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November 13, 2017 Minutes

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Order of Business

  1. Call to Order
    1. 4:00 PM
  2. Guest Speaker
    1. Ann Jaronski- Director of Student Counseling
  3. Roll Call
  4. Approval of the Minutes & Agenda
    1. Motion to approve the minutes and agenda: Moataz Abdelrasoul
    2. Second: Samuel Kulifay
  5. Executive Business
    1. President’s and Executive Vice President’s Report
    2. Vice President for Financial Affair’s Report
    3. Student Life Committee Report
    4. Assessment and Enrichment Committee Report
    5. Academic Affairs Committee Report
    6. Financial Affairs Committee Report
  6. Unfinished Business
  7. New Business
    1. A Bill (SB F 2017-07)
      1. Motion to open discussion: Moataz Abdelrasoul
      2. Second:
      3. Motion to close discussion: Samuel Kulifay
      4. Second: Dylan Anders
      5. Motion to previous question: Moataz Abdelrasoul
      6. Second: Korinne Sackela
      7. Motion: Lindsay Heldreth
      8. Second: Mark
      9. Opposed: 0
      10. Abstained: 4
      11. Bill passes
    2. Mental Health Advocacy Training- Brainstorm session
      1. Tying into sexual assault awareness
      2. Trauma related to sexual assault
      3. Title IX Discussion
      4. Motion to table discussion: Dylan Anders
      5. Second: Moataz Abdelrasoul
    3. Campus Smoking Proposal- designated areas
  8. Announcements
    1. Discussion on the Guide to Funding
  9. Gallery Remarks
  10. Advisors’ Remarks
  11. Members’ Remarks
  12. Adjournment

President and Executive Vice President’s Report

  • Inclusion and Awareness
    • Preferred Name Procedure
      • Name other than legal name
      • Registrar can remove a preferred name
      • Fall 2018 Timeline:
        • Blackboard, Class/Grade Roster
        • Student ID
        • MyYSU
        • Student Health Services
        • MaagNet
        • Diploma
        • Campus Rec
        • Housing and Residence Life
        • And MORE
  • SGA Serves
    • Gleaner’s Food Bank: December 2nd, 9am-12pm
      • Need Volunteers
      • Stock shelves, load food, etc.
    • Potentially get food for the pantry
  • Food Pantry
    • Press Release sent out to WKBN, WFMJ, Vindicator, Jambar, Business Journal
      • THANK YOU DAN!
    • Namaste in the YO donations
    • Friendsgiving
      • Will remind volunteers on Wednesday
      • Free Thanksgiving dinner with a donation to the food pantry
    • Usage updates
  • Reading Program at Southside Academy
    • Biweekly commitment
    • Read to students 3rd-6th grade
      • Ernie, Mo, and I have started
      • The kids LOVE it
    • Something to consider for next semester
  • Meeting with Chief Varso
    • Re: Smoking on Campus
    • Outside of YSUPD’s authority to issue citations
      • Health Department to do so
    • Bothered? Call YSUPD
    • Student Advisory Council with YSUPD
  • Student Trustee Application

Vice President for Financial Affairs’ Report

Financial Affairs Budget

 

Amount ($)

Percentage

Total Appropriations Budget

$156,506.00

 

Total General Fund

$152,506.00

Total General Fund Outlays

$52,740.00

34.58%

Proposed SB F 2017-07

$12,600.00

8.26%

Total General Fund Remaining

$87,166.00

57.16%

 

Total New Student Org. Fund

$4,000.00

Total New Student Org. Fund Outlays

$200.00

5.00%

Proposed SB F 2017-07

$0.00

0.00%

Total New Student Org. Fund Remaining

$3,800.00

95.00%

 

Total Appropriations Budget Remaining

$90,966.00

58.12%

 

Total Chartwells In-Kind Budget

$5,000.00

Total Chartwells In-Kind Budget Outlays

$1,950.00

39.00%

Proposed SB F 2017-07

$0.00

0.00%

Total Chartwells In-Kind Budget Remaining

$3,050.00

61.00%

 

Number of Events Funded (does not include SB F 2017-07)

61

Number of Organizations Funded (does not include SB F 2017-07)

