Legislators at the usual SGA Meeting

Legislative Committees

Committees and Descriptions

Appropriations

Chair: James Rush          Time: Thursday, 4-5 p.m.

The Appropriations Committee reviews and holds open hearings, as is necessary, on financial bills to be presented to the Legislature and formulate recommendations for the Legislature. They act as the formal channel for all financial bills, budgets, line transfers and requests to come out of Unappropriated Surplus and consider bills concerning gifts of money to any charity.

Organizational Review

Chair: Givonna Boggans          Time: Tuesday, 5-6 p.m.

The Organizational Review Committee is in charge of reviewing the constitutions of any organization that wishes to become chartered by the SGA or renew their current SGA charter. This would include examining the organization based on evaluation criteria found in Article V.

Government and Administration

Chair: Jack Zhang          Time: Tuesday, 4-5 p.m.

The Government and Administration Committee administer all elections as prescribed by Article IV of the Statutes and constantly review the operations of the SGA. They also review any Statute or changes and make recommendations to the Legislature.

Marketing and Publicity

Chair: Gerard Nasser          Time: Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.

The Marketing and Publicity Committee promotes the SGA by means of publicity, advertising, etc. This concerns national, state or local affairs as well as membership in any outside organization. This Committee will produce legislation so that students can actively participate in recognition of such non-SGA campus teams, boards, happenings, etc.

Student Affairs

Chair: Tyshaun Drummond          Time: Monday, 4-5 p.m.

The Student Affairs Committee examines the needs of all students of the University and makes recommendations based on such. Areas of concern include, but are not limited to commuter, student safety and welfare, and parking services.

Residence Life

Chair: Angela Llano          Time: Tuesday, 6-7 p.m.

The Residence Life Committee reviews all areas of residence life and formulates recommendations based on such. Areas of concerns include dormitories, meal plans associated with residential living and much more.

Dining Committee

Chair: Jamie Bacher          Time: Thursday, 5-6 p.m.

The Dining Committee reviews all areas of dining on campus, from the franchise partners to the dining halls such as Freeman and Sam’s Place. This committee will make recommendations based on areas such as food preferences, restrictions, and representing underrepresented foods on campus.