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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, May 10, 1977






Agenda and meeting minutes for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Senate. CSUN Session 5 Meeting Minutes and Agendas.

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CONSOLIDATED STUDENTS UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS 4505 Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 Telephone (702) 739-3477 I. Call t6 Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes IV. Open Discussion V. Committee Reports A. Activities Board B. Organizations Committee C. Union Board VI. Old Business VII. New Business VIII. Adjournment AGENDA SENATE MEETING //32 SENATE MEETING //32 I. Call to Order Meeting was called to order at 4:10 p.m. by Ken Holt II. Roll Call Roll was taken by CSUN Secretary Members present: Members absent excused: Unexcused: Jeff Barta Dominick Cirone Andrew Sultan Debl Fields Sharon Baker Rich Cole Bobby Lawson Bill Marion Tom Moreo Jim Bateman Tara Corcoran Jim Rafferty Brad Peterson Mike Whipple Greg McKinley Dave Cavalieri Iris McCowan Warren Stief Keith Terry Gene Russo Marshal Willick Joe Warpinski Ken Holt John Hunt Joe Mann Leona Gonzales Tony Gwirtz III. Approval of Minutes Approval of minutes will be postponed until the next meeting. IV. New Business Marshal Willick made a motion to move onto New Business, seconded by Sharon Baker. Motion passes. Marshal read the following by-law into the minutes: An executive committee shall be formed consisting of the CSUN President, Vice President, and Treasurer to nominate those individuals who shall serve in the appointive positions of CSUN throughout the appointing President's term of office. All appointments will be made by a 2/3 majority of the Executive Committee. The majority opinion of this committee shall be presented to the Senate under Presidential appointments. He suggested that this could be brought to the Beard of Regents who have the power to initiate it, if it is approved by this body. Marshal moved to accept this in the form of a resolution. Seconded by Bobby Lawson. Discussion. Keith Terry Called for the question. Seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Motion passes. Vote on main motion ties at 8-8-2. Chair votes in favor, motion passes. V. Open Discussion Open Discussion was held for 15 minutes. Tom Moreo moved to waive the last part of discussion, seconded by Keith Terry. Jim Rafferty requested a division of the house. Motion fails for a lack of simple majority with 8 in favor, 6 opposed and one abstention. VI. Committee Reports A. Activities Board Scott Lorenz reminded the Senate that the F. Lee Bailey contract was up for approval at this meeting. Moved to approve by Dominick Cirone and seconded by Bill Marion. Discussion. Keith Terry called for the question. Seconded by Gene Russo. Motion passes to vote immediately. Main motion passes with two opposed and one abstaining. B. Union Board No report was given at this time by Acting Chairman Tom Moreo. C. By-Law Rick Pipkins reported that since the by-law committee is not a legal committee at this time, there will be no report. Marshal Willick moved to open nominations for the by-law committee. Seconded by Keith Terry. Marshal withdrew his motion. VII. Old Business A. Transfer of Funds Dan Russell was questioned as to why he made an illegal transfer of funds without the Treasurer's or the Vice President's signature, or of Dr. Glennen's on the Radio Station transfers. Mr. Russell stated that he did not feel that it was improper. VIII. New Business Marshal Willick moved to open nominations for Senate By-Law Committee. Bill Marion moved to table until the new Senate is seated. Marshal withdrew his motion. IX. Tom Moreo moved to adjourn, seconded by Keith Terry. Motion withdrawn. Marshal Willick moved for a 10 minute recess, seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Meeting called back to order at 5:31. Marshal Willick moved to open nominations for President Pro-Tempore. Seconded by Keith Terry. Keith Terry nominated Gene Russo, Rich Cole nominated Marshal Willick, and Sharon Baker nominated Mike Whipple. Chair entertained a motion to close nominations. Cirone, seconded by Keith Terry. Motion passes. So moved by Dominick Dave Cavalieri requested a roll call vote. Rich Cole requested a secret ballot. • Vote passes in favor of roll call vote. Jeff Barta Gene Dominick Cirone Mike Andrew Sultan Gene Debi Fields Mike Sharon Baker Mike Rich Cole Marshal Bobby Lawson Marshal Bill Marion Gene Tom Moreo Abs. Jim Bateman Gene Tara Corcoran Gene Jim Rafferty Mike Mike Whipple Abs. Dave Cavalieri Gene Iris McCowan Gene Warren Stief Gene Keith Terry Gene Gene Russo Abs. Marshal Willick Abs. Gene Russo is elected the President Pro-Tempore of the Senate with a vote of: Gene-9, Mike-4, Marshal-2, and 4 abstentions. Chair entertained a motion to adjourn. So moved by Sharon Baker and seconded by Bill Marion. Motion passes with one abstaining. Meeting adjourned at 5:38 p.m. I. Call to Order New meeting was called at 5:41. II. Roll Call Roll call was waived at this time. III. Welcome An official welcome was rendered to the Senate. IV. New Senators The Chair recognized the new Senators present at the meeting. They were: Bob Biale, De Ann Turpen, Scott Hoover, and Bob Blaskey. V. Senate Seat Keith Terry moved to approve Robert Nielson to the vacant Freshman Senate Seat. Seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Keith Terry called for the question, seconded by Warren Stief. Motion to vote immediately passes. Request for division of the house. Motion passes with 10 in favor and 8 opposed. Tom Moreo moved to reinstate a motion made last year as to publicizing all senate vacancies either in the Yell or by poster in the appropriate department before a seat can be filled. Seconded by Marshal Willick. Discussion Motion passes with one abstention. Bobby Lawson moved to reconsider the motion to accept Robert Nielson. Seconded by Bob Biale. Joe Warpinski called for a division of the house. Motion to reconsider passes with 11-4-3. Discussion on motion to approve Robert Nielson. Bobby Lawson called for the question. Seconded by Jim Rafferty. Motion passes to vote immediately. Motion to approve Robert Nielson passes with 13-2-3. Mr. Nielson takes his seat. Gene Russo made a motion that the Secretary keep the Senate informed of vacancies in the senate. Seconded by Iris McCowan. Mr. Holt informed the senate that this would be the practice. Marshal moved that the Senate encumber up to $90 for the purchase of a voting booth. Seconded by Keith Terry. Discussion. Bill Marion moved to table until an exact figure is available. Seconded by Iris McCowan. Motion passes. Tom Moreo nominated Jim Rafferty, Marshal Willick, Mike Whipple, and Gene Russo to thei Senate By-Law Committee. Keith Terry nominated Dave Cavalieri. Gene Russo nominated Greg McKinley. Marshal moved to close nominations, seconded by Bobby Lawson. Bill Marion moved to table until next meeting when a ballot can be made up. Seconded by Keith Terry. Motion passes. Mr. Rafferty moved to amend the constitution to use Robert's Rules of Order instead of Sturgis. Seconded by Bobby Lawson. Mr. Rafferty withdrew his motion. Keith Terry moved to adjourn. Seconded by Gpne Russo. Meeting adjourned at 6:24 p.m.