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Minutes - April 8, 2005

Attendance: Tylene Carnell, Annie Castle, Derrick Peters, Emily von Jentzen, Zack George, Thomas Whittlesey, Robert McGowen, Penglin Wang, Kevin Kimball, Ed Day, Jack Baker
Excused: James McDonald
Guests: Patrick Lewis, Janie Charlton, Connie Clewaux, Lorinda Anderson, Christine Dinh, Joanna Horowitz, Sarah Heath, Justin Stubben
Meeting called to order at 5:04 p.m.
Annie Castle moved to suspend the approval of the minutes from April 6, 2005 until after the budget has been approved
Tylene Carnell seconded
All in favor
Motion Passed
Tylene Carnell shared personal thoughts and reactions regarding, Wednesday April 6, 2005's meeting.

Emily Von Jentzen moved to allocate $162,000 to the Diversity Education Center (line 24)

  • There is a new position moving to the Diversity Center from the Provost Office and we cut the LGBTA
Derrick Peters seconded
Bob questioned whether it was enough money
Jack stated that his understanding was the each group in the Diversity Center gets only $5,000 and we are giving them $10,000 more than they asked for (for the LGBTA)
Tylene is concerned that $8,000 of the $10,000 is for employees and so on $2,000 would be left for programs

Bob made a friendly amendment that the increase of the requested amount is $15,000

  • $8,000 is for employees and want enough money for programs

Amendment not accepted
Question Called
4 in favor
4 opposed
1 abstention
Motion failed
Bob moved to allocate $167,000 to the Diversity Education Center
Tylene seconded
4 in favor
4 opposed
1 abstention
Motion failed

Thomas moved to allocate $152,000 to the Diversity Education Center

  • without the new program director the money can be used on the LGBTA

Annie seconded
Bob said we could add a note on our intention of the money disbursement
6 in favor
2 opposed
1 abstention
Motion passed

Emily moved to allocate $ 57,000 to the Equity Services Council (line 22)

  • E.S.C. is a good organization and does not feel it should be part of Club Senate because club's in Club Senate are hobbies and the E.S.C. puts on more programs and does more for the University

Tylene seconded
Derrick stated that they need to be more efficient with their money
Derrick made a friendly amendment to grant the E.S.C. $30,000
Amendment not accepted
1 in favor
7 opposed
1 abstention
Motion failed

Derrick moved to allocate the E.S.C $30,000

  • Thinks they need to be more efficient with their money

Thomas seconded
7 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion passed

Derrick moved to allocate $35,000 to Homecoming (line 11)

  • They have done great things in the past and he doesn't see room for much improvement

Emily seconded
Question Called by Bob
8 in favor
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Derrick moved to allocate Sports Clubs (line 7) the full requested amount

  • There has been an increase in sports clubs created and therefore deserve an increase in budget

Emily seconded
5 in favor
2 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Thomas moved to allocate Club Central the full amount of requested funds for the first year of the biennium and $0 the second

  • There is no specified space identified in the new SUB/REC

Derrick seconded
8 in favor
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Emily moved to allocate the Marching Band (line 29) $25,000 for each year

  • Feels the athletics and academic departments should cover the new uniforms.

Annie seconded
Bob said that athletics don't have the money
Zack made a friendly amendment to allocate the Marching Band $30,000

  • Said that we can't have the marching band go away

Amendment declined
Bob questioned the director's salary and feels the department should buy the new uniforms
Thomas made a friendly amendment to allocate the Marching Band $28,000 for the 1st year and $19,000 for the second

  • If they did not pay the directors they could buy new uniforms

Amendment accepted
7 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Zack entertained a motion to allocate the Publicity Center (line 9) $65,000

  • Feels they are paying people too much for what they do and they are paying their interns and the departments pay the Publicity Center to do work for them

Annie moved to allocate $75,000 to the Publicity Center
Thomas seconded
Tylene stated that they do good work but there are place to cut back money.
Bob made a friendly amendment to allocate the Publicity Center $70,000
Amendment not accepted
Tylene feels that they should use the other resources on campus i.e. the Marketing Club
6 in favor
2 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Emily moved to allocate the Early Childhood Learning Center (line 36) the full requested amount

