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MINUTES - WEDNESDAY, March 13, 1996

Student Union Board of Governors
Minutes - March 13, 1996

Present: A. Berry, A. Herget, T. Kiernan, A. Lausier, M. Moylan, D. Peterson, S. Rich, D. Ross, R. Schneeweiss, K. Timpany (chair), S. Vail, J. Voli, C. Wells, C. West

Guests: M. Bouchard, R. Brewster, E. Haque, N. Hassan, W. Mamed

Ms. Timpany (chair) called the meeting to order at 6:40 p.m.

MOTION (Lausier/West) To ratify Ms. Alisa Herget and Mr. Michael Moylan as Center Assistant representatives on the SUBOG.

Motion passed (7 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained) (SUBOG 96-5)

MOTION (West/Lausier) To ratify Ms. Deborah Peterson as the V.P. Finance & Administration Designee seat on the SUBOG.

Motion passed (8 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained) (SUBOG 96-6)

Ms. West was then called upon to give the Program Council report. She highlighted some of the team-building activities Program Council is involved in as well as the events that have taken place since the last meeting. Of particular interest are several upcoming events including: Lazer Vaudeville (April 2), the Oxford Union Society debate (April 8), and Spring Weekend featuring a lecture/concert by Billy Joel (May 4).

Ms. West also announced the resignations of Ms. Melinda Shedd and Ms. Lisa Graves, both SUBOG representatives of Program Council and Ms. Graves, also, Recreation Committee Coordinator.

MOTION (West/Kiernan) To ratify Ms. Leslie Silva as Secretary of Program Council.

Motion passed (10 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained) (SUBOG 96-7)

MOTION (Schneeweiss, Kiernan) To ratify Mr. J. Voli as Student Government Association representative to the SUBOG.

Motion passed (10 approved, 0 against, 0 abstained) (SUBOG 96-8)

Ms. Timpany called on Mr. Schneeweiss who gave a report on behalf of the Mosaic Committee. This was the only business of the Student Services Committee (standing Board committee). He outlined the Mosaic Series, which will include two plays on diversity, a film/discussion series, and a lecture by Edward James Olmos (April 29).

Mr. Lausier was then called upon to give the House Committee report. The report covered recommendations concerning the use of the former Coalition room space.

MOTION (Lausier/Kiernan) To assign Coalition space to WFCS.

Mr. Lausier and Ms. Hassan (Muslim Student Association) spoke of the need for a cultural center in the expansion of the Student Center. Mr. Lausier described the WFCS proposal for the room as a work space for the expanding news department. He then excluded himself from the conversation and vote so that there would be no conflict of interest.

Motion passed (8 approved, 0 against, 3 abstained) (SUBOG 96-9)

Ms. Timpany reported on the ongoing flag display project. Flags are to be hung in the lobby over spring break. Flags to be dedicated on April 24 at Recognition '96. Ms. Timpany also reviewed the progress of the Semesters memorabilia project. She further announced the SUBOG dinner is to be held on April 25.

She then invited the members to discuss things of relevant interest during OPEN FLOOR.

Mr. Mamed and Mr. Moylan spoke of an incident that took place in Breakers. Several people were arrested for assault. Their estimation of this event was that it was not something that was likely to happen, again. Mr. Mamed commended the action taken by two student employees, Mr. Michael Bula and Ms. Laurie Esposito.

Mr. Voli then spoke of the consideration of establishing stipends for certain student leadership positions. He received varied feedback.

There being no further business, the meeting the adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Robert Schneeweiss Director Student Activities/ Leadership Development
for Duane Orloske Executive Secretary



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