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    STUDENT GOVERNMENT

    ASI Student Government collaborates with campus and community groups in order to improve student life.


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    STUDENT GOVERNMENT

    Students interested in shaping the ultimate college experience are encouraged to get involved.


2016-17 ASI Election Results

The results posted below are official.

2016-17 ASI President

election results for ASI president

Rank Last Name First Name College Votes
1 Colombini Jana College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences 3861

College of Architecture and Environmental Design - 3 Seats

election results for College of Architecture and Environmental Design board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Lee Tyler 113
2 Ponciano Paul 104
3 Lu Jocelyn 81

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences - 5 Seats

election results for College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Nilsen Riley 473
2 Lopes Tony 442
3 Warner Haley 376
4 Lee Jenna Rose 283
5 Pirtle Matthew 270

College of Engineering - 5 Seats

election results for College of Engineering board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Hepperle Danielle 507
2 D'Ambrosio John 378
3 Scott Kevin 315
4 Ledgerwood Josh 291
5 Griffin John 288

College of Liberal Arts - 5 Seats

election results for College of Liberal Arts board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Klepfer Matt 261
2 Dean Chase 255
3 Durante Ryan 218
4 Ebadat Cyrus 177
5 Elfarissi Rita 176

College of Science and Mathematics - 5 Seats

election results for College of Science and Mathematics board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Bonestroo Lexie 322
2 Marks Jason 236
3 Day Kenneth 192
4 Ford Hayley 37
5 Ciaccio Gianna 3

Orfalea College of Business - 4 Seats

election results for Orfalea College of Business board of directors

Rank Last Name First Name Votes
1 Poplack Hannah 333
2 Bang Jun 306
3 Rudolph Connor 251
4 Read Alice 249

About Student Government

ASI Student Government is comprised of student leaders who seek to uphold ASI's vision of providing students with the ultimate college experience. Student leaders encourage shared governance, student advocacy, and collaboration with other campus and community entities.

Student Government hosts a variety of student activities, including guest speakers, community outreach events and open forums. Student leaders are elected in spring quarter.

3 Branches of Student Government

Executive Cabinet

The Executive Cabinet works with other Cal Poly students, staff and community members to carry out the ASI President's goals.

Volunteers create ways for students to get involved in campus life and build community relationships.

2015 - 16 Executive Cabinet

Qualifications for Office

table of executive cabinet members

Name College Position
Jana Colombini Agriculture President
Anthony Haddad Liberal Arts Chief of Staff
Shane Gillard Agriculture Secretary of Development
Isamar Hernandez Agriculture Secretary of Diversity & Inclusivity
Madison Meredith Agriculture Secretary of University Affairs
Daryush Shahid Business Secretary of Public Relations
Kayla Bakhshi Liberal Arts Secretary of Campus Safety
Brett Raffish Liberal Arts Secretary of Community Relations
Johanna Cogen Liberal Arts Secretary of Student Life
Shelby Thomas Liberal Arts Secretary of Sustainability & Transportation
Exec Cab Meetings

Executive Cabinet
Friday, September 23, 2016
Conference Room 216

Executive Cabinet
Friday, September 30, 2016
Conference Room 216

Executive Cabinet
Friday, October 14, 2016
Conference Room 216

Executive Cabinet
Friday, October 21, 2016
Conference Room 216

Executive Cabinet
Friday, October 28, 2016
Conference Room 216


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors serves as the official voice of the students. These 25 student-elected representatives provide oversight in ASI corporate activity, in addition to advocating for students in a variety of other capacities in the campus community.

2015 - 16 Board of Directors

table of the members of the asi board of directors

Name College Position
Riley Nilsen Agriculture Chair
John D'Ambrosio Engineering Vice Chair
Jenna Rose Lee Agriculture Director
Tony Lopes Agriculture Director
Matthew Pirtle Agriculture Director
Haley Warner Agriculture Director
Roman Waskiewicz Agriculture Director
Paul Ponciano Architecture Director
Tyler Lee Architecture Director
Jocelyn Lu Architecture Director
Danielle Hepperle Engineering Director
Kevin Scott Engineering Director
John Griffin Engineering Director
Josh Ledgerwood Engineering Director
Lexie Bonestroo Science & Math Director
Jason Marks Science & Math Director
Gianna Ciaccio Science & Math Director
Kenneth Day Science & Math Director
Hayley Ford Science & Math Director
Ryan Durante Liberal Arts Director
Chase Dean Liberal Arts Director
Cyrus Ebadat Liberal Arts Director
Rita Elfarissi Liberal Arts Director
Matt Klepfer Liberal Arts Director
Jun Bang Business Director
Hannah Poplack Business Director
Alice Read Business Director
Connor Rudolph Business Director
Dr. Gary Laver Faculty Repesentative
Dr. Kathleen McMahon University President's Representative
Lorlie Leetham Cal Poly Corporation Representative
Marcy Maloney ASI Executive Director
Michelle Crawford Board Advisor
Board Meetings

