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Senate Meeting Minutes: June 29, 2009

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • University Park

MEETING MINUTES

June 29, 2009

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:08pm

II. Roll Call

a. Altanese Phenelus (Excused Tardy)

b. Stephanie Jimenez (Excused Tardy)

c. Cristina Loreto

d. Katrina Fumagali

e. Marcos Oyola

f. Vignesh Doraiswamy

g. Janice Rubio

h. Daniel Ybanez

i. Alex Lastra

j. Daniela Gonzalez

k. Angela Parra

l. Haidar Hachem

m. Gabriel Medina

n. Alex Alonso (Tardy)

o. Loren Fraute (Tardy)

p. Alexis Fulks

q. Angeline Gonzalez

r. Erica Lovett

s. Maribel Chaluja

t. Stephen Hernandez

u. Christina Mellon (excused tardy)

III. Approval of Minutes (Passes unanimously)

a. Motion to remove Article A under New Business (Passes unanimously)

b. Motion to approve agenda (Passes unanimously)

IV. Senate Speaker Report

a. Short meeting today

b. After Adjournment, break up into committees

c. Committee Goals

V. Chief Justice Report

a. Read by Associate Justice Robayo: “The Chief Justice is out today because he is a board operator at WMCU 1080 AM and was called in to run a telethon at his radio station. The Final Three new Justices for the Supreme Court have been chosen and will be presented to the Senate in the next Senate meeting for a vote.

The Chief Justice, Associate Justice Luis Robayo, the President, Vice President, Speaker, and Speaker Pro Temp, will be meeting with Jose Toscano to tackle the lack of accountability in the current budget process next Wednesday at 4:00pm.

Now that the University Park Campus has been changed to Modesto Maidique Campus, the bylaws and Constitutions must reflect that. The Senate should change the by-laws; the Supreme Court will work on the Constitution.”

VI. Senate Reports

a. Dean Furton secretary called to reschedule to Wed. July 1 (Phenelus)

b. Met with Dean; Dean wants to make Engineering campus more like MM (Hachem)

c. Trying to meet with Associate Dean (Oyola & Parra)

d. Meeting with Dean Beesting tomorrow at 1pm (Lastra)

VII. Announcements

a. Stay here after meeting for instructions on what to do during committee meeting time (Toscano)

VIII. Adjournment at 4:19pm

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Senate Meeting Minutes: June 15, 2009

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • University Park

MEETING MINUTES

June 15, 2009

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:02pm

II. Roll Call

a. Altanese Phenelus

b. Stephanie Jimenez

c. Edward Proenza

d. Cristina Loreto

e. Katrina Fumagali

f. Marcos Oyola

g. Vignesh Doraiswamy

h. Janice Rubio

i. Daniel Ybanez

j. Alex Lastra

k. Daniela Gonzalez

l. Angela Parra

m. Haidar Hachem

n. Gabriel Medina

o. Alex Alonso

p. Loren Fraute

q. Alexis Fulks

r. Christina Mellon (excused tardy)

III. Approval of Minutes (Passes)

a. Motion to approve agenda (Passes)

IV. Senator Pro-Tempore Report

a. Schedule one-on-one meetings with Helena

b. Bring goals for committees

c. Committee chairs should start conducting meetings

V. Comptroller Report

a. New proposal for next year’s budget (Rionda)

b. New Assistant Comptroller to take care of Raven’s absence (Rionda)

VI. Chief Justice Report

a. Memo attached of last Senate’s meeting errors

b. Bylaws

VII. Executive Report

a. Start meeting with Myka for goals

b. Voice in tasteful manner

c. Modesto A. Maidique University Park Campus; renamed (Rionda)

d. 11 programs closed at Board of Trustees meeting on Friday (Rionda)

e. 4 programs saved (Rionda)

f. $20 million donation matched to College of Medicine (Rionda)

VIII. New Business

a. Approval of Justice (Luis Robayo)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Edward Proenza – Yay

iv. Cristina Loreto – Yay

v. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

vi. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vii. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yay

viii. Janice Rubio – Yay

ix. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

x. Alex Lastra – Yay

xi. Daniela Gonzalez – Yay

xii. Angela Parra – Yay

xiii. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xiv. Gabriel Medina – Yay

xv. Alex Alonso – Yay

xvi. Loren Fraute – Yay

xvii. Alexis Fulks – Yay

IX. Announcements

a. Senate Rules of Procedures (Doraiswamy)

b. CLAST Requirement til June; renamed to CLAS (Medina)

X. Adjournment at 4:20pm

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Senate Meeting Minutes: June 1, 2009

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • University Park

MEETING MINUTES

June 1, 2009

I.                   Welcome & Call to Order at 4:12pm

II.                Roll Call

A.    Altanese Phenelus

B.     Helena Ramirez

C.     Angela Parra

D.    Stephanie Jimenez

E.     Katrina Fumagali

F.      Taylor Prochnow

G.    Marcos Oyola

H.    Erica Lovett

I.       Vignesh Doraiswamy

J.       Janice Rubio (excused tardy)

K.    Daniel Ybanez

L.     Maribel Chaluja

M.   Alex Lastra

N.    Edward Proenza

O.    Daniela Gonzalez

P.      Stephen Hernandez

Q.    Christina Mellon (excused tardy)

R.     Gabriel Medina

S.      Alexander Alonso

T.      Alexis Hamilton

U.    Loren Fraute

III.             Approval of Minutes (Passes)

IV.             Senate Speaker Report

A.    Meetings one on one with senators that did not attend the retreat is very important

B.     This month all senators will begin to have one on one meetings

C.     Melissa Sabatier has the binders of those senators that did not attend retreat.

V.                Senate Reports

A.    Scheduled a meeting with Dean Furton June 26th (Phenelus)

B.     Scheduled a meeting with Dean Trevilino on June 3rd (Alonso)

VI.             New Business

A.    In Support of Religious Studies Resolution

i.      Pro 21- Con 0- Abstain 0

VII.          Chief Justice Report

A.    Announced no more secret ballot during voting, against Sunshine Law and it’s unconstitutional ; he is going to start editing constitution

VIII.       Executive Report

A.    Myka: urges everyone to email her their goals,

B.  Anthony: start setting up meetings with college deans, if having trouble ask Lilly to do it for you

IX.             Announcements

A. : Jose toscano: urges senators to also meet with him preferably after they meet with Helena and Myka.

B. Fiji Fraternity: Warped Tour at the Fiji House to Donate Platelets June 1-4 and  8-11 from 11:00 a.m-10:00 p.m

X.                Adjournment at 4:48pm

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