Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 5:30pm
Zoom

I.  CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Executive Vice President, Bella Martelino called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m.

II.  ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Bella Martelino,Christian Holt, Armando Sepulveda II, Victor Penera, Crystal Sanchez, JR Lauron (left early), Karina Esteban, Peter Mitri, Gabby Thayer, Alanie Abron, Ari Weizman,Audrey Carlson, Sam Baeza (left early), Ezra Delbick ( left early), Jacinda Molina, Taylor Jones, Courtney Parks, Kole Wellenstein, Daniella Luistro ( left early), Carissa Fong, Simran Jain, Beth Bridges,Antonio Marquez, Ashley Tejada
  2. Voting Members Absent: Abigail Tamayo
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Christina Brown, Dr. Andrea Dooley, Janice Dils
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Visitors: Call - in guest 709

III.  APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the Campus Life Council agenda of 12/2/20.
SEPULVEDA/WEIZMAN                            CARRIED (23-0-0)
Armando – Yes   Alanie – Yes     Taylor – Yes       Carissa - Yes
Victor – Yes        Ari – Yes          Courtney – Yes   Simran - Yes
Crystal – Yes      Sam – Yes        Kole – Yes          Christian - Yes
Karina – Yes        Ezra – Yes      Dani – Yes           Ashley - Yes
Gabby – Yes       Jacinda - Yes  JR - Yes              Peter - Yes     

Beth - Yes          Antonio - Yes  Audrey - Yes

IV.  APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous Campus Life Council minutes of 11/18/20.
SANCHEZ/TEJADA               CARRIED (23-0-0)
Armando – Yes   Alanie – Yes     Taylor – Yes       Carissa - Yes
Victor – Yes        Ari – Yes          Courtney – Yes   Simran - Yes
Crystal – Yes      Sam – Yes        Kole – Yes          Christian - Yes
Karina – Yes        Ezra – Yes      Dani – Yes           Ashley - Yes
Gabby – Yes       Jacinda - Yes  JR - Yes              Peter - Yes     

Beth - Yes          Antonio - Yes  Audrey - Yes

V.  PUBLIC COMMENT: None.

VI.  UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. SDSU Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Designee: Dr. Andrea Dooley reported on the following:
    1. Thank you for everything that you all do! Thank you to the Student Support Commission for the Econmic Crisis Response filiming and editing. 
    2. There will be an email from Dr. Wood regarding mental health resources at SDSU.
    3. We have CARES Act funding remaining. Any eligible student will receive an allocation based on their estimated family contribution (EFC). It must be for a COIVD- related need. ECRT also has additional funds to disribute for basic needs. If you know anyone please refer them to ECRT.
    4. One of the UC memebrs, Karla, spole about physical health like ergonomics when students are studying and at their computers for a long period. This is great suggestion and will keep this in mind in regards to wellness.

VII.  ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

A: General Consent Agenda (Action): The general consent agenda was reviwed. 

It was moved and seconded to approve the general consent agenda.
ABRON/SEPULVEDA            CARRIED (23-0-0)
Armando – Yes   Alanie – Yes     Taylor – Yes       Carissa - Yes
Victor – Yes        Ari – Yes          Courtney – Yes   Simran - Yes
Crystal – Yes      Sam – Yes        Kole – Yes          Christian - Yes
Karina – Yes        Ezra – Yes      Dani – Yes           Ashley - Yes
Gabby – Yes       Jacinda - Yes  JR - Yes              Peter - Yes     

