ASUAF Brief – Sept. 28

By Danny Fisher

Sun Star Reporter


Senators Present: Lachlan Gillispie, Michael Mancill, Amanda Garner, Kemper Chabotte, Mitchell Davidson, Scott Taylor, Colby Freel, Zoe Rhodes,

ASUAF meets regularly to discuss the welfare of students on and off campus.

ASUAF meets regularly to discuss the welfare of students on and off campus.

Kayleen Hansen, Mickey Zakurdaew, Austin Whitney.

Senators Absent: Cordero Reid, Lida Zakurdaew.

Officers Present: Mathew Carrick, Sayara Coburn, Anne Williamson, Celie Hull

Guests: Kayt Sunwood, Jon Quinones, Sena Anahita.


Guest Remarks

Sine Anahita, a spokesperson for a UAF organization called UA Convergence, distributed fliers advertising an open forum on Mandatory Reporting in regard to UAF’s Title IX policies.  The forum will provide a space for people to come and discuss the mandatory reporting policy UAF enforces and its effects on students, faculty members and staff members on campus.


Presidential Report

Mathew Carrick reported that he had been meeting with Kris Ricina about the expiration of NANA Regional Corperation’s (NANA) contract as UAF’s food service provider at the end of the spring semester. There are currently three companies proposing contracts with UAF:  NANA, Chartwell, and Aeromark.

Carrick met with the Review of Infrastructure, Sustainability and Energy (RISE) Board and informed ASUAF that they are in the process of finalizing their Master Plan.  The RISE Board is open to student input until Oct. 10.

Carrick is in the process of forming a committee to discuss the creation of a memorial garden to honor UAF’s suicide victims.   The committee will create a plan for building and finding funds for the garden.


Nominations and Appointments

Sean Clark’s appointment to the Concert Board was expedited through the Executive Council review to Consideration of Appointments, where it was then confirmed.

ASUAF senators also expedited Jon Quiones’ appointment to the Executive Council  to consideration of appointments, where it was then confirmed.


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