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Fish Aides Freshman Member - Fish Aides

Deadline: Sep 13, 2021 12:30 am

Fish Aides is a Freshman Leadership Organization within the Student Government Association designed to develop and empower Texas A&M’s leaders of tomorrow by providing them leadership opportunities today. We believe this is accomplished by focusing on the cultivation of purpose, integrity, confidence, community, and service, while providing a positive forum for the development of the leadership and social skills necessary to maximize a freshman’s potential. Fish Aides is a community that seeks to empower not only its own members but also every individual its members encounter through encouragement, enthusiasm, and service. ​Founded in 1979, Fish Aides has progressed into a highly respected, well-known leadership development program and continues to grow each year. 

The duties and responsibilities of Fish Aides include:

  • Being an active, committed member of the Student Government Committee or Commission to which you are assigned by attending meetings and executing responsibilities with excellence.
  • Attending meetings every other week to learn about different facets of leadership, listen to well-respected speakers, and partake in activities to practically build upon leadership skills.
  • Paying a one-time ​$75 fee which is used for Fish Aides apparel, Fall and Spring Retreat, seasonal social gatherings, and other programs and events. (Note: other apparel and the cost of the winter service trip are not included in member dues but are optional for each member).
  • Signing a Fish Aides’ member contract, agreeing to pursue excellence in your commitment to Fish Aides by attending all mandatory events and abiding by the appropriate standards of the organization and its events.
  • Participating in community service opportunities with the organization including, but not limited to Custodian Banquet, the Big Event, and a winter service trip.
  • Attending all Fall semester mandatory events listed below (Specific times for these events, as well as dates for other mandatory events will be issued throughout the year):

   o  In-person meetings every other Tuesday on a rotational system (Tues. 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30) First Night– The evening of Tuesday, Sept. 28th
   o  SGA Committee Placement Meeting- The evening of Thursday, Sept. 30th

*All events subject to modifications and/or virtual adaptations as COVID-19 restrictions change*


We encourage you to attend one of our Fish Aides Informationals to get to know us better and ask any questions you may have:

  • Thursday, September 2nd at 4:00pm in Koldus 144
  • Monday, September 6th at 6:00pm in Rudder 301


  • Applications will be due on September 12th. If you have any questions about your application, contact Elijah Westover at​​. Please follow us on Instagram: @fishaides for more information throughout the application process.


You will find out if you have received a first round interview on Sunday (9/20) morning by email with instructions as to how to sign up for an interview time. Not everyone will receive a first round interview. Attire for the first interview will be ​business casual.


If you have any questions about the application, please feel free to contact Elijah Westover at or at 214-558-9049.


Thank you for applying, and we wish you the very best! We are excited for all that is in store for you during your years at Texas A&M, wherever you may be involved. Thanks, Gig ‘Em, and Welcome to Aggieland!



The Student Government shall not discriminate against, nor give preferential treatment to, any person on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status, prohibiting discrimination based on these factors in any and all forms. Fish Aides’ admissions process can be found in Chapter 104, Article 12, Section 1 of the SGA Code. You have the right to appeal any committee decision to The Judicial Court.