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Minutes for October 26, 2009

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Zachary BROWN) called the meeting to order at precisely (4:05pm)

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

Mr. BROWN summarized the meeting’s agenda and without objection the agenda and previous meeting’s minutes were approved.

Mr. Brown Moved into Executive Business

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown gave his presidents reports

Advised students to check off on checklist in SGA office for Hoodies and T-Shirts

Yielded to questions

Yielded to committee reports

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Mr. Brown Yielded to Student life

Mr. Brkic gave reports

Advised of list going around room w/ signup for Tailgate

Also that is looking ot set up meeting to look over surveys that were administered

Mr. Brkic yielded himself to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to Academic Affairs

Ms. Koneval gave committee report

Reported on first year experience conference in Cincinnati

Yielded to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to University Affairs

Ms. Peterson gave committee report

Ms. Peterson yielded to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to Financial Affairs

Mr. McIntyre gave report then yielded to

Yielded to:

IMA-none present

Early Childhood Student Association-Spoke 1 min

Dana School of music research-Spoke 1 min

AMA-Spoke 1 min

Greek Campus Life- Spoke 1 min

OCMEA(Music educators association)- Spoke 1 min

Institute of Industrial Engeneers

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown Asked for unfinished business

Mr. Brown Brought up the Budget ad hoc committee and talked about setting up times

Mr. Brown Distributed the SGA Appropriations Budget Restructuralization Project

Mr. Brown Yielded to Questions on this topic

Mr. Daugherty asked about restructuring of committees

Mr. Brown advised how they will present this to the Board in terms of how our committees will be structured

Mr. Brown informed the body that there will be new executive members on the body due to increased role of student government if ABRP is enacted

Mr. Brown moved onto SR-F 2009-03

Mr. Brown yielded to Ms. Twyford to explain the American College and University presidents Climate Commitment

Mr. O’Neil moved to discussion Mr. Oyler 2nd

Ms. Twyford explained that this is something that was picked up before but dropped, would be major statement for SGA to make

Mr. Daugherty asked for clarification on formality

Mr. O’Neil expressed his discontent with the bill

Ms. Boyd asked about the cost of doing this and not doing this

Mr brown explained that since we are already moving towards this we should further encourage that

Mr. Brown yielded to Dr. cooper

Dr. Cooper stated that he fully endorses all activities that are geared toward sustainability, but holds reservations about cost effective nature of enacting such legislation

Dr. Manning reiterated Dr. Coopers comments

Mr O’Neil added to his previous comments

Mr. Brkik moved that this be moved to university affairs

Ms. Gessler 2nd

Mr. Brown moved this to the University Affairs committee for further research

Mr. Brown moved to topic of Seven Springs Resorts Retreat

Mr. Brkic advised that e knew of other options for the lodging at Seven Springs

Mr. Brown moved the Seven Springs retreat research to Student Life

Ms. Gessler asked if it would be possible to look other places for our retreat that may be more cost effective

Ms. Boyd stated that we should stop while on our trip at Jean and Boots Candy Store

Mr. Brown stated that we would possibly take a bus to the retreat

Ms. D’Orio asked how long we could take a YSU vehicle

Mr. Meditz asked about dates

Mr. Brown advised that I would be the week after finals or the week before we come back in spring

Ms. Gessler questioned the cost of taking a school bus as recommended by Mr. Brkic

Ms. Twyford stated that in her experience with MUN we may not be able ot take University Vehicles

Ms. D’Orio asked about other options as well

Mr Brown entertained motion to close

Ms. D’Orio closed Ms. Cullen 2nd

Mr. Brown Moved in New Business

NEW BUSINESS:

Ms. Koneval moved to discussion on SB F 2009-05

Mr. Meditz 2nd

Mr. Brown Closed discussion and moved to vote of acclimation

All those in favor-Ayes, no opposition, no abstentions

Ms. Twyford brought up SGA donating money to matching fund for United Way on behalf of YSU students

Ms. Twyford advised students about administrations desires to donate money to United Way

Mr. Brown advised that the money would come from SGA’s office budget

Mr. Daugherty asked about the placement of United Way posters

Mr. Brkic said he would not mind throwing in some of his own money to the United Way fund as well

Ms. Cullen believes that the United Way drive will last for a year

Mr. Oyler said he believes this is a good cause

Mr. Johnson said that United Way is not the only organization which needs help in the area

Ms. Koneval clarified that United Way sponsors a whole host of organizations

Mr. Mesick said that in the event that we can’t as SGA donate, we should still pass the hat around

Dr. Manning said that there is a chance that we will not be able to use SGA funds for the United Way

Dr. Cooper said that we should try to challenge students to raise money themselves

Mr. Brown said that he would like to see us collect money in different ways this week at our organizations

Ms. Boyed wanted to know how much was raised so far

Mr. Brown advised has risen $25,000 in 9 days

Ms. D’Orio said that we should try to collect from the tailgate

Ms. Twyford thought that SGA could set up a competition among each college to try and bring in the most money, with reward for the college which does the most

