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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, April 17, 2015 – 8:00 AM

Visionary Suite, Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

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

II. ROLL CALL

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

B. Voting Members Absent: Brenna Culliton

C. Non-Voting Members Present: None.

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz, Jennifer Esquivel-Parker

E. Visitors Present: Janice Dils for Jennifer Esquivel-Parker

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

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

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

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes.

CISNEROS/NOHRDEN

It was moved and seconded to amend the motion to include both sets of minutes (4/10/15 and 4/15/15).

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

Both sets of JAC minutes (4/10 and 4/15) were approved.

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Kiana reported that she attended the last ASUC meeting to update the Council. Brenna and she are scheduled to be at the next couple of BOD and Council meetings.

VI. INFORMATION

A. Attendance & Duties Report: The attendance and duties report was reviewed. Kiana asked what the JAC can be doing to hold the student leaders more accountable regarding their requirements.

B. Bylaw Amendments, 1st Reading

  • Aztec Student Union Board Charter: Sarah reviewed the ASUB charter. 
  • Sustainability/Green Love Commission Charter: Sarah reviewed the Sustainability/Green Love Commission Charter.

VII. ACTION

A. Hearing Outcomes:

Sam Beltran: Kiana reviewed with the Justices timeline of events regarding Sam Beltran and what he was required to do for his Last Chance Participation.

It was moved and seconded to remove Sam Beltran from the A.S. Campus Life Council as the Recreation & Wellness Commission Representative.

NORHDEN/GRANT CARRIED, (3-1-0)

Kiana reminded the JAC that this will be a recommendation to the A.S. Board of Directors.

2. Megan Sealy: Kiana informed the Council that she did not reach out to Megan Sealy.Megan did not turn in proof for her completing the College/Non College Requirement from Fall 2014.

It was moved and seconded to issue a reprimand to Megan Sealy for not completing the College/Non College Meeting requirement in Fall 2014.

NORHDEN/TAMIYASU

Because Kiana did not reach out to her, both Sarah and Erik had both withdrew their motion to issue a reprimand.

B. Appointments and Resignations:

It was moved and seconded to table the approval of Ahmad Fayaz Nawabi on the Student Diversity Commission to the next meeting.

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

It was moved and seconded to approve the appointments and resignations memo from 4/17 without the appointment of Ahmad Fayaz Nawabi, as attached.

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

C. Requests for Excused Absences:

1. It was moved and seconded to approve the excused absence from Sarah Nohrden for missing the 3/27 ASJAC meeting due to going home for Spring Break.

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

2. It was moved and seconded to approve the excused absence from Patty Masengale for missing the 4/8 ASCLC meeting due to a review session for a class.

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

D. Awards Committee Minutes:

1. Sergio reviewed the Awards Committee minutes of 3/27/15.

It was moved and seconded to approve the 3/27 Awards Committee minutes.

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

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Take Back the Night is today from 3-6pm. Come join!
  • The Aztec Achievement Awards are next Thursday, April 23, from 5-7pm in Montezuma Hall.

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 AM.

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