Student Activities Committee Minutes

October 16, 2014, 11 a.m. – 12 noon
Pine Room

 

Members Present: Cathy Carpenter (Faculty, Chair), Kelly Cross (Student Affairs, Secretary), William Baer (Faculty), Bette Finn (Faculty), Christophe Ippolito (Faculty), Justin Eisenberg (UGR), Jennifer Abrams (UGR), Matthew Hill (GR), Lewis Wheaton (Faculty)

 

Non-members Present: Emily Russel (The Gold Standard Club), Anna Russell (The Gold Standard Club), Maxwell Hill (Young Americans for Liberty), Davis Allen (Great Conversations), Tom Wells (Epic Intentions), Nathan Adams (Young Americans for Liberty)

 

Members Absent:

 

Old Business

None

 

I.                   New Business

 

Constitution Reviews

 

The Gold Standard Club

Discussion:

Page 1 – Check for punctuation consistency throughout document; Article 3, D – reword to say Active members may have up to three unexcused absences per semester and clarify Active membership is renewed upon dues payment

Page 2 – Article 5, F – clarify to read that the president in consultation with the vice president …  

Page 3 – no changes

Page 4 – no changes

William Baer motioned to approve pending changes.

Justin Eisenberg seconded.

Unanimously approved.

 

Epic Intentions

Discussion:

Page 1 – Article 3, D – clarify application is an interest survey to indicate interests and skills; E – 1 – clarify during general academic term

Page 2 – Article 3, E, 2 – Clarify what group meetings are to clarify absence language; Article 4, Section 1 – state “good academic and judicial standing” in text rather than parentheses; Section 2, C – move up in order

Page 3 – SAC committee will share optional text for officer selection procedures so Epic Intentions can update language; Article 6, D – change “consecutive” to “following”, change “victor” to “appointed member” and change “election” to “selection”; add section E to clarify how other officer positions will be filled, Article 7, A – clarify to creation and oversight; B – add oversight

Page 4 – no changes

Kelly Cross motioned to table the vote pending an updated officer selections process.

Justin Eisenberg seconded.

Unanimously approved.

 

Young Americans for Liberty

Discussion:

Page 1 – no changes

Page 2 – Modify layout spacing through document; Article 2, D – strike “s” from “materials” and “raises”

Page 3 – Article 4, Section 1 – add statement regarding “good academic and judicial standing”

Page 4 – no changes

Page 5 – no changes

Justin Eisenberg motioned to approve pending changes.

Matthew Miller seconded.

Unanimously approved.

 

Great Conversations

Discussion:

Page 1 – Article 3, A – strike “any rank”; B – strike “or of student members”; D – strike the last sentence

Page 2 – Article 6, Section D – replace “Vice-President” with “Secretary General”

Page 3 – no changes

Page 4 – no changes

William Baer motioned to approve pending changes.

Jennifer Abrams seconded.

Unanimously approved.