Student Senate Meeting Minutes (2-7-23)

Posted By: Ann Merchlewitz On: 2023-02-17
Posted On: 2023-02-17

Student Senate Meeting Minutes

Feb 7, 2023

Meeting called to order by President Sophia O’Neil at 7:00 p.m.

Prayer and reflection by Anthony Vera

Members Present

Sophie O’Neil, Joseph Schauf, Maggie Newhouse, Hunter Phillips, Connor Close, Anthony Vera, Kristian Lindanger, Guy Cardinal, Isabelle Fortner, Madi Slavin, Allison Moysis, Joel Tranel, Paige Morris, Abby Gilliland, Seth Peterson, Leah Parker (Josie Denzin), Maddi Clark, Noah Kiemel, Sam Frick, Melanie Winzenburg, Grace Olmstead (Lexi Campsure)

Members Absent 


Members Excused

Anne Carmean, Morgan Brown, Madeline Wilsey, Katie Pierpont, Riley Hall


Resolution 004: Canvas Prints

Resolution to fund $1,100 for replacement of the canvas prints in the Hendrickson Center entranceway.

Motion to adopt by Kristian Lindanger

Seconded by Maddi Clark

Motion approved by unanimous vote


Executive Board Reports

Sophia O’Neil, President

  • Orange lot update: there will be communication between the coaches and the parents.
  • The tables in Aquinas Hall have been fixed per request. 
  • Class officers meet with me after the meeting is over.

Hunter Phillips, Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Had first Ed Standards meeting, add-drop deadline discussion and Integratus change 

Joseph Schauf, Vice President of Financial Affairs

  • Budget Season is coming up.
  • The last request deadline is February 19, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
  • One request in the early stages, should come before Senate in the next weeks

Riley Hall, Vice President of Public Affairs

  • Nothing to report

Maggie Newhouse, Vice President of Campus Affairs

  • Nothing to report

Katie Pierpont, Vice President of Student Affairs

  • Nothing to report

Anne Carmean, Vice President of Media and Communications

  • Nothing to report

Morgan Brown, Vice President of Administrative Affairs 

  • Nothing to report

Maddie Wilsey, Vice President of Multicultural Affairs

  • Nothing to report

Dr. Marisa Naryka, Advisor

  • Nothing to report


Class Officer Reports

Freshman: Nothing to report

Sophomores: Nothing to report

Juniors: Nothing to report

Seniors:  Meeting next Wednesday for Gaslight and SMU Benefit Dance


Senator Concerns

Cold water in Brother Leopold.

RAC isn’t open before 6:00am, teams would like access for lifts

Chartwells posted menus aren’t accurate



Motion to Adjourn the meeting by Joel Tranel

Seconded by Kristian Lindanger

Motion passes unanimously 

Meeting Adjourned at 7:21 p.m.