ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Sept. 22 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s King Lounge. The ASUCD president is not required to attend senate meetings.
Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD president, absent
Bree Rombi, ASUCD vice president, present
Yena Bae, ASUCD senator, present
Miguel Espinoza, ASUCD senator, present
Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz, ASUCD senator, present
Andre Lee, ASUCD senator, present
Amy Martin, ASUCD senator, present
Mayra Martín, ASUCD senator, present
Tatiana Moana Bush, ASUCD senator, present
Darwin Moosavi, ASUCD senator, present
Matthew Provencher, ASUCD president pro-tempore, present
Brendan Repicky, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Sterling, ASUCD senator, present
Ryan Meyerhoff, ASUCD senator, present
Rikk Seguin, the new CalPIRG campus organizer, said she was excited to work with the senators this year.
A representative from Davis Petty Cab talked to the senate and mentioned that they would be interested in combining with Tipsy Taxi, and that they wanted to at least start the dialogue.
Appointments and confirmations
Provencher was elected new president pro-tempore.
Margaret Link was confirmed as Environmental Policy and Planning Commission Chair.
Alexander Wold was confirmed to the Academic Affairs Commission.
Jatin Malhorta, Patrick Sheehan, Katie Uglow and Cameron Scott were confirmed to Business and Finance Commission.
Luke Weter, Jared Crisologo-Smith and Erica Padgett were confirmed to External Affairs Commission.
Martin was appointed to be a senate representative to the Internet and Networking Committee.
Sterling and Yee were appointed to be senate representative to the Unit Relocation and Space Allocation Committee.
Repicky was appointed as a senate representative to Media Board.
Sterling and Bae were appointed as senate representatives to the Student Health and Wellness Committee.
Martín was appointed as a senate representative to the Recruitment and Retention Organizing Committee.
Bae was appointed as a senate representative to the Aggie Public Arts Committee.
Unit Director Reports
The post office director said that they are still not offering express mail. However, they would like to sell mailing materials in the MU post office that is not related to United States Postal Service to create more revenue. Furthermore, he said that the post office has received new computers at no cost to ASUCD.
Ed Montelongo said that registration applications for the Students of Color Conference will be available soon.
Lee announced that students can now talk to Tipsy Taxi operators online.
Meeting adjourned at 7:34 p.m.
Open positions within ASUCD can be found at vacancy.ucdavis.edu. HANNAH STRUMWASSER compiles the senate briefs. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.