Executive Meeting Minutes
1. Call to Order
2. Presidential Report
a. GLBT Ally training update
i. Process as to setting up a meeting has begun
ii. For all forms of discrimination and how to speak correctly when handling these issues
iii. Sexual assault is not part of this training, but if we want to we can go through that training as well
b. Weekly Presidential Addresses
i. Webcam address has not started yet, but should be happening this week(Friday)
c. Students to sit on signs committee as well as committee to review ARB, Parking Appeals etc.
i. Lisa Erwin wants us on these committees.
ii. Emails of people interested are still welcomed
d. Hearing panels/alcohol review board
i. Alcohol review board no longer working
ii. Cat trying to change the alcohol review boards process
1. The process use to take a month which is too long
2. Shoot Hannah an email if you want to be a part of this new committee to review the alcohol review board- only for the fall
3. Executive Reports
a. Academic Affairs
i. 4 large initiatives
1. Online course guide drive 60% usage
2. Academic advising (using surveys to see student-advisor relationship status)
3. Library hours
4. Intercultural education
b. Student Affairs
i. There are 3 main initiatives, yet a lot of smaller ones
ii. See Tj if you want a semester view of what we’re doing
iii. We have Malosky stadium for flag football for homecoming
c. Admin and Finance
i. Business cards will be here within 2-3 weeks
ii. Mayor Don Ness wants discussion forum with SA students and other UMD students
1. Early November would be best
iii. Maybe a spring semester initiative is forums as to where your tuition goes.
d. Board of Regents
i. Corbin scanned the accountability reports, molly has it and can email it to you if you need it.
ii. 13 & 14 of October is the next board of regents meeting
e. Public Relations
i. First meeting will be this Thursday after congress
ii. Will be working with SLC for facebook and PR work
f. Rules and Elections
i. Voting website is in progress at the moment-should be done soon
ii. The freshman president candidates are serious and have massive potential
iii. 8am on the 29th- 6pm on the 30th
iv. Tabling will be needed and members do need to sign up!
g. Campus Outreach
i. Leadership assembly 1 week from today.
ii. Emails will be sent to ALL student groups tomorrow
i. Very short first meeting
1. Merge SLC and senate- same as what Zack talked about last week
2. Approved agenda/docket for rest of the year
i. Bulldog Taxi-No Report
j. Better Neighbors-No Report
k. Student Legislative Coalition
i. Wednesday meeting
ii. SLC applications deadline has been extended to….before middle of October
iii. Tabling will be done Thursday
iv. Small area plan was today; see Zack or Jason for info.
i. Nominations will be ready for congress
ii. There all very qualified for their positions, all are really excited about being involved with SA.
iii. 17.4% survey return, projection final is 20-22%
1. Need to find ways to get more people to take the surveys
2. Results will be emailed out to us
m. Chief of Staff
i. Binders are almost fully done, will be completely ready by fall elections
ii. Office decorations still somewhat up, but very minimal
iii. Positions open: 1 rep at large, 1 CEHSP senator, 1 LSBE senator, possibly 1 SCSE senator position might be opened soon
1. Email will be sent out. So if he doesn’t show up for congress this week SCSE will be up for impeachment.
n. Systems Admin
i. Get blurbs in.
o. Graphic Designer
i. Templates are out for poster request
ii. Usually a week in advance is fine.
iii. Will usually run late to both congress and exec.
p. Chair of Congress- no report
4. Open Announcements
a. SA Signs- Brittany Nystrom
i. Arrow outside the door pointing towards the office
b. Accountability is going to be looked at with a calendar of set event/goal that is to be done for each semester.
c. Fall retreat is October 8, 11-3pm in the rafters potluck. Will be MANDATORY!
i. Sign-up sheet will be giving out at congress
d. Jason can’t make Campus Budget committee,
e. EPC has 2 openings, meets every other week on Wednesday at 3pm
a. Taylor motioned
b. Harrison seconded.