general assembly

The next General Assembly Meeting is Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm in the Charcoal Room of the University Center. 


The General Assembly is the legislative branch of ASNMU, responsible for developing legislation and overseeing the progress of ASNMU initiatives. Assembly meetings are held weekly and public opinion is always welcome.

2015-16 meetings are on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in the Charcoal Room of the University Center.

Members of the General Assembly are chosen through an annual spring election. Any seats that are not filled through election will be filled during the first few weeks of the fall semester through an interview process.

If you are interested in serving on the Assembly, you can find a listing of current openings here and apply online here.


Leadership of the General Assembly:

The Chair of the Assembly is responsible for the operation of the General Assembly. This includes running the weekly meetings, and serving as the Chief Legislator of the Legislative Branch. The Chair of the Assembly is chosen by the General Assembly itself from among its voting members. The 2015-2016 Chair of the Assembly is Katie Liubakka.


Division of the General Assembly


Representatives serve on either the Academic Affairs Board or the Student Affairs Board depending on how they represent students. They also serve on at least one university committee and work on various ASNMU projects.

We encourage you to check out the current committees and projects that they are currently working on! If there is something you would like to see us pursue, please send us a suggestion.



Academic Affairs Board

The Academic Affairs board is responsible for handling student concerns regarding academics at NMU and implementing programs to further enhance the academic experience at NMU.

Academic Affairs consists of 4 College of Arts & Sciences representatives, 4 College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies representatives, 2 General Studies representatives, 1 College of Business Representative, and 1 Graduate Studies representative. These numbers are subject to change depending on Semester Enrollment numbers.

If you have any academic related concerns, please contact your ASNMU representative and see what we can do for you!



Student Affairs Board

The Student Affairs Board is responsible for handling student concerns regarding student life including housing, dining services, and campus to community connections. The Board creates and maintains projects that will benefit student life. Examples of Student Affairs projects include: the Wildcat Wallet program and the 24 Hour Study Lounge.

The Student Affairs Board represents students based on where they live. There are 12 positions on the Student Affairs Board: 2 down-campus representatives, 1 up-campus representative, 1 on-campus apartment’s representative, and 8 off-campus representatives. These numbers are subject to change depending on Semester Enrollment Numbers.



If you would like to join in our efforts, apply for a General Assembly position by filling out the application here.