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Joint Senates Meeting Minutes: January 31, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

 

MEETING MINUTES

Joint Senate

January 31, 2011

I.                    Welcome & Call to Order at 5:35pm

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.       Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez

d.       Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.        Christina Marinos (Absent)

g.       Cristina Loreto (Absent)

h.       Daniel Gonzalez

i.         Daniela Gonzalez  (absent)

j.         Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.       Donovan Dawson

l.         Erika Edwards  (Ex. Tardy at 6:08pm)

m.     Hector Mujica

n.       Janice Rubio (Excused)

o.       Jesus Borrero

p.       Macarena Jimenez (Absent)

q.       Moses Aluicio (Excused)

r.        Patrick O’Keefe

s.       Ranshan Gomez   (Absent)

t.        William-Jose Velez

u.       TJ Liguori

v.       Rachel Emas

w.     Mohammed Aman

x.       Odette Barrientos

y.       Samir Patel

z.       Nicola Petival

aa.   Janet Reyes

bb.   Clement Giraneza

cc.   Jamie Baker

dd.   Brian Ortiz (Absent)

ee.   Fabio Pineda

ff.     Helena Ramirez

gg.   Alina Gonzalez

hh.   Octavio Mella

ii.       BBC

III.               Senate Speaker Report

a.       Approved draft of Cash Balance at UWide; 2/14 meeting at the Engineering Campus; considered to pieces of legislation today; wordpress.com has the minutes & legislation; vacant seat for the CBA (Velez)

b.       1/26 Ice cream Social; 2/16 Love Your Senator; filled new seats; working on Resolutions (BBC Speaker)

IV.              Speaker Pro-Tempore Report

a.       Meeting with VP for online students status (Mujica)

V.                 Executive Report

a.       Athletics campaign; 2/19 W Basketball at 4pm and Men’s at 7pm; 2/26 Men’s Basketball at 7pm; 4/15 Baseball; 4/16 Cross Country; 5/6 Softball at 6pm (Halpin)

b.       First Generation Scholarship Reception; $30,000 goal without state match; text 105306 to 73774; specifically assigned parking for Housing for an addition fee (Gonzalez)

Move to go into the Committee of the Whole [Mujica] (Passes)

VI.              Senate Reports

a.       2/8 event at the Engineering Campus (Reyes)

b.       Working with Donovan to get students to work with professors for research projects (Borrero)

c.       Hosted MYD à successful (Dawson)

d.       Working with dean; newly elected (BBC A&S Senator)

VII.            Unfinished Business

a.       Ad Hoc committee [O’Keefe]

b.       Next UWide is on 2/18 TBA

c.       Elections & Finance Code [Emas]

d.       Discussion on UWide Statutes

Move to end discussion as committee of a whole [Daniel Gonzalez] (Passes)

e.       Allocation of constituents and senate seats [Emas]

f.        Online status of students [Mujica]

g.       Revising Article II of the Constitution on the payment of officials [Emas}

VIII. Adjournment at 6:46pm

 

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Senate Meeting Minutes: January 31, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

MEETING MINUTES

January 31, 2011

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

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.      Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez   (Tardy at 4:02pm)

d.      Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.       Christina Marinos

g.       Cristina Loreto

h.      Daniel Gonzalez

i.        Daniela Gonzalez

j.        Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.      Donovan Dawson

l.        Erika Edwards  (Excused)

m.    Hector Mujica

n.      Janice Rubio (Excused)

o.      Jesus Borrero (Tardy at 4:16pm)

p.      Macarena Jimenez (tardy at 4:08pm)

q.      Moses Aluicio (Excused)

r.        Patrick O’Keefe

s.       Ranshan Gomez

t.        William-Jose Velez

u.      TJ Liguori

v.      Rachel Emas

w.     Mohammed Aman (Ex. Tardy at 4:45pm)

x.      Odette Barrientos

y.      Samir Patel

z.       Nicola Petival

aa.   Janet Reyes

bb.  Clement Giraneza

cc.   Jamie Baker

dd.  Brian Ortiz

ee.   Fabio Pineda

ff.    Helena Ramirez

gg.   Alina Gonzalez

hh.  Octavio Mella

ii.      Kevin Gonzalez

III.               Approval of Minutes

No meeting minutes since 1/24 meeting never ended

IV.              Senate Speaker Report

a.       Text in the blog

b.      UWide last Friday ; introduced potential bills

c.       Joint Senate meeting today at 5:30pm

d.      2/14 meeting will be held in the Engineering Campus

V.                 Speaker Pro-Tempore Report

a.       Meeting with VP for online students status

b.      Grievances

c.       Meeting for events and protocol

d.      Event on Friday in the College of Law

VI.              Comptroller Report

a.       Attended first UWide

b.      Meeting with Silvana

c.       Budget hearings start Friday

VII.            Finance Committee Report

a.       Appropriations

b.      Finished Finance Code

VIII.         Chief Justice Report

a.       2 grievances

IX.              Executive Report

a.       Hot ‘n Ready event was successful

b.      Went to FSA this weekend;  Helena is now Vice chair

Move to limit reports to 1 minute [Mujica] (Passes)

