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FMHSG Recruiting Board Members

The Forensic Mental Health Student Group (FMHSG) is excited to begin the application process for our 2020-2021 executive board. This has been an invaluable professional experience for all of the current board members, and we encourage you to consider applying!  The purpose of the Forensic Mental Health Student Group is to assist in making better forensic psychology professionals through speaker series, workshops, and community involvement. The group hosts a number of events each year with the goal of providing information relevant to professional development in the field of forensic psychology as well as creating a space for discussing issues related to forensic mental health. The group also has plans to develop an alumni network as well as resources to benefit current students and alumni. Please see the list of open board positions and associated responsibilities, and note that all officers are expected to assist with planning and attending all events. All members are expected to contribute to all projects. 

President-Elect: The President-Elect works closely with the current President on all events and projects for the 2020/2021 academic year. The President-Elect will learn the role of President, in preparation for assuming that role for the 2021/2022 academic year. Thus, this position requires a 2-year commitment. The duties of the President, which the President-Elect will assist with, include:

  1. The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the FMHSG.

  2. The President shall be responsible for calling and facilitating meetings of the FMHSG.

  3. The President shall oversee all events and delegate tasks to other officers.

  4. The President shall oversee all projects and delegate tasks to other officers.

  5. The President shall serve as the main liaison with the faculty advisory and outside speakers.


Treasurer: The Treasurer serves as the primary financial manager of the group’s funds for the academic year. The duties of the Treasurer include:

  1. The Treasurer shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the FMHSG.

  2. The Treasurer shall be responsible for overseeing and managing the budget throughout the year.

  3. The Treasurer shall set expense limits for events and obtain estimates from vendors.

  4. The Treasurer shall file (through DocuSign) for reimbursement for expenses. 

  5. The Treasurer shall be the primary liaison between the FMHSG and University Administration to receive, disburse, and account for all funds of the FMHSG.


Secretary: The Secretary is responsible for the group's record keeping and scheduling.

  1. The Secretary shall be responsible for the recording and publishing of proceedings of all FMHSG meetings.

  2. The Secretary shall send email invites to the FMHSG board and other involved individuals for scheduling purposes.

  3. The Secretary shall book all rooms for all in-person events and organizing Zoom meeting locations for all remote events.


Student Representative Positions:


PsyD Student Representative: The PsyD Representative serves as a liaison between the group and other PsyD students. 

  1. Representative shall communicate the needs of their fellow students to the group.

  2. Representative shall disseminate information from the group and promote the group’s events to their fellow students.

First Year PhD Student Representative: The First-Year Representative serves as a liaison between the group and first-year PhD students. 

  1. The First-Year Representative shall communicate the needs of first-year PhD students to the group.

  2. The First-Year Representative shall disseminate information from the group and promote the group’s events to first-year PhD students.

MA Counseling Student Representative: The MA Representative serves as a liaison between the group and MA Counseling students. 

  1. Representative shall communicate the needs of their fellow students to the group.

  2. Representative shall disseminate information from the group and promote the group’s events to their fellow students.

MS Psychology Student Representative: The MS Psychology Representative serves as a liaison between the group and MS Psychology students. 

  1. Representative shall communicate the needs of their fellow students to the group.

  2. Representative shall disseminate information from the group and promote the group’s events to their fellow students.

Undergraduate Student Representative: The MA Representative serves as a liaison between the group and MA Counseling students. 

  1. Representative shall communicate the needs of their fellow students to the group.

  2. Representative shall disseminate information from the group and promote the group’s events to their fellow students.

How To Apply

Please note that all officers are expected to assist with planning and attending all events, and are also expected to contribute to all projects. If you are interested in applying, we ask that you submit the following application materials by Friday, October 30th, 2020 at 9:00 pm PST to the FMHSG email account.


Email Address: pauforensic@paloaltou.edu

Subject Line: Position(s) Applying For | Your First and Last Name


1) Curriculum Vitae (CV) 2) Brief Cover Letter (no more than one page) indicating your interest in up to 2 board member positions We look forward to reviewing your application materials, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! Best, FMHSG Board

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Forensic Mental Health Student Group

Palo Alto University

1791 Arastradero Rd

Palo Alto, CA 94304

pauforensic@paloaltou.edu

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