Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:30pm
Meeting ID: 850 2280 7261


A.S. Executive Vice President, Bella Martelino called the meeting to order at 3:33 p.m. PDT..


  1. Voting Members Present:  Bella Martelino, Christian Holt (arrived at 3:45 p.m.), Armando Sepulveda II, Victor Penera, Crystal Sanchez, JR Lauron, Karina Esteban, Peter Mitri, Gabby Thayer, Alanie Abron, AJ Weizman, Audrey Carlson, , Courtney Parks, Kole Wellenstein, Dani Luistro, Simran Jain, Ezra Delbick, Beth Bridges, Ashley Tejada, Abi Tamayo
  2. Voting Members Absent: Sam Baeza, Jacinda Molina, Taylor Jones, Antonio Marquez, Carissa Fong
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Christina Brown, Dr. Andrea Dooley, Janice Dils
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Visitors: Nickolas Wohlman,, Call in “User 1”


It was moved and seconded to approve the Campus Life Council agenda of 4/14/21.

Armando - Yes                   Victor - Yes
Crystal - Yes                       JR - Yes
Peter - Yes                           Karina - Yes
Gabby - Yes                         Alanie- Yes
AJ - Yes                                  Audrey - Yes
Ezra - Yes                              Courtney - Yes
Kole - Yes                             Dani - Yes
Simran - Yes                        Beth - Yes
Abi - Yes                                Ashley - Yes
CARRIED (18-0-0) 


It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes.
Armando - Yes                  Victor - Yes
Crystal - Yes                      JR - Yes
Peter - Yes                         Karina - Yes
Gabby - Yes                       Alanie- Yes
AJ - Yes                               Audrey - Yes
Ezra - Yes                           Courtney - Yes
Kole - Yes                           Dani - Yes
Simran - Yes                      Beth - Yes
Abi - Yes                              Ashley - Yes
CARRIED (18-0-0)




  1. SDSU Vice President of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Designee: Dr. Andrea Dooley reported on the following: 
    1. Thank you to Crystal and everyone involved with the Canvas “pop up” regarding mental health resources.  We are actively promoting the resources that we provide to students.
    2. The Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) and Counseling & Psychological Services are here for you.
    3. All persons over the age of 16 are eligible to be vaccinated starting tomorrow, April 15.  We will have a ‘Talk with the Doc’ campaign coming soon regarding vaccinations.  As a reminder, the Viejas Arena is a vaccination site.
    4. The Governor announced that mid-June there is an anticipation that the COVID restrictions will be lifted.
    5. Fall semester is anticipated to be mostly in-person.  
    6. Continuing to plan for the SDSU Commencement at Petco Park.
  2. Rapid Re-Housing Presentation - Keiara Allen, Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT), SDSU Well-Being and Health Promotion (Time Certain 3:45 p.m.): Keiara Allen from ECRT presented on the Rapid Re-Housing program to secure housing for homeless/housing insecure students by providing housing location, short-term financial assistance, and wrap around case management services.


  1. General Consent Agenda (Action): The general consent agenda was reviewed.
    It was moved and seconded to approve the general consent agenda.
    Christian - Yes                    Armando - Yes
    Victor - Yes                          Crystal - Yes
    JR - Yes                                  Peter - Yes
    Karina - Yes                         Gabby - Yes
    Alanie- Yes                          AJ - Yes
    Audrey - Yes                       Ezra - Yes
    Courtney - Yes                   Kole - Yes
    Dani - Yes                            Simran - Yes
    Beth - Yes                            Abi - Yes
    Ashley - Yes
    CARRIED (19-0-0)
  2. Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Presentation - Nickolas Wohlman, Associate District Manager, SBS (Time Certain 4:00 p.m.):  Nickolas Wohlman, former A.S. Executive Vice President and current Associate District Manager of ADP, presented job opportunities for students and/or graduating students in small business sales.  


  1. Aztec Student Union Board (ASUB):  Will be selecting the ASUB commissioner and Vice Commissioner on Monday, April 26.  The chair position interviews will be from April 28-30.   We have a “Chill with Bob Ross” event led by a certified Bob Ross instructor.  
  2. Campus Community Commission (CCC): Working with the working groups.  Focusing to update the website and encouraging members to apply for appointed positions.  
  3. Community Service Commission (CSC): We will have the CSC elections for commissioner, Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator.  Have a Pay It Forward Day.  We are working on transitions.    
  4. Recreation and Wellness Commission: San
  5. Student Diversity Commission (SDC):  Preparing for next year’s transition. Have been preparing Diversity Equity Inclusion goals for the next team.
  6. Student Support Commission (SSC): Had a conversation about the future of the food pantry.  We will continue to improve the food pantry.  Preparing for transition next year.  
  7. Sustainability/Green Love Commission:  The last Green Lunch Bag Series was today.  Discussed having a debrief meeting after the Commissioner vote.  Discussing morale ideas for the Co-Chairs.  
  8. Campus Life Council Students-at-Large:  Working on transition for CLC representatives and promoting appointed positions.
  9. Marketing and Communications Commission:  Provided an update regarding transitions and MarComm Commissioner elections.  
  10. Board of Directors Students-at-Large:  
    1. Ashley provided an update regarding Activity 45 Strategic Plan.  I encourage everyone to apply for an A.S. appointed position.
    2. Abi provided an update regarding the wellness hub in Calpulli and if you have ideas for a name of the hub, please let me know.
  11. Executive Vice President: Bella Martelino reported on the following:
    1. Aztec Achievement Awards are next week.
    2. Bill Nye the Science Guy is the headliner for GreenFest.
    3. Thank you for ALL that you have done this year.  Campus Life Council is the best Council and I commend you all for your hard work, especially in this virtual world.
  12. President:  Christian Holt reported on the following:
    1. The next University Senate in May will have two additional student seats from the Imperial Valley and the naming of the College of Arts & Letters to honor Dr. Shirley Weber.  
    2. Thank you all for your hard work for the students this year.  You have made a tremendous impact from your respective commissions this year.  
  13. Vice President of External Relations: Armando Sepulveda reported on the following:
    1. California State University (CSU)  is holding an Earth Day event on 4/22.  I will moderate the event.  We will have breakout rooms.  
  14. Vice President of Financial Affairs: Victor Penera reported on the following:
    1. Working on the budget presentations from the A.S. facilities and departments.
    2. Aztecs Rock Hunger leadership applications will be out soon.
    3. Thank you for everything you have done!
  15. Vice President of University Affairs: Crystal Sanchez reported on the following:
    1. The Canvas pop up for mental health resources was from a Your Voice Matters submission.  
    2. Working with College Councils and their election process to support them.
    3. Commencement will be at Petco Park and graduates will receive two tickets.
  16. Executive Director:  Christina reported on the following:
    1. Thank you for everything you have done this year.  I hope to work with you again next year.


  1. Ashley announced that the SDSU Leadership Minor needs students to declare the minor.  Please explore the options for that.  There is an opportunity to complete the minor in 1-2 semesters.  Please reach out to me if you have any questions.
  2. Simran announced there is a GreenFest event on Thursday -- Homegrown Eats with Sonali Sadequee.  More information on the GreenFest Instagram.


It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 5:02 p.m. 
LAURON/PENERA                                     CARRIED (19-0-0)