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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Friday, September 19, 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, Dillon McLean.

B. Voting Members Absent: Erik Tamiyasu.

C. Non-Voting Members Present: Lee Mintz, Jennifer Esquivel-Parker.

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.

E. Visitors Present: None.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

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

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

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 9/12/14 as attached.

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

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Kiana informed the JAC that Marilyn Martinez will be requesting an Alternative Chance Request.

VI. INFORMATION:

A. Attendance and Duties Report: Kiana reviewed the Attendance and Duties Report, as attached.

VII. ACTION

A. Appointments and Resignations:

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

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

B. Request for Excused Absence: It was moved and seconded to approve Ahmad Sanatyar’s request for an excused absence for the AS fall retreat, as attached.

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

C. Last Chance Alternative Proposals:

1. Jose Muguerza, UC College of Engineering Representative: He 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. JAC also asks that he provides a monthly written update two business days prior to the final day of the month, beginning in October. JAC also requests that the designee be consistent and at maximum a general board member. It was moved and seconded to approve Jose’s last chance alternative proposal as stated above.

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

2. Samuel Beltran, CLC Recreation and Wellness Commission Representative: He 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 schedule to table at Aztec Recreation facilities throughout the semester in order to solicit feedback from users. JAC requests that he outreach for at least one hour at each of the four recreation facilities over the course of the fall semester. JAC also asks that he provides a monthly written update two business days prior to the final day of the month, beginning in October. It was moved and seconded to approve Samuel’s last chance alternative proposal as stated above.

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

3. Ahmad Sanatyar, UC College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts Representative: He is not able to attend the University Council meetings. It was moved and seconded to table Ahmad’s last chance alternative proposal to next week’s JAC meeting.

MCLEAN/GRANT CARRIED, (3-2-0)

D. Approval of Duties Deadline: It was moved and seconded to approve the following duties deadlines:

  • September 12- Tabling requirements due 
  • October 22- Bylaw Amendment 
  • November 21 - Cultural event and additional meeting attendance due
  • TBD - Study Abroad Scholarship Reviews due

CULLITON/NOHRDEN CARRIED, (4-0-0)

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:20 AM.

NOHRDEN/MCLEAN CARRIED, (4-0-0)