ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, March 10, 2016

 ·         Called to Order by Fung at 5:12

·         Attendance

o    President Khosravi arrives late at 5:14, Councilmember Ono arrives late at 5:24

o    Councilmember Miller leaves early at 6:58

·         Approval of Minutes

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

·         Approval of Agenda

o    Motion: Carlson/ Second: Hong

·         Executive Officer Reports

o    President: We are ending the quarter strong working on voter registration rates on campus. We are working on preparing Spring quarter elections. We are organizing a housing competition for voter registration levels. Our applications for the second mental health conference are out,

o    We are wrapping up by preparing for spring. We are hosting a donate life week. And another awareness week on gardening. There will be more confirmed as the quarter continues.

·         Special Committee Reports

o    International Committee: We have had to halt research this quarter due to time constraints but will continue next quarter.

o    Parking Committee: No report. 

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

o    Transfer Student Committee: No report.

·         Old Business

o    No old business.

·         New Business

o    R51-66: Wellness, Health, Career, and Counseling Center Referendum 5:17 [Needs 18 votes to pass]

§  Statement from Mental Health Commission 5:23

§  Olvera: I move to extend time by 5 minutes Second: Miller 5:45

§  Khosravi: I move to extend time by 10 minutes Second: Mayer 5:53

§  Khosravi: I move to extend time by 10 minutes Second: Kekejian 6:03

§  Miller: I move to extend time by 5 minutes Second: Khandadash 6:11

§  Olvera: I move to extend time by 4 minutes Second: Vergara 6:17

§  Khosravi: I move to extend time by 3 minutes Second: Mayer 6:22

§  Phan: I move to close the speakers list Second: Khosravi 6:22

§  Fan: I move to extend time by 5 minutes Second: Vergara 6:25

§  Vote on R51-66 Fails 10-10-0 Yea: Carlson, Mayer, Khandadash, Hong, Vuligonda, Cheng, Bender, Tompkins, Reynolds, Miller Nay: Chavarin, Phan, Fan, Ono, Kekejian, Baranwal, Olvera, Vergara, Chavez, Raza

o    B51-09: 2015-2016 Executive Cabinet Mid-year Allocation 6:32

§  Phan: I move to commit to finance Second: Carlson

§  Vote by acclimation to table R51-09 to finance Passes 20-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Phan, Mayer, Fan, Ono, Khandadash, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Tompkins, Raza, Reynolds, Miller

o    Chavarin: I move to pull R51-72 from the consent calendar and consider it immediately Second: Vergara

o    R51-72: Recall of Councilmember Gevorg (George) Novshadyan, Representative for the Paul Merage School of Business 6:35

§  Vote by acclimation on R51-72 Passes 19-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Phan, Mayer, Fan, Ono, Khandadash, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Tompkins, Reynolds, Miller

·         Fung: I pass my chair to Jermakian 6:40

o    Consent Agenda 6:45

§  R51-67: ASUCI Endorsement of Constitutional Amendments Proposal

§  R51-68: ASUCI Endorsement of MyUCI Referendum

§  R51-69: Endorsement of Food Pantry Initiative

§  R51-70: Appointment of Student Fee Advisory Committee Representative

§  R51-71: Appointment of Deputy Elections Commissioners

§  Vote by acclimation on Consent Agenda Passes 20-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Phan, Mayer, Fan, Ono, Khandadash, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Tompkins, Raza, Reynolds, Miller

o    Committee Assignments 6:53

·         Hong: I move to go into committee breakouts Second: Carlson 6:54

·         Committees

o    Rules

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o    Finance

§  B51-08: Cyber Security Stickers Reimbursement

o    Public Information

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o    Advocacy

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·         Next Meeting: March 30, 2016

·         Olvera: Motion Adjourn Meeting at 7:00

o    Second: Raza