Student Orgs

A Moment of Magic at Gustavus

Statement Of Purpose/ Mission
A Moment of Magic operates on the mission of "restoring the magic of believing at a time when a child needs to 'just be a kid' and reminding them to be brave, strong, and fearless".
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A Moment of Magic


Constitution of A Moment of Magic



The name of this organization shall be A Moment of Magic.




The purpose of this organization shall be:

Section 1: To visit children in hospitals, special education schools, and other nonprofit organizations.


Section 2: Raise Awareness of A Moment of Magic program as well as A Moment of Magic Foundation on campus.


Section 3: Promote a positive community and idea of service.

Section 4: Promote an uplifting, safe, and communal environment for all members.


Section 5: To create awareness for pediatric cancer, female empowerment, and finding passion in service work.



Section 1.  The voting membership of A Moment of Magic shall be limited to organization members who are Gustavus students.


Section 2. A Moment of Magic will not deny membership on the basis of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.


Section 3: Members of A Moment of Magic will follow the rules and standards set forth by its founders. Members are expected to uphold the expectations found in the agreement contracts of each branch within the club, and complete the prerequisites before becoming an official character of A Moment of Magic.



Section 1.  The offices of this organization shall be:


Section 1: The President


Section 2: The Vice President


Section 3: The Secretary


Section 4: The Treasurer

Section 5: The Off-Campus Coordinator  

Section 6: The New Member Coordinator

Section 7: The Magic Maker Coordinator

Section 8: The Fundraiser Chair

Section 9: The On- Campus Coordinator


Section 10: The Interchapter Relations Chair


Section 11: Costume Coordinator


Section 12: Social Media Coordinator


Re-elections will be taking place during the first week of September so the chairs are subject to change.

Section 2.  The duties of the officers are as follows:

  1. President- Plan and supervise all meetings, activities, events, be leader of chapter, keep chapter functioning.


  1. Vice President- plan, supervise and evaluate all chapter activities.


  1. Secretary- take detailed minutes of each meeting, email members minutes from each meeting, keep members updated with activities and reminders.


  1. Treasurer- responsible for collecting information on monies allocated by the school or university.


  1. Off-Campus Coordinator- organizes, executes, and leads all chapter efforts regarding the A Moment of Magic.


  1. New Member Coordinator- constantly raise interest in A Moment of Magic and recruit new members.


  1. Magic Maker Coordinator- ensure that handlers are prepared and involved in the group.


  1. Fundraiser Chair- responsible for organizing fundraisers for A Moment of Magic.


  1. On-Campus Coordinator- organizes, executes, and leads all chapter efforts regarding the A Moment of Magic’s campus events.


  1. Interchapter Relations Chair- create a sense of community between members of the chapter, social events, ice breakers.


  1. Costume Coordinator- upkeep of character costumes, make sure each costume gets passed on to the next member.


    12. Social Media Coordinator- update all forms of social media, promoting awareness of m   organization

***Section 3.  To hold an elected, or appointed office in this organization, a member must have at least a 2.5 GPA at the time of election or appointment, and must be a full-time student.  Furthermore, the member may not be on academic or disciplinary probation.




This organization will adhere to the COLLEGE NAME Conduct Code.




Section 1.  Regular meetings of the organization shall be FILL IN.

Section 2.  Special meetings may be called by all officers.

Section 3.  Quorum shall be constituted by 2/3 members.



Section 1: There shall be two standing committees of A Moment of Magic: The Character Branch, The Magic Makers.


Section 2:

The main responsibility for The Character branch is dressing up as an E-board approved character and attending hospital visits to interact directly with children. *Please see the character agreement form for more details.*


The Magic Maker Branch will assist in A Moment of Magic visits. They will interact with the children, help take pictures, as well as help with the general logistics of each visit. *Please see the handler agreement form for more details*


Section 1: The Constitution may be amended by two-thirds of all the full members.

Section 2: All amendments to the constitution and bylaws are subject to the approval of the Office of Student Activities and Student Government.

***Required in the constitution as written.  Recognition will not be granted without these items. These are Gustavus requirements

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RoleOrganization TitleFull NameE-mail
AdvisorFaculty Advisor Darsa
OtherOn Campus CoordinatorSandesh
OtherSocial Media CoordinatorNora
Vice PresidentVice PresidentTori
OtherCharacter TrainerTheadosia
OtherCostume CoordinatorKjerstin
Risk ManagerInter-Chapter RelationsEmily
OtherNew Member CoordinatorCole
TreasurerFinancial ChairSara