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A.S. Campus Life Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


APRIL 16, 2014 – COUNCIL CHAMBERS

CONRAD PREBYS AZTEC STUDENT UNION – 3:30 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER:

Executive Vice President Becca Cohen called the meeting to order at 3:36 PM.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. ROLL CALL:

A. Voting Members Present: Becca Cohen, Ezinne Ofeogbu, Jacqueline Karczewski, Cassie Zimmerman, Alyssa Carbajal, Megan Goodman, Hassan Abdinur, Grace Diaz, Haocheng (Eddie) Iing, Dara Majdi, Kelsey Schroeder, Tyler Aguilar, Michelle Ong, Tianna Williams, Josh Garman, Kevin Hancock, Josh Morse, Javier Gomez, Morgan Chan.

B. Voting Members Absent: Gabrielle Gray, Jordan Wells, Corey Polant, Mariah Kelly, Washington Navarrete.

C. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Present: Christina Brown, Clarice Mendoza, Dr. Timothy Quinnan, Robby Rosenthal.

D. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Absent: Bree Lutjens.

E. Visitors Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker, Octaviano Ramirez, Audrey Malbog, Nick Serrano, Jamie-Lee Miller, Sean Guardian.

IV. MODIFICATIONS TO AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda of April 16, 2014.

HANCOCK/ABDINUR CARRIED

V. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes of March 26, 2014.

GARMAN/AGUILAR CARRIED

VI. PUBLIC COMMENT:

A. Asian Pacific Student Alliance Representatives, Audrey Malbog and Octaviano Ramirez, reported:

1. The 18th Annual Fashion Talent Show, hosted by the Asian Pacific Student Alliance, will be on April 18, 2014 from 6-10 PM, and will showcases the Asian Pacific Islander culture to the community. Doors will open at 5:30 PM and it is a free event.

VII. UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

A. SDSU Vice President of Student Affairs Designee, Dr. Tim Quinnan:

1. All schools in the California State University system are affected by the Reauthorization Act, which obligates universities to administer education on the prevention and reporting of sexual violence. Incoming freshman will undergo training this summer as a start and later, all current SDSU students will receive training as well. A prototype for the training program is still being developed. A taskforce to determine these training procedures is being created, headed by Dr. Lee Mintz. If any students are interested in becoming a representative, contact Dr. Quinnan.

B. A.S. Executive Director, Christina Brown reported:

1. The SDSU Children Center’s 10th Annual "A is for Art" Gala Exhibition Fundraiser is this Saturday evening at the Mingei International Museum from 5:30-7:30 PM. It is a free event, showcasing paintings by the children enrolled at the SDSU Children’s Center.

2. The Daily Aztec’s Centennial Celebration will also be this Saturday evening in Montezuma Hall at 6:30 PM. It is a ticketed event at $15 each.

VIII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

A. General Consent Agenda: (Action)

It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda, as attached.

AGUILAR/HANCOCK

It was moved and seconded to separate out the 3/19 Student Diversity Commission minutes.

ABDINUR/GOMEZ CARRIED

The General Consent Agenda was approved as amended. It was requested that the Student Diversity Commission 3/19 minutes be resubmitted with the inclusion of the roll call vote results for the Resolution in Support of Divestment for the Human Rights of the Palestinian People.

B. Action Item Review for Appointments & Review Committee: (Information)

Nick Serrano reviewed the Campus Life Council’s representatives on the Appointments and Review Committee with Campus Life Council and presented the interview schedule for appointed positions next year. Josh Garman, Haocheng (Eddie) Iing, and Dara Majdi were approved as the three representatives of the Campus Life Council on the Appointments and Review Committee.

IX. REPORTS OF CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL MEMBERS:

A. Becca Cohen, Executive Vice President:

1. The Aztec Achievement Awards are on Thurs., May 1. Invitations are being sent out and the Awards Committee is working very hard to make this event spectacular and start new traditions.

B. Josh Morse, President:

1. The Campus Fee Advisory Committee met last Friday and had discussion on the creation of a 10% Committee to represent students who may be unable to pay the Student Success Fee that was recently signed and approved by CSU Chancellor Timothy White. If you have any feedback, please contact Josh.

C. Javier Gomez, Vice President of External Relations:

1. CSSA San Diego was this past weekend. It was a great event and the representatives in attendance were amazed at the grandeur and activity going on that Saturday at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

C. Morgan Chan, Vice President of University Affairs:

1. The Senate Committee approved of the new online syllabus policy. Professors are now required to submit their syllabus into a database, managed by the library, before the end of their semester. This collection will allow future students to view the syllabi of potential courses and help guide their decisions based on a better idea of a course’s design.

2. If you have no commitments after the Campus Life Council meeting ends, you are invited to stay for the University Council meeting. We will be having the second reading of the Resolution in Support of Divestment for the Human Rights of the Palestinian People.

X. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.

HANCOCK/KARCZEWSKI CARRIED

Executive Vice President Becca Cohen adjourned the meeting at 4:26 PM.