Student Body VP
Congratulations to Jacob Becker and Madi Riley
New name tags
Picture wall has been updated
Will be updated again with first year election
Minutes will be put out day after tomorrow
Student Body President
First year Elections
Voter ID Discussion at Capitol
Brought up points addressed in letter
Hit Simpson if they update technology
Out of state students would still be able to vote, get card in the mail,
turbovote would still be able to work
Senior Class President
Back to Blue Campaign
Student roundup fundraiser in book store
All Org. Council
No budget request needed for food
Conferences how to be able to check out rooms, fill out forms, effective
Junior Class President-Nick Laning
Finance Code Changes
Projects-motion sensor lights in fraternities/sororities
Financial outlook and update
Sophomore Class President
Team will find a new meeting time
First Year Class President
Checking out equipment
Voter ID Law
Emma conference idea
Semester Progress newsletter
Will be sent out
New Student Mailers
Lambda and ATO Dinners
New Signage in Pfieffer
ABP Chip Selection
Approved justice leadership certificate
Swear in Madi Riley and Jacob Becker
SARA: $1,150 for t shirts
Dance Marathon: $5200. $1,800 goes to pay for meals in Dance Marathon.
Majority are Simpson students, but not all.
Nick: Should Simpson pay for meals that aren’t for Simpson Students
Morgan: How many people aren’t students? Is there a way we can
fundraiser money for the families?
Cody: 20ish people
Casey: They asked for significantly less money than last year.
Tre: Is there a rule about this in the financial code?
Nick: Not really. Another example where SGA pay for others is Stand
Britney: There are blurred lines on what the standard is. Should
Financial Code should cover this to avoid future problems?
Emma: Some food at Marathon will be paid for by a sponsor.
Tristan: Agrees with Brittney
Nick: Decisions are made by majority of body. $1800 is hard to find a
Casey: Multiple sponsors help pay for family’s hotel rooms. Thinks
something for code in case of future events.
Cody: Event is only a few weeks out.
$375 to Pep Band
Nick: Request was originally over $2500. Haven’t given pep band
money in past because they have gotten it from other money
pots. Money goes to new music.
$2400 to Black Student Union
Nick: Originally requested $8900, but couldn’t give that much BSU is
going through growing pains of a new organization. Money will
go to pot luck event, tshirt, button, food cost for meetings, culture
Linda: President of BSU, have had four events. Potluck will be Feb. 17
and is partnered with Sodexo. Culture Fashion Show will be
during Black History Show. Food pantry donation to get into
Fashion Show. Explained other events that didn’t get funding.
Nick: Explains BSU is getting more money than usual for start up
events. Also, explains how SGA’s budget is tight currently.
Courtney: How many members? How many events so far?
Linda: 10. No events so far because of funding.
Geoff: For potluck do people bring food or Sodexo cater?
Linda: Sodexo cater, but BSU chose food.
Finance Code Changes
Section 1: Point A, Sub point (10)
Section 3: Point B, Sub point (a); roman umber (vii)
Section 3: Point C, subpoint (a); Roman Numeral (viii)
Section 6 Requirement for new organizations
$15,000 to areas of campus that are most dark and will get lighting.
Money is coming from Capital Improvement budget
Operating Budget has around $9000 after Campus Day and March to End the Isms
funds are taken out.
“I Back the blue tshirts” needs a tshirt design
“I Back the blue Action” Connect Floor, ATO are doing individual activities. Tip night at
Pizza ranch or nursing home idea? Courtney will take it back to committee to
Student Body Elections
Simpson elections go by Calendar year, other schools go by school year
Could add a transition time to help newly elected officers. Would give more
time for refill elections. Elections would be moved up a few weeks to allow
transition time. Student advocacy will take this up.
SARA applications due Friday
Women’s Leadership Panel is Feb. 23 at 7 pm