APRIL 8, 2015 – COUNCIL CHAMBERS
CONRAD PREBYS AZTEC STUDENT UNION – 3:30 PM
A.S. CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL MINUTES
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Executive Vice President Kevin Hancock called the meeting to order at 3:35 PM.
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. ROLL CALL:
A. Voting Members Present: Kevin Hancock, Jamie Miller, Leo Carillo, Clayton Bishop, Kelsey Schroeder, Lorena Acosta, Kirk Sasaki, Megan Goodman, Grace Diaz (late), Niveen Kryakos (late), Jonathan Cole, Jacqueline Karczewski (late), Corey Polant, Alex Padua, Keagan Casey, Marilyn Martinez, Kyle Murphy.
B. Voting Members Absent: Abby Kim, Samuel Beltran, Patty Masengale, Blaire Ward, Tyler Aguilar, Drew Morris, Jennifer Reyes.
C. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Present: Clarice Mendoza, Paige Nulliner, Abel Mercado (designee of Jennifer Reyes), Sinitha Garcia (designee of Niveen Kryakos), Vivian Lee (designee of Patty Masengale).
D. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Absent: Randy Timm, Christina Brown.
E. Visitors Present: Austin Dean, Sean Sheppard.
IV. MODIFICATIONS TO AGENDA:
It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda of April 8, 2015.
J. Cole made a friendly amendment to add a Judicial Affairs Update as Item C under University Reports and Presentations with a time certain at 4:15 PM. Corey Polant made a friendly amendment to add a time certain for adjournment at 5:15 PM.
The agenda was approved as amended.
V. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:
It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes of March 18, 2015.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENT:
A. Embrace Founder, Sean Sheppard, reported:
- Embrace is a nonprofit organization rooted in mobilizing college student volunteers to serve less fortunate members of civilian and military veteran communities. Sean described the philanthropies that Embrace supports throughout the year, including Ex4Vets. This year, Ex4Vets will be held on the steps leading into the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on Saturday, 5/2 at 11 AM. It will be the first ONE SDSU event that honors veterans. It’s only $20 to register online at http://www.ex4vets.org/ until May 1. Registration on the day of will be $45. 50% of funds raised will go back to the organization to registration you sign up with.
VII. UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
A. SDSU Vice President of Student Affairs Designee: None.
B. A.S. Executive Director, Christina Brown: None.
C. Judicial Affairs Council Update – Chief Justice, Kiana Caton reported:
- Thank you to everyone who submitted bylaw amendments! The first reading will be this Friday at Judicial Affairs Council.
- If you have not submitted your duties sheet yet, please submit it as soon as possible.
- The Appointments and Review Committee will be conducting the Board of Directors and Judicial Affairs Council interviews and reviewing the nominated individuals each commission has chosen as their commissioner for next year.
VIII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:
A. General Consent Agenda: (Action)
It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda, as attached.
B. Action Item Review for Appointments & Review Committee: (Action)
It was moved and seconded to open nominations.
Campus Life Council Council Nominees:
It was moved and seconded to close nominations.
Congratulations to Marilyn, Leo, and Paige for being elected as members of the Appointment and Review Committee!
IX. REPORTS OF CAMPUS LIFE COUNCIL MEMBERS:
A. Kevin Hancock, Executive Vice President:
- Save the date for Thursday, April 4/23, for the Aztec Achievement Awards. Doors open at 4:30 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM.
- The last Campus Life Council meeting will be on Wednesday, 4/22. The last A.S. meeting will be on Wednesday, 4/29.
B. J. Cole, President:
- For the past few weeks, J. Cole has been working with both parties involved in the Referendum to ensure that their questions and concerns have been addressed.
- A.S. has hired an artist named Aida to construct a mural that is to be placed on the west wall of Council Chambers. A presentation will be shown to A.S. leaders either by the end of this year or next year. The mural will be constructed out of the tree that was in the original Aztec Center courtyard.
B. Jacqueline Karczewski, Vice President of External Relations:
- The university-wide Take Back the Week is from 4/13-17. Monday is Sexual Violence Awareness Day. Tuesday highlights how consent is mandatory. Wednesday will focus upon masculinity. Thursday will be a day of healing with a showing of the film, The Hunting Ground. Friday will have the Take Back the Night university-wide event in the evening in the Lee & Frank Goldberg Courtyard at 4 PM.
C. Alex Padua, Vice President of Financial Affairs:
- Budget allocations have been completed for the year and nearly all proposals were awarded the full amount they requested.
- All the available funds for travel funding, unallocated funding of general activities and college councils have been depleted, meaning that all money put towards funding student-initiated events has been granted.
D. Keagan Casey, ASBOD Student-at-Large:
- 1709 students have participated in the Referendum. Voting closes tomorrow at 7 PM.
- A focus group regarding campus access will be held in Templo Mayor tomorrow, 4/9, from 3:15-4 PM.
It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.
Executive Vice President Kevin Hancock adjourned the meeting at 5:33 PM.