Council Summary – May 10, 2022

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of May 10, 2022:

New Council, New Committees: The new Council assembled and filled its committees, including the following chairs:

  • Advocacy: Erin Co (the VP External)
  • Operations: Ben Du (the VP Admin)
  • Finance: Rita Jin (the VP Finance)
  • Governance: Audrey Chow (Arts Rep)
  • HR: Audrey Chow

Budget: Council voted to dispense with the preliminary budget this year and go straight to the final budget in June.

Financial Discipline: The new President, Eshana Bhangu, said the Executive Committee will be focused on financial discipline this year, producing monthly budgets in an attempt to avoid over and under-spending.

Academic Experience Survey (AES): The new VP Academic & University Affairs, Dana Turdy, said over 1,000 responses have been received so far and she’s hoping to get closer to 2,000.

Hatch Art Gallery: VP Admin Ben Du said summer preparation is going on.

Next meeting:

The next regular Council meeting will be Wednesday, June 1 at 6 pm in the Michael Kingsmill Forum, fourth floor of the Nest. 

Sheldon Goldfarb Archivist & Clerk of Council

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