ASWNMU SENATE MEETING
January 22, 2002
I. Call to Order
A. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Denton
II. Pledge of Allegiance
A. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Pro Tempore Preston.
III. Roll Call
A. Senators Bruchhauser, Franzoy, Gomez, Goodliffe, Jensen,
Ortiz, Preston, Romano, Talimatasi, Zankich were all present.
Senator's Rice and Burdette were absent.
B. Senator Jensen was named as the Sargent at Arms.
IV. Approval of Agenda
A. Pro Tempore Preston said that the November 14 minutes
needed to be added under "C" under the approval of minutes.
B. Senator Romano moved to approve the agenda and Senator
Franzoy seconded. The motion carried 9-1.
V. Approval of the Minutes
A. Pro Tempore Preston moved to approve the minutes from
the Special meetings of December 5 and January 16 and the
Senate meeting of November 14. Senator Franzoy seconded.
The motion carried 10-0.
VI. Executive Council Reports
A. President Zuniga handed out the resignation letters from
Zeke Hazlett and Joey Bocanegra. She announced that there
would be a one day bus trip to Santa Fe to join ASNM in
a press conference. She is hoping that most of the Senate
can attend. The bus would be leaving at 5:00am and returning
at 8:00pm. She also stated the urgency in going to Santa
Fe this semester. There has been talk regarding a $2 million
cut in the New Mexico lottery scholarship, cuts in Day Care
and Athletics. She will be addressing these issues in Santa
Fe. President Zuniga said that she would be out of town
from Wednesday until Friday.
B. Vice President Denton said that the Senators need to
start logging in their hours. Vice President Denton and
Treasurer Carrillo are going over hours every Friday. She
also said that the Senate needs to take over the Senate
meetings, including the agenda and the minutes. She told
the Senate to get their meetings set and send a memo to
Barb Flores in the Athletic offices so she could reserve
a room for them.
C. Secretary Ambriz had nothing to report.
D. Treasurer Carrillo announced that she would meet up
with Pro Tempore Preston regarding committees.
E. Governmental Affairs Director Rutherford asked the Senate
to please attend the trip to Santa Fe tomorrow. He also
said that he has been working hard and will be making many
more trips to Santa Fe for more lobbying.
VII. Old Business
A. The meeting time was discussed and the next meeting was
decided to be on January 28 and 7:30pm.
VIII. New Business
A. President Zuniga stated that there would need to be appointments
soon for three positions; 2 Senators and an Attorney General.
She has Katie Doll and Joelle Hagerman in mind for the two
Senator positions and Miguel Garcia for the Attorney General
A. President Zuniga announced that The Record will be out
soon and that the Executive Council needs to get their article
in by Monday. Vice President Denton said that there is a
new Advertisement Director position open with The Mustang
and whoever is interested they can apply at The Mustang
offices. She also said that the Activities Committee would
be meeting soon to start the ball rolling on Great Race.
Vice President Denton announced that the next Senate meeting
would be January 28, 2002 at 7:30pm.
A. Senator Talimatasi moved to adjourn the meeting and Pro
Tempore Preston seconded. The motion passed 10-0. The meeting
was adjourned at 9:10.