The Geoduck Student Union

Student Government at The Evergreen State College

GSU Meeting Agenda 11/28/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 9 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

11/28/2018 1:15PMMedicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (1 minute)

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.

Public Comment (5 minutes)

Check-In with Jeannette (5 minutes)

Speaker’s Update – Board of Trustees meeting 11/14 (4 minutes)

WashPIRG on 100% Renewable Energy Ballot Initiative (20 minutes)

Tabled Discussion – Personal Goals for GSU Role (10 minutes)

Executive Director – Discussion on Constitution and Bylaws (20 minutes)

Speaker – Communication Styles and Values Workshops (40 minutes)

Adjourn 3:00PM

GSU Training Meeting Agenda Week 6 10/31/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 6 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

10/31/2018 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. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  3. Jeannette’s Check-In (10 minutes)
  4. Electing Officers (30 minutes)
    1. For Speaking portions everyone running will have 2 minutes each MAXIMUM!
    2. Vote (2 minutes)
    3. Announce/Congratulate (1 minute ea.)
  5. Getting Teams and Becoming Liaisons (10 minutes)
  6. Communication Style Training with Alex (30 minutes)
  7. Constitution and Bylaws! Getting Empowered with Information (15 minutes)
  8. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

Fall Candidate Election Results

Congratulations to these students who were selected by you to represent them in the Geoduck Student Union! This is the list in standing order. Thank you to all of you who ran in the election and to those who will serve the student body!

  1. Sakiko Krishna
  2. Alexis Langguth-Torres
  3. Mahkyra Gaines
  4. Severyn Westbrook
  5. Waylon Robert
  6. Stella Spracklin-Link
  7. William Hardy
  8. Ian Suchon
  9. Christopher Clifford
  10. Alexander Markley
  11. Melinda Dauley
  12. Antonio Bohmer-Tapia
  13. Annie Landis
  14. Alexander Farley
  15. Stuart Lee

 

GSU Meeting Agenda Week 4

Geoduck Student Union

Week 4 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

10/17/2018 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. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  3. Election’s Update (2 minutes)
  4. Check-In with Jeannette (5 minutes)
  5. GSA Debrief and Next Steps (5 minutes)
  6. Training Ideas (30 minutes)
  7. Stations
  8. Set-up
  9. Goals for Present, and Future (20 minutes)
  10. Legacy Documents and Policy (10 minutes)
  11. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 10/03/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 2 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

10/03/2018 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. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  3. Ice Breaker (10 minutes)
  4. Election’s Commissioner Update (5 minutes)
  5. Check-In with Jeannette (5 minutes)
  6. Summer Check In with Summer Team (25 minutes)
    1. Presentation (10-15 minutes)
    2. Questions (15 minutes)
  7. Legislative Agenda Approval (7 minutes)
    1. Presentation (3.5 minutes)
    2. Voting and Discussion (3.5 minutes)
  8. Training Ideas (10 minutes)
  9. Goals for Present, and Future (20 minutes)
  10. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

Meeting Agenda 6/6/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 10 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

6/6//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 (5/30/2018) and Agenda (6/6/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Resume Workshop with Ivana (20 minutes)
  5. Unity Lounge Update with Kandi (5 minutes)
  6. Leadership Team Plan Update with The Leadership Team (10 minutes)
  7. Bylaw Revisions for Treasurer and Finance Committee with Alex (5 minutes)
  8. Pay Structure for Student Government Discussion with Beth (10 minutes)
    1. Motion to change GSU pay structure from a stipend system with a learning allotment rate of $535.00 per quarter to an hourly wage position with a rate of $12.00 per hour with a cap of 8 hours per week. In this model, the body would maintain a membership of 15 members, the least amount possible as per the constitution to ensure that GSU members are paid a fair and livable wage for their work.
    2. Motion to implement pay restructure pilot over summer quarter as proposed; review will occur in first half of fall quarter before taking effect for the regular academic year
  9. Reimbursement for Beth for Personal Expenses with JJ (5 minutes)
    1. Motion to allocate a GSU Service and Outreach stipend to Beth Shelley for her work on behalf of the GSU outside of her role as executive director to the effect of $260.00.
  10. Rose and Thorn with Arne (20 minutes)
  11. Summer Discussion with Brandon (15 minutes)
    1. Motion to authorize summer work for the GSU.
  12. Issues Facing the College with JJ (20 minutes)
  13. Adjourn 4:00PM

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 5/30/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 9 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

5/30/2018 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 (5/23/2018) and Agenda (5/30/2018) (2 minutes)
  3. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  4. Scholarship Discussion with Olga (5 minutes)
  5. 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)
      1. Election Update (2 minutes)
    7. Advisor Check In with Jeanette Smith (2 minutes)
  6. Best Practices Presentation with Guillermo (20 minutes)
  7. Research Presentation Q&A with Erik and Guillermo (10 minutes)
  8. Summer GSU and Supplemental Discussion Time (15 minutes)
  9. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  10. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

GSU Meeting Agenda 2/23/2018

Geoduck Student Union

Week 8 Agenda ~ CAB, room 301

5/23/2018 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 (5/16/2018) and Agenda (5/23/2018) (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. GSU Practices Change Proposal with Eric (20 minutes)
  6. Student Governance Discussion with Student Activities Advisors (45 minutes)
  7. Agenda Planning (10 minutes)
  8. Adjourn 3:00PM

 

 

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

 

 

 

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