Meeting Minutes – October 14, 2010

MEMBERS PRESENT: Peter Lafferty (co-chair), Katlyn Taylor, Julie Pompizzi, Amy Esselman, Marcelina Hollender (meeting chair), Luis Gomez, Emily Plummer, Amanda Miller, Trevor McLaughlin, Kyra Spoto

EXCUSED: Chris Kazmierczak (co-chair), Donna Celano, Emily Ermentrout

MEMBER(S) NOT PRESENT: None

Board Business 1/Mock Trial Association

Members of the Mock Trial Association are requesting $2,040 to send 22 members to the Colgate Invitational Tournament, scheduled for November 6-7, 2010.

MOTION:                   Luis Gomez to allot $2,040 for this request
SECOND:                   Katlyn Taylor
VOTE:                        In favor: 5                   Opposed: 3                  Abstain: 1

Board Business 2/Delta Phi Epsilon

Members of Delta Phi Epsilon are requesting $2,350 for their annual ‘Deepher Dude’ male beauty pageant, scheduled for November 30, 2010.

MOTION:                   Julie Pompizzi to allot $1,350 for this request
SECOND:                   Trevor McLaughlin
VOTE:                        In favor: 9                   Opposed: 0                  Abstain: 0

Board Business 3/Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

Members of SIFE are requesting $11,400 to send 10-12 students to the Regional and National Competitions, scheduled for April 7-9, 2011 and May 10-14, 2011, respectively.

MOTION:                   Trevor McLaughlin to allot $0 for this request
SECOND:                   Julie Pompizzi
VOTE:                        In favor: 5                   Opposed: 3                  Abstain: 1

NOTE:  The Board suggests the group re-submit a proposal with the following questions answered: Are there other regional sites the group would consider, how many people are required to attend, a better budget breakdown including registration fees and is there a contribution by members to attend?

Board Business 4/Asian/American Student Intercultural Association (A-ASIA)

Members of A/ASIA are requesting $660 to send 7 students to the annual Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND) conference, scheduled for November 5-7, 2010.

MOTION:                   Emily Plummer to allot $660 for this request
SECOND:                   Trevor McLaughlin
VOTE:                        In favor: 8                   Opposed: 1                  Abstain: 0

Board Business 5/Peer Educators

Members of Peer Educators are requesting $1,023.90 to send 5 students to the Active Minds Conference, scheduled for November 5-7, 2010.

MOTION:                   Trevor McLaughlin to allot $0 for this request
SECOND:                   Luis Gomez
VOTE:                        In favor: 5                   Opposed: 2                  Abstain: 2

NOTE:  The board allocated $0 due to the proposal being submitted late.

Board Business 6/Board Balance after allocations:  $102,202

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