Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of August 31, 2022:
Appointments! Council filled the September committees, before September even started, and the following chairs were appointed or acclaimed:
Governance Committee: Audrey Chow
HR Committee: Cynara Onyemordi
Advocacy: Dana Turdy
Finance: Eshana Bhangu
Operations: Ben Du
Student Life: Christian Kyle (“CK”)
Job Descriptions: Council approved new job descriptions for the AVP Finance and other positions reporting to Executives.
Election Appeals Committees: Council discussed a proposal to amend the composition of the appeal committees, but in the end sent the proposal back to the Governance Committee for further discussion.
Events: Council heard a presentation from the new Events Manager, Nadeem Kajani, who discussed plans for Jump Start, First Week, and Welcome Back Barbecue.
Elections Administrator: Council appointed Ashley Haines as the new AMS Elections Administrator. The Elections Administrator will oversee the September by-election for the VP Finance as well as the by-elections held by the Constituencies.
ESG Principles: Council agreed to postpone the deadline for developing a strategy for advocating that the Board of Governors adopt human rights and Environmental, Social, & Governmental (ESG) principles in all University investments. The deadline will now be the last Council meeting in October.
The next regular Council meeting will be on Wednesday, September 14 in the Michael Kingsmill Forum in the Nest at 6 pm.
Archivist & Clerk of CouncilBack to news