October 12, 2018

Funding meeting

10/12/2018


Treasurer: Frank

Present Senators: Claire, Deja, Marios, Lex, Zoe, Didi, Katie, Maftuna, Ahad, Isha, Frank, Jonathan

Visitors: Richard, Brittany

Absent: Joey, Alexis

Meeting started: 6:02 pm

Meeting Adjourned:  8:12pm

Funding Proposals Presentations

1. Ricardo- Media Studies Council

2. John - Liberating Structures

3. Manasvini - Diwali Party

4. Ana- German Idealism workshop

5. Karen - Bodega Web Series

6. Maes-Somaly- Elev8

7. Lucy Bishop- Media x women

8. Stephen- Military Veterans

9. Surabhi (re-vote)


  1. Presenter: Manasvini

    1. Associated Organization: N/A

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: Dawali

    4. Event Date: November 3rd

    5. Amount Requested: $3,350

    6. Comments: Arnold Hall, Free for students, food catered by Desi Galli

    7. Alternative sources of funding:

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Deja

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Claire

      3. Clear language of the motion - Full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) -  Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded:

  2. Presenter: Maes Somaly

    1. Associated Organization: Office of Recreation

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: Elev8

    4. Event Date: November 9

    5. Amount Requested: $2,526

    6. Comments: decor to be donated after event to Office of Recreation of SHS

    7. Alternative sources of funding: Brittany OOR will cover piano player.

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Katie

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Deja

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded: $

  3. Presenter: Ricardo Filho

    1. Associated Organization: Media Studies Organization

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: Semester Meetings

    4. Event Date: Oct 24, Nov 12, December 5

    5. Amount Requested: $725.68

    6. Comments: Funding for food and swag bags for students in program

    7. Alternative sources of funding: Student Group XYZ

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Ahad

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Zoe

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded: $


  1. Presenter: Natalie & Lucy

    1. Associated Organization: Media X Women

    2. School: Media Management

    3. Event Name: How She Made It Event

    4. Event Date: November 27

    5. Amount Requested: $1212.61

    6. Comments: Social Justice Hub, 30 students approximately

    7. Alternative sources of funding: Organization is providing $700 in funding for event

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Ahad

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Claire

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) - Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded: $

  2. Presenter: John Seale

    1. Associated Organization: HUB of Urban Practices, ITM, Social Movements + Innovations

    2. School: Milano

    3. Event Name: Liberating Structures

    4. Event Date: November 2-3rd

    5. Amount Requested: $1,605

    6. Comments:

    7. Alternative sources of funding: Social Movements and Innovations Hub going half on food costs

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Deja

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Claire

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) 10yes, 1abstain, 1no

    9. Amount Awarded: $

  3. Presenter: Karen

    1. Associated Organization: N/A

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: Bodega Web-Series

    4. Event Date: N/A

    5. Amount Requested: $5,000

    6. Comments: Film equipment and design elements for web-series

    7. Alternative sources of funding: House of Faith, Omega Electronics,

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Deja

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Claire

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) - 11yes & 1abstain

    9. Amount Awarded: $5,000

  4. Presenter: Stephen

    1. Associated Organization: Military Veterans Initiative

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: Student Veterans of America Conference

    4. Event Date: January

    5. Amount Requested: $1866.76

    6. Comments: have students attend this conference as student veteran representatives for TNS,

    7. Alternative sources of funding:

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Zoe

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Marios

      3. Clear language of the motion - Fund what is appropriate based on bylaws

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) 10yes, 2abstain, 1no

    9. Amount Awarded: $

  5. Presenter: Anne & Frances

    1. Associated Organization: COPES (under SHS)

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: N/a

    4. Event Date: Semester

    5. Amount Requested: $900

    6. Comments: funding for food for weekly meetings

    7. Alternative sources of funding:

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Lex

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Claire

      3. Clear language of the motion - full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded: $

  6. Presenter: Anna

    1. Associated Organization: N/A

    2. School: N/A

    3. Event Name: NY German Idealism Workshop

    4. Event Date: Oct. 27, Dec. 7

    5. Amount Requested: $790

    6. Comments: funding for speakers and food

    7. Alternative sources of funding: Forum

    8. Motions:

      1. Name of senator who makes the motion - Zoe

      2. Name of senator who seconds the motion - Marios

      3. Clear language of the motion - Second full funding

      4. Stipulations, if necessary

      5. Number of votes (either unanimous, 7, yes, 3, no, 1 abstain, etc.) - Unanimous

    9. Amount Awarded: $790


Meeting Minutes

  1. Christmas Tree Proposal - Marios motioned to reject doubling funding for ornaments; 9yes, 1abstain

  2. Seats in Senate - Marios motioned to hold elections before the Dec. 17th (last day); November 30th.

  3. Revisions - Lex updated USS that Olivia will combine documents for USS to revise; Marios motioned to vote to combine documents into one file

  4. Initiatives - Didi asked about Dining dollars, Katie updated us on her research regarding dining dollars - app to transfer dining dollars, Marios discussed tabling per college for student engagement

  5. Food Advisory Board -

  6. 100th Anniversary Committee - Marios, Zoe, Jonathan, Lex, Claire, Katie will be put together on Slack