A.S. Justice and JAC Vice Chair Alex Johnstone called the meeting to order at 9:03 am in the Stephen L. Weber Boardroom at the PPG Alumni Center.
A. Voting Members Present: Kiana Caton, Tyler French, Alex Johnstone, Abby Kim, Dillon McLean, Maneet Deol.
B. Voting Members Absent: Sean Guardian.
C. Non-Voting Members Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker.
D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.
E. Visitors Present: None.
It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda for today’s meeting.
A friendly amendment was made to add Action Item C. Appointment and Review Committee designations and Action Item D. BOD application request
The agenda was approved as amended CARRIED, (5-0-0)
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes from the 11/06/13 JAC meeting, attached.
DEOL/CATON CARRIED, (5-0-0)
A. Cultural Competency: Lee and her team from Student Affairs are set to give a cultural workshop at AS retreat on February 1. There will be no make-up requirement this semester for those that missed the diversity workshop at the summer retreat.
B. Vacancy Updates: All positions are now full except for the BOD student-at-large seat.
C. Bylaws: JAC members reviewed proposed bylaw amendments.
D. Attendance and Duties Report: This report was reviewed. All duties are due next Friday, Nov. 22 and it was determined that attendance at the Tunnel of Oppression event counts for the cultural experience requirement.
E. Spring 2014 Meeting Calendar: Jennifer reminded the group that next week they will approve the calendar for next semester.
A. Appointments: It was moved and seconded to approve the appointment memo, copy attached.
Ezinne Ofoegbu was added as the AS Aztec Student Union Board Rep.
The memo was approved as amended. CARRIED, (5-0-0)
B. Requests for Excused Absences:It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Cameron Wilmore for missing the spring A.S. retreat on 2/01/14, copy attached and it was noted that he will be required to make-up the diversity workshop from the retreat.
FRENCH/CATON CARRIED, (5-0-0)
C. A.S. Appointment and Review Committee Designees: It was moved and seconded to ask the Campus Life Council to choose a new designee for the Appointment and Review Committee at today’s meeting.
KIM/MCLEAN CARRIED, (5-0-0)
D. A.S. Board of Directors Application: It was moved and seconded to accept a BOD student-at-large application that was submitted Tuesday, Nov. 12, although the deadline was 4 pm on Friday, Nov. 8. The Government Affairs Office was closed on Monday, Nov. 11 due to observance of Veterans Day. It was accepted but noted that the appointment and review committee must be made aware that the application was turned in late.
FRENCH/KIM CARRIED, (3-2-0)
Judicial Affairs Committee had the most pounds collected per person for the food drive and Abby and Alex will accept the award on their behalf at the announcement on Monday.
It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:38 am.
KIM/CATON CARRIED, (5-0-0)