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ASSOCIATED STUDENTS
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

JUDICIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL MINUTES

Monday, February 29, 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 8:35 AM in Council Chambers at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

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

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda.
MAHARAJ/O’BRIEN

It was moved to postpone Updates for transition binders, Members duties update and #BA S16-07 ASUB Charter to next week; add Appointments and Review Committee minutes as action; and to review #BA S16-01 Research and Assessment Committee proposed bylaw amendment as the final bylaw amendment that is reviewed.

There were no objections.

The agenda was approved as amended. CARRIED, (5-0-0)

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes from 4/11/2016, as attached.
ELLMAN/MERCADO CARRIED, (5-0-0)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

VI. CHAIR’S REPORT:

Brenna stated that Appointments and Review Committee will meet again this weekend for second round interviews of BOD and JAC candidates.

VII. INFORMATION:

  1. Attendance Charts: The attendance charts were reviewed and discussed. Jordan will be emailing warnings to Trevor Yarnall, Keaton Lash, Alexis Dumitrescu, Gervin Prado, Tyler Tyler Aguilar, Justin Cho.

VIII. ACTION:

  1. Hearing to discuss Harrison Baum’s and Erik Tamiyasu’s attendance:
    1. It was moved and seconded to remove Erik Tamiyasu from his position.
      MAJARAJ/SENSION FAILED, (0-5-1)
    2. It was moved and seconded to remove Harrison Baum from his position.
      MAJARAJ/SENSION FAILED, (2-3-1)
  2. Appointments and Resignations: It was moved and seconded to approve the Appointments and Resignations Memo, as attached.
    MAJARJ/SENSION

    Paul Sullivan, the Business Representative, was added to the resignations. There were no objections.
    The Appointments and Resignations Memo was approved as amended.
    CARRIED, (6-0-0)
  3. Requests for Excused Absences:
    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Tyler Aguilar for missing the Board of Directors meeting on 4/11/2016, as attached.
    ELLMAN/O’BRIEN FAILED, (0-6-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Trevor Yarnall for missing the Board of Directors meeting on 4/20/2016, as attached.
    SENSION/ELLMAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Trevor Yarnall for missing the Board of Directors meeting on 4/18/16, as attached.
    MERCADO/ALEMI CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Sinthia Garcia for missing the University Council meeting on 4/13/16, as attached.
    MERCADO/ALEMI CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Keaton Lash for missing the University Council meeting on 4/13/16, as attached.
    SENSION/ALEMI CARRIED, (4-1-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Gervin Prado for missing the University Council meeting on 4/18/16, as attached.
    ELLMAN/MERCADO CARRIED, (0-6-0)

  4. Elections Committee Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the Elections Committee minutes for 4/8/16, as attached.
    ELLMAN/MERCADO CARRIED, (6-0-0)

  5. Awards Committee Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the Awards Committee minutes for 4/11/16, as attached.
    ELLMAN/MAJARAJ CARRIED, (6-0-0)

  6. Appointment and Review Committee Minutes: It was moved and seconded to approve the Appointment and Review Committee minutes for 4/16/16, as attached.
    SENSION/MERCADO CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the Appointment and Review Committee minutes for 4/17/16, as attached.
    MAJARAJ/SENSION
  7. Proposed Amendments to Bylaws, Codes and Charters: Proposed changes to the bylaws, codes and charters were reviewed and discussed.
    1. #BA S16-02: Sustainability Commission Charter
      It was moved and seconded to approve the Sustainability Commission Charter, as attached.
      ALEMI/SENSION CARRIED, (6-0-0)
    2. #BA S16-03: College of Business Council
      It was moved and seconded to approve the College of Business Council Charter, as attached.
      ALEMI/ELLMAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)
    3. #BA S16-04: University Council
      It was moved and seconded to approve the changes to University Council duties, as attached.
      MAJARAJ/SENSION CARRIED, (6-0-0)
    4. #BA S16-05: Member Duties
      It was moved and seconded to approve the changes to AS leaders’ duties, as attached.
      SENSION/MAJARAJ

      It was moved and seconded to amended the proposed amendments by deleting the changes proposed and adding an additional aspect to the cultural event requirement, as reflected in the attached.
      ALEMI/SENSION CARRIED, (6-0-0)

      The proposed amendment was approved as amended. CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    5. #BA S16-06: Student Diversity Commission
      It was moved and seconded to approve the changes to Student Diversity Commission, as attached.
      SENSION/MERCADO CARRIED, (6-0-0)
    6. #BA S16-07: Aztec Student Union Board: Postponed to next week.

    7. #BA S16-08: Awards Committee
      It was moved and seconded to approve the changes to Awards Committee, as attached.
      MAJARAJ/O’BRIEN

      It was moved and seconded to add an additional line to section 2.05.
      ALEMI/MERCADO CARRIED, (6-0-0)

      The proposed amendment was approved as amended. CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    8. #BA S16-09: Campus Community Commission
      It was moved and seconded to approve the changes to Campus Community Commission, as attached.
      ALEMI/SENSION FAILED, (0-6-0)

    9. #BA S16-01: Research and Assessment Committee:
      It was moved and seconded to table this to next week.
      SENSION/ELLMAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)
      Chloe is also suggesting changes to the proposed amendment and they are attached.

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:54 AM.
MAHARAJ/MERCADO CARRIED, (6-0-0)

APPROVED BY: Jamie Miller, A.S. President

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