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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, September 20, 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 #11 September 20, 1977 I. Call to Order The eleventh meeting of the CSUN Senate was called to order by Chairperson Ken Holt at 4:05. II. Roll Call Roll was taken by the CSUN Secretary. Members present: absent excused: absent unexcused: Rob Nielsen Bob Biale De Ann Turpen Ingrid Hegedus Scott Hoover Bobby Lawson Jerry Gatch Dave Bergen Chuck White Richard Simms Peggy Burnham Iris McCowan Greg McKinley Judy Sawyer Gene Russo Marshal Willick Mike Verchick Joe Matvay none Cyndi Vannucci Young Dave Cavalieri Keith Terry III. Approval of Minutes Motion by Gene Russo to dispense with the reading of Senate Minutes #9 and #10 and approve as submitted by the Secretary. Motion seconded by Mike Verchick. Motion passes. IV. Open Discussion 1. Executive Announcements Scott announces his appointments to the University Senate. Mya Lake, George Kabolis, Ken Holt, Peggy Burnham, Jerry Gatch, John Hunt, and himself. Discussion was held as to the constitutionality of the selection process of student members of the University Senate. No action was taken. 2. Parking and Traffic Committee Scott nominated Rob Nielsen and Marshal Willick. He notified the senate that two additional seats were open in this capacity. Interested persons were asked to contact Scott after the meeting. 3. Academic Standards Scott nominated Rob Nielsen to this committee of which Chuck White is already a member. He added that there was still one vacancy. 4. Elections Board Ken announced that there were three vacancies on this board. 5. Judicial Board Scott announced that two seats are available due to the resig-nations of LeighAnne Morejon and Dave Borris. If interested, please contact CSUN. V. Committee Reports A. Activities Board Steve Francis reported on the success of the coffee houses and the movie series. He added that the David Frost lecture on October 3 and Leonard Nimoy on October 24. He also stated that the ride the bus program was coming along thanks to Rob Nielsen. B. Union Board Gene Russo, Union Board Chairman, talked about the Saga price increase list that he handed out before the meeting. Discussion was held. He stated that a complaint box would be set up in the CSUN office for any complaints. He noted that the Snack Bar renovation was stricken from the Board of Regents meeting at the last minute but should appear on the next meeting. Marshal asked Gene to submit the price increase material to the Yell so that they may do an article on it if they wish. Mr. Russo agreed to this. C. Radio Board Scott informed the senate that the board is conducting interviews for the final selection of the radio station manager. These are the final four candidates. He mentioned that Hammett and Edison are still working on the application for license from the FCC. He added that they thought a frequency around 89 would be possible. This would be an FM station. D. Travel Policy Committee Marshal Willick stated the travel policy is completed and should be out to the Senate by the next meeting. VI. Old Business A. Intramural Operating Policy Due to the absence of Gary Wood at today's meeting, Ken entertained a motion to table this policy until the next meeting or when Gary is in attendance. So moved by Chuck White and seconded by Ingrid Hegedus. Motion passes. B. Senate Stipends (Motion to increase senate stipends to $25 was tabled at the last meeting until this one and is automatically brought from the table). Motion passes to increase stipends for Senators from $15 to $25 a month with one opposed and one abstention. C. Absences Ken Holt explained that increasing the number of meetings per month does not increase the amount of absences allowed to Senators per Semester. That number still remains at three unexcused per semester. VII. New Business A. Publicity Director Scott stated that Chris Aldridge resigned as the publicity person for CSUN and that he has appointed George Stamos as his replacement. He added that George has already held this position under the Karaffa administration when it was first established. This nomination will be voted on at the next meeting. B. Radio Station Expenditure $2,000 expenditure for Hammett and Edison was submitted at the last meeting. This money is being used to help with the application to the FCC. Discussion. Marshal Willick called for the question. Seconded by Richard Simms. Motion to vote immediately passes. Motion passes unanimously. C. Transfer of $3,000 for Cheerleading Advisor Scott informed the Senate that $3,000 was transferred into a wage account for Tina Kunzer, Cheerleading Advisor from General Expense. Motion passes to approve. D. Announcement Scott stated that there were two positions available on the Union Board. Persons interviewed were John Kasen for the student at large, and Jim Griffin for the Graduate seat. These gentlemen were submitted and will be approved at the next meeting. E. Sturgis Bobby Lawson made a motion that each Senator receive a copy of Sturgis Rules of Order. Bob Biale seconded. Discussion. Bobby amended his motion that we buy 10 copies of Roberts Rules of Order which senators can check out at their discretion. Bobby amended his motion that we buy either 10 copies of Roberts or Sturgis depending on the outcome of the new Constitution. Marshal Willick seconded the amendment. Motion as amended fails with one in favor and three abstaining. VI. Old Business A. Senate Positions 1. Allied Health Marshal moved to table the nomination of Steve Marwin until he is present at the Senate. Seconded by Ingrid. Motion passes to table. 2. Hotel Cindy Kiser passes to take her seat in Hotel College unanimously. She takes her seat. 3. Freshman Open discussion on Elaine Mendonca and Dawn DuCharme. Bob Biale moved to adjourn for 5 minutes. Seconded by Joe Matvay. Motion passes. Meeting adjourned for 5 minutes. Marshal Willick moved for a secret ballot vote when the meeting was called back to order. The motion was seconded by Mike Verchick, and passed. Vote passed in favor of Elaine Mendonca, and she took her seat. (Chuck White excused). 4. Arts and Letters Bobby Lawson withdrew the name of Bobby Sheppard. This left the nomination of Rick Gutierrez. Gene Russo moved to table the nomination of Rick Gutierrez until he is present at a meeting. Seconded by Mike Verchick. Discussion. Motion passes with one opposed and one abstention. VII. New Business A. Activities Board Vote on Laser Light Show was taken at this time. Jerry Gatch moved to approve, seconded by Mike Verchick. Motion passes with two abstaining. B. Senate Seats (Nominations) Ingrid Hegedus nominated Bruce Bayne for Education. Marshal Willick nominated John Pencikowski for Junior class Senator. Bobby Lawson nominated Ray Carrillo for Junior class Senator. Jerry Gatch nominated John Dunkin for Junior Class Senator. Ingrid Hegedus nominated Gretchen Smith for Arts and Letters. Bobby Lawson renominated Rick Gutierrez for Arts and Letters. Nominations were closed. Senators will receive as many resumes as are turned in before next week's meeting. C. Proposed Amendment to Activities Board Operating Policy Marshal Willick moved to amend the Activities Board Operating Policy on Section VII, Article A to include: A list of all such tickets shall be submitted to the Senate Monthly. Seconded by Richard Simms. Motion passes with three abstentions. Marshal moved to change the article that read that quorum shall consist of 40 percent of the board's membership to 50 percent. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Motion passes with one opposed and three abstentions. (Mike Verchick excused). Marshal moved to change the $100 dollar limit on not approved funds to $50. Motion dies for lack of a second. Chair entertains a motion to adjourn. So moved by Greg McKinley, Seconded by Gene Russo. Motion passes, meeting adjourned at 5:24 p.m.