Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:30pm
Templo Mayor, Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Vice President of University Affairs, Jennifer Schenkenfelder, called the meeting to order at 3:44 p.m.

II. ROLL CALL

  1. Voting Members Present: Jennifer Schenkenfelder, Ashley Tejada, Shawki Moore, Beth Bridges, Margot Ermer, Alexia Oduro, Tara Collins, Noemi Portillo, Sean Stouffer, Justin Strauss, Kendall Berger, Michelle Castelan, Ian Jackson-Little, Brendan La Veille, Kaelan Ganzon, Leanne Locano, Cassie Ira (late), Alondra Hernandez, Kayla Vale Cruz (late), Alexander Inglis (late), Kate Vinegas, Meena Alexander, Angelo Gozon.
  2. Voting Members Absent: Karina Esteban, Austin Barber, Marissa Hague, Kailey Quezada.
  3. Non-Voting Members Present: Janice Dils, Christine Molina
  4. Non-Voting Members Absent: Christina Brown, Nola Butler-Byrd, Randy Timm.
  5. Guests: Tito Hernandez

III. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda for the December 1 meeting.
JACKSON-LITTLE/HERNANDEZ                    CARRIED (19-0-0)                                                                                             

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the previous minutes of November 17, 2021.
ODURO/COLLINS                    CARRIED (19-0-0) 

V. PUBLIC COMMENT - None.

VI. PRESENTATIONS AND UNIVERSITY REPORTS

  1. University Senate Designee: No report.
  2. University Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Designee: Christine Molina reported on the following:
    1. Provided a registration update regarding those students who are not yet currently registered for classes.
    2. Currently developing a plan for students who are on academic probation after fall semester grades are reported that will include mentoring and ‘bounceback’ classes.
    3. Checking on their well-being as finals approach and the semester comes to a close.                    

VII. ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION

  1. General Consent Agenda (Action):
    It was moved and seconded to approve the General Consent Agenda.
    PORTILLO/HERNANDEZ                    CARRIED (19-0-0)
  2. General Consent Report (Information):
    The General Consent Report was reviewed.
  3. Your Voice Matters - Spring 2022 (Information):
    Jennifer provided a semesterly end update on the Your Voice Matters submissions and is currently planning for YVM for spring 2022.  More updates will follow.
  4. Course Offering Discussion (Information):
    Jennifer provided an update on course offerings for spring 2022 semester.
  5. University Council Member Awards (Information):
    Jennifer announced the UC member awardees.

VIII. INTRODUCTION OF NEW LEGISLATIVE MATTERS – None.

IX. REPORTS OF UNIVERSITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

  1. Jennifer Schenkenfelder, Vice President of University Affairs: Your Voice Matters (YVM) is a year-long initiative. Planning a spring YVM push week. YVM will still be active during the winter break. I am always here if you need anything. 
  2. Ashley Tejada, President:  1-1 hangout. Aztec shops. The CSU Chancellor Castro will be on campus this Friday, Dec. 3.  Please sign up for the Open Forum. 
  3. Karina Esteban, Executive Vice President: Ashley reported on behalf of Karina: MWC Championship Football game will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4.  
  4. Shawki Moore, Vice President of External Relations: ‘Cocoa and Conversation’ will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the Union Courtyard. YVM notebooks will be handed out in the student union.   
  5. Austin Barber, Vice President of Financial Affairs: The big ARH announcement will be on Monday!
  6. Christina Brown, Executive Director: Checking in on the well-being of students during finals week, I am always here for you. Registration update, 241 freshman and 1,100 sophomores are not currently registered. Doing outreach for this matter. 
  7. Beth Bridges, ASBOD Student-At-Large: ’Your Mental Health Matters’ will be tabling all week. Volunteer(s) needed for a 11-12 p.m. time slot at the table. 
  8. Alexia Oduro, ASBOD Student-At-Large: No report.   
  9. Margot Ermer, ASBOD Student-At-Large: No report.  
  10. College of Arts and Letters (CAL) Council: Having a CAL End of Semester Celebration at Aztec Lanes from 7-9 p.m.  There will be pizza and you are all welcome to attend!
  11. Fowler College of Business Council: Had a guest speak from Amazon at the last meeting. We will have coffee and treats from 1-3 p.m., in the pavilion.  
  12. College of Education Student Council:  Has not met for a month but we have our next and last meeting on Monday.
  13. College of Engineering Student Council: Collaborating with Green Love for collecting e-waste.  The drive ends this Friday. 
  14. College of Health and Human Services Student Council (CHHSCC):  We had a presenter from Career Services.  We are collaborating with the College of Sciences on Feb. 15, from 11-2pm.   
  15. College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts (PSFA) Student Council: Contacting alumni for an upcoming SSF approved event. 
  16. College of Sciences Student Council (CSSC): Tonight, there is a Dean’s meeting. The Sciences students are addressing concerns about students graduating in time, courses available for students, advising and Saturday exams.
  17. Graduate Student Association (GSA): No report. 
  18. Undeclared College Council (UCC): The last meeting for the semester will be next week. 

X. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Office of Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) and Latinx Student Union toy drive will begin soon. The collected toys will be going to the Student/Parent Alliance Association. The EOP office will be open until 7 p.m. 
  2. The Dance Marathon is on 2/25 in Montezuma Hall.  Please register!  It is for the kids and only $20 to register.  There will be food and snacks.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 5:09 p.m. PT.
HERNANDEZ/PORTILLO                    CARRI (22-0-0)