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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, February 27, 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 8:05 AM in Visionary Suite at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

A. Voting Members Present: Kiana Caton, Sergio Cisneros, Brenna Culliton, Sarah Nohrden, Erik Tamiyasu.

B. Voting Members Absent: Jacob Grant, Dillon McLean.

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

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.

E. Visitors Present: Osama Alkhawaja, Bo Elder, Ramy Judeh, Nassim Moallem.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

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

CULLITON/CISNEROS

A friendly amendment was made to add a Referendum Update as Item C under Information. A friendly amendment was made to add a Hearing Update as Item D under Information. A friendly amendment was made to add Campus Life Council E-mail as Item E under Information. A friendly amendment was made to change Item C under Action from Hearing Process to College Seats on University Council.

The agenda was approved as amended.

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 2/20/15 as attached.

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

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

1. Thank you to everyone for all their hard work!

VI. INFORMATION

A. Current Attendance & Duties Report: The attendance and duties report was reviewed. Kiana will be e-mailing student leaders regarding their attendance and duties status.

B. Cultural Events: The justices discussed what constitutes a cultural event to satisfy this requirement. It was determined that attending any event that is a part of the ONE SDSU series is considered a valid cultural event for this duty, as long as it is not a part of the student’s cultural background.

C. Referendum Update: The justices had a discussion on the referendum process and about a potential timeline. A special meeting is scheduled for Monday at 1:15 pm in the AS Government Conference Room to validate the petition signatures

D. .Hearing Process: The hearings will be held on Friday, 3/13. Sergio volunteered to help Jen with the notification letters.

E. Campus Life Council E-mail: An e-mail regarding the appointment process of the commission chairs will be sent to the Campus Life Council commissions.

VII. ACTION

A. Appointments and Resignations: It was moved and seconded to approve the appointments and resignations memo, as attached.

CISNEROS/TAMIYASU

A friendly amendment was made to add Okaro Shinn to the Aztec Shops Board of Directors.

The appointments and resignations memo was approved as amended.

B. Requests for Excused Absences: It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Kirk Sasaki for missing the ASCLC meeting on 2/18/15, copy attached.

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

C. College Seats on University Council: The JAC was asked to review the allocation of seats to the College of Education. It was moved and seconded to approve keeping the College of Education at one seat for the next academic year based on the mathematical formula, copy attached.

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

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

None.

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 AM.

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