Senate Minutes 3/9/10

Stony Brook University Undergraduate Student Government Senate

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Meeting called to order at 7:07 PM in SAC Ballroom B, Executive VP John Kriscenski presiding.

Present Absent Late/leaving early Excused
Abrishamian, Tiffany X
Ahmad, Tahir X
Baum, Ory X
Benelyahoo, Aharon (by proxy, Dan O’Dowd) X
Bose, Aneta X
Cushing, Spenser X
Cushner, Jordan X
Dimitriyadi, Alexander X
Fan, Runyu X
Geckle, Theresa X
Graber, Daniel X
Hand, Jennifer X
Haq, Syed X
Harounian, Jonathan X
Kashan, Mahyar X
Khan, Aysha X
Lanza, Alexandria X
Machalow, Deborah X
Mahmud, Kirin X
Mbisike, Nicole X
McCarthy, Craig X
Russo, Joseph X
Total 20 1 1
Non-voting members
President Wilson X
Treasurer Moiz Khan X
VP of Communications Mazza X
VP of Academic Affairs Forbes X
VP of Clubs/Orgs Reji X
VP of Student Life Tilley X
Senior Class Rep Georges X
Junior Class Rep Chan X
Sophomore Class Rep Patestas X
Freshman Class Rep Young X

1.0 Attendance: See above

2.0 Announcements

-March 20, 2010, 10am-2pm: USG Leadership Day; volunteers are needed, please see VP of Clubs/Orgs Reji.

3.0 Approval of the Minutes from 2/23/2010

-Sen. Machalow made a motion to approve the minutes.  Seconded.  Sen. Ahmad made a motion to strike Sen. Mahmud from Sec. 10 and replace it with Sen. Ahmad.  Seconded and passed without objection.  After no further debate the minutes were approved as amended without objection.

4.0 Special Services Council Allocations: SSC Chair Mashouf presented the allocations.

-IEEE: $100 for the Roth Pond Regatta.  Sen. Fan made a motion to approve the allocation.  Seconded.  After a brief debate a vote was taken and the allocation was approved unanimously (20-0-0).

-Freewheel: $375 for a repair kit.  A discussion was held.  Sen. Cushing made a motion to approve the allocation.  Seconded.  After a brief debate a vote was taken and the allocation was approved unanimously (20-0-0).

5.0 Grants (supplied by Budget Committee), presented by Treasurer Khan

-CIAO $1500: After a brief discussion Sen. Graber made a motion to approve the grant for $1500.  After no debate a vote was taken and the grant was approved (17-2-1).

-Bowling Club: $5514.50:  A discussion was held.  Sen. Cushing made a motion to approve the grant for $5514.50.  Seconded.  After a brief debate a vote was taken and the grant was approved (18-2-0).

6.0 Open Agenda

-Business from the Senate: Sen. McCarthy announced that the Residence Hall Association won some regional awards.  A round of applause was given.  He requested a volunteer from USG to attend the room rate review board.

-Sen. Graber announced that the men’s basketball team has been selected to the NIT Tournament.  A round of applause was given.

-VP Mazza announced that business cards can be ordered.

-Business from the Gallery:

-A student talked about PHEEIA and its potential impact on the university.  A discussion was held.  

-Another student spoke about his view of the role of student government regarding PHEEIA.   A discussion was held.  A round of applause was given to the speaker.

Executive VP Kriscenski adjourned the meeting at 7:43PM.

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