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Minutes for September 14, 2009

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Zachary BROWN) called the meeting to order at precisely (4:05 pm)

Mr. O’NEIL took roll call. [See: Attendance list is attached.]

Mr. BROWN summarized the meeting’s agenda and without objection the agenda and previous meeting’s minutes were approved.

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown gave his oral report

Mr. Brown Explained way general meeting works

Opened for questions

No questions moved to committee reports

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Mr. Brkic was absent so,

Ms. Cullen gave Student Life committee reports

No questions

Mr. Brown Moved to Academic Affairs

Ms. Koneval gave Academic Affairs Report

No questions

Mr. Brown yielded to Ms. Peterson for University Affairs report

Ms. Peterson Gave University affairs report

No questions

Mr. Brown Yielded to Chair of Financial

Ms. Thomas gave report

Ms. Thomas yielded to Mr. O’Neil

Mr. O’Neil modified request from $300 to $100 for the cost of security

Mr. O’Neil yielded to questions on request

Mr. Brown Closed debate on Committee Reports

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Mr. Johnson asked that SGA look into students having issues with receiving funds from state offices.

Mr. Steffler expressed interest in the issue as well.

Mr. Brown opened discussion on this topic and recommended that university affairs take up the issue.

Ms. Peterson advised that she would be willing ot take up issue in her committee

Moved to New Business

NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown Opened new business giving students a few minutes to look over SB F 2009-02

Mr. Brown entertained motion to bring SB F 2009-02 to the floor

Ms. Koneval Motioned to bring SB F 2009-02 to the floor

Ms. D’orio 2nd

Ms. D’orio pointed out error in wording on Bill

Changed wording on SB F 2009-02 making appropriations from seven organizations to three organizations

Ms. D’orio motioned to amend section 3 of SB F 2009-02 to Read:

YSU College Republicans is appropriated the sum of $100 to cover cost of security

No objection, passed as friendly amendment

No other discussion

Ms. Stafford motioned to close

Ms. Koneval 2nd

Mr. Brown moved to voting on SB F 2009-02

Mr. Brown took verbal affirmation

Ayes have it

No other new business

Mr. Brown closed discussion of New Business

ADVISOR AND MEMBER REMARKS:

Mr. Manning gave his words of encouragement

Mr. Cooper gave his words of encouragement

The gavel was passed around the room for Representatives Remarks

Members of the Exec Board offered words of encouragement

Mr. Brown Talked about a plan he has for improving SGA’s ability to fund Student Organizations

Mr. Brown opened floor to additional questions on his proposal

No questions were asked

Mr. Brown moved to Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Ms. Twyford

Mr. Johnson advised that SGA members missed out on great time at previous Penguin Pre-Party

GALLERY REMARKS:

No Members of the Gallery were present

ADJOURNMENT:

Ms. Dorio Motioned for Adjournment

Mr. Oyler 2nd

Ayes have it

ATTENDANCE LIST:

Staff Last Name First Name 14-Sep
STEM Berdis Anthony

1

Health and Human Services Bollas Michael

1

Graduate Studies Brkic John

0

President Brown Zach

1

STEM Cullen Marissa

1

CLASS Daugherty Jack

0

STEM DeMaiolo Derek

1

Graduate Studies Doinoff Cassandra

1

STEM D’Orio Madeline

1

Education Frank Emily

1

Health and Human Services Hughes Chad

0

Health and Human Services James Miranda

1

Health and Human Services Johnson Roy

1

CLASS Koneval Joni

1

STEM Lipp Lindsay

1

CLASS Macomber William

1

Education Mankey Charles

1

CLASS McIntyre Justin

1

Health and Human Services Merrell Bran’nisha

0

Fine and Performing Arts Notareschi Genna

1

CLASS O’Neil Donovan

1

Williamson College of Business Oyler Ken

1

Education Peterson Nicole

1

Graduate Studies Sovesky Robert

1

VP for Financial Affairs Stafford Sarah

1

STEM Sujka Brittany

1

Williamson College of Business Thomas Tara

1

Executive Vice President Twyford Abbie

1

Secretary of Technology Mesick Steve

1

Fine and Performing Arts Steffler Jason

1

Advisors:
Advisor Chet Cooper

1

Advisor Martin Manning

1

1=Present
0=Not Present Present: 27 Absent: 4

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