Kilcawley Center, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44505


Agenda for March 15, 2010

Order of Business

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of the Minutes & Agenda
  4. Executive Business
    1. VP for Financial Affair’s Report
    2. Committee Chairs’ Reports
      1. i.      Chair of University Affairs Committee
      2. ii.      Chair of Academic Affairs Committee
        1. Last Lecture Series Update
      3. iii.      Chair of Student Life Committee
      4. iv.      Chair of Financial Appropriations Committee
  5. Unfinished Business
    1. Haiti Benefit ad hoc Committee
    2. Charter and By-laws ad hoc Committee
  6. New Business
    1. A Bill (SB S 2010-05) Appropriations
  7. Gallery Remarks
  8. Advisors’ and Members’ Remarks
  9. Announcements
  10. Adjournment

VP for Financial Affair’s Report
Full Budget Total Appropriated Returned Unappropriated Balance
$31,050.29 $23,698.64 1,393.44 $8,745.09
Approved Requests, Fall
Organization Appropriated Date Allocated Returned Notes % of Funds Unobligated
Scholar Trustees 800.00 9/14/2009 conference registration 28.16%
Student Nurses Association 350.00 9/14/2009 hotel and gas
YSU College Republicans 100.00 9/14/2009 100.00 security fee Organizations Funded
Dance Club 800.00 9/28/2009 instructor fee 46
University Scholar Trustees 545.64 9/28/2009 Shantytown
Western Reserve Batallion Society 447.00 9/28/2009 447.00 no contact, unregistered Mean Appropriation
Ulitmate Frisbee Club 500.00 9/28/2009 entry fee and uniforms $515.19
Alpha Lambda Delta 200.00 9/28/2009 registration and airfare
Society of Women Engineers 250.00 9/28/2009 hotel
YSU Extramural Sports Club 500.00 9/28/2009 registration
Zeta Tau Alpha 1,400.00 9/28/2009 146.44 pink ribbon cheer classic
UNA-USA-YSU 800.00 9/28/2009 registration
YSU Student Education Association 400.00 10/12/2009 parking

African Student Union

550.00 10/12/2009 food
YSUnity 175.00 10/12/2009 ads
Rugby Club 400.00 10/12/2009 union fees
Dental Hygientists 375.00 10/12/2009 lodging and brochures
Catholic Student Association 776.00 10/12/2009 pancake study breaks
Institute of Mgmt. Accountants 325.00 10/26/2009 lodging
Early  Childhood Student Association 400.00 10/26/2009 conference fees
Dana Research Society 340.00 10/26/2009 registration and event fees
American Marketing Association 500.00 10/26/2009 registration fees
Greek Campus Life 500.00 10/26/2009 food- Up til Dawn
OMCEA 1,000.00 10/26/2009 lodging – conferences
Institute of Industrial Engineers 500.00 10/26/2009 registration
Indian International Student Org. 500.00 11/9/2009 food
Campus Crusade for Christ 400.00 11/9/2009 conference
YSU Philosphy and Religious Studies 650.00 11/9/2009 venue and food
Dance Ensemble 750.00 11/9/2009 lighting
Dana Guitar Association 700.00 11/23/2009 recital fee
Moonbuggy Society 500.00 11/23/2009 gas, lodging
UNA-USA-YSU 1,000.00 11/23/2009 NATO
Youngstown Percussion Collective 700.00 11/23/2009 700.00 cancelled event
Society of Automotive Engineers 550.00 11/23/2009 gas, lodging
National Panhellenic Council 600.00 1/11/2009 registration

NAMI on Campus

100.00 1/25/2010 national registration
Physical Education Majors Club 440.00 1/25/2010 convention registration

Sigma Tau Gamma

600.00 2/8/2010 registration
Gerontological Society 300.00 2/8/2010 advertising and refreshments

YSU Lacrosse

600.00 2/8/2010 referee fees

Dana Flute Society

425.00 2/8/2010 parking and security

Catholic Student Association

300.00 2/8/2010 registration

Interfraternity Council

400.00 2/8/2010 registration

YSU Gospel Choir

400.00 2/8/2010 artist fees

Crimininal Justice Grad. Society

500.00 2/22/2010 registration

New Music Society

350.00 2/22/2010 guest artist fee

University Affairs Committee Report

(No written report submitted.)

