BOARD SHORTS: October 21, 2016

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BOARD SHORTS: October 21, 2016

Here are the highlights from the October 21 board of directors meeting: the following people were appointed as interim representatives until the end of the term on May 31, 2017: Amy Chen as faculty of business and professional studies representative, Sofia Avelino and Megan MacAulay as faculty of fine and applied arts representatives, Élie Lubendo as student of colour liaison, Owen Sigurdsson as environmental justice coordinator, and Nesrine Bentan as international students liaison.

The board approved released $4,600 to fund the fifth annual Rail Jam for Social Change, to be held January 26. The event is a ski and snowboarding event held on campus, featuring jumps used in conjunction with snow being brought in from nearby mountains. Proceeds from this event go to charity. The board also approved $4,585 in funding for the CSU’s masquerade event to be held at the Vancouver Art Gallery on November 25.

The board approved the release of $380 from the budget for fees related to the housing campaign, as well as the planning tool for a series of free film screenings on campus.

To read the full set of October 21 board minutes, please visit the CSU website. The next board meeting is scheduled for November 4 at 2:30pm.