serve as ACES GSR, the nominee will be appointed to the SACES Board for 2020-2021. 

To apply, please email the following materials in one PDF to Elizabeth Villares at president@saces.org 


(1) A cover letter describing your educational and other relevant experiences to the position, including your previous and/or current involvement with ACES and SACES.

(2) A current CV

(3) Your answer to this question (posed by ACES): “What would be different in a year service position that would show it was useful, that you were the right person to apply, and that ACES was right to have selected you?

(4) A video (minimum of 5 minutes) that discusses (a) Your goals as outlined in their submitted statement referencing what would be different in a year of service; (b) Your understanding of what this role does and the necessary level of commitment it will take. Please share your video from a cloud storage platform (i.e., Dropbox, Google Drive) and reference the URL link in your cover letter. 


Applications are due Friday, January 3, 2020. 


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