Staff Senate
May 17, 2001

Jack Acor, Regenia Ayers, Jennifer Baker, Susie Barnett, Ruthie Bassford, Sharon Bumpus, Gary Carman, Pam Cash, Kathy Cook, Sherry Crone, Senese Duhart, Rosemary Frix, Diana Humphrey, Virginia Huss, Richard Jones, Ronald MacDonald, Amy Martin, Jann Mayes, Beverly McMillan, Becky McCoy, Ronald McDonald, John Melton, James Montague, Jane Orcholski, Edward Orio, Cathy Philpot, Chris Powless, James Singleton, Michelle Stout, Marcia Taylor, Maurice Williams, Fay Wilson

Marie Dockter, Jayson Fernandez, John Farrell, Lorene Flowers, Rick Forrester, Mark Green, Mary Harris, Larry Mayes, Ricky Paine, Vanessa Smith

Excused: Sally Andrews, Cathy Awsumb, Laura Edwards, Patty Short

1.  Called to Order 9:34 AM.

2. President’s Remarks

President announced that it is necessary to have runoff elections in four areas/clusters. Also, there is some controversy about installing new senators.

3.  Roll called.

4.  Approval of the Minutes

The following changes were made to the April Minutes: Senese Duhart is excused from the April Meeting. After discussion, President Williams, suggested that the following statement be struck from the minutes: President Williams informed the senate that the Executive Council and the President has to be reconfirmed to serve on the board next year. The minutes were approved as amended.

5.  Installation of Newly Elected Senators

The Senate debated the pros and cons of installing newly elected Senators at the May 17 or delaying installation until the May 31 meeting.  It was agreed upon that the installation would take place at the May 17 meeting. Any Senator absent or involved in a runoff election will be installed at a later date.  The President led the senate in reciting the Staff Senate Pledge.  Virginia Huss issued Staff Senate pins to senators.

6. President’s Remarks

            President Williams highlighted some of the issues that have come before the Senate and asked that senators give feedback to the By-laws committee.

7. Open Discussion

·It was suggested that the Senate produce something in print to disseminate information about the Senate.

The Operation Feed campaign will run through May 30.

Staff Senate

May 2001 Minutes

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10.  A motion was moved, seconded, and passed to adjourn at 11:15 a.m.

Next scheduled meeting:  May 31, 2001

Minutes submitted by Regenia Ayers,

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