Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Monday, April 26, 2021 - 3:30pm
Meeting ID: 895 3217 4114

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. President, Christian Holt called the meeting to order at 3:35 p.m. PDT.

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Christian Holt, Bella Martelino, Armando Sepulveda, Victor Penera, Crystal Sanchez, Hannah Berman-Schneider, Reece Breuckman (arrived at 4:00 p.m.), Joyce Chen, Antonio Marquez, Ashley Tejada, Jessica Rentto
  2. Voting Members Absent: Dr. J. Luke Wood
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Christina Brown, Janice Dils
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Guests: Carlos Careaga, Christy Samarkos

III. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve the Board of Directors agenda.
PENERA/TAMAYO       
Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
Hannah - Yes              Joyce - Yes                
Antonio -Yes               Abi - Yes                    
Jessica - Yes              
CARRIED (9-0-0)

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the Board of Directors meeting minutes.
PENERA/TAMAYO
Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
Hannah - Yes              Joyce - Yes                
Antonio -Yes               Abi - Yes                    
Jessica - Yes              
CARRIED (9-0-0)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT:

None.  

VI. UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Business and Financial Affairs Designee:  Jessica Rentto reported on the following:
    1. Working on repopulating plans for campus departments during the summer/fall semester.
    2. Provided an update from the California Student University (CSU) Chancellor Castro regarding required vaccinations of faculty, staff and students after FDA approval.
  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.
    SANCHEZ/TAMAYO
    Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
    Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
    Hannah - Yes             Joyce - Yes                
    Antonio -Yes               Abi - Yes         
    Ashley - Yes                 Jessica - Yes              
    CARRIED (10-0-0)h
  2. General Consent Report (Information):  The General Consent Report was reviewed.
  3. A.S. Quarter 3 Financial Review (Information):
    Carlos Careaga reviewed the Quarter 3 Financial report.
  4. 2021/22 A.S. Budget (Action):
    Carlos Careaga, A.S. Finance Director, reviewed the A.S. Budget for the academic year 2021/22.
    It was moved and seconded to approve the A.S. Budget for 2021/22.
    PENERA/SANCHEZ
    Bella - Yes                   Armando - Yes            
    Victor - Yes                 Crystal - Yes              
    Hannah - Yes             Reece - Yes                
    Joyce - Yes                  Antonio -Yes              
    Abi - Yes                      Ashley - Yes                
    Jessica - Yes              
    CARRIED (11-0-0)

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, faculty evaluation questions regarding an inclusive classroom, smudging ceremonies on campus, and a resolution regarding a new mascot.
    2. The last Board of Directors meeting on Monday will include BOD goodbyes, performance evaluation of the Executive Director, and approval of the A.S. appointments.
  2. Executive Vice President: Bella Martelino reported on the following:
    1. The Aztec Achievement Awards was a success.  The awards will either be delivered or mailed soon.
  3. Vice President of External Relations: Armando Sepulveda reported on the following:
    1. Assembly Bill 1456 has been moved from the Committee of Higher Education to Appropriations.  
  4. Vice President of Financial Affairs: Victor Penera reported on the following:
    1. The Financial Affairs Committee tabled a funding request regarding the rental studio to obtain more information.
  5. Vice President of University Affairs: Crystal Sanchez reported on the following:
    1. Today is the last day to apply for in-person SDSU Commencement.
    2. The last Academic Affairs Committee meeting will include new College Council Presidents.  
    3. The last University Affairs Board meeting is this Friday.  
  6. Executive Director:  Christina Brown reported on the following:
    1. Provided an update about A.S. repopulation.
    2. The Appointments & Review Committee met last night for the Board of Directors Student at Large positions and tonight is the meeting for Judicial Affairs Council Justices.
    3. There is no Council meeting this week and the last meeting of the 2020/21 Council and the new 2021/22 Council is on 5/5.

XI. REPORTS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERS

  1. Hannah Berman Schneider, Student-at-Large: Attended the General Education Assessment Committee meeting and I will attend the Activity 26/51 committee meeting next week.
  2. Reece Breuckman, Student-at-Large: No report.
  3. Joyce Chen, Student-at-Large:  Check your AidLink.  
  4. Antonio Marquez, Student-at-Large: Finalizing a logo for the Undocumented Resource Center.  Thank you to Bella for a wonderful Aztec Achievement Awards.
  5. Abi Tamayo, Student-at-Large:  Enjoyed sitting on the Board of Directors Appointment & Review Committee. At the Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) meeting, we discussed the Rapid Rehousing Program and the food pantry in the Union.
  6. Ashley Tejada, Student-at-Large: Encourage you all to review the Leadership minor.

XII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Abi announced that it is Lesbian Visability Day.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 4:41 p.m. 
PENERA/TAMAYO                                CARRIED (11-0-0)