Elections for the Student Body President, Student Body Treasurer, Vice President of Student Life and Vice President of Student Activities are the first elections conducted in the spring term of each academic year.
The Student Body President is the official spokesperson of the Drake University Student Body and the Chair of the Student Senate. He or she takes action as prescribed in legislation passed by the Drake University Student Senate.
The Vice President of Student Life is responsible for organizing all standing committees of the Student Senate. He or she also works with Student Senators in the performance of their representative functions and serves as an ex-officio member of the First Year Interest Committee.
The Vice President of Student Life chairs the Student Activities Board (SAB) and is responsible for the effective functioning of SAB.