BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY

STUDENT SENATE MINUTES

February 7, 2000

Attendance: Officers

President Scott Sirek (43)(15-0-0)

Vice Pres. Kristie Anderson (91)(15-0-0)

Treasurer

Speaker Jamie Barthel (32)(15-0-0)

Leg. Affairs

Acad. Affairs

Student Services/ MSUSA CD Rep. Nathan Voss (31)(12-0-3)

Public Relations Justin Klander (11)(11-0-0)

Cultural Awareness

MSUSA Campus Rep. TJ Melcher (38)(13-0-2)

Sergeant at Arms Andrew Hayden (27)(13-0-2)

Kameron Schorn (62)(14-0-1)

Kim Dennig (25)(12-0-3)

Greg Ueland (17)(13-0-2)

Jason Schaumburg (10)(10-1-4)

Nicholas Varien (17)(14-1-0)

Angie Nelson (7)(loa)

Shannon Anderson (10)(10-0-1)

Jodi Baumgard (9)(9-0-2)

Trevor Carstens (9)(9-0-loa)

Tanya Cox (7)(7-0-4)

Greig Dahlke (9)(9-0-2)

Nils Hoyum (8)(8-1-1)

Sean McDermott (8)(8-0-3)

Casey Pearson (8)(8-1-1)

Karl Runningen (5)(5-4-1)

Jill M Thompson (8)(8-0-3)

Brent Waale (11)(11-0-0)

Greg Kelly (25)(3-0-0)

Jim Miller (2)(2-0-0)

Advisor: Ken Brandt

Guests: Jon Blessing and Shane Wahl with Northern Student,

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

The Meeting was called to order at 3:00 PM in the Ozawindib

Agenda - With no objection moved to approve.

Minutes - With no objection move to approve the minutes of January 31, 2000 minutes.

Guest Speaker - Jon Blessing talked about the Federal Legislation on Student Drinking/Minor Consumption. Sending letter home to notify parents. The student guide is made in June. We have no current policy in writing. We need to work on a policy with the Student Senate and Randy and Dale from Res Life. Any questions contact me at jblessing@vax1.bemidji.msus.edu.

President Sirek Passed out Students for the Environment surveys. We are collecting names for Lobby Day. Packets in Senate boxes. We will be meeting with Chancellor Anderson and also the Govenor.

Vice-President Anderson - Office Hours really suck. Email campaign will be starting soon.

Treasurer - none

Legislative Affairs Chair -none

Academic Affairs Chair -Meeting is at 9:00 AM on Tuesdays.

Student Services Chair Voss Excused to all students to meet with Anderson and Ventura, compariable to Martin Luther King march in Washington DC. Nate Voss resigned as chair.

Public Relations Chair Klander Working on getting food for the lobby trip, also money for lunch.

Cultural Diversity Chair no report.

MSUSA Campus Rep.. no report.

MSUSA Cultural Diversity Rep. Voss

OLD BUSINESS none

Second Reading of the Philosophy Club Constitution. Vote. Passed.

NEW BUSINESS

Appointments: Nate Voss to Acting Legislative Affairs Chair

Aneesh Goyal to Cultural Awareness Chair. Vote passed.

Jamie to Academic Affairs Chair. Vote passed.

Kathy Simenson to a Senator. Vote passed.

Open Forum

Meeting ended.