Senate Minutes

Senate Minutes

ASNNU Senate: November 7th, 2018

Call to Order: 7:33pm.

Opening Prayer: Senator Rogers.

Amending of the Agenda:

Motion to amend: Senator Queen.

Insert Nighthawks E-sports Club report after Smash Club Report.
Second: Senator

Vote: 11 of 11 approved.

Approval of the Agenda:

Motion to approve: Senator Booker.
Second: Senator Stuhr.

Vote: 11 of 11 approved.

Approval of last session’s minutes:

Motion to approve: Senator Queen.

Second: Senator Fender.

Vote: 11 of 11 approved.

Gallery Business: Joshua D’Orazio, in light of Grant Miller’s absence, shared a terribly long joke about fire trucks.

Smash Club Report: Micah Wagner shared that the club plays Mario Smash together, to enjoy a mental break and time playing together. They average 12 people per week and they meet every Saturday in the lecture hall of the science building. No funds right now because they’re not yet at a point where they are ready to apply for A status. Had a great event co-hosting with e-sports. Extended an invite to those present.

Nighthawk E-Sports Club Report: Roy Nichols shared that they participate in competitive gaming event against other schools, meeting at least twice per semester. They have about 20 people per event, enjoy co-hosting with Smash Club, and would love to co-host with anyone else interested. Their goals this year are to promote their events more and participate with additional schools in the air. Their funds go toward equipment, event promotion, and food. They are working to introduce more people to what they do, to come and relax and have fun.

Nicole shared that this club also recently hosted a LARPing group on campus.  

Brick House Report: Micah Tranch reported that the wifi problem is now fixed and TV is available for people to use. Campfire hangouts coming up soon.

SGA Officer Reports:

President D’Orazio: Josh shared the team is doing great work, and that homecoming is this weekend. Been talking to students about what SGA can be doing better.

Social VP MacDonald: Fries and Pies is next Saturday, 9pm-midnight at Shari’s.

Business Manager Rick: Shared the weekly subfund report. Lots of budgeting meetings and emails this week. Thanked people for bearing with her as she is transitioning online. Forms are due tonight!

Club Coordinator Nobbs: Working on continuing to update club events and the calendar in the club corner. Met with someone wanting to start a ski club, and with someone interested in starting an NNU chapter of One.

Community Relations Coordinator Dringenberg: Serve Week went well!

Campus Ministries Coordinator Fast: Timeout is in Brandt again tonight. Jessica leading worship and Jillian Joseph is speaking. Timeout will be back in LT next week and retreat registration open all week, spread the word.

Athletic Liaison Mahowald: Games on Thursday, homecoming games on Friday, and Sr. Night volleyball game on Saturday. The C of I home game is happening right before we leave for Thanksgiving on Tuesday night - talk about it and get people to go! There will be shirts!

Intramural Overlord  Johnson: Championship games are on Saturday, taking place on the turf field. Tagged is being moved to spring to promote a bigger game.

Publicity Director Kohagen: Continuing to update things as usual, and has someone making posters for fried and pies.

Oasis Editor James: Lot of usual stuff. Photos for serve week and meeting with design team. Met with Tim from the Idaho Book Bindery.

Executive Secretary Rimer: Participated in Serve Day, got a list of club leaders to try a new way to gather weekly email information, to be more intentional about communicating with them. Reaching out to people who have not finished budgeting. Know that herself and other SGA members are available to help with budgeting forms.

Executive VP Akkerman: Aaron’s Senate binder is done and things have officially been put together for the Well task force. If you want to be part, talk to Parker and she’ll get you connected. More info to come once that group meets.


Committee Reports:

Judicial Committee: Nothing to report.

Ways and Means Committee: Meeting right after Senate to talk about budgeting, which will take place Thursday and Friday afternoons next week, with meeting following Saturday morning.  

Campus Life Committee: Senator Booker made an announcement in chapel about Senate, to see if that would peak interest in connection with the student body.

Old Business: No old business.

New Business: No new business.

Motion to adjourn: Senator Rogers.

Second: Senator Stuhr.

Vote: 11 of 11 approved.

Adjournment: 7:50 pm.

Grant Miller