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Student Government General Assembly Minutes April 30, 2009 8:00 p.m. Hoblit Suite
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
April 30, 2009 8:00 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent: Cody Carr, Greta Brown, Tyler Herrin, Kristie Vincent
III.
Executive Committee Reports
A. President, Nic Zweifel
i.
Thank you to everyone who participated in Drury Olympics.
ii.
This is the last GA of the semester. At committee meetings next week, we’ll be
discussing summer goals.
B. Vice-President of Student Affairs, Chelsea Frazee
i.
At art walk, shuttles will be provided from 6 to 10:30 with a designated drop-off
and pick-up area.
ii.
Kelsey spoke with Carla about how much money we’ve saved with going tray less
– over $100/day
C. Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Greta Brown
i.
Her committee is working on forming discussion groups.
D. Vice-President of Finance, Evan
i.
E.
Campbell
Went over the budget and it’s larger than what we thought.
Vice-President of Communications, Danielle Gamby
i.
Kinjal Majumder moves to approve the minutes; Chad Bowers seconds.
**motion passes**
ii.
Thanks to everyone that came to and helped out with the Student Involvement
Awards.
F.
iii.
We’re working on PR for shuttles for the art walk and a possible book exchange.
iv.
Chad is helping us come up with a design for orientation shirts – twitter themed.
Vice-President of Technology, Matej Baran
i.
G.
No report.
Vice-President of Diversity, Lisa Lee
i.
Next semester there will be 3 breakfasts held for all organizational leaders.
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ii.
H.
On May 2nd there is a ball at 5:30 held by the NAACP.
Senior Class President, Amy Russell
i.
I.
Senior stuff is ready.
Advisor, Matt Battaglia
i.
Thanks to everyone that helped out at Discover Drury Day and Student
Involvement Awards.
ii.
We need to form an internal committee to have people help out Lisa – Casey
Merhoff, Will Hudson, and Erin Morris.
IV.
iii.
ISA is withdrawing their request for money.
iv.
Jenessa resigned so welcome our newest member, Anish Chakrabarti.
Special Orders
A. RLA, Aaron Witzke
i.
V.
Ask for money to redo Wallace and Smith halls, $22,600 maximum.
Old Business
A. None
VI.
New Business
A. Allocations
i.
Addie Evans moves to allocate $2345 to Alpha Psi Omega, Chad Bowers
seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
ii.
Mallory Newcomb moves to allocate $35639 to DUTV/KDRU, Chad
Bowers seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
iii.
Jacob Cordonnier moves to allocate $ 95770 to SUB, Kinjal Majumder
seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
b. Evan will include a recommendation letter to SUB requesting more PR
for events they hold.
iv.
Dwight Bizzell moves to allocate $36928 to the Mirror, Kinjal seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
B. Recreational Court
i.
Matt Battaglia proposes converting half of the tennis courts into a multiuse recreational area.
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ii.
Discussion
C. Committee Appointments
i.
President’s Council on Sustainability – need 2 SGA reps and 2 student reps.
a.
Matt Battaglia moves to open nominations.
b. Nominations: Danielle McCallum, Ho Dang, Evan Campbell, Sarah
McBride, Joe Rogers, Chris Hunter, Brianne Schuchmann, Steve Rocchio
c.
ii.
Appointed: Joe Rogers, Evan Campbell, Danielle Gamby, and Ho Dang
Faculty Awards Committee – 4 students
a.
Matt Battaglia moves to open nominations.
b. Nominations: Kaitlin McConnell, Lisa Lee, Meagan Harmon, Danielle
Gamby
D. FSC Down Under Renovation
i.
Create a committee that can help with renovation over the summer.
a.
Chelsea Frazee, Anya Fernander, Mallory Newcomb, Jacob Cordonnier,
Shane Algiere, Andrew Wheeler, Anish Chakrabarti, Nic Zweifel, Zebulon
Smith.
ii.
Kinjal Majumder moves to allocate up to $10000 to the renovation, Chad
Bowers seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes*
E. USA Today Collegiate Readership Program
i.
