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Davis, California

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Senate Brief

ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Jan. 10 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room. The ASUCD president is not required to attend senate meetings.

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

Rebecca Sterling, ASUCD president, present
Yena Bae, ASUCD vice president, present
Beatriz Anguiano, ASUCD senator, present
Bradley Bottoms, ASUCD senator, present
Liam Burke, ASUCD senator, present
Armando Figueroa, ASUCD senator, present
Don Gilbert, ASUCD senator, present
Joyce Han, ASUCD senator, present, left 7:50 p.m., returned 8:20 p.m.
Maxwell Kappes, ASUCD senator, present
Kabir Kapur, ASUCD senator, pro tempore, present
Paul Min, ASUCD senator, present, arrived late at 6:20 p.m.
Felicia Ong, ASUCD senator, present
Alyson Sagala, ASUCD senator, present
Tal Topf, ASUCD senator, present
Melanie Maemura, ASUCD controller, present

Appointments and confirmations
Lane Lewis, Chelsea Sweeney, Luis Curiel, Jodie Lisenbee, Edgar Nunez, Andrew Carstens and Hannah Hill were all confirmed to be Gender and Sexuality commissioners.

Dana Wilke, Phillip Tran, Haley Proehl, Kelly Kong, Naftalli Moed and Jessie Chen were all confirmed as Environmental Policy and Planning commissioners.

Ashley Cheung, Gheed Saeed, Lauren Ashe, Matt Remick, Veena Bansal, Michael Small and Brian Jordan were all confirmed as Outreach Assembly members.

Lance Hackney was confirmed again as Internal Affairs commissioner.
Chandler Hill, Yvonne Hsiao, Chris Telfer and Saima Ghani were all confirmed as Business and Finance commissioners.

Rahul Sachdev, Dana Sever, Hannah Bloom, Eva Poon and Pooja Boinapalli were confirmed as Academic Affairs commissioners.

Consideration of old legislation
Senate Resolution 34, authored by Sergio Cano, to revamp the election and disqualification process, passed unanimously.

Public discussion
Ed Chinedum Muo asked not to be confirmed to the Academic Affairs Commission, citing his disapproval with not being selected as a full commissioner.

Public announcements
Anguiano encouraged members of the table to attend 39 2.0 on Monday, a program to spread knowledge about UC Davis Satisfactory Academic Progress and campus resources.

Meeting adjourned at 11:09 p.m.

Open positions within ASUCD can be found at vacancy.ucdavis.edu. CHANDLER HILL compiled this senate brief. He can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Full disclosure, Chandler Hill, who compiled the Senate Brief, was also confirmed as Business and Finance Commissioner Jan. 10.


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