The Geoduck Student Union

Student Government at The Evergreen State College

GSU Meeting Agenda 5/16/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 7 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

5/16/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (5/9/2018) and Agenda (5/16/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (24 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Communication (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Sub-Committees (8 minutes) Eric, Josh, JayJay, Stella, Rebecca, Kris
    4. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
    5. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin (2 minutes)
    6. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
    7. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  5. DoA Budget Request with Bethany (5 minutes)
  6. Intercity Transit Presentation (30 minutes)
  7. Information Session with George Bridges (30 minutes)
  8. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)

GSU Meeting Agenda 5/9/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 6 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

5/9/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (5/2/2018) and Agenda (5/8/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Board of Trustees Introduction (10 minutes)
  5. Check-Ins (22 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Emily, Michael, Sam, Kris, Justin (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Eric and Josh (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella and JayJay (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Rebecca and Kris (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin and Ian (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
    1. Executive Director Check In (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  1. Orientation Information Update with Jeannette Smith (5 minutes)
  2. General Assembly Update with Alex Markley (5 minutes)
  3. Agenda Planning (5 minutes)
  4. Student Voice, Healing, and Community Discussion with Alex Markley (30 minutes)
  5. Agenda Planning (5 minutes)
  6. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 5/2/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 5 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

5/2/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (4/18/2018) and Agenda (4/25/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (22 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Emily, Michael, Sam, Kris (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Eric and Josh (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella and JayJay (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Rebecca, Hana, and Kris (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin and Ian (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
    1. Executive Director Check In (5 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  1. DoA/DoP Discussion with JayJay (15 minutes)
    1. 5 minutes Presentation
    2. 10 minutes Q&A
  2. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  3. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 4/25/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 4 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

4/25/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (4/18/2018) and Agenda (4/25/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (22 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Emily, Michael, Sam, Kris (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Eric and Josh (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella and JayJay (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Rebecca, Hana, and Kris (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin and Ian (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  1. FYE Work Group Presentation with Jadon and Trevor (45 minutes)
  2. Student Activities Fair Discussion (10 minutes)
  3. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  4. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 4/18/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 3 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

4/18/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (4/11/18) and Agenda (4/18/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (26 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Emily, Michael, Sam, Kris (2 minutes)
      2. Communication Student Activity Fair: Sam (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Eric and Josh (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella and JayJay (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Rebecca, Hana, and Kris (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin and Ian (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
  1. Elections Spring Quarter (2 minutes)
    1. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  2. Equity Lounge Information with Kandi Bauman (10 minutes)
  3. Leadership Team Plan with The Leadership Team (10 minutes)
  4. Emergency Prep Discussion (10 minutes)
  5. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  6. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda

Geoduck Student Union

Week 2 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

4/11/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (4/4/2018) and Agenda (4/11/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Budget Balancing and College Priorities with Wendy Endress (40 minutes)
  5. Check-Ins (23 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon, Justin, and Paul (2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Michael, Louie, Sam (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella, Jay Jay, (2 minutes)
  • Emergency Prep: Eric and Josh (2 minutes)
  1. Sustainability: Rebecca, Hana, Rhianna (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex, Sam and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany, Richelle, Feven (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)

 

  1. Accreditation Discussion with Nancy Koppelman (10 minutes)
  2. Emergency Prep Discussion (5 minutes)
  3. Agenda Creation (5 minutes)
  4. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

Meeting Agenda 4/4/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 7 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

04/04/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 minutes)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (date) and Agenda (date) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (25 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles, Arne, and Waylon (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon (2 minutes)
      1. IDEA: Stella, James Jackson (2 minutes)
      2. Emergency Prep: Eric, Josh, and Justin (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Rebecca, Hana, Kristoffer, and Rhianna (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex, and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Communications Committee: Emily, Louie, Michael, Sam, and Sebastian (2 minutes)
  3. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin, and Ian (2 minutes)
  4. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
    1. Bylaw Revision Assignments (2 minutes)
  5. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  1. Petition for Pay Decrease (5 minutes)
  2. WSA General Assembly (5 minutes)
  3. Leadership Team Presentation (15 minutes)
  4. Constitutional Training (20 minutes)
  5. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda

