Kilcawley Center, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44505


Minutes for August 29, 2011

Elyse Gessler called the meeting to order at 4:01

Representatives from Campus Rec Spoke about the events during Welcome Week

Dr. Cooper welcomed the new students to the SGA Body

Dr. Depoy addressed the body about the upcoming school year

Elyse Gessler Welcomed the Body and talked about the upcoming year

The Executive Board introduced themselves and made a few announcements

Elyse Gessler dismissed for food

Mr. Vrabel took role

Ms. Gessler approved the minutes from last meeting

Ms. Gessler moved to Executive business

Ms. Gessler spoke on the Strike situation on campus

–          Highlighted SGA position on the Strike and Financial Aid freeze

–          Discussed the changes in Food Court in Kilcawley & the Food Committee

–          Outlined the role of SGA for homecoming weekend

–          Presented the new Pamphlet for Financial Aid and the General SGA Pamphlet

–          Explained the SGA T-Shirt Design

–          Announced the  Comedy Club for welcome week

Ms. Gessler concluded her report

Mr. McIntyre gave the Vice President’s report

–          Spoke on the pending first Year Experience for college freshman

–          Last Lecture Series

–          Explained his position as Liaison between SGA and Academic Senate

Mr. McIntyre concluded his report

Mr. Okular gave his report as VP for Financial Appropriates

–          Explained the Bill to approve the budget for SGA

Mr. Okular Concluded his report

Ms. Gessler asked for un finished business none

Ms. Gessler opened discussion on the Bill for the 2011 SGA Budget, Seconded by Mr. Battiest  and Ms. Pavlichich

With no objections the 2011 SGA Budget Bill Passed

Ms. Gessler opened Nominations Chair for Committee of Student

Mr. Gessler Nominated Carissa Benchwick for Chair of Student Life

Ms. Benchwick Accepted

Ms. Gessler Opened the nominations for Chair of Academic affairs

Ms. Carney nominated Ms. Pavlichich for Chair of Academic Affairs Committee

Ms. Pavlichich Accepted

Ms. Gessler Opened the Nominations for Chair of Financial Appropriations

Ms. McKinney nominated Ms. Carney for Chair of Financial Appropriations Committee

Ms. Carney accepted

Ms. Gessler Opened the nominations for Chair of University Affairs

Ms. Vlad nominated Mr. White for chair of University Affairs Committee

Mr. White accepted.

Ms. Gessler closed the Nominations

With no opposition, all chairs elected

Gallery Remarks

–          Pat Donovan Introduced himself as SGA reporter for the Jambar

Advisor Remarks

“Mediocrity is not an acceptable standard” – Dr. Cooper

Members Remarks


Elyse Gessler explained the Constituency Logs and SGA’s position as leaders on Campus

Elyse Gessler motioned to Adjourn at 4:59


Individuals not in attendance:
Banks, Rebecca
Brlan, Jordan
Cutrona, Alessandro

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