ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Oct. 7 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Meeting called to order at 6:11 p.m.
Jack Zwald, ASUCD president, present, left early
Previn Witana, ASUCD vice president, present
Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, ASUCD senator, arrived at 6:15 p.m.
Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD senator, absent
Alison Tanner, ASUCD senator, present
Andre Lee, ASUCD president pro tempore, present
Bree Rombi, ASUCD senator, present
Don Ho, ASUCD senator, arrived at 6:15 p.m.
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, arrived late
Justin Gold, student assistant to the chancellor, introduced Rahim Reed, associate executive vice chancellor for campus community relations, who discussed the university’s plans for responding to incidents of hate and bias on campus. This includes the new Hate-Free Campus Initiative.
Jeff Williams, outgoing Business and Finance Commission Chair, gave his farewell speech.
Appointments and Confirmations
Brenda Bass and Matt Provencher were confirmed to the Academic Affairs Commission.
Hannah Oakes was confirmed to the Environmental Policy and Planning Commission.
Lirio Zepeda was confirmed to the External Affairs Commission.
Vladimir Rudovsky and Brian Barnett were confirmed to the Business and Finance Commission.
Jared Hein was confirmed as chair to the Business and Finance Commission with a 8-3-1 vote.
Lahari Rao was confirmed to the Ethnic and Cultural Affairs commission.
Consideration of Old Legislation
Senate Bill 4 authored by Mark Ling, co-authored and introduced by Lee, to allocate $11,990.54 from Capital Reserves to purchase 10 iMacs for The California Aggie, passed unanimously.
Consideration of Urgent Legislation
Senate bill authored and introduced by Lee, co-authored by Sabastian Belser, to allocate $2,497 from Capital Reserves to purchase two iMacs and software for Specialized Transportation Services/Tipsy Taxi, which passed unanimously.
Past Meeting Minutes
Meeting adjourned at 10:44 p.m.
AKSHAYA RAMANUJAM compiles the senate briefs. She can be reached at email@example.com.