Mr. Meditz asked if there was a chance that the united way would be at the tailgate

Mr. Brown moved onto Advisors and Member Remarks

ADVISOR AND MEMBER REMARKS:

Mr. Brown yielded to the Advisors

Dr. Manning gave his words of encouragement

Dr. Cooper gave his words of encouragement

Made separate note about his previous comments in that he does support making pledges to reduce carbon footprints and making the campus more efficient, but asks students to understand what they are voting on especially when sending it to the president

We talked shortly about moving our agendas to power point to save on paper costs, students present were essentially in agreement about moving away from paper agendas

Ms. Cullen took Point of Personal Privilege

Members gave their remarks on the preceding events

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Mr. Daugherty acted like a smart ass about Typos in comments

Ms. Twyford announced that her penguin’s full name is Henry Edwin Beuford Jr. this was met with accolades and much gaity

GALLERY REMARKS:

No Members in the Gallery

ADJOURNMENT:

Multiple motions and affirmations for adjournment

ATTENDANCE LIST:

STEM Berdis Anthony

0

Williamson College of Business Alderfer Ben

1

Health and Human Services Bollas Michael

1

Freshman Rep Boyd Tabitha

1

Graduate Studies Brkic John

1

President Brown Zach

1

STEM Cullen Marissa

1

CLASS Daugherty Jack

1

STEM DeMaiolo Derek

1

Trustee DeMaiolo Dan

1

Graduate Studies Doinoff Cassandra abest
STEM D’Orio Madeline

1

Education Frank Emily

1

Freshman Rep Gessler Elyse

1

Health and Human Services Johnson Roy

1

CLASS Koneval Joni

1

STEM Lipp Lindsay

1

Education Mankey Charles

1

CLASS McIntyre Justin

1

Freshman Rep Meditz Ryan

1

Secretary of Technology Mesick Steve

1

Fine and Performing Arts Notareschi Genna

1

CLASS O’Neil Donovan

1

Williamson College of Business Oyler Ken

1

Education Peterson Nicole

1

Education Powlysyn Margo

1

Graduate Studies Sovesky Robert

1

VP for Financial Affairs Stafford Sarah

1

Fine and Performing Arts Steffler Jason

0

STEM Sujka Brittany

1

Executive Vice President Twyford Abbie

1

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Zachary BROWN) called the meeting to order at precisely (4:05pm)

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

Mr. BROWN summarized the meeting’s agenda and without objection the agenda and previous meeting’s minutes were approved.

Mr. Brown Moved into Executive Business

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown gave his presidents reports

Advised students to check off on checklist in SGA office for Hoodies and T-Shirts

Yielded to questions

Yielded to committee reports

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Mr. Brown Yielded to Student life

Mr. Brkic gave reports

Advised of list going around room w/ signup for Tailgate

Also that is looking ot set up meeting to look over surveys that were administered

Mr. Brkic yielded himself to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to Academic Affairs

Ms. Koneval gave committee report

Reported on first year experience conference in Cincinnati

Yielded to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to University Affairs

Ms. Peterson gave committee report

Ms. Peterson yielded to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to Financial Affairs

Mr. McIntyre gave report then yielded to

Yielded to:

IMA-none present

Early Childhood Student Association-Spoke 1 min

Dana School of music research-Spoke 1 min

AMA-Spoke 1 min

Greek Campus Life- Spoke 1 min

OCMEA(Music educators association)- Spoke 1 min

Institute of Industrial Engeneers

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown Asked for unfinished business

Mr. Brown Brought up the Budget ad hoc committee and talked about setting up times

Mr. Brown Distributed the SGA Appropriations Budget Restructuralization Project

Mr. Brown Yielded to Questions on this topic

Mr. Daugherty asked about restructuring of committees

Mr. Brown advised how they will present this to the Board in terms of how our committees will be structured

Mr. Brown informed the body that there will be new executive members on the body due to increased role of student government if ABRP is enacted

Mr. Brown moved onto SR-F 2009-03

Mr. Brown yielded to Ms. Twyford to explain the American College and University presidents Climate Commitment

Mr. O’Neil moved to discussion Mr. Oyler 2nd

Ms. Twyford explained that this is something that was picked up before but dropped, would be major statement for SGA to make

Mr. Daugherty asked for clarification on formality

Mr. O’Neil expressed his discontent with the bill

Ms. Boyd asked about the cost of doing this and not doing this

Mr brown explained that since we are already moving towards this we should further encourage that

Mr. Brown yielded to Dr. cooper

Dr. Cooper stated that he fully endorses all activities that are geared toward sustainability, but holds reservations about cost effective nature of enacting such legislation

