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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, October 4, 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 #13 October 4, 1977 I. Call to Order The thirteenth meeting of the CSUN Senate was called to order by Chairman Ken Holt at 4:11 p.m. in Lounge 202 of the Moyer Student Union. II. Roll Call Roll was taken by the CSUN Secretary. Members present were: Members absent excused: unexcused: Rob Nielsen Elaine Mendonca Bob Biale DeAnn Turpen John Duncan Ingrid Hegedus Scott Hoover Gretchen Smith Bobby Lawson Jerry Gatch Dave Bergen Bruce Bayne Chuck White Richard Simms Cindy Kiser Peggy Burnham Iris McCowan Greg McKinley Gene Russo Marshal Willick Mike Verchick Joe Matvay none Judy Sawyer III. Approval of Minutes Greg McKinley moved to table approval of minutes until the next meeting. This included #11 and #12. Motion to table passed. IV. Executive Board Announcements 1. Last day for filing for Senatorial Races tomorrow. 2. Additions to agenda under New Business. Election Board Members Chris Ward, Lise Wyman, Pam Roberts, Lee Barrett, and Lisa Mazzita. Parking and Traffic committee: Rob Nielsen. 3. Ken mentioned that there was an article published about the Day Cay Center in the Review Journal. He noted that he is in the process of ordering new equipment for the Center. V. Open Discussion Topics discussed were the Learning Resource Center, the Reading Center, Election dates, Election By-Law. Chuck White reminds the Senate of the Softball Tournament on October 15. (Greg McKinley excused). VI. Committee Reports A. Activities Board Steve Francis submits the expenditure for the Brian O'Leary lecture for $1,000 plus expenses. Contract will be in the Senate boxes before the next meeting. Gene Russo commended Steve and his board for the David Frost lecture. B. Union Board Gene Russo had no report at this time. He noted that there would be a meeting this Friday. C. Constititution Revision Committee The constitution was submitted at this time. Pages 1 through 19 were handed out at this time. 19 through 34 will be placed in the Senate boxes as soon as the Xerox machine will comply. Ken announced that the constititution will be printed in its entirety twice in the Yell. Two meetings were set up for the Senate to discuss the constitution, Thursday, October 6 from 10 to 12, and Wednesday, October 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. In addition, three meeting times were set aside for the general student body to discuss the constitution. They are: October 18 from 10 to 12, October 20 from 3 to 4:30, and October 21 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Senators were asked to attend meetings to help with questions and answers. D. Radio Station Board Scott stated that the Board was still in the process of interviewing for the position of Radio Station Manager. The final determination is down to two people. Scott also stated that the location of the station is again being considered in the conference room since the University engineers determined that a cost of $40,000 would be nece-ssary to adapt the third floor area. The station is now estimated as being 4 to 6 months away from being on the air. E. Judicial Board Ken Holt introduced George Kabolis and Clyde Dalton, Justices of the Judicial Board, to the Senate. VII. Old Business A. Presidential Nominations 1. University Senate nominations were made at a prior meeting. Discussion on motion to approve. Bob Biale moved to table until all persons nominated are present before the Senate. Seconded by Joe Matvay. Motion fails with four in favor, 12 opposed and two abstaining. It was found that these nominations were approved at the last Senate meeting and the matter was dropped. 2. Activities Board The vote to approve Cindy Kiser as an Activities Board member passed unanimously. 3. Academic Standards Motion to approve Jerry Gatch and Rob Nielsen to the Academic Standards Committee passes unanimously. 4. Parking and Traffic Committee Motion to approve Gene Russo, Marshal Willick, Rob Nielsen, and Bill Giordano to the Parking and Traffic Committee passes with one abstention. VIII. New Business A. Travel Policy The Travel Policy is being submitted at this time. It is being submitted in the form of a by-law and will be referred to that committee. Chuck White moved to table until the next meeting. Seconded by Bruce Bayne. Motion passes to table with two opposed and three abstaining. B. Activities Board Ken noted that the Senate needed to vote on the Oom pah pah band expenditure of $1,700 for the Oktoberfest. Bob Biale moved to table this until we see the contract. Motion to table dies for lack of a second. (Elaine Mendonca excused). DeAnn Turpen called for the question, seconded by Gene Russo. Motion to vote immediately passed. Main motion passed with two abstentions. C. Election Board Rules were submitted. Discussion was held. Vote on rules passes unanimously. Chuck White moved to amend the rules to extend filing until Friday, October 7, at 3:30 p.m. Seconded by Gene Russo. (Mike Verchick excused). Discussion, motion passed unanimously. Marshal Willick moved to amend the section that stated minimum GPA to be 2.4 instead of 2.0 as the new constitution will state. Jerry Gatch seconded. Chair ruled this out of order because the current constitution states 2.0 is required and making it 2.4 would require an amendment to the constitution. IX. Adjournment Rob Nielsen moved to adjourn, seconded by Ingrid Hegedus. Motion passes and the meeting adjourned at 5:19 p.m.