The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.
Approximately 16 people attended the meeting. They represented SGA, Agronomy Club, Amnesty International, Life Skills Club, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Sodexo, and The Witness.
Below are the topics presented by the SGA board at the Jan. 21 meeting:
Kaleb Hubner, the vice president of administration, reported that he is working on posting information online on WC@Home.
Chase Menchofer, the vice president of faculty, alumni, and trustees, reported that he is assisting Wil Overholt in publicity for the upcoming SGA forum which will be on Jan. 29.
Chris Zody, the vice president of SGA, reported that the Student Senate will have their first meeting of the semester on Jan. 21. They will continue working on their constitution.
Kameron Rinehart, the president of SGA, reported that SGA will meet with Agronomy Club to discuss the tower gardens in the T.O.P. the new SGA office hours will be posted soon. The SGA forum will focus on the SGA budget and election processes. It will take place in Pyle Center C and D at 8 p.m. The SGA candidate forum, which is mandatory for anyone running for a position, will be on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in the McCoy Room. Petition packets for SGA elections have been released.
Nate Johnson, the vice president of finance, was absent.
Overholt, the vice president of public relations, reported that he is working on a training for all SGA members so that they know how to post on the TVs in Pyle Center.
Schroer, the vice president of elections, reported that the petition packets are due Feb. 6 at 5 p.m. Elections will be Feb. 18 and Feb. 19.
Sigrid Solomon, SGA’s adviser, reported gratitude to Chip Murdock and everyone involved with the MLK Jr. Day celebration. The board of trustees will be on campus Feb. 7-8.
Other topic points presented by non-SGA attendees include:
Sodexo representatives asked for feedback regarding the dining services offered on campus. They proposed the idea of cooperating with local restaurants so that students can purchase food off-campus using their Sandella money.
Amnesty International requested funds for a trip to California to attend a national Amnesty International meeting.
Life Skills Club submitted a budget proposal to SGA for this semester. An official club constitution will be submitted to SGA as well.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion requested funds for an event Feb. 6. They will host the Zuzu Acrobats in the Hugh G. Heiland Theater.