The Senate has six (6) main committees, each with a Chair, a Vice Chair, and up to seven (7) senators. There are also five (5) executive officers elected by the previous term. Fundamentally, each of these members are equal, each being entitled to speak in debate, propose legislation, and cast a single vote, with the exception of the Senate President, who does not receive a vote, may not speak in debate, and may not propose legislation while acting as Chair. The Senate also includes the Steering Committee, which is composed of all Chairs, and the Driving Committee, which is composed of all Vice Chairs. The six committees are as follows: Academic Affairs, Finance and Procedures, Health and Human Services, Inclusion and Equity, Infrastructure and Operations, and Student Life.