ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, June 07, 2012

  1. I. Bureaucratic Procedure
    1. a. Call to Order by Patrick Manh Le at 5:02pm
    2. b. Approval of Minutes
      1. i. Motioned by Reza
      2. ii. Seconded By Raymond
    3. c. Approval of Agenda
      1. i. Motioned by Ben
      2. ii. Seconded By Jessica
    4. d. Roll Call led by Patrick Le
      1. i. Council Members

1. Ben Pan

        1. 1. Brian Dinh
        2. 2. Bond Nguyen
        3. 3. Carissa Cruz
        4. 4. Crystal Ukpong-absent
        5. 5. Dillon Gamboa
        6. 6. Evelyn Chan
        7. 7. Furzan Azam
        8. 8. Jennifer Song -absent
        9. 9. Jessica Do
        10. 10. Neil Bautista
        11. 11. Nicole Hisotomi
        12. 12. Melissa Gamble
        13. 13. Raymond Delacruz
        14. 14. Reza Zomorrodian
        15. 15. Shiv Gandhi
        16. 16. Skyla Zhang
        17. 17. Yalda Sanaiha
        18. 18. Reinill
        19. 19. Michelle Vasquez
      1. ii. Exec Members
        1. 1. Vikram Nayudu-absent
        2. 2. Patrick Manh Le
        3. 3. Charlyn Arellano-absent
        4. 4. Jun Wang
        5. 5. Genevieve Galman-absent
      2. iii. Ex-Oficio Members
        1. 1. Daisy Herrera
        2. 2. Melissa Mayr-absent
    1. e. Guest List
      1. i. Name, Position
      2. II. Public Comment
      3. III. Old Business 
    2. a. Legislation
      1. i. B47-33 Office of Academic Affairs: Budget Re-Allocation
        1. 1. Floor: Dillon/Jessica
        2. 2. Question: Dillon/Nicole
        3. 3. 15-0-2 PASSED
      2. ii. B47-31 ASUCI Budget 2012-2013
        1. 1. President’s office
          1. a. Priorities ASUCI advancement, programs and resources, affordability and retention, campus climate.
          2. b. Two branches (two chief of staff positions) COS Advocacy and intiatives and COS Public coordination and office support.
          3. c. 3 newly created departments—need for students to give back to UCI.
            1. i. Anteater Run
              1. 1. Partnerships and sponsorships for anteater run (costs publicity, materials, shirts)
            2. ii. Campus Advocacy and engagement—educate students with what goes on with their resources. 
              1. 1. Liasion taskforces
            3. iii. Exec Cabinet Contingency
              1. 1. End of the year leftover money will be allocated to banquet
            4. iv. HUMS (Historically underrepresented and marginalized students initiative)
              1. 1. Task force—LGBTQ, disabilities, SOAR, AB 540, Umbrella Org 
          4. d. Staff Development Director—retention of leaders in ASUCI
          5. e. Campus and Public Affairs Director—Organizing role with PR on Ring Road
          6. f. Art Lab Curator and Director
          7. g. Films Director
          8. h. Travel Budget in meeting other presidencies and collaborate 
        2. 2. EVP
          1. a. Elections, Internal Affairs Leg Council, Local Affairs Branch Office of EVP
          2. b. State wide affairs, Local Affairs, Internal Affairs
        3. 3. Academic Affairs
          1. a. Personnel Supplies/Expenses, 
          2. b. Academic Engagement
            1. i. 2 commissioners—50$
            2. ii. 1 assistant commissioner (unpaid)
            3. iii. Commissioners to work closely with Leg council representatives
            4. iv. Program funds 1800 (increased 300) 
            5. v. 200x3x3= 1800
          3. c. Visions Leadership Course
            1. i. Food, shirts
          4. d. Anteater Mentorship Program
            1. i. Decrease by 1000 but are getting funds from SOAR 
          5. e. Speakers and debate (decrease by 1500)
          6. f. UTeach – same as last year budget
          7. g. Cancel farmer’s market 
          8. h. put in Anteaters in Action allocated 3000 dollars to combat CSAC being cut. 
          9. i. 500 revenue to add to Legal Clinic
          10. j. All other budgets stayed the same 
          11. k. Vendor Fair—350 to 390  
        4. 4. Student Services
          1. a. 4 Chief of Staff
          2. b. cut stipend from all commissioners
          3. c. Club outreach cut by 2000
