About the Office of Vice President Internal:
The Vice President Internal (VPI) is second to the Presidency, acting in Presidential office if the President is incapable of fulfilling their duties or if the President were to resign. The VPI acts as a signing authority and is thereby entrusted with the CASG finances. Furthermore, the VPI is responsible for the inner workings of CASG.
The VPI is also responsible for coordinating all academic student representation at Carleton University and on Student Senate. It is the VPI’s responsibility to recruit, train and manage all of CASG Representatives. In other words, the VPI is responsible for making sure that the CASG General Election runs efficiently. It is the VPI’s responsibility to ensure that all CASG committees meet as required, and that the committees are actively filled.
The VP Internal is responsible for contacting both the Faculty Coordinators and their respective representatives (First Year and Departmental) on a regular basis. The VPI ensures that CASG representatives are fulfilling their responsibilities as outlined by the CASG By-Laws.
The VPI ensures that the proper meeting process is maintained throughout Student Senate and CASG General meetings. The VPI is responsible for calling to order, facilitating, and arranging the CASG General meetings. That is, formulating and distributing the agenda in advance, scheduling, room booking, ordering food/refreshments, keeping track of attendances, hiring the secretary and chair of Student Senate, and ensuring the recording of minutes.
Flow Chart of Positions under the VP Internal:
About the Current Vice President Internal:
Michael is a fourth-year student in Public Affairs and Policy Management, specializing in International Studies. Since arriving at Carleton back in 2012, Michael has been involved on-campus, mentoring incoming PAPM students, playing in the Carleton Jazz Ensemble, and joining a number of clubs and societies. He also worked as a Residence Fellow for Dundas House in 2013-14. Outside of school, Michael has done extensive co-op work in the non-profit sector. His placements have included working in outreach, program development, and program evaluation for Forum for Young Canadians and the Ottawa Food Bank. He has also served on the board of directors of his local community association.
A native of Victoria, BC, Michael enjoys making music, trying new restaurants, typing in Helvetica, and discussing urban development with (uninterested) friends.
Michael is the interim VP Internal until an election in October has been held to elect a permanent VP Internal