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1994-95 MSSA SENATE MEETING MINUTES
May 10, 1995
Meeting called to order at 4:15 PM. Members in attendance were:
Jamie Johnson (3-1-0) Rick Dekoter (5-3-0) Tracy Harter (1-3-0) Danae Blanck (21-2-0) Matthew Chase (22-1-0-1) Sean Cameron (2-0-2) John Mulcahy (19-2-3-1) Kristee Alm (20-0-2) Judd Keim (3-0-0) Ryan Jex (13 1/2 -1-7 proxy Taylor George) Tracy Majeske (20-0-4) Chris Held (7-5-1) 1) Sean Novack (1-2-4 proxy Steven Tkach) Krista Schleicher (23-1-0) Megan Daniels (19-0-3) Jessica Johnson (20-1 1/2-1) Caleb Fullhart (6-0-0) Doran Hunter (11-1-3) Emily Auseth (23-0-0 proxy Eddy Guzek) President Kris Hammes (18-1-0) Vice President Jerry Flynn (23-0-0) Speaker Kris Esser (22-1-0) Staff members in attendance: Eddy Guzek (23-0-0) Mona Wallace (21-3-0) Steven Tkach (18-2-0) Naomi Marietta (12-11-1) Stephanie Schriock (23-0-0-1) Francis Klinkner (22-2-0-1)
Agenda: approved after placing Academic Affairs in Student Forum
(All reports in writing)
Men's tennis team sentiment regarding new proposal
Flat rate tuition resolution postponed until Fall
Robert Hayden-Library technology advancement
a. Supplemental student fee needed because we are 6-8 years out of
b. Matt Chase spoke on legistics.
President Kristopher Hammes-Library Committee announcements.
Vice President Jerry Flynn - SAF hearing 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM. Room 204
Make sure constituents are represented as 8 cent increase has been
Speaker - Budget Meeting 3:00 PM Wednesday. End of year Sha-bang.
Treasurer- Francis Klinkner Expects balanced budget
APPOINTMENTS no appointments
STAFF AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
Cultural Diversity Issues in Cultural Diversity at St. Cloud
Reggae on Mall postponed
Legislative Affairs Higher Education bill update
MSUSA Board of Directors meeting report
Delegate Assembly report
Student Affairs Campus Cleanup-RHA
Flat Rate tuition
SAC Elections-encourage people to get involved tomorrow. Learn about
what budget is Thursday, Tuesday 11:00 -1PM Room 204
Communications Board-get a copy of MN River review
RHA-Recycling within residence halls
Elections-Election Chair Jerry Flynn thanked everyone involved with elections
OLD BUSINESS no old business
Sean Cameron running for Health and Human Performance seat.
"I think we need to communicate [with students] better"
only one person running so it is a plurality vote (only one senator needs to vote for him to be elected)
Proxy Retzloff and Senator Fullhart sponsored him
Recommendation out of Union Board on the Facilities Use Fee (Henry Morris Dir. of University Involvement and overseer of CSU was here to speak)
Chairperson Abbas: "if this fee policy doesn't come into effect, within the next few years MSU students will have to subsidize other groups that use the CSU."
Henry Morris went over the proposed Facilities Use Policy in some detail.
Proxy Schriock "when will be the date of implementation"
Morris "July 1st"
Senator Mueller: Have you figured out how much money this would bring in.
Morris " This probably would bring in $15,000-$20,000
Move to vote
Student Friendly award (two nominations)
Dr. Fagin: (nomination in writing)
Malcom O' Sullivan (nomination in writing)
Senator Kurdle: moved to accept both by unanimous consent
Proxy Tkach: Seconded
Proxy Schriock: Objected
Senator Kurdle: Withdrew
Speaker Esser passed gavel to Vice President Flynn
Proxy Tkach: Motioned that they make an acceptation and give the award to both.
Senator Fullhart: seconded
President Hammes: I think that both of these people are deserving enough that they should both be given the award
Speaker Esser: This award means so much more when only one person receives it.
Senator Johnson: I don't see what the problem is with two people getting the award.
Senator Schliecher: "The is a time to put one person in the spotlight"
Senator Alm " There are so few traditions at MSU and this is one tradition we started and I think it should be kept"
Move to a vote
Move to vote on Student Friendly Award
Voting by secret ballot (results will be kept secret until next week)
Aaron Kurdle (see written report)
Proxy Guzek: Ellis street this weekend
Senator Mueller: Get people to vote
Proxy Schriock: Happy B-day Hammes and Tkach
Speaker Esser: Next week Student Friendly award. The week later is Budget meeting and starts at 3:00 pm the week after that will be the turnover meeting.
Gavel passed back to Speaker Esser
Senator Kurdle: In regards to what happened tonight. I think what we did was wrong.
Proxy Schriock: You have a right to your opinion and to stick with it. I'm not mad at your decision, I should hope people wouldn't be mad at what I did.
Proxy Retzloff: Motion to adjourn
Senator Fullhart: Seconded Passed
Kris Esser-Budget meeting, Student Friendly comments
Mona Wallace-Student Friendly Award comments. Cultural Diversity
Tracy Majeske-Get information on Budget
Jerry Flynn-Election returns unofficial
Move to adjourn at 6:30 P.M. Seconded