Per ASI Board of Directors Standing Rules, Regular Board meetings convene every other Wednesday at 5:10p.m. in UU 220. On alternating Wednesdays the Board engages in working meetings as a tool to facilitate discussion and decision-making concerning important and complex issues and upcoming legislation; no formal action is taken at Board Workshop. The Board of Directors conducts their meetings under the guidelines of Robert's Rules of Order and adheres to the requirements of the Gloria Romero Open Meeting Act, Education Code Section 89305 – 89307.4.

Participate

Board meetings are open to the general public.

BOD Calendar

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule - 2015-16
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Conference Room 220

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule - 2015-16
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Conference Room 220

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule - 2015-16
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Conference Room 220

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule - 2015-16
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Conference Room 220

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule - 2015-16
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Conference Room 220


UU Advisory Board

The University Union Advisory Board reviews financial matters and makes policy recommendations to the University President and the ASI Executive Director regarding the Cal Poly Rec Center, Julian A. McPhee University Union, and the Cal Poly Sports Complex.

2015 - 16 UU Advisory Board

table of university union advisory board members

Name College Position
Kaelan Sobouti Engineering Chair
Kate Granlund Liberal Arts Vice Chair
Madison Albiani Agriculture Member
Natalie Montoya Architecture Member
Kyle Ennis Engineering Member
Donna Seo Science & Math Member
Matthew Lem Business Member
Haley Stegall Business President's Designee
Dwayne Brummett ASI Exec. Director Designee
Ellen Cohune Alumni Representative
*Vacant * Faculty Representative
* Vacant* Board of Director's Designee
Joel Neel University President's Rep.
UUAB Calendar

University Union Advisory Board Meeting (UUAB)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Conference Room 216

University Union Advisory Board Meeting (UUAB)
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Conference Room 216

University Union Advisory Board Meeting (UUAB)
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Conference Room 216

University Union Advisory Board Meeting (UUAB)
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Conference Room 216

University Union Advisory Board Meeting (UUAB)
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Conference Room 216


Get Involved

ASI Student Government offers a variety of ways for Cal Poly students to get involved.

Student Government welcomes volunteers year-round and encourages participation at all Student Government events.

Other Opportunities

Executive Staff

The Executive Staff is made up of volunteer students who have the desire to get more involved in leadership and to learn more about all areas of ASI Student Government.

Students who get involved determine the amount of time they wish to volunteer and will discover which branch fits them the best.

Campus Committees

Universitywide Committees


Cal Poly students have the unique opportunity to be involved in the campus decision-making process.

Throughout the academic year, students are appointed to committees and task forces that decide the direction of the University.

Students interested in serving on a campus wide committee should contact the ASI Student Government Office.

Description

The Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence is responsible for implementing and coordinating the Workplace Violence Prevention Program.

 

Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence

Student Members:

table showing student members of Advisory Committee on Workplace Violence

Michelle Wong 2015-2016

Description

The Athletics Governing Board serves as an advisory body to the President, who has ultimate responsibility and final authority for the conduct of the intercollegiate athletics program. The Board will function as an oversight committee for athletics establishing policy and setting direction for such issues as the addition or elimination of sports, academic standards, gender equality and financial integrity.

 

Athletics Governing Board

Student Members:

table showing student members of Athletics Governing Board

Annalee Akin 2015-2016
Mason McClosky 2015-2016
Owen Schwaegerle 2015-2016
Sevelyn Van Ronk 2015-2016

Description

The Brand Governance Committee develops standards and recommends policy for campus marketing and communication tools including, but not limited to, websites, mobile applications, social media, publications, merchandise, and campus signage.

 

Brand Governance Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Brand Governance Committee

Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Description

The Campus Dinning Advisory Committee is to assist in evaluating the effectiveness of Campus Dining operations and to make recommendations on policy and major procedures for Campus Dining operations.

 

Campus Dining Advisory Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Campus Dining Advisory Committee

Madison Albiani 2015-2016
Chris Lopez 2015-2016

Description

The Campus Fee Advisory Committee’s primary role is to provide advice to the president regarding proposals to adjust, eliminate or consolidate existing fees or establish new fees, all such advice to be consistent with existing statutes and provisions of bond indentures. Representative is the Academic Senate Chair or designee.

