ASUCD Vice President Bradley Bottoms presided over the final senate meeting of Fall Quarter on Dec. 5, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Senator Ryan Wonders was elected as pro tempore of the senate. Justice Wooju Kim was sworn in as chief justice.
The meeting focused on the finances of ASUCD units, with emphasis on the Bike Barn and Experimental College. In terms of incoming and outgoing expenses, the Bike Barn is expected to break even this year. For the Experimental College, expenses are $1,600 above income. Individual programs such as the community gardens, the number of courses offered by the Experimental College and the pay of instructors was given much consideration during the discussion.
A resolution to create a safe space for undocumented UC Davis students to discuss the process of obtaining citizenship, a green card, etc. was called into motion. The resolution passed.
Newly-elected Senators Gareth Smythe, Mariah Watson, Janeth Gupta, Katie Sherman, Jonathan Mitchell and Shehzad Lokhandwalla were officially sworn into their positions.