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Council Meeting Summary, June 20, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of June 20, 2018:  Executive Goals: Council approved goals for the Executive.  These include: Improving engagement (with students, Council, other groups). Improving communications and consultation processes. Creating a strategic plan. Making services more accessible and relevant. Creating an improved student experience through inclusion. Creating two new…

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AMS Statement on Loujain Al-Hathloul’s Wrongful Detainment in Saudi Arabia

The AMS of UBC stands alongside the university community to actively and publicly ensure the immediate release of alumnae, Loujain Al-Hathloul, following arrest and detention in Saudi Arabia. We call upon community members to stand together with Ms. Al-Hathloul and her colleagues who were wrongfully detained in demonstration of their courageous advocacy for women’s rights…

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Council Meeting Summary, May 30, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of May 30, 2018: New/Old Speaker: Council appointed Abdul Alnaar, a former Speaker of Council, to be Speaker again. Land acknowledgement and Indigenous issues: Student at Large Rodney Little Mustache said Council’s land acknowledgement should be done earlier in the meeting.  He also spoke about a…

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Council Meeting Summary, May 9, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of May 9, 2018: Committee Appointments: The new Council met for the first time and filled its committees.  The following are the chairs of the AMS committees: Advocacy Committee: Max Holmes Brewery Committee: Max Holmes Finance Committee: Kuol Akuechbeny Operations Committee: Chris Hakim New SUB Committee:…

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