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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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68th MSSA Senate
September 6, 2000 Minutes

Meeting called to order at 4:03 P.M. by Speaker Andy Welti
Roll Call

Senators Present Christina Ische 3-0-0, Michael Groenewold 3-0-0, Zach Biesanz 1-2-0, Eric Kroiss 1-1-1, Nayoki Cormier 2-1-0, Jack Rector 3-0-0, Craig Shub 2-1-0, Courtney Powell 3-0-0, Stacy Wiech 2-0-1, Karly Klein 3-0-0, Mikel Akers 3-0-0, Amy Bicek 2-1-0, Derek Short 1-2-0, Matt Lairmore 1-2-0, Nick Morriston 2-1-0, Ian Radtke 3-0-0, Roger White Owl 3-0-0
Senators Absent Yolanda Buchanan 2-1-0, Chad Oates 2-0-1, Nancy Sager 2-1-0, Casey Argall 0-3-0, Erinn Wilson 2-1-0 Officers Present President Chris Boyce, Vice President Tim Huebsch

Student Forum

Approval of Minutes 5/3/00 Minutes approved

Officer Reports

President Chris Boyce
Jesse Ventura will be coming Wednesday, Sept. 13. He will be discussing voter registration. All senators are invited. MSUSA conference is Sept. 15-17. American Heart Assoc. Walk
Committees-urge all senators to promote committees. Need committees rolling for recommendation for student consultation. Judicial Board-opportunity for students to see justice on campus-contact Mary Dowd0Office of Student Affairs..
Senator Rector-Completed a survey last Spring on committee preference, what happened to that?
President Boyce-We need to repeat this for all senators to know about committees they are sitting on

Vice President Tim Huebsch
Changes across campus: new sidewalks, Gage sidewalk, tennis courts, Andreas theatre etc. Andreas theatre is open. Very different shows, great new involvement for students. Taylor Center, Grand Opening-Oct 12. Technology-many upgrades, wireless coming in place. 94 students participating in College of Business lap top initiative.
Student Technology Roundtable Proposal
(see written report)
Senator Bicek-Move to initiate the Student Technology Roundtable. Second Senator Morriston. Initiation passes.
Senator Morriston-What about laptops downstairs?
Vice President Huebsch-Yes 20 were ordered. These can be checked out for a two hour time frame.
Senator Groenewold-What happens if something gets damaged when checked out?
Vice President Huebsch-They are working on that policy. There will be insurance.

Speaker Andy Welti
Senator duties: Absent provide proxy, Speaker must be notified before meeting. Senators are required to spend two hours in the office. Committee descriptions.


Vice President Huebsch-Coordinator apps due Sept 15.
President Boyce-RSVP Governor visit Senate photo-next week.
Senator Short-Sunday, Frisbee Golf, Land of Memories Park.
Senator Weich-CA in Crawford-will be talking to students, every Wed at 7 or 9.
Senator Bicek-Homecoming Oct 12-14. Let's decorate the office.
Speaker Welti-Football game Saturday. Input on a community service project.
Senator Bicek-Albatross is trying to get a bw3 license. 60% of business comes from food.
President Boyce-Was at the meeting in May, this is not as bad as what was originally proposed. Have constituents write letters to the City Council WWW.CI.Mankato. MN.US

Roll Call

Senators Present
Christina Ische, Michael Groenewold, Zach Biesanz, Eric Kroiss, Nayoki Cormier, Jack Rector, Craig Shub, Courtney Powell, Stacy Wiech, Karly Klein, Mikel Akers, Amy Bicek, Derek Short, Matt Lairmore, Nick Morriston, Ian Radtke Roger White Owl
Senators Absent
Yolanda Buchanan, Chad Oates, Nancy Sager, Casey Argall, Erinn Wilson

Adjournment 4:40 PM