Officers and Elections

Description of Officers and Duties

This organization recognizes a chairperson, co-chairperson, executive head coach, cardinal patriarch, grand gallumpher, treasurer, and press secretary that shall be elected by its members on a trimesterly basis.

The chairperson and co-chairperson are charged with the administration of regular club operations (arranging meeting times and locations, planning the agenda, and organizing club functions). The coaches are charged with the administration of club practices and development. The press secretary is a vital role covering any and all relations pertaining to the media and media relations. The cardinal patriarch is a largely ceremonial figurehead, and shall call every meeting to order and act as a face for the team. The grand gallumper shall be important during each and every match, as all final decisions are directed to them. The treasurer shall oversee the budget and report financial concerns to the chairperson and co-chairperson.

Procedure for Officer Election and Removal

All transfers of power will be done by democratic coup during the third full moon of every trimester (or second, if three do not fall over the course of the term). The coup will be in the form of a stomp box competition, wherein the existing leadership struggles to defend their posts as a group against the challengers. An impartial jury of no less than 9 freshman or sophomore members shall be the referees during this competition, and their decision is final unless the losing team has a successful rebuttal. A rebuttal shall be in the form of a stomp box competition, wherein the jury struggles to defend their decision against the losing team. An impartial jury composed of the winning team shall be the referees during this competition, and their decision is final unless the losing team has a successful rebuttal.

Current Officers:

President, Grand Gallumpher, CEO, and Chairperson: Annika Benoy ’20

Co-Chairperson, Cardinal Patriarch, Treasurer, and Press Secretary: Nikko Baer '20

Vice President, Vice Cardinal Patriarch, and Supreme Council Member: James Gardner '20

Vice President, Executive Head Coach, and Supreme Council Member: Daniel Johnson ’20

Previous Officers:

President, Grand Gallumpher, CEO, and Chairperson: Sophia Buehrer '19

Co-Chairperson, Executive Head Coach, Cardinal Patriarch, Treasurer, and Press Secretary: Charlie Kapsiak '19

Vice President, Vice Cardinal Patriarch, and Supreme Council Member: Nick Vetterli '19

Vice President and Supreme Council Member: Kate Richardson '19