Applications are available each March for the Big Event Executive Board. Meet our 2015-2016 Board.
The Executive Directors’ role in The Big Event is centered on organizing and planning the year’s events. The Executive Directors supervises the rest of the Director Board to ensure that work is getting done efficiently and the deadlines are being met. The Executive Directors delegate responsibilities, act as a problem solver, mediator, cheerleader, and supports the Board and general committee members. The Executive Directors are ultimately responsible for setting the vision and legacy of the year’s Big Event. They are responsible for the overall success of the program, of each individual Director and the general committee.
Valeria and Nadiel
Directors of Programming
The Director of Programming first focus is the Welcoming Ceremony and the BIG Event Block Party, during Big Event. This includes the morning and afternoon scripts, the set up for the Welcome and Block party, activities, instructions, and the needs of both events. The Directors of Programming looks to inspire student participants and members of the organization, and provide them with best possible experience overall.
Directors of Recruitment
The Directors of Recruitment’s focus is on the recruitment and retention of students, staff, faculty, and alumni that will ultimately become a part of the Big Event. The Director works year round to promote Big Event on campus and get people motivated to participate in make a Difference Day and The Big Event. The Director of Recruitment is ultimately responsible for the recruitment and retention of the make a Difference Day and the Big Event participants, and the recruitment, along with the Director of Development, of the general committee.
Directors of Outreach
The Directors of Outreaches’’ focus is to get the word out about the Big Event to the University and the local community. They work in collaboration with the Directors of Recruitment and the Directors of Programming. The Directors are responsible for gathering donations for prizes for the Welcome Ceremony and BIG Event Block Party. They are ultimately responsible for taking the necessary steps to perpetuate the Big Event in terms of reputation and recognition, and aiding in the successful continuation and growth of the programs.
Jesse and Lulu
Director of Development
The Director of Development’s responsibility is to improve the quality of the Big Event through empowering the Big Event members, promoting unity, and striving towards excellence in every aspect.
Director of Operations
The Director of Operations responsibility is to coordinate fundraising events, conduct inventory of supplies, establish relationships with potential sponsors, and oversee headquarters on the days of BIG Event.