ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Jan. 13 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
Ozzy Arce, ASUCD senator, present
Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz, ASUCD senator, present
Osahon Ekhator, ASUCD senator, absent
Andre Lee, ASUCD senator, present
Tatiana Moana Bush, ASUCD senator, present
Darwin Moosavi, ASUCD senator, present
Matt Provencher, ASUCD senator, present
Selisa Romero, ASUCD senator, arrived late
Rebecca Sterling, ASCUD senator, present
Alison Tanner, ASUCD senator, president pro tempore, present
Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD senator, present
Liz Walz, ASUCD senator, arrived late
Appointments and confirmations
Kevin Pascual, Joe Hallare, Kevin Navarro, Aaron Hsu, Josh Lovelace and Melanie Meamura were confirmed to the Internal Affairs Commission.
Stephanie Abrams, Brendan Repicky, Bihter Ozedirne, Yena Bre and Carly Sandstrom were confirmed to the External Affairs Commission.
Hattie Anderson and Rachael Valler were confirmed to the Gender and Sexuality Commission.
Jaspreet Dehar, Tomas Tesfasilassie, Brianda Castro, Jerome Wren, Olufemi Fayehun and Hassan Rezakhany were confirmed to the Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission.
Brian Barnett, Vladimir Rudovsky, Jaime Tuttle-Santann, Alexander Kelley, Christine Chou, Anastasiya Krasnyanska, Parichay Johri and Bryen Alperin were confirmed to the Business and Finance Commission.
Consideration of old legislation
Senate Bill 29, authored by Sergio Cano, co-authored by Ryan Meyerhoff, Nick Sydney and Adam Thongsavat and introduced by Thongsavat, to correct inaccuracies in the election codes, passed unanimously.
Lee brought up concerns over the grammar used throughout Senate Bill 29. The point of contention came over the gender neutrality of the language.
Lee said the ASUCD blood drives are coming up next week.
Walz and Tanner reminded new senators that they need to attend Safe Zone Training as well as a time management workshop.
Moosavi and Walz announced the upcoming Singles Awareness Night, where senators will be auctioned off. Senators are also being asked to appear in the event’s promotional video.
Approval of past meeting minutes
Minutes from Nov. 18 were also approved.
Meeting adjourned at 8:18 p.m.
CECILIO PADILLA compiles the senate briefs. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.