Academic Affairs Committee Report

March 1, 2010

Absent: Gia Montecalvo (excused)

  • Discussed Last Lecture Series
    • Brainstormed on possible speakers for this semester.
      • Decided to invite Dr. Cynthia Anderson to be inaugural speaker. Wil reconvene to choose alternate if necessitated by Dr. Anderson’s busy schedule.
    • Discussed dates and times for first Last Lecture event.
      • Decided that a Wednesday in April at 3pm would be best.
      • Venue would most likely be Chestnut Room.

Student Life Committee Report

Attendance: X

Penguin Pre-Party

  • March 18, Thursday
  • Opportunity to meet the reps and executive committee
  • Table in Peaberry’s
  • A couple big prize giveaways!
  • Ipod, raffle baskets?
  • Surveys will be passed out and can be used as one ticket for the raffle items

May Day

  • Student Government will sponsor a tailgate in the Rec 5 lot
  • 1,000-1,500 people
  • food
  • magnets or t shirts?
  • Ushers for the concert

Financial Appropriations Committee Report


Organization Name: Campus Crusade for Christ

Total Number of Members: 25

Contact Person: Rachael Tax
Contact Phone Number: 216-870-2928
Contact Email:

Advisor: Dr. Tom Oder
Advisor’s Phone Number: 330-941-7111
Advisor’s Email:

What fundraising efforts has your organization recently put forth? What is being planned?: Golf Outing Planned fundraising:Applebee’s fundraiser

What community service has your organization participated in recently? What is beingplanned? Please be specific as to how many participate and if it is done on behalf of theorganization.: National Smoke Out Day-pick up cigarette butts Handed out boxes of food at Thanksgiving time

Name of Event: Big Break
Date of Event: March 6th-13th
Location: Panama City, FL
Expected Participation: 7
Total Cost of Event: $2968

Description of Event: This conference will last one week, where we will be engaging college students in their spiritual interests. There will be speakers brought into the conference to instruct and motivate the students. Also, during the week we are partnering with another organization called GAIN. The goal of this partnership is to pack 1 million meals to send to Haiti.

How will this event benefit YSU and the student body?: This will benefit and encourage the students to become leaders back on the Youngstown campus in the areas of engaing the campus in spiritual interests as well as volunteerism.

Itemized Cost:

Description Amount Requested
Conference Cost $269
Transportation $75
Food $80
Total $424



Organization: Protestant Campus Ministry

Total number of members: 12

Contact person: Melissa Sidley

Phone: 330-647-9903


Advisor: Rev. Kathryn Adams

Advisor Phone: 330-743-0439

Advisor Email:

Fundraising efforts: none

Community Service: Past members of PCM have been very involved in Habitat for Humanity of Mahoning County. The director recruits every year to involve YSU students in the local Habitat chapter. Check out the Habitat link under Community Service on the campus ministry web site (beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30)

Event Name: Road Trip to Washington, D.C.

Event Date: March 8-12, 2010

Event Location: Washington, D.C.

Expected Participation: 18 students/ 2 adult chaperones

Total Cost of event: $4095

Event Description: This is a road trip open to all YSU students to Washington, D.C. We will visit the following places: The Capitol, White House, all War Memorials, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the National Holocaust Museum, Smithsonian Museums, National Cathedral, Georgetown, Chinatown, Ford Theater, Washington Memorial, Union Station.

How event will benefit YSU: This trip exposes students to the most historic city in our nation. It reflects well on YSU that a group from our university is engaged in this type of educational trip.

Cost Breakdown Item 1: Four Nights in the DC Youth Hostel

Amount Requested Item 1: $2520

Cost Breakdown Item 2: Rental of two 15-passenger vans

Amount Requested Item 2: $1000

Cost Breakdown Item 3: Parking of vans in DC

Amount Requested Item 3: $200

Cost Breakdown Item 4: Metro tickets for 3 days

Amount Requested Item 4: $375

Total Request: $4095


SB S 2010-05

Making appropriations for two 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 30, 2010, for the activities of student organizations, namely:

Section 1: Campus Crusade for Christ is appropriated the sum of $500.00 in order to defray the cost of cost of conference fees for the Big Break Conference held in Panama City, Florida. Seven members are expected to have attended this event from March 6th-March 13th.

Section 2: Protestant Campus Ministry is appropriated the sum of $0.00.

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