X.                 Senator Reports

a.       Met with Dean Furton; most College of Arts & Science senators are in the ORC (Cabral)

b.      Thanks to those that attended the MYD event (Dawson)

c.       Meeting with committee chairs in CBA; working with Dean for Commencement; CBA Exposed (Mujica)

d.      Engineering Expo on Feb 25 (Reyes)

e.       Met with Student Coordinator of the Honors College (Pineda)

f.       Almost done with Statutes Reform; working on a new project for room scheduling; working on restoration of Panther Pit seating (Velez)

g.       Met with Dean last week; Grad student complaints; MYD in March (Patel)

h.      Sending out survey; meeting with Student Leaders (Giraneza)

i.        Housing meeting; B HIVE event (Rodriguez)

j.        Thanks for the funding for the digital signing; 2/19 Annual Paintball tournament (Barrio)

k.      MYD went well; planning Field day (Petival)

l.        Field Day (Baker)

m.    Met with Grad School; Grad Appreciation Week is 3/28-4/1; meeting with Grad school on 2/2; interviews for dean (Emas)

n.      Met with Toscano and Hector; spoke to Alina to help her with her projects à Veterans’ Memorial (Daniela Gonzalez)

o.      Budget changes; working with Dean Robinson (O’Keefe)

p.      Recently elected dean (Barrientos)

XI.              Committee Reports

a.       Review ever legislation minus the SPC Constitution (RLJC)

b.      Most assignments have be completed (ORC)

c.       New Vice Chair is Carlos; grievances (IAC)

d.      Met last Monday at 3:15pm; SPC Constitution; working on getting legislation to where proviso said (SAC)

e.       Meeting next Monday; lots of applications approved; GSFC secretary left; applications have been slowed down; distribution scholarly forum on 3/28-3/29 at 9am (GSFC)

XII.            Unfinished Business

Loreto to the chair

a.       SR 1070 – To reform the Legislative Branch of the Student Government Council –Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Move to strike 3.04 H 6A [Emas] (Passes)

Move to introduce amendment [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to read by title [Mujica] (Fails)

Move to take out Pro-Tempore [O’Keefe]

Move to refer amendment to RLJC [Emas} (Passes)

Move to lay bill on the table [Velez] (Fails)

Move to strike 3.05 D v to delegation instead of senators [O’Keefe] (Fails)

Move to insert per Fall semester and per Spring semester in 3.05 D v [Velez] (Passes)

Move in 3.05 D iv to add “and Spring” [Patel] (Fails)

Move to end debate [Petival] (Passes)

Move to delete in 3.05 D iv  from “every semester….college/division” [O’Keefe] (Fails)

Move to go in SR 1175 [Mujica] (Passes)

b.      SR 1175 – In Opposition of Florida Senate Resolution 234

Move in stanza 6 to add “public” before elementary [Emas] (Passes)

Move to request unanimous consent to previous question [Borrero] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Brian Ortiz – Yes

v.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

vi.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vii.      Christina Marinos – Yes

viii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

ix.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

x.      Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

xi.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

xii.      Fabio Pineda – Yes

xiii.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xiv.      Jamie Baker – Yes

xv.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xvi.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xvii.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xviii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xix.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xx.      Odette Barrientos – Yes

xxi.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xxii.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxiii.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxiv.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxv.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxvi.      William Jose Velez – Yes

26*0*0 (Passes)

Move to adjourn [Mujica] (Passes)

XIII. Adjournment at 5:30pm

Senate Meeting Minutes: January 24, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

 

MEETING MINUTES

January 24, 2011

 

