Montana State University Associated Students of MSU Senate SUB Conference Room 325 November 10, 2016

Minutes called to order at 6:01pm by Senate Speaker, Bradley Jones. Minutes recorded by Madison Thompson

Roll Call: Benson, Bertolino,, Campbell(excused), Clifton, Creed, DeRudder(unexcused), Falls Down, Grover, Haslach, Hollinger, Hurst, Jensen(unexcused), Kaminetzky, Killian,O’Leary, Roback, Swenson, Walker(excused), Windham, Jones


Falls Down: Motion to Approve (seconded)

O’Leary: I’d like to propose an amendment to correct “provide a space between the amendments” (seconded)

Amendment made Minutes approved

Public Comment:

Logan Howel - Vice President of Outreach for Residence Halls
October spook house very successful. South hedges planning Bobcats got Talent currently.


No Presentations

Admin Reports:

Hetherington: Leach has picked someone for a nomination. Sending a text to see if he would like me to announce them or not. If announced this week, will vote next week.

Jones: With elections last week, we are all surprised. As in national politics we have all opinionsrepresented. Unlike national politics, we have found a way to make it work. Don’t feel like you can’t talk to people. If you need someone to talk to, come to us. I will not be at

next meeting. Matt will step up, but must step down for a resolution because he is a sponsor on one of them.

Senate Reports:

Windham: Cognito. Takes 20 minutes. Do it. If all 21 do it, by this coming Wednesday, pizza. Derek gave his justices a weeksnotice and they did it. I want to be able to tell administration that we have all done it.

Swenson: Parking forums next week. Monday 9-11am. Wednesday 5-7:30pm. In room SUB 233.

Killian: Estimate for extension, closed to $100,000. Moves student fee increase from 18 to 22. Saturday meet outside the SUB to pick up trash.

Falls Down: Diversity summit sent out follow up survey. Let us know about things to improve on. Next week Thursday at 6pm Thankmus dinner. At church behind Loaf and Jug.

Kaminetzky: Myself and DeRudder met with board and talked about renovating a few classrooms. Discussed AJM and Wilson.

Bertolino: Pure Gold committee, students are allowed to nominate faculty, students. List is getting shorter.

Falls Down: Student memorial committee, sending out a survey. Give us your thoughts.

New Business:

Jones: First reading 2016-R-16
Support Students Being Actively Engaged in Public Issues First Reading 2016-R-17
Support Equality of Marriage in the Montana Constitution Windham: First Reading 2016-R-18
Affirmation for the Support for the Renovation of Romney Hall

Senate Announcements:

Bertolino: Tailgate by student entrance, bring a can of food. College Aggies online. Competition.

Swenson: Be sure to thank your veterans tomorrow.

Killian: With the election, remember we represent this campus. Don’t let it drag us down. We still need to work together

Grover: Still have can the Griz going on. Donate.

Move to adjourn by Windham 6:27pm (seconded)

Motion fails Killian: Yield to Leach

Leach: Geneva and program staff at NACA. With restructuring of program board, gives us a great opportunity to learn more about how others schools do it. Open seat on Judicial council, nominated Justin Johnson. He will be in the office, get to know him.

Yield to Cronk:

Cronk: Supplemental requests. Program director meetings start next week. Before the semester is over, will come out with a financial status, so that you can see how MSU is doing.

Motion to adjourn the meeting by Senator Killian at 6:31pm.