[MathSoc Council] Council Meeting October 16th

Catherine Sun vpa at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca
Mon Oct 14 15:12:17 EDT 2013


Hahhaa, opsss, nvm, dun put Amy's stuff on the agenda :)
Thanks for taking that into consideration!
(no more spam from my end)
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Best,
Catherine (Nan) Sun
Vice-President, Academics
Mathematics Society <http://mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca/>*, *Fall 2013


On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Catherine Sun <vpa at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca>wrote:

> Thank you Josh!
> Do you mind adding Amy's WaterlooWorks update to the agenda? Either before
> we ratify new councillors or after.
> Thanks!
>
> Best,
> Catherine (Nan) Sun
> Vice-President, Academics
> Mathematics Society <http://mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca/>*, *Fall 2013
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Josh T <draconicdarkness at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> According to Robert's Rules of Order, if we adopt an agenda we must
>> follow it because to deviate from it we need to suspend the rules. Since we
>> have a presentation at 6 with some indeterminate amount of time between
>> that presentation finishing up and the presentation at 7, I think it would
>> be counter productive to commit to an order because that will lead to
>> confusion.
>>
>> However, the current things are to be discussed at the meeting in some
>> order (currently sorted by FIFO)
>>
>>    1. Minutes
>>    2. Ratification of new Councillors
>>    3. SSO Presentation w/ Jeff Henry (About 7)
>>    4. CSC Budget Update
>>    5. Election Procedure Policy Change
>>    6. Feds Fee Reduction Presentation w/ Sacha
>>    7. WatelooWorks Presentation w/ Amy Woroch (About 6)
>>    8. Clubs Policy?
>>
>> I shall sort these items (and take a look at clubs policy when I get the
>> chance to) in some order which I will hope that minimizes wasting our
>> presenters' and councilors' time.
>>
>>
>> Josh
>>
>>
>> On 14 October 2013 13:25, Dominik Chłobowski <
>> dchlobow at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> Alright, after some discussion with Darcy, I have some detail to include
>>> on my request.
>>>
>>> I think a decision has to be made between the following two sides:
>>> 1. Allow club presidents to be non-voting members.
>>> 2. Clarify Clubs Policy 6.2.5 to state that club
>>> presidents/representatives are only expected(/sponsored) to speak toward
>>> motions concerning the club.
>>>
>>> By the way, Josh, is there an Agenda? I'd like to know if CSC's budget
>>> changes are to be discussed at this meeting.
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Dominik Chłobowski
>>> Treasurer, CSC
>>>
>>>
>>> 2013/10/14 Darcy Alemany <dtaleman at uwaterloo.ca>
>>>
>>>> Sorry, ignore that last message, I misread the definition.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Darcy Alemany <dtaleman at uwaterloo.ca>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> According to the bylaws, the definition of a voting member includes
>>>>> "The President of any society recognized by the Federation, or their
>>>>> respective designates." The word 'designates' involves some sort of
>>>>> appointment or official designation, so in my understanding it doesn't
>>>>> follow that non-President club execs become non-voting members in the
>>>>> President's absence unless the President says otherwise. Rather, it's the
>>>>> opposite: non-President execs of clubs are not members of Council, even in
>>>>> the President's absence, unless the President specifically designates them
>>>>> or they are a member for some other reason.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Dominik Chłobowski <
>>>>> dchlobow at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Incorrect. When the president of a club is not attending, another
>>>>>> exec of the club attending automatically has all of the president's
>>>>>> speaking rights, unless the president has requested otherwise.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Now please resolve the ambiguity/contradiction in the policies/bylaws
>>>>>> where club presidents are suggested to have speaking rights, but are not
>>>>>> listed as non-voting members.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>>> Dominik Chłobowski
>>>>>> Treasurer, CSC
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2013/10/14 Josh <speaker at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I believe "council members" includes club presidents (which are part
>>>>>>> of council as non-voting members) but not club vice presidents, but that
>>>>>>> doesn't mean that they can't come (they just don't have speaking rights,
>>>>>>> but can speak if someone with speaking rights sponsor them to speak).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> @Cathrine: That seems like a very valid reason to make the meeting
>>>>>>> start at 6:00 instead of 6:15. Everybody please consider this the proper
>>>>>>> notice that the meeting will start at 6.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 13 October 2013 22:07, UW - Bioinformatics Club <
>>>>>>> bic.uwaterloo.ca at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi Josh,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Does "Council members" include club execs (like VP Finance or
>>>>>>>> presidents of clubs)?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Shadrielle
>>>>>>>> Co-President
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Josh <speaker at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca
>>>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Greetings Council,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> There will be a council meeting on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
>>>>>>>>> in M3 4001 starting at 6:15 PM. Jeff Henry, the manager of student
>>>>>>>>> development in the Student Success Office, will be attending the meeting
>>>>>>>>> sometime between 6:45 and 7:00 to give an update and would like to hear
>>>>>>>>> from our councilors regarding matters pertaining to uWaterloo's student
>>>>>>>>> leadership strategies. Hopefully we can get most of the meeting done before
>>>>>>>>> he arrives in the interest of not having the meeting run too late since
>>>>>>>>> apparently sleep is a valuable commodity.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> For all the first-year representatives, congratulations on winning
>>>>>>>>> the election and hopefully you have not been scared away by the budget
>>>>>>>>> meeting if you attended it. If you are lost as to how council works, such
>>>>>>>>> as the language employed and procedure, I will be doing a Q&A session which
>>>>>>>>> should hopefully get you oriented in the room starting at 6. Other council
>>>>>>>>> members are welcome to attend if they would like a refresher or mock me in
>>>>>>>>> the event I make a mistake (No, don't actually, but please correct me).
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I would like to apologize if people expected a TL;DR because I
>>>>>>>>> tend to make the meeting notice contain a lot of flair. I have been hit by
>>>>>>>>> a writer's block and I didn't want to confuse our new councilors with
>>>>>>>>> strange language. (Stranger than usual, I mean).
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>> Joshua Tsai
>>>>>>>>> Speaker
>>>>>>>>>
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