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Presidential Ambassador Application

Accepting 2015-2016 Applications

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Presidential Ambassadors program promotes the positive image of CWI by engaging a select group of student leaders to represent the CWI student body at designated events sponsored by the Office of the President, Community Relations and Advancement, and Enrollment and Student Services.

Presidential Ambassadors is made up of a diverse group of students who represent CWI on a volunteer basis. Presidential Ambassadors promote a public understanding of the College by sharing their own CWI experiences, and encourage lifelong involvement with the College.

Presidential Ambassadors

Adriana Randall
Dana Sullivan
Eric Obendorf
Jacque Mckinley

    Becoming an Ambassador

    Why Should I Apply?

    • Develop leadership, communication, and professional skills
    • Work closely with the Office of the President and the Student Enrichment staff
    • Attend designated Presidential, campus, and community events
    • Network with donors, alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and the student body
    • Assist with the recruitment of prospective students and parents
    • Opportunities for campus exposure, making the Ambassadors some of the most visible and well-known students on campus.
    • Development of personal growth, self-esteem, leadership skills and a professional resume
    • Unparalleled experience in public relations (meeting people, public speaking, representing the College) which help develop the skills and confidence vital to future success in job interviews and career advancement
    • A  Presidential certificate of appreciation upon successful completion of trainings and position responsibilities.


    • Participate in a minimum of 30 hours of service each semester. Possible events include:
      • Assisting One Stop Student Services during registration and welcome week
      • Assisting with graduation ceremony activities
      • Attending Presidential and Community Relations Advancement Events
      • Traveling to college fairs, high schools, and other recruitment events
      • Speaking to the CWI Board of Trustees, Faculty/Staff meetings, and other meetings or events
    • Represent CWI in a friendly and professional manner; dress code will include a provided nametag and polo worn with khakis
    • Student's interested in becoming a Presidential Ambassador must:
      • Apply for consideration (a personal interview will also be required)
      • Demonstrate knowledge of CWI history and programs
      • Demonstrate active campus and/or community involvement
      • Possess strong interpersonal skills (self-motivation, effective communication, leadership skills, etc.)
      • Have time to participate in ongoing trainings, meetings and events
      • Attended CWI for at least one semester
      • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA at CWI
      • Be enrolled at least a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester
    • Membership in the Presidential Ambassador Program is limited.   Applications to be a Presidential Ambassador are due January 30, 2015.  

    Recommend a Student to be a Presidential Ambassador

    Attention faculty, staff, and community members: nominate your exceptional students to be a CWI Presidential Ambassadors.  

    Presidential Ambassador Recommendation/Nomination Form