 

Campus Fee Advisory Committee (CFAC)

Student Members:

table showing student members of Campus Fee Advisory Committee

Kenton Assadi 2015-2016
Young Choi 2015-2016
Jana Colombini 2015-2016
Owen Schwaegerle 2015-2016

Description

The Campus Planning Committee's primary function is to assist the President in the coordination, development, and control of a long-range plan for the physical development of the campus, within a framework of policy established by the Trustees of The California State University.

 

Campus Planning Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Campus Planning Committee

Vittorio Monteverdi 2015-2016

Description

The primary function of this committee is to provide advice on policy matters to render the campus a safer place.

 

Campus Safety and Risk Management Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Campus Safety and Risk Management Committee

Lindsey Verdeber 2015-2016

Description

The Commencement Operations Committee is responsible for all operations and logistics related to the universitywide ceremonies, including marketing, communications, ticketing, facilities, publications, scripts, parking, and other campus-based logistics.

 

 

Commencement

Student Members:

table showing student members of Commencement Operations Committee

Seth Borges 2015-2016

Description

The Commencement Policy Committee recommends procedures related to Cal Poly’s commencement activities and accomplishes various functions for commencement, including line-up of candidates and faculty, processional, and college marshals.  The Commencement Policy Committee advises the President on policy related to commencement, including official academic regalia, ceremony structure, invited speakers, student fees, and guest accommodations.

 

 

Commencement

Student Members:

table showing student members of Commencement Policy Committee

Derek Seaman 2015-2016
Mallory St. George 2015-2016

Description

An ad hoc council whose members are appointed by the University President and charged with exploring issues and making policy recommendations on university citizenship at Cal Poly.

 

Committee on University Citizenship (CUCIT)

Student Members:

table showing student members of Committee on University Citizenship (CUCIT)

Joi Sullivan 2014-2015

Description

The mission of the committee is to discuss, monitor, and evaluate campus-specific issues relating to compliance" with California State University Executive Order 926 (http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-926.html) and can be expected to produce Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance-related reports to the Chancellor's Office as requested

 

Disability Access and Compliance Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Disability Access and Compliance Committee

Ryan Durante 2015-2016

Description

The coordination of graduate programs, recommendation of campus guidelines towards admission to graduate programs, and awarding graduate degrees will be accomplished by this committee.

Administrative direction and control of authorized master's degree programs will be through normal college and department line channels. Coordination of graduate programs among colleges and departments, and recommendation of campus guidelines for curricula and courses, for admission to graduate programs, and for awarding of graduate degrees will be accomplished by this committee.

 

Graduate Studies Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Graduate Studies Committee (Graduate Students Only)

Joi Sullivan 2015-2016

Description

The Inclusive Excellence Council is charged with moving initiatives forward to enhance the campus climate through embedding diversity and educational equity in all aspects of the university.)

 

Inclusive Excellence Council

Student Members:

table showing student members of Inclusive Excellence Council

Ly Ho 2014-2015
Yashar Moayedian 2014-2015

Description

The primary function of the Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee is to advise the President regarding the allocation of the Instructionally Related Activities Fee revenues. Representative is the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee Chair or designee.

 

Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Instructionally Related Activites Advisory Committee

Danielle Hepperle 2015-2016
Paul Joeseph Pnciano 2015-2016
Pascal Purro 2015-2016
Owen Schwaegerle 2015-2016

Description

Function This committee is mandated under the University's Intellectual Property Policy. The committee is appointed by the President and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The function of the Committee is to review and monitor University activities on matters relating to the administration of this policy, to review proposed changes to the policy, and to participate in the future development of the policy. The Committee also administers a review process for the allocation of the University's net proceeds from intellectual property. When necessary, the Committee reviews invention disclosures and other information to evaluate the University's contribution to the development of particular intellectual properties, In the event of disagreement among interested parties concerning interpretation or application of the Intellectual Property Policy, the Committee serves as the appellate body, advisory to the University President.President.

 

Intellectual Property Review Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Intellectual Property Review Committee

Ali Spina 2015-2016

Description

Charged with the ongoing assessment of the landscape of the campus and reporting to the Campus Planning Committee.

The Landscape Advisory Committee is a subcommittee of the Campus Planning Committee. The committee is charged with the ongoing assessment of the landscape of the campus and in particular how the landscape treatment can serve an educational role while still recognizing such aspects as appearance, function, budget, maintenance, and safety. The committee will make recommendations for landscaping of new projects and replacement plantings. Recommendations may be concerning species to be planted but may also include landscape plans in concert with the Trustee-appointed professional. The committee is further charged to develop a master plan for campus landscaping formulated to ensure that in the years ahead the campus will continue to be of academic value and provide an aesthetic and functional environment. For operating effectiveness, the committee is advisory and reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

 

Landscape Advisory Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Landscape Advisory Committee

Young Choi 2015-2016

Description

Provide guidance to the Liberal Studies Program and personnel.

