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Student Government Association at Texas Wesleyan University

11 th Called Business Meeting Thursday, November 13 th , 2014 SGA Chamber

Representatives and Members in Attendance: President Mendez, Vice President Borghee Secretary Sánchez, Treasurer Alghussein, Chief Justice Carnley, Representatives Saheb, Thornton, Byerly, Bessinger, Hemani, Finley, Dean Hall Absences/Tardies: Alharthi (unexcused), Finley (excused), Kimbuta (excused)

Meeting Start Time: 3:15pm

Meeting Adjournment: 3:53pm

Call To Order

Invocation Chief Justice Carnley

Pledges

Call of the Roll Secretary Sanchez

Representative Thornton makes a motion

o For a 2-minute unmoderated caucus

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Review of the Minutes from October 30, 2014

Representative Byerly makes a motion

o To approve the minutes as written

Amendments

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Representative Bessinger makes a motion

o To table the proposed Election Code amendment to the next Business Meeting

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Bill(s)

Monopoly Bill

o

Michael McCall have met the requests from SGA from the previous draft of this bill and speaks his intentions and presents the new bill

o

“SGA will pay no more than $125.00 for pizza and water, $62.50 for prizes […for a total of] $187.50.”

o

Treasurer Alghussein makes a motion

For a 5-minute moderated caucus

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

o Speakers included:

Representative Byerly

Representative Saheb

Chief Justice Carnley

Representative Bessinger

Vice President Borghee

President Mendez

o Representative Thornton makes a motion

To approve the Monopoly Bill as written

Committee Reports

Finance & Audit

Multiple seconds

1 abstention

Bill approved

o

Treasurer Alghussein presents his committee report

3 Honorariums were approved

o

Representative Saheb makes a motion

To approve the committee report as written

Budget Approval

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Treasurer Alghussein presents the updated budget

o Total Amount to Spend: $41,475.98

Vice President Borghee makes a motion

o To approve the budgetas written

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Voluntary Remarks

Representative Byerly

o Theatre department presents Fuddy Meers opening tonight and plays through Saturday, then next Thursday through Sunday.

Chief Justice Carnley

o Voting process and updates

Vice President Borghee

o Travel fund scholarship updates

Misty Wilkins, individual

o Thanks and recognition for SGA and Treasurer Alghussein

Representative Thornton

o

Campus-wide food drive through Student Life office, deadline is December 2 nd and the organization that brings the most cans will receive $100.00 for a spring event

o

Mortar Board Financial Literacy Event tonight in the Business Building at

5:30pm

o

Tuesday, BSA will have a Financial Literacy Event in the Carter Conference Center

o

Wednesday is International/Around the World Day in the mall

Words from the President

By next Thursday, everyone should email President Mendez or Secretary Sanchez everyone’s spring 2015 schedule to plan meeting dates and times for next semester

UCD Speaker updates

November 18 th PEN Creative Writing Symposium

November 20 th Mortar Board/Golden Shears Dinner

November 28 th Parade of Lights (Wesleyan students for campus-sponsored float)

Fire pit project updates

Next week will be the final called Business Meeting

Adjournment Representative Saheb

Representative Saheb makes a motion

o To adjourn the meeting

Multiple seconds

Vote unanimous

Approval by the Secretary:

seconds  Vote unanimous Approval by the Secretary: SGA 11 th Called Business Meeting | Thursday,