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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, March 6, 2015 – 8:00 AM

Council Chambers • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Chief Justice Kiana Caton called the meeting to order at 8:08 AM in Council Chambers in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

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

B. Voting Members Absent: None.

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

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.

E. Visitors Present: Osama Alkhawaja, Reva Ballat, Ramy Judeh, Sarah Katularu, Yiftach Levy, Nassim Moallem.

III. MODIFICATIONS TO AGENDA:

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

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

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 2/27/15 as attached.

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

V. PUBLIC COMMENT:

None.

VI. INFORMATION:

A. Attendance & Duties Report: The attendance and duties report was reviewed. Tyler Aguilar will be contacted.

B. Appointment Process: Brenna will be forwarding the revised appointment process to Kiana.

C. JAC Vacancy: Ads about the Justice vacancy on Judicial Affairs Council will be posted.

VII. ACTION

A. Student Initiative Referendum:

  1. It was moved and seconded to approve the referendum ballot language, as attached.

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

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the timeline that places the referendum in the AS General Elections ballot, March 16-19, 2015, as attached.

CISNEROS/CULLITON CARRIED, (3-2-0)

B. Distribution of Hearing Letters: It was moved and seconded to distribute the hearing letters and conduct the hearings March 20.

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

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

TAMIYASU/NOHRDEN

Erik Tamiyasu made a friendly amendment to add the resignation of Dillon McLean from Judicial Affairs Council.

The appointments and resignations memo was approved as amended.

D. Requests for Excused Absences:

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Jacob Grant for missing the JAC meeting on 2/27/15, copy attached.

TAMIYASU/NOHRDEN CARRIED, (4-0-1)

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Maneet Deol for missing the ASUC meeting on 2/25/15, copy attached.

TAMIYASU/NOHRDEN CARRIED, (4-1-0)

E. Elections Committee and Awards Committee Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the Elections Committee Minutes from 2/20, and the Awards Committee Minutes from 2/6, 2/13, and 2/27, as attached.

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

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

None.

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 10:01 AM.

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