Student Activities Committee

Meeting Minutes

May 5, 2005

 

Present: Brent Carter (Faculty member, Chair), Tom Morley (Faculty member), Danielle McDonald (Student Affairs representative, Secretary), Jude Leblanc (Faculty member), Orit Sklar (Student Government Rep), Linda Cabot (Executive Board Liaison)

 

Guests: Andy DeMaio (TAPPI/PIMA), Kattie Satterfield (Alpha Delta Chi), Lindsey Ewing (Alpha Delta Chi), David Andersen (SGA)

 

Absent: Collin Potts (Faculty member), Nancy Simons (Faculty Member), Priyanka Phatgi (Student member), Rigan Patel (Student member)

 

I.       Approval of minutes from February 24, 2004

 

Jude moved and Tom seconded the motion to approve the minutes

Unanimously approved

 

II.    Old Business

 

A.     Charters for consideration

 

Kendo Club – tabled due to lack of representative

 

Optical Society of America – tabled due to lack of representative

 

Wreck Racing Club – tabled due to lack of representative

 

III. New Business

 

A.     Charters for Approval

 

Biomedical Engineering Society – tabled due to lack of representative

 

Engineering Students Without Borders –

Tom moved and Jude seconded the motion to approve the charter

Unanimously approved

 

Fellowship of Faith – withdrawn, chartered previously

 

Graduate Student TAPPI/PIMA

Discussion: Article IV Section III. – Add runoff procedures

Jude moved and Tom seconded the motion to approve the charter with the mentioned revisions

Unanimously approved

 

Natural Path Meditation Club – tabled due to lack of representative

 

Physical Fitness Club – tabled due to lack of representative

 

The Sophomore Committee – removed from agenda due to organization dissolve

 

Traditional Tae Kwon Do Club –

 

Tom motioned and Jude seconded the motion to approve the charter

Unanimously approved

 

The Way Campus Fellowship – tabled due to lack of representative

 

Alpha Delta Chi

 

Jude moved and Tom seconded the motion to approve the charter

Unanimously approved

 

B.     2005-2006 Student Activity Fee Budget

Discussion: David Andersen explained this year’s budget is based on the assumption of getting a $15 increase.  Tier III received 50% more of request than last year.  Created new policies: limited to 6 games, restored travel and publicity, capped travel at $1,000 per travel, limited to 2 social events, the House and Senate are deciding whether to fund exclusive organizations or not (Honor societies and Greeks).  The CRC received 40% of the increased amount requested ($10 per student went to CRC), Student Center received 25% of the increased amount requested ($4.55 per student went to Student Center), $1.5 per student went to Tier II.

 

Tom moved and Orit seconded the motion to approve

Unanimously approved