  • Academic or presidents office will not fund them and they have two new position because of the remodel
Derrick seconded
Thomas feels 1 to 5 supervisor to child ratio is desirable but not necessary
Zack feels it does't effect enough students
Tylene feels the 1 to 5 ratio is necessary
Bob feels it is much too expensive
Emily said that more students are waiting to go to college until after starting a family and if the E.C.L.C. shuts down then parents will start to bring their children to classes and it would be a distraction to everyone.
Zack said only about 50 students is not worth the money
Bob said we cam't afford greatness and we need to fund goodness
Tylene stated that we would lose CWU students if we didn't fund the E.C.L.C.
Question called by Tylene
4 in favor
3 opposed

2

abstentions
Motion Passed
Thomas moved to allocate $0 to Fitness Equipment (line 13)
  • This money is not for the new SUB/REC, it is going to the athletic department and to the work-out center in Stephens-Whitney

Annie seconded
8 in favor
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Annie moved to allocate $20,000 to the Central Theatre Ensemble (line 33)

  • They have never had funding before and thinks it would be a good start
Zack seconded
5 in favor
3 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed
Derrick moved to allocate Kids-N-Things Summer Day Camp (line 35) their full requested amount
  • They provide a great service to a decent amount of students and a good service to the community as well
Annie seconded
Question called by Bob
2 in favor
5 opposed
1 abstention

Motion failed

Derrick Peters moved to allocate the Kids-N-Things Summer Day Camp $5,000
To create efficiency and they should be self-supportive
Thomas Whittlesey seconded
Question called by Derrick Peters
7 in favor
0 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed
Thomas Whittlesey moved to allocate Career Services- West Side Campus (line 28) the full requested amount.
To help serve University students' needs on the West Side and the services are growing and creating two new positions.
Penglin Wang seconded
6 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion passed

Emily Von Jentzen moved to allocate the ASCWU-BOD (line 3) the full requested amount
They do good work and are the lowest paid in the state
Penglin Wang seconded
4 in favor
1 opposed
3 abstentions
Motion Passed

Zack George entertained a motion to full fund Club Senate
The increase is in basic travel costs and they do good work
Thomas Whittlesey moved to allocate Club Senate (line 4) the full requested amount
Derrick Peters seconded
Tylene Carnell wonders about the number of students affected by a club conference since not all of them go
Zack George said clubs are large and the whole club is benefited whether they all attend a conference or not
Bob McGowan made a friendly amendment to allocate Club Senate $58,000
Amendment not accepted
Bob McGowan made a friendly amendment to allocate Club Senate $60,000 for both years
Amendment accepted
Question called by Bob McGowan
6 in favor
0 opposed
2 abstentions
Motion passed

Bob McGowan moved to allocate the Department of Art (line 31) $0
It is an academic program and not a good habit to get into fund academic departments, if clubs or students need the funds they can come and ask for supplemental funds. Bob was confused about the money was going to be used for.
Penglin Wang seconded
Tylene Carnell stated that the money is for the Sarah Spurgeon Art Gallery
Penglin Wang and Bob McGowan withdrew the motion
Bob McGowan moved to allocate the Department of Art $10,000
With more money they could bring in more shows and specials
Tylene Carnell seconded
Thomas Whittlesey stated that it would better represent Ellensburg and CWU
4 in favor
3 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Emily Von Jentzen moved to allocate ASCWU Legislative (line 5) $15,000
The legislative liaison position is too much money for one person and the position doesn't give much back to the University
Tylene Carnell seconded
Emily Von Jentzen is concerned about us paying for food and rent
Derrick Peters stated he also has to pay his rent here on campus
Tylene Carnell wants to see them be more active and visible on campus
Derrick Peters made a friendly amendment to allocate ASCWU Legislative $21,000
Amendment not accepted
Emily Von Jentzen made a friendly amendment to allocate ASCWU Legislative $20,000
Amendment accepted
Bob McGowan is concerned about the student over there in Olympia losing his job or having to pay more money out of his own pocket
Tylene Carnell thinks that they can be more efficient and the student needs to have more impact on the students here on campus
Question called by Thomas Whittlesey
4 in favor
1 opposed
3 abstentions
Motion Passed

