• ISA Student Section Formation

    Any faculty member, student of a college or technical institution or ISA regular Section, may establish a Student Section.

    To establish a Student Section:

    • Identify potential leadership - This includes a Student Section Advisor, interested students and when possible, representatives from a local Section.
    • Determine interest in forming a Section - Meet with the potential leaders to determine level of interest and to get a commitment from a faculty member to serve as advisor.
    • Confirm intent - Contact the District Vice President and the Staff Administrator of the intent to form a Section

    Preliminary Organization

    1. Section organizational meeting
    2. Section planning meeting
    3. Processing Member Applications
    4. Section Government
    5. Section Committees
    6. Section Finance
    7. Section Assistance

    Section Charter

    Requirements for chartering:


    A copy of the Petition for Section Charter and the Section Bylaws are to be completed and sent to the District Vice President. (An additional copy is required for filing at ISA Headquarters.) The District Vice President's signature and endorsement is necessary for the Geographic Assembly to consider the petition.

    The petition will be presented at the next Geographic Assembly meeting following receipt of all the required items. The Geographic Assembly meets monthly. Upon approval of the petition, a printed charter certificate is sent to the District Vice President for presentation to the Section.

    Contact the Staff Administrator for more information.