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A.S. Board of Directors

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Monday, September 22, 2014 – 4:00 PM

Council Chambers • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. President, J. Cole called the meeting to order at 4:00 PM at the Council Chambers at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

A. Voting Members Present: J. Cole, Kevin Hancock, Jacqueline Karczewski, Alex Padua, Corey Polant, Keagan Casey, Maneet Deol, Alexandria Johnstone, Marilyn Martinez, Kyle Murphy, Christy Samarkos.

B. Voting Members Absent: Jessica Rentto.

C. Non-Voting Members Present: Clarice Mendoza, Christina Brown.

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.

E. Visitors: Carlos Careaga.

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda for today’s meeting.

CASEY/POLANT

J. Cole made a friendly amendment to remove Item C, SDSU Children’s Center Presentation, from under University Reports and Presentations. Alex Padua made a friendly amendment to add Item C, the 2013-2014 Financial Audit Report, as an information item under Items for Consideration.

The agenda was approved as amendment.

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Board of Directors meeting minutes of 9/8/14, as attached.

HANCOCK/DEOL CARRIED

V. PUBLIC COMMENT:

None.

VI. UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS:

A. Business and Financial Affairs Designee:

No report.

B. University President’s Designee:

Interim Associate Vice President for Campus Life Christy Samarkos reported on the following:

1. Beyond School Walls is a one-to-one mentoring program that forms a partnership between SDSU and the Monarch School and Barrio Logan College Institute in the area, designated for homeless youth. Adolescents participating in the program will visit SDSU biweekly on Thursday afternoons from 2:30-4 PM and be paired with a "big brother" or "big sister." These "bigs" will be students, faculty, and staff members who are intended to be role models that lead the participating youth towards aspirations for higher education at universities, such as SDSU. A background check and interview are required for potential "bigs." Please contact Christy for more information at csamarkos@mail.sdsu.edu.

VII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

A. General Consent Agenda (Action): It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda, as attached.

HANCOCK/JOHNSTONE CARRIED

B. General Consent Report (Information): The General Consent Report was reviewed via electronic copy. For further reference please request a full agenda copy from the Government Secretary.

C. 2013-2014 Financial Audit Report (Information): Vice President of Financial Affairs, Alex Padua, and Director of Finance, Carlos Careaga, and presented the 2013-2014 Financial Audit Report to the Board of Directors.

VIII. CLOSED SESSION (Closed to Non-Members):

None.

IX. EXECUTIVE REPORTS:

None.

X. REPORTS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

None.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 4:31 PM.

DEOL/MARTINEZ CARRIED