Geoduck Student Union

Week 7 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

02/21/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (2/7/2018) and Agenda (2/14/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Approval of the Election’s Results (2 minutes)
  4. Introduction of New Representatives (10 minutes)
  5. Name
  6. Pronouns
  7. What brought you to GSU?
  8. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  9. Meeting George Bridges – The State of the College (20 minutes)
  10. Check-Ins (30 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Leadership Team Update (5 minutes)
      2. Communication (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Brandon Ellington (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Paul and Rebecca (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  1. Petition for Pay with Louie (3 minutes)
  2. Internship Program and Introduction of Kevin Andrews (10 minutes)
  3. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  4. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 2/14/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 6 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

02/14/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (2/7/2018) and Agenda (2/14/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (30 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
      1. Leadership Team Update (5 minutes)
      2. Communication (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin (2 minutes)
      1. Emergency Prep: Brandon Ellington (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Stella (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Paul and Rebecca (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (5 minutes)

 

 

  1. Communications Committee Statement Discussion with Emily (5 minutes)
  2. Motion with Michael Britton (5 minutes)
    1. “I, Michael Britton, move to strike from Bylaws section two ‘Roles and responsibilities- speaker”. And replace with Speaker

Description: The Speaker is the chief representative of the GSU to the Evergreen State administration and appropriate stakeholder groups. They are to serve as an elected official that represents the whole of the student body and permanent chair of the communication committee

  1. Roles and Responsibilities
  2. Create a GSU Bi-Quarterly Report, in the form of a document or speech, on the milestones of the union and plans for the future. The speaker should work with the Historian to accurately represent these milestones. This should be made available to students on weeks 3 and 7.
  3. Hold regular meetings with the President, Vice President of Student Affairs, Director of Student Activities, Director of Residential Life, and all relevant campus officers to establish common goals and communicate the wishes of the GSU and student body at-large.

This motion has been seconded by Alex Markley.

  1. Motion with Michael Britton (5 minutes)
    1. Strike from section 4, “Student interests, subcommittees, satellites and soundwaves”

And replace with the following:

  1. Communication Subcommittee

The intention of this subcommittee is to facilitate smooth communication to and between all parts of TESC and the GSU, and to insure that GSU representatives are informed enough to represent the student body faithfully.

  1. Responsibilities

Serve as the primary outreach surrogate of the GSU, promoting initiatives and engaging students.

Coordinate with groups that have a multimedia focus (ex: Cooper Point Journal, KAOS, Green Screens, and C-Cam) to keep students informed on GSU events and issues important to students.

Coordinate with groups that have a multimedia focus (ex: Cooper Point Journal, KAOS, Green Screens, and C-Cam) to keep students informed on GSU events and issues important to students.

Focus on ways the GSU can advocate for, hear from, and reach out to the student body as a whole and help them communicate their needs to our body and to the administrative community.”

This motion has been seconded by Alex Markley.

  1. Lobby Day Discussion with Charles (10 minutes)
  2. WSA Brief with Guillermo (20 minutes)
  3. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  4. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 2/7/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 5 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

02/07/2018 1:15PM

  1. Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 mins)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  2. Approval of the Minutes (1/31/2018 and 1/24/2018) and Agenda (2/7/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Check-Ins (23 minutes)
    1. Speaker: Emily (2 minutes)
    2. Legislative Committee: Charles (2 minutes)
    3. Student Interest Committee: Brandon and Justin(2 minutes)
      1. Communication: Emily and Michael (2 minutes)
      2. IDEA: Emily and Stella (2 minutes)
  • Sustainability: Paul, and Rebecca (2 minutes)
  1. Finance Committee: Alex, and Devin (2 minutes)
  2. Constitutional Review Committee: Devin (2 minutes)
  3. Rules Committee: Bethany (2 minutes)
  4. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (5 minutes)
  1. The Constitution Presentation with the Constitutional Drafting Committee (20 minutes)
  2. GSU Representative Membership of Waylon Roberts (5 minutes)
    1. 1 Pro (2 minutes)
    2. 1 Con (2 minutes)
    3. Vote
  3. Communications Committee GSU Wide Discussion (10 minutes)
    1. What should it look like?
    2. What should it do?
  4. The Election Update with Beth (3 minutes)
    1. Election Booth Shifts
  5. Agenda Creation for 2/14/2018 (10 minutes)
  6. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

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