Kinjal Majumder moves to allocate $25000 to USA Today Collegiate
Readership Program with a 60/40 distribution, Chad Bowers seconds.
**motion passes**
F. Recreational Court
i.
Yacine Chettouh moves to allocate $15500 to create a multi-use area on
half of the tennis courts, Kinjal Majumder seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
G. Smith and Wallace Renovation
i.
Mallory Newcomb moves to allocate $22000 to renovation, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a.
Discussion
b. Yacine Chettouh moves to amend the slated amount to a lower amount,
Blake Bodendorfer seconds.
i.
Discussion
**motion fails**
c.
Mallory Newcomb friendly amends the amount to $22600.
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d. Discussion
**motion passes**
H. Graduation Regalia
i.
SIFE asks to wear medallions at graduation.
a.
Addie Evans makes a motion to allow SIFE to wear the medallions, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
i.
Discussion
**motion fails**
VII. Chad Bowers moves to adjourn, Kinjal Majumder seconds.
**motion passes**
***meeting adjourned at 10:12 pm ***
General Assembly Minutes 2009, April 30
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
April 2, 2009 8:45 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent: Greta Brown, Cody Carr, William Hudson, Mallory Noelke
III.
EC Reports
A. President, Nic Zweifel
i.
Be aware of the attendance policy; all meetings are mandatory and after 3
absences, you will be reviewed by EC for grounds of dismissal.
B.
Vice President of Student Affairs, Chelsea Frazee
i.
Introduction and explanation of Student Affairs Committee.
C. Vice President of Academic Affairs, Greta Brown
i.
Nic spoke on her behalf and explained the Academic Affairs Committee.
D. Vice President of Finance, Evan Campbell
i.
Introduction and explanation of Finance Committee.
E. Vice President of Communications, Danielle Gamby
i.
Introduction and explanation of PR Committee.
ii. Collected information for new roster.
F. Vice President of Technology, Matej Baran
i.
Introduction and explanation of Technology Committee.
G. Vice President of Diversity, Lisa Lee
i.
Introduction and explanation of some goals for the upcoming term.
H. Advisor, Matt Battaglia
i.
IV.
Introduction and welcome.
Special Orders
A. Logan Hoffman, Sigma Pi – organizing Drury Olympics
i.
This will help raise money for the Boys and Girls Club and also bring
organizations at Drury together.
V.
Old Business
A. None.
VI. New Business
A.
Pref Committees
i. Explanation of who is in charge of each committee and that we have them every
other Thursday, when there is no GA.
B. Set a new date and time for committee meeting next week.
i.
Wednesday, April 8 at 8:00pm.
a. Chad moves to approve the new time, Blake seconds.
***Motion passes***
C. We will be assigning mentors to each of the new members.
VI. Kinjal moves to adjourn; Blake seconds.
***Motion passes***
***Meeting adjourned at 9:21pm***
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
February 26th, 2009 8:30 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent:
III.
EC Reports
A. President, Javier Detrinidad
i.
Next week Committee meeting, last meeting d iner
ii.
Week after spring break is the last GA
B. Vice President, Chelsea Frazee
-Member of the bi-week is Matej Baran
- + his Birthday
i.
Committee Reports
a.
Actions, Temi Orenuga
-Artwalk shuttle starting next friday
- bus schedule, 7:30 -8:30 9:30-10:30
b. Functions, Chad Bowers
-Election coming up
- Flyers, PowerPoint, Email
c.
Budgeting, Laura Lovinger
- Working on the final project of the year
C. Secretary, Malorie Cashel
i.
Laura moves to approve the minutes; Chad seconds
***Motion passes***
D. Treasurer, James Case
i.
Absent
E. Technology Coordinator, Matej Baran
i. Nothing
G. Advisor, Matt Battaglia
a. Nothing
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IV.
Special Orders
A. There are more newspapers on campus
B. Chad moves to the move the newspaper stand from the arch. Building to the
communication building, Andy seconds
i.
