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Minutes for June 5, 2002

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  • Meeting Minutes - June 5, 2002

    Call to Order; Russell Crosby, President, Presiding.
    Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
    A quorum was present
    Senators Present: Crosby, Welch, Reynolds, Weathers, Bowen, Fleming, Ford, Graham, Pirkle, Saiz, Schuessler, Sims, Wade, Wagner, Womble, Yeates, Dragich, Rubino, Billingsley, Cates, Whyburn, Ellis, Hunter, McConnel, Moore, Willingham, White, Esquibel, Lira, Miranda, Champion, Segura, R. Vinson, Harris, Lowe, Snider
    Senators Absent: Boyer, Clawson, Benton, Risley, Nail, Pruitt, Burns, Vazquez

    Minutes from April 3, 2002 and May 1, 2002 Meeting
    Minutes for April 3, 2002 were reviewed and no changes were noted. Motion made by Emily Saiz and seconded by Barbara Graham to approve minutes. Motion carried.

    Minutes for May 1, 2002 were reviewed and changes were noted. Motion made by Kerry Billingsley and seconded by Tim Segura to approve minutes as amended. Motion carried.

    C. Treasurer's Report for April and May
    Jeanine Reynolds presented the reports.
    Treasurer's Report for April 2002 was reviewed and no changes were noted. Motion made by Maurice Welch and seconded by Kerri Ford to approve report. Motion carried.
    Treasurer's Report for May 2002 was reviewed and no changes were noted. Motion made by Paula Lowe and seconded by Sidney Fleming/Barbara White to approve report. Motion carried.


    Committee Reports General Information

    USA Patriot Act - This is a new law passed by the Federal Government which permits the FBI and CIA to request any information they feel necessary as part of investigations dealing with Homeland Security. At this time, if anyone receives a request for information under this act or is approached by an agent of either of these two agencies, please request that they direct all of their inquiries through the General Counsel's Office, East Administration Building, Suite 115, (2-2155).

    Communications Committee - Ron Nail
    Report given by Emily Saiz.
    Liz Wagner and Terry Moore had volunteered to help with the New Senator Orientation and Inauguration to be held on July 17, 2002 in Human Sciences Room 169. Additional volunteers are welcome.

    Election Committee
    Nomination forms have gone out to each classification and are due back on Friday, June 7th. Discussion as to being able to extend the date to Wednesday, June 12th. Kerri will send out a TechAnnounce to this effect.
    Election should be completed by July 1, 2002.

    President's Report - Russell Crosby
    Thanked the Staff Senate for an exciting year and asked that we focus more on keeping our committees together and keep them organized and working for the University.

    Mail Procedures - Estella Barron
    All mail that is delivered and routed on Texas Tech University's campus should be treated as "First Class Mail". The addressee is the only individual that should make the decision to discard bulk mail items. If you are not getting all of your mail, please call Estella Barron at 742-2286.


    New Business and Issues
    No new business.

    Next Executive Board Meeting
    June 26, 2002, 3:00 p.m., UC Llano Estacado Room

    Next Staff Senate Meeting
    July 17, 2002, 3:00 p.m., Human Sciences Room 169
    New Senator Orientation

    Motion was made by Emily Saiz and seconded by Maurice Welch to adjourn. Motion carried.


TTU Staff Senate