Aug. 17, 2016 Meeting Minutes

ASBC Board of Directors Minutes

Date | Time: 8/17/2016 4:00 AM                                                                   Meeting Called By: ASG President

Board Members                                 Voting Members Present: 8/9 at 4:02pm



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 Absent (excused)


Ata Karim                                            Vice President, Student Affairs

Amber Nicholson                                Program Manager, Office of Sustainability

Whisper St. Christopher                      Office of Sustainability

Craig Hauser                                       Office of Sustainability

Noelle Higg                                         Landscape Architecture Company

Jason Benthy                                        Landscape Architecture Company

Jahkari Singh                                       Community Relations Coordinator, Office of Student Legislative Affairs



  1. Commencement


Chair Akeyo calls the meeting to order at 4:02 pm.


  1. Introductions

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


  1. Business Session

Amber Nicholson – Department of Sustainability

Q&A session for the sustainable garden proposal in Student Housing Project is led by Nicholson together with landscape architecture company.


Vice President of Student Affairs Karim states that the Bellevue College is in the progress of transforming, and this sustainable feature in the Student Housing becomes very creative and crucial.


The board will hold a special session to have a discussion over this agenda item on Friday, August 19.


  1. Student Programs Working Hours Agreement

ASG members are able to work beyond the Student Programs office hours. Motion to approve the Student Programs Working Hours Agreement: Pagunuran. Motion Seconded: Albay.

Motion passes 7-0-0.


  1. Meeting Minutes

The numbers in the meeting minutes are needed to be confirmed.

Motion to table the approval of August 17 Meeting Minutes to Friday, August 24: Pagunuran. Motion Seconded: Tugan.

Motion passes 6-1-0.


  1. Resources and Planning Council

Motion to nominate the Policy Coordinator in Office of Student Legislative Affairs Maxwell Braseth to the Resources and Planning Council: Vandal.

Motion Seconded: Bowman. Motion passes 7-0-0.


  1. Officer Reports
    1. Marianne Albay
      1. Project Plan
      2. Attend the ASG retreat
    2. Mei-Ching Wu
      1. Attend the ASG retreat
      2. Edit group pictures
    3. Robert Stewart
      1. Attend the ASG retreat
      2. ASG website template
    4. Trygve Vandal
      1. Monitor the contracts
      2. Meet with VP of Information Technology Services Russell Beard
    5. Dasha Tugan
      1. Work on Open House


  1. Work on the website issues for the new clubs
  1. Evan Bowman
    1. Attend the ASG retreat
    2. Plan to have interview with magazines
  2. Abner Pagunuran
    1. Plan the ASG retreat
    2. Be invited to speak in a new class in BC
  • Gather the materials for attending WSA board retreat
  1. Sam Akeyo
    1. Plan the ASG retreat
    2. Contact with College Assembly
  • Connect with Faculty members
  1. Connect with North Campus


  1. Advisor Report Faisal is absent


  1. Announcements No announcements


  1. Public Comments No public comments


  1. Adjournment

Meeting Adjourned by Chair at 4:56 pm. Motion to adjourn: Pagunuran. Motion Seconded: Bowman.

Motion passes 7-0-0.