ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, January 30, 2014


I. Bureaucratic Procedure

  1. call to order at 5:06

  2. Attendance

    1. Khaleedah Sidney

    2. David Hollingsworth

    3. Oliver Dabalos

  3. motion to approve the minutes Matt Tsai/ Alex Fung

  4. motion to approve agenda Alex Fung/ Matt Tsai

II. Public Comment

III. Old Business

  1. B-49-13 Legislative Council Boothing and Publicity Event

    1. motion to open discussion with one minute speaking time Matt Tsai/ Alex Fung

    2. we have revised this to cut 200-300 off of snacks and the event is to promote interaction between us and the students

    3. Alex Fung- when will this event be taking place?

      1. Matt Tsai- we are tabling this until week 7 to determine this

IV. New Business

  1. SAG Application Update (10 min)

    1. motion to open discussion with one minute speaking time Matt Tsai/ Lauren Hineman

    2. Lauren Hineman- Reza is no longer interested in applying, but there is another person that would want to

    3. Rame Bashir- we should interview them

    4. Lauren Hineman- I will schedule this

    5. motion to close discussion Lauren Hineman/ Adrenne Credo

  2. Constitution Revision Update (10 min)

    1. motion to open discussion with one minute speaking time Alex Fung/ Matt Tsai

    2. Alex- there are some major changes occurring with the constitution

      1. possible restructuring of Legislative Council

      2. for the smallest schools, they want to merge them together

      3. programs like pharmaceutical science and others like it would be joined together

      4. thinking about having an internal vice president who would be in charge of legislative council

      5. also thinking about renaming legislative council student senate to match the programs that other UC’s have

      6. two additional office that they were thinking about adding were finance and student service would be renamed

      7. Negin Fatahi- why is it necessary to renaming things

        1. Alex Fung- the roles of the offices will change as well, and question can be answering by looking at the draft

      8. Skyla Dhang- how is the addition of a finance vp going to affect our budget?

        1. Alex Fung- their roles are detailed in the draft

    3. motion to close discussion Alex Fung/ Matt Tsai

V. Executive Officer Reports (10 min)

  1. Skyla Zhang- there is a possibility that the legislation talked about last meeting will fail because there is resistance about allowing students a vote

    1. office is hosting Obama care debate on the 10th

    2. AMP mentor applications will be due soon on the 14th of February

VI. Committees (35 min)

motion to have committee breakouts for 10 min Matt Tsai/ Maryam Farooqui

  1. ALL

  2. Public Info

  3. Rules

    1. there are now 8 applications for open positions now

  4. Advocacy

  5. Finance

VII. School Breakouts (35 min)

  • motion to breakout for 10 min Adrenne Credo / Matt Tsai

  • Social Sciences- possibility of a meet your dean event next week

  • Business- have been meeting with 3 organization and fraternities to have business events, also a possibility of pairing with biological sciences

    • there will be a large banquet for the new business building in March

VIII. Announcements

  • Negin Fatahi - the statewide branch of EVP is planning an art show

    • showing photographs from a famous photograph

    • Tuesday next week, February 4th

    • on the student terrace

  • Naaila Mohammed- event in cross cultural center tonight

    • there is also an event about the Black Muslim experience

IX. Next Meeting

X. Adjournment of Meeting