Co-Presidents

a. Coordinate and supervise affairs of the society and committee.

b. Ensure that all officers get along and that the committee works as a functional governing body.

c. Call regular meetings of the executive committee.

d. Ensure that all other officers and non-elected members fulfill their constitutional duties.

e. Attend council meetings.

f. Co-sign cheques for over $1000 administered by the MPSA.

VP External

a. Organize social events for psychology students (eg. samosa sales, free office snacks, welcome

back events) that do not fall under the portfolio of other members of the executive committee.

b. Be responsible for all room and table booking procedures for MPSA events.

c. Make sure all events are advertised at least three days in advance.

d. Attempt to make deals with clubs/pizza places/other universities when possible.

VP Internal

a. Be responsible for the office documents and supplies.

b. Take down and distribute minutes of all meetings.

c. Coordinate officers' office hours, and oversee that their duties are kept.

d. Facilitate communication between officers.

e. Assist in organizing the executive committee appointment process.

VP Academic

a. Be responsible for all educational and curricular concerns of the Society.

b. Attend curriculum meetings.

c. Plan at least two academically oriented events per semester.

d. Keep up to date with information regarding graduate school.

e. Foster a cordial and communicative relationship with professors from the Department of Psychology.

VP Finance

a. Prepare a budget at the beginning of each semester, and continuously update it.

b. Sign cheques administered by the MPSA.

c. Pay monthly/semester/yearly bills.

d. Work in conjunction with the VP External so as to ensure a minimum loss from events, and to attain optimal deals for social events.

e. Maintain a liaison with the Vice-Presidents, Finance of the AUS and SUS.

VP Arts

a. Attend all AUS General Council meetings and report back to the MPSA on upcoming events and general information or issues.

b. Represent all psychology students under the Arts program.

c. Plan one event targeted toward their faculty’s students per semester.

VP Science

a. Attend all SUS General Council meetings and report back to the MPSA on upcoming events and general information or issues.

b. Represent all psychology students under the Science program.

c. Plan one event targeted toward their faculty’s students per semester.

VP Communications

a. Maintain and update the website information.

b. Update the MPSA’s Facebook and social media pages.

c. Send out at least one weekly listserv during the Fall and Winter semesters, excepting holidays and exam periods.

d. Create posters and advertise for upcoming events.

U1, U2 & U3 Representatives

a. Represent their school year’s students and relay class needs to the MPSA.

b. Plan one event targeted toward their school year’s students per semester.

NTC Coordinators

a. Select two or more NTC classes each semester, ensuring that class enrolment is large (eg. 300 or more students) and demand is high. Classes must fall under the Psychology department.

b. Hire writers and editors for NTC classes.

c. Ensure lectures are being taped/recorded for all NTC classes, either by McGill’s Lecture Recording System or by the NTC writers or editors.

d. Provide writers and editors with an executive committee-approved contract stipulating job guidelines and regulations.

e. Prepare and update the list of NTC writers.

f. Ensure NTCs are printed on at least a weekly basis.

g. Send the VP Finance monthly lists of the NTC writer payments.

h. Ensure that NTCs are of high quality (pages are in order, no spelling mistakes, diagrams in place, etc.).

Journal Coordinator

a. Hire a team of editors for each annual journal, and ensure that they are maintaining a high standard of work.

b. Send out a call for submissions when appropriate.

c. Select papers that are diverse in topic, well written, and adequate representations of the work being conducted at McGill.

d. Set standards for papers and train editors in these standards to maintain a consistent journal quality.

e. Format the journal.

f. Recruit a cover design artist for the journal.

g. Liaise with various printers across the city to ensure that a sustainable and economical relationship is established.

h. Plan a journal launch event once the journal is printed.