SGA Briefs – 4/14

Andrew Timothy

The Student Government Association

met on April 14, 2010.

Executive Board

-The application review process for the Diversity Chair position has started. There are over 40 applications, and SGA members are helping out in the process.

-The Election Committee has finished reviewing election procedures, and the Student Awareness Committee has been reviewing the SGA constitution.

-Tickets to TD Bank Sports Center events will not be sold in the new Rocky Top student center for the 2010-11 school year.

-The SPB executive board has been selected for the 2010-11 school year.

-The PR committee is reviewing the organization chartering process for the coming school year.

Cabinet reports


-The cord regalia for the commencement ceremony has been discussed.

-A student speaker for the ceremony has not yet been determined.


-Nothing new was discussed.


-The class cabinet has been working to set up its proposed shuttle line system, and is producing a student survey regarding the shuttle system and students’ opinions.

-The class cabinet hopes to meet with QU Security to discuss pertinent safety issues for the coming school year.


-The class cabinet is working with the administration regarding the possibility of students withdrawing cash from their Q-cash accounts.

-The class cabinet has also discussed the possibility of a new payment system on Blackboard, called “BB-Pay.”

New Business

-SGA voted on part of next year’s budget for SGA-chartered organizations and SGA itself. The total budget is $457,000.

For the budget breakdown by organization, see