The committee is appointed by the President reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Functions: To discuss changes in subject matter preparation required by the state credentialing commission, or the chancellor's office. To monitor how students fare in their California Subject Examinations for Teachers (now required for entrance into credential programs) and discuss areas of strength and weakness. To identify and support perceived needs of the Liberal Studies Department, and to serve as outside committee members on departmental personnel reviews as needed.

 

Liberal Studies Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Liberal Studies Committee

Jessica Catson 2015-2016

Description

Evaluate present procedures, policies, and guidelines used in registration and scheduling of classes.

The committee is appointed by the President and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs or designee. The committee elects its own chair. Functions: To evaluate present procedures, policies, and guidelines used in registration and scheduling of classes and to recommend changes in existing procedures. To evaluate and recommend new concepts in registration and scheduling.

 

Registration & Scheduling Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Registration and Scheduling Committee

Eric Djanie 2015-2016
Kevin Scott 2015-2016

Description

Address issues that concern women on campus.

The Status of Women Committee shall address issues that concern women students, faculty, and staff on campus, including but not limited to: employment and educational equity and campus safety and climate. It will assist in the review of the University's Sexual Assault, Discrimination and Harassment Policies and Programs. The committee chair will meet annually with the Academic Deans' Council and with the Student Affairs directors to discuss issues related to the campus climate for women. Deans and Student Affairs supervisors will be expected to disseminate this information to department chairs, faculty, and staff.

 

Status of Women Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Status of Women Committee

Mallory St. George 2015-2016

Description

To provide students with a reliable means for advocating and identifying their needs with respect to information technology.

The Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3) was established to provide students with a reliable means for advocating and identifying their needs and requirements with respect to the efficient use of information technology, both academically and in student life. SC3 is responsible for providing input from student users of information technologies to the Information Resources Management Policy and Planning Committee (IRMPPC) and to the Vice Provost/Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO) for Information Technology Services (ITS) and for communicating information about information technologies to their constituents. Recommendations will be studied by the VP/CIO who will determine the impact, benefits, costs and other factors involved in implementing the recommendation and forward that analysis to the IRMPPC for appropriate action.

 

Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3)

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Campus Computing Committee (SC3)

Myra Lukins 2015-2016

Description

Student Orientation Advising & Resources Committee is responsible for, but not limited to: Coordinating and implementing the Summer Advising Program Managing the budget for the Summer Advising Program Acting as an advisory group on issues related to advising across campus

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Orientation Advising & Resources Committee

Description

This committee is responsible for creating a recommendation to the President regarding Student Success Fee allocations. Allocations will be decided by the committee based on what they prioritize as most important for student success. The committee is made up of 11 members, 7 of which are students. Committee members include the ASI President (co-chair) and one member from the ASI Board of Directors from each academic college. For more information, visit the official committee website: http://afd.calpoly.edu/fees/ssf-index.asp

 

Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee (SSFAAC)

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee (SSFAAC)

Annalee Akin (CLA) 2015-2016
Kenton Assadi 2015-2016
Jana Colombini 2015-2016
Danielle Hepperle 2015-2016
Owen Schwaegerle 2015-2016
Derek Seaman 2015-2016

Description

An advisory committee to the President on campus substance use and abuse issues.

Established in response to the CSU Action Plan for Substance Abuse (AAES 90-93; January, 1990), the Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee (SUAAC) is advisory to the President on campus substance use and abuse issues. The committee shall plan and coordinate a comprehensive educational program; develop and review administrative procedures related to alcohol and drug use and abuse; coordinate campus efforts to reduce substance use and abuse and its effects; monitor and ensure compliance with campus, system, state, and federal policies; and facilitate collaborative community partnerships.

 

Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Substance Use and Abuse Advisory Committee

Jason Marks 2015-2016

Description

The primary function of the Sustainability Advisory Committee is to review and recommend measures related to University sustainability policies and practices dealing with natural resource utilization, land use, and physical projects. The committee is advisory and reports to the vice president of Administration & Finance. The committee is to consider issues related to environmentally responsible planning, design, and construction, as articulated in the Campus Master Plan. In addition, it will provide advice on the continuing efforts to construct environmentally sustainable projects. In its advisory capacity, the committee needs to consider the goals of sustainable development, which are balancing environmental protection, programmatic needs, and financial viability.

