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Returning Western Leaders

returning western leaders

All those planning to return as Western Leaders for M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan 2015 will be required to re-apply, regardless of position title.

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Advisory Board

If you served as an Advisory Board member last year and you...

  1. Plan to return to your Advisory Board position:
    • Complete the information sheet (first page) of the Western Leader Advisory Board application and turn it in to the Housing and Residence Life office as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, October 17th, 2014. You WILL need to compose and submit an interest essay AND submit a recommendation form with your application.
  2. Do NOT plan to return to your Advisory Board position because you are graduating, working, etc:
    • No worries! You won't need to submit any paperwork! THANK YOU for your past service!

If you plan to apply for an Advisory Board position for the first time...

Complete the Western Leader Advisory Board application and turn it in to the Housing and Residence Life office as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, October 17th, 2014. You WILL need to compose and submit an interest essay and submit one recommendation (form provided, no letter) with your application. You will also need to sign up for one 30-minute interview time slot Monday, October 20th-Wednesday, October 22nd. Should you be offered an Advisory Board position, you will be required to attend an initial meeting Wednesday, October 29th.

Learn more about the Advisory Board positions

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Team Captains

If you served as a Team Captain last year, and you...

  1. Plan to return to the Team Captain position:
    • Complete the information sheet (first page) of the Western Leader Team Captain application, compose your Interest Essay, and bring both items to the Housing & Residence Life office as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. When you turn in your application, you will need to sign up for one 30-minute interview to take place on Wednesday, November 19th.  Interviews will take place between 5-7pm.
    • Identify a current WKU faculty or staff member (student staff members are not eligible) to serve as a reference for you.  Provide him/her with the Western Leaders Team Captain Reference Form (included in application). Ask him/her to complete the Reference Form and turn it in to the Housing and Residence Life office by Friday, November 14th, 2014.
  2. Do NOT plan to return to the Team Captain position because you are graduating, working, etc:
    • No worries! You won't need to submit any paperwork! THANK YOU for your past service!

If you plan to apply for the Team Captain position for the first time...

Complete the Western Leader Team Captain application, compose your Interest Essay, and bring both items to the Housing & Residence Life office as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. When you turn in your application, you will need to sign up for one 30-minute interview to take place on Wednesday, November 19th.  Interviews will take place between 5-7pm. Additionally, you will need to identify a faculty or staff member to serve as a reference for you (student staff members are not eligible to serve in this capacity).  Provide him/her with the Western Leaders Team Captain Reference Form (included in application). Ask him/her to complete the Reference Form and turn it in to the Housing and Residence Life office by Friday, November 14th, 2014.

Learn more about the Crew Member Team Captain position

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Crew Members

If you served as a Crew Member last year and you...

  1. Plan to return to the Crew Member position:
    • Complete the information sheet (first page) of the Western Leader Crew Member application, compose your Interest Essay, and bring both items to the Housing and Residence Life office as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, April 4th, 2014. You will be required to sign-up for one two-hour block of activities on Group Process Day, Saturday, April 12th, when you turn in your complete application.
  2. Do NOT plan to return to the Crew Member position because you are graduating, working, etc.:
    • No worries! You won't need to submit any paperwork! THANK YOU for your past service!

Learn more about the Crew Member Position

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