Student Senate Minutes (9-26-23)

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, Gabe Potyk, Jacob Fiala (Anthony Vera), Abby Nosbisch, Makenna Vickery, Caden Rodning, Emma Mara (Ella Wagner), Teagan Phillips, Melanie Winzenburg, Mallory Von Tersch, Emma Gerdes, Maggie Newhouse, Leah Parker, Paige Morris, Sam Frick, Jack Campion, Joel Tranel, Nick Kiemel, Noah Kiemel, Maddi Clark and Ann Merchlewitz

Members Absent


Members Excused


Executive Board Reports

Maggie Newhouse, President

  • Myles Sandolph will be presenting on RISE at our next meeting
    • Business Casual

Sam Frick, Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Education Standards Meeting
    • Course Modalities
    • P/NC policy change
    • Attendance Policy
    • Wellness and Writing
    • Review of the AI
    • Faculty Handbook Revision
    • Transfer policy
    • Future meeting dates

Joel Tranel, Vice President of Financial Affairs

  • Explained what Finance Committee is

Jack Campion, Vice President of Public Affairs

Nick Kiemel, Vice President of Campus Affairs

  • Explained what Facilities Committee is
  • Explained what capital improvements form is and sent it out to all of senate
  • Highway cleanup on October 28th

Paige Morris, Vice President of Student Affairs

  • Explained what Student Life Committee is
  • SAC Events
  • Blood Drive on Friday – Future Health Professionals Club
  • Family weekend
    • Boat Tours
    • Axe Throwing
  • Sports Events this Weekend
    • Soccer both Mens and Womens
    • Baseball and Softball

Noah Kiemel, Vice President of Media and Communications

  • Explained what Public Relations Committee is
  • Open Hall Rep Position

Maddi Clark, Vice President of Administrative Affairs

Leah Parker, Vice President of Multicultural Affairs

  • Explained what Inclusion and Human Dignity Committee is
  • Green Bandana poster making – Thursday 28th, 7:30 pm Aquinas Hall 300
  • Run 2 For SMU 9:30 am Saturday 30th

Ann Merchlewitz, Advisor

  • Wifi Issues
    • ClearPass


Motion made to Adjourn – Caden Rodning

Seconded – Anthony Vera

Meeting Adjourned at 7:20 p.m.