Motion passes
V. Old Business
VI. New Business
A. SGA Relay for Life Team? Anyone interested?
a.
Somewhat interested, it is April 24th, Friday
B. Summit Park needs SGA representatives to judge
a.
Cody, Malorie, Kinjal, and Amy this coming Tuesday 4:45-6:30
C. Matt Miller proposed four flat panel TV’s and mounts, cardio bikes, window
tinting, and repainting is about $15,000 in renovations
a. There is a possibility that we may need some money to update the Down
Under
b. We need to meet the immediate needs
c. Decided to talk to Matt again and invite him back to the next GA
Come with questions
D. Introduction of the new Constitution/ideas
a. Bylaws will be introduced next week
b. Nic moves to propose the new amended constitution to the Student Body
Monday March 2nd, Chad seconds
i. Nic discusses some of the revisions and where they put legalities,
either in the bylaws or the actual constitution
ii. Everyone has been putting in a lot of time into presenting this
and working on it. Very good job
iii. Motions Passes
VII. Chad moves to adjourn; Kinjal seconds
***Motion passes***
***Meeting adjourned at 9:23 pm***
General Assembly Minutes 0809 –February 26
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
February 12th, 2009 7:00 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent: Jesse Lawrence
III.
EC Reports
A. President, Javier Detrinidad
i.
Welcome! Way to go on representing SGA at the Homecoming events
ii. SGA will be sponsoring/giving away two flat screen TV during the boys and
girls Homecoming game; also a possibly of $250-$500 cash prize to the
most supportive/spirited group.
iii. Spelling Bee next week (18th) need a team- Temi, Amy, and Laura.
iv. Nic, Chelsea, and Danielle are working on a document proposal that they
will be presenting during committee meetings the formation of the new
constitution.
v.
Be prepared for the upcoming President and Vice President elections.
B. Vice President, Chelsea Frazee
i.
Committee Reports
a.
Actions, Temi Orenuga
-Redoing the Downunder
-Receiving funds to replace the furniture
b. Functions, Chad Bowers
-Finished the Composites
c.
Budgeting, Laura Lovinger
-Reading of the Slates
C. Secretary, Malorie Cashel
D. Treasurer, James Case
i.
Allocations
E. Technology Coordinator, Matej Baran
i.
None
F. Senior Class President, Amy Russell
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i.
None
G. Advisor, Matt Battaglia
IV.
Special Orders
A. Erin discussed the idea of a scholarship for students as undergraduate
V.
Old Business
A.
VI.
None
New Business
A. Allocations
a. Tyler moves to allocate KDRU the amount of $1,850 Chad seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
b. Addie moves to allocate the slated amount of $1,400 to ACS, Andy seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes; Kinjal abstains
c. Andy moves to allocate the slated amount of $2,030 to Bacchus, Rocchio
seconds
-Discussion
-Motion passes
d. Steve Rocchio moves to allocate the slated amount of $651.60 to DC
Networks, Chad seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
e. Tom moves to allocate the slated amount of $294.70 to Delta Mu Delta, Chad
seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
f. Evan moves to allocate the amount of $1,139 to Drury Cinema Club, Rocchio
seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
g. Rocchio moves to allocate the slated amount of $600 to the Drury
International Affairs Council, Chad seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes; Rocchio abstains
h. Mallory moves to allocate the amount of $1,249 to International Student
Life, Tom seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
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i. Addie moves to allocate the slated amount of $200 to LOGOS, Blake seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
j. Evan moves to allocate the amount of $1135 to Outdoor Club, Blake seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
k. Tyler moves to allocate the slated amount of $412.25 to Phi Alpha Theta,
Tom seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
l. Andy moves to allocate the slated amount of $3,903 to VisCom!, Rocchio
seconds
-Discussion
-Motion Passes
B. Janessa moves to have Nic read the Sustainability Fee Legislation, Chad seconds
i. Nic read the legislation
ii. Discussion
iii. Legislation Passes
C. Yacine moves to allocate $916 for a shuttle service downtown, Chad seconds
a.
