Present Senators: Lex, Maftuna, Nina, Ahad, Mario, Zoe, (Joey at 6:15p), Katie, Didi, Deja, Alexis, Jonathan, Frank (arrived at 6:18p)
Meeting started: 6:09pm
Meeting adjourned: 7:30pm
Senators introduced themselves
Website and Alexis collecting bios
Those who have not send out their bios, they should do so. (Deja, Joey, Jonathan)
Alexis talking about increasing visibility. Using more social media.
Alexis and Mario working on the official USS website
Alexis registering the USS to the Narwhal Nation
Seats in the Senate
We should go back to find the person elected before
We should hold a special election for the empty seats.
Lex proposing the idea of sending out a survey, so as to see people’s experience. (School specific or University wide?)
Deja proposed the idea of creating a survey on my.newschool.edu, similar to the course evaluations notifications.
Lex proposed a small subcommittee (Joey, Didi, Deja, Alexis, Lex, Maftuna)
Initiatives for Next Semester
The agenda will be open from today till Tuesday.
Food Advisory Board (Frank,Katie, Joey, Maftuna)
Honorary Degree (Didi, Deja, Mario, Lex)
Washington Leadership Confer(Lex, Frank, Katie, Didi, Alexis, Joey, Maftuna, Zoe)
Nina’s women conference 26th-28th of October (Deja, Nina, Didi maybe, Katie maybe, Maftuna, Maybe)
Brainstorming on how to structure the committee
Deja presented ideas
Skepticism on the idea of the committee
Breakdown of the meeting minutes, creating a budget representing money allocation for fiscal year 2017-2018
PUBLIC FORUM TWO
Jackson came in after he attended the orientation
General USS Reports
Nina reporting on her upcoming absence (probably excusing that absence, as she will be representing the senate)
Nina reporting her appointment as a Vice President Leading Women of Tomorrow