ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

 

  • Called to Order by Fung at 5:05
  • Attendance
    • Vice-President Jermakian arrives late at 5:07, President Khosravi arrives late at 5:07, Councilmember Kekejian arrives late at 5:07, Councilmember Tunggal arrives late at 5:32
    • Vice-President Fung leaves early at 5:50, Councilmember Reynolds leaves early at 6:53, Councilmember Kekejian leaves early at 6:53, Councilmember Tunggal leaves early at 7:00, Councilmember Olvera leaves early at 7:06
  • Approval of Minutes
    • Approved
  • Approval of Agenda
    • Phan: I move to put New Business 6e at the top of new business Second: Vergara
    • Phan: I move to put Discussion of Anteater TV to after New Business Second: Vergara
    • Phan: Move to put R51-31 to the end of R51-34 on the agenda Second: Vergara
    • Motion: Phan/ Second: Vergara
  • Guest List
    • Mark Deppe (AD SGSM)
  • Special Committee Reports
    • International Committee Reports: No report.
    • Parking Committee: No report.
    • First Generation and Non-Traditional Student Committee: We have our first meeting right after council today.
    • Students with Disabilities Committee: No Report.
    • Transfer Student Committee: No report.
    • Refurbishment Committee: No report.
    • MyUCI Committee: Please let me know if you have any thoughts on the presentation from last week.
    • Constitutional Revision Committee: Next week you will all receive a copy of the revised constitution. So please look at that.
  • Old Business
    • Anteater TV Discussion for 15 minutes 5:52
      • This discussion will be closed.
      • Phan: Move to extend discussion by 10 minutes Second: Baranwal 6:09
      • Jermakian: If there are no objections discussion is extended.
      • Khosravi: Motion to extend discussion by 20 minutes Second: Carlson 6:19
      • Vote to extend discussion Passes 10-1-2 Yea: Carlson, Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Hong, Kekejian, Olvera Nay: Heyward Abstain: Phan, Barnoy
      • Phan: I move to postpone this discussion until after Judicial Board interview
        • Vote to postpone discussion Passes 13-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Hong, Kekejian, Olvera, Heyward, Phan, Barnoy
  • New Business
    • Discussion on the Creation of a Competitive E-Sports Program 5:06
      • Vergara: So you said that if an E-sports club was created it would take no money on behalf of UCI?
      • Mark: Yes it would be a very revenue positive organization.
      • Barnoy: So would this be open to the public or closed to the club members?
      • Mark: this would be open to everyone and even because we plan on around 70 computers there would be some available for everyone.
      • Hong: So how would we insure that these students still have a healthy balance as a student?
      • Mark: So we would look to hold these students to the same standards as members of the athletic programs.
      • Dustin: As you clearly saw there are people who made the choice to come here over other schools because of this facet of our community so we see this as no different than any other sports team.
      • Mark: So the bottom line is that we have big dreams and big thoughts and we would love your support in pulling this off.

Fung: I pass my chair to Jermakian 5:29

    • R51-32 Announcement of Fall 2015 Election Winners 5:33
      • Jermakian: If there are no objections we will go into discussion on R51-32
      • Khosravi: I move to end discussion and call the question Second: Vergara
      • Vote on R51-32 Passes 10-0-3 Yea: Carlson, Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Barnoy, Olvera, Heyward Abstain: Phan, Kekejian, Hong
    • R51-33 Appointment of Elections Commissioner 5:44
      • Phan: I move to skip discussion and call the question Second: Vergara
      • Vote on R51-33 Passes 12-0-0 Yea: Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Hong, Kekejian, Olvera, Heyward, Phan, Barnoy
    • R51-34 Office of the Executive Vice President Commissioners 5:47
      • Phan: I move to skip discussion and call the question Second: Vergara
      • Vote on R51-34 Passes 12-0-0 Yea: Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Hong, Kekejian, Olvera, Heyward, Phan, Barnoy
    • R51-31 In Support of Declaring Donate Life Week 5:49
      • Fung: So this was tabled because the dates on this bill overlapped with Armenian Genocide Recognition Week so we decided to push those dates forward.
      • Khosravi: I move to amend changing the dates in this legislation.
      • Vote on R51-31 Passes 13-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Baranwal, Khandadash, Chavarin, Tunggal, Reynolds, Raza, Hong, Kekejian, Olvera, Heyward, Phan, Barnoy
    • Interview of Judicial Board Candidate 6:43
      • Khosravi: I move to go into a closed discussion on the Candidate Second: Carlson 7:01
      • Phan: If there are no objections we will go into a closed discussion.
  • Council Intern Program Report
    • No report.
  • Carlson Motion Adjourn Meeting at 7:12
    • Second: Heyward