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 Thank you to everyone who came to the SGC meeting on October 21st, 2019. Highlights included: SGC Senate feedback, Nikita Licudine confirmed to the Senate as a Senator at Large, and a Halloween-themed door decorating contest!

 Ithaca College Student Governance Council

Senate Meeting Agenda

Monday, 10/21, 2019 7:00pm –Taughannock Falls Meeting Room




I. Call to Order: 7:00pm


II. Roll Call


A. Present: 12

i. After confirmations


III. Approval of the Minutes

A. Minutes from 10/14/2019

i. Motion to approve: Henry

ii. Second: Max

iii. Passed: 9-0-0


IV. New Business

A. Confirmations

i. Nikita

1. From Connecticut

2. President of GSA during High School

3. Participated in clubs in high school as well as currently at Ithaca College

4. Driven

ii. Questions:

1. Austin: Do you plan on working with the LGBT community here?

2. Alex: How did you find out about SGC?

iii. VOTE

1. Passed 10-0-0

iv. Motion to move into voting procedure


B. SGC feedback via Menti & Kahoot– Reed


C. Door Decorating Contest


V. Continuing Business

A. Senator Reports

i. Grace – Appropriations Comity

1. Has idea for Bill…

a. Getting feedback from residents to craft the bill

ii. Hunter –

1. Working w/ IC Democrats

a. Wants to increase political involvement on campus

b. Working on bill

c. Looking to work on amendments

d. Working on Bill to have Inclusion and Diversity Statement in Professor

e. Looking to host drag show in Towers Market Place ]

iii. Max – appropriations comity

1. Working on Bill

a. Working with eco reps and campus change comity of RHA

iv. Khadija

1. Undefeated Rugby Team


VI. Officer Reports


A. President –

i. October 23rd at Dillingham Fountains Ithaca Forever event

ii. 3:30 - 4:30 open convo. W/ board of Trustees in Clarke Lounge

B. Vice President of Communications

i. E-board takes on ICTV show Fake Out!

ii. First Comity meeting this week

C. Vice President of Campus Affairs

i. Stamps have been distributed around campus for absentee ballots

ii. Has bill ideas

iii. New Dining has kinks that need to be worked out

1. Looking for potential bills

iv. Store signs stay on after stores have closed (sustainability issue)

D. Vice President of Academic Affairs

i. Went to Faculty meeting about ICC

1. Five meetings remaining for this semester

ii. Academic Policy comity LAND RECOGNITION

iii. Fill the Hill Event Nov. 19th

1. Updates to come following meeting this week

E. Vice President of Business and Finance

i. Edits made to appropriations handbook (available online)

ii. Will be updating

iii. Working out kinks in SGC budget request template

iv. Will be working with comity to work on sustainability issues

v. PODER banquet budget request is upcoming

F. Senate Chair i. Email if you have any Bill Ideas

1. Already has some ideas if you are looking for ones that need to be completed ii. Look out for survey from this week

iii. Two seats are still open on constitutional comity!!!! WE NEED TO HAVE THESE SEATS FILLED

1. We also need representation on comity from people who are not apart of SGC

iv. Send Eva headshots and blurb for Instagram

v. Reminder – Simply constitutional review following this meeting!!

G. Chief of Staff

H. Student Trustee

i. Board will be on campus staring this Wednesday

1. Vice Chair and Chair will be in Clark

2. Board members will be doing campus emerging events so they might be in your classes. Speak with them.

ii. Will begin search for successor

iii. Cornell Law School is having a Diversity Program

I. Residence Hall Association-

J. Student Liaison to the Alumni Board –


VII. Open Agenda.

A. Connor

i. Bomber Blitz

1. Walk/Run on November 10th

a. Registration is $15 and begins at 9:3o am

ii. Buddy System for SGC is in the works

iii. Survey is coming out

B. Yetunde

i. Protest will be taking place during Wizarding Weekend (Black Lives Matter)

ii. Embrace is doing a Blue Book Series

1. Nov. 4th – How has your email:

C. Abby

i. Stop by Wizarding /Weekend to check out quittage team

D. Livestream of Democratic Presidential Debate went well

i. Over 100+ Turnout

ii. Looking to do more collaborations

E. Reed

i. Tour Guide Applications are live

VIII. New Business continued

A. Motion to suspend Roberts Rules – Max

i. Second

B. Passed 12-0-0



IX. Adjournment.


X. Constitutional Review

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