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Student

Government Association
at Texas Wesleyan University
13th Called Business Meeting
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
SGA Chamber
Representatives and Members in Attendance: President Mendez, Vice President Borghee
Secretary Snchez, Treasurer Alghussein, Representatives Saheb, Thornton, Byerly, Alharthi,
Bessinger, Hemani, Dean Hall, Dr. M. Payne
Absences/Tardies: Finley (excused), Bessinger (excused)
Meeting Start Time: 3:33pm Meeting Adjournment: 4:23pm

Call To Order
Invocation Vice President Borghee
Pledges
Call of the Roll Secretary Sanchez
Election of Chief Justice Alan Villafana
Vice President Borghee makes a motion
o To vote on the nominee for the Chief Justice position
Multiple seconds
1 abstention
Representative Hemani makes a motion
o To amend the agenda to include Swearing in of Executive Officer following,
Election of Chief Justice
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Swearing in of Executive Officer Chief Justice
Review of the Minutes from November 20, 2014
Representative Byerly makes a motion
o To approve the minutes as written
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous

Amendments
President Mendez asked that the amendment be tabled once again to the third
Business Meeting on February 5th, 2015.
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o To table the amendment to the third Business Meeting of the semester
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
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Bills
Representative Bessinger is the representative of this Greek T-Shirt Bill and Vice
President Borghee will be presenting on her behalf.
o Be it enacted by the Texas Wesleyan Student Government Association: no
more than $580.00 will be allocated for the Greek Life shirts.
o 95 shirts will be ordered
o President Mendez spoke with Deborah Dover who has insisted that the
Student Government Association logo (Sponsored By) be included on the
back of the shirt.
Representative Thornton makes a motion
o For a 3-minute moderated caucus
Multiple seconds
1 abstention
Speakers included:
o Representative Byerly
o Representative Thornton
o President Mendez
o Dean Hall
o Vice President Borghee
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o For a 3-minute unmoderated caucus
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o For a 2-minute unmoderated caucus
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o For a 3-minute unmoderated caucus
Zero seconds
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o For a 2-minute unmoderated caucus
Zero seconds
Vice President Borghee makes a motion
o For a 2-minute moderated caucus
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Speakers include:
o Representative Thornton
Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion
o To amend the Greek Life T-Shirt Bill to add Section1 saying Student Life
has agreed to split the total cost of $580.00 and Section 2: No more than
$290.00 shall be allocated from the Student Government Association.
Multiple seconds
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Vote unanimous
Vice President Borghee makes a motion
o To vote on the bill as amended
Multiple seconds
4 abstentions
Committee Report
Finance & Audit
o Treasurer Alghussein presents his committee report.
o Representative Hemani makes a motion
To approve the committee report as written
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Budget Approval
o Treasurer Alghussein presents the updated budget
Spring revenue has not been included to the budget that was
presented
o Representative Saheb makes a motion
To vote on the budget as written
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous
Voluntary Remarks
Representative Byerly
o Looking into the prospects of a fine arts evening
Treasurer Alghussein
Dr. Payne
Vice President Borghee
o University College Day
Representative Thornton
o Applications open for Mortar Board, Feb. 2nd deadline
Representative Saheb
Secretary Sanchez
o Theatre presents The Survivor from February 18-22
Chief Justice Villafana
Ryan Grounds, The Rambler
o Parking concern
Lamba Kappa Kappa and Alpha Xi Delta cleanup on Saturday in the mall area
Representative Hemani
o Dallas Adolescent Suicide Awareness Walk, March 25th

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Words from the President


Welcome back to the spring semester!
Upcoming projects
Be sure to pick up a contact sheet if you have not done so already.
Volleyball Court Lighting
Communication for absences and tardies
Adjournment
o Representative Saheb makes a motion
To adjourn the meeting
Multiple seconds
Vote unanimous

Approval by the Secretary: JES

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