Senators Present: Yolanda Bellisimo, Barbara Bonander, Hank Fearnley, Theo Fung, Ron Gaiz, Deborah Graham, Erika Harkins, Patrick Kelly, Arthur Lutz, Radicia Portello, David Rollison, Sheri Rollison, Ingrid Schreck, John Sutherland, Blaze Woodlief
Guests: Hoa-Long Tam, V-Anne Chernock, Peggy Dodge, Seanna Villarreal, Sara McKinnon, Becky Reetz, Maula Allen, Linda Beam, David Snyde, Anita Martinez
Approval of Agenda & Minutes
Motion made to approve the agenda
Senator Fearnley requests that President's Retreat Rights be moved up on the agenda.
Motion to approve the minutes from November 9, 2006
The President reported the following:
The Vice President reported the following:
The Treasurer reported the following:
Academic Standards Committee
Senator Lutz withdrew his motion that was tabled last week to declare the referendum null and void.
Golden Bell nominees were accepted and given to the AS President.
Academic Standards Board Procedure was discussed.
o Operations and changes and procedures should be the purview of the AS. The admissions Dean is the one who does the dismissal so there may be a conflict of interest. Standards committee needs assurance that their needs will be met and that the committee will have the resources they need to function effectively.
o Senators request that this issue be placed on a future agenda and that the Dean of Enrollment Services be invited to attend the next AS meeting.
Senator Woodlief made the motion that Òdue to the time sensitive issue, the Senate approve the expenditure of funds for the Brown Act Training out of whatever fund is appropriate.Ó
o Motion failed
Senator Fearnley moves that all AS expenditures be brought to the AS for approval.
o Motion failed
Meeting adjourned at 2:03 pm
Minutes submitted by Schreck