Committee: 

Date / Time: 

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Board Room 303, U-SU

I. Organizational Items

a. Call to Order
b. Roll Call
c. Adoption of Agenda for Tuesday, March 3, 2020

II. Public Forum

This time is allotted for the public to address the Board regarding items not included on the meeting agenda. Speaker cards are available for those wanting to speak on agenda items as listed below. Those comments will be heard as the item is introduced.

III. Discussion

a. Voting Center Opening: The committee will talk about seeking students volunteers to guide students to the voting center.

b. First Year Generation and Seniors Event: The committee will talk about the event and plan outreaching to the students

c. Joshua Rivedal: The committee will talk about college mental health/suicide prevention specialist, author, writer for The Huffington Post.

d. 2020 Census Student Ambassador Job Opportunity: The committee will talk about the 2020 Census Student Ambassador Job Opportunity and how to do outreach to students

IV. Reports

a. ASI Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement: Joceline Rivera Jimenez
b. ASI Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Jorge Cruz
c. State Lobby Corp Officer: Sowmya

V. Adjournment

Current Chair

Joceline Rivera Jimenez
Vice President for External Affairs and Advancement
Last modified on March 2, 2020

Regularly Meets On: 

Every Other Tuesday from 3:15 - 4:45 pm

Standard Location: 

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About Committee

The committee reviews, researches and makes recommendations on legislation at the local, state, and national level. Additionally, this body creates a public policy priority list and recommends action to the BOD. The committee creates a plan to manage the ASI Legislative Agenda and coordinates the ASI Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the Legislative Affairs Committee?

The Legislative Affairs Committee's charge is to review, research, and make recommendations on, but not limited to, legislation emanating from the California State Legislature and United States Congress. This is an ASI Internal Committee.

What does the Legislative Affairs Committee do?

It shall be the purpose and function of the Legislative Affairs Committee to:

  • Recommend a list of legislative priorities and recommended action to the BOD for approval by the third regularly scheduled meeting of the year.
  • Create a plan to manage the legislative agenda and other issues deemed appropriate by the committee chair or the BOD.
  • Coordinate all ASI's Lobby Corps efforts.

What is the composition of the Legislative Affairs Committee?

  • ASI Vice President of External Affairs and Advancement (VPEAA)(Chair)
  • ASI President
  • Civic Engagement Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Diversity and Inclusion Officer - Representative-at-Large
  • Academic Senator
  • Three ASI BOD Representatives
  • Three Lobby Corps Officers to be appointed by the Legislative Affairs and Advocacy Committee
    • Campus Lobby Corps Officer
    • Local Lobby Corps Officer
    • State Lobby Corps Officer
  • Membership is open to five (5) general students
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
    • Legislative Affairs Committee Student Member
  • ASI Executive Director or professional staff designee (non-voting)
  • University President or designee (non-voting)

Duties and Responsibilities

For more information review: Policy 014 Legislative Affairs & Advocacy Committee Code of Procedure

Last modified on July 22, 2019

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