These are the committees that make up the Senate. This is where a majority of your work will be accomplished. Each committee has a very specific purpose and handles its own specific business.
Each committee of the Senate is made up of at least ten senators who are either appointed or elected as well as the President Pro Tempore or her designee.
Financial Allocations for Organizations Committee (FAO)
The FAO Committee is responsible for overseeing the Senate Working Fund and the Office Supplies Account. It allocates money from these accounts to registered student organizations. FAO hears all allocations and bills on campus for events, performances, and more. The FAO Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Conference Registration and Travel Committee (CRT)
The CRT Committee is the sister fiscal committee to the FAO Committee. CRT is responsible for overseeing the Registration and Travel Account. CRT approves allocations and bills for travel, registration, and conference expenses for individual UCF students and registered student organizations. The CRT Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Mondays at 4:30pm
CRT Vice Chair
Operations Review Committee
The ORC reviews and investigates the use of all funds allocated through the Activity and Service Fee to ensure that they are being used properly. ORC handles all Post Event and Post Travel Forms and approves promotional material. The ORC Committee also reviews and makes changes to the Finance Code (Title VIII). The ORC Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.
Meeting Time: Thursdays at 12:00pm
ORC Vice Chair
Legislative, Judicial, and Rules Committee (LJR)
The LJR Committee reviews legislation and recommends changes concerning the Student Government Constitution, Student Body Statutes, and Senate Rules. The LJR Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Thursdays at 3:00pm
LJR Vice Chair
Elections and Appointments Committee (E&A)
The E&A Committee interviews and passes favorably or unfavorably appointments made by the Student Body President. The E&A Committee is also responsible for reviewing and making changes to the Elections Statutes (Title VI). The E&A Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays at 12:00pm
Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC)
The GAC Committee reviews local, state, and federal laws and legislation that directly affect the student body at UCF. The GAC Committee also debates, amends, and passes measures pertaining to Governmental Affairs. The GAC committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays at 11:00am
GAC Vice Chair