Thomas Whittlesey moved to allocate the Civic Engagement Center (line 25) $180,000 for both years
They do not need to increase the staffing and they already have a high staffing rate and pay their student employees $11.00/hour
Bob McGowan seconded
Zack George does not find value in the extra money
Zack George made a friendly amendment to allocate the Civic Engagement Center $160,000
Amendment accepted
Emily Von Jentzen feels the volunteer activities are valuable to the students and the University
Emily Von Jentzen made a friendly amendment to allocate the Civic Engagement Center $200,000
Amendment not accepted
Question called by Bob McGowan
4 in favor
3 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Derrick Peters moved to allocate Off Campus Programs (line 6) $117,000
There is a new position that Dr. Charlotte Tullos has created and it would increase off campus representation
Thomas Whittlesey seconded
Bob McGowan brought up the money the amount of money the Centers bring in
6 in favor
0 opposed
2 abstentions
Motion Passed

Open Discussion regarding Center for Excellence and Leadership funding request
Derrick Peters moved to allocate the Center for Excellence and Leadership (line 26) $130,000
Increase in supervisors and increase in quality. While it is less than they requested it is an increase from the money allocated last year
Emily Von Jentzen seconded
Derrick Peters made a friendly amendment to allocate the Center for Excellence and Leadership $135,000
Amendment accepted
7 in favor
0 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Zack George entertained a motion to allocate Manastash (line 32) $3,000
To better the publication from last year but there is a concern for the effectiveness and we encourage them to use the publicity center
Derrick Peters moved that we allocate Manastash $3,000
Emily Von Jentzen seconded
Thomas Whittlesey made a friendly amendment to allocate Manastash $1750
Amendment not accepted
6 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Thomas Whittlesey moved that we allocate Child Care Central (line 37) $0
Their priority is not CWU students
Bob McGowan seconded
Bob McGowan thinks another program can pick it up
Emily Von Jentzen is worried that it will go under they receive no funding
Question called by Derrick Peters
7 opposed
1 abstention
Motion failed

Open discussion regarding funding to Child Care Central

Zack George entertained a motion to fund Child Care Central $0
We are unsure of the program and the focus was never on CWU students

Derrick Peters moved that we allocate Child Care Central $0
Thomas Whittlesey seconded
6 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed
Bob McGowan stated that this committee supports those students with infants but we do not feel that Child Care Central as it exists now is a good choice for them.
Zack George entertained a motion to allocate the Pep Band (line 30) $6,000
They need more equipment but feels they can do that through the Provost Office and they can obtain the equipment at a slower rate
Derrick Peters moved to allocate the Pep Band $6575
With the same rationale
Emily Von Jentzen seconded
7 in favor
0 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Derrick Peters moved to allocate the Center for Student Empowerment (line 27) $126,595 for the 1 year and $136,595 for the second
Trying to streamline diversity and equity empowerment by increasing the budget
Derrick Peters made a friendly amendment to allocate the Center for Student Empowerment $131,595 for both years
Emily Von Jentzen seconded
Tylene Carnell stated that they work hard and put on terrific programs and can't see penalizing them for their hard work
6 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed

Zack George entertained a motion to allocate KCWU (line 38) $200,000 for both years
$40,000 more than years past and feels with the move they will have a lot coming to them and they aren't used like they say they are. One of the largest requests but doesn't affect as many people as some programs
Tylene Carnell reminds the committee that there are other programs moving to the new building as well
Kevin Kimball said that the earliest they will be moving is next April so the operating costs won't incur until the second year of the biennium.
Bob McGowan said they wanted to train students and feels that the academics should do that

Bob McGowan moved to allocate KCWU (line 38) $200,000 for both years
Same rationale
Thomas seconded
6 in favor
1 opposed
1 abstention
Motion Passed
 
Thomas Whittlesey moved that we give all the funds left over to Civic Engagement
We cut their budget and Lorinda Anderson had stated that the basic operations would not be met on this budget
 
Tylene Carnell wants to lower Campus Life Administration and University Recreation Administration (lines 14 & 18) and give the money to the Diversity Center or the Center for Empowerment because she would like to see the fiscal technician position stay.

Bob McGowan moved to adjourn
All in favor
Meeting adjourned at 8:03 PM