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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, August 30, 1977






Agenda and meeting minutes for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Senate. CSUN Session 6 Meeting Minutes and Agendas.

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SENATE MEETING //9 August 30, 1977 I. Call to Order Meeting was called to order by the Chair at 4:14 p.m. in Lounge 203 of the Student Union. II. Roll Call Roll call was taken by the CSUN Secretary. Members present: Bob Biale De Ann Turpen Ingrid Hegedus Scott Hoover Bobby Lawson Jerry Gatch Dave Bergen Chuck White Peggy Burnham Iris McCowan Greg McKinley Gene Russo Marshal Willick Mike Verchick absent excused: Rob Nielsen absent unexcused: Cindy Vannucci Young Jackie Spektor Richard Simms Dave Cavalieri Keith Terry III. Approval of Minutes Correction was noted on Senate Minutes #8 that Jackie Spektor was excused from the meeting. Motion to approve Minutes //8 as corrected by Jerry Gatch and Seconded by Mike Verchick. Discussion. Gene Russo stated that on page two under New Business, the last item, regarding which signatures must appear on all expenditures must be striken from the minutes because it is in direct conflict to the Constitution. Motion to approve minutes as corrected passes. IV. Open Discussion A. Executive Board Announcements 1. Ken Holt explained that the campus Office of Information had received national recognition for their award winning booklet for Freshmen. They received third place honors for their achievement. Chair entertains a motion to present the Office of Information with the Infamous Done Good Award and recognition from this body. So moved by Marshal Willick and seconded by Mike Verchick. Motion passes. 2. Budget Jerry Gatch moved to table the budget until the next meeting, seconded by Gene Russo. Motion passes. 3. The operating policy for the Appropriations Committee is submitted at this time. It will be voted on at the next meeting. V. Committee Reports A. Intermural Sports Ken Holt submits the operating policy for IS as Gary Wood is not present at this time. This will be voted on also at the next meeting. B. Activities Board Steve Francis reminded the Senate that the Operating Policy for his Board was to be voted on at this meeting. Marshal Willick moved for a 10 minute recess, seconded by Mike Verchick. Purpose of recess was to review the revised operating policy. Motion passes. Meeting called back to order at 4:35 p.m. Chair - reprimands Mr. Francis for passing out movie and coffee house passes during the recess. Discussion on Operating Policy. Numerous objections were raised and comments were made pertaining to these. (Bobby Lawson excused). Jerry Gatch called for the question, seconded by Mike Verchick. Motion to vote immediately passes 8-4-0. Main motion passes 10-3-1. Vote on contracts: 1. Charles Berlitz contract passes with one abstention. 2. Oktoberfest mug expenditure passes. 3. Activities Booklet expenditure of $2,140 passes with one abstention. C. Union Board Gene Russo discussed the snack bar renovation plans and mentioned that it is on the agenda for the Board of Regents meeting. He stated that at this time the board is taking greater security measures because of the recent thefts. He added that the next Union Board meeting will be on September 13, 1977. An extended discussion was held regarding Saga Foods and their contract. Old Business A. Senate Nominations 1. Allied Health a. Judy Sawyer is ineligible for this position. 2. Hotel a. Jim Rafferty b. Lora Miller, withdrawn. Greg McKinley moved to table. Seconded by Dive Bergen. Marshal Willick moved for a 5 minute recess, seconded by Jerry Gatch. Motion passes. (Ingrid Hegedus excused). Meeting called back to order. Greg McKinley withdraws his motion. He then moved to postpone indefinitely. Seconded by Dave Bergen. Motion passes with three abstentions. B. Chait entertains motion to move into Senate Nominations. So moved by Marshal Willick and seconded by Chuck White. Motion passes. Mike Verchick nominated Joe Matvay from Math and Science. Marshal Willick nominated Stacy Groshan from Math and Science. Greg McKinley nominated Judy Sawyer from University College. Bob Blaskey notified the Senate of his acceptance of an internship with Senator Cannon. His senate seat will be vacant. VII. Old Business A. USUNS Dues Jerry Gatch moved to approve the expenditure of $2,040 for USUNS dues for the 1977-78 school year, seconded by Gene Russo. Motion passes, with one abstention. B. Voting Booth Marshal Willick moved for a vote of confidence on spending $180 from General Expense for two voting booths. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Motion passes unanimously. C. Travel Policy Marshal explained that the policy has not been submitted to the senate because he has not received all of the input from the administration yet. He will submit it as soon as he receives this input. VIII. New Business A. Marshal Willick made a motion that CSUN will only be held responsible for those expenditures of elected or appointed officers as per the CSUN policy that are dispersed during the officers term of office. Seconded by Dave Bergen. Discussion. Chair rules motion out of order and asks Marshal to do some more research into this area. Marshal Willick withdraws his motion. B. Parliamentarian Greg McKinley asked what the status of the Parliamentarian was. The chair stated that he would contact Dr. Cassese and discuss the problem with him. Motion to adjourn by Jerry Gatch, seconded by Scott Hoover. Motion fails. C. Marshal suggested that CSUN have their own team for intermurals. He also asked the senators to speak to their classes about the new constitution so that we can get the needed percent to vote. He also made a motion that a list be distributed to the Senate of the lunches from the host fund and who attended. This list is to be monthly, with amounts and dates included. Seconded by Dave Bergen. Motion passes with two abstentions. D. Marshal Willick moved to give Bob Blaskey the Done Good Award. Seconded by Jerry Gatch. Motion passes with two abstentions. IX. Adjournment Greg McKinley moved to adjourn. Seconded by DeAnn Turpen. Motion passes, meeting adjourned at 5:44 p.m.