BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY

STUDENT SENATE MINUTES

November 29, 1999

Attendance: Officers

President Scott Sirek (39)(11-0-0)

Vice Pres. Kristie Anderson (87)(11-0-0)

Treasurer Erica Jonckowski (33)(10-0-1)

Speaker Jamie Barthel (28)(11-0-0)

Leg. Affairs Heather Wuollet (24)(11-0-0)

Acad. Affairs Kameron Schorn (59)(11-0-0)

Student Services Nathan Voss (27)(8-0-3)

Public Relations Justin Klander (7)(7-0-0)

Cultural Awareness Jesse Grandbois (22)(10-0-1)

MSUSA CD Rep.

MSUSA Campus Rep. TJ Melcher (34)(9-0-2)

Sergeant at Arms Andrew Hayden (23)(9-0-2)

Kim Dennig (24)(11-0-0)

Greg Ueland (13)(9-0-2)

Jason Schaumburg (7)(7-0-4)

Nicholas Varien (13)(10-1-0)

Angie Nelson (7)(loa)

Shannon Anderson (6)(6-0-1)

Jodi Baumgard (6)(6-0-1)

Trevor Carstens (7)(7-0-0)

Tanya Cox (5)(5-2-0)

Greig Dahlke (6)(6-0-1)

Nils Hoyum (6)(6-0-0)

Ryan Johnson (5)(5-0-1)

Sean McDermott (6)(6-0-1)

Casey Pearson (4)(4-1-1)

Karl Runningen (3)(3-3-0)

Jill M Thompson (6)(6-0-1)

Brent Waale (7)(7-0-0)

Advisor: Ken Brandt

Guests: Shane Wahl with Northern Student,

Attendance is as follows: (# of Senate meetings attended)-(Term attendance-unexcused-excused).

The Meeting was called to order at 3:35 PM in the Ozawindib

Agenda - With no objection moved to approve.

Minutes - With no objection move to approve the minutes of November 15, 1999 minutes.

President Sirek – Senate debate on December 9th: A sheet listing student clubs and organizations was passed out, each senator will choose at least three organizations to visit to publicize the MN Senate debate and special election.

Vice-President Anderson – Need schedules in my top left basket on my desk by 12 noon on Friday. Next Monday is the last meeting of the semester. The office hours are slacking, let’s try and keep them up through next week.

Treasurer Jonckowski – We have $6,876.83 in the budget.

Legislative Affairs Chair Wuollet – We looked over several constitutions. We also made cover pages for the constitution binder and organized the committee report form binder.

Academic Affairs Chair – none

Student Services Chair Voss - Suggestion boxes

Public Relations Chair Klander – none

Cultural Diversity Chair Grandbois – Winter diversity event

MSUSA Campus Rep. Melcher – I went to Washington DC over break and met with many senators and representatives.

MSUSA Cultural Diversity Rep. – none.

OLD BUSINESS

BSU Graduate Student Constitution. Vote. Passed.

Council of Indian Students Constitution. Vote. Passed.

NEW BUSINESS

Ad Hoc Committee that will review policies, address the quality of administration, security, relations with the community, forum for faculty, students, and staff to discuss issues; focus on quality of campus culture. Vote to approve Policy Review and Campus Culture Committee. Passed.

Open Forum

TJ passed out information about his trip to Washington DC. He also passed around another sign-up sheet for the December Conference.

1 minute recess

Discussion on ways to publicize the MN Senate debate and special election, radio call-in show, discussion in classes, faculty e-mail, distribute informational flyers.

T-shirts/polos for Student Senate.

Adjourn at 4:30 p.m.