Beth - Yes          Antonio - Yes  Audrey - Yes

  1. Aztec Student Union Board (ASUB): We had a Nooner and Paint with Bob Ross. Midnight Study Break is next week from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. We approved the spring events, but may have to chanfe due the the spring break change. We are brainstorming hybrid events  and working on GreenFest.
  2. Campus Community Commission (CCC): We are working on the Campus Safety Committee the COVID video, and wrapped up the semester today. 
  3. Community Service Commission (CSC): Had the " Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) week. Excited for the spring to make this week even better! We all attended the ECRT Advocate training together. The last meeting is tomorrow. Shout out to best for her ne role as MarComm Commissioner and thanks to the her for a successful RAK week! 
  4. Recreation and Wellness Commission: In - person ENS classes from the Mission Bay Aqautic Center ( MBAC) are available for registration, including sea kayaking, wakeboarding, stand up paddleboard, and surfing. ARC Indoors remains closed due to the purple tier status of San Diego County. ARC Outdoors are virtual programs continue. ARC construction is going strong and will ave a furniture kick-off meeting next week. Shout - out to Ari, Carissa, Ezra and Gabby for asssiting with Mental Health Week.
  5. Student Diversity Commission (SDC): Thank you for everyone who came to the mixer last week! The A.S. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Plane is moving successfully.The full-time staff goals have been established and approved. In the spring, the goals for the students will be worked on. The A.S. Student DEI survey will be out soon.
  6. Student Support Commission (SSC): There is an ECRT Advocate Training on Friday at  12:30 p.m. Thank you to Dr. Dooley for all the hard work. We are working on the Student  Ability Success Center resource video. The SDSU Children’s Center Board fundraiser at  Rubio’s is tonight at Grossmont Center.  
  7. Sustainability/Green Love Commission: We are working on a Zero-Waste audit and figuring out plans for zero waste once we come back. 
  8. Campus Life Council Students-at-Large: Planning our coffee chats/office hours for next semster. 
  9. Marketing and Communications Commission:

    Beth reported on the following: 1. Excited to be here as the new MarComm Commissioner! 

    2. We are transitioning out to the next project from Day of the Life – they will be coming  out on January 4. We will be collaborating and assisting with spring Elections as our  next project. 

  10. Board of Directors Student-at-Large:

    1. Ashley is meeting with Ari tomorrow about ‘interconnectiveness’. As a Board of  Director member, will take into consideration that we are representing the student body  regarding the spring break statement. 

    2. Antonio reported that he is hosting Midnight Study Break as a Homecoming Royal.  This is a great way to take a break – please attend! Great job to Bella for being

    the  school spirit via Zoom during Homecoming. 

    3. On behalf of Abby Bella reported their are two weeks left in the semster. 
  11. Executive Vice President: Bella Martelino reported on the following:

    1. Thank you for coming to the SDC Mixer! Proud of you, Dani and Alanie. 

    2. Working with Ari regarding a mentor/mentee program. 

    3. Mark your calendars for January 15 for the spring retreat. 

    4. Thank you for coming to the University Senate yesterday! Over 600 people attended. 5. Let’s finish strong this semester.  

  12. President:

    Christian Holt reported on the following: 

    1. At the University Council meeting that just occurred, there was an action item added to  recommend to the University an A.S. position statement regarding spring break. 

    2. Great work to everyone! Please ensure you are focusing on your academics and  continue to advocate for the students. The Concept of One is alive! 

  13. Vice President of External Relations: Armando Sepulveda reported on the following:
  14. 1. Hope you have a wonderful end of the semester – finish as strong as you can! Take  care of your mental health. You all are amazing! 
  15. Vice President of Financial Affairs: Victor Penera reported on the following:
    1. We have been communicating to recognized student organizations regarding the policy  changes. An Instagram post will come out soon regarding this. 

      2. Keep up the great work regarding your advocacy efforts.

  16. Vice President of University Affairs: Crystal Sanchez reported on the following:
    1. Thank you for everyone for coming to the University Senate meeting yesterday! Thank  you to Armando for rallying up students for advocating. Let’s make some change! 
  17. Executive Director: Christina Brown reported on the following:
    1. 1.The A.S. All Council meeting will be next Wednesday, 12/9, at 3:30 p.m. Thank you for  all your hard work all semester long!  

IX.  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Ashley announced that if you are struggling with class to make sure you reach out to your professor for assistance.

X.  ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 6:25 p.m.
JAIN/JONES                                          CARRIED (19-0-0)