LSU Family Council

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The LSU Family Council is an opportunity exclusively available to members of the LSU Family Association. The Council serves as a resource for all LSU families by enhancing the university experience for both students and families. It offers a way for members to:

  • take an active role in planning and organizing LSU Family Association events
  • offer valuable feedback to University administrators
  • connect with other LSU families
  • share special LSU experiences with their student

Step 1

Join the LSU Family Association.

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Step 2

Apply to the LSU Family Council.

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Step 3

Make Your Leadership Gift.

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 Objectives

  • Provide leadership and vision for the LSU Family Association
  • Serve as liaisons between Association members and the university to advocate goals and plans of the Association to members, as well as to help reflect views of Association members to LSU administration
  • Provide programming support for Association by giving feedback and serving as volunteers, as needed, at events such as Family Weekend and Family Orientation
  • Assist in fundraising and development efforts in support of the Association

Expectations

  • Become familiar with campus activities, resources, and services to advocate for the university and uphold the mission of the Association
  • Attend Council meetings twice a year  held in conjunction with Family Association events (Fall: Family Weekend; Spring: Crawfish Boil Tailgate)
  • Participate in Council conference calls twice a year
  • Serve as a regional representative in your area by attending recruitment events hosted by LSU Enrollment Management, acting as a contact person for first year families in your area, and building relationships with your local LSU recruiter and LSU Alumni chapter
  • Greet LSU families through welcome calls and/or by hosting or attending regional Send-Off events for incoming students and parents
  • Provide feedback on parent engagement strategies
  • Serve on one of three committees -- Emergency Support Fund Committee, Family Scholarship Fund Committee or Development Committee
  • Give an annual leadership gift of $1,000 or more to the LSU Family Council Fund

Composition & Eligibility

LSU determines and fills necessary positions and creates committees in consultation with Family Council members.

All members are approved by LSU and must complete the Council Membership Form and fulfill the Leadership Gift requirement. 

Term

Each Council Member must commit to a term of two (2) years, unless the member’s student graduates or is no longer enrolled at the university before the term ends.

Members who wish to serve additional terms may do so by submitting a new Council Membership Form and Annual Leadership Gift.

A member can voluntarily withdraw from the Council at any time by submitting a written resignation. Likewise, Council members can be dismissed at any time by not abiding by or fulfilling the following:

  • Expectations of Council as stated above
  • Statement of Ethics
  • Other reasons deemed necessary by LSU

We look forward to working with you!

 

Contact:

Emily Hester
LSU Division of Student Affairs
Assistant to the Vice President
146 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA  70803
(225) 578-7441  | ehester@lsu.edu