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Davis, California

Wednesday, May 22, 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 Feb. 17 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.

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

Jack Zwald, ASUCD president, arrived late at 7:28

Previn Witana, ASUCD vice president, present

Ozzy Arce, ASUCD senator, present,

Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz, ASUCD senator, present

Osahon Ekhator, ASUCD senator, present

Andre Lee, ASUCD senator, present

Tatiana Moana Bush, ASUCD senator, present

Darwin Moosavi, ASUCD senator, present

Matthew Provencher, ASUCD senator, present

Selisa Romero, ASUCD senator, absent

Rebecca Sterling, ASUCD senator, present

Alison Tanner, ASUCD senator, president pro tempore, present

Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD senator, present

Liz Walz, ASUCD senator, present


Paul Cody, advisor to Picnic Day, presented information for Picnic Day 2011. As a result of last year, he is working to ensure that Picnic Day continues and has a safe and positive environment. He said that everyone can sign a pledge to make safe and healthy decisions during Picnic Day at http://picnicday.ucdavis.edu/content/picnic-day-pledge-4.

Unit Director Reports

Sharon Coulson, director of the ASUCD Coffee House, reported that the CoHo currently has 275 employees, but may not need as many in future years. The CoHo is doing well this quarter, but usually has more customers on days when the weather is better. She also reported that the Aggie Student Store has increasing sales and the renovation project is over.

Mark Ling, editor-in-chief of The California Aggie, reported that, though revenue has slowed, The Aggie is still in good financial shape.

Consideration of old legislation

Senate Resolution 5, authored and introduced by Arce, co-authored by Kabir Kapur and Alyssa West, to increase the awareness and market of fair-trade, union-made, Worker’s Rights Consortium (WRC) verified living- wage brands available at the UC Davis Campus Bookstore, passed unanimously.

Senate Bill 44, authored Lee, co-authored by Amelia Goodfellow, Amy Martin, Dana Percoco, Tanner and Walz and introduced by Lee, to create the Special Committee on Student Health and Wellness, passed unanimously.

Senate Bill 46, authored by Sergio Cano, co-authored by Lee and introduced by Walz, to allocate $22 to Cano from Capital Reserves, passed unanimously.

Past Meeting Minutes


Meeting adjourned at 12:37 a.m.

MICHELLE MURPHY compiles the senate briefs. She can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.


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