ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

 ·         Called to Order by Phan at 5:03

·         Attendance

o    Councilmember Tompkins arrives late at 5:06, Advocate General Rosales arrives late at 5:12, Vice-President Leng arrives late at 5:12, Councilmember Chavarin arrives late at 6:02

o    Vice-President Leng leaves early at 5:49, President Khosravi leaves early at 5:59

·         Approval of Minutes

o    Motion: Baranwal/ Second: Hong

o    Phan: If there are no objections the minutes are approved.

·         Approval of Agenda

o    Motion: Baranwal/ Second: Khosravi

·         Executive Officer Reports

o    President: We have been discussing CSL for the past few days and we are drafting an email to send out. We are working with the elections commission for next week where we begin elections. We are working on establishing the advisory council on undocumented students in Vice-chancellor Parham’s office.

o    EVP: We are reviewing applications for National Student Power conference.

o    Student Services: Soulstice is Thursday.

o    Academic Affairs: Applications for student leadership positions are out.

·         Special Committee Reports 5:08

o    International Committee: We are working with the International Center and the Student Center on improving the Global Viewpoint lounge.

o    Parking Committee: Take the survey

o    First Generation and Non-Traditional Student Committee: No report.

o    Transfer Student Committee: We are having trouble setting a meeting time that everyone can make it to.

o    MyUCI Committee: No report.

o    Constitutional Revision Committee: We have a discussion section today.

·         Old Business

    • No old business.

·         New Business

    • R51-56: Formation of Advocacy Committee 5:11

·         Phan: I pass my chair to Leng 5:12

      • Baranwal: I move to pull R51-56 to the floor Second: Carlson
      • Vote on R51-56 Passes 16-0-0 Yea: Heyward, Carlson, Phan, Fan, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Bender, Tompkins, Raza, Miller
    • B51-06: Support of Pharmaceutical Sciences Students Council’s Career Day 5:14
      • Baranwal: I move to pull B51-06 to the floor Second: Hong
      • Vote by acclimation to Commit B51-06 to Finance Committee Passes 16-0-0 Yea: Heyward, Carlson, Phan, Fan, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Bender, Tompkins, Raza, Miller
    • Constitutional Discussion 5:17
      • Carlson: I move to go into a discussion on the constitution for 30 minutes Second: Hong
      • Phan: I move to extend discussion by 10 minutes Second: Carlson 5:48
      • Phan: I move to hold a straw poll Second: Hong 5:50
      • Baranwal: I move to extend time by 10 minutes Second: Phan 5:58
      • Fan: I move to go into a straw poll Second: Carlson
      • Raza: I move to extend time by 3 minutes Second: Heyward 6:09
      • Baranwal: I move to extend time by 10 minutes Second: Fan 6:12
      • Jason: I move to extend time by 5 minutes Second: Hong 6:23

·         Council Intern Program Report

o    No report.

  • Hong: I move to go into committee breakouts for 15 minutes Second: Carlson 6:31
    • Fan: I move to extend time by 1 minute Second: Bender 6:47

·         Committees

o    Rules

      • We are advertising the council openings. Intern apps are still out. Additionally there is a GUSH app open.

o    Finance

      • No report.

o    Public Information

      • I got the design back for the apparel and it was shitty so we are working on it again to have it by Week 8.

o    Advocacy

      • No report.

·         Next Meeting: February 18, 2016

·         Khandadash: Motion Adjourn Meeting at 6:51

o    Second: Carlson