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Organization Resources Committee

The Organization Resources Committee's (ORC) allocates monies from the discretionary fund throughout the year as appropriate; assists organizations in the planning and execution of events; guides new organizations through the SGA chartering process; and works on long-term projects that address the concerns and interests of organizations.

The ORC has a commitment to diversity, social and leadership opportunities, student participation in the campus community, and student representation to the college administration and the Smith College Board of Trustees.

2016-17 Roster

ORC Chair and Vice President of Finance

Stacey Young

Vice Chair of Chartering

Dominique Straughn-Turner

SGA President

Janis Luke

Liaisons

Academic Organizations - Renu Linberg

Liaison: Renu Linberg

  • AeroSmith - Inactive
  • Anthropology Club - Inactive
  • Five College Undergraduate Research Journal (FCURJ) - Inactive
  • Future Veterinarians of Smith College - Inactive
  • Italian Club
  • Math Modeling Club - Inactive
  • Minority Association of Pre-health Students
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • O Clube Lusofono - Inactive
  • Russian
  • Smith Built Environment
  • Smith College German Club - Inactive
  • Smith College Law Society - Inactive
  • Smith College Marine Science
  • Smith College Physics and Astronomy Club
  • Smith Political Philosophy Forum
  • Smith Pre-Dental Society - Inactive
  • Smithies in Computer Science
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Union of Underrepresented Science Students - Inactive

Activist Organizations - Michelle Chen

Liaison: Michelle Chen

  • Animal Advocates - Inactive
  • Celebration - Inactive - Inactive
  • Food Recovery Network - Inactive
  • Global Action Against Poverty Everywhere
  • Global Medical Brigades
  • Global Medical Training - Inactive
  • Green Team
  • Liberty in North Korea
  • Smith Association of Class Activists
  • SmithSTAND - Inactive
  • Smith Students for Justice and Institutional Change - Inactive
  • Smith Students for Justice in Palestine
  • Students for a Sensible Drug Policy - Inactive
  • Tekite Collective
  • UPLIFT - Inactive
  • V-Day Campaign

Art and Communication Organizations - Tif Chen

Liaison: Tif Chen

  • Art Resources Committee - Inactive
  • Celebrations Dance Company
  • Ceramics Club
  • Fiber Folk
  • Labry's Literary Magazine
  • Leading Ladies of Smith College
  • Quick Brown Fox
  • Smith CineClub - Inactive
  • Smith College News - Inactive
  • Smith College Yearbook (Madeleine)
  • Smith Scientific - Inactive
  • Smith Social Dance Club - Inactive
  • Smith Ukeleles - Inactive
  • Snapshot - Inactive
  • Spitfire - Inactive
  • Student Theatre Committee
  • The Bearded Ladies
  • The Smith College Sophian
  • WOZQ 91.9 Northampton

Arts and Performing Arts Organizations - Tif Chen

Liaison: Tif Chen

  • Crapapella
  • Groove A Capella
  • Music and Memory
  • SIKOS
  • Smith College Chorus
  • Smith College Glee Club
  • Smith College Handbell Choir
  • Smith College Jazz Ensemble
  • Smith College Orchestra
  • Smith College TV
  • Smith College Wind Ensemble
  • Smith K-Pop Dance Crew(SKDC/Smikpop)
  • Smith Music Collective
  • Smith Social Dance Crew
  • Smith Ukeleles
  • The Smiffenpoofs
  • The Smith College Noteables
  • The Smith College Smithereens
  • The Vibes
  • Wailing Banshees

Athletic Organizations - Dominique Straughn-Turner

Liaison: Dominique Straughn-Turner

  • Archery
  • Hell's Belles Fencing Club
  • Erg Club - Inactive
  • Golf - Inactive
  • Indomitable Spirit: Smith College Tae Kwon Do - Inactive
  • Lunadisc Smith Ultimate Frisbee
  • Running Club - Inactive
  • Smith Badminton Club
  • Smith College Alpine Ski Team - Inactive
  • Smith College Athletic Association
  • Smith College Ice Hockey
  • Smith College Indoor Field Hockey - Inactive
  • Smith College Rugby Football Club
  • Smith Futsal Club
  • Smith Outing Club
  • Smith Outdoor Adventure Program
  • Smith Quidditch
  • Smith Spirit Cheerleading
  • Smith Synchro
  • Smith Squash
  • Water Polo - Inactive

Cultural Heritage Organizations - Gariel Grant

Liaison: Gariel Grant

  • American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Club
  • Asian Student Association
  • Black Students' Alliance
  • Chinese Inter-Regional Student Cultural Organization
  • EKTA - South Asian Origanization of Smith College
  • Indigenous Smith Students and Allies
  • International Students' Organization
  • Korean-American Students of Smith
  • Middle Eastern & North African Smith Alliance (MENA)
  • Multiethnic Interracial Smith College
  • Nosotr@s
  • Sazanami
  • Smith African and Caribbean Student's Association
  • Southeast Asian Alliance - Inactive
  • Technology and Education Connecting Cultures (TECC)
  • Vietnamese Student Association

Political Organizations - Gariel Grant

Liaison: Gariel Grant

  • J Street U
  • Smith Bipartisan Coalition
  • Smith College Debate Society
  • Smith College Republicans
  • Smith Democrats
  • Smith Israel Alliance - Inactive
  • Smith Model United Nations
  • Students for Social Justice and Institutional Change (SSJIC)

Religious Groups - Dominique Straughn-Turner

Liaison: Dominique Straughn-Turner

  • Al-Iman
  • Hindu Student Society
  • Smith Christian Fellowship - Inactive
  • Smith College Jewish Community
  • Smith Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Soka Buddhist Club - Inactive

Special-Interest Organizations - Michelle Chen

Liaison: Michelle Chen

  • Aspiring Childbirth Professionals - Inactive
  • #BeFlawed - Inactive
  • Best Buddies
  • Bicycle (Bike) Kitchen
  • Business Women of Smith College - Inactive
  • Community Service Organization
  • Conbust
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Manga Animation and Gaming Network
  • Music and Memory at Smith College
  • Online Gaming
  • Real Food Challenges
  • Smith College Community Garden - Inactive
  • Smith College Consulting Club
  • Smith College Emergency Medical Services - Inactive
  • Smith College Investment Club
  • Smith College Girl Scouts
  • Smith Creative Writing Club - Inactive
  • Smith Science Fiction and Fantasy Society
  • Smithies in Business
  • Student Event Committee

Support and Resource Organizations - Jiaxuan Tong

Liaison: Jiaxuan Tong

  • Active Minds - Inactive
  • Asexual Communication and Education Club
  • Brain Awareness at Smith College (BASC) - Inactive
  • Disability Alliance
  • Domestic and International Student Collaboration
  • Education Outreach Program (formally Spring) - Inactive
  • Feminists of Smith Unite! - Inactive
  • First Generation Student Alliance
  • Mindful Mediation
  • Peer Sexuality Educators
  • Prism: Queer Students of Color
  • Students Against Sexual Assault
  • Transcending Gender
  • UPLIFT - Inactive
  • VOX: Voices for Choice
  • Join the ORC

    Serving on the ORC is a full-year commitment. Organization chairs, presidents or treasurers cannot serve on the board. The SGA President automatically sits on ORC. The Vice President of Finance also serves as the Chair of ORC.

    Eight liaisons are appointed in the spring through Elections and Appointments. The Vice-Chair of Chartering will be internally elected by the ORC in the fall. Two members will be elected in the fall through senate.

    Contact the Elections and Appointments Chair for more details.