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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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January 11, 1995


Meeting was called to order at 4:03 PM. Members in attendance were: Rochelle Olson (9-0-1)Lisa Warnke (4-5-1) Emily Halloran (9-1-0) Brian Sutter/Tony Market-Proxy(9-0-1) Danae Blanck (10-0-0) Matthew Chase (10-0-0) Tara Mueller (1-0-0) Steve Ziller (8-2-0) John Mulcahy (10-0-0) Kristee Alm (9-0-1), Doran Hunter (1-0-0), Aaron Kurdle (1-0-0), Luayn Murphy (1-0-0) Ryan Jex (8-1-1) Leslie Knight (8-0-2) Tracy Majeske (10-0-0) Stacy Rogge (3-1-0) Steven Tkach (8-0-0) Krista Schleicher (10-0-0) Megan Daniels (8-0-0) Scott Vance (3-0-0), Chris Held (1-0-0), Libby Albers/Carrie Wall-Proxy (7-0-3) Emily Auseth (8-0-0) (President Kris Hammes (8-0-0) Vice President Jerry Flynn(10-0-0) Speaker Kris Esser(10-0-0) Staff members in attendance: Eddy Guzek (8-0-0)Mona Wallace (10-0-0), Naomi Marietta (8-2-0) Steph Schriock (10-0-0) Francis Klinkner(8-2-0), Mohammad Abbas (1-0-0)

Agenda stands approved.

Minutes of 11/16/94 stand approved as read.


1. Off Campus Senators (vote for three) Eight candidates, 47 minutes of questions. Kris Esser moved to caucus for three minutes. 2nd Tracy Majeske. Winners: Luayn Murphy, Chris Held, Aaron Kurdle.

2. Undecided/Pre-major (vote for one) Four candidates, 25 minutes of questions. Ryan Jex moved to caucus for two minutes. 2nd Jerry. Winner: Doran Hunter

3. Social & Behavioral Sciences (vote for one) Three candidates. Kris E. moved to caucus for two minutes, 2nd Kristee. Winner: Tara Mueller

4. Danae Blanck moved to recess for five minutes. 2nd Kris Esser.

Officer Reports

A. President Kristopher Hammes (see written report)

January 25, 1995 Student Senate Day. Award will be given to Senator of the quarter.

B. Vice President Jerry Flynn (see written report)

Move to accept MCI's University Dial-1-Service as our additional service to the

Mav Card. 2nd Steven. Move to amend the new motion to add contingent upon the

use of space in the CSU. Kris Esser as Arts & Humanities made amendment.

Jerry accepted. Amendment Passes

Previous question called-Rochelle 2nd Tracy

Motion Passes unanimous

C. Speaker Kris Esser

Put schedule in office-address/phone list will be made.

MSSA Day, Senator of the Quarter forms will be in office to fill out for nominations.

Legislative Affairs is extremely important-we need committee members!

Meeting w/Robin Meyers to revamp recognition forms.

Recognition of Organizations

Phi-Delta Theta, Order of Omega, Happiness Ministry, Alpha Phi Sigma,

Accounting Club, Phi Kappa Psi, Professional Selling Club, Lambda Delta-Honor

Society, Biotechnology Club, ShiSeiKai-Kan-Karate.

D. Treasurer Francis Klinkner

62% of Budget Remaining

Individuals have been misusing the long distance telephone, vehicle mileage.

These people have paid back the $ and have been talked to.


Election Planning Committee: Tom Thornburg, Student Affairs: Rick Dekoter, Sara

Schneider, Academic Affairs: Doug Olson, Caleb Fullhart, General Education Commission:

Jennifer Filkins, Jamie Johnson, SAC: Robert Nordby, Meet & Confer: Eddy Guzek, Matt

Chase, Mo Abbas, Fiscal Affairs Budget Sub Meet & Confer: Jim Louis, J-Board: Jeff


Staff and Committee Reports

A. Academic Affairs-Eddy Guzek(see written report)

Focus on surveys for quarters vs. semesters, library hours. Library hours extended

to 11:45 PM.

B. Cultural Diversity-Mona Wallace (see written report)

Focus on upcoming events and new seminars/workshops.

Pan African workshop can enable students to get 1 credit.

C. Public Relations-Naomi Marietta (see written report)

Check out portfolios from the PR class for Senate. Thank you to Ellen Mrja

Communication Class. KXLP-KSMU Maverick Bulletin Board (students needed)

D. Legislative Affairs-Stephanie Schriock (see written report)

Lobby Day February 8, 1995, Washington DC trip March 2-9, March 15 Big Rally

on Higher Ed for MN-100 people goal!

E. Student Affairs-Acting Chair/Steven Tkach (see written report)

We need organization, I'M having the committee members write up goals.

F. SAC-no report

G. Union Board-Mo Abbas (see written report)

Focus: Upcoming Union issues-paint samples, art wall, Stompers renovation plans, MavCard

Office extension. Mr. Morris will update status of phase 3.

Union Board: Recommendation to accept Stompers hours cut because of loss of money-

1 hour cut (7-7 PM M-TR) (7-6PM F), weekend same. 3 hour cut total. Already

in effect. Accepted

H. Constitution Committee (no report)

Senator Reports

A. Tracy Majeske & Kristee Alm (see written report) Presented 1st draft of

Renters Association Constitution

B. Steven Tkach (see written report)

C. Danae Blanck (see written report)

Old Business

A. Article 10 Section 1, Bylaw Reading, Balanced budget amendment

(Speaker has information)

Steph-move to next week's meeting time

2nd Jerry

Table to next week Passes

New Business (no New Business)

Open Forum


Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:15 P.M.