Leadership Duties

Leadership Duties

MISA offers students many opportunities to develop their personal and professional skill set. Leadership skills are highly valued by most Professional Firms. By becoming a member of MISA Leadership, you gain valuable hands-on experience running an organization.

If you are interested in joining the MISA Leadership Team (LT), please indicate so on your MISA Membership Application... and be sure to JOIN MISA in OrgSync, so that you will be ready to use the tools that the MISA LT uses to manage the MIS Association at Sacramento State.

Click here for a list of Leadership Teams by semester.


Interested in running for a leadership position? Read our bylaws.

Below are some of the Leadership Team position descriptions (subject to change).

  • President

    • Attend Nuts and Bolts Meeting

    • Overall supervision of the organization and its officers

    • Be the official spokesperson of the organization

    • Preside over all organizational meetings

    • Report officers’ progress and news to members at the beginning of each member meeting

    • Attend DOC Funding Meetings with or in place of the Treasurer

    • Approve purchases and reimbursements in conjunction with the Treasurer

    • Create master calendar for the club and board members

    • Responsible for club agreement form and booth logistics

Vice President

    • Attend Nuts and Bolts Meeting

    • Assist President and all other officers in completion of duties

    • Lead general and board meetings in president’s absence

    • Determine the duties for all other officers in conjunction with the President before the semester begins

    • Plan events with food, including ordering and working with Event Services

    • Responsible for reserving rooms for MISA meetings

    • Work with other business and technology clubs to plan joint events

Professional Correspondent

    • Attend Nuts and Bolts Meeting

    • Take meeting notes and post notes to officers in a weekly email

    • Update and maintain MISA’s Intellectual Property

    • Send email updates to all club members

    • Assist the Vice President and VP Marketing with their duties

    • Work with the VP of Information Systems to update Hornet Hub and the Website

    • Maintain membership records for the organization

    • Check the mailbox in the Student Union


    • Attend Nuts and Bolts Meeting

    • Responsible for keeping MISA account active with ASI and collecting dues at meetings

    • Approve purchases and reimbursements in conjunction with the leadership board

    • Make budget and get proposed purchases approved

    • Keep records/receipts of members that pay membership dues

    • Submit DOC funding applications and attend DOC funding meetings

Professional Relations Officer

    • Attend Nuts and Bolts Meeting

    • Seek out new sponsors for MISA and communicate with current sponsors

    • Invite guest speakers and work with recruiters to come to campus

    • Obtain parking permits for guest speakers

    • Prepare a member guide for each meeting. A member guide shall include background and contact information for each speaker, with speaker's permission.

    • Work with the Career Center to keep MISA updated on jobs and events

    • Provide content to Professional Correspondent to send weekly email

Project Manager/Marketing

    • Update the MIS display case in Tahoe Hall

    • Create and distribute recruitment materials, including MISA brochures and flyers

    • Write meeting announcements on whiteboards of current MIS/AIS/GIS classrooms

    • Send event announcements on Biz List, Facebook, etc.

    • Update MISA on Hornet Hub/LinkedIn/Instagram/Discord

    • Facilitate production and ordering of semester MISA shirts, stoles, and banner

    • Take pictures during MISA meetings and events

    • Assist VP Information Systems with election logistics

Information Systems Officer

    • Maintain and update MISA Website

    • Maintain and organize MISA email accounts before the semester begins

    • Find new technologies MISA can use as an organization

    • Work with advisor to ensure Dreamspark access to members

    • Assist with election logistics, including printing and assembling ballots

    • Provide a laptop (can be loaned from CSUS) for use at every regular and special meeting

    • Schedule board members to visit MIS classes to assist in recruitment

    • Help potential members register on Hornet Hub, process membership applications, and keep attendance records for meetings

    • Engage Community College tech groups and faculty to recruit future members

    • Mentor MISA members on their paths to graduation

Please note that more positions may be added and existing position responsibilities may change.