Student Senate Minutes (10-2-23)

Posted By: Ann Merchlewitz On: 2023-10-09
Posted On: 2023-10-09

Student Senate Meeting Minutes


Meeting called to order by President Maggie Newhouse at 7:00 p.m.

Members Present

Mario Rodriguez Gomez, Dayanara Saldarriaga, Sidney Polzin, Alison French, Connor Close (Taverie Sherner), Gabe Potyk (Makayla Vasilavich), Abby Nosbisch, Makenna Vickery, Caden Rodning, Emma Mara (Elise Roxas), Teagan Phillips, Melanie Winzenburg, Mallory Von Tersch, Emma Gerdes, Maggie Newhouse, Leah Parker, Paige Morris, Sam Frick, Joel Tranel, and Ann Merchlewitz, Myles Sandolph


Members Absent

Jacob Fiala

Members Excused

Maddi Clark, Noah Kiemel, Nick, Kiemel, Jack Campion

Myles Sandolph

  • Introduction, coordinator of RISE
  • RISE supports clubs and works with senate to get clubs senate recognized, budgets, promote around campus
  • Game room, intramurals, more active campus
  • More upperclassmen involvement
  • Toner 8A

Executive Board Reports

Maggie Newhouse, President

  • Committee assignments
  • Headshots Tuesday 10/10
  • Tuesday 10/10 be here by 6:30 writing thank you cards
  • Update about water bottle fillers, started ice arena today, should be done by end of week
  • Can be in weight room while teams lifting, stay off platforms

Sam Frick, Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Ed standards meeting next week

Joel Tranel, Vice President of Financial Affairs

  • Finance committee will get an email tonight because academic request need to look at

Jack Campion, Vice President of Public Affairs

  • Nothing to report.

Nick Kiemel, Vice President of Campus Affairs

  • Finishing capital improvements revisions, should be sent to student body this week

Paige Morris, Vice President of Student Affairs

  • Events for the week

Noah Kiemel, Vice President of Media and Communications

  • Keep thinking about ideas to gain more followers
  • Special election was today, results soon

Maddi Clark, Vice President of Administrative Affairs

  • Look for email about fundraising in next month

Leah Parker, Vice President of Multicultural Affairs

  • Nothing to report

Ann Merchlewitz, Advisor

  • Thank you notes tevent sponsored by MN Private College Council to thank legislators for fudning for Mn State Grant.  Come to meeting at 6:30 p.m. next week to write your thank you notes.
  • Pink out volleyball game tomorrow 10/4
  • Career services career fair 10/25, 95 employers coming, need 300 students to sign up

 Class Officer Reports


  • Nothing to report


  • Nothing to report


  • Email Maddi about fundraising ideas


  • Nothing to report


Motion made to Adjournment – Caden Rodning

Seconded – Makenna Vickery

Meeting Adjourned at 7:16 p.m.