Treasury Minutes – 11.03.15

Student Union Treasury

Meeting Minutes

Date: November 3, 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

No. Name Committee Seat P/A/E Comments
1 Alex Beaulieu   Spring P  
2 Bill Feng   Fall P  
3 Bradford Orr   Fall P  
4 Danyao Xu SGAC Chair Fall P  
5 Hunter Malasky Speaker Fall P  
6 Iliana Ragnone   Fall P  
7 James Harvey   Spring P  
8 Andrew Brown   Appointed P  
9 Keaton Schifer   Fall P  
10 Luke Summerlin   Spring P  
11 Maaz Ahmad   Fall P  
12 Sam Silver   Spring P  
13 Vikram Biswas BC Chair Fall P  
14 Kabir Samtani   Spring P  
15 Lemoine Joseph   Spring E  
16 Laura Roettges   Spring P  
17 Mehrmah Haider   Spring P  
18 Rosie Rust   Spring P  
19 Sydney Robinson   Appointed P  
20 Minki Kim   Appointed P  
21 Travis Parr   Appointed P  

III. SGAC Approvals

New Groups:

Women in Computer Science (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Pre-Physician Assistant Society (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Washington University Pre-Physical Therapy Club (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Washington University Popular Science (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

The Debate Team (CAT I)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Club N (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Swing Theory (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

WUSTL Love Your Melon (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 18 1

WashU Anglers (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Emerging Market Club (CAT II)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

The Gateway Battalion (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Wash Cube-Rubik’s Cube Club (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

WUSTL UAV Club (Cat III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

WashU Prayer Meetings (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 17 2

WashU Ace&Aro (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Amnesty International (CAT III)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

IV. Category Changes

Washington University Student Advocates for Reproductive Rights (CAT III to CAT II)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

KaPOW! Comic Club (CAT II to CAT I)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Harvest Health (CAT III to CAT II)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

Kids on Campus (CAT II to CAT I)

Number Motion Yes No
1 Approve 19 0

V. Appeals

Women’s Panhellenic Association

Stilettos and Self Defense      

Amount Requested: $4,550

Amount Approved: $4,525

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $4,525 Main Motion 19 0 0 19

WUSauce

Chicago International Salsa Congress 2016

Amount Requested: $5,682.51

Amount Approved: $5,682.51

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1                  $5,682.51 Main Motion 19 0 0 19

Association of Black Students

Black Arts and Sciences Festival Week         

Amount Requested: $2,500

Amount Approved: $2,500

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $2,500 Main Motion 19 0 0 19

 

VI. Budget Committee Recommendations

CAT II Allocation

Number Motion Yes Abstentions No
1 $16,810.85 18 1 0

CAT I Allocation

Number Motion Yes Abstentions No
1 $278,695.82 18 1 0

VII. Updates

Executive:
Setting up task force for SGAC and many other areas of finance

 

Senate:
 

 

Judicial:
 

 

Speaker and Committee Chair:
 

 

Advisor:
 

VIII. Open Forum

Comments: By:
Student groups made it easy for us, we are better at not being to nitpicky Luke
Infighting in treasury has gone down, sensitivity has gone up Harvey
Keep Treasury going on good path.  

Brad

We need more people at SGAC meeting Minki
Attendance in subcommittees is just as important as attendance in Treasury Hunter
Should strive for diversity in treasury, increase recruitment among academic and cultural groups not currently represented Harvey
Be wary of the appeals account, strike a good balance between funding great events, and not using all our money Vikram
Should learn more about Student Union as a whole Andrew

IX. Adjournment

Speaker of the Treasury adjourned the meeting at  11:16pm .

Minutes Submitted by: Rosie Rust

Minutes Approved by: Hunter Malasky, Speaker of the Treasury