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Senate Meeting Minutes: July 27, 2009

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • University Park

MEETING MINUTES

July 27, 2009

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

II. Roll Call

a. Katrina Fumagali

b. Cristina Loreto

c. Altanese Phenelus

d. Gabriel Medina

e. Helena Ramirez

f. Stephanie Jimenez

g. Marcos Oyola

h. Prerna Sood (Tardy)

i. Angeline Gonzalez

j. Erica Lovett

k. Haidar Hachem

l. Loren Fraute (Tardy)

m. Alexis Hamilton Fulks

n. Vignesh Doraiswamy (Excused Tardy)

o. Janice Rubio (Tardy)

p. Ernesto Rubi

q. Daniel Ybanez (Excused Tardy)

r. Maribel Chaluja

s. Alex Lastra

t. Christina Mellon (Excused Tardy)

u. Alexander Alonso

III. Approval of Minutes (Passes)

IV. Senate Speaker Report

a. Resignation of Stephen Hernandez the Nursing & Health Sciences Senator

b. Happy Birthday, Mr. President

c. Sign up for classes; started today

V. Chief Justice Report

a. Unanimous consent hand out

b. New justice to be confirmed

VI. Executive Report

a. 22 SGA members approved from MC for the elective internship class

b. Gala on February 6 to fundraise for scholarships

c. Maidique ceremony on Monday, August 3 at 3:30pm; RSVP via email (Rionda)

VII. Senator Reports

a. Meet with the Dean event on October 20 from 1-3pm; in a TBA place (Loreto)

b. Meeting with Assistant Dean Kerry tomorrow with Angela (Oyola)

c. Emailed Dean Acosta (Rubi)

d. Met with Dean; emailing back and forth; excited to work with each other (Fumagali)

e. August 20 at 6pm in Stadium: Forum with Athletics from a Grad Student; target Alumni to go to Athletic events; preview of Stadium (Fraute)

f. Hasn’t been able to meet with Deans (Hamilton Fulks)

VIII. New Business

a. Approval of Justice (Robert Yengibaryan)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Yay

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

v. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Angeline Gonzalez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Haidar Hachem – Yay

x. Gabriel Medina -Yay

xi. Alex Alonso – Yay

xii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiii. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xiv. Christina Mellon – Yay

xv. Helena Ramirez – Yay

xvi. Erica Lovett -Yay

xvii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xviii. Ernesto Rubi – Yay

Passes 18-0-0

Move to add B under New Business as “In Support of Beta Alpha Psi” (Phenelus) [Passes]

b. In Support of Beta Alpha Psi

i. Move to commit to Finance Committee (Phenelus) [Passes]

IX. Announcements

a. Rebirthday cake from Savannah (Figueiredo)

b. Polos in two weeks (Fraute)

c. Priority registration started today; please send Info Sheets to Melissa (Sabatier)

X. Adjournment at 5:04pm

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Senate Meeting Minutes: July 13, 2009

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • University Park

MEETING MINUTES

July 13, 2009

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:01pm

II. Roll Call

a. Altanese Phenelus

b. Stephanie Jimenez

c. Cristina Loreto

d. Katrina Fumagali

e. Marcos Oyola

f. Janice Rubio

g. Daniel Ybanez

h. Alex Lastra

i. Angela Parra

j. Haidar Hachem

k. Gabriel Medina

l. Alex Alonso

m. Loren Fraute

n. Alexis Fulks

o. Christina Mellon

p. Helena Ramirez

q. Erica Lovett

r. Maribel Chaluja

s. Ernesto Rubi

III. Approval of Minutes (Passes)

a. Motion to approve modification of Section VI, Article A from Wed. July 1 to Thurs. July 2 (Passes)

IV. Senate Speaker Report

a. BBC meeting on Wednesday is MANDATORY

b. Special Meeting on Monday July 20 [Robert’s Rules of Order Workshop]

c. Meet with committees

d. Monday meetings to be held in GC 1235

V. Chief Justice Report

a. Robert’s Rules of Order Workshop next Monday

b. Book available at Barnes & Nobles

c. Online version of Robert’s Rules (Alonso)

