JSA ELECTED OFFICERS
The Governor is the Chief Executive of the one the 10 JSA States. They are directly or indirectly responsible for all aspects of the Junior State. They serve as a public representative of the organization and on the Council of Governors that coordinates JSA on a national level. The Governor must be knowledgeable regarding every area of their elected state and must be capable of making informed decisions at any time. They shall work with the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the Council of Chapter Presidents to appoint and direct a cabinet to run the various bureaus that allow their state to function. The Governor must also work with all other officers in the state to ensure that the organization runs smoothly.
The Lieutenant Governor (LTG) is second in command of the state. They must have a good working relationship with the Governor and should maintain high mutual respect throughout the year. The duties of Lieutenant Governor require a high degree of leadership and a good knowledge of parliamentary procedure. They must preside over the State Senate and oversee the Expansion Department and Chapter Intelligence Agency. Furthermore, the Lieutenant Governor is also responsible for chairing the Fair Election Committee (FEC), providing that they are not running for office. They are also responsible for establishing state election procedures. They must preside over the State Elections at Spring State and monitor Regional Elections, which includes maintaining order while every chapter checks in at roll call and casts their ballots
Speaker of the Council
The Speaker of the Council of Chapter Presidents is in charge of the COCP, one of NorCal's two legislative bodies. The Speaker is the third highest office in the state, oversees cabinet and the state along with the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and has historically been in charge of overseeing the Activism and Development departments. The Speaker is the statewide elected official most directly involved in community engagement, activism, and bringing JSA's message to the world.
As the presiding officer of the Council of Chapter Presidents (COCP), the Speaker is responsible for keeping the legislative body on track, managing legislation in both an administrative and political capacity, and running COCP meetings at every convention. The Speaker is also responsible for keeping Chapter Presidents engaged in the COCP and informing them of new developments.