ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, November 21, 2013


I. Bureaucratic Procedure

  1. Call to Order at 5:15 pm

  2. Attendance

    • absence

      • Tarun Patel

      • Maryam Farooqui (arrived late)

      • Keith Domon

      • Adrenne Credo

  3. Approval of Minutes

    • motion to approve Naiila Mohammed/ Rame Bashir

  4. Approval of Agenda

    • motion to strike presentation of Robert’s Rules Lauren Hineman/  Rame Bashir

    • motion to approve minutes Patrick Chen/ Lauren Hineman

II. Public Comment

  • Katie Cicari:  if you want anything taken off the record just tell me

III. Old Business

IV. New Business

  1. Presentation of Robert’s Rules (20 mins)

  2. R49-35 Academic Affairs Commissioner Stipend Reallocation (15 mins)

    • motion to pull to the floor Patrick Chen/ Lauren Hineman

    • Skyla Dhang reads item R49-35

    • motion to call to question Skyla Dhang/ Grecia Cruz

    • vote

      • 14 yay

      • 0 nay

      • 0 abstentions

  3. R49-36 SPFB Member (10 mins)

    • motion to pull to the floor Patrick Chen/ Rame Bashir

    • Nicole Hisatomi reads item R49-36

    • motion to vote by acclamation Grecia Cruz/ Rame Bashir

      • R49-36 passes by acclimation

  4. R49-37 SPFB Cross Cultural Member (10 mins)

    • motion to pull to the floor Patrick Chen/ Lauren Hineman

    • Nicole Hisatomi reads item R49-37

    • Gabriel Sanchez(point of information)- who do these people answer to?

      • Nicole Hisatomi: student programming funding board

    • motion to call to question Patrick Chen/ David Hollingsworth

      • Vote

        1. 14 yay

        2. 0 nay

        3. 0 abstain

        4. R49-37 passes

V. Committees

  • motion to have committee breakouts for 15 mins Patrick Chen/ David Hollingsworth

  1. ALL

  2. Public Info

  3. Rules

    • alternate edits to Tarun’s bylaw amendment

  4. Advocacy

    • have legislation for undocumented students advocacy

  5. Finance

IV. School Breakouts (10 mins)

  • motion for school breakouts Naaila Mohammed/ Lauren Hineman

  • humanities

    • went to meet with dean of humanities

    • talked about department status for African American Studies

    • updates from e-tech

      • fees are going into google apps and student program developing educational technologies

  • Business

    • new building for business school should be held in March and there will be a large ceremony and looking for help from ASUCI to help with marketing

  • Social Sciences

    • working on what will be at social sciences week

  • Arts

    • come watch New Slate, a dance show on December 5th-7th

VII. Announcements

  • Lauren Hineman- start making agendas earlier, so please send legislation a meeting before

  • Gabriel Sanchez- screening tonight for an anti-trafficking organization

  • Patrick Chen- vigil for Philippines typhoon victims tonight at the terrace

VIII. Next Meeting

IX. Adjournment of Meeting

  • motion to adjourn Gabriel Sanchez/ Patrick Chen at 6:01 pm