Residence Hall Association
Area Councils support residential communities by organizing activities, events, and initiatives to further the mission of the Residence Hall Association (RHA), including the development of strong, cohesive communities in which students feel connected. There are four Area Council comprised of multiple residence halls. Gold team is comprised of Juniper, Polar, Magnolia Halls Green team is comprised of Beta, Castor, Kosove, Maple Purple team is comprised of Beacon, Endeavor, Horizon, Pinnacle, Summit and Silver team is comprised of Cypress, Greek, Holly South, Holly North
Each Area Council has their own Executive board that leads their Area alongside the advisor. Below is an overview of each position. Each Area Council is comprised of an Assistant Director of Operations, Assistant Director of Administration, Assistant Director of Programming, and Assistant Director of Public Relations. Please contact your Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) to learn how to join or ask your Residence Assistant (RA).
Assistant Director of Operations: In this role the individual will be responsible for presiding over meetings, preparing agendas, and leading the executive board as they work together to better serve residence hall communities. As the Assistant Director of Operations, they will be the main point of contact with their Area Council advisor who will empower and guide them to lead Area Council. The Assistant Director of Operations will take the lead on helping guide their Area Council towards the greater vision of Residence Hall Association's goals and visions.
Assistant Director of Administration: In this role the individual's responsibility will be budget related areas, including requesting money from the Residence Hall Association for programs or items to enhance their Area Council. The advisor of their Area Council will work closely with them to ensure the correct tracking/updating of the budget. The Assistant Director of Administration will also be responsible for keeping records (meeting minutes/attendance).
Assistant Director of Programming: In this role the individual will guide the programming efforts of their Area Council working closely with the Assistant Director of Operations, to make the vison of their programming efforts come to life. A key aspect of their role is to cultivate ideas from the Executive Board and the Members of their Area Council. As they move through making these ideas happen, they will be responsible for delegating tasks to your team that you need assistance with.
Assistant Director of Public Relations: This role oversees all marketing initiatives of their particular Area Council. If the individual has graphic design or Canva experience and would prefer to make their own fliers, they may. Another option will be for you to work with your Area Council Advisor to submit marketing request forms to the Housing and Residential Education marketing team