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Council Meeting Summary, November 8, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of November 8, 2017: Pre-meeting: Councillors who arrived early heard the VP Academic (Max Holmes) and the VP Administration (Pooja Bhatti) make informal presentations about the University’s Excellence Fund and the various sorts of AMS clubs. New people and old: Once the official meeting began Council […]

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Council Meeting Summary, October 25, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of October 25, 2017: Sustainability: Council heard a report on AMS sustainability, including plans to revamp the Lighter Footprint Strategy and add social sustainability to environmental. Naloxone training: AMS President Alan Ehrenholz noted that the Naloxone drug overdose training session arranged by AMS Services had received […]

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Council Meeting Summary, October 11, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of October 11, 2017: Training: There was training again before the formal meeting began: on advocacy and how to be an effective Councillor. Rent with Rights: Brooklyn Rocco of the AMS External Office described the upcoming campaign to get legislation passed to cover student renters. AGM: […]

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Council Meeting Summary, September 27, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of September 27, 2017:  Before the beginning: Even before it formally began, Council gathered informally for a training session on Robert’s Rules and background information on Constituencies, the Senate, and the Board of Governors. CiTR: The meeting proper began with a presentation about CiTR, the campus […]

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Council Meeting Summary, September 13, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of September 13, 2017:  Remembering the Old Days: Or the past two years.  The meeting began with a review of recent history by the Clerk of Council/Archivist.  He also recited his poem about how to pronounce Alma Mater Society. Training: The historical presentation was the first […]

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Council Meeting Summary, August 30, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of August 30, 2017:  By-Election: The new AMS Elections Administrator, Filza Raza (officially appointed at this meeting along with two other members of the Elections Committee), announced details of the upcoming by-election to choose a permanent VP Academic & University Affairs: Nominations open September 4.  Campaigning […]

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Council Meeting Summary, August 9, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of August 9, 2017:  Sexual Violence Prevention: AMS VP External Sally Lin told Council about an action plan from Carleton University’s student association to do with prevention, support, and advocacy related to sexual violence.  Carleton is hoping other student associations sign on. Entrepreneurship: Pranav Menon of […]

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Council Meeting Summary, August 9, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of August 9, 2017:   Sexual Violence Prevention: AMS VP External Sally Lin told Council about an action plan from Carleton University’s student association to do with prevention, support, and advocacy related to sexual violence.  Carleton is hoping other student associations sign on.   Entrepreneurship: Pranav […]

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Council Meeting Summary, July 19, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of July 19, 2017: Resignation: VP Academic Daniel Lam announced his resignation, effective July 28. In accordance with AMS Bylaws, Council named one of its members, Jakob Gattinger (a representative from Engineering), as interim VP Academic until a by-election can be held in September. From Connect […]

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Council Summaries Council Meeting Summary, June 28, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of June 28, 2017: Budget, budget, budget! Council debated several aspects of the AMS budget at length. There was the issue of bringing back the Ombudsperson. Also questions about how the Welcome Back Barbecue would bring in the revenue being forecast for it. And then it […]

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Council Summaries Council Meeting Summary, May 17, 2017

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of May 17, 2017: Appointments! The summer appointments meeting. Newly appointed chairs of AMS Standing Committees include: Cameron England (Advocacy Committee) Mackenzie Lockhart (Governance Committee) Wendy Guo (HR Committee) Lorenzo Lindo (Student Life Committee) More Appointments: To the revived ad hoc Brewery Committee (chair, Jakob Gattinger) […]

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