General Meeting Information

Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

  • Agenda

    Time Topic Purpose Discussion Leader
    2:00-2:15 Welcome and Introductions I/D All
    2:15-2:20 Approval of Agenda I/D/A King
    2:20-2:30 Needs and Confirmations I/D/A King

    Status update on Classified Senate Working Groups

    I/D/A King

    Standing updates

    • IPBT
    • SSPBT
    • EAC
    • Facilities
    • Technology
    • Additional Meetings/Updates







    I King

    A = Action
    D = Discussion
    I = Information

  • Minutes


    Voting Members: Heidi King, Scott Olsen, Christiana Kaleialii, Alex Harrell, Keri Kirkpatrick, Lorna Maynard, Ola Sabawi, Dennis Shannakian, Wil Byars, Angelica Strongone, Sushini Chand, Laura Hiler, Sofia Abad, Adriana Garcia, Dana Kennedy 

    Guests: Victoria Kahler, Sparkle Chou, Lan Trinh, Marilyn Booye, Susan Ho, Claudia Guzman, Phong Lam Tracy Chung Tabangcura, Vins Chacko, Deborah Taylor, Kathy Munson

    Meeting Items

    Welcome and Introductions

    Members introduced themselves.

    Approval of Agenda

    Edited “Minutes” to “Agenda”

    Otherwise approved: Scott Olsen moved to approve, Alex Harrell seconded, motion passed.

    Needs and Confirmations
    Info, vote for next week:
    • Classified Senate Professional Development Committee (5 seats available) - help plan and facilitate workshops; assist with Professional Development Day in May.
    • SSPBT (1 seat available)
    • Campus Center Advisory Board (1 seat available)

    Lorna Maynard moved to approve, ??? seconded, motion passed.

    Mentorship for new members of the Senate is being established as a norm.

    Status update on Classified Senate Working Groups
    • Structure of Senate and Senator roles
      • Actively seeking more volunteers and feedback – Email Sushini if interested
      • How should our Senate be structured and how should we show up on other committees, developing a better process
      • Informs Bylaws and Constitution Committee of how the senator roles and responsibilities need to change in our documents
      • Any changes will effect newly elected/appointed Senators
      • Deadline for Senator structure – needs to be in place ahead of May for elections, so needs to get to Bylaws and Constitution
      • Suggestion for audio version
    • Bylaws and Constitution
      • Merged documents
      • Formally structuring the decisions made by the Senate Structure Committee
      • Student Support Fund revisions
      • Clarifying the language and roles so that senators will be able to quickly find their specific responsibilities

    Standing updates
    • IPBT – voting voices – proposed addition of potentially 6 representatives for the various bargaining units, overview of sources of funds, joint PBT budget presentation re: potential budget reductions, removing monies from one-time funding, possible loss of some 1320 funding – PT faculty/faculty overload, Board deadline November 1st to identify budget reductions for consideration, if it comes to actual reductions, raise up Classified voices in forums and in other ways – update on October 27th on whether it looks like cuts will occur and decide where to go from there
    • SSPBT – First meeting for new representative (David), reviewed the goals of SSPBT, responses to governance survey, embracing the planning aspect, went over budget, but see Board update for those details. Reviewing Senior Staff proposals at next meeting and having a further conversation on that

     Good of the Order

    Meeting adjourned at 3:30 pm

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