Vice President of University Affairs Corey Polant called the meeting to order at 3:33 PM.
A. Voting Members Present: Corey Polant, Jordan Mishlove, Dustin Pina, Dominic Bilotti, Austin Dean, Emmanuel Uwakwe, Nick Wright, Kristina Brown, Keeler Johnston, Jose Muguerza, Lance Brooks, Megan Sealy, Jason Taresh, Kelsey Moss, Kalani Perez, Ahmad Sanatyar, Osama Alkhawaja, Owen Burton, Josh Drayer, Jane Kwon, Jaynie Lee, Shawn Tenny, Maneet Deol, Marc Hess, Alexandria Johnstone, Jonathan Cole, Kevin Hancock, Jacqueline Karczewski, Alex Padua.
B. Voting Members Absent: Maxwell Louie.
C. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Present: Christy Samarkos, Dr. Cezar Ornatowski, Clarice Mendoza, Christina Brown.
D. Ex-Officios (non-voting) Absent: None.
E. Visitors Present: Sierra Marcelius, Alexander James, Nadir Bouhmouch, A.T. Furuya, Camille Tiberghien, Jordan Busse, Hassan Abdinur, Kiana Caton.
It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda of November 19, 2014.
It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes of November 5, 2014 and November 12, 2014.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENT:
A. Sierra Marcelius, Student, reported:
B. Alexander James, Students for Justice in Palestine Representative, reported:
C. Nadir Bouhmouch reported:
Corey Polant called for a five-minute recess starting at 3:46 PM. It was moved and seconded to begin recess.
The A.S. University Council meeting resumed at 3:51 PM.
D. Camille Tiberghien, Student, reported:
E. Jordan Busse, Student, reported:
F. A. T. Furuya, Queer People of Color Collective Representative, reported:
G. Hassan Abdinur, Student, reported:
A. University Senate Designee, Dr. Cezar Ornatowski:
B. University Vice President for Student Affairs Designee, Christy Samarkos:
C. Judicial Affairs Council – Kiana Caton, Chief Justice, reported:
A. General Consent Agenda: (Action)
It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda, as attached.
B. General Consent Report: (Information)
The General Consent Report was reviewed via electronic copy. For further reference please request a full agenda copy from the Government Secretary.
A. Resolution to Change the Mascot: (Action)
It was moved and seconded to approve the Resolution to Change the Mascot, as attached.
Dr. Cezar Ornatowski made a friendly amendment to line 36, changing "cease" to "ceases," making it so "A.S. immediately ceases to use the "Aztec" name." Dr. Cezar Ornatowski made a friendly amendment to line 39, changing "call" to "calls," making it so "A.S. called upon our university and all affiliated organization." Dr. Cezar Ornatowski made a friendly amendment to line 42, adding "that" before should, making it read, "Let it be further resolved, that should and/or when SDSU chooses a new mascot."
Jason Taresh called to question.
As a point of privilege, Osama Alkhawaja called for a roll call vote.
Jordan Mishlov: Abstain
Dustin Pina: No
Dominic Bilotti: No
Austin Dean: No
Emmanuel Uwakwe: No
Nick Wright: No
Kristina Brown: No
Keeler Johnston: No
Jose Muguerza: No
Lance Brooks: No
Megan Sealy: No
Jason Taresh: No
Kelsey Moss: No
Kalani Perez: No
Ahmad Sanatyar: Abstain
Osama Alkhawaja: Yes
Owen Burton: No
Josh Drayer: No
Jane Kwon: No
Jaynie Lee: No
Shawn Tenny: No
Maneet Deol: Abstain
Marc Hess: No
Alexandria Johnstone: No
Jonathan Cole: No
Kevin Hancock: No
Jacqueline Karczewski: No
Alex Padua: No
The Resolution to Change the Mascot, with all approved amendments, failed, (24-1-3) as attached.
It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.
Vice President of University Affairs Corey Polant adjourned the meeting at 5:05 PM.