Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:30pm
Meeting ID: 895 3217 4114

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. President, Christian Holt called the meeting to order at 3:34 p.m. PST.

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Christian Holt, Bella Martelino (left at 4:25 p.m.), Armando Sepulveda, Victor Penera, Crystal Sanchez, Hannah Berman-Schneider, Reece Breuckman (left at 4:29 p.m.), Joyce Chen, Ashley Tejada, Dr. J. Luke Wood (late)
  2. Voting Members Absent: Antonio Marquez, Jessica Rentto
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Christina Brown, Janice Dils
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Guests: Carlos Careaga, Ari Weizman, Call-in “User 1”, Shawki Moore, Brennan Pearson

III. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve the Board of Directors agenda.

PENERA/BREUCKMAN             
Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
Hannah - Yes              Reece - Yes                
Joyce - Yes                  Ashley- Yes                 
CARRIED (8-0-0)

IV.  APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the Board of Directors meeting minutes of 3/15/21.
PENERA/CHEN            
Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes
Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes
Hannah - Yes              Reece - Yes
Joyce - Yes                 Ashley- Yes
CARRIED (8-0-0)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT:

None.  

VI. UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Business and Financial Affairs Designee:  No report.
  2. University President’s Designee: No report.

VII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

  1. General Consent Agenda (Action):  
    It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda.
    PENERA/MARTELINO
    Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
    Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
    Hannah - Yes              Reece - Yes                
    Joyce - Yes                  Ashley- Yes     
    Dr. Wood - Yes      
    CARRIED (9-0-0)
  2. General Consent Report (Information):  The General Consent Report was reviewed.
  3. Approval of BOD Student-at-Large Representatives to the Appointments and Review Committee (Action): 
    It was moved and seconded to approve Victor Penera and Abi Tamayo to the Appointments and Review Committee and Hannah Berman-Schneider as an alternate.
    Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
    Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
    Hannah - Yes              Reece - Yes                
    Joyce - Yes                  Ashley- Yes     
    Dr. Wood - Yes      
    CARRIED (9-0-0)
  4. A.S. Bylaw, Code, and Charter Amendments (Information, 2nd Reading)(Time Certain 4:00 p.m.):  Diego Ramirez, A.S. Chief Justice reviewed the proposed charter amendments updates from the College of Arts & Letters Council, College of Business Council and College of Sciences Student Council.  A.S. Judicial Affairs Council will be approving them at their Friday morning meeting.

VIII. CLOSED SESSION (Closed to Non-Members)

None

IX. BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Audit Committee: None.
  2. Facilities Committee: None.
  3. Financial Affairs Committee (FAC): None.
  4. Marketing and Communications Committee: None.

X. EXECUTIVE REPORTS

  1. President: Christian Holt reported on the following:
    1. Items from the SDSU University Senate in the near future include adding two student representatives from SDSU Imperial Valley and the renaming of the College of Arts and Letters building to Dr. Shirley Weber, the current Secretary of State.
    2. Explore SDSU is this weekend.  We will have a student government/A.S. panel and participate in an A.S. tabling platform via Remo.
  2. Executive Vice President: Bella Martelino reported on the following: No report.
  3. Vice President of External Relations: Armando Sepulveda reported on the following:
    1. Working to improve elections turnout for next year.
  4. Vice President of Financial Affairs: Victor Penera reported on the following:
    1. Working on the consolidated budget for next year.
    2. Working the cultural organization budgets.
    3. Aztec Rock Hunger Leadership team interest forms will be out soon.
  5. Vice President of University Affairs: Crystal Sanchez reported on the following:
    1. There is a Rest and Recovery Day on Thursday, April 15.  Please let me know if you are aware of any violations prior to 4/15.
    2. Provided an update about SDSU Commencement occurring at Petco Park and that students will receive an email update soon.
    3. The SDSU library will open on May 24.
  6. Executive Director:  Christina Brown reported on the following:
    1. Provided an update about California State Universities and their respective voter turnouts for their A.S. elections.  
    2. With San Diego County being in the ‘orange’ tier, Aztec Lanes will be opening soon.
    3. Provided an update on current A.S. operations.

XI. REPORTS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERS

  1. Hannah Berman Schneider, Student-at-Large: Working with the General Education Curriculum Assessment Committee.
  2. Reece Breuckman, Student-at-Large: No report.
  3. Joyce Chen, Student-at-Large:  No report.
  4. Antonio Marquez, Student-at-Large: No report.
  5. Abi Tamayo, Student-at-Large:  Working with the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) regarding a wellness hub in the Calpulli Center.  
  6. Ashley Tejada, Student-at-Large: Working with the Activity 45 Strategic Plan.

XII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

None.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 4:49 p.m. 
PENERA/TEJADA                               CARRIED (7-1-0)