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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

 

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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

 

Graduate Student Funding Committee Meeting Minutes: December 13, 2010

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

GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING COMMITTEE

MEETING MINUTES

December 13, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 12:57 pm

II. Roll Call

  1. Dillon Arango- PRESENT
  2. Alexander Barrio- PRESENT
  3. Erika Edwards- PRESENT
  4. Rachel Emas- PRESENT
  5. TJ Liguori- ABSENT (excused)
  6. Aman Muqeet- ABSENT (excused)

III. Old Business

  1. Scholarly Forum during Grad Student Appreciation Week in Spring 2011

i.      Inclusion of medical and student’s research

ii.      Banquet at Frost terrace on Thursday night

iii.      Need to change room/seating set up from banquet to conference

iv.      Contact A/V for laptops, projectors, podiums, and microphones

v.      Revise application for new panel categories

      • Send out applications by January 14
      1. Due date: January 31
    • Meet to determine application format on January 10 at 2:30 pm

IV. New Business

  1. Funding applications

i.      Approved- 8

ii.      Denied- 0

iii.      Return to student- 0

V. Announcements

VI. Adjournment at 1:26 pm

 

Rules, Legislation and Judiciary Committee Meeting Minutes: November 29, 2010

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

RULES, LEGISLATION, & JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

MEETING MINUTES

November 29, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 2:15pm

II. Roll Call

  1. Adam do Amaral- PRESENT
  2. Jesus Borrero- PRESENT
  3. Rachel Emas- PRESENT
  4. Clement Giraneza- PRESENT
  5. Ranshan Gomez- ABSENT (UNEXCUSED)
  6. Hector Mujica- PRESENT
  7. Judiciary representative: Letter from Octavio- no reply from Veronica
  8. IAC representative: Hector
  9. Attorney General: Alteanus

III. Old Business

  1. SR 1064: To Ensure a Speedy Trial in the Judicial Process

i.      Protocol of filing writs against SGA Officials

ii.      How the Internal Affairs Committee files reports in response

In Statutes 13.02.a.iii, need to insert “at least” before “5”

IV. New Business

  1. Form to ask RLJC review legislation (by any student)

i.      Include: legislation to be explained; date; name; college

    • Want judicial opinion?
    • If you would like your college senator to contact you, give info
    • SGA contact info

ii.      Include in Rules of Procedure 9.02.b.i

V. Announcements

  1. Talk with Luis about updated Statutes online

VI. Adjournment at  3:05 pm

 

Graduate Student Funding Committee Meeting Minutes: November 22, 2010

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Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus
GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING COMMITTEEMEETING MINUTES
November 22, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 3:11pm

II. Roll Call

a. Dillon Arango- ABSENT (Excuse)

b. Alexander Barrio- PRESENT

c. Erika Edwards- PRESENT

d. Rachel Emas- PRESENT

e. T.J Liguori- PRESENT

f. Aman Muqeet- ABSENT (Excused)

III. Old Business

IV. New Business

a. Funding applications

i. 5 approved

ii.1 denied

iii.1 referred back to student

V. Announcements

VI. Adjournment at 3:49pm