Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 3:30pm
Zoom

 

I.  CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Vice President of University Affairs, Crystal Sanchez, called the meeting to order at 4:42 p.m. via Zoom.

II.  ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present : Crystal Sanchez, Christian Holt , Bella Martelino, Armando Sepulveda II , Victor Penera, Sophia Mathews, Rob Winter , Zihao Zhou, Chadi Tarazi, Ryan King, Will Stranzl, Tito Hernandez, Alex Chasson, Sarah Hoang, Alyssa Sandford, Skylar Christie, Jan Velasco, Sydney Steinbeck, Jennifer Schenkenfelder, Jeanette Marino, Michelle Halverson, Angelo Gozon, Hannah Berman-Schneider, Reece Breuckman, Joyce Chen, Chloe Foreman, Sarah McBride
  2. Voting Members Absent : Olivia Luera, Kendall Klopp, Casey Fischbach, Alondra Hernandez
  3. Non-Voting Members Present : Christina Brown, Dr. Nola Butler-Byrd, Dean Randy Timm, Janice Dils
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: Dr. Emilio Ulloa
  5. Visitors : Call - in guest 709

III.  APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda of 12/2/20.
SEPULVEDA/PENERA
It was moved and seconded amend the agenda and add an Action Item regarding a recommendation to the University regarding SDSU spring break 2021 under Items for Consideration.

HOLT/PENERA
Christian – Yes           Ryan – Yes          Sydney - Yes             Hannah - Yes
Bella – Yes                  Will – Yes           Sarah H. – Yes           Jennifer - Yes
Jeanette - Yes            Zihao - Yes         Joyce – Yes                Reece – Yes
Victor – Yes                Kendall – Yes     Skylar – Yes              Michelle - Yes
Sophia – Yes               Joey – Yes         Alondra – Yes            Angelo - Yes
Rob – Yes                    Casey – Yes       Alyssa - Yes             Chadi – Yes                            Tito – Yes                    Jan – Yes

                                                                                                  (26-0-0, CARRIED)

The vote to approve the agenda as amended. 

Christian – Yes           Ryan – Yes          Sydney - Yes             Hannah - Yes
Bella – Yes                  Will – Yes           Sarah H. – Yes           Jennifer - Yes
Jeanette - Yes            Zihao - Yes         Joyce – Yes                Reece – Yes
Victor – Yes                Kendall – Yes     Skylar – Yes              Michelle - Yes
Sophia – Yes               Joey – Yes         Alondra – Yes            Angelo - Yes
Rob – Yes                    Casey – Yes       Alyssa - Yes             Chadi – Yes                            Tito – Yes                    Jan – Yes

                                                                                                  (26-0-0, CARRIED)

The agenda is approved and amended with the addition of the action item under ‘Items for  Consideration’: “Recommendation to the University regarding SDSU Spring Break 2021”. 

IV.  APPROVAL OF THE PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes of 11/18/20.
GOZON/SCHENKENFELDER

Christian – Yes           Ryan – Yes          Sydney - Yes             Hannah - Yes
Bella – Yes                  Will – Yes           Sarah H. – Yes           Jennifer - Yes
Jeanette - Yes            Zihao - Yes         Joyce – Yes                Reece – Yes
Victor – Yes                Kendall – Yes     Skylar – Yes              Michelle - Yes
Sophia – Yes               Joey – Yes         Alondra – Yes            Angelo - Yes
Rob – Yes                    Casey – Yes       Alyssa - Yes             Chadi – Yes                            Tito – Yes                    Jan – Yes

                                                                                                  (26-0-0, CARRIED)

V. PUBLIC COMMENT: None.

VI.  UNIVERSITY REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. University Senate Designee, Dr. Nola Butler-Byrd:
    1.  On behalf of the Senate officers, I would like to thank the Associated Students  student leaders who spoke at the University Senate meeting yesterday and for  

      your voice regarding spring break. The vote was 44-28-7. We apologize for not  admitting everyone yesterday and will be sure that this will not happen again.  

      We support Associated Students to speak truth to power and to continue to fight  for needs on behalf of the student body. 

      2. Also at the Senate meeting, the Mission Statement revision item was tabled due  to the focus on spring break.  

  2. University Vice President for Student Affairs Designee, Dean Randy Timm - No report.

VII.  ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

    1. General Consent Agenda (Action): The general consent agenda was reviewed.
      It was moved and seconded to approve the general consent agenda.
      HOLT/PENERA

      Ryan – Yes          Christian – Yes     Sydney - Yes         Sophia – Yes

      Bella – Yes           Will – Yes            Sarah H. – Yes       Jennifer - Yes
      Jeanette - Yes     Zihao - Yes          Joyce – Yes           Reece – Yes
      Victor – Yes         Kendall – Yes      Skylar – Yes          Joey – Yes
      Alondra – Yes      Angelo - Yes       Jan – Yes               Tito – Yes
      Armando – Yes     Karla - Yes        Alyssa - Yes           Hannah - Yes                    Chadi – Yes  
                                                                                         (25-0-0, CARRIED)
  1. General Consent Report (Information): The General Consent Report was reviewed. C. Recommendation to the University regarding SDSU Spring Break 2021 (Action): Christian Holt shared a position statement draft letter from Associated Students regarding  spring break to San Diego State University President Adela de la Torre. Crystal opened  the floor for comments and suggestions.

    It was moved and seconded that the to submit the position statement, as attached, to  A.S. Board of Directors for approval as the official Associated Students statement.

    HOLT/WINTER 

    Christian – Yes   Ryan – Yes    Sydney - Yes     Tito – Yes  Bella – Yes  Will – Yes        Sarah – Yes      Jennifer - Yes Armando – Yes  Alyssa – Yes   Jeanette – Yes Joyce – Yes Vic – Yes Skylar – Yes Reece – Yes Angelo - Yes Sophia – Yes Joey – Yes Alyssa – Yes Hannah - Yes Karla -Yes Satya – Yes Zihao - Yes Chadi – Yes 

    CARRIED (24-0-0) 

VIII.  INTRODUCTION OF NEW LEGISLATIVE MATTERS - None.

IX.  REPORTS OF UNIVERSITY COUNCIL MEMBERs - No Reports.

X.  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Christina announced that any reports or updates could be made at the  next week’s All Council meeting on Wednesday, December 9, at 3:30 p.m. 

XI.  ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 5:23 pm.
KING/BREUCKMAN                                                                         (25-0-0, CARRIED)