VI. Executive Report

a. Internship Program

i. Juniors & Seniors

b. Wednesday’s meeting is Mandatory

c. Legit excuses must be emailed

d. Students for Students Gala during Spring

i. Please ask for donations for the Silent Auction

Motion to move into New Business (Passes)

VII. New Business

a. Approval of Deputy Comptroller (Maria de La Rosa)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Abstain

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

v. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Angela Parra – Yay

x. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xi. Gabriel Medina – Abstain

xii. Alex Alonso – Yay

xiii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon – Yay

xvi. Helena Ramirez – Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xix. Ernesto Rubi – Abstain

Passes 16-0-3

b.

1. Approval of Justice (Juan Carlos Robaina)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Abstain

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Abstain

v. Marcos Oyola – Abstain

vi. Janice Rubio – Abstain

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Abstain

viii. Alex Lastra – Abstain

ix. Angela Parra – Abstain

x. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xi. Gabriel Medina – Yay

xii. Alex Alonso – Abstain

xiii. Loren Fraute – Abstain

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon -Abstain

xvi. Helena Ramirez -Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Abstain

xix. Ernesto Rubi -Yay

Fails 8-0-11

2. Approval of Justice (Robert Vicens)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Yay

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Abstain

v. Marcos Oyola – Abstain

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Angela Parra – Yay

x. Haidar Hachem – Abstain

xi. Gabriel Medina – Nay

xii. Alex Alonso – Nay

xiii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon -Abstain

xvi. Helena Ramirez -Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xix. Ernesto Rubi -Nay

Passes 12-3-4

3. Approval of Justice (Veronica Guerra)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Yay

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

v. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Angela Parra – Yay

x. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xi. Gabriel Medina – Abstain

xii. Alex Alonso – Yay

xiii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon -Yay

xvi. Helena Ramirez -Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xix. Ernesto Rubi –Yay

Passes 18-0-1

Motion to add Section C: Approval of Operational Review Chair (Passes)

c. Approval of Operational Review Chair (Altanese Phenelus)

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Yay

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

v. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Angela Parra – Yay

x. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xi. Gabriel Medina – Yay

xii. Alex Alonso – Yay

xiii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon -Yay

xvi. Helena Ramirez -Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xix. Ernesto Rubi -Yay

Passes Unanimously 19-0-0

Motion to add Section D: In Support of the FIU Cheerleading Program

Motion to edit Resolution-> Lowercase s, e, k and ‘s

d. In Support of the FIU Cheerleading Program

i. Altanese Phenelus – Yay

ii. Stephanie Jimenez – Yay

iii. Cristina Loreto – Yay

iv. Katrina Fumagali – Yay

v. Marcos Oyola – Yay

vi. Janice Rubio – Yay

vii. Daniel Ybanez – Yay

viii. Alex Lastra – Yay

ix. Angela Parra – Yay

x. Haidar Hachem – Yay

xi. Gabriel Medina – Yay

xii. Alex Alonso – Abstain

xiii. Loren Fraute – Yay

xiv. Alexis Fulks – Yay

xv. Christina Mellon -Yay

xvi. Helena Ramirez -Yay

xvii. Erica Lovett -Yay

xviii. Maribel Chaluja -Yay

xix. Ernesto Rubi –Yay

Passes 18-0-1

VIII. Senate Reports

a. Met with Dean Furton on July 2 (Phenelus & Loreto)

b. Doing Block schedule for mainly Science majors (Phenelus)

c. Create more online classes (Loreto)

d. Yet to meet with Dean (Oyola & Parra)

e. Meeting with Dean Shriner on July 21 at 10am (Fumagali)

f. Met with Dean Grossman on July 7 (Mellon)

g. Met with Assistant Dean Beesting on June 30 (Lastra)

h. Met with Lydia Tuttle & Charlie Andrews for Advising (Ybanez & Chaluja)

IX. Announcements

a. Meet with Helena, Jose & Myka (Ramirez)

b. Great job Senators (Figueiredo)

c. FIU Chat–à Advising (Ramirez)

d. Finance Committee Meeting tonight at 6pm (Oyola)

X. Adjournment at 5:11pm

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