For Artwalks, the first one is going to be a trial run.
b. Discussion
c.
Motion passes
D. Nic moves to allocate $5,ooo to the Collegiate Readership Program, Kinjal seconds
a.
Discussion
b. There has been a problem with the company complying with the verbal
agreement of keeping enough newspapers available for the students.
c.
VII.
Motion Passes
Tom moves to adjourn; Andy seconds
***Motion passes***
***Meeting adjourned at 8:36 pm***
General Assembly Minutes 0809 – Feb. 12
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
September 17, 2009 8:10 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent: Andrew Wheeler
III.
EC Reports
A. President, Nic Zweifel
i.
Welcome our newest member, Mackenzie Love.
ii.
Notice that there were some important emails that went out - free
H1N1 vaccinations and the OTC A+ program.
iii.
Training classes at the gym will begin soon, advertisement should
start soon.
iv.
We now have 3 vacancies on SGA – 1 CGCS, 1 Senior, and 1
Sophomore (who will automatically go on the technology
committee), so if anyone is interested, let Nic know.
v.
We received 9 applications for the Freshman Internship Program.
vi.
Down Under Update
a. Power breakers and jacks installed.
B. Vice President of Student Affairs, Chelsea Frazee
i.
Reminder that questions for the fall survey are due by Friday,
September 25th.
ii.
SAC meeting
a.
Talked about bookstore policies such as pricing, checking
people out, ISBN #s being available to students, and carrying
fair trade products.
C. Vice President of Academic Affairs, Greta Brown
i.
AAC meeting
a.
Scheduling dates for faculty committee and students from other
academic departments to meet.
b. This week the letters to faculty will be finished and sent out.
D. Vice President of Communications, Danielle Gamby
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i. Kinjal Majumder moves to approve the minutes, Cody Carr seconds.
**motion passes**
ii.
President’s Council on Sustainability
a. Created sub-committees.
b. Bike week is September 28-October 2: we’re working with Think
Green on having a day to close down Drury land to cars.
c. Working on making a bike path somewhere around Drury that’s
convenient for students.
iii. Jake Carnevale is working on a design for the promotional cups.
iv. We are passing on Hanging of the Greens and First Friday Art Walk to SUB –
Nic and I are meeting with the President of Sub, Keely to discuss this.
E. Vice President of Finance, Evan Campbell
i.
There is about $80,258.38 left in the budget; allocations are tonight.
F. Vice President of Technology, Matej Baran
i.
Finishing up the campaign for the computers.
G. Vice President of Diversity, Lisa Lee
i.
Meeting with L.A. on Monday at 1:00
H. Advisor, Aaron Witzke
i.
No report.
IV. Special Orders
A. None
V. Old Business
A. None
VI.
New Business
A. Reading of the slates. There are 13 groups.
i. Mallory Newcomb moves to allocate $4991.57 to Drury Dance Team (Panther
Poms), Kinjal Majumder seconds
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
ii. Dwight Bizzell moves to allocate $635 to DC Networks, Kinjal Majumder
seconds
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
iii. Chris Kaempfe moves to allocate $3750 to the Behavioral Science Club,
Kinjal Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
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iv. Dwight Bizzell moves to allocate $5332.12 to Drury Ultimate Frisbee, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
v. Addie Evans moves to allocate $16514.85 to ISA, Kinjal Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
vi. Dwight Bizzell moves to allocate $1948.28 to Authentic Ministries, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
vii. Addie Evans moves to allocate $247500 to VisCom, Kinjal Majumder
seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
viii. Jacob Cordonnier moves to allocate $1360 to Think Green, Greta Brown
seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
ix. Mallory Newcomb moves to allocate $2750 to Mu Theta, Kinjal Majumder
seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
x. Jacob Cordonnier moves to allocate $235 to Habitat for Humanity, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
xi. Addie Evans moves to allocate $675 to Democracy Matters pending their
approval of being a student group, Kinjal Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
xii. Mallory Newcomb moves to allocate $1188.48 to Alpha Psi Omega, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
xiii. Chris Kaempfe moves to allocate $1255 to Amnesty International, Kinjal
Majumder seconds.
a. Discussion
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i. Kinjal moves to amend the slated amount to $1130, Mallory
Newcomb seconds.
a. Discussion
**motion passes**
b. Discussion on amended motion.
