to Order at 8:32 p.m.
Absence: Webber, Perryman
Absence: Justin Taylor
of Agenda for: October 6th, 2009
to approve the agenda by Berry, seconded by Wheatley.
of Minutes for: September 22nd, 2009.
to approve Meeting Minutes for September 22nd, 2009 by Keeler,
seconded by Berry.
Executive Council Report
Marcia Shields, President:
Announced she attended the Homecoming meeting. The HC logo is now
available. There is also a decorating contest and for more
information talk to Perryman. President Shields also attended the
governance meeting. She has been working on reviewing the student
handbook as well. She was approached by a volunteer that had some
issues concerning sexual assault. She is looking into adding
something about such issues in the student handbook. Marcia has
also been updating executive councils hours and those hours are
available to everyone, just like the Senate. Additionally, she has
been working on getting the ASWNMU pictures up on the wall. She
also announced that the position of Associate Justice
is still available. The deadline will be October 12th,
and President Shields will select a candidate which the Senate will
then vote whether or not he/she is qualified. President Shields
reports that Justin Taylor has resigned from his duties due to
personal issues. Finally, she recommends that the Senate tables the
committee bill due to changes that must be made to the form. No
additional information to report.
Lacey Swihart, Vice President:
Announced that she has been working hard on Senate’s hours
and discussing the actual rules that are involved with them. She
attended the CNI committee. Additionally, she worked on volunteer
posters/tables. She also has been active in contacting clubs to
discuss possible activities each of them can participate in. Other
than that, she has been doing her office hours. No additional
information to report.
Anner Perryman, Secretary:
Treasurer Ortega reported on her behalf. Supply lists for
Homecoming are due no later than October ninth. Posters must be
made at next caucus. All posters and flyers must be approved no
later than October 8th,
and distributed no later than October Ninth. King/Queen duties must
also be completed by October Ninth. No additional information to
Louie Ortega, Treasurer:
Provided new adjustments to the budget under Supplies and Expenses.
Those adjustments are: Homecoming, Adopt a Median, and Business
cards. Everything else is basically the same except start up funds
for club recognition and club re-recognition. Recommended that all
senators pay 3 dollars for Homecoming t-shirts. No additional
information to report.
AJ Sandoval, Attorney General:
Started off his report by thanking all audience members for
attending meeting. He discussed the matching funds ratios and bills
that are being voted on in tonight’s meeting. He also has
been reviewing the constitution because some issues came up and
senators wanted his opinion on those issues. He voiced his concern
involving the Associate Justice position and he feels that this
particular position is very critical and urges the senate to pick
someone worthy. No additional information to report.
Alma Webber, Governmental Affairs
Director: President Shields
reported on her behalf. She has just been focusing on her office
hours and coordinating with NMSU concerning ASNM. A trip may be
announced at a later time. No additional information to report.
James Hill, Student Regent:
Announced Board of Regents meeting that was tentatively scheduled
for sometime in October would most likely be moved due to the
chairman of B of R recent illness. No additional information to
Committee Chairman Reports:
Bill XXXIV: Related to the recognition of the BESO club as an
ASWNMU Club with a $150.00 start up fund.
-Motioned by Senator Veltri, seconded by
- Motion passes: 11-0-1
Bill XXXV: Related to the matching funds for the NSNA club in the
amount of $497.60.
-Motioned by Senator Tsosie, seconded by
-Motion passes unanimously.
Bill XXXVI: Related to the matching funds for the Sociology club in
the amount of $501.67.
-Motioned by Senator Keeler, seconded by
- Motion passes unanimously.
Bill XXXVII: Related to the approval of Committees for the academic
year of 2009-2010 within the purview of the ASWNMU.
-Motion to table by Senator Keeler,
seconded by Senator Wheatley.
- Motion passes unanimously.
Murillo- spoke on behalf of the NSNA club. Is looking for advice on
Homecoming details and activities his club can participate in. Is
also seeking matching funds for his club. Senator Keeler thanked
him for attending.
Wheatley- discussed raffle for the School of Ed- “Food
Pantry” is still going on. Tickets are available. Drawing
date: October 16th.
Also invites everyone to attend “Oklahoma” on October
10th, and 11th
Keeler- “Adopt a Median” discussed breakdown of
financials. Requests volunteers to clean up median before signs are
Pro Tempore Berry- Asks Senate to meet in chambers after meeting.
Shields- Announced Homecoming King/ Queen Nominations to be held at
the first floor of the SMB starting Wednesday.
K Taylor- Meet the mustangs 6:30 Monday.
Ortega- Requests 1-2 students at large to sit on the Fees
Villarreal- Applauds ASWNMU in regards to their efforts concerning
the H1 N1 virus.
to adjourn meeting by Senator Trujillo, seconded by Berry.
at 9:07 p.m.