Patrick, a freshman wants to offer feedback on smoking ban. He identifies as a nonsmoker, chooses to be a nonsmoker, support of smoking ban (or confining them), he doesn’t want to be exposed to secondhand smoke. Doesn’t want to potentially suffer from those who engage in smoking. His roommate just got cancer and he thinks that’s something to be considered. -
Vice President of UA: how do you feel about forms of tobacco use besides smoking?
Patrick: is okay with it because of non-effect on others
Representative Huey: how did he know to come in to public comment at rep assembly? -
He read an email to encourage students to come forward, came into office, talked to Mallory.
REPA 20131106 Budget Update (Bharat Bhojwani) – Discussion (5-10 min)
Vice President of Finance Bhojwani explains state of budget. Exact numbers are on the T-Drive. -
The current budget is $76,306,58 -
We have an extra $16,000 for a sustainability project. The fund is designed to be self-replenishing. The money sat their untouched. The money has since migrated to be related to be only for sustainability projects. -
Representative Marshall seeks clarification of language -
Representative Kawano seeks clarification if this will affect our budget for next year. -
VP Bhojwani says it will not affect funding for next year –it’s not part of our budget. -
VP Bhojwani we get $10,000 from U.S. Bank that is why we support them. We can get an extra $8,000 if an additional 4% of students signup. -
VP Bhojwani states that we’re doing well financially. -
Representative Davalos asks whether the sustainability fund is yearly accruing. It is not. -
VP of UA Carlson inquires about SEAC funding. “Will we be giving them money for Quadstock?” -
VP Bhojwani states that they have additional funding, but they are requesting some assistance.
Exec. Vice President Barnes requests to move Representative Ortiz makes motion Representative Goetze seconds The motion to have “appointment of representative on the agenda” passes unanimously
New Business REPA 20131113 Appointment – Action (10-15 min)
-4 people applied; narrowed it down to 2 strong applicants. There is a nomination tonight. We need a 2/3rds majority approve. Executive do not get to vote. -
Karen had a strong resume, community college transfer. -
This is Leah’s first quarter at SU. -
Karen has prior experience at her community college. -
Karen participated in senior week last year. -
Karen wants to make personal relationships with her constituents.