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

II.                 Roll Call

a.       Adam Do Amaral

b.      Alexander Barrio

c.       Amanda Jimenez   (Tardy at 4:05pm)

d.      Carlos Rodriguez

e.       Chris Cabral

f.       Christina Marinos (Tardy at 4:07pm)

g.       Cristina Loreto

h.      Daniel Gonzalez  (Excused)

i.        Daniela Gonzalez  (Absent)

j.        Dillon Arango (Absent)

k.      Donovan Dawson

l.        Erika Edwards

m.    Hector Mujica

n.      Janice Rubio (Tardy at 4:12pm)

o.      Jesus Borrero

p.      Kevin Gonzalez

q.      Macarena Jimenez (tardy at 4:05pm)

r.        Moses Aluicio (Absent)

s.       Patrick O’Keefe

t.        Ranshan Gomez

u.      William-Jose Velez

v.      TJ Liguori (Tardy at 4:04pm)

w.     Rachel Emas

x.      Mohammed Aman

y.      Odette Barrientos (Excused)

z.       Samir Patel

aa.   Nicola Petival (Tardy at 4:07pm)

bb.  Janet Reyes

cc.   Clement Giraneza

dd.  Jamie Baker

ee.   Brian Ortiz

ff.    Fabio Pineda

gg.   Helena Ramirez

hh.  Alina Gonzalez

ii.      Octavio Mella

III.               Approval of Minutes

Move to approve the January 10 and January 12 meeting minutes [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to confirmations [Cabral] (Passes)

Move into item d under New Business – Andrea Alhadari [Velez] (Fails)

IV.              New Business

a.       Graduate Student Funding Committee Chairperson Election – Rachel Emas

Move to have unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

vii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

viii.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

ix.      Erika Edwards – Yes

x.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xi.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xii.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiii.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiv.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xv.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xvi.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvii.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xviii.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xix.      Samir Patel – Yes

xx.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxi.      William Jose Velez – Yes

21*0*0 (Passes)

b.      Nomination of Andrea Alhadari for Elections Commissioner of the SGC-MMC

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –No

x.      Erika Edwards – No

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – No

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – No

20*4*0 (Passes)

c.       Nomination of Christopher Diaz for Student Lobbying Coordinator of the SGC-MMC Cabinet

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Fails)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

d.      Nomination of Viktor Nathan-ElSaieh for Student Health Coordinator of the SGC-MMC Cabinet

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Fails)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – No

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

23*1*0 (Passes)

Move to go into item a. Special Session to fill Vacant Seats [Loreto] (Fails)

Move to go into items b & c [Barrio] (Passes)

e.       Nomination of Mohamed Al-Darsani for Associate Justice of the SGC-MMC Supreme Court

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Loreto] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

f.       Nomination of Alexander Williams for Associate Justice of the SGC-MMC Supreme Court

Move to request unanimous consent to move to previous question [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i.      Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.      Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.      Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.      Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.      Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.      Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.      Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.      Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.      Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.      Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.      Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.      Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.      Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.      Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.      Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.      Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.      Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.      Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.      Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.      Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.      Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.      Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.      TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.      William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

Move to item a. [Loreto]

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – No

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – NO

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – No

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – No

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – No

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – No

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – No

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – No

xx.            Rachel Emas – No

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – No

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

14*10*0 (Passes)

 

g.       Special Session to fill Vacant Senate Seats

·         College of Nursing and Health Sciences – Jamie Baker

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

 

·         College of Business Administration – Brian Ortiz

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Abstain

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xxv.            Jamie Baker – Yes

24*0*1 (Passes)

Move to go into item f. Kevin Gonzalez [Barrio] (Passes)

Move to extend the meeting by 30 minutes [Mujica]

i.            Adam Do Amaral – No

ii.            Alexander Barrio – No

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – No

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – No

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – No

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – No

xiii.            Janice Rubio -No

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – No

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – No

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – No

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – No

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – No

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xxv.            Jamie Baker – Yes

xxvi.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

14*12*0 (Passes)

h.      Nomination of Kevin Gonzalez for Comptroller of the SGC-MMC

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii.            Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v.            Chris Cabral – Yes

vi.            Christina Marinos – Yes

vii.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

viii.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

ix.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

x.            Erika Edwards – Yes

xi.            Hector Mujica – Yes

xii.            Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xiv.            Jesus Borrero – Yes

xv.            Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xvi.            Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii.            Mohammed Aman – Yes

xviii.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xix.            Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xx.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii.            Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv.            William Jose Velez – No

xxv.            Jamie Baker –Yes

xxvi.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

24*1*0 (Passes)

 

i. Honors College – Fabio Pineda

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Emas] (Passes)

i.            Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii.            Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

iii.            Chris Cabral – Yes

iv.            Clement Giraneza – Yes

v.            Cristina Loreto – Yes

vi.            Donovan Dawson –Yes

vii.            Erika Edwards – Yes

viii.            Hector Mujica – Yes

ix.            Janet Reyes – Yes

x.            Janice Rubio -Yes

xi.            Nicola Petival – Yes

xii.            Rachel Emas – Yes

xiii.            Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xiv.            Samir Patel – Yes

xv.            TJ Liguori – Yes

xvi.            William Jose Velez – Yes

xvii.            Jamie Baker – Yes

xviii.            Brian Ortiz – Yes

18*0*0 (Passes)

