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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, February 6, 2015 – 8:00 AM

Visionary 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: Sergio Cisneros, Brenna Culliton, Dillon McLean, Jacob Grant, Sarah Nohrden

B. Voting Members Absent: Kiana Caton, Erik Tamiyasu.

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

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.

E. Visitors Present: Jordan Maharaj.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

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

CISNEROS/GRANT CARRIED, (4-0-0)

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 1/30/15 as attached.

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

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

1. Sarah will be giving the JAC update to the Board of Directors on 2/9/15 and Sergio will be giving the JAC update to University Council on 2/11/15.
2. Sarah will be meeting with Kevin Hancock to discuss what to do for the A.S. leaders who missed retreat.

VI. INFORMATION

A. Current Attendance & Duties Report: The attendance and duties report was reviewed.

B. Fall Duties Report: The duties report for the Fall 2014 semester was reviewed.

C. Cultural Events: Participation in the Martin Luther King Parade does not count as completion of the cultural event requirement.Fall Last Chance Alternatives: The justices went over follow-ups to the last chance alternatives that were granted last fall semester.

D. Deadlines: The deadlines for requirements of A.S. leaders and of bylaw amendments for the spring semester were discussed. March 6 is the resolution submission deadline.

VII. ACTION

A. Appointments and Resignations: It was moved and seconded to approve the appointments and resignations memo, as attached. Fernanda Canchola was added verbally to the memo for Elections Committee.

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

B. Requests for Excused Absenses:

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Jose Muguerza for missing the ASUC meeting on 1/28/2015 and the A.S. Spring Retreat on 1/31/2015, copy attached.

CISNEROS/MCLEAN CARRIED, (3-1-0)

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Abby Kim missing the ASCLC meeting on 2/4/2015, copy attached.

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

3. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Kiana Caton for missing the ASJAC meeting on 2/6/2015, copy attached.

GRANT/CISNEROS CARRIED, (4-0-0)

4. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Emmanuel Uwakwe for missing the ASUC meeting on 1/28/2015 and the A.S. Spring Retreat on 1/31/2015, copy attached.

MCLEAN/GRANT FAILED, (0-4-0)

5. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Erik Tamiyasu for missing the A.S. Spring Retreat on 1/31/2015, copy attached.

NOHRDEN/CISNEROS FAILED, (0-4-0)

C. Last Chance Alternative Requests:

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the Last Chance Alternative Request for Niveen Kryakos, copy attached. Brenna will be contacting Niveen to ask her who her designee is.

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

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the Last Chance Alternative Request for Jennifer Reyes, copy attached.

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

D. Awards Minutes:

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the Awards Committee minutes from 11/21/2014 and 12/5/2014, copy attached.
MCLEAN/GRANT CARRIED, (4-0-0)

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

None.

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 AM.

CISNEROS/GRANT CARRIED, (4-0-0)