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Minutes for February 22, 2010

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Zachary BROWN) called the meeting to order at precisely (4:00pm)

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

Mr. BROWN summarized the meeting’s agenda and advised that previous mettings minutes will be approved at next meeting

Quorum was reached with 27 of 35 voting members present

Mr. Brown Moved into Executive Business


Mr. Brown yielded time to Adam Earnheardt from Student Internet Radio

Advised that they are trying to give students a radio station on campus.

Advised that they have 3-5 students working on this now

Advised that they need nearly 100 students involved to really get this to be productive

Advised that he has support form Cynthia Anderson and would like to get our body involved with this project

Mr. Brown gave his presidents reports

He talked about following up on the letters he requested from the chairs of committees

Also advised that students wishing to run for SGA again should get their petitions taken from the office

Mr. Brown Yielded to VP for Financial Affairs, Ms. Stafford

Ms. Stafford reported that Student Government has $9,595.00 Unappropriated

Ms. Stafford advised that they had to have a special session over the weekend to get the appropriations for SB S 2010-04

Mr. Brown moved into Committee Reports


Mr. Brown Yielded to University Affairs

Mr. Daugherty was not present in the last committee meeting

Ms. Peterson was not present to give report today either

Ms. Koneval gave report on Academic Affairs

Ms. Koneval informed students about the Last Lecture Series

Mr. Brown said he was thinking that we should put out an advertisment and have professors nominate themselves

Ms. D’Orio said that she belives that it would be good to have professors who want to take part in it during the meeting of academic affairs

Mr. Nicholas Meditz took a point of personal privilege

Ms. Gessler gave Student Life report about meet the reps night part 2

She talked about having a rockin with the reps, but was unable to get manpower amassed

Decided then to co-sponsor a penguin pre party instead

No Question for her

Mr. Ryan Meditz took a point of Personal Privilege

Mr. Brown yielded to Mr. McIntyre

Mr. McIntyre yielded to representatives from:

Criminal Justice Graduate Student Association – None Present

New Music Association – None Present

Mr. McIntyre yielded to questions

Mr. Brown closed discussion on Committee Reports and moved into Unfinished Business


Ms. Twyford Opened Unfinished business

Ms. Twyford talked about Haiti Benefit Ad Hoc Committee

Advised that the event is coming along well and thet already have items donated

Mr. Brown Closed Unfinished business and moved in New Business


Mr. Brown moved for discussion on a Charter and By-laws ad hoc committee

Wants this group to update and proof read the SGA Charter and By-Laws

Took nomination for Chairing the committee

Ms. Twyford accepted nomination

Ms Koneval, Mr. Mesick, Mr. Sovesky volunteered to join the Ad- Hoc

Mr. Brown moved to discussion on SB S 2010-04

Ms. Koneval and Mr. McIntyre moved for discussion

Ms. Stafford moved to a friendly amendment so as to include on SB S 2010-04 Section 1 and 2 on the same bill

Amendment passed and SB S 2010-04 was approved unanimously with acclimation

Mr. Brown moved onto Advisors and Member Remarks


Mr. Brown began the gavel pass, so that students may give their remarks

Dr. Manning advised that we are at the halfway point now for this semester

Dr. Cooper gave his words of encouragement





Multiple motions and affirmations for adjournment

School Last Name First Name 22-Feb
Williamson College of Business Alderfer Ben 0
Health and Human Services Bollas Michael 1
Freshman Rep Boyd Tabitha 0
STEM Berdis Anthony 1
CLASS Shaw Jim Excused
President Brown Zach 1
Health and Human Services Cornman Mark 1
STEM Cullen Marissa 1
CLASS Daugherty Jack 1
Health and Human Services Davis Ra’shawd 1
STEM DeMaiolo Derek 1
Trustee DeMaiolo Dan 1
STEM D’Orio Madeline 1
Education Frank Emily 1
Freshman Rep Gessler Elyse 1
Health and Human Services Johnson Roy 1
CLASS Jones Katie 0
CLASS Koneval Joni 1
STEM Lipp Lindsay 1
Education Louk Sarah Excused
Education Mankey Charles 1
CLASS McIntyre Justin 1
Freshman Rep Meditz Ryan 1
Business Meditz Nick 1
Secretary of Technology Mesick Steve 1
Graduate Studies Montecalvo Gia 1
Health and Human Services Nmekeh Christine 1
Fine and Performing Arts Notareschi Genna 1
CLASS O’Neil Donovan 1
Education Peterson Nicole 0
Health and Human Services Rauscher Phil 0
Graduate Studies Sovesky Robert 1
VP for Financial Affairs Stafford Sarah 1
STEM Sujka Brittany 1
Executive Vice President Twyford Abbie 1
Fine and Performing Arts Vietmeier Anna 1
Health and Human Services Volepe Victoria 1

37 Members of SGA

30 Voting Members Present

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