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Become a TAB Member

TAB recruits members at the beginning of the fall semester. In rare occasions, TAB will recruit members in the spring. If you are interested in joining TAB, please e-mail TAB at tab@ttu.edu or call at (806) 742-4708. Interested students must complete an application, and then go through an interview process. TAB recruits between 15 to 25 students each semester.

 

Application submission for the Fall is now closed. Check back in January for Spring Recruitment!

Below, you will find more information about what it means to become a part of TAB.

Student Committee Members

Student Committee Members must adhere and believe strongly in the TAB Constitution, By-Laws, and the program philosophy of the Board as outlined in Appendices A-P. Student Committee Members must support student Coordinators by attending three (3) of their committee events and two (2) other than their own per semester. Student Committee Members must maintain one (1) set office hour in the TAB office each week between the designated open office hours.  They must also attend all committee meetings, help with both standard and non-standard forms of publicity, serve as a proxy representative for student Coordinators when deemed necessary, and perform any other duties as assigned by the President.  Student Committee Members shall work to uphold the values of a student/staff partnership and shall be entrusted with the ethical standards, responsibility and powers of authority subject in serving the needs and constituents of the University.  

Coordinators

Student Coordinators must adhere and believe strongly in the TAB Constitution, By-Laws, and the program philosophy of the Board as outlined in Appendices A-P. The student Coordinators must maintain five (5) set office hours in the Board office each week between the designated open office hours and attend at least two (2) events sponsored per semester other than their own.  Coordinators are responsible for submitting program proposal information to the Board, exercising all or part of the contract and riders associated with events, and advertising their own programs through both standard and non-standard forms of publicity as outlined in Appendix N. The Coordinator shall preside over the weekly meetings of their specific committee. The Coordinator will also provide feedback from this committee meeting at Board meetings. This person is responsible for training committee members on proper procedures, working closely with their project leader to see all tasks are completed and that other members are being delegated tasks to complete.  Coordinators are responsible for creating a scrapbook page for each event.  Coordinators must meet the number of program offerings and deadlines for programming as outlined in the TAB Master Calendar in Appendix K.  Coordinators shall work to uphold the values of a student/staff partnership and shall be entrusted with the ethical standards, responsibility and powers of authority subject in serving the needs and constituents of the University.

 

Vice President of Communications & Marketing

The Vice President of Communications & Marketing shall assume half the duties and responsibilities of the President in the event of his/her absence. The Vice President must maintain at least seven (7) office hours in the Board office each week between the designated open office hours and attend at least two (2) events sponsored per program committee per semester. The Vice President shall meet, as necessary, with the President and Vice President of Recruitment & Retention. The Vice President shall also be responsible for the marketing functions of the overall Board, not individual programs, and the regular evaluation of the Board’s programming to ensure consistency with its mission statement and the needs of the student body. This Vice President shall be responsible for keeping minutes at all Executive Team meetings and giving updates at each meeting. The Vice President will be responsible for correspondence with University departments as well as the community.  In addition, the Vice President is responsible for making sure the Board website and calendar are up-to-date. The Vice President shall be responsible for evaluating the marketing efforts of each programming committee and shall report this assessment to the President on a regular basis.  The Vice President must meet the deadlines as outlined in the TAB Master Calendar in Appendix K.   The Vice President shall also be held responsible for the fulfillment of duties of him/herself and the entire Board as stated in Article I of the By-Laws.

 

Vice President of Recruitment & Retention

The Vice President of Recruitment & Retention shall assume half the duties and responsibilities of the President in the event of his/her absence. The Vice President must maintain at least seven (7) office hours in the Board office each week between the designated open office hours and attend at least two (2) events sponsored per program committee per semester. The Vice President shall meet, as necessary, with the President and Vice President of Communications & Marketing. The Vice President shall be responsible for the organization of the annual year end banquet, recruitment socials, and any other ceremonial functions determined by the Board. The Vice President shall be responsible for evaluating the recruitment and retention efforts of each programming committee and shall report this assessment to the President on a regular basis. The Vice President shall maintain attendance records and office hour logs.  The Vice President shall plan social and morale building activities for the Board to recognize special occasions (i.e. birthdays, holidays, awards recognition, etc). The Vice President must meet the deadlines as outlined in the TAB Master Calendar in Appendix K. The Vice President shall also be held responsible for the fulfillment of duties of him/herself and the entire Board as stated in Article I of the By-Laws.

 

President

The President shall convene and preside over the meetings of the Tech Activities Board (TAB). The President shall serve as the official University representative for the Board. The President must maintain at least seven (7) office hours in the Board office each week between the designated open office hours and attend at least two (2) events sponsored per program committee per semester. The President shall schedule and attend all Executive Team meetings and any subsequent meetings consisting of the Vice President and Coordinators. The President shall have the power of calling for and disbanding ad-hoc committees of the Board. The President shall have the power to speak for the Board in an official capacity. The President shall serve as the representative on the Student Union Advisory Board or his/her designee. The President shall have the option to serve as an ex-officio member of any committee of Student Union & Activities. The President shall be responsible for activities and communication pertaining to TAB alumni and community relations. The President shall serve as the chief financial officer of the Board and, as such, monitor all expenditures and transact all financial business with assistance from the Advisor(s). The President shall be responsible for the coordination of the TAB calendar in November for the following spring semester and in April for the following fall semester in accordance with Appendix K.  The President must enforce the number of program offerings and deadlines as outlined in the TAB Master Calendar in Appendix K.  The President shall also be held responsible for the fulfillment of duties of him/herself and the entire Board as stated in Article I of the By-Laws.  The President will have a weekly meeting with the Advisor(s) to keep them up to date on activities. In the case of a tie in any Executive Team meeting, program proposal, or election, the President will break the tie with his/her vote.

 

Summer Board

The Summer Board Coordinator must adhere and believe strongly in the TAB Constitution, By-Laws, and the program philosophy of the Board. The Summer Board Coordinator is a paid position and is responsible for working 20 hours a week. This position is responsible for handling all logistical aspects for TAB during the summer months, including but not limited to, Raider Welcome, New Student Orientation, TAB marketing, TAB summer programs (movies, etc.), and the TAB retreat. The Summer Board Coordinator must meet the number of program offerings and deadlines for summer programming as outlined in the TAB Master Calendar. The Summer Board Coordinator shall work to uphold the values of a student/staff partnership and shall be entrusted with the ethical standards, responsibility and powers of authority subject in serving the needs and constituents of the University.