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Lafayette College Student Government
March 6, 2002

An official meeting of the 2002 Student Government was held in the Farinon Center, Room 12 at 9:03pm. There were 13 members present.

Morgan Albus — President
Amy Giacobone — Vice President
Alex Karapetian — Secretary
Elizabeth Harris — Treasurer
Jonathan Cohn — Greek Liaison
Kate Dickie — Student Life
Lee Goldfarb — Community Affairs
Jenna Menard (excused) Multicultural Affairs
Andrew Van Raalte — Farinon Student Services
Jessica Rowlands — Academic Affairs
Charlotte Smith — Student Organizations
Kelly Smith — Public Relations
Brad Ship — Campus Student Services
Meredith Walburg — Student Life
Elizabeth Koskinen — Elections

I. President’s Report – Morgan Albus
B. The Lehigh Valley Conference will be on Saturday, April 6th from 1:00p.m to 4:00p.m. Morgan, Alex, Kate, Amy, Jess, Jon, and Liz will attend the conference.
C. The ICCA will be performing March 9th at 2:00p.m in Colton Chapel. Kelly, Lee, and Liz offered their assistance.
D. Morgan will assist in interviewing students who are running for office in LAF.
E. Met with the editor of the newspaper and two people will write an article featuring the government weekly. The price for each weekly article is $24.
F. Will try to set up a meeting with the Trustees on April 4th.
G. Pictures for the yearbook will be on Thursday, March 14th at 9:05 p.m.
H. QUest is here regarding anti-hate week and would like the government to help sponsor an event during the week of April 15.

II. Vice President’s Report – Amy Giacobone
A. Faculty meeting on March 5, 2002.
a). Nominations for new clerk accepted because Professor Wooley will be on leave for the 2002-2003 school year.
b). Changes made to the wording in the Faculty Handbook.
c). Two recent books published by professors in the Computer Science Dept. and in the Dept of Foreign Languages.
d). Computing Services Committee looking into eliminating the use of MS Outlook with Eudora because of the spread of viruses throughout the campus.
e). Change in courses for history majors and mechanical engineering majors ( namely the addition of courses.)
B. Continued work with the Associate Reps and their attendance and representation.
C. In contact with potential speaker to come to campus and address drug-related issues.
a). Working in conjunction with Kate and Meredith.
D. Attended the LINC meeting on March 6th, where the primary focus was Anti-Hate Week, which is to take place on April 15th.

III. Secretary’s Report – Alex Karapetian
A. All government members that sign up for office hours must be there.
a.) Please keep the office clean during office hours.

IV. Treasurer’s Report – Elizabeth Harris
A. ASB is here to present an emergency allocation.

V. Campus Student Services – Brad Ship
A. Have a call in to Nancy Tregoe regarding flex for washing machines.
B. Hoping to meet with Rae Sheynberg about recycling sometime this week.

VI. Academic Affairs – Jessica Rowlands
A. Discussed plans for a Student Government professors tea.
B. Will be meeting with Sue Heard from Career Services on Monday.
C. Asked again regarding suggestions for an honor code.

VII. Student Life – Meredith Walburg
A. Freshman Class Council is still working on their Spring Semi-Formal.
a). On April 6th, all government members (not freshmen) are needed to assist at the Freshmen Class Semi-Formal.
B. Still working on the Drug Awareness Program.
C. In the process of making a Student Government T-shirt.

VIII. Student Life – Kate Dickie
A. Went to the All College Day Committee Meeting.
a). Brainstorming and getting feedback.
b). Discussed food, entertainment and budget.
B. Went to the Maroon Platoon Meeting
a). Will be in touch with Tye Gonzer and Scott Morse pertaining to Saturday’s game.
b). Discussed the importance of publication, and reaching out to more sports.

IX. Public Relations – Kelly Smith
A. Will contact club presidents to help publicize their events.
B. Will work on the government’s calendar and bulletin board.

X. Student Organizations – Charlotte Smith
A. A new Lafayette Arts Club is interested in starting up.
B. Trying to compile a list of fundraisers to hand out to clubs for ideas.

XI. Community Affairs – Lee Goldfarb
A. Asked QUest to introduce Anti-Hate Week to the government.
a). Interested in forming a committee to organize an event for Anti-Hate Week.
B. Placed a call to Dorney Park and received information regarding volunteering there for an afternoon.

XII. Greek Liaison – Jonathan Cohn
A. Greek Awards will be Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 p.m.
B. Will attend the Panhel meeting this Friday at 12:00 p.m.
C. Dean Worthen’s secretary left me a message regarding a meeting, but I was unavailable at the time.

XII. Farinon Food Services – Andrew Van Raalte
A. Obtained information from Muhlenberg College which uses Wood Dining Services. Apparently, Wood Dining Services has an option for a block meal plan.
B. Set up dates for the dining committee and sent out an e-mail to the old committee.
a). The dates are 3/13, 4/3, 4/17, and 5/01.
C. Will send out information about dining committee meeting to the rest of the campus this week.
D. Meeting with Fred Quivey on Friday, March 8th.

XIV. Elections Chair – Elizabeth Koskinen
A. Met with Kate Yocum about further information about spring semester elections.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:46pm. These are the official minutes of the Student Government.
Respectfully Submitted,
Alex Karapetian

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