ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, January 17, 2013


  1. Bureaucratic Procedure
    1. Call to Order at 5:09pm by Andrea Gaspar
    2. Approval of Minutes
      1. Thursday, January 10th, 2013
        1. First, Tarun Patel
        2. Second, Arman Liwanag
      2. Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
        1. First, Daisy Herrera-Duran
        2. Second, Shadi Jafari
    3. Approval of Agenda
      1. First, Arman Liwanag
      2. Second, Daisy Herrera-Duran
    4. Attendance ABSENT
      1. Reza Zomorrodian
      2. Ruhani Sandhu
    5. Guest List
  2. Public Comment
  3. Old Business
    1. Belko Family Donation
      1. Festival
      2. Pink dot on license
    2. Appointed and Ex-Officio Applications
      1. Ashleigh Richardson
        1. Campaign for applications
        2. Emphasis on the Leg Council seal
      2. Daisy—everyone’s responsibility to help distribute flyers
      3. All applications are up
    3. Tech Issues
  4. New Business
    1. Legislations
      1. R48-23 – Appointments to the Office of the Executive Vice President
        1. Add clause on audit
    2. Other
      1. Patrick Mahn Le
        1. Capital Fellows Program
          1. Creating the next generation of the legislative staff
          2. Four programs
            1. Assembly
            2. Senate
            3. Executive
            4. Judicial
          3. Staff at Sacramento State
          4. Direct access to assembly floor
      2. Campus Climate Survey – traci ishigo
        1. Inviting administration to a Leg Council meeting
          1. Kleshie Baisie—prioritizing the people who attend
          2. Andrea Gaspar—set council goals and designate who is invited accordingly
        2. Reaching constituents; LARC event
          1. Ashleigh Richardson—visiting free tutoring sessions to invite students to the LARC event
        3. Budget Forum—January 29th, at 4pm
          1. Co-sponsor of the Budget Forum?
        4. Campus Climate
          1. Need to legitimize the campus climate issues
        5. SPFB Meetings
          1. Chairs must attend the Student Funding Board
          2. Every week, Wednesday, 4-6pm
        6. Parking:
          1. Potential collaboration
      3. SOAR Meeting – Arman Liwanag and Bond Nguyen
        1. Where the ballot language is going
        2. UCOP—reviewing student referendums; UCOP is allowed to charge a tax
          1. A way of making revenue on student referendum
        3. Retreat itinerary—Cross Cultural Center
      4. Pro Staff Visitation Discussion
        1. Having pro staff come in and inform the council of their resources
        2. Shadi Jafari—from which departments?
          1. ASUCI Business Department
        3. Tarun Patel—finds it necessary
        4. Mark Deppe—presenting on behalf of each department, as opposed to have various different presentations
        5. Kleshie Baisie—possibility of becoming more familiar with pro staff faces
        6. Tarun Patel—website for all pro-staff?
      5. Abdullah Siddiqui—advocates for student rights through his position of Student Advocate General
  5. Committee Breakouts
    1. Everyone
      1. **write down** Steps of Action/Timeline Goals
      2. Legislation
        1. 1. New Members
        2. Chairs
    2. Public Info—Retreat Itinerary
      1. Lillian Chiou—
        1. Looked over budget
        2. Looked over exact location
    3. Finance—Choose a new chair
      1. Tarun Patel—
        1. Tarun Patel to write legislation
        2. J Board presentation for budget
        3. How to  balance budget better
        4. Leftover money in other account and re-appropriate it in different areas
    4. Advocacy—Work on SOAR Ad-Hoc Committee AND Parking
      1. Shadi Jafari—
        1. Presentation on new sources of revenue
          1. Date: Thursday, January 31st
          2. traci to contact
    5. Rules—Intern Program and Code of Ethics
      1. Daisy Herrera-Duran
        1. Will begin writing out code of ethics, finished by Thursday
        2. Communicating with Nicole Hisatomi
        3. Only can miss four days of council
  6. School Breakouts
    1. School Goals and Announcements
      1. Arman Liwanag - At-large:
        1. E-Tech Committee, attended by Arman Liwanag and Daisy Herrera-Duran
        2. E-Tech fee informing where the fees were distributed
        3. Student Technology and Project Initiative
    2. Timeline
  7. Announcements
    1. Andrea Gaspar—Sandy and John Delshadi to attend next meeting; 6:15pm
    2. Ashleigh Richardson—Cross Cultural Center; Monday OC Food Bank
  8. Next Meeting (Tuesday)
    1. Sandy and Elections
    2. TGIF By-Law Revision
    3. New U—Prepare Questions
  9. Adjournment of Meeting
    1. Motion to adjourn meeting at 6:48pm
      1. First, Kleshie Baisie
      2. Second, Arman Liwanag