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Fri November 17

BOARD SHORTS: November 17, 2017

2017-12-12T15:41:44+00:00

Here are the highlights from the November 17 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The university is in the process of creating a Campus Master Plan. This is a plan that pans until 2030, and encompasses the main structures, but not defining what is set inside the buildings. At phase 1 of dialogue, the CSU is in the works of ensuring a stand alone space for the CSU be included with the research of the Campus Master Plan

The board nominated several members to fill in vacancies for standing committees. A budget of $15,000 has been approved to go towards the 2018 Annual Retreat, being held May 14-16th, 2018.

To read the full set of November 17 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for December 1, in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: November 17, 2017 2017-12-12T15:41:44+00:00
Fri November 3

BOARD SHORTS: November 3, 2017

2017-12-12T15:40:23+00:00

Here are the highlights from the November 3 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

VP Academic, Andrew Willis, conducted a survey reporting on any issues or concerns students were facing regarding student housing. After spending four days and nights going door to door, Willis recommends that the Residence Relationship Committee be reinstated with five board members and two student at large living on residence. This motion has been carried with the number of board members being reduced to three, along with the VP Academic, and 3 students at large.

The board has approved Massage therapy planning tool for $1900; Studentcare will be sponsoring $900 for the event.

To read the full set of November 3 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for November 17, in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: November 3, 2017 2017-12-12T15:40:23+00:00
Fri October 20

BOARD SHORTS: October 20, 2017

2017-12-12T15:38:37+00:00

Here are the highlights from the October 20 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The CSU is working with Good Night Out to train volunteers to join and be involved with the non-profit. Good Night Out is a non-profit that aims to end sexual harassment and assault in venues, bars, clubs, pubs and festivals across the world.

The board has approved a number of upcoming events including a film screening of North of 49 and the CSU’s Nightmare Before Mid-Term Halloween event.

The finance and audit committee have been working on the tail end of the Mental Health Strategy, due to roll out at the end of the fall semester. Eight members have been approved to attend the Mental Health Conference.

There has been an approval of $3,475 in order to send VP External, Noah Berson, and one other board member to CASA (Canadian Alliance of Student Association) Advocacy week. This is a great opportunity to meet with Members of Parliament in the country’s capital and promote the issues of post-secondary education barriers. The board has also approved a budget of $400 for the purchase of a public announcement system.

To read the full set of October 20 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for November 3, in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: October 20, 2017 2017-12-12T15:38:37+00:00
Fri October 6

BOARD SHORTS: October 6, 2017

2017-10-19T14:20:02+00:00

Here are the highlights from the October 6 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The board has approved the Policy HR-05: Living Wage.The draft policy has four key principles:

  • the CSU supports the concept of a living wage for all workers;
  • the CSU implements living wage standards in its own operations;
  • the CSU ensures these standards for our contracted/sub-contracted workers;
  • the CSU is a public advocate for living wage employment standards.

This new policy allows the CSU to support and advocate a living wage to communities, and all levels of government, to advance this principle.

The budget for the CSU’s Fright Night Halloween event has increased from $1,250 to $1,900. The board approved $7500 be transferred from campaigns to external meetings.

There have been two new appointments to the board: Christina Schulz to services committee and Erik Steel to events and outreach. There were new appointments to the food and beverage committee, and Anna Rempel was appointed by unanimous consent to alternate CSU guest at senate.

The board approved an amendment to Section II, Article 15 of Procedures to insert a new clause. The board shall make an effort to select conference delegations that:

  • represent a diverse team of delegates, including fair gender representation
  • help board development through increased experience
  • considers fairness of opportunity
  • have roles within the organization conducive to the content of the conference

To read the full set of October 6 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for October 20 in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: October 6, 2017 2017-10-19T14:20:02+00:00
Fri September 22

BOARD SHORTS: September 22, 2017

2017-10-19T14:14:32+00:00

Here are the highlights from the September 22 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The board has agreed to send 7 board members and one staff to Alliance of BC Students’ Lobby Days: Andrew Dillman, Anna Rempel, Divya Nanray, Hassan Merali, and Noah Berson. The approval of $4000 will go towards the costs of sending all 7 board members plus one staff person to the event.

