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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – 9:00 am

Stephen L. Weber Boardroom • Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Chief Justice Sean Guardian called the meeting to order at 9:08 am in the Stephen L. Weber Boardroom 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.

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

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes from the 9/11 JAC meeting, attached.

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

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Sean sent out the doodle to the appointments and review committee.

VI. INFORMATION

A. Review of process for filling vacancies: Applications now available. Maneet will work on a google doc. for the JAC to review interview questions.

B. Bylaw amendments: The members will be given printed copies of the entire bylaws next week and are encouraged to read over all the bylaws looking for consistency. They are encouraged to go through all the bylaws and suggest any amendments they see fit. The JAC will discuss over the next few weeks.

C. Attendance report: The JAC is removing the pre-summer retreat and the UC orientation from the chart. Sean is going to contact Jessika and Michelle O. regarding their attendance.

VII. ACTION

A. Appointments:

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

FRENCH/JOHNSTONE

Javier Gomez and Becca Cohen’s appointment to the Event Management Advisory Committee was added to the memo as a friendly amendment.

The memo was approved as amended.

B. Requests for Excused Absences

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Maneet Deol for missing the A.S. JAC special meeting, 9/6, copy attached.

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

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Kiana Caton for missing the A.S. JAC special meeting on 9/6, copy attached.

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

3. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Tasnim El Mezain for missing the A.S. UC meeting on 10/9, copy attached.

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

4. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Kristina Morales for missing the A.S. UC meeting on 10/9, copy attached.

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

5. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Gabriela Leverette and Grace Diaz for leaving the A.S. CLC meeting on 9/18 early, copy attached.

FRENCH/CATON CARRIED, (5-1-0)

6. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Helena McAllister for missing or being late to the A.S. UC meeting on 9/25, copy attached.

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

7. The action below was determined to be moot because the UC orientation will not be addressed in the attendance chart. It was moved and seconded to table Helena McAllister’s, Marya Edgar’s and Blaire Ward’s request for excused absence for the ASUC orientation in 9/4 until next week 9/18, after more information is gathered from Morgan Chan, A.S. Vice President of University Affairs.

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

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

For next meeting what do members who missed retreat need to do to fulfill the cultural competency training?

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 10:00 am.

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