 

Sustainability Advisory Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Sustainability Advisory Committee

Kyle Boland 2015-2016
Haley Stegall 2015-2016

Description

To oversee the operations, functions, and membership of all campuswide standing committees which are appointed by the University President or a designee, and to recommend any needed changes therein. To review and recommend on the establishment of additional campuswide standing committees, or on the deletion or combination of existing campuswide standing committees. Upon request of the University President, to formulate recommendations on the establishment, functions, and membership of ad hoc campuswide special committees. The University Committee on Committees is advisory to the President.

 

University Committee on Committees

Student Members:

table showing student members of University Committee on Committees

Joi Sullivan-ASI President 2014-2015

Academic Senate Committees


The Academic Senate is the faculty governing body of the University, representing approximately 1,000 faculty members.

The Academic Senate is constituted to formulate and evaluate policy and procedures on academic, fiscal and personnel matters.

The work of the Senate is accomplished through its several committees (comprised of approximately 150 faculty, members of administration, and students).

Description

Joint decision-making and consultation between the administration and the General Faculty have been recognized by the legislature of the State of California as the long-accepted manner of governing institutions of higher learning and are essential to the educational missions of such institutions. In order to participate fully in the process of joint decision-making and consultation with the administration, the Academic Senate is empowered to exercise all legislative and advisory powers on behalf of the General Faculty. These legislative powers shall include all educational matters that affect the General Faculty (e.g., curricula, academic personnel policies, and academic standards). Advisory powers shall include, but not be limited to, budget policy, administrative appointments, determination of campus administrative policy, University organization, and facilities use and planning.

 

Academic Senate Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Academic Senate

Vittorio Monteverdi 2015-2016
Owen Schwaegerle 2015-2016

Description

The Budget and Long Range Planning Committee shall provide oversight and make recommendations concerning policy for the allocation of budgeted resources. This includes the review of matters related to the allocation of budgeted resources and representation on bodies formed to review the mechanisms by which campuswide resource allocations are made.  In addition, the Budget and Long Range Planning Committee shall also develop recommendations concerning future actions, policies, and goals of the university.

 

Budget and Long Range Planning Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Budget and Long Range Planning Committee

Jonathan Lampkin 2015-2016

Description

The Curriculum Committee evaluates curriculum proposals from departments and colleges before making recommendations to the Academic Senate. In addition, the committee makes recommendations to the Senate on University requirement for graduation, general education, learning objectives, and cultural pluralism; provides library oversight as it relates to curriculum; and addresses any other curriculum-related matter referred to it by the Senate, Senate Chair, or Executive Committee. The chair of the Curriculum Committee shall be responsible for coordination of curriculum review with Academic Programs.

 

Curriculum Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Curriculum Committee

Riley Nilsen 2015-2016

Description

The Distinguished Scholarship Awards Committee shall conduct the selection process in accordance with the special rules and procedures approved by the Executive Committee for judging potential candidates for the Distinguished Scholarship Award.

 

Distinguished Scholarship Awards Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Distinguished Scholarship Awards Committee

Emma Delarosa 2015-2016
Sarah Zerga 2015-2016

Description

The Faculty Awards Committee shall conduct the selection process and determine the policies and procedures to be used for judging potential candidates for the Distinguished Teaching Award. Nominations for the award will be received by the committee during the fall quarter, and final selection will be made no later than the sixth week of the spring quarter.

 

Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee

daniela Czerny 2015-2016
Sevelyn Van Ronk 2014-2015

Description

The Faculty Affairs Committee shall be the advisory body of the Academic Senate on faculty policy and its administration and procedures. The scope of faculty procedures and policies coming within its purview includes standards and criteria concerning appointment, promotion, tenure, academic freedom, leave of absence, retention, professional relations and ethics, promotion, research, grievance, layoff procedures, and lecturers' rights and responsibilities.

 

Faculty Affairs Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Faculty Affairs Committee

Lexie Bonestroo 2015-2016

Description

The procedures to be followed and the problems to be considered shall be approved by the Academic Senate and published as a document entitled, Fairness Board Description and Procedures. Changes in the document shall be made by the Senate upon recommendation of the Fairness Board. The Board shall report to the Academic Senate.

 

Fairness Board

Student Members:

table showing student members of Fairness Board

Justin Rajah 2015-2016
Thomas Sawyer 2015-2016

Description

Responsibilities

Cal Poly's general education (GE) program is the administrative responsibility of the General Education Governance Board (GEGB), GEGB should function like a department with a deep sense of interest and responsibility for overseeing and implementing the GE program.

