Oct. 21 & Nov. 4 Senate Notes

ASWCC Notes:
October 21 & November 4, 2016
The Associated Students of Whatcom Community College meets on Fridays during fall quarter. All students and faculty are welcome to attend the senate meetings which are held from 4-5 p.m. in the Syre Auditorium.

New Business:
Director of Clubs- Evelyne Mugabe: Finished club training, attended student connections meeting, finalized goals sheet.
Director of operation- Anisa Alvin: Assembled S&A fee committee. Helped at men’s soccer game.
Director of Legislative Affairs- Edgar Neri: Finished voter registration, received the WACTCSA Legislative Agenda and made a work plan for a reflection room, met college council, helped at men’s soccer game.
Vice President- Yohaly Camacho: Worked on creating Student Leading Change Committee agenda which meets on October 28.
Director of Campus Advocacy- Jackie Rumble: Worked with BFET and OPP Grant Personnel on food pantry needs. Began organizing Students Leading Change Conference.
President- Jarrett Martin: Met with State Representative Luanne Van Werven to finalize negotiations with WTA about the bus pass integration, worked on food pantry expansion.
Director of Administrative Affairs- Faith Franke: worked on meeting minutes layout, and worked with volunteer programs, helped at soccer game and attended leadership conference.

WTA Bus Pass Information
Change will begin Winter Quarter and will add $20 on to tuition
The change will add a second 232 bus and give an estimated net gain of 28 thousand dollars a year.
The change will also reduce cost for students by half and lessen parking congestion on campus.

Funding Requests
Late Nights at the Library: Library requested $750 to replace broken water heater and for snack expenses for finals week.

Motion: Passed (Senate: 7-0-3, Board 6-0-0)

Contingency Fund Request: Aspiring club looking to open $100 account to advertise new clubs forming around campus.

Motion: Denied (Senate: 0-6-3, Board: 1-1-4)

Second Contingency Request: Aspiring club looking to open $15 account to advertise new clubs forming around campus

Motion: Tabled until next meeting (Senate: 8-0-2, Board: 0-1-5)
The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 18.

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