Student Senate Minutes: October 31, 2023

Posted By: Ann Merchlewitz On: 2023-11-02
Posted On: 2023-11-02

Student Senate Meeting Minutes  


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

 Members Present

Mario Rodriguez Gomez, Connor Close(Taverie Sherner), Dayanara Saldarriaga, Alison French, Sidney Polzin, Gabe Potyk(Mikayla Vasilevich), Abbie Stigler, Jacob Fiala, Abby Nosbisch, Makenna Vickery, Caden Rodning, Emma Mara, Teagan Phillips, Melanie Winzenburg, Mallory Von Tersch, Emma Gerdes, Maggie Newhouse, Leah Parker, Paige Morris, Sam Frick, Joel Tranel, Maddi Clark, and Ann Merchlewitz

 Members Absent 


 Members Excused

Noah Kiemel, Nick Kiemel, and Jack Campion

Constitution Rewrite 

  • Removing Integrated Assessment Committee from Student Senate Constitution as a faculty committee to which the Student Senate appoints students.
  • Motion to adopt the amendment to Article 10, Section 2, of the Student Senate Constitution made by Makenna Vickery
  • Second: Mario Rodriguez Gomez
  • Votes: 
    • For: 16
    • Against: 0
    • Abstain: 0
  • Motion Passes

 Executive Board Reports

Maggie Newhouse, President

  • Expectations
    • For Volunteering 
  • Grab polo after meeting 
  • New water bottle fillers around campus 
  • Fundraising google document 

Sam Frick, Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Ed standards meeting 
    • Minimum grade transfer is a C- 

 Joel Tranel, Vice President of Financial Affairs

  • New supplies for the rack 
  • Helping Nick with the capital improvements 

 Jack Campion, Vice President of Public Affairs

  • Nothing to report.

 Nick Kiemel, Vice President of Campus Affairs

  • Finishing capital improvements revisions

 Paige Morris, Vice President of Student Affairs

  • Events for the week
    • Mens and Women’s hockey is on Friday and Saturday 
    • Saturday SAC events on Saturday  

 Noah Kiemel, Vice President of Media and Communications

  • Instagram Giveaway November 6-7 
    • Table on those days 

 Maddi Clark, Vice President of Administrative Affairs 

  • Fundraising requirements 
    • Amounts per class officers 
    • Keep coming up with ideas 

 Leah Parker, Vice President of Multicultural Affairs

  • Green Bandana training coming up on Monday 7-8pm

 Ann Merchlewitz, Advisor

  • Alcohol is not allowed at any student event absent specific permission from Student Affairs.