The Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol is managed by an Executive Board of 5 students who have achieved the rank of Senior Member and have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, extensive on-the-job experience, a capacity to make tough decisions, great communication skills, and more. As a team, they represent the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol as an organization and take on the necessary responsibilities of overseeing all members. The Executive Board is chosen through an application process and interview process led by the previous Executive Board and the Coordinator of Administrative and Operational Support Services, Crystal Young. Each Executive Board serves for one calendar year.
The general duties of the Executive Board include participation in the hiring process, serving as Officer In Charge at large events, and being on-call to handle any questions or work-related emergencies of SASP members. They communicate with the Office of Public Safety and lead weekly meetings for the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol. Most importantly, board members act as role models for other members of SASP.
Each position on the board also comes with specific duties:
- Executive Director - The Executive Director acts as the leader for the entire organization. They not only oversee the general body of SASP but the other Executive Board members as well. The Executive Director’s largest responsibilities are allotting disciplinary action, maintaining equipment, and handling any public relations.
- Operations Coordinator - The Operations Coordinator assists in overseeing the general body of SASP. The Operations Coordinator’s main responsibilities are to create a work schedule based on availability and to complete the necessary paperwork associated with payroll.
- Training Coordinators - The Training Coordinators assist in overseeing the general body of SASP. The Training Coordinators as a pair are also responsible for leading the introductory training for new hires, the advanced trainings, evaluating all employees on a regular basis, and for granting promotions to Trainee, Junior and Probationary Members.
- Communications Coordinator - The Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in expanding the visibility of SASP on campus and cultivating relationships with other student organizations and campus community members.