SGA Cabinet | Meeting Minutes 10-17-16

Student Government Association – Cabinet Meeting Agenda

 Monday, October 17 – 4:30 PM


1.       Welcome – Caroline Bradley – President

2.       Introduction of Guests

a.        Dr. Wynde Fitts – SGA advisor; Jesse Robinson – SGA Vice President

3.       Development and Morale

a.        Courtney King – shout out to everyone who played a role in Miss USM, it was a success; make sure you’re signing up to help with Homecoming; reminder to wear festive socks to meeting on Halloween

4.       Executive Director Reports

a.        Student Initiatives – Marissa McGillis

                                                               i.      Briana Clay – Student Services – Student Appreciation Day is tomorrow 11-1 at Cook Library, passing out goodie bags, come out and support

                                                             ii.      Carlee Welch-Dick – It’s On Us – things to look out for: Nov 5 Domestic Violence Awareness game, video from athletics; share social media and promote why the game is purple; need help making purple ribbons; tabling sheet coming

                                                           iii.      Kawan Jefferson – Diversity – forum right after meeting

b.       Events – Kori Carson

                                                               i.      Shout out to Miss USM directors, it was a great night, thanks to everyone who was there and helped

                                                             ii.      Hannah Frosch – Homecoming – happening the week we come back, volunteer sign up sheets going around, making a google doc to sign up, sending emails with details, parade form closes on Fri Oct 21

                                                           iii.      Nina Bellipanni – Eaglepalooza – volunteer sign up sheet going around, need people in the morning to setup and at night to clean up, need lots of support

c.        Communications – Karis Hill

                                                               i.      Let us know about any communications needs; share social media next week for Homecoming, Eaglepalooza, and It’s On Us

d.       Freshman Associates – Carrie Anne Bounds

                                                              i.      Council – good start, getting to know each other, applying for positions, planning fall community service event – may be a campus beautification project with Physical Plant

                                                            ii.      Focus – rockin’ and rollin’, participating in SMAC Carnival, taking quizzes on The Drawl, working on t-shirt for FA and fall outreach event

                                                          iii.      Forum – also rockin’ and rollin’, brain storming on ideas to improve campus, assigning committees

5.      President’s Report

a.       Our New Miss USM – Kaelyn Wolfe

                                                              i.      Huge shout out to the directors, they did an awesome job, everyone loved the event, great job volunteers

b.      Homecoming Week and Eaglepalooza

                                                              i.      The next two weeks are going to be very busy for SGA, try to volunteer if you can

6.      Announcements

a.        Don’t forget about the Diversity Forum immediately after this

b.      Get your polo –  they are in Caroline’s office, come up at any point and get them

c.       Southern Style applications are due Wed Oct 19 at 5

d.      Lakelyn Taylor – Speech and Debate Team is hosting a Congressional Debate between candidates for U.S. House of Representatives on Wed Oct 26 at 6:30 in Thad ballrooms