Date / Time: 

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm


U-SU Alhambra Rm 305

I. Organizational Items

a. Call to Order
b. Roll Call (Establishment of Quorum)
c. Approval of Agenda for Friday, March 16, 2018
d. Approval of Minutes for Friday, March 2, 2018


e. Approval of Funding Committee Report for Friday, March 9, 2018


II. Public Forum - Allotted time for members of the public to address the committee.

III. Action Items:

a. Forensics Speech and Debate - National Forensics Association National Tournament - 4/18/18-4/24/18 - $3,000

b. Hispanic Business Society - Aligning the Stars - 4/28/18 - $2,907.58

c. Baja SAE - Collegiate California Competition 2018 - $3,000

d.Student United to Reach Goals in Education - S.U.R.G.E. Retreat - 3/26-3/29 - $3,000

e. Policy Review: Policy 214 Travel Procedures

i. The committee will review and take action policy edits recommended by the ASI President and Executive Director.

f. Legislative Affairs Proposal from VPEAA Montes

i. The committee will review and take action and a proposal submitted by Marcos Montes from the Legislative Affairs area to support an event on April 4th.

IV. DIscission Items

a. Proposed 2018/2019 Operating Budget - The committee will review the first draft of the proposed 2018/2019 operating budget and supporting detail.


b. 2018/2019 API Food Justice Service Learning Project proposal - The committee will review a proposal submitted by API for funding on for next year's budget.


c. ASI GIA Discussion regarding inflation. (amended)


d. Strategic Planning Initiatives: The committee will review a draft of the strategic initiatives and look for ways the possibly be implemented in the Finance Committee.

V. Reports

a. A.S.I. Vice President for Finance: Aaron Castaneda

VI. Adjournment

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About Committee

The Finance Committees acts on behalf of the BOD in all matters pertaining to income appropriation, and the safeguarding of Associated Students, Inc. funds. The Finance Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding allocation of funds. The committee also prepares an annual budget which must be submitted to the Associated Students, Inc. BOD in sufficient time for review and approval in accordance with Article VI, Section 4 of these Bylaws. The Finance Committee also has the responsibility for recommending the most appropriate investments.

What is the composition of the Finance Committee?

  • The Finance Committee is composed of 14 voting members and 4 non-voting members. You may use this application to apply for the following positions:
  • ASI Vice Chair for Finance (V.C.F.)
  • Four student (recommended by the V.P. for Finance to the ASI President with a simple majority consent of the BOD)

What does the Finance Committee do?

It shall be the purpose and function of the Finance Committee to:

  • Make recommendations to the BOD regarding allocation of funds.
  • Prepare an annual budget which must be submitted to the Associated Students, Inc. B.O.D. in sufficient time for review and approval in accordance with Article VI, Section 4 of the Bylaws.
  • Develop a balanced ASI Annual Budget for approval by both the B.O.D., and the University President no less than sixty (60) days prior to the end of the fiscal year.

Duties and Responsibilities

For more information go to our website Finance Policies and Procedures 200-225 and review Policy 201 Finance Committee Code of Procedure.

External Organization & Departments

ASI currently offers university support funds to Anna Bing Arnold Children's Center, EOP (Educational Opportunity Program), Golden Eagle Radio, EPIC (Educational Participation in Communities), Dreamers Center, U-Pass Metro Program, and Veterans Resource Center. Click below to learn out more about the Funding and Budgeting for External Organizations & Departments over $3,000 here.

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