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Agenda for May 2, 2011, Transitional Meeting

Transition Meeting

Order of Business, Part I


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of the Minutes & Agenda
  4. Executive Business
    1. President’s Remarks
    2. Executive Vice President’s Remarks
    3. Vice President for Financial Affairs’ Year-end Report
    4. Committee Chairs’ Reports
      1. Chair of Student Life Committee
      2. Chair of Academic Affairs Committee
      3. Chair of University Affairs Committee
  5. Unfinished Business
  6. New Business
  7. Gallery Remarks
  8. Advisors’ Remarks
  9. Members’ Remarks
  10. Announcements
  11. Adjournment

Order of Business, Part II

Vice President for Financial Affairs’ Report:


Mr. McIntyre will give an oral, year-end report at Monday’s Legislative Assembly meeting.

Student Life Committee Report:


  1. Call to Order- 4:03pm


  1. Roll Call
    1. Carissa Benchwick
    2. Aseel Ramahi
    3. Travis Battiest
    4. Taylor Clark
    5. Patrick Gessler
    6. Alexandria Hatosky
    7. Celeste Popio
    8. Jessica Sarich
    9. Levant Miller (absent – not excused)
    10. Elyse Gessler


  1. Compilation of Yearly Projects and Information
    1. Jessica Sarich will be putting together the compilation.
      1. Included will be minutes, event information, etc.


  1. Adjournment- 4:34pm

Academic Affairs Committee Report:

List of Committee Members in Attendance: Steve Mesik, Alyssa DiBernardi, Kelli Bryan, Terrell Wesley, Molly Toth, Damian Scott, Diane Stahl, Nicole Pavlichich, Diane Stahl
Not Present: James Jarvis, Ryan Beil, Jason Anderson, Lillian Justice

  • Call to Order 4:05
  • Old Business
    • Last Lecture Series Update: The lecture was a success; Jack Fahey was honored to be a part of it. Steve will be typing up a thank you letter to send out to him this week.
    • Binder: The binder has been compiled and includes the minutes, reports, and information on the work done for the FYE program. Committee members were asked to pass on any additional documentation they may have in order to give next year’s committee as much information as possible.
  • Adjournment 4:16

University Affairs Committee Report:

4:00 p.m. – 4:27 p.m.

Committee members present/absent


  1. Gary Davenport VP of University Affairs
  2. Anthony Nuzzi Chair of University Affairs
  3. Brianna Wise Vice Chair of University Affairs
  4. Troy Adamson
  5. Kelly Mehalco
  6. Melania Vlad
  7. Zach White
  8. Andrew Smith
  9. Robert Devita


Issues Discussed

  1. Roll Call
  2. Information Technology
  3. Smoke-Free Environment
  4. Volunteer Work at YSU
  5. Paper Drive
  6. Buds out
  7. Other Business




Roll Call (4:00 – 4:01)


Information Technologies (4:01 – 4:01)

  1. Nothing at this time


Smoke-Free Environment (4:01 – 4:03)

  1. Not sure if the president has read the letter
  2. We may receive a notice at the end of the semester


Volunteer Work at YSU (4:03– 4:05)

  1. Wick Park Cleanup
    1. All events were cancelled
    2. No more cleanups will be rescheduled or take place



Paper Drive (4:05 – 4:10)

  1. Paper party is now finished
  2. 14 boxes all together were collected
    1. Approximately 400 Lbs of paper
  3. Environmentally conscious
    1. No excess
    2. Social establishment
    3. Physical Participation
    4. Budget effective


Buds out (4:11 – 4:12)

  1. TKE
    1. Successful clean up


Outstanding issues sent to the committee yet to be resolved


New Business (4:12 – 4:27)

  1. Tree Dedication
    1. Will take place on May 3rd for the shooting that took place
    2. Starting time will be at 11:00
      1. 11 – 2:00 Talk about community engagement and safety around campus
      2. 1:00 will be drinks
      3. 12:00 Planting of the tree


  1. Plan a field trip
    1. Field trip will be on June 6
      1. Field trip will be for Kent
      2. Talk about university involvement with coffee shop to student ration
      3. Looking to set up a 24 hour coffee shop walking distance for campus
        1. Not really sure how students would work for these places


  1. Lincoln
    1. Trees will be uprooted and new ones will be planted to fix side walks


  1. Parking issues
    1. Any comments till the last day of the semester will be given to Andrew Smith

Transition Meeting

Order of Business, Part II


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Introductions
  4. New Business
    1. Executive Committee Elections, Appointment, and Confirmations
      1. Appointment of Vice President for Financial Affairs
      2. Confirmation of Chief of Staff
      3. Confirmation of Secretary of Technology
      4. Election of Vice President for Student Life
      5. Election of Vice President for University Affairs
      6. Election of Parliamentarian
      7. Appointment of Advisors
      8. Nominate Homecoming King and Queen
    2. Discussion of Ideas for Summer & Fall
  5. Advisors & Members Remarks
  6. Announcements
  7. Gallery Remarks
  8. Adjournment

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