The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a voice for the international student community and an opportunity to affect real change. The ISAB works in collaboration with ISSS to improve communication and strengthen relations between the international student community and ISSS with the end goal of enhancing the experience of international students at ISU.
Members are selected through an application process that involves both ISSS and the current members of the Board. The ISAB is comprised of ten (10) members for the term 2017-2018, namely:
Each semester, three subgroups within the ISAB are formed, each comprising one third of the members of the Board.
One of these groups is always a survey group that is responsible for collecting and interpreting survey information from the international student community once per semester.
Two other groups will be assigned through a formal voting process. Each group will address a specific issue within one of the following broad topics:
All member must:
On the ISAB, there are three chair positions: President, Vice President, and Secretary. Below, you will find a brief summary of the positions and the responsibilities held by each.
The President guides and moderates the discussion of the Board. She is in charge of reporting to ISSS and is expected to be present at events hosted by ISAB.
Md. Mijan Rahman
The Vice President acts in place of the president should he be unable to attend meetings or events. Should the President have to leave the council at any point, the Vice President will act as the President.
The secretary is in charge of taking attendance and notes at each meeting. Along with the President, the Secretary meets with ISSS monthly to present and discuss the progress of the Board.
Another leadership opportunity is to become the chairperson of your project group. Each project group has one leader, the responsibilities of which include directing the work of their group and keeping everybody on task toward the completion of any project goals.