Aug. 10, 2016 Meeting Minutes

ASBC Board of Directors Minutes

Date | Time: 8/10/2016 4:00 AM                                                                   Meeting Called By: ASG President

Board Members                                 Voting Members Present: 9/9 at 4:01pm



ASG President (Chair)


Sammy Akeyo



ASG VP of Finance & Communications Evan Bowman Present
ASG VP of Student Affairs & Pluralism Abner Pagunuran Present
ASG Chief Justice Trygve Vandal Present
ASG Marketing & Public Relations Mei-Ching Wu Present
ASG Campus Life and Events Dasha Tugan Present
ASG Emerging Tech & Entrepreneurial Robert Stewart Present
ASG Environmental & Social Responsibility Marianne Albay Present
ASG External Legislative Eric Pattison Present


Faisal Jaswal Amber Nicholson Destin Albay Jessie Bay Vanessa Campos Katrina Saulon
Whisper St Christopher Paulina Choltwinski


  1. Commencement

Chair Sam Akeyo calls the meeting to order at 4:01 pm.

  1. Introductions

Introductions are made right to left (name, position, gender pronouns) including all present ASG members and guests.

3.     Amber Nicholson – Department of Sustainability

Introductions of Department of Sustainability are made from Nicholson.

  1. Motion to approve the funding request $12,100 from SESF budget for Hopelink transportation organization campus service for the year 2017 to 2019:

Motion Seconded: Albay. Motion passes 6-0-0.

  1. Motion to approve the funding request $2,500 from SESF budget for the co-sponsorship with Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference on February, 2017:

Motion Seconded: Bowman. Motion passes 6-0-0.

  1. Motion to approve the funding request $2,000 from SESF budget for the sustainability workshop, field trip, documentary:

Motion Seconded: Tugan. Motion passes 6-0-0.

  1. Nicholson will come with the landscape architecture company staffs in the next BOD meeting on August 17 to request to approve the funding for the sustainability feature in Student Housing Project on campus in

Advisor Jaswal addresses that the sustainability feature in the Student Housing Project sets the standard of the campus buildings and improves the eco system in this community.

  1. Motion to table the Student Housing Project till August 17, 2016 due to time constrain: Albay. Motion Seconded:

Motion passes 6-0-0.

4.     Paulina Choltwinski – Urban Artworks

Introduction are made by Paulina about the projects and service that the nonprofit organization Urban Artworks works on in Seattle SODO district. The project is to create the panels on the wall in R building. ASG only partially fund it; the other part will be funded by Humanities Department and the Foundation. 4:22P.M. Pattison attends the meeting

4:37P.M. Tugan leaves the meeting

  1. Motion to amend the agenda for Albay to present the funding request for SESF: Vandal. Motion Seconded:

Motion passes 6-0-0.

Motion to approve the funding request $10,000 from SESF budget for the Sustainability Conference for four students and one advisor on October 9 to 12, 2016: Bowman.

Motion Seconded: Pagunuran. Motion passes 5-0-1.

  1. Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve the meeting minutes of July 27, 2016: Albay. Motion Seconded: Bowman.

Motion passes 6-0-1.

  1. Budget Review

Bowman: it is up but not accurate.

  1. Officer Reports
    1. Trygve Vandal


  1. Student Tech Fee Contract
  2. SESF Contract
  1. Mei-Ching Wu
    1. Search on free swag
    2. Gather the brochure template
  • Take group picture
  1. Attend the ASG training
  1. Robert Stewart
    1. Attend the ASG training
    2. Meet Tess for the new ASG website
  2. Erik Pattison
    1. Attend the meeting
  3. Evan Bowman
    1. Training will be continued
  4. Abner Pagunuran
    1. Attend the ASG training
    2. Prepare for WSA Board Retreat
  5. Marianne Albay
    1. Work on Sustainability Conference
  6. Sam Akeyo
    1. Work on Student Success Council
    2. Work on SESF
  • Connect with administration
  1. Advisor Report

Faisal look forward to working with ASG. Sam keeps reaching out to different councils and administration in order to connect Student Program to different department, and to let them know the events on campus.

  1. Announcements No Announcements
  2. Public Comments No Public Comments
  3. Adjournment

No further business items. Meeting Adjourned by Chair at 4:56 pm. Motion to adjourn: Pagunuran. Motion Seconded: Bowman.

Motion passes 7-0-0.