Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Monday, April 9, 2018 - 8:15pm
Council Chambers • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

Kim Alli called the meeting to order at 8:20 am in Council Chambers at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Kimberly Alli, Daraja Carroll, Angelica Espinoza, Cynthia Medina, Russell Parris, Erick Ramirez, Michael Wiafe (late).
  2. Voting Members Absent: None.
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker, Dr. Lee Mintz.
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: None.
  5. Visitors Present: Katrina Mogannam, Tia Abusham, Aiden.

III. MODIFICATIONS OF AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda.

RAMIREZ/ESPINOZA                                                                           CARRIED, (5-0-0)

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes.

MEDINA/ESPINOZA                                                                             CARRIED, (5-0-0)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

VI. CHAIR’S REPORT

Happy Birthday to Angelica and Cynthia! Kim reported that appointment applications are due this Wednesday, April 11.

VII. INFORMATION

  1. Attendance: Angelica will call Victor Uwakwe, Nubia Milpas, and Michelle Sabin because they have not responded to her emails. Kim will meet with Nicole Becker regarding her attendance.
  2. Proposed Changes to the Bylaws, Codes and Charters: Reviewed the proposed changes and it will be an action item at next week’s meeting.
  3. Russell’s Bylaw of the Week: Russell reviewed the section on life passes in the bylaws.

VIII. ACTION                      

  1. Appointments and Resignations:
    It was moved and seconded to approve Appointments and Resignations, as attached.
    RAMIREZ/MEDINA

    It was moved and seconded to add Campus Life Council members Kyla Blaylock, Nickolas Wohlman, and Sabrina Laut, and University Council members Nikolas Marquez, Nikki Zargari, and Michael Glassman, to the Appointment and Review Committee. There were no objections.
    ESPINOZA/CARROLL                                                              CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    The Appointments and Resignations memo was approved as amended.
    CARRIED, (6-0-0)
  2. Requests for Excused Absences:
    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Sedona Hill for missing Campus Life Council meeting on 3/14/18.
    MEDINA/ESPINOZA                                                                 CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from George Scott for missing Campus Life Council meeting on 4/4/18.
    MEDINA/CARROLL                                                                  CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Brandon Goodwin for missing University Council meeting on 4/4/18.
    MEDINA/CARROLL                                                                  CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    It was moved and seconded to approve the request for an excused absence from Justin Venckus for missing University Council meeting on 4/4/18.
    PARRIS/WIAFE                                                                        CARRIED, (6-0-0)

    Farris Nabulsi’s Request for Excused Absence was postponed to the upcoming meeting.
  3. Elections Minutes:
    It was moved and seconded to approve the Elections Committee minutes, as attached.
    ESPINOZA/RAMIREZ                                                               CARRIED, (6-0-0)
  4. Awards Committee Minutes: None.
  5. Last Chance Alternative: None.
  6. Selection of JAC members to serve on the appointments and review committee (Action):
    It was moved and seconded to approve Daraja Carroll and Cynthia Medina as the JAC members to serve on the appointments and review committee. Michael Wiafe will serve as an alternate. If Cynthia is unable to attend all the JAC interviews.
    RARMIEZ/PARRIS                                                                   CARRIED, (6-0-0)        

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Rock the Vote starts today!
  2. The Media Studio Open House will be April 17 at 11 am.
  3. There will be a mixer with Black Resource Center leaders and A.S. leaders on April 18 from 3:30-4:20 pm.
  4. Aztec Achievement Awards will be on April 19 at 4:30 pm.
  5. April 23 will be the last JAC meeting!

X. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.

RAMIREZ/CARROLL                                                                            CARRIED, (6-0-0)

APPROVED BY: Kimberly Alli, Chief Justice

PREPARED BY: Jennifer M. Esquivel-Parker, Advisor