ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, January 09, 2018

 

ASUCI Senate Minutes

Date 01/09/18

  • Called to Order by Gurneel at 5:05pm

  • Attendance

    • Person came in late at

      • Jiang 5:08pm

      • Erikat 5:11 pm

      • Ashar Khan 5:15pm

      • Homam 5:17pm

      • Abadilla 5:17pm

      • Luu 6:00pm

    • Person left early at

      • Jiang 6:22pm

  • Approval of Minutes

    • Motion: Santiago

    • Second: Kaur

  • Approval of Agenda

    • Motion: Ton

    • Second: Chin

  • Public Comment

    • Person (Organization/Department): Comment

  • Executive Officer Reports

    • President: Lydia

      • has family emergency and will be back on 17th

    • Vice President: Rusteen Haghi

      • Winter quarter opening up next tues

      • Senate office will have open house nxt week

    • Executive VP: Zoe Broussard

      • We could really use everyone's help, if you see our booth please come and fill out the survey

      • Jan 19 student survey 12-3pm

  • Special Committee Reports

    • NONE

  • Old Business

    • NONE

  • New Business

    • Swearing In Ceremony for Newly Appointed Senators

      • *Oath of office being done*

    • Election of 2018 Winter President Pro-Tempore / Nominations

      • Tin-- PASS

      • Jessica - PASS

      • Lim - PASS

      • Kim Chin - PASS

      • Celine - PASS

      • Nasar Asad - ACCEPT

      • Alan - ACCEPT

    • Election of 2018 Winter President Pro-Tempore interview

      • Nasar Asad

        • I am a political science major. last quarter was my first quarter in senate. I really enjoy senate and I am currently involved in academic affairs. It is important to allow students to have a voice. This gives me an opportunity to work with students and having the opportunity to make things run more smoothly and working on the positive things that I could make happen.

        • Questions:

          • 1. Why do you believe you are well suited to this position?

            • I learned a lot about Try to being more into what senate is and have your voice heard in a formal setting. And knowing that senate is about trying to help students and let them know that if they want their voice to be

          • 2. If break was extended by one day what would you do?

            • I was super excited to get back to school. I would take advantage of that one day and spend my time outdoors.

          • 3. What's your schedule for this quarter?

            • only tuesdays and thursdays

          • 4. If you could be any finger what would you be.

            • I would be the pinky. Because the pinky never usually gets dirty

      • Alan

        • I think I have already met most of you senators. Double majoring in political science. I definitely like to work with people and representing and let them know that I work for them and with them. I like to play soccer. I don't know if there is anything specific I should mention.

        • Questions:

          • 1. Why do you believe you are well suited to this position?

            • When I worked in debate in highschool I knew nothing about what was going on. And I learned through that the best way to learn something is to be completely overwhelmed by it. it will be a lot of work but I want to put my all in it.

          • 2.  How can Senate be improved?

            • That we are all one big family so I don't think that would need to be improved. Maybe how we communicate.

          • 3. If break was extended by one day what would you do?

            • Read a lot and maybe go to the park.

          • 4. What's your schedule for this quarter?

            • Mondays and wednesday. Classes are usually consecutive. It’s a little bit packed.

          • 5. Will you be overwhelmed?

            • I think I will be honestly.

          • 6. What book changed you life?

      • Motion to go into closed discussion about Election of 2018 Winter President Pro-Tempore

        • Motion: Lim

        • Second: Kaur

      • Voting

        • Nasir: 20-0-1

        • Alan: 0

    • [Hong/Yakub] R53-54: Appointment of Associate Justice to Judicial Board (Amendment)

      • Tin:

        • I put in the wrong date and so we want to change that date

      • Going to request a â…” vote from everyone in this room just to play it safe on the amend I want to make

      • Motion to amend to R53-55 to change “Winter Quarter 2020” to “Fall Quarter of 2019.”

        • Motion : Tin

        • Second: Lim

          • Vote by acclamation

            • PASSES

    • [Hong/Yakub] R53-55: Appointment of Associate Justice to Judicial Board (Amendment)

      • Motion to amend R53-55 and to change “Winter Quarter 2020” to “Fall Quarter of 2019.”

        • Motion : Tin

        • Second: Lim

          • Vote by acclamation

            • PASSES

  • Senate Intern Program reports

    • If you need an intern please let me know. We are taking pictures for ongoing action for record.

  • Committee Assignments (20 minutes) 5:56pm

  • Committees

    • Picking new committees to join today

      • Rules

        • Tin: Chair

        • Alan: Vice Chair

        • will be working on Senate budget protocol

        • [Hong/Boparai] R53-31: Elections Code Revision Institutionalizing Slates

        • [Khan/Kaur] R53-50: By-laws Amendment: Senate Budget Protocol

        • [Kaur/Jiang] R53-52: By-laws Amendment: Transfer Senator Meeting with the Director of the Transfer Student Hub

      • Finance

        • We created a facebook group

        • [Lim/Chin] B53-06: Reallocation of ASUCI Senate Office Paint Job Cost

          • PASSED

      • Public Information

        • Jess: Chair

        • Going to put it on a google drive and share it with all of them

        • Opened applications for social ecology

        • If we get the money by thursday we can get the jackets embroidered in one week

        • We cannot venmo anymore

      • Advocacy

        • We talked about organization and what we did last quarter

        • Didn’t pick a chair or vice chair

  • Immediate Business

    • NONE

  • School Breakouts (15 minutes) 6:24 pm

    • NONE

  • Final Business

    • NONE

  • Announcements

    • Senate vacancy applications for social ecology are up

    • Deadlines are next friday

    • We need your office hours

    • Keep up with you senate duties

  • Next Meeting: <01/11/18>

  • Motion Adjourn Meeting at <6:45pm>

    • Motion: Tin

    • Second: Lim