AGS COUNCIL MINUTES
Tuesday, June 06, 2017

 

AGS Council Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

 

I. Call to order
Meeting called to order at 5:42pm by Michelle Chan

            Quorum is established with 20 members of 16-17 Council, 4 proxies (22 votes total, 17 needed)

 

II.        Approve Agenda (1 minute)
Motion to approve agenda by Olivia

            Seconded by Aaron

            No objections, motion passes

 

III.       Approve minutes from previous meeting (1 minute)
Motion to approve agenda by Sarah Nainar

            Seconded by Aaron

            No objections, motion passes

 

IV.       Orientation – Voting on Legislation (10 minutes)

- Resolutions brought by Council members themselves or on behalf of a constituent

- Discussion or voting according to Robert’s Rules

- Resolutions can be amended before voting

- Please ask Michelle for further presentation information.

 

V.        Bill 17-16 To approve provisional 2017-18 budget (10 minutes)

- Provisional budget, same shown last meeting

- Can be changed by New Council, but this is to move forward with programming

- No objections, Bill 17-16 passes unanimously (22-0-0)

 

VI.       Executive and Committee Reports

a.     President (3)

a.     Policy Symposium coming up June 10, tell your friends and come attend!

b.     Student Health and Wellness update: admin are working on funding and donor options, and ASUCI/AGS committee can help with feedback on further efforts. There is room for one member on this committee from AGS, please let Michelle know if you’d like to join.

 

            b. Internal Divison (2)

- Student Affairs website: anything to improve content and usability? Let Connor know

 

            c. External Division (2)

            - UCSA will be reaching out to students to fill committee positions, keep a look out

            - Becky: working on a task force to help with City of Irvine and housing issues. If you’d like to help or contribute, contact Becky

 

            d. Finance Division (2)

            - General heads up: If you need reimbursements, do them ASAP! June 15th is the deadline, and it would be hard to get money back afterward

            - Execs: For Pub Food reimbursements, give copy to Pub and save original for Front Desk

 

            e. Social Division (2)

            - Shantell is riding her bike across the world! No further social events for the year

            - One World Concert was last Friday, great entertainment and food

 

            f. Admin Division (2)

            - Summer meetings will be scheduled and you will be notified

            - Summer Council Retreat and Orientation will be at Sender One to go rock climbing, stay tuned for the dates

 

VII. VP Elections (70 minutes)         

Vote count for elections: 22 Council new members

 

a.     VP Internal

a.     Declared candidates: Connor Strobel

b.     Nominations open: None others

c.     Statement and Q & A sessions

d.     Move to suspend discussion and move to ballot by Haraya

                                               i.     Second by Alex Stern

                                             ii.     Motion fails, not a 2/3 majority, 10-9-3

e.     Closed door discussion

f.      Election vote, Connor Strobel is elected 22-0

 

b.     VP Admin

a.     Declared candidates: Kate Forrest

b.     Nominations open: None others

c.     Statements and Q & A sessions

d.     Motion to extend time 5 minutes by Harya

1.     Second by Kasra

2.     Any objections? Yes by Alex Eldridge

3.     Motion passes 11-6-3

e.     Closed door discussion

f.      Election vote, Kate Forrest is elected 22-0

 

c.     VP Finance

a.     Declared candidates: None

b.     Nominations open: Martin Jacinto (accepted)

c.     Statements and Q & A sessions

d.     Motion to extend time 5 minutes by Harya, second by Becky, no objections so motion passes

e.     Closed door discussion

f.      Election vote, Martin Jacinto is elected 17-5

 

d.     VP External

a.     Declared candidates: Richard Prince; Becky Grady; Katia Polster

b.     Nominations open: None others

c.     Statements and Q & A sessions

                                               i.     Motion to extend time 5 minutes for Richard’s Q & A by Harya, second by Grady, no objections so motion passes

                                             ii.     Motion to extend time 5 minutes for Becky’s Q & A by Valerie, second by Kasra, no objections so motion passes

                                            iii.     Motion to extend time 5 more minutes for Becky’s Q & A by Richard, second by Koko, no objections so motion passes

                                            iv.     Motion to extend elections time by 17 minutes by Richard, second by Will, no objections so motion passes

                                             v.     Motion to extend time 5 more minutes for Katia’s Q & A by Kasra, second by Jared, motion passes 19-0-4

d.     Closed door discussion

e.     Election vote, Becky Grady is elected 15-6-1-0

 

e.     VP Social

a.     Declared candidates: None

b.     Nominations open: None

c.     This election will be postponed.

 

 

VIII. New Business

·      None

 

IX. Zots

Olivia to Alex Stern, Van, Ken for One World Concert help

Time Allotted: 120 minutes

Meeting adjourned at 7:05 by AGS President Michelle Chan

Moved by Richard, seconded by Becky. No objections, motion pass