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Senate Meeting Minutes

 


Senate Meeting Agenda

February 6, 2008

I.               Call to order @ 8:31

II.              Opening ceremonies

III.            Roll call Absent Senator Stevenson

 

IV.            Approval of Agenda for February 6, 2008

 

a.     Bass motions to amend agenda to add line E. in New Business appointment of Patricia Helgert as ASWNMU Executive Secretary.

b.    Seconded by Estrada

c.     Motion passes 13-0-0

d.    Bass motions to approve agenda as amended

e.     Seconded by Estrada

f.      Motion passes 13-0-0

 

V.             Approval of Minutes for January 23, 2008

a.     Motioned by Molano

b.    Seconded by Scott

c.     Motion passes 13-0-0

 

VI.            ASWNMU Executive Council Reports

A.    President Abraham Martinez- Worked with Chris Schofield traveling to Santa Fe. Attended Foundation of Excellence and Strategic Planning meetings. Discipline Committee meeting 3:30 in GRC. Thanks Louis Ortega for doing interviews.

B.    Vice President Louis Ortega

a.     Attended meeting with DWI and Corre Caminos.† A new fee for transportation for students has been proposed. This would enable students eight to ten rides for $2.50 a semester.

C.    Secretary †

D.    Treasurer Ben Domke

a.     (Explained budget in detail) Fees Committee will have an open hearing February 11, 2008 at 8:30 P.M

E.    Attorney General Arturo Monje

a.     Next Tuesday Constitution and Bylaws Committee will meet at 6:30 P.M. Club recognition deadline February 27, 2008.

F.    Governmental Affairs Director Chris Schofield

a.     Been going to Santa Fe has had a lot of support from Senators and Representatives.

G.    Committee Reports

 

VII.           Old Business

 

VIII.         New Business

 

A.    Senate Bill for re-recognition of the Native American Club. Appropriation of $100.00 of start up money. (Helgert & Cordova)

a.     Motioned by Helgert

b.    Seconded by Cordova

c.     Discussion- Club plans to promote awareness and educate Native Americans. Club plans to give workshops about Native Americanís way or living.

d.    Motion passes 13-0-0

B.    Senate Bill for re-recognition of the Latter-Day Saint Student Association. Appropriation of $100.00 of start up money. (Molano & Helgert)

a.     Motioned by Molano

b.    Seconded by Helgert

c.     Discussion- Club plans to do community service, they provide free lunches every Wednesday. They also plan on doing requirements of ASWNMU.

C.    Senate Bill for re-recognition of SAAC. Appropriation of $100.00 of start up money. (Helgert & Cordova)

a.     Motioned by Helgert

b.    Seconded by Cordova

c.     Discussion- Club has organized Meet the Mustangs. Gathers food for churches and is going to participate in the Make a Wish Program

d.    Motion passes 13-0-0

D.    Senate Bill for recognition of SADD. Appropriation of $150.00 of start up money. (Molano & Helgert)

a.     Motioned by Molano

b.    Seconded by Helgert

c.     Discussion- Club plans to prevent destructive decisions of students. Plans on attending National Conference in June.

d.    Motion passes 13-0-0

E.    Senate Bill for appointment for Patricia Helgert as ASWNMU Executive Secretary

a.     Motioned by Pool

b.    Seconded by Molano

c.     Discussion- Would like to self advance.

d.    Motion passes 8-0-4

e.     Swearing in by President Abraham Martinez

 

 

IX.           Announcements

a.     Bass- Announces Great Race theme proposal by Senate to be The Seven Deadly Sins

b.    Molina- Golf tournament this Saturday and Sunday

c.     Bass- Cafeteria has a new plan for the 240 meal plan which is to bring a person for free.

 

X.            Adjournment @ 9:13

a.     Motioned by Molano

b.    Seconded by Scott

c.     Motion passes 12-0-0

 

 

 

 


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