As your elected student body President and Vice President we would like to welcome you to the 2012-
2013 academic year at Colorado State University. We could not be more honored to have the privilege to
represent and serve students at what we believe to be one of the top-tier universities in the United States.
As you are getting ready to embark on your academic journey, we would like to encourage you to explore
all of the resources that are offered here at CSU that can help you find and fuel your passions. Colorado
State University is lucky to have faculty and staff that are committed to your academic success and
we would like to encourage you to take advantage of that regardless of the courses that you will be
taking throughout the your time here. Outside of the classroom there are over 300 registered student
organizations that can help you define your time here at CSU. Be sure to explore the different programs
and opportunities that CSU has to offer which will help you to define what being a CSU Ram really
means to you.
The Associated Students of Colorado State University is your student government on campus and
we are committed to serving you for the entirety of our term. We will be representing your needs to
administration, the Board of Governors, and state, local, and national government. We take student issues
very seriously and have committed to making them our top priority. As an organization we oversee
the allocation of more than 40 million dollars in student fees which support campus programming,
activities and athletics, which is evident in nearly all aspects of student life. Throughout the year we
will be working to improve your time on campus with resources such as RamRide, more sustainable
transportation, transparency of how your student fees are being spent and being advocates for the student
We look forward to hearing from you throughout the year when you have questions, comments, or
concerns about anything that is affecting you or your experience at Colorado State University. Our doors
are always open and we will be out and about constantly seeking feedback so please come and voice your
Good luck this year, we wish you the best!
Regina Martel, ASCSU President
Joe Eden, ASCSU Vice President
The Executive Cabinet is composed of the President, Vice President and Department members. Each Department is run by a Director and if applicable Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors. The President, Vice President, Directors, Deputy Directors, and Executive Assistants are paid positions. All Departments are funded through the executive budget and are allocated a set amount of funds for programming and services.