 

Charges:

The General Education Governance Board (GEGB) is responsible for leading and developing a visionary, high quality GE program that enriches the specialized knowledge acquired in a major program with foundational and integrative understanding of its scientific, humanistic, artistic, and technological contexts.

 

General Education Governance Board

Student Members:

table showing student members of General Education Governance Board

Kaelan Sobouti 2015-2016

Description

(1) In coordination with the Research and Professional Development Committee, the Grants Review Committee shall develop and recommend policies and procedures for the review of grant proposals referred to it, including the State Faculty Support Grants (SFSG).

(2) Receive and evaluate requests for State Faculty Support Grants and make recommendations for funding, when appropriate, to the Dean for Research and Graduate Programs.

(3) Make recommendations concerning the funding of other internal grants when appropriate.

(4) Evaluate requests for special leaves for research or creative activity and, when appropriate, rank order them for consideration and transmit this ranking through the Academic Senate Chair to the President.

 

Grants Review Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Grants Review Committee

Sarah Neumann 2015-2016

Description

The Instruction Committee shall be responsible for recommendations regarding subjects that impinge directly on the quality of teaching and for providing policy recommendations concerning grading as well as admissions policies and requirements. It will also provide review and input concerning electronic teaching techniques, and library oversight as it relates to instruction.

In accordance with CAM 481 and AS-357-97/IC, the Instruction Committee shall review the Academic Calendar as proposed by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs before its final submission to the President for approval.

 

Instruction Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Instruction Committee

Michael Hurdelbrink 2015-2016

Description

The Research and Professional Development Committee shall provide oversight for research and professional development activities on campus. Make recommendations concerning all policies and procedures for research and professional development activities on campus. Conduct a regular review of research centers and institutes on campus. Provide library oversight as it relates to research and professional development. Review and make recommendations on disputed university professional leaves. Provide oversight to the Grants Review Committee.

 

Research and Professional Development Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Research and Professional Development Committee

Mallika Potter 2014-2015

Description

The Sustainability Committee shall inform and support the activities of other committees whose scope encompasses environmental responsibility. The Sustainability Committee shall make recommendations to the Academic Senate, as appropriate, regarding the provisions of the Talloires Declaration.

 

Sustainability Committee

Student Members:

table showing student members of Sustainability Committee

Lexie Bonestroo 2014-2015
Lauren Cool 2014-2015

ASI Standing Committees


ASI Standing Committees are subcommittees of the Board of Directors that review advocacy, outreach and corporate matters on behalf of the Board of Directors.

ASI Standing Committees shall have no authority to take action on any matter, unless otherwise specified upon creation of the committee, but may make recommendations for action to the Board of Directors.

Description

The Advocacy Committee will address student concerns that cover campus, city, county, state-wide and national issues. This committee is responsible for institutionalizing and coordinating advocacy for the three branches of ASI Student Government and for effectively working on issues for the betterment of Cal Poly students. This committee will communicate lobbying efforts, research legislation, and will report all issues to the Board of Directors. This committee will work to establish long-term relationships between ASI and city, county, and state representatives.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI Advocacy Committee

Annalee Akin UUAB
Matt Boer Executive Cabinet
Sam Canino Board of Directors
Daniela Czerny Board of Directors
Kyle Jordan UUAB
Nelson Lin Board of Directors
Chris Lopez- Chair Board of Directors
Riley Nilsen Executive Cabinet
Justin Rajah Board of Directors - Liaison to OCC

Description

The ASI Business and Finance Committee will be responsible for issues relating to all corporate finance and personnel matters. The specific operations of this committee in regards to personnel matters shall be carried out in accordance with the ASI Personnel Policy Manual. This committee will review the ASI Budget, recommend personnel and human resources changes to the Board of Directors, and provide fiscal insight to the Club Funding Liaisons regarding ASI Club Funding.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI Business and Finance Committee

Young Choi UUAB
Jana Colombini - Chair Board of Directors
Ryan Durante Board of Directors
Jonathan Lampkin Chief of Staff
Jason Marks Board of Directors
Vittorio Monteverdi Chair of the Board
Owen Schwaegerle ASI President
Kevin Scott Board of Directors
Cody Shields Board of Directors
Ali Spina Vice Chair of UUAB
Sevelyn Van Ronk Chair of UUAB

Description

The two ASI Club Funding Liaisons shall be members of the Board of Directors as appointed by the Chair of the Board. The Liaisons will be direct links between ASI staff and the Board of Directors regarding all matters dealing with ASI Club Funding. The Liaisons will approve ASI Club Sponsorship, ASI Club Event Co-Sponsorship and College Club Council Funding Applications concurrently with staff. At each duly held Board of Directors meeting the Liaisons will give a report to the Board of Directors on approved applications. The Liaisons will give detailed quarterly reports on ASI Club Funding allocations and are responsible for presenting any 13 application appeals to the Board of Directors. One Liaison will serve as a voting member on the ASI Business and Finance Committee and one Liaison will serve as a voting member on the ASI/UU Internal Review Committee.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI Club Funding Liaisons Committee

