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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 – 9:00 am

SLW Executive Board Room • Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Chief Justice Sean Guardian called the meeting to order at 9:03 am at the SLW Executive Board Room, at the PPG Alumni Center.

II. ROLL CALL

A. Voting Members Present: Sean Guardian, Kiana Caton, Maneet Deol, Tyler French, Alex Johnstone, Abby Kim, Dillon McLean.

B. Voting Members Absent: None.

C. Non-Voting Members Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker.

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.

E. Visitors Present: None.

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda for today’s meeting.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE

Action Item #F Appointments and Resignations was added as a friendly amendment. The agenda was approved as amended.

IV. CHAIR’S REPORT

Sean welcomed everyone back.

V. INFORMATION

A. Role of Appointments and Review Committee: The council reviewed the description of the appointments and review committee.

B. Bylaws: Next week the council will approve a bylaw amendments deadline.

C. Review of Attendance Chart: The council reviewed the attendance chart.

VI. ACTION

A. Last Chance Alternatives:

1. Alex Ben’s Request: It was moved and seconded to table Alex’s last chance alternative to the special meeting on Friday, 9/6 and ask him to attend with a proposal ready to present and a COESC representative to attend on behalf of COESC.

JOHNSTONE/FRENCH CARRIED, (6-0-0)

2. Tasnim El Mezain and Kristina Morales’ Request: It was moved and seconded to table Tasnim and Kristina’s request to the special meeting on Friday, 9/6.

DEOL/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

3. Kelsey Schroeder’s Request: It was moved and seconded to table Kelsey’s request to the special meeting on Friday, 9/6.

JOHNSTONE/FRENCH CARRIED, (6-0-0)

4. Helena McAllister’s Request: : It was moved and seconded to table Helena’s last chance alternative to the special meeting on Friday, 9/6 and ask her to attend with a proposal ready to present and a CAL Council representative to attend on behalf of CAL Council.

DEOL/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

5. Michelle Ong’s Request: It was moved and seconded to accept Michelle’s last chance Alternative proposal.

FRENCH/CATON CARRIED, (6-0-0)

B. Requests for Excused Absences

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Tasnim El Mezain for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (5-0-0)

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Sean Guardian for missing the A.S. Council retreat on 8/21, copy attached.

DEOL/MCLEAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)

3. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Jordan Harrison for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

4. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Marya Edgar for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

FRENCH/MCLEAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)

5. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Helena McAllister for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

CANTON/MCLEAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)

6. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Katelynne Willis for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

7. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Kelsey Schroeder for missing the A.S. Council retreat on 8/21, copy attached.

FRENCH/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

8. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Dillon McLean for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

JOHNSTONE/CANTON CARRIED, (5-0-1)

9. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Raj Mohanty for missing the A.S. Council retreat 8/19-8/21, copy attached.

MCLEAN/DEOL FAILED, (0-6-0)

10. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Blaire Ward for missing the A.S. Council retreat on 8/21, copy attached.

MCLEAN/KIM FAILED, (0-6-0)

11. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Cameron Wilmore for missing the A.S. UC orientation on 9/4, copy attached.

MCLEAN/FRENCH FAILED, (0-6-0)

C. Vacancies and Deadlines Schedule:

Will be reviewed at Friday’s meeting.

D. Appointments:

It was moved and seconded to approve the appointment memo, copy attached.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)

VII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be free In-n-Out at the Real Estate Society meeting on Tuesday. See Alex for details.

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 10:48 am.

MCLEAN/JOHNSTONE CARRIED, (6-0-0)