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Davis, California

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Senate Briefs

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

Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.

Jack Zwald, ASUCD president, absent

Previn Witana, ASUCD vice president, present

Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, ASCUD senator, present

Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD senator, present

Alison Tanner, ASUCD senator, arrived late from a break scheduled to end at 8:20 p.m.

Andre Lee, ASUCD president, present, left early

Bree Rombi, ASUCD senator, pro tempore, present

Don Ho, ASUCD senator, absent

Joel Juarez, ASUCD senator, present

Levi Menovske, ASUCD senator, present

Liz Walz, ASUCD senator, present, left early at 10:15 p.m.

Osahon Ekhator, ASUCD senator, arrived at 6:12 p.m.

Ozzy Arce, ASUCD senator, present

Selisa Romero, ASUCD senator, present

Appointments and Confirmations

Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz, Spandana Pasam, Celia Avila, Dony Mastrogany, Heidi Namkung and Mark Yanez were appointed to the Gender and Sexuality Commission.

Salwa Kamal was appointed to the Outreach Assembly.

Unit Director Reports

Kevin Corrigan, director of KDVS spoke about the status of the new tower.

Consideration of old legislation

Senate Resolution 33, authored by Alison Tanner, co-authored by Liz Walz, Abrham Castilllo-Ruiz, Selisa Romero, Sergio Cano and Marissa Corona, introduced by Tanner, to oppose Arizona Senate Bill 1070 and to urge an economic boycott of the senate of Arizona until the law is repealed, which passed with a 9-0-3 vote.

Senate Bill 58 authored by Osahon Ekhator, co-authored by Monisha Newbon, Tasheema Taylor and Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, introduced by Ekhator, to allocate $2,073.10 from Senate Reserves to Black Intellectuals Graduating (BIG) for Black Graduation Celebration 2010 to be held June 12, which passed with a 10-1-1 vote.

Meeting adjourned at 11 p.m.

AKSHAYA RAMANUJAM compiles the senate briefs. She can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.


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