The President’s Commission on Women and Gender Equity currently has openings for new members.  All interested persons are invited to submit an application.  Applicants may either be nominated by another person or may be self-nominated.

Current Openings:

  • State Classified Representative

Appointment Requirements:

Commission members are appointed for three-year terms, renewable up to two times by a vote of the Commission.  All interested persons should plan to fulfill at least the initial three-year term (students not required for 3 year-term).

The Commission meets once a month for an hour and a half.  These meetings typically are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:30-5:00 year round.

Additional meetings are held by subgroups, which are coordinated by the participants of each smaller working group.  All interested persons should plan on dedicating at least 10-15 hours a month to Commission meetings and work.

Commission members represent specific employment/student classes.  All interested person should feel comfortable working with the constituents they represent to bring issues, ideas and recommendations to the Commission.

Qualifications:

  • Have the commitment to help further the vision and mission
  • Be able to meet and fulfill the appointment requirements
  • Have a knowledge of women and gender issues and concerns

Application Process:

Applicants may either be nominated by another person or self-nominate  All applications receive equal consideration regardless of whether they are submitted by a nominator or the applicant.

To Nominate an Interested Person:

To nominate someone, please submit the completed application form (to be filled out by the nominee) and a summary (maximum one page) that addressed the following questions:

  • How does the nominee meet the qualifications?
  • Would the nominee be a positive addition to the Commission?  If so, how?
  • What past experiences has the nominee had that help illustrate her or his dedication to bettering CSU for women employees and students?
  • what else do you feel the Commission should know about the nominee when considering the application?
  • List additional references who might be contacted.
  • Name, job title and department of nominee.

In addition to the summary, nominees must fill out the application form included in this packet to show that they are sincerely interested in being nominated for membership on the Commission.

To Self-Nominate:

To self-nominate, fill out the application form included in this packet.  In addition to the form, include a summary (maximum two pages) addressing the following questions:

  • How do you meet the qualifications?
  • Would you be a positive addition to the Commission?  If so, how?
  • What past experiences have you had that help illustrate your dedication to bettering CSU for women employees and students?
  • What else do you feel the Commission should know about you when considering your application?
  • List additional references who might be contacted.
  • Name, Job title and department of nominee.

Application Deadline:

All applications must be received on or before October 18, 2017. Please fill out and submit the online application for new members prior to close of business on the October 18 for full consideration.

Before Applying: Before submitting an application either for yourself or a nominee, please read the About the Commission page.  It’s highly suggested that you explore the Commission’s website to familiarize yourself with the mission and goals of the Commission and see where your strengths might complement the work.

Selection Process: All applications will be reviewed by the current members of the Commission, who will then recommend nominees to the President for approval and official appointment.

Questions: Any questions about the Commission, application materials or application process can be directed to Katie Esquivel at katie.esquivel@colostate.edu

Application

Nominate an Interested Individual (For New Members)

Self-Nominate (For New Members)

Membership Renewal Form (Internal Applicants Only)