Treasury Minutes 10.04.2016

Student Union Treasury

Meeting Minutes

Date: 10/04/2016

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  

 

New Group Recognition:
The following student groups were recognized unanimously unless otherwise noted:

·       Azadi (Cat II)

·       Storyscope (Cat III)

·       TAMID (Cat II)

·       Cricket Club (Cat III) – 1 abstention

·       WUSTL Open (Cat III)

·       Wash U Origami Society (Cat III)

·       Wash U Design/Build/Fly (Cat II)

·       CANVAS [Club d’Art for Not Necessarily Artistic Students] (Cat II)

·       Natural 20 – A Tabletop Club (Cat III)

·       The Moth WashU (Cat III)

 

Category Change:
The following group categories were changed unanimously:

·       Gateway Battalion: Cat III to Cat II

·       TRUTH: Cat III to Cat II

·       MedED: Cat III to Cat II

·       Design for America: Cat II to Cat I

·       Partners in East St. Louis: Cat III to Cat II

·       National Black MBA Association: Cat III to Cat II

 

Constitutional Council
Treasury unanimously votes to confirm 3 new appointed Constitutional Council members.

 

Approved Constitutional Council members

  • Appeals

 

Student Group: Dance Marathon

Title of Event: Day of Dance Marathon  

Amount Requested: $2,448.00

Amount Approved: $2,448.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $2,448 Main Motion 20 0 0 20

 

Comments:
 

 

Student Group: WU Slam

Title of Event: October Slam         

Amount Requested: $3,008.00

Amount Approved: $3,008.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $3,008 Main Motion 20 0 0 20
 

 

Comments:
 

 

 

 

 

Student Group: WU Slam

Title of Event: November Slam                  

Amount Requested: $1,654.00

Amount Approved: $1,654.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1 $1,654 Main Motion 20 0 0 20

 

Comments:
 

 

 

 

Student Group: WU Slam

Title of Event: December Slam                  

Amount Requested: $2,779.00

Amount Approved: $2,779.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1  $2,779 Main Motion 20 0 0 20

 

Comments:
 

 

 

 

Student Group: Suspicious of Whistlers

Title of Event: Fall Break in Chicago       

Amount Requested: $5,368.00

Amount Approved: $5,368.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1  $5,368 Main Motion 19 0 0 19

 

Comments:
 

Joint appeal with Mama’s Pot Roast and K.A.R.L. Improv

Alex Rothbard left the room for the remainder of the session.

 

 

Student Group: WU International Relations Council

Title of Event: NCSC             

Amount Requested: $6,597.00

Amount Approved: $6,597.00

 

No. Dollar Amount Main Motion/ Amendment Yes No Abstentions Total
1  $6,597 Main Motion 19 0 0 19

 

Comments:
 

 

 

 

 

  1. Updates

 

Executive:
·       Senate debated resolution on freedom of speech

·       Carry-over funds from SU to create Opportunity Fund

 

Senate:
 

 

Judicial:
 

 

Speaker and Committee Chair:
·       AC Committee did excellent work

·       Budgets were due today

 

 

 

 

 

Advisor:
 

 

4. Open Forum

 

Comments: By:
 

High quality of appeals; keep focused and professional

 

Bill
 

Important to address rounding error

 

Katie
 

Meeting with groups beforehand has helped

 

Josh

 

 

Treasury does not have precedents; we should try to define social events

 

Bill
 

We have precedent semester to semester

 

Katie
 

We should address social events on a case by case basis

 

Alia

 

5. Adjournment

Speaker of the Treasury adjourned the meeting at 12:30 AM.

Minutes Submitted by: Max Thompson

Minutes Approved by: Bill Feng