BOARD SHORTS: June 9, 2017

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BOARD SHORTS: June 9, 2017

Here are the highlights from the June 9 meeting of the CSU board of directors. Perry Safari, the vice-president finance and services, was elected by the board as president of the Capilano Students’ Union. Christina Schulz, a faculty of arts and sciences representative, was elected by the board as the additional member on the student union building joint steering committee.

Ten members of the board were selected to be delegates of the CSU at the next annual general meeting of the Alliance of BC Students. Michelle Gervais, board of governors and senate representative, was declared the alternate Alliance of BC Students voting representative. Noah Berson, vice-president external relations, is the acting voting representative.

The board rescinded motion BOD-20170324-12, stating that a special committee be struck to negotiate a relationship between the Capilano Students’ Union and CUBES, comprised of members from both parties. Various students were appointed to the standing committee as students-at-large.

Funds were released to allow the general manager to purchase a laptop to use for work-related purposes. The board also authorized the general manager to apply for a credit account for CSU business, to be used exclusively for expenses pre-approved through usual board and executive committee processes, and for expenses in categories for which the board has assigned spending authority to the general manager.

The board approved the budget for the 2017-2018 events and outreach committee and finalized standing committee board appointments. The board released funds to send Katie Japaridze, Emily Solomon and Owen Sigurdsson to the Gender Equality Now Symposium for Change Conference, to be held on Saturday, June 17.

To read the full set of June 9 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for June 30, 2017 at 2:30pm in Maple 116.