Join the Global Union Executive Board 2018-2019

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 12:00am

The Global Union, one of Lehigh’s largest and most active student organizations, is currently accepting nominations for President, Vice President, Secretary, and four VP Executive Board positions!

Open positions will be elected by the current GU Representatives and Executive Board members during a meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24.

If you wish to be considered for a position, you must submit a video (per position) no longer than TWO minutes to, with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Year at Lehigh
  • Position you are applying for
  • Your background, experiences and strengths
  • Why you are interested in joining the GU in that position

The deadline for submission is Friday, April 20. If you have any questions, please send an email to the Graduate Assistant, Angel Oi Yee Cheng, at

Open positions

President - Serve on the University-created Council of Student Presidents and related entities, represent the Global Union to the Lehigh community, be responsible for the Global Union affairs, preside over all Executive Board meetings, manage GU branding efforts with the Vice President, and work closely with the GU Director in all matters concerning the GU.

Vice President - Assist the President to oversee the GU organization, especially for branding efforts and alumni relations. Responsible for International Week logistics, supporting Executive Board programming initiatives, and acting on behalf of the President when needed. 

* Anyone running for the above positions must be a current GU representative, E-board member or have had significant interaction with the Global Union members, programs, etc.

Secretary - Recorder of official minutes of all Executive Board and GU Representative Board meetings, and maintainer of all membership rosters and records. Responsible for obtaining and updating accurate contact information for all member clubs, including attendance at Representative Board meetings

Vice President for Graduate Student Outreach - Responsible for recruitment of graduate clubs and the maintenance of relationships with current graduate club member organizations

Vice President for Club Relations - Responsible for new club recruitment, attending club meetings, assisting club development and running Representative Board meetings

Vice President for Member Programming - Responsible for creating collaborative programming that brings GU clubs together to develop larger scale events and enhance club participation in the GU. Additionally, will take the lead on any training programming developed during the academic year.

Vice President for Internal Programming - Responsible for leading the Global Union Ambassadors program.This includes the creation and management of the ambassador application process, weekly meetings, and assisting the ambassadors in event planning and execution.

** The VP positions and Secretary above are open to all Lehigh students.