The Student Council of the School of Medicine consists of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, two representatives from each class and the Class Presidents. The group performs several tasks which are important to the proper functioning of the many student organizations. Social events for the entire medical school are organized and funded by the Council. Elections of class officers are handled by the Student Council as well. The Council serves as liaison between the administration and the study body should the need for such arise. The most important role of the Student Council is the budgeting of Student Activities monies. The Council votes on the distribution of funds to the different student organizations based on many parameters. These include proposed costs of planned activities, benefit to the medical school community and the number of students involved in the organization. The Student Council is a central part of the proper functioning of the student organizations.