About First Forward
First Forward is a recently established student organization dedicated to supporting first generation college students in the areas of campus and community engagement and professional development.
About the Executive Board Positions
The Executive Board is comprised of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media Coordinator and the Internal Relations Liaison. Please see the application form to learn more about First Forward and the responsibilities of each role.
The President’s general role is to lead executive board meetings, make sure the organization is running smoothly, organize an event targeting local high school students, and sustain a relationship with the First Gen Guild.
The Vice President supports the President by recruiting and appointing new members, organizing retreats, and helping keep track of community service hours.
The Treasurer is responsible for managing the budget including all expenses and keeping track of inventory as well as organizing fundraising events.
The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for promoting applications and vacant positions, and posting regularly on our social media and sharing community resources/opportunities.
The Internal Relations Liaison supports the three committees as they plan and execute their events by meeting with them regularly and sharing project proposals with the Executive Board.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.