As an undergraduate student at the university, you are already a society member of the Sheaf Publishing Society. As such, you have the right to have a say in the operation of the newspaper, which includes standing or voting for the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors is the executive arm of the society. It is the legal representative for the organization. It sets and administers the budget, determines employee contracts and the acquisition and liquidation of assets, and sets goals for the society.