Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, February 26, 2021 - 9:00am
Zoom

I. CALL TO ORDER

Chief Justice Diego Ramirez called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. (PST).

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Diego Ramirez, Austin Barber, Bryce Evans, Guan Liu (left early), Darren Wilson, Trent Moca, Grace deVega.
  2. Voting Members Absent: None.
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Janice Dils.
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: Dr. Lee Mintz.
  5. Visitors Present: None.

III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve today’s agenda. 
MOCA/BARBER                               CARRIED, (6-0-0)
Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes

Bryce- Yes      Guan- Yes       
Darren - Yes    Trent - Yes             

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes.
WILSON/EVANS                               CARRIED, (6-0-0)                 

Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes
Bryce- Yes      Guan- Yes       
Darren - Yes    Trent - Yes

V. PUBLIC COMMENT

None. 

VI. CHAIR’S REPORT

Diego reported write-in applications are available. Good luck on all the upcoming exams.

VII. MEMBER REPORTS

  1. Guan reported that the Elections Committee met last night and selected the ballot order virtually.

VIII. INFORMATION

  1. Attendance:
    Trent reviewed the attendance sheet.
  2. Individualized Substitution Plans (ISP):
    Diego reported that due to consistent attendance at the meetings, one previously submitted request would not classify as an ISP request, and instead if they are absent, it can be submitted as a Request for Excused Absence.  
    The additional ISP request was discussed.  Diego will reach out to the College Council President and provide an update next week.

IX. ACTION

  1. Appointments and Resignations:
    It was moved and seconded to approve the appointment and resignations.
    DEVEGAMOCA                               CARRIED (6-0-0)
    Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes

    Bryce- Yes      Guan- Yes       
    Darren - Yes    Trent - Yes

  2. Requests for Excused Absences:
    1. Guan Liu: It was moved and seconded to approve Guan’s request for leaving the 2/26 JAC meeting early.
      DEVEGA/EVANS                               CARRIED (5-0-0)
      Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes

      Bryce- Yes      Trent - Yes
      Darren - Yes    
    2. Bryce Evans:  It was moved and seconded to approve Bryce’s request for missing 2/25 A.S. Elections Committee.
      WILSON/MOCA                               CARRIED (5-0-0)
      Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes

      Bryce- Yes      Trent - Yes
      Darren - Yes    
  3. Awards and Elections Committee Minutes:
    It was moved and seconded to approve both the Special Elections Committee minutes of 2/25/21 and Awards Committee meetings of 2/18.
    MOCA/BARBER                               CARRIED (5-0-0)
    Austin- Yes     Grace - Yes

    Bryce- Yes      Trent - Yes
    Darren - Yes    

X. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Darren announced the San Diego County expanded vaccination roll-out to all education faculty, staff and students.  Educate about the vaccine!
  2. Darren announced that San Diego County has a COVID-19  Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  Please spread the word.
  3. Grace announced that there will be a Special Election for the 79th District Assembly Member seat due to Shirley Weber being appointed as the California Secretary of State.  The primary election is April 6 and the Special Election is on June 8. 
  4. Grace announced that the FCC just approved an emergency broadband benefit, which provides eligible low-income households with up to a $50 per month credit on their internet bills through their provider until the end of the pandemic.  
  5. Reminder that the Aztec Achievement Award applications are due on Monday, March 1.  

XI. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 a.m.
WILSON/DEVEGA                               CARRIED (5-0-0)