ARTICLE II

Representative Organizations

SECTION ONE:  Membership

The legislative body of the college shall be named the Student Senate of Northern Oklahoma College.

A. General membership
  • 1. There shall be five (5) senators to represent the classes: three (3) freshmen and two (2) sophomores. 
  • 2. Each residence hall shall elect one senator. 
  • 3. There shall be four (4) non-resident senators to represent the commuters.

B. Officers of Student Senate

  • The six (6) elected offi cers of the Student Senate shall be president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, reporter and parliamentarian.
C. Eligibility for Membership
  • 1. To be eligible for election, the presidential candidates shall have attended Northern for one semester, have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.50, be enrolled in at least twelve (12) hours and be in good conduct standing with the college.
  • 2. Each member must have a cumulative grade-point  average of 2.00, be enrolled in at least twelve (12) hours and be in good conduct standing with the college.

D. Term of office

  • 1. All members of the Student Senate shall be elected for a period of one (1) school year. 2. The regular term of office shall begin at the start of the school year.

E. Vacancies

  • 1. Vacancies among senators must be filled within thirty (30) days by presidential appointment with approval of the Student Senate. 
  • 2. Vacancy in the office of Student Senate president shall be filled by the Student Senate vice-president. 
  • 3. Other vacancies in the office of the Student Senate shall be filled by election held within the Student Senate.
  • 4. The presidents of the Student Senate and the Student Body shall not hold any other executive office on campus.