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Meeting of the General Assembly

Wednesday 11 February 2015, 8:30pm


Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall

Table of Contents
Agenda
Proposal to Vote
Proposal 141509
Uncommon Hour 02/20/2015

Proposal to Vote
Proposal 141510
The Good Ideas Fund: Mental Health Awareness Day

Agenda
Meeting of the General Assembly
11 February 2015
Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall
I.

Call to Order

II.

Roll Call

III.

Approval of Minutes

IV.

Public Comment Time

V.

Introduction of Guests Lesley Levy, Judicial Board Advisor


Jacques Larochelle 15, Judicial Board Chair

VI.

Old Business
a. Proposal to Vote: Uncommon Hour 2/20/2015 Justin J. Pearson 17

VII.

Reports of Committees
a. Student Affairs Justin J. Pearson 17
b. Academic Affairs Chrissy Rujiraorchai17
c. Student Organizations Oversight Committee Harriet Fisher17
d. Student Activities Funding Committee Ryan Davis 15
e. Facilities & Sustainability Bridgett McCoy 15
f.

Executive Committee Chris Breen 15 / Charlotte McLaughry 15


i. Proposal to Vote: BSG Gathering this Friday Charlotte
McLaughry 15

VIII.

Report of Members
a. Class Councils
b. Inter-House Council
c. Entertainment Board
d. Athletic Council
e. The McKeen Center
f.

Programming Director Emily Serwer 16

g. At-Large
IX.

Report of the President Chris Breen 15


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X.

Announcements

XI.

Adjournment

Proposal to Vote
Proposal 141509
Proposed by: Committee on Student Affairs
Date: 2 February 2015
UNCOMMON HOUR 02/20/2015
Bowdoin Student Government, convened in General Assembly

WHEREAS, Uncommon Hour, a professor-lecture series brought by the Committee on


Student Activities, was a well-attended and successful BSG event over the past
semester;

WHEREAS, Among the biggest factors contributing to its success was the advertising
for the events and the food provided at the lectures;

WHEREAS, Our operating budget includes a line-item for this service;

NOW,

THEREFORE, BE IT

ESOLVED, That the members of Bowdoin Student Government, convened in General


Assembly
Authorize the expenditure of $100.00 for the Uncommon Hour lecture on February
20, 2015 for food and advertising.

BY ORDER OF BOWDOIN STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Proposal to Vote
Proposal 141510
Proposed by: Committee on Student Activities
Date: 2 February 2015
THE GOOD IDEAS FUND: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY
Bowdoin Student Government, convened in General Assembly

WHEREAS, The Good Ideas Fund has been established to promote and engage a diverse
group of students in initiatives and causes that are important to the Bowdoin
community;

WHEREAS, Mental Health Awareness Day, which took place on Bowdoins campus on
Monday February 9th, 2015, created an opportunity for the acknowledgement,
discussion, and awareness of the stigmas around mental health on Bowdoin's
campus;

WHEREAS, The funding of this event helped to improve and increase dialogue about the
topic of mental health on Bowdoin's campus and supported Bowdoin students goals;

NOW,

THEREFORE, BE IT

ESOLVED, That the members of Bowdoin Student Government, convened in General


Assembly
Retroactively authorizes the expenditure of $475.00 towards the cost of Mental
Health Awareness Day.
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BY ORDER OF BOWDOIN STUDENT GOVERNMENT