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Sunday, May 26, 2024

ASUCD Senate Briefs

ASUCD Senate Meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the April 1 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.

Meeting called to order at 6:09 p.m.

Jack Zwald, ASUCD president, present, left early

Previn Witana, ASUCD vice president, present

Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, ASCUD senator, present

Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD senator, present

Alison Tanner, ASUCD senator, present

Andre Lee, ASUCD president pro tempore, present

Bree Rombi, ASUCD senator, present,

Don Ho, ASUCD senator, arrived late

Joel Juarez, ASUCD senator, present

Levi Menovske, ASUCD senator, present

Liz Walz, ASUCD senator, present

Osahon Ekhator, ASUCD senator, present

Ozzy Arce, ASUCD senator, present

Selisa Romero, ASUCD senator, present


Lobby Corps representatives announced Lobby month and invited interested students and senators to attend an information session at Moss Room at 7 p.m. on Wednesday to talk about consensus issues for students and learn formal training for lobby visits.

Appointments and confirmations

Senator Rombi was confirmed as president pro-tempore with 6–42 vote.

Joey Chen was confirmed unanimously as ASUCD Controller.

Tiglath Ziyeh, Jeremy Koo and Baldeep Sidhu were confirmed unanimously to the ASUCD Court.

Kenneth Chambers, Abbie Lieberman and Lauren Levy were confirmed unanimously to the External Affairs Commission.

Kristina Bonnett, Gracie Miller, Mike Callahan-Dudley, Manny Rin and Jason Chun were confirmed unanimously to the Environmental Policy and Planning Commission

Consideration of Urgent Resolution

ASUCD Senate Resolution #X, authored by Rouhafza, co-authored by Brady, Herman, introduced by Lee, an ASUCD Senate resolution opposing the proposed cuts to the Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Department at the University of California, Davis (UCD), passed unanimously.

Consideration of old legislation

SR#27 authored by Falk, introduced by Walz, an Associated Students of the University of California, Davis (ASUCD) Resolution supporting the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 1547 / S. 781), passed unanimously.

SB#44 authored by Navarro, co-authored by: Sommers-Miller, Webb, Chen, Brar, introduced by: Rombi, an ASUCD Bill to implement the Long-Range Plan for Project Compost, passed unanimously.

SB #46 authored by Hartstein, co-authored by Park, Rombi, introduced by Rombi, an ASUCD Senate Bill to implement the Long-Range Plan for Creative Media, tabled for further discussion.

Public Discussion

Senator Castillo Ruiz said the fundraiser for the Chicano/Latino graduation is on April 9 at the Fiesta Dance N’ Fitness with all proceeds going to the graduation.

Senator Tanner said the first planning conference for the Womyn’s Leadership Conference for winter 2011 will occur next Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cross Cultural Center.

Vice President Witana said he extended the applications for ASUCD historian.

Other Business

Senator Tanner was re-nominated and confirmed as the Senate designee to Media Board.

Senator Lee was confirmed as the Senate designees for the Internet and Networking Committee

Senators Walz and Thongsavat were confirmed as Senate desginees for Unit Resource Space Allocation Committee

Adjourned at: 11 p.m.

LESLIE TSAN compiles the senate briefs and can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.


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