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ASSOCIATED STUDENTS
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Monday, April 4, 2016 – 8:30 AM
Council Chambers • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

Chief Justice Brenna Culliton called the meeting to order at 8:49 AM in Council Chambers at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Brenna Culliton, Abel Mercado(late), David Ellman, Chloe Sension, Jordan Maharaj, Mustafa Alemi.
  2. Voting Members Absent: CJ O’Brien.
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker, Lee Mintz.
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Visitors Present: Nick Mlodinow.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda.
MAHARAJ/ALEMI CARRIED, (4-0-0)

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes on 3/21/2016 and 3/23/2016, as attached.
ELLMAN/SENSION CARRIED, (4-0-0)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

VI. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Brenna informed everyone that College of Health and Human Services Student Council will not appoint a replacement. Jordan will start a google doc for duties and attendance section of the transition checklist for binders.

VII. INFORMATION:

  1. Attendance Charts: Harrison Baum and Erik Tamiyasu will be called in to JAC regarding their attendance. Warning emails will be send out to Pablo Tinoco, Justin Cho, Paul Sullivan and Jonny Semaan.
  2. Proposed Changes to Bylaws, Codes and Charters: The following proposed changes to the bylaws, codes and charters were reviewed: #BA S16-01: Research and Assessment Committee, #BA S16-02: Sustainability Commission Charter, #BA S16-03: College of Business Council, #BA S16-04: University Council, #BA S16-05: Member Duties, #BA S16-06: Student Diversity Commission, #BA S16-08: Awards.

VIII. ACTION:

  1. Appointments and Resignations: It was moved and seconded to approve the Appointments and Resignations, as attached.
    SENSION/ALEMI CARRIED, (4-0-0)
  2. Requests for Excused Absences:
    1. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Justin Cho for missing the University Council meeting on 3/23/2016, as attached.
      ELLMAN/MAHARAJ CARRIED, (4-0-0)
    2. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Justin Fatoohi for missing the University Council meeting on 3/23/2016, as attached.
      MAHARAJ/ELLMAN
    3. It was moved and seconded to table the request for an excused absence from Justin Fatoohi to next week.
      SENSION/ELLMAN CARRIED, (4-0-0)
    4. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Muriel Robotta for missing the University Council meeting on 3/23/2016, as attached.
      ELLMAN/ALEMI FAILED, (0-4-0)
    5. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Jordan Maharaj for missing the JAC meeting on 3/21/2016, as attached.
      ALEMI/ELLMAN CARRIED, (3-0-2)
    6. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Erik Tamiyasu for missing the University Council meeting on 3/23/2016, as attached.
      MERCADO/ELLMAN FAILED, (0-5-0)
    7. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Chloe Sension for missing the JAC meeting on 3/21/2016, as attached.
      MAHARAJ/ELLMAN CARRIED, (3-0-2)
    8. It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Abel Mercado for missing the JAC meeting on 4/04/2016, as attached.
      MAHARAJ/MERCADO 

      It was moved and seconded to amend the motion to approve his late arrival to JAC meeting.
      ELLMAN/MAHARAJ CARRIED, (4-0-1)

      The motion was approved as amended.
  3. Awards Committee Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the Awards Committee minutes from 3/23/2016, as attached.
    SENSION/ELLMAN CARRIED, (5-0-0)
  4. Selection of JAC Reps. for Appointment and Review Committee: It was moved and seconded to appoint Mustafa Alemi as the JAC rep. for the Appointment and Review Committee.
    SENSION/MAHARAJ CARRIED, (5-0-0)

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

  1. Rotaract is accepting applications now and they are due on April 12.

X. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 AM.
MAHARAJ/MERCADO CARRIED, (5-0-0)

APPROVED BY: Jamie Miller, A.S. President

PREPARED BY: Linh Phan, A.S. Government Secretary