AGS COUNCIL MINUTES
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

 

AGS COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

 

I.               Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 5:42 by AGS President Tim Ma

 

II.              Approve Agenda (1) 

Motion to approve the agenda by Will

Seconded by Jeff

 

III.            Approve minutes from previous meeting (1)

Motion to approve the minutes from previous meeting by Ye

Seconded by Stephanie

 

    IV.       Executive Reports:

a.    President (5)

Napolitano meeting on tuition freeze

Need to pressure Vice Chancellor on mental health funds going to causes in need

Working on AGS website for update by orientation

Need International Committee Chair to join staff

Need Bagel Day Coordinator to join AGS staff

Need some more representatives to fill out Council [Arts (2), Biological Sciences (2), Social Sciences (1), Education (1)]

 

b.    VP Internal (3)

Attending committee meetings for strategic subgroups, especially grad student related issues

Lining up on initiatives for upcoming year

 

c.    VP Social (3)

Welcome Week planning with Social Committee, an activity each day between 9/18 and 9/27. Big party at Pub will be on Saturday

Sign up for AGS and AGS Social Committee Facebook pages!

 

d.    VP Finance (3)

Getting set up for the upcoming year

Travel grants in for the summer and awards going out

Projects and Travel grants again in the Fall

 

e.    VP Admin (3)

Getting all meetings set up for the upcoming year

Let me know if I spelled your name wrong anywhere

 

    V.         Confirm write-in Council candidates (3)

Motion to approve by Aaron

Seconded by Will

Motion passes 23-0-0.

 

    VI.          VP External Election (10)

Becky nominates Sifat

Sifat accepts nomination

Sifat is elected by majority vote.

 

    VII.       AGS swag (2)

New t-shirt design needed, submit your ideas! Email to Tim or Ryan and we will vote on the design at next meeting.

Free t-shirts and bottles, grab some!

 

    VIII.      Council Interest Form (6)

 Please fill out in person, or online for those not in attendance. Ryan will send out the link to fill out online.

 

    IX.        New Business (5)

John interested in issue of birth control allocations for students and uneven distribution. Interested in working on SHIAC.

Pub Advisory Board is chaired by Ryan, they will be working on an extension of the Pub contract in the coming year. If you’d like to help and join the Pub Advisory Board, contact Ryan or Zahra.

Parking, Housing, Student Center Referendum… if you’re curious with how to help with these, join Internal Committee

 

Move to adjourn the meeting by Alec

Second by Will

 

Meeting adjourned at  6:27 by AGS President Tim Ma