the quality or state of being accountableespecially :  an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.

What makes for an accountable student government?

  • Accurate and consistent reporting of student government endeavors, issues, and outcomes.
  • Regular performance review and evaluation of all members of the organization.

Executive Board

  • Hold open meetings and publish minutes.
  • Evaluate the implementation of policies and events. Report on the areas in which these excel or require improvement.
  • Set expectations for performance and uniformly enforce them.


  • Regularly communicate with student constituents on social media and through other mediums, particularly about the progress made on projects and initiatives.
  • Provide explanation for any inability to address student needs and desires.
  • Take responsibility for mistakes and work to correct them.

What has your student government done to embody accountability?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s