Kyle Boland Board of Directors
Ryan Durante Board of Directors

Description

This committee will serve to enhance ASI’s public relations and outreach efforts to the
student body. This committee is responsible for increasing awareness and connection
to the student body by leveraging all available and appropriate media.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI Outreach and Communication Committee

Anthony Haddad UUAB
Danielle Hepperle Board of Directors
Mike Hurdelbrink UUAB
Mason McCloskey Executive Cabinet
Justin Rajah Board of Directors - Liaison to Advocacy
Thomas Sawyer Board of Directors
Mallory St. George - Chair Board of Directors
Lindsey Verderber Executive Cabinet
Sarah Zerga Board of Directors

Description

This committee is responsible for the effective recruitment of candidates to serve in every branch of ASI Student Government in addition to ASI Leadership Team positions. This committee develops and recommends regulations pertaining to elections for approval by the Board of Directors, supervises the conduct of all ASI Elections, and reports the results of ASI Elections to the Board of Directors. The specific operations of this committee in regards to elections shall be carried out in accordance with the ASI Election Code. Additionally, this committee will consult with the ASI Leadership Team and ASI staff regarding the coordination of all training programs and any professional development activities that occur internally in ASI Student Government.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI Recruitment and Development Committee

Madison Albiani Board of Directors
Seth Borges- Chair Board of Directors
Kyle Jordan UUAB
Paul Ponciano Board of Directors
Pascal Purro Board of Directors
Alice Read Executive Cabinet
Derek Seaman Board of Directors
Kaelan Sobouti UUAB
Haley Stegall Executive Cabinet

Description

The ASI/UU Internal Review Committee is responsible for reviewing and making
recommendations to the Board of Directors on the following: ASI Club Funding Policies,
independent auditor’s service proposals and selection of audit firm, ASI Audit,
corporate Risk Management and Insurance Plans, ASI Bylaws and policy additions and/
or modifications.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of ASI/UU Internal Review Committee

Kyle Boland Club Funding Liaison
Lexie Bonestroo Board of Directors
Kenton Assadi Co-Chair Board of Directors
Michelle Wong Co-Chair UUAB
Daniela Czerny Board of Directors
Eric Djanie Board of Directors
Ryan Durante Board of Directors
Mike Hurdelbrink UUAB
Justin Rajah Board of Directors
Matt Sauer Board of Directors
Kevin Scott Board of Directors

Other Committees


In the light of shared governance, students serve on various other campuswide committees.

Description

The Parent Program Advisory Council is a group of 24 parents, two students and a member of the Cal Poly faculty member who provide programming direction to Parent Program staff and advise the University's adminsitration on matters involving student development and success.

Parent Advisory Council members are Univeristy ambassadors, sharing their experiences and perspectives with others and fostering communication between and among parents and the University. Parent members serve a three-year term. Students and members of the faculty serve one-year terms.

Meetings are held three times annually on the Cal Poly campus and are open to all Cal Poly parents and supporters. Parents interested in membership are invited to observe a meeting. The application processes consists of a brief questionnaire and a telephone interview with the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Parent Advisory Council Chair or Vice Chair, and Parent Program staff.

To assist us in planning for your attendance at an upcoming meeting, please request an invitation from Parent Program staff.



 

 

Parent Program

Student Members:

table showing student members of Parent Program Advising Committee

Vacant

Description

Function

The Executive Council shall be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Advise the Assistant Vice Provost on appropriate models and planning strategically to improve student-centered academic advising at Cal Poly.
  • Increase overall graduation rates while reducing graduation rate gaps among populations and colleges.
  • Assess academic advising as a program of the University.
  • Approve advising initiatives as they align with the mission, student learning outcomes and strategic plan for academic advising and for Cal Poly.
  • Review and approve the communication processes for University Advising.
  • Consider large scale, fundamental advising issues.
  • Review academic policies that impact advising. Approve advising policies that affect all undergraduate students at Cal Poly.  Refer items to the next level of approval as appropriate.
  • Communicate with Deans Council, Academic Senate, and other governing bodies as identified.
  • Review the Assistant Vice Provost’s End of Year Report to the Provost and President.

Membership
The Executive Council is appointed by the President and reports to the Provost.The council will be chaired by the Assistant Vice Provost for University Advising.

