May 18, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Date | Time: 5/18/2017 1:30 PM                                                                            Meeting Called By: ASG President

Board Members                                                                                         Voting Members Present: 8/9 at 1:32 PM

ASG President                                                                                                  Sammy Akeyo (chair)                            Present
ASG VP of Finance & Communications                                                      Amber Castaneda                                   Present
ASG VP of Student Affairs & Pluralism                                                      Abner Pagunuran                                    Present
ASG Chief Justice                                                                                            Michael Cha                                             Present
ASG Marketing & Public Relations Representative                                 Mei-Ching Wu                                         Absent
ASG Campus Life and Events Representative                                          Jordan Domonique Allen                       Present
ASG Emerging Tech & Entrepreneurial Representative                        Connor Sinnott                                         Present
ASG Environmental & Social Responsibility Representative                Joedy Morrow                                           Present
ASG External Legislative Representative                                                  Jahkari Aujla-Singh                                 Present


Whisper St. Christopher      Office of Sustainability

Amber Nicholson                 Office of Sustainability

Keoni Moore                        Office of Sustainability

Ming Wu                               Student


  1. Commencement

Chair calls the BOD session to order at 1:32 P.M.

  1. Introductions

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

  1. Approval of the Agenda

Motion to adopt the agenda for 5/18/2017: Jahkari

Motion Passes, unanimously.

  1. Approval of the Minutes

Motion to ratify the minutes from 5/11/2017 with stated amendments: Michael

  1. Motion to have Amber Nicholson’s presentation on the SESF and student raingarden as the next agenda item: Connor
  2. Amber Nicholson presents on:
    1. The history of the Student Environmental Sustainability Fee
    2. The student raingarden project approved by the Board of Directors in August 2016
  1. Funding request from the Associated Students of Bellevue College

Motion to allocate $1,172 from budget number 1984 for the Multicultural Fair.      

Motion Passes, 6:0:1

(One vote was sent in via proxy.)

  1. President’s report
    1. SESF Agreement is a work in progress.
    2. STF Agreement is in the final stages. We are entering negotiations with the college President’s office.
    3. We are looking at alternatives for involving more students in the governance of the college. The S&A committee allocated $20,000 to budget 1900 towards compensating students for governance for the next academic year.
  2. Unscheduled business


  1. Open comments


  1. Announcements
    1. Abner implores the Board to reach out to clubs and programs to encourage them to participate in the Multicultural Fair happening May 31, 2017.
    2. Abner gives an update on Interim President Wakefield’s response to the student concerns regarding the Assistant Director of Public Safety.
  1. Adjournment

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 2:15 PM: Michael Cha

Motion passes, unanimously.