50

Student Life Committee Report

    1. Friendsgiving
      1. November 16 from 3:30 – 8:30 PM
      2. Volunteers
      3. Canned goods as entry fee – free dinner!
    2. International Coffee Hour—December 1 from 3-5 pm @ YWCA
    3. Crash Day – Nov 17 from 8 – 10 AM
      1. Thanks to all who volunteered!
    4. SGA Holiday Party
      1. December 8 from 6 – 8 PM at DeBartolo Stadium Club
    5. Long Night Against Procrastination
      1. November 30 from 7 – 10 PM in Maag Library
      2. Cookies and Coffee
      3. “Pick me ups” for people studying
    6. Meet the Reps events
      1. Early spring semester 2018
    7. Coffee & donuts for YSUPD on police appreciation day (1/9/18)

Assessment and Enrichment Committee Report

  1. Questionnaire Tabling
    1. Thursday, November 16th at 8:00am
    2. Monday, November 20th at 3:00pm
    3. Materials completed to be printed
  2. Parking Survey
    1. Survey is complete and will be sent out this week (11/13-11/17)

Academic Affairs Committee Report

1. Students Defending Students

a. OU Model: students represent students during hearings

b. Suggested implementation for YSU

    1. c. Students who might be interested: political science, moot court, ethics bowl
    2. d. Goal is to have ten students for the job through a separate branch

2. Southside Reading Program

a. Readers: Rayann, Ernie, Moataz

    1. b. This will continue into next semester, so check your availability

3. Last Lecture

a. Looking for someone with recording equipment- if you or someone you know has access to recording equipment, contact Ernie

4. Grant Writing

          1. a. Looking to partner with LGBT group in community

i. Full Spectrum Community Outreach

5. Essay Competition

a. Ideas

i. Will be open to all YSU students

ii. Youngstown themed

iii. Recommendations for judges (Academic Affairs, bring 2)

 

SB F 2017-07

November 13, 2017

A Bill

Make appropriations for 9 organizations

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Youngstown State University Student Government Association assembled, that the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Appropriations Fund not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30th, 2018, for the following activities of student organizations:

Section 1: The Association for Women in Mathematics YSU Chapter, is appropriated the sum of $2,000.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of plane tickets and registration fees to their “Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics” event held on January 26th to 28th, 2018. This event will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska. Four (4) students are expected to attend.

Section 2: Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, is appropriated the sum of $2,500.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of hotel rooms, vans, and fuel to their “IISE Great Lakes 2018 Regional Conference” event held on February 2nd and 4th, 2018. This event will be held at The Ohio State University. Twenty (20) students are expected to attend.

Section 3: The Black Student Union, is appropriated the sum of $500.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of catering for their “Sweets and Greets” event held on November 16th, 2017. This event will be held in The Lariccia Lounge. Two hundred (200) students are expected to attend.

Section 4: Youngstown Student Education Association, is appropriated the sum of $300.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of catering for their “Upward Bound Christmas Party” held on December 2nd, 2017. This event will be held in the McKay Auditorium in the Beeghly College of Education building. Forty (40) students are expected to attend.

Section 5: Intrafraternity Council & Panhellenic Council, is appropriated the sum of $3,500.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of student registration and hotel rooms for their “Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values” held on February 8th through the 11th, 2018. This event will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Eight (8) students are expected to attend.

Section 6: Bowling Club, is appropriated the sum of $400.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of entry fees and vehicle rentals to their “Striking Knights Classic” event held on November 18th and 19th, 2017. This event will be held at Kingpin Lanes in Louisville, Kentucky. Seven (7) students are expected to attend. 2

Section 7: Bowling Club, is appropriated the sum of $400.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of entry fees and vehicle rentals to their “Mechanicsburgh Collegiate Classic” event held on December 2nd and 3rd, 2017. This event will be held at ABC West Lanes in Mechanicsburgh, PA. Seven (7) students are expected to attend.

Section 8: Health and Physical Education Majors Club, is appropriated the sum of $2,500.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of registration and hotel rooms for their “OAHPERD Convention” event held on November 29th through December 1st, 2017. This event will be held at Kalahari in Sandusky, OH. Twenty-two (22) students are expected to attend.

Section 9: YSU Equestrian Team, is appropriated the sum of $500.00 from the general fund to defray the cost of reining classes and coach fees for their “Oberlin Horse Show” event held on December 2nd, 2017. This event will be held in Oberlin, OH. Eleven (11) students are expected to attend.