ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, April 03, 2018

 Called to Order by _Pres. Boporai____ at __5:11 PM__

Attendance

Person came in late at _Sen. Enriquez @6:25__

Person left early at ____

Approval of Minutes

Motion: Hong / Second: Wan

Approval of Agenda

Motion: Hong/ Second: Withrow

Public Comment

Person (Organization/Department): Comment

Executive Officer Reports

President: Student allegedly threatened shooting, caused concern. Worked with UCIPD to figure out the situation. Police is still investigating…. Not specific statement found. Admin did not want to alarm the Student Body. Come to class, but heavy presence of police… there was a post that named the treat a joke (Student post). Don’t know the ‘joking’ student. We just want to move on….. The petition for the Health Building DID NOT PASS… working with the ADMIN to figure out how to build the building without increasing STU FEES. 1,600 students signed the petition. Convos. Going on.

EVP: better transparency link (s) have been shared to SENATE. Funding the effort of support for T.H. student that was violated and assaulted.(GO FUND ME). Conferences are coming UCSA. Priorities… connecting resources. Connecting campus ORGS that support the plans of EVP. Event at UCLA in honor of MLK. UCSA has released grant for 500-2000$ for ORGS that help specific communities. Projects on Homlesness, Housing, Food security, etc…. EVP is championing for these issues on the External stage. UCSA is working on their new bylaws.

IVP: Many events for the QRT. Main thing working on is TRANSPORTATION COMM, picking up a bit slower than thought. Survey of transport insecurity, an FAQ to answers Transport questions ETC.

Special Committee Reports

International Committee:

Parking Committee:

First Generation and Non-Traditional Student Committee:

Transfer Student Committee:

Basic NEEDS: LIM reached out to several partners and companies that are sustainable

Old Business

 

 

 

 

New Business

ETECH Presentation: Was an Undergrad and GRAD at UCI (Merage). Works at OIT. OIT manages all technological precesne on campus. ETECH is a fee that supports EDU Tech for students. Governing Committee for ETECH consists of Faculty, students, and other

 

relevant parties. Survey will come out soon to see what students wasn’t to see supported by the FEE. Wants the student reps. (SENATE) to write a proposal for the ETECH funds. ETECH funds must benefit UNDERGRAD Lecture Learning.

Sen. GABRA: Podcasting lectures. EDU Recording. A UNIVERSAL MEDIA MGMT.

RESP.: Moving on from the UCI-Replay to another MEDIA MGMT Platform. Will provide greater accessibility.

GABRA: Will there be TECH training?

RESP.: Yes, there is a joint venture with OIT to certify faculty

Sen. Abadilla: Solution for the incompetency of some faculty with the basic tech of classrooms

ASUCI PRESIDENT: Solutions for increased Network capabilities (Wireless)

RESP: Every year funds are put into Network Revitalzation. Every year tthere is a Yearly REPORT @ Provost

Sen. LIM: Canvas is unpopular with faculty and is ‘buggy’

RESP.: the transition to CANVAS is slow

Sen. Withrow: Humanities has unreliable WIFI. AV Issues in HIB/HG buildings. Wants improve TECH in the old HUMANITIES buildings.

Sen. Z Khan: WIFI in the park with overall coverage.

Sen. Erikat: outlet and power in class rooms that are outdated.

Sen. Gunaman: Improvement to the UCI VPN speeds.

Sen. Jiang: Access to online CS resources… OIT assistance

Sen. Wan: what is the process to add another software to the list (LICENCE)? Will the fee increase?

Licensing is different for every company.

Funding will not increase as far as he knows.

Sen. Jude N: Improving VPN

PRES. Boparai: GMAIL will remain for STU/FACLT

 

SARKIS@UCI.EDU CONTACT x1238

 

Election Senate of SPRING 2018 PRO TEMP:

Nominations

Alan: DECLINE

Laim: ACCEPT

Tin: ACCEPT

Julie: ACCEPT

Jude: DECLINE

Bryant: ACCEPT

Steven: DECLINE

JENINE: DECLINE

ZARA: DECLINE

JACKY: DECLINE

BEA: DECLINE

Zainab: DECLINE

Interviews:

Bryant:

Speech: ICS senator for 1 qrt. Concern to address is to keep track of Senators’ progress on their projects and stuff. Lessen the burden on the PRES to keep the SENS on track and productive.

Q1: I am committed to senate. Has reached out to CONSTS. A lot. Work as a team, know what CONSTS want. Wants to do more since it is our last QRT as a SENATE. Is woke about time commitment

Q2: Involved in being ICS 33 Tutor (4 hrs/week) and ICS SENATOR… spending 2-3 days reaching out to ICS Community. SEN office hours

Q3: Currently ICS SENATOR, captain of basketball team in HS and MS. ‘Natural Leader’ Past student council.

Q4: Spent time at Lobby conf. in SAC, CA. and prepping for TUTOR JOB

Q5: Bad luck Bryan

Julie:

Speech: Been slackin’ on learning songs for instrument. Went to Costa RICA with UCI Sustainability. Incorporating SUST into MERAGE curriculum. Maintaining a 4.0 GPA

Q1: Bc having a good relationship is key, ‘me and GRNL get along I hope” been a senator for a while, know how things work around here. Plan continue as MERAGE Senator.

Q2: Interning at GSCTR. Project MGMT Intern at Bottle Rocket. Not formal things, but many side projects. STKMRKT competition. Going for Dali Lama scholarship. Creat club on campus for formaly encarcerated STUS.

Q3: The STK MKT Comp and its related events.

Q4: Costa Rica, did awesome stuff.

Q5: meme I don’t know. #indieMEMES

Liam:

 

Speech: Served as senator and SEC of State at his CC. involved at UCSA. Certified as First level Parliamentarian. Make place where all people are comfortable to come share anything to Senate. Strong enforcement of the Roberts Rules and ASUCI Gov. Documents

Q1: Past exps. Qualified Parliamentarian. Past leadership exps.

Q2: EVP commitments. College Democrats/ Local politics. Reaching out to clubs. Senator duties.

Q3: Past Leadership exps.

Q4: Student lobby conf., press conf., dinner at Old Town, home for rest of break.

Q5: Popular memes.

Tin:

Speech: Been in ASUCI for 4 yrs. We can trust in him. Back up.

Q1: Much exp. Knows it all.

Q2: do something fun with your life. Don’t be like me”

Q3: Esports

Q4: Lobby conf., sleeping .

Q5: Bad translations to English… esp. in Anime.

ELECTED PRO TEMP (SPRING ’18): SENATOR LIAM WITHROW

MOTION TO POSTPONE REMAINING ITEMS

 

 

Council Intern Program Report

 

Committees

Rules

 

Finance

 

Public Information

 

Advocacy

 

Immediate Business

School Breakouts

 

 

Final Business

Announcements

 

Next Meeting: <APRIL 5, 2018>

Motion Adjourn Meeting at <6:55 PM>

SENATOR BRYANT/Second SENATOR HONG