 

Move to table the remaining items on the agenda [Emas] (Passes)

January 31, 2001

Move to adjourn [Emas] (Passes)

V. Adjournment at 4:00pm

Student Advocacy Committee Meeting Minutes: January 24, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus
STUDENT ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
MEETING MINUTES
January 24th, 2011

I. Welcome and Call to Order at 3:20 P.M.
II. Roll Call

1. Amanda Jimenez- Excused

2. Carlos Rodriguez- Present

3. Janet Reyes- Present

4. Odette Barrientos- Excused

5. Samir Patel- Present

6. Patrick O’Keefe- Present

III. General Discussion

A. Governing Councils

1. RHA Constitution- Needs to be approved by RHA E-board and General council (Carlos).
2. SPC Constitution- Will be sent to RLJC for approval to be put on next week’s agenda (Patrick).
3. BSU Constitution- No updates
4. HC Constitution- In consistent contact with them, will get back in touch (Janet).

B. Senate Requirements

1. Went over them with William last week, many Senators did not do their reports or surveys. IAC will handle that situation. The surveys had little to no usable data besides required questions (Patrick).

C. Senator Initiatives

1. Talked to Dean to talk to faculty Senate about cheating and they are looking into methods to help. Emergency lights on Engineering Center actually work now (Janet).
2. Talked to Dean about helping them with FAQ videos and they are working on advising.
Improved advising by 3 fold over the last year (Patrick).

IV. New Business

A. None

V. Meeting Adjourned at 3:44

 

Graduate Student Funding Committee Meeting Minutes: January 24, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING COMMITTEE

MEETING MINUTES

January 24, 2011

 

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 3:05 PM

II. Roll Call

  1. Dillon Arango-
  2. Alexander Barrio- PRESENT
  3. Erika Edwards- PRESENT
  4. Rachel Emas- PRESENT
  5. T.J Liguori-
  6. Aman Muqeet- PRESENT

III. Old Business – Ana is gone.

IV. New Business – Everyone is upset Ana is gone.

  1. Funding applications

i.      Approved- 13

ii.      Denied- 3

iii.      Returned to student- 3

V. Announcements – None

VI. Adjournment at 3:28 PM

 

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes: January 18, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus
FINANCE COMMITTEE
MEETING MINUTES

January 18, 2011

I. Attendance

– Cristina Loreto

– Janice Rubio (Absent)

– Macarena Jimenez

– Daniel Gonzalez

– Kevin Gonzalez

– Alex Barrios

II. Announcements

  • Our budget is approximately $20,000 for the Spring semester
  • Meetings will be Fridays at 1pm
  • Revise Finance Code because it needs some changes and your input is necessary
  • Lets work on having meetings more often

 

 

Graduate Student Funding Committee Meeting Minutes: January 12, 2011

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING COMMITTEE

MEETING MINUTES

January 12, 2011

 

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 3:03pm

II. Roll Call

  1. Dillon Arango- PRESENT
  2. Alexander Barrio- PRESENT
  3. Erika Edwards- PRESENT
  4. Rachel Emas- PRESENT
  5. T.J Liguori- EXCUSED
  6. Aman Muqeet- EXCUSED

III. Old Business

  1. Professional development presentations during Appreciation Week
  2. Scholarly Forum

i.      Monday 9-3 in GC 243= undergrad + grad humanities

ii.      Tuesday 9-3 in Ballrooms = grad

iii.      Budget= $8,270 as of 1/12/11

iv.      Applications- revise last year’s app and decide groups based on applications

v.      Faculty judges- depend on categories

    1. Grad Student Appreciation Week reception @ Frost on Thursday, 4-6 pm

i.      Room reservations and tables/chairs by UGS

ii.      Food by GSFC (if 100 people)= ~$1200

    • Alcohol MUST be paid by UGS- cannot be paid for by GSFC

IV. New Business

  1. Changes to committee leadership, name, purpose, schedule, etc.

i.      Committee meeting schedule for Spring semester- MONDAYS 2:45 PM

  1. Individual responsibilities

i.      Surveys- TJ

ii.      Grad Student Appreciation Week events- Aman

iii.      Scholarly Forum- Rachel

iv.      Dean meetings and reports- TJ

v.      Awareness sessions- TJ

vi.      Website and spotlight- Erika

  1. Funding applications

i.      Approved- 13

ii.      Denied- 0

iii.      Returned to student- 0

V. Adjournment at 3:35pm