          4. d. Eliminate Comedy Night
          5. e. Festivals/Spirit Day cut by 100
          6. f. Wayzgoose increase by 3000 
          7. g. Welcome Week decrease
            1. i. All 5 days
            2. ii. Break world record again 
          8. h. Hopeful difference is 21000
          9. i. Shoctoberfest—GREAT Artists to look forward too 
          10. j.
          11. IV. After B47-35 and R47-92
          12. V. New Business
    3. a. Legislation
      1. i. B47-35 Front Office Reception Reconfigure for Disc Ticket Program
        1. 1. Ticket Program will be relocated to the front office of student government
        2. 2. Front desk reconfigured during the summer due to low traffic
        3. 3. Neil/Carissa
        4. 4. 8min/1 Speaking Raymond/Brian
        5. 5. Raymond—With the 15,000 will you be using all of it will receipts be provided? It is a high ball estimate. 
        6. 6. Competitive bid or single contractor? Single contractor.
        7. 7. Ben—slightly different from visitor center from the student center? Yes.
        8. 8. Reza—what are we adding to accommodate for the reconfiguration? New walk-in, safe cameras, safe inventory, and other cameras in the office, receptionists and information students, business office will be shifted. Not a 100% new furniture but only the necessary needs. Everything is included.
        9. 9. Rest of the amount will be allocated back into reserves. 
        10. 10. End: Reineil/Reza
        11. 11. Suspend Tabling: Dillon/Reza
        12. 12. 17 council members—17-0-0 Rule Suspend
        13. 13. Question: Dillon/Reza
        14. 14. 2/3rds 14-0-3 PASSES
      2. ii. R47-92 Anthology as it’s own Entity
        1. 1. Floor: Reza/Melissa
        2. 2. Will no longer officially under the purview jurisdiction of ASUCI and will be its own self -sustained organization under the Student media distinction of Student Government and Student Media.
        3. 3. Stephanie-- Formally place yearbook out ASUCI and making decisions that affect ASUCI. Planned deficit. Produce publication and portrait contract and expect a surplus. Sustainable on its own and takes senior portrait taken. Pays into staff support;
        4. 4. Jessica—discussed with the editors? Everyone is on board with it. Besides the changing we are aware of is there any other info? Only change is to fire up computers.
        5. 5. Reza- Currently housed in ASUCI but will be different? Won’t be under ASUCI but a separate entity but welcome to utilize conference rooms.
        6. 6. Skyla—after passing legislation, is there an expectation to bring more to support ASUCI. 
        7. 7. Kleshie: how long have they been sustainable—for 2 years.  
        8. 8. Reza/ Raymond
        9. 9. Question: Dillon/Reza
        10. 10. 17-0-0 PASSED
      3. iii. B47-36 Council Polos and Council Cardigans
      4. iv. R47-93 TGIF Sustainability Commissioner Appointment
        1. 1. Katie Chansler—motivation to interact with all UCI students and not a select number of freshmen. Lifestyle is very environmental health conscious. 
        2. 2. Questions
          1. a. Jessica- What programs have you put on as well as other ones you would like to put on in the future? Organic foods and teaching students how to cook food.  Exposing people to sustainability and making other groups more aware that teaches how to be sustainable. 
          2. b. Reza--  Have you worked in TGIF before? No, but did a lot of collab. Out of those programs, what do you think could have been improved? Connect to more people. 
          3. c. Abdullah—have any training with presenting budgets? Mesa court experience and the San Francisco festival and proposing a budget. 
      5. v. R47-94 School’s Student Council Recommendations for 2012-2013 Academic School Year
      6. vi. R47-95 Appointment of Student Advocate General
      7. VI. Reports
    4. a. Executive
      1. i. President
      2. ii. EVP
      3. iii. Admin VP
      4. iv. Academic VP
      5. v. Student Services VP 
      6. VII. Special Committee Reports
      7. i.
      8. VIII. Adjournment of Meeting