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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Friday, September 12, 2014 – 8:00 AM

Presidential Suite • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Chief Justice Kiana Caton called the meeting to order at 8:02 AM in Presidential Suite at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

A. Voting Members Present: Kiana Caton, Sergio Cisneros, Brenna Culliton, Jacob Grant, Sarah Nohrden, Erik Tamiyasu, 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: Megan Goodman, Ahmad Santayar, Jose Muguerza, Samuel Beltran.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

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

GRANT/NOHRDEN

It was moved to add Info. Item C- Council Requirements and to move Action Item A. Vice Chair Elections. Both were accepted as friendly amendments.

The agenda was approved as amended.

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 7/9/14 and 9/5/14, as attached.

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

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Kiana with Sarah informed the JAC that the Grievance Process Bylaw Amendment will be coming back to the JAC for review.

VI. INFORMATION:

A. Last Chance Alternatives:

1. Jose, UC College of Engineering Representative is not able to attend the College of Engineering Council meetings. He is proposing that he meet with his fellow representative weekly to determine what he missed. He will also outreach to Engineering organizations to get them involved. The JAC will act upon the proposal at next week’s meeting.

2. Samuel Beltran, CLC Recreation and Wellness Commission Representative is not able to attend the Recreation and Wellness Commission meetings. He is proposing that he meet with his fellow representative weekly to determine what he missed. He will also create a weekly schedule to table at Aztec Recreation facilities throughout the semester in order to solicit feedback from users. The JAC will act upon the proposal at next week’s meeting.

3. Ahmad, UC College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts Representative is not able to attend the University Council meetings. He will have a proposal at next week’s meeting. The JAC will act upon the proposal at next week’s meeting.

B. Attendance and Duties Tracking Responsibilities: Jake will work with Clarice, A.S. Council Secretary to track all AS leaders’ attendance at all their required meetings.

C. Council Requirements: Dillon reviewed the requirements and proposed the following deadlines, which will be acted upon at next week’s JAC meeting:

  • September 12- Tabling requirements due 
  • November 21 - Cultural event and additional meeting attendance due
  • TBD - Study Abroad Scholarship Reviews due

VII. ACTION

A. Vice Chair Selection:

Dillon, Sarah and Brenna gave brief remarks on why they should be selected the JAC Vice Chair.

Votes:

Brenna- 3

Dillon- 1

Sarah- 2

It was moved and seconded to approve the Vice Chair elections.

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

B. Last Chance Alternative Proposal:

It was moved and seconded to approve Megan Goodman’s, AS Green Love Sustainability Commissioner, last chance alternative proposal because she is unable to attend Campus Life Council meetings due to a class conflict, and she plans to meet weekly with the AS Green Love Sustainability Representative on a weekly basis and attend Greenfest Executive Commmittee meetings, Fridays 9am to 11am, as well as other meetings pertaining to sustainability.

CISNEROS/GRANT CARRIED, (6-0-0)

C. Appointments and Resignations:

It was moved and seconded to approve the appointments and resignations memo, as attached.

CULLITON/GRANT CARRIED, (5-0-0)

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:25 AM.

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