General Council Meeting Minutes 4/4/2000
Residence Hall Student Association
rhsa at u.washington.edu
Wed Apr 5 17:15:11 PDT 2000
RHSA General Council Meeting Minutes -4/4/2000
Gretchen Galuska, Daniel Miller, Duane Krueger, Cliff Omsted, Krystal
Lipp, Kate Berry, Erin Hope, John Lindstrom, Chad Krepps, Brenda McClain,
Paul Kim, K. Glenn Park, David Beard, Eric Higgins, Julia Black, Melissa
Metzger, Margaret Mead, Ranielle Gray, Rosa Le, Derek Levy, Stacie Hanson,
Tara Splater, Ryan Mattfeld
Ryan Mattfeld is the Resident Director for Hansee Hall on North
Campus. For the 2000-2001 school year HFS is starting up the Peer Review
Board for judicial topics. This will allow students who violate the
resident contract to either speak to their hall Resident Director or a
peer review board. This position is nineteen and a half hours per week at
seven dollars an hour. The position also requires office hours in the
Peer Review Board office in Hansee Hall. To qualify you must live on
campus, not be an RA or RHSA Executive Board member and have some
administrative skills. Applications will be available at all front desks
beginning April 10th. If you would like more information on the Peer
Review Board please contact Ryan at mattfeld at u.washington.edu.
President Eric Higgins:
There is a residence hall student position open on the Gay Bisexual
Lesbian Transgender Commission. This commission was started by the Vice
President for Student Affairs and discusses the needs of our GLBT students
on the UW campus. Anyone can fill this seat if they live in the residence
hall system. If you are interested in this position or know someone who
would be, please contact rhsa at u.washington.edu for meeting times and more
Treasurer Rosa Le:
Colin Coolbaugh from McCarty proposed $100 for a 15-passenger van to take
a trip to Eugene Oregon to see the musical "RENT". 11 residents, 1 senior
staff and three RA's will be attending. The proposal passed 22-0-0
A rubberstamp proposal passed in exec for $40 for Jessica Iwaszuk, a
Haggett RA to go camping in Washington Park. The money helped to cover
the cost of the lodge fee and part of the food.
The ending budget is $860.59
National Communications Coordination (N.C.C.) Melissa Metzger:
All the study buddy order forms have been sorted, labeled and are ready to
mail be mailed. Eleven people will be going to NACURH this year. The
registration has been sent in but as of yet there has been no confirmation
of it being received. The Student Advisory Council to the student regent
hasn't had any meetings lately.
Administrative Manager Margaret Mead:
Constitution and Bylaws Committee has met with McCarty. McCarty had a
really good constitution, and minimal changes were made. Changes made to
the TLHC and the HPC constitutions have been passed. Meetings with
McMahon and Mercer are coming up! Following the halls completion, minor
changes will be suggested and brought forth in general council concerning
the RHSA constitution.
Programming Director Ranielle Gray:
High Fidelity was a success, 150 people had to be turned away from the
doors. There were lots of give-aways and fun toys for those who
went. The last movie of the year will be Gladiator, which will show on
May 3rd. We also won $50 for collecting the most mybytes.com sweepstakes
entry forms. The money will be used to help fund NACURH. We have
timedance.com t-shirts left, so fill out a form and get a free t-shirt.
Vice-President Julia Black:
CAC-CAC had their tasting contest with a wonderful show of
people. Sweetheart potatoes won first place, the prize being a new Schwin
Bicycle. Second place was the chicken and asparagus, which won a portable
CD player, and third place was the chocolate caramel brownies. Also the
juice machines have been put in Terry Cafi for a trial period.
CPC-Had a meeting previous to the RHSA meeting. A new advisor for their
committee has not yet been announced.
Julia proposed a new ballot form of voting for funding proposals in the
RHSA general council meetings. The new ballot would consist of ballot
entries along with information on the proposal including where, who, how
much, and a brief description and cost breakdown. The General Council
decided to try it for a few weeks and then discuss whether they like it or
DAWGS is looking for a Student Director for this summer and the beginning
of next year. The position would be 19.5 hours of work per week, and
compensated room and board during the summer. The purpose of this
position is to alleviate any more work the RA's might have to do so that
they have the opportunity to meet their floor as they move in, and to plan
fun event's like a BBQ and a dance. Talk to Stacie Hanson for more
information, the hire will be done by the end of this month. Applications
will be available at all front desks beginning next week.
ASUW Liaison Tara Splater:
The Movie bookmarks are out for the spring movies, and there are going to
be some great ones!
A proposal has passed three committee's including the BOC asking that
sophomores register before freshman. This bill was seen as necessary due
to the fact that freshman have more time to figure out what they want to
do, and sophomore's are gearing up to apply to their department and need
The ASUW has established a list of recommended requirements for the Daily
to implement for advertising. In a nutshell they don't want any more
playboy or tobacco ads.
The Spring Fling is gearing up, during the week of May 8-13 there will be
all sorts of event's including the BOC elections, and gigantic inflatable
fun on the HUB lawn.
Parking awareness day is April 5, 2000, so stop by the HUB to find out
The ASUW is hiring for next year for a variety of positions. If you are
interested please contact Lauren Struck at asuwpd at u.washington.edu or you
can call her at 543-1780.
HUB hall of fame is looking for nominations for Student Activities Award,
so if you know any one or would like more information please contact
Shannon Bailie at 543-2380
*Hall Council Reports*
T.L.H.C (Terry/Lander Hall Council). - Passed proposals for two soccer
teams. Had a floor rep appreciation night. Passed constitutional changes
MHC - (Mercer/Steven's Court Community Council) - New ASUW rep, passed
MacCity (McMahon's hall council) - NE Blockparty is into the planning
stage. Proposals were passed.
H.P.C. (Haggett People's Council) -.No meeting.
MC^2 (McCarty Community Council) - No meeting due to lack of quorum.
HA! (Hansee Action!) - Passed Proposals.
The next RHSA meeting is April 11 in Lander L-132.
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