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Society of Black Engineers
& Scientists

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Mission: "To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community."

Each executive position has committees under them. Each committee has a committee chair(s). If you are interested in any committee either email us or sign up at our first meeting!

Board Structure

Committees (vacant committee chairs will be elected in Fall)

Social Committee - is to aid in the planning and execution of events, get-togethers, member retreats and other socials, which will contribute to the strengthening of the SBES and campus community. 

Academic Excellence Committee- is responsible for organizing study sessions for the membership as well as maintaining test files. They also implement the Academic Excellence and Achievers Plus programs and create scholastic incentives.

Open House Committee is responsible for attending the Open House meetings, completing the Open House packet. They will be responsible for organizing, fundraising and providing a budget for Open House to present to the Executive Board for approval.

Web Development Committee- is responsible for promoting SBES through the medium of the Internet (i.e. web page, email, etc.) This committee follows the direction of the regional telecommunications chair. They will work with all committees and the Executive Board to be sure that information is presented about all club happenings. They are also responsible in increasing the technical awareness of the members of SBES and providing services such as the development of the SBES member resume CD.

Publications Committeeis responsible for publicizing SBES within the community and on the national level. They obtain or compose articles to be submitted in various newsletters about SBES events and happenings. They are also responsible for handling advertising for the club such as the production of flyers, banners, and newsletters.

Membership Committeeis responsible for maintaining up to date information of all the members, constantly recruiting new members and promoting SBES during school events (i.e. UU hour, WOW).

Finance Committeespearheads corporate solicitation. They are responsible for creating solicitation packages and presentations and getting them to companies. The Finance Committee works closely with the Treasurer.

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Current Committee Chairs:

Open House Chair: Available

PolyCultural Chair: Available

Conference Chair: Available

Alumni Extension Chair: Available

Public Relations Chair: Bukky Babalola

Website Manager: LeJon McGowan

Finance Chair: Available

Academic Excellence Chair:Daniel Asmerom

Social Chair: Available