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Minutes for January 28, 2013

SGA Meeting Minutes 01-28-2013

Cory called the meeting to order at 4:05 PM

Caroline took role

Cory approved the minutes from last meeting

Cory moved to Executive Business

Cory gave the President’s Report

– Welcome new members! Stephanie Davis, Jordan Edgell, Zach Hacket, Mark Thornhill, & Mario Motha

– Red Box most likely not going to be permitted on campus

– Contacted college deans regarding travel funds

– Elections board for Spring 2013 elections

Cory concluded his report

Catie gave the Vice President of Financial Affairs Report

– $7,200.00 left until end of the semester

Catie concluded her report

Caroline gave the chair report for Student Life Committee

– Congrats to Financial Appropriations committee for winning the school supplies drive challenge

Caroline concluded her report

Nicole gave the chair report for Academic Affairs Committee

– Nothing to report

Nicole concluded her report

Alyssa gave the chair report for University Affairs Committee

– Greenhouse supporters

– Advertising YSU to area high schools

Alyssa concluded her report

Charesse gave the chair report for Financial Appropriations Committee

Charesse and representatives of organizations spoke on behalf of their events

Charesse concluded her report

Cory moved to Unfinished Business

– None

Cory moved to New Business

A.)   SB F 2013-7 Appropriations

Motion to open discussion on bill:

1st Travis

2nd Multiple

Motion to close discussion on bill:

1st Travis

2nd Catie

SB F 2013-7 passed unanimously

B.)   Wednesday 4:00-5:00 in Chestnut Room: Student forum for new university president discussion

Motion to open discussion:

1st Elyse

2nd Justen

Open body discussion, what we are looking for in a new YSU President:

–       Support student organizations

–       Raise graduation rate

–       Connected and social with students

–       Promote student success stories

–       Expand university property

–       Avoid “business mindset”, have a “student mindset” to round students as individuals

–       Update the university buildings

–       Has connections to grow financially

–       Long term goals with intentions to stay here for many years

–       Use funds wisely for commuter students

–       Understanding of the Youngstown area

–       Reevaluate departments and give constructive criticism, what is best for students

Motion to close discussion:

1st Catie

2nd Multiple

C. Appropriation proposal status

Motion to open discussion:

1st Melissa

2nd Multiple

–       Still waiting for Jack Fahey to get back to us

–       Cory may prepare a presentation

–       See Cory for specifics

Motion to close discussion

1st Elyse

2nd Multiple

Gallery Remarks

Advisor Remarks

Members Remarks


Cory adjourned the meeting at 4:52 PM