Student Union Treasury
Date: October 27, 2015
I. Call to order
Speaker of the Treasury called to order the Treasury session at 9:30pm today at Simon 113.
II. Roll call
|4||Danyao Xu||SGAC Chair||Fall||P|
|13||Vikram Biswas||BC Chair||Fall||P|
Student Group: GlobeMed
Title of Event: Hilltop Conference
Amount Requested: $1,200
Amount Approved: $1,200
|No.||Dollar Amount||Main Motion/ Amendment||Yes||No||Abstentions||Total|
|Sound appeal, working with outside resources, funded in full|
|Jordan: “It’s been a weekend.” Black Anthology will be in Treasury next Tuesday. Reserve-a-Space is phasing out; mixing with Portfolio.|
|Constitutional Amendment brought to Treasury to increase number of filled seats by (1) considering candidates who ran in general election, not going to votes, and then by (2) appoint via Speaker of the Senate.
o Drawbacks of underrepresentation: Turn away people who can make positive impact on campus.
o Uncomfortable with issue of potential misrepresentation on Senate and segregation across schools
o Possibility of changing Senate dynamic as a whole
· Vote on the amendment: 6-9-1 (Y/N/Abstention)
o Amendment does not pass Treasury
o Treasurer requested to work with Senate on amendment
|Speaker and Committee Chair:|
|BC: Onto CAT I, Everyone is doing a really great job.
Jordan: Why not funding all events? What communication is going to student groups? Challenge ways we can communicate more.
BC: Funding has a purpose; restrictions also play a part. Communication not always in the event notes but stressed in the follow-up emails. Stressing following up to make “How Things Work Better”
SGAC: Two meetings last week, finished all groups on the docket, long meeting Saturday – bad attendance but made it work
Next Tuesday: 3 appeals, Budget allocation, category changes & new student groups, ELECTION NIGHT, end of the term
V. Open Forum
|No Open Forum|
Speaker of the Treasury adjourned the meeting at 11:50 PM.
Minutes Submitted by: Lemoine Joseph, Jr.
Minutes Approved by: Hunter Malasky, Speaker of the Treasury