There have been new members appointed to the following committees: campaigns and advocacy committee, social justice committee, events and outreach committee, governance committee, services committee, finance and audit committee.

The board has recommended a number of changes to the CSU bylaws to be considered at the fall annual general meeting. The executive director will draft a living wage policy and public statement for the Justice for Campus workers campaign be presented at the next board meeting.

To read the full set of September 22 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for October 6 in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: September 22, 2017 2017-10-19T14:14:32+00:00
Fri September 8

BOARD SHORTS: September 8, 2017

2017-10-19T14:12:42+00:00

Here are the highlights from the September 8 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

Volunteers for Captivate has been approved.

The board approved $355 be released from campaigns line item for vice-president external and one staff to attend budget lock-up event in Victoria.

To read the full set of September 8 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for September 22, 2017 in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: September 8, 2017 2017-10-19T14:12:42+00:00
Fri August 11

BOARD SHORTS: August 11, 2017

2017-10-19T14:09:52+00:00

Here are the highlights from the August 11 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The Hon. Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, will be visiting Capilano in hopes of meeting students.

The board approved $25,000 be allocated from prior years; spending authority will be held by the Executive.  The board has also approved the release of $7,650 for the purchase of a vending machine for the new student residences. There is an initial release of $,2500 for the purchase of inventory for the vending machine.

With approval from the board, an amount of $5,500 for the residence relationship budget that will go towards welcome packages.

Nominations for the Alliance of British Columbia Students (ABCS) alternate board member. CSU accessibility coordinator, Andrew Dillman, was appointed by acclamation.

The board has approved $500 for the government relations luncheon. This will provide board members the opportunity to meet with local area elected officials.

Katie Japaridze, women students liaison, has been nominated as the CSU representative to sit in on student success and retention task force.

To read the full set of August 11 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for August 25 in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: August 11, 2017 2017-10-19T14:09:52+00:00
Fri July 28

BOARD SHORTS: July 28, 2017

2017-10-19T14:01:06+00:00

Here are the highlights from the July 28 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The CSU has been in the process of a “strategic plan refresh” in which the primary goal is to update new priorities and remove the old ones.

Concerns were raised in terms of the student-at-large application process. The suggestion is to keep the committee members down to three instead of five to reduce intimidation.

The board approved $3,365 towards the consent campaign. The CSU is working with Capilano University to raise awareness and engrain consent into the culture of Capilano.

To read the full set of August 25 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for August 11 in Birch 126.

BOARD SHORTS: July 28, 2017 2017-10-19T14:01:06+00:00
Fri July 14

BOARD SHORTS: July 14, 2017

2017-10-19T14:21:37+00:00

Here are the highlights from the July 14 meeting of the CSU board of directors.

The university is due to announce registration information for off-campus residences within the next week. The Capilano University’s student success committee is working alongside the CSU’s residence relationship committee to ensure the CSU is kept up-to-date in communication.  

The CSU is in the process of reaching out to student leaders of CUBES (Capilano Undergraduate Business Enterprise of Students)  in hopes of getting to know one another.

The SUDS (Student Union Development Summit), a conference to which the CSU has been sending board representatives for several years, was said to offer one of the best opportunities for professional development, executive training workshops, and networking with other student union representatives from across Canada. By unanimous consent, the representatives chosen to attend were women students liaison Katie Japaridze, global and community studies faculty representative Carmina Tioseco, and accessibility Justice coordinator Andrew Dillman.

To read the full set of July 14 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for July 28, 2017 at 2:30pm in Maple 116.

BOARD SHORTS: July 14, 2017 2017-10-19T14:21:37+00:00
Thu July 6

BOARD SHORTS: July 6, 2017

2017-10-19T09:30:33+00:00

Here are the highlights from the July 6 CSU board of directors meeting.

According to the CSU’s procedures manual, members of the CSU board of directors must disclose to the board any gift they receive that exceeds $150 in value. Yats Palat, vice-president of student life, disclosed that he had received tickets to a local concert that fell under the above parameters.  After discussion of validity of the benefit, the board approved his receipt of the tickets.

To read the full set of July 6 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for July 14, 2017 at 2:30pm in Maple 116.

BOARD SHORTS: July 6, 2017 2017-10-19T09:30:33+00:00