ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Jan. 7 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Joe Chatham, ASUCD president, absent
Chris Dietrich, ASUCD vice president, present
Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, ASUCD senator, present
Joemar Clemente, ASUCD senator, present
Justin Gold, ASUCD senator, present
Don Ho, ASUCD senator, arrived at 6:20 p.m.
Joel Juarez, ASUCD senator, present
Andre Lee, ASUCD president pro-tempore, present
Levi Menovske, ASUCD senator, present
Kevin Massoudi, ASUCD senator, present
Laura Pulido, ASUCD senator, present
Bree Rombee, ASUCD senator, present
Shawdee Rouhafza, ASUCD senator, present
Trevor Taylor, ASUCD senator, present
Previn Witana, ASUCD senator, present
Dominick Carlson with Student Housing spoke about working with the senate to place ASUCD information in the dorms.
Appointments and Confirmations
The senate approved Allison Evans, Courtney Mullarkey, Leslie Sherett and Rebeccah Warmack to the Environmental Policy and Planning Commission (EPPC).
The senate approved Stephen Albin, Ashley Le and Tiffany Lee to the Business and Finance Commission (BFC).
The senate approved Samantha Hayflich, Shayna Lesovoy and Justin Patrizio to the External Affairs Commission (EAC).
The senate appointed Gold and Massoudi to the Unit Relocation and Space Allocation Committee (URSAC).
The senate appointed Taylor to the Senate Committee Board with a 9-3 vote.
The senate confirmed Witana to the Internet and Networking Committee (INC).
Consideration of Old Legislation
Senate Bill 17, authored and introduced by Taylor and co-authored by Hartstein, to clarify limits of questioning appointees during confirmation by the ASUCD Senate, was passed unanimously.
Senate Bill 19 authored and introduced by Taylor and co-authored by Hartstein, to include and require “digital recordings” of the senate meetings be made available on the ASUCD website, was passed unanimously.
Senate Bill 24, authored by Sergio Cano and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission (IAC), to change references of Administrative Plans to Long-Range Plans to match the change made two years ago, was passed unanimously.
Sarah Raridon, chair of the Gender and Sexuality Commission (GASC) announced that Generation Sex Week will be held Feb. 8 to 12 and that the Athens Boy Choir will be performing at Delta of Venus on Jan. 14.
Juarez announced that there will be FAFSA presentations for first years from Feb. 8 to 12.
Lee announced that Campus Tour Guides is hiring.
Meeting adjourned at 8:52 p.m.
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