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January 30, 2012

Student Government Association
Minutes
January 30, 2011

Call to Order - 5:05 p.m.

Roll Call

Approval of the Minutes (motioned and seconded)

Gallery Addresses the Body

  1. Provost Minner
    1. Introduced himself and allowing the opportunity to introduce yourself to him.
  2. Megan Rhodes
    1. Interest meeting Wednesday the 1st at 7 p.m. in the Bonnie for a tobacco free campus. School pride i.e. class rings not very big. Want to create a ring ceremony build up. If interested contact Megan Rhodes. Also interested in creating community service opportunities.

President’s Report - Emily Redd

  1. Holding interest meetings for next year’s Student Government
  2. February 15-16 at 6 p.m. in Bonnie 210.
  3. T-shirt exchange
  4. Turn in old Radford shirt for a new one.
  5. Misinterpretation of the constitution.
  6. See constitution, Article four section C. Zach made the decision to stay as LEC and not take the EVP position

Legislative Vice President's Report - Justin Blankenship

  1. Constitution committee at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays

Vice President of Student Finance’s Report - Nicole Munsey

Chief of Staff’s Report - Randi-Lyn Randall

  1. Budgets are done! Will be put under important documents on D2L.
  2. Conference application due by Wednesday at noon. NO LATER THAN THAT. Open to anyone in SGA that is not a senior and who will be returning to SGA next year. March 3rd (Friday, Saturday). Will be driving, so accepting 6-8 people.
  3. Cab Staff weekly update- All due Wednesdays at noon. Type it on word, save it, and then drop it in the D2L dropbox.
  4. Everything is on D2L now.
  5. SGA Manager will have tasks for each position and once completed it you can put a check mark and it will directly let Exec Board know it’s done. Office hours will not be done through this software starting next Monday.

Senate Reports

  1. Senator Midkiff
    1. USA Today
    2. Pilot is free, no charge just to get the numbers. Sheet was passed out with all of the information. Contact Charles Midkiff with any questions.

Cabinet and Staff Reports

  1. Website Administrator Nancy White
    1. Website Bios
    2. Bio for the websites are due nwhite15@radford.edu by Friday. Also send in a picture, preferably in Radford gear.
  2. Coordinator Hammond
    1. Homecoming dance
    2. Moving homecoming to March 16th dance, due to funding issues or looking into doing a fall dance due to Men of Standards holding a spring dance, or making it non-formal. Email Brittni Hammond with feedback.
    3. Relay for Life
    4. 15 new signatures!
  3. Coordinator McCoy
    1. Advocacy Day Training
    2. Last Advocacy Day Training this Wednesday 6pm in Heth room 043, let Zach know by tomorrow if you will be unable to attend.
    3. Athletic Coordinator McCage
    4. My committee will be having their meeting at 6 in the SGA office on Tuesday.

After this week the committee meetings will resume at 6:30

  1. Greek life rush starts this Thursday-Wednesday.
  2. RCPT will be having a Wii sports competition Feb 8 in the bonnie
  3. CAMP Fair will be on campus Feb 15
  4. Wild life society, rt club interests? See me after for information
    committee plans

Old Business

  1. Approve the following candidates for the position listed (All were sworn in)
    1. Karisa Loy- Senior Class Senator
    2. Claire Hathaway- Freshman Class
    3. Rebecca Pinksy- At Large Senator
    4. Diana Bates – On Campus Senator
  2. Approval for up to $4,000 to be spent on Spring Conference.

New Business

  1. Suspend Robert’s Rules (Motioned and seconded)
  2. Randi-Lyn: Approval of muffins for Meet and Greet on Feb. 25
  3. 400 dollars was approved for the meet and greet.
  4. Presidential Appointments
    1. Pinar Maurice: communication’s assistant
    2. Congratulation goes to Pinar!
    3. Brittni Hammond: Executive Vice President
      1. Congratulation goes to Brittni!
  5. Reinstate Robert’s rules (Motioned and seconded)
  6. Charles Midkiff’s proposal was tabled until next week.

Announcements

  1. Don Appiarius-  Leadership conference in the Bonnie Saturday, March 24

Adjournment - 6:25 p.m.