ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Oct. 9 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD president, not present
Molly Fluet, ASUCD vice president, present
Lula Ahmed-Falol, ASUCD senator, present
Andrew Bianchi, ASUCD senator, present
Sergio Blanco, ASUCD senator, present
Joe Chatham, ASUCD senator, present
Chris Dietrich, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Lovell, ASUCD senator, present
Erica Oropeza, ASUCD president pro-tempore, present
Chad Roberts, ASUCD senator, not present
Jesse Rosales, ASUCD senator, present
Ramneek Saini, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Schwartz, ASUCD senator, present
Tracey Zeng, ASUCD senator, present, arrived late from a break scheduled to end at 7:20
Meeting called to order at 6:12 p.m.
Appointments and confirmations
Katie Gallinger, Natasha Bazely and Krystal Laymon were appointed to the Outreach Assembly.
Garret Toy was appointed commissioner of the Academic Affairs Commission.
Justin Patrizio was appointed commissioner of Internal Affairs Commission.
Adam Thongsavat was appointed Elections Committee chair.
Stephen Albin was appointed commissioner of Business and Finance Committee.
Members of the Student Alumni Association gave a presentation on their agenda for this year. They are a SPAC organization that aims to form bonds between students and alumni and are hoping to reach out to the student population with “tradition books.“
Ashley Stark, president of Colleges Against Cancer announced that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. They will have a “pink party” to raise awareness in the MU from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Joe Chatham presented his plans for the new student government information box on the MyUCDavis website, which should be available for use Oct. 20.
Creators from Pack My Dorm announced their plans for this year in marketing their moving company. They hope to bring entertainment and information to students at college campuses.
Introduction of Urgent Legislation
Senate Bill 4, authored and introduced by Ahmed-Falol, passed unanimously. The bill would allow ASUCD to hold a “Fall Kickoff” event, which would bring students free, live entertainment and information about ASUCD units on Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. in Freeborn Hall.
Senate Resolution 7, authored by Dietrich, co-authored by Dizon, Fluet and Zeng and introduced by Dietrich, would distribute $2 gift certificates to students at the homecoming bonfire, passed unanimously.
Consideration of Old Legislation
Senate Bill 6, authored by Dietrich, co-authored by Chatham and introduced by Dietrich, would allow members of the public to ask questions during appointment and confirmation times in ASUCD senate meetings, failed with a 4-7-1 vote.
Meeting adjourned at 9:35