Student Activities Committee Minutes

September 22, 2006

 

 

Members Present: Nancy Simons (Faculty Member), Tom Morley (Faculty Member), Danielle McDonald (Student Affairs representative, Secretary), Brent Carter (Faculty member, Chair), Mary-Frances Panettiere (Faculty Member), SGA representatives Thomas Earnest, Doug Gladden, Adam Brancato

 

Members Absent: Robert Wood (Executive Board Liaison), Rob Butera (Faculty member

Call Meeting to Order

 

I. Election and Appointment of 2006-2007 Chair and Secretary Positions

Tom nominated and Mary-Frances seconded the nomination of Brent Carter for chair. He accepted the nomination

Unanimously approved

 

Brent Carter appointed Danielle McDonald to the Secretary position.

 

II. Approval of minutes of the July 6, 2006 and July 18, 2006 meetings

Tom moved and Doug seconded the motion to approve the July 6 minutes

Unanimously approved

 

 

Doug moved and Adam seconded the motion to approve the July 18 minutes

Unanimously approved

 

 

II. Old Business

Promoting Orthotics and Prosthetics

Discussion: simple clarifications

 

Nancy moved and Tom seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

III. New Business

 

A. Charters for considerations

Club Math

Discussion: Tabled due to lack of representative

 

Operation SDA

Discussion: clarified name, took out membership pledge, added financial responsibilities, clarified officer and advisor selection process, added advisor removal

 

Mary-Frances moved and Nancy seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

BopSop

Discussion: clarification of committee selection process, and parliamentary procedures

 

Tom moved and Thomas seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

DEMISE

Discussion: clarifications throughout

 

Adam moved and Mary-Frances seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

Lebanese Club

Discussion: simple clarifications

 

Thomas moved and Mary-Frances seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

Origami Club

Discussion: clarified officer elections and replacement procedures

Tom moved and Thomas seconded the motion to approve the charter with stipulated changes

 

Unanimously approved

 

 

B. Constitutional Amendments

Graduate Student Senate Constitution

Discussion: clarified that Board of Regents sets the Student Activity Fee

 

Graduate Student Senate By-Laws

Discussion: clarified positions

 

Thomas moved and Nancy seconded the motion to approve the amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Graduate Student Senate.