Hoofer Council Elections

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Council Elections

Council Elections | Club Elections

Hoofer Council is the governing body for all of Hoofers. Composed of the Council President, five Vice Presidents, three Officers, and each of the six Club Presidents, Hoofer Council keeps all of the clubs running smoothly. If that sounds like the job for you, check out the positions below!



Open positions:

  • Officer of Education and Risk Management
  • Officer of Alumni Outreach
  • Officer of Programs

President & VPs


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Open positions:

  • Council President
  • VP - Finance
  • VP - Infosystems
  • VP - Administration
  • VP - Marketing
  • VP - Diversity and Inclusion

Election Timeline

President & VPs

Nominations OPEN: January 31st - February 23rd, 2024
Nomination acceptance deadline: March 1st, 2024
Voting period: March 4th - March 11th, 2024
Election results: April 1st, 2024


Applications OPEN: January 31st - February 23rd, 2024
Interview period: March 4th - March 22nd, 2024
Selection: April 1st, 2024

The 2024-2025 Hoofer Council Term will begin May 1st, 2024!

Council President

The Hoofer Council President is the leader of Hoofer Council. He or she has the overall responsibility of furthering the mission and vision of Hoofers. Furthermore, this position represents Hoofers on Union Council, the governing board of the Wisconsin Union. Although not a position to be taken lightly, this position does come with perks such as tuition and Wiscard stipends as well as lifetime memberships with both the Union and all Hoofer Clubs.

Position Description: Council President

Club Presidents

Each Club President leads one of the six Hoofer clubs: Mountaineering, Outing, Riding, Sailing, Scuba, and Ski & Snowboard. Their primary responsibility is to further the goals of their respective club and act as their club's representative on Hoofer Council.

Elections for Club Presidents are handled by each club individually. Click here for more information!

Vice Presidents

Vice Presidents manage some of the essential operations of Hoofer Council and support all of the Hoofer clubs as they strive towards their individual club goals. In addition, Vice Presidents lead committees comprised of themselves and their equivalent positions within each club. In exchange for their efforts, Vice Presidents receive Wiscard stipends and free memberships to all Hoofer clubs during their term of office.

Position Descriptions: Administration | Finance | Information Systems | Marketing | Diversity and Inclusion


Officers direct the more specialized aspects of Hoofer Council. In particular, Officers will discuss and address pressing issues concerning Hoofers as well as provide policy or other recommendations to the rest of Hoofer Council. In exchange for their efforts, Officers receive Wiscard stipends and free memberships to all Hoofer clubs during their term of office.

Position Descriptions: Alumni Outreach | Programs | Risk Management and Education