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Student Senate Minutes, Oct. 27

October 28, 2020


Student Senate – Oct. 27, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by President Kendall Archer.

A prayer was said by Collin van Waardenburg.

Members present: Cece Abel, Kendall Archer, Samantha Carlson, Larkin Clem, Sarah Fowler, Mary Furlong, Gabriel Graves, Noah Kimel, Megan Kowalis, Jonathon Krull, Abby Lang, Tom Magnavite (proxy Andrew Frose), Allison Moysis, Nicole Noreen, Lyanna Novak, Enitan Onayiga, Sophia O’Neil, Angel Sacta Espinoza, Joseph Schauf, Collin van Waardenburg, Destiny Walker, and Ryan Stoynich

Members absent: Jake Emeott, and Lily Klein

Members excused: Tom Magnavite (proxy Andrew Frose), Tara Nikolich, and Marcos Pedroza

Discussion items

  • Executive Board Updates
    • Kendall Archer, president
      • Reaching out to Minnesota college student senate presidents to form a group to discuss adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
      • Disrespect reported towards librarians; please be nice to them and remember to wear your mask
      • If you are leaving campus, fill out the travel notification form.
    • Marcos Pedroza, vice president of Media and Communications
      • No updates
    • Angel Sacta Espinosa, vice president for Campus Affairs
      • No updates
    • Nicole Noreen, vice president for Financial Affairs
      • The first budget request was received, will be brought up to full senate next week
    • Destiny Walker, vice president for Multicultural Affairs
      • Holding a conversation with Winona mayoral candidate Jovy Rocky
        • Email her for the Zoom link to attend
    • Mary Furlong, vice president for Academic Affairs
      • Keep an eye out for registration information coming in the next week.
    • Elijah Williams, vice president for Student Life
      • Contact him to join a committee regarding Chartwells
        • Specifically focusing on time constraints
      • Meeting set up with Kat Freihammer, counselor, and Christina Uribe Nitti, director of Health Services,  Wellness Center, to discuss student mental health
      • Look at the flyers for the upcoming Ted Talks
      • Door decorating contest will be voted on this week; watch your emails for more information
    • Megan Kowalis, vice president for Public Affairs
      • Prepping for election
    • Jonathon Krull, executive assistant
      •  Looking for ethics committee members
        • Will be addressing attendance issues for senators
    • Sarah Fowler, SAC president
      • Thursday will be virtual Halloween bingo
      • Friday will be Halloween movies
    • Marisa Quinn, adviser
      • No reports
  • Class officer reports
    • Freshman: No reports
    • Sophomore: No reports
    • Junior: No reports
    • Senior: No reports
  • Senator concerns
    • None
  • Motion to adjourn
    • Time: 7:18 p.m.