Treasury Minutes 09.27.2016

Student Union Treasury

Meeting Minutes

Date: 09/27/16

1. Call to order

Speaker of the Treasury called to order the Treasury session at 9.30pm today at Simon 122.

2. Roll call

No. Name Committee Seat P/A/E Comments
1 Agneesh Dasgupsta BC Fall p
2 Alex Rothbard BC Spring p
3 Alia Nahra AC Spring p
4 Anna Gao AC Spring p
5 Bill Feng Speaker Fall p
6 Brandon See AC Spring p
7 Daniel Mangum BC Fall p
8 Eva Fine AC Spring p
9 Haris Khan BC Spring p
10 Iliana Ragnone BC Chair Fall p
11 Jackie Oestreicher AC Fall p
12 Katie Wood BC Spring p
13 Keaton Schifer BC Fall p
14 Max Thompson BC Fall p
15 Minki Kim AC Fall p
16 Omar Elganzouri AC Spring p
17 Rosie Rust BC Spring p
18 Sydney Robinson AC Chair Fall p
19 Travis Parr BC Fall p
20 Vienna Cordova AC Spring p
21 Zach Epstein AC Fall p
  • Appeals

Vote on appointees:

21-0-0 in approval of Activities and Budget Appointments


Student Group: Figure Skating

Title of Event: Coaching

Amount Requested: $2700

Amount Approved: $0


No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $0 Main Motion 17 3 0 20


  • 2 coaching fees being appealed for
  • Fall semester coaching fee
  • 10 Freestyle skaters, 3 competing ice dance with 5 sampling ice dance
  • Private lessons, debit card comment (by Daniel)
  • Morning skating
  • Storing up lessons and sessions for as needed basis?
  • Worry about not using all the sessions
  • Similar to other schools- only club level



Student Group: African Student Association

Title of Event: Guest Speaker – Rahiel Tesafamariam

Amount Requested: $9273.25

Amount Approved: $9273.25


No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $9273.25 Main Motion 20 0 0 20


  • Social activist speaker and international speaker
  • Education on everyday activism
  • Oct. 30 event date in Hillman
  • Costs: Room rental fee, dining services, honorarium, hotel rental
  • Publicizing through classes and other organizations
  • 150-160 to attend
  • Lotto for reception with speaker
  • Hillman to house large crowd and close to reception area for food
  • Publicizing to other ASAs, expecting about 20
  • Speaker has confirmed on day
  • Livestream if capacity is reached
  • Concerns about non WashU attendees, however this is an easy fix according to some opinions



Student Group: Alpha Kappa Psi

Title of Event: End of Semester Banquet

Amount Requested: $4580

Amount Approved: $0


No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 TABLE Main Motion
2 $0 Amendment 20 0 0 20
3 $400 Amendment 0 20 0 20
4 $0 Main Motion 20 0 0 20


  • December 8th with bus leaving 8:45 pm, event 9:00-12:15pm
  • 125 Attendees
  • $5 charge per member, for cleanup or other costs
  • In house catering
  • Consistent brother attendance, previously funded in budget but due to rule changes must be appealed
  • Chapter Bylaws: Right and privilege of all member to attend at least one social event
  • Similar type of venue as the past

IV. Updates




New resolution on free speech. Open session for all students on Free speech.


New judicial appointments, coming in next Tuesday!


Speaker and Committee Chair:
AC halfway through meetings, will vote soon

BC meetings will start soon

Speaker go to government meeting, trending topics end of October


Vet for long conversations so student groups do not stay long, 1st Trending Topics series went well.


  1. Open Forum


Comments: By:
Saying “no” to people Katie Woods
Repeat questions Sydney Robinson
Insight on mission of treasury Daniel Mangum
Budget committee are different Iliana Ragnone
Should not fund banquets, regretted bringing up budget committee Rosie Rust
Objections when confused, go over point of info and point of clarification, Motion to table?goal is to bring most value to most people Travis Parr
Don’t think you should abstain if you’re confused, Sydney Robinson
Figure skating appeal received bad questions, enlighten during discussion, point your questions, how to handle social events, directed questions to specific people Alex Rothbard
Difficulty with defining ambiguous terms Omar Elganzouri
Brought up BAM, new members Katie Wood
When a motion is tabled, must vote on it immediately, secretary has discretion on when it will come up again Sankalp Kapur



  1. Adjournment

Speaker of the Treasury adjourned the meeting at  12:40      .


Minutes Submitted by: Omar Elganzouri

Minutes Approved by: Bill Feng