ACADEMIC SENATE

 

ELECTORAL MEETING

MINUTES

 

May 15, 2008

 

ASD 08-145

AS Approved 10-16-08


 

12:00 NOON 1:00 P.M. ACADEMIC SENATE CHAMBERS

 

Members Present: Altar, Arnold, Au, Bedell, Bhattacharya, Bruschke, Buck, Burgtorf, Carroll, Dabirian, Dalley, Drezner, Fidalgo, Gass, Gordon, Gradilla, Green, Grewal, Hagan, Hewitt, Hickok, Jarvis, Kanel, Klassen, Liverpool, McConnell, McLain, McMahan, Mead, Nyaggah, Pasternack, Randall, Rhodes, Rhoten, Rumberger, Shapiro, Shoar, Smith, Stang, Taylor, Walicki, Walk, Williams

Absent: Bullock

 

 

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

Chair Guerin called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. and welcomed the newly elected Senators to their first Academic Senate meeting. Senator Randall called roll.

 

II.        URGENT BUSINESS

2.1 After Senator Dabirian explained the process for using electronic transponders, it was M/S/P [Bedell/Stang] to use them for voting at this electoral meeting.

III.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

 

IV.      CONSENT CALENDAR

M/S/P [Burtorf/Hewitt] to approve as amended (see nominees for PRBC). (Approved unanimously)

 

4.1 Confirmation of Alternatives for CSU Academic Senators

For Vince Buck: John Carroll

For Diana Guerin: Lynda Randall

For Barry Pasternack: Zvi Drezner

4.2 Nominees to Standing Committees

 

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE (9 faculty)

Nominees: Xiaoying Xie (MCBE); Judy Smith (EDUC); Michael Shafae (ECS);

Robert McLain (SOC SCI); Bill Hoese (CNSM)

Continuing: Mark Dickey (ARTS); Gloria Monti (COMM); Leslie Grier (HHD);

Amy Coplan (HUM)

 

FACULTY AFFAIRS Committee (6 faculty)

Nominees: Irene Matz (COMM); Zakyi Ibrahim (HUM); Mougo Nyaggah (SOC SCI);

Forthcoming

Continuing: Charles Tumlinson (ARTS); Maijian Qian (CNSM)

 

GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE (9 faculty)

Nominees: Christina Smith (ARTS); John Reinard (COMM); Forthcoming (ECS);

David Bowman (CNSM); Mitch Avila (HUM); Forthcoming (MCBE)

Continuing: Chris Renne (EDUC); Shari McMahan (HHD); Mark Drayse (SOC SCI)

 

Graduate Education Committee (9 faculty)

Nominees: Pat Keig (EDUC); Jochen Burgtorf (SOC SCI); Peter de Lijser (CNSM);

Penny Weismuller (HHD)

Continuing: Rob Watson (ARTS); Zvi Goldstein (MCBE); Genelle Belmas (COMM);

Xiong Wang (ECS); April Bullock (HUM)

 

PLANNING, RESOURCES & BUDGET COMMITTEE (10 faculty)

Nominees: Kathy Koser (HHD); Forthcoming Bill Meyer(ARTS)

Continuing: Jeanine Congalton (COMM); Robert Koch (CNSM); Sheryl Fontaine (HUM);

Louise Adler (EDUC); Mohinder Grewal (ECS); Bill Haddad (SOC SCI);

Suellen Cox (Library): David Wong (MCBE)

 

 

 

V.        ELECTIONS

2008 2009 Academic Senate Executive Committee

 

Nominations from the floor for:

 

1.       Chair

Nominee: Scott Hewitt

Nominations were closed. Scott Hewitt was elected.

 

2.      Vice Chair

Nominees: Lynda Randall

Jack Bedell

Nominations were closed. Jack Bedell was elected.

 

3.      Secretary

Nominees: Joanne Gass

Kristin Kanel

Nominations were closed Joanne Gass was elected.

 

4.      Treasurer

Nominees: Ken Walicki

Lynda Randall

Nominations were closed. Lynda Randall was elected.

 

5.      First Member At-Large

Nominees: Zvi Drezner

Ken Walicki

Shari McMahan

Nominations were closed. No candidate received majority of vote.

 

Nominees (Revote):

Zvi Drezner

Ken Walicki

Nominations were closed. No candidate received majority of vote.

 

 

 

Nominees (Revote):

Zvi Drezner

Ken Walicki

Nominations were closed. Ken Walicki was elected.

 

 

6.      Second Member At-Large

Nominees: Zvi Drezner

Kristi Kanel

Amir Dabirian

Jochen Burgtorf [Declined]

Shari McMahan

Nominations were closed. No candidate had majority of vote.

 

Nominees (Revote):

Zvi Drezner

Amir Dabirian

Nominations were closed. Amir Dabirian was elected.

 

7.      Third Member At-Large

Nominees: Zvi Drezner

Kristi Kanel

Nominations were closed. Zvi Drezner was elected.

 

 

VI.      ADJOURNMENT

Chair Guerin invited newly elected Chair Hewitt to the podium to adjourn the meeting. Chair Hewitt assumed the gavel and thanked everyone for their support and confidence in him. He thanked his mentor, John Olmstead who encouraged him to become involved in the Academic Senate and Ellen Junn who encouraged him to run for leadership positions in the Academic Senate. Chair Hewitt thanked Diana Guerin, Jack Bedell, Lee Gilbert, Sandra Sutphen, and Jane Hall, previous chairs that he has worked with and will serve as his role models. He added that he has been influenced by Academic Senate stalwarts Lee Bellot, Keith Boyum, Vince Buck, Barry Pasternack, David Fromson and many others. Chair Hewitt thanked the past and present Senate Executive Committees, including the CSU Senators for their contributions. He invited all to send him any topics they feel the committee should consider for the fall semester.

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 12:37 p.m.