Members Present: Nate Brown, Leslie Appleton, Will Mullaney, Ari Filip, Carrie Henderson, Hsuanwei Fan, Drew DiPalma, Alice Chan, Sarah Applebaum, Will Gamber, theory friction practice
Members Absent: None
Advisors Present: Chris Waugh, Ellie Ash-Bala
Guests Present: Dean Feldblum, Wes Haas (TSL), Ian Gallogly (TSL), Jeff Levere
Nate Brown called the meeting to order at 5:16 PM.
At the end of last semester there was a discussion on campus about card access policy and campus security. We made the decision to bring a security consultant on campus to look at security throughout the school, including residence halls, and academic and administration buildings. Over the summer a comprehensive plan was developed detailing what security changes we wanted. Dean Feldblum received 4 total proposals from different companies.
Control Risks came to present last Tuesday, September 6. Dean Feldblum has requested a list of previous campuses the company has secured. All the companies say that they can each do it in about two months.
Change s/he to they
Simply repeat formal title every time (ex. The commissioner…the commissioner)
Straw Poll: How many want three options? How many want only the second and third options? Most Senators voted for only the second and third options.
Motion to amend previous motion to include only the latter two options. Motion passes.
Vote on motion to present constitutional language change to the student body with only the two options:
Change language to gender neutral. When faced with situation in which a singular pronoun would be used, no pronoun will be used.
Motion passes with one abstention. Nate will CC everyone on proposed changes and add a short explanation about why Pomona changed to gender-neutral bathrooms and language.
TSL is proposing a column to print each week in which a senator would write about who he is, what he does in Senate, what his goals are, etc... The column would ideally combine the senator’s job and the atmosphere/events on campus. Nate Brown is writing the first one this week. The volunteer for next week is Will Mullaney. The way to submit opinions is by emailing email@example.com
No clubs or organizations that receive ASPC funding can endorse any one candidate’s campaign. Motion to implement this language passes unanimously.
Proposal to strike “recycled paper” in section 4G and move to flyer-less campaigns (posters would still be allowed)
Motion to amend “for environmental reasons” to “for environmental reasons and rule enforcement”
Two people arguing for the flyer-less motion: The creativity in making flyers can be replicated on the internet. It is important that Senate have values such as environmental stewardship. It isn’t necessary for ASPC to flyer because people hear about elections via the Internet. Finally, if senate doesn’t frame it as censorship, then it won’t feel like censorship.
Two people arguing against the flyer-less motion: Taking away flyers feels too much like censorship. And ASPC Senate would have to put up flyers to advertise which defeats the purpose of “going green”
Motion to consider the following option 4 (from Nate Brown’s email sent out on September 12, 2011) with this amendment- Candidates may print only 200 flyers for a full campus campaign and 100 flyers for a half-campus campaign and all flyers must be on the backs of duplicating paper.
All in favor of option 4, amended to include a hard cap. – Motion passes (Will Gamber and theory abstained)
All in favor of paperless (Option 2) – Motion Passes (6 in favor and 4 opposed)
Motion to publicly finance campaigns - Motion Passes (2 abstentions)
Meeting was closed for privacy reasons. No minutes.
Nate will send these around by email.
Nate requests that Rose Green and Nick Hurwitz be appointed to the Admissions and Financial Aid Committee. Motion passes.
Nate concluded the meeting at 6:40 PM.