The President of RHA serves as the voice of the organization by serving on committees throughout campus life and working with campus partners. He or she presides over the General Assembly which is made up of six representatives from each of the eight halls. In addition the president serves as the chief executive officer of the organization.
Vice President of Finance and Administration
The Vice President of Finance and Administration acts as chief financial officer of all financial committees and events. They formulate and monitor the financial policies and budgets of the Residence Hall Association. In addition to policing the budget, the Vice President of Finance and Administration is in charge of planning all RHA fundraisers such as the On Campus Marketing Care Packages and Poster Sale. Also, in conjunction with the other Executive Board members, the Vice President of Finance and Administration aids in the clerical duties of RHA.
Contact InformationOffice: 202.885.3606
Vice President of Advocacy and Community Coordination
The Vice President of Advocacy and Community Coordination is charged with ensuring the proper operation of the Hall Councils, spearheading the organization’s advocacy efforts, as well as overseeing the organization’s leadership development component – the R.E.A.L Leadership event series.
Contact InformationOffice: 202.885.1742
Vice President of Programming
The Vice President of Programming acts as a representative to RHA coordinating with other organizations on campus. He/she also plans on the campus-level to bring quality programming to residents while overseeing and working with Hall Programmers to build inter-hall community.
Contact InformationOffice: 202.885.2772
National Communications Coordinator
The National Communications Coordinator maintains communication between American University’s RHA and NACURH. The NCC does this by managing the school’s affiliation, relaying information between NACURH and RHA, choosing delegations to go to conferences and acting as a liaison between the executive board and NACURH. The NCC also prepares the bids and awards to submit to the regional level and serves as RHA’s vote in conferences.
Contact InformationOffice: 202.885.3676
Chief of Staff
The Chief of Staff for the Residence Hall Association is responsible for office management, communication between Hall Councils and the RHA executive board, accurate minute keeping of RHA General Meetings, and assisting the President. Additionally, the Chief of Staff chairs the Administrative Board of the Residence Hall Association.