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 and meets in Student Union 214.
Each committee of the Senate is made up of at least twelve senators who are either appointed or elected as well as the President Pro Tempore or her designee.[box type=”warning”] If you decide to attend a meeting, after submitting your allocation requests through Knight Connect, please do not arrive earlier than 30 minutes before the posted meeting time(s). If you are unable to attend, you must email the Chairperson of the Committee to ask them to represent you, provided you follow up via email before the scheduled meeting time(s).[/box]
RSO’s and individuals need to complete A&SF Financial Training each year prior to requesting funding. The reference guides provided below are for information purposes only, please refer to A&SF Financial Training website for more information or to sign up for training.
Committee Meeting Dates and Times
|CRT MON@ 4:30 p.m.||FAO MON @ 2:30 p.m.||LJR TUES @ 1:30 p.m.||E&A MON @ 10:30 A.m.||SBA WED @ 1:00 p.m.||ORC WED @ 4:00 p.m.||SENATE MEETING THURS @ 7:00 p.m.|
Financial Allocations for Organizations Committee (FAO)
The FAO Committee is responsible for overseeing the Senate Working Fund. 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.[box type=”info”]
It is recommended by the Financial Allocations for Organizations (FAO) Committee that DJ services utilize OSI’s Knights of the Turntable. All other services used require additional justification.[/box]
Meeting Time: Tuesday at 4:30PM
FAO Vice Chair
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: Monday at 4:30PM
CRT Vice Chair
Operations Review Committee (ORC)
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-Funding Forms and approves promotional materials. 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: Wednesday at 4:00PM
- ORC Funding Limitations 2016-2017
- ORC Fiscal Probation Policy 2017-2018
- Bill 49-77 Updates to Title VIII: The Finance Code changes to Fiscal Probation Policy
- ORC Updates Regarding Promotional Materials 2016
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: Tuesday at 10:00AM
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: Monday at 2:30PM
E&A Vice Chair
Student Body Advocacy Committee (SBA)
The SBA Committee debates, amends, and passes (favorably or unfavorably) all measures advocating on behalf of the student body in regards to student, university, and legislative affairs. The SBA Committee also debates, amends, and passes (favorably or unfavorably) the Legislative Priorities of the Student Government Association. The SBA committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.
Meeting Time: Wednesday at 1:00PM
SBA Vice Chair