Union Board

Apply to be a Union Board Director

Applications are open to be a Director on the 2024 Union Board. Joining Union Board is a fantastic opportunity to gain leadership skills, meet new people, and make a large impact on campus.
Deadline: September 24

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Meadow Motion
Student Film Festival

Accepting films of all genre.
Submit all quality! IU Student(s) only.
Deadline: September 15
Thursday, Oct. 5 @ Dunn Meadow

Submit your Film


Share your Ideas for Upcoming Events

Have an idea for an event that you want to see on campus? Let Union Board know. If you have questions and would like to discuss further, email your potential event's corresponding Union Board director

Suggest an event


Union Board Committees

Canvas Creative Arts

Canvas seeks to foster an artistic community on campus, serving as a platform for up-and-coming artists and writers. Canvas welcomes students from all experience levels and aims to educate & entertain through diverse programming focused on creativity & unique perspectives. Furthermore, Canvas publishes a magazine showcasing student work and strives towards creating a community that fosters student identity through art.

Canvas Creative Arts Director:
Audrey Waite


Mid to large scale concerts on campus while occasionally featuring up and coming local and student artists.

Concerts Director:
Adamifoluwa Adenekan
Carley Mosby


Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts committee focuses on celebrating students’ cuisine backgrounds and educating students on food insecurity and nutrition. The committee aims to make food accessible and teach students life-long cooking and dining skills.

Culinary Arts Committee Director: 
Marina D’arco

Films & Entertainment

All things related to film – weekly film series, lectures, and screenings featuring directors/actors, sneak previews of films.

Films Directors:
Anagha Kumar - ubfilms@indiana.edu
Mason Zhang - ubfilms@indiana.edu


Global Connections

The Global Connections committee serves to showcase the diverse culture of the student body.

Global Connections Committee Director:
Vinay Vankina

Internal Communications

Oversees membership recruitment, onboarding, recognition, community building, and all internal communication efforts.

Internal Communications Director:
Brandon Huang


Larger events that feature speakers & lectures of a variety of topics, current or otherwise. Topics and speakers will be aimed to contract names to fill Alumni Hall and/or IU Auditorium.

Lectures Director:
Brayton Rose


Live From Bloomington

The Live from Bloomington (LFB) committee strives to give up and coming local Bloomington and student artists performance opportunities and oversee the annual Live from Bloomington recorded album.

LFB Director:
Maggie Ison



The Marketing committee focuses on all aspects of promoting events starting from the ideation phase to disturbing materials around campus. The marketing committee ensures that all Union Board events are promoted as well as board wide initiatives.

Marketing Committee Director: 
Jinal Karani

Mind & Body

Mind and Body is a committee that is focused on overall wellness. It is centered around providing events, fun and educational, to students emphasizing both their mental and physical wellbeing. We hope to better the students' experience at IU by helping them find a healthy balance!

Mind & Body Director:
Stephanie Belmontes


Social Impact

Events that engage students with current social topics that have an impact on IU students and the Bloomington community.

Social Impact Committee Director:
Niveditha Kannan


Spirit & Traditions

Annual IU tradition events like homecoming, IU Day, Yule Ball, and World’s Fare.

Spirit & Traditions Committee Director: 
Nick Sanchez


Internal Committees

Policy Affairs

The Policy Affairs Committee, known as "House," is composed of Union Board directors who review and propose necessary changes to the Union Board constitution and bylaws. The House Committee also allocates office space to other student organizations within the Student Involvement Tower. 

Committee Chair:
Gabriella Couloubaritsis
Union Board President

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee, comprised of Union Board directors, is charged with recruitment and retention of Union Board members. The committee is led by the Vice President of Membership, who is responsible for evaluating the recruitment and retention efforts for each programming committee and for recording and distributing the minutes of Union Board meetings.

Committee Chair:
Laurie Frederickson
Vice President of Internal Affairs 

Budgetary Affairs Committee

The Budgetary Affairs Committee, composed of Union Board directors, manages the Union Board budget, offers financial recommendations, encourages fiscal responsibility, reviews and edits proposals, and continually updates the board on its financial situation.

Committee Chair:
Sahir Mir
Vice President of Finance