Dr. Manning reiterated Dr. Coopers comments

Mr O’Neil added to his previous comments

Mr. Brkik moved that this be moved to university affairs

Ms. Gessler 2nd

Mr. Brown moved this to the University Affairs committee for further research

Mr. Brown moved to topic of Seven Springs Resorts Retreat

Mr. Brkic advised that e knew of other options for the lodging at Seven Springs

Mr. Brown moved the Seven Springs retreat research to Student Life

Ms. Gessler asked if it would be possible to look other places for our retreat that may be more cost effective

Ms. Boyd stated that we should stop while on our trip at Jean and Boots Candy Store

Mr. Brown stated that we would possibly take a bus to the retreat

Ms. D’Orio asked how long we could take a YSU vehicle

Mr. Meditz asked about dates

Mr. Brown advised that I would be the week after finals or the week before we come back in spring

Ms. Gessler questioned the cost of taking a school bus as recommended by Mr. Brkic

Ms. Twyford stated that in her experience with MUN we may not be able ot take University Vehicles

Ms. D’Orio asked about other options as well

Mr Brown entertained motion to close

Ms. D’Orio closed Ms. Cullen 2nd

Mr. Brown Moved in New Business

NEW BUSINESS:

Ms. Koneval moved to discussion on SB F 2009-05

Mr. Meditz 2nd

Mr. Brown Closed discussion and moved to vote of acclimation

All those in favor-Ayes, no opposition, no abstentions

Ms. Twyford brought up SGA donating money to matching fund for United Way on behalf of YSU students

Ms. Twyford advised students about administrations desires to donate money to United Way

Mr. Brown advised that the money would come from SGA’s office budget

Mr. Daugherty asked about the placement of United Way posters

Mr. Brkic said he would not mind throwing in some of his own money to the United Way fund as well

Ms. Cullen believes that the United Way drive will last for a year

Mr. Oyler said he believes this is a good cause

Mr. Johnson said that United Way is not the only organization which needs help in the area

Ms. Koneval clarified that United Way sponsors a whole host of organizations

Mr. Mesick said that in the event that we can’t as SGA donate, we should still pass the hat around

Dr. Manning said that there is a chance that we will not be able to use SGA funds for the United Way

Dr. Cooper said that we should try to challenge students to raise money themselves

Mr. Brown said that he would like to see us collect money in different ways this week at our organizations

Ms. Boyed wanted to know how much was raised so far

Mr. Brown advised has risen $25,000 in 9 days

Ms. D’Orio said that we should try to collect from the tailgate

Ms. Twyford thought that SGA could set up a competition among each college to try and bring in the most money, with reward for the college which does the most

Mr. Meditz asked if there was a chance that the united way would be at the tailgate

Mr. Brown moved onto Advisors and Member Remarks

ADVISOR AND MEMBER REMARKS:

Mr. Brown yielded to the Advisors

Dr. Manning gave his words of encouragement

Dr. Cooper gave his words of encouragement

Made separate note about his previous comments in that he does support making pledges to reduce carbon footprints and making the campus more efficient, but asks students to understand what they are voting on especially when sending it to the president

We talked shortly about moving our agendas to power point to save on paper costs, students present were essentially in agreement about moving away from paper agendas

Ms. Cullen took Point of Personal Privilege

Members gave their remarks on the preceding events

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Mr. Daugherty acted like a smart ass about Typos in comments

Ms. Twyford announced that her penguin’s full name is Henry Edwin Beuford Jr. this was met with accolades and much gaity

GALLERY REMARKS:

No Members in the Gallery

ADJOURNMENT:

Multiple motions and affirmations for adjournment

ATTENDANCE LIST:

STEM

Berdis

Anthony

0

Williamson College of Business

Alderfer

Ben

1

Health and Human Services

Bollas

Michael

1

Freshman Rep

Boyd

Tabitha

1

Graduate Studies

Brkic

John

1

President

Brown

Zach

1

STEM

Cullen

Marissa

1

CLASS

Daugherty

Jack

1

STEM

DeMaiolo

Derek

1

Trustee

DeMaiolo

Dan

1

Graduate Studies

Doinoff

Cassandra

abest

STEM

D’Orio

Madeline

1

Education

Frank

Emily

1

Freshman Rep

Gessler

Elyse

1

Health and Human Services

Johnson

Roy

1

CLASS

Koneval

Joni

1

STEM

Lipp

Lindsay

1

Education

Mankey

Charles

1

CLASS

McIntyre

Justin

1

Freshman Rep

Meditz

Ryan

1

Secretary of Technology

Mesick

Steve

1

Fine and Performing Arts

Notareschi

Genna

1

CLASS

O’Neil

Donovan

1

Williamson College of Business

Oyler

Ken

1

Education

Peterson

Nicole

1

Education

Powlysyn

Margo

1

Graduate Studies

Sovesky

Robert

1

VP for Financial Affairs

Stafford

Sarah

1

Fine and Performing Arts

Steffler

Jason

0

STEM

Sujka

Brittany

1

Executive Vice President

Twyford

Abbie

1

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