**motion passes**
VII. Kinjal Majumder moves to adjourn; Addie Evans seconds
***Motion passes***
***Meeting adjourned at 8:56pm***
General Assembly Minutes 2009 September 17
Student Government General Assembly Minutes
September 3, 2009 8:00 p.m.
Hoblit Suite
I.
Call to Order
II.
Role Call
Absent: Megan Harmon, Erin Morris, Tyler Herrin
III.
Executive Committee Reports
A. President, Nic Zweifel
i.
ii.
iii.
We have received many freshman applications for the internship program.
Retreat went well and we accomplished a lot.
We will vote on a Code of Ethics but it will not be implemented until next term.
B. Vice-President of Student Affairs, Chelsea Frazee
i.
We will need to allocate money for art walk shuttles.
ii.
We met earlier today with the faculty committee for student affairs.
C. Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Greta Brown
i.
Met with Cindy and the academic affairs committee. They are currently working
on the mentor/peer advising and will begin the selection process soon.
D. Vice-President of Finance, Evan
i.
Campbell
Update on money: about $372000 brought in from student fees. Next meeting we will
have more solid numbers on what we have spent and what’s left.
ii. Slating is September 14th at 7:00.
E.
Vice-President of Communications, Danielle Gamby
i.
ii.
Working on making a sign to put out to advertise for art walk shuttle.
Creating promotional cups to advertise SGA and hand out during SAW week.
iii.
Made “blue sheets” to fill out for advertising information.
iv.
Working on social media – with the Mirror, facebook, twitter.
v.
At the sustainability meeting, I told Wendy the recommendations and
improvements we discussed at the retreat.
F.
Vice-President of Technology, Matej Baran
i.
G.
Met with Gary Swadley – working on MyDrury website.
Vice-President of Diversity, Lisa Lee
i.
Read the definition of inclusion.
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ii.
Met with the Presidential Council on Inclusion – working on having a
faculty/staff mentor program for incoming students.
H.
iii.
Getting ready to decorate the diversity center.
iv.
Will meet with President Parnell next week to discuss international alpha.
v.
Want to make flyers to promote awareness and clarity about the council.
vi.
Might change the title of her position to VP of Inclusion.
Advisor, Aaron Witzke
i.
IV.
Working on the transition for becoming our advisor.
Special Orders
A. Transfer Alpha
i.
Discussion.
B. Nic presents Code of Ethics
i.
Discussion.
ii.
Kinjal moves to adopt the Code of Ethics. Blake seconds.
**motion passes**
C. Nominate a senator to be on the President’s Council on Sustainability
i.
Matej Baran is nominated. Kinjal Majmunder seconds.
**motion passes**
V.
Old Business
A. None
VI.
New Business
A. Allocations
i.
Zebulon Smith moves to allocate $1530 to Art Walk trolley, Blake
Bodendorfer seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
ii.
Andrew Wheeler moves to allocate $45500 to Matt Miller for Weiser Gym
Renovation, Kinjal Majmunder seconds.
a.
Discussion
**motion fails**
b. Nic makes a point of information.
c.
Chad Bowers moves to ammend the allocation to $15000, Kinjal
Majmunder seconds.
i.
discussion
**motion fails**
d. Yacine Chettouh moves to ammend the allocation to $30000, Chad
Bowers seconds.
i.
discussion
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**motion passes**
iii.
Anya moves to allocate $1000 to FSC downunder renovation, Kinjal
Majmunder seconds
a.
Discussion
**motion passes**
VII. Chad Bowers moves to adjourn, Kinjal Majumder seconds.
**motion passes**
***meeting adjourned at 9:15 pm ***
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