Chief Justice

Additional Qualifications

  • Must have the authorization to run for office from Committee Advisor.
  • Must possess ability to set a positive tone over all proceedings
  • Must have the ability to develop and present suitable inspirational messages, which are respectful and inclusive of all beliefs

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Presides over the Court both administratively and in the courtroom
  • Sets the Courts Docket
  • Must read and Understand all Cases, Legal Arguments, and Briefs
  • Assists every legal team in the preparation of their case on an as needed basis
  • Provides a written opinion on each case
  • Exemplifies the Code of Conduct and YMCA Ground Rules


  • Submit an application for Student Leadership on Saturday evening of Conference
  • Elections are held at the conclusion of the conference. Each candidate will give a 2-minute speech in support of his/her candidacy and answer several questions
  • Candidate with the majority of votes wins.  Student elected will be announced at Closing Ceremony