The term of office shall be two years.There is no limit to the number of terms a member may serve.

Meetings
Meetings will be scheduled monthly.

 

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Advisory Board for Academic Advising

Vacant

Description

The Student Library Advisory Council is an organized body to represent the students’ needs, concerns, and ideas regarding the Robert E. Kennedy Library.

 

Student Library Advisory Council

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Library Advisory Council

Ryan Bitter (Secretary)
Andrew Bui
Aislyn Cole
Mariana Diaz
Rachael Donahue
Aja Frost
Alejandra Garcia
Alex Kost
Marcus Pereira
Juan Pablo Quinonez
Mike Shaw (Vice-Chair)
Kayla Slocum
Lauren Tang
Emily Wang
Lauren Young (Chair)

Description

Soar is a summer orientation program for all incoming students, parents and supporters. We have freshman sessions, a transfer session, an out-of-state session, and an international session! During Soar, you will receive the resources to prepare yourself to become a new member of the Mustang family an a successful Cal Poly student. You can look forward to being introduced to numerous campus and community resources, receiving helpful academic tips to ease your transition to your new campus, and familiarizing yourself with the Cal Poly and San Luis Obipso community.

 

Student Orientation Advising and Resources Committee (SOAR)

Student Members:

table showing student members of Student Orientation Advising and Resources Committee (SOAR)

Emily Mallet

Student Government Documents

Bills


All formal items of business (those not arising of an incidental nature or otherwise stated in the ASI Bylaws) shall be introduced as a Bill or Resolution. A Bill, if passed, shall become official policy of the Corporation.

Table listing documents of Bills for download

Table of Archived Bills Documents

Bill #16-03 ASI Executive Cabinet & Executive Staff Appointment & Responsibilities (PDF) 2016-05-25
Bill #16-04 Redefining and Restructuring the ASI Advocacy Committee (PDF) 2016-05-25
Bill #16-01 ASI Bylaws Amendment: Update to the ASI Bylaws Regarding Election (PDF) 2016-01-06
Bill #16-02 Implementation of the Gloria Romero Open Meetings Act (PDF) 2016-01-06
Bill #15-09 ASI Bylaws Amendment – Endorsement from the ASI Board of Directors (PDF) 2015-05-27
Bill #15-07 ASI Bylaws Amendment: Defining the Composition of the ASI Board of Directors (PDF) 2015-05-27
Bill #15-08 ASI Bylaws Amendment – Number of Board Members on the Outreach and Communications Committee (PDF) 2015-05-27
Bill #15-05 ASI Bylaws Amendment – Seeking Multiple Elected ASI Positions (PDF) 2015-04-01
Bill #15-06 ASI Bylaws Amendment - Appointment of Ad Hoc Committee Members (PDF) 2015-04-01
Bill #15-04 ASI Bylaws Amendment - Chair of the University Union Advisory Board (UUAB) On Campus Requirement Date (PDF) 2015-02-18
Bill #15-03 ASI Bylaws Amendment - ASI Election Code (PDF) 2015-01-07
Bill #15-01 ASI Bylaws Amendment - ASI Emergency Code (PDF) 2014-11-12
Bill #15-02 ASI Election Code and ASI Election Timeline (PDF) 2014-11-12
Bill #14-03 ASI Bylaws Amendment–ASI Executive Cabinet Membership Titles and Chief of Staff Selection Committee (PDF) 2014-05-14
Bill #14-02 ASI Bylaws Amendment: Remove section 4.7.2.3 of the ASI Bylaws (PDF) 2013-10-30
Bill #14-01 #14-01 Amendment to Bylaws Internal Review Opertaing Rules (PDF) 2013-10-02

Resolutions


All formal items of business (those not arising of an incidental nature or otherwise stated in the ASI Bylaws) shall be introduced as a Bill or Resolution. A Resolution, if passed, is a formal expression of opinion, will, or intent of the Board of Directors, and is advisory in nature.

Table listing documents of Resolutions for download

Table of Archived Resolutions Documents

Resolution#16-06 Response to Governor's Budget (PDF) 2016-05-25
Resolution #16-04 Resolution to Promote Faculty Schedule Planning And Disclosure On Pass (PDF) 2016-04-27
Resolution #16-05 Revising the Cal Poly Foundation Student Board Member Selection Process (PDF) 2016-04-27
Resolution #16-03 Opposition to the Implementation Of Weekend Parking Fees (PDF) 2016-03-02
Resolution #16-02: Resolution to Oppose the Phillips 66 Company Rail Spur Extension Project (PDF) 2016-02-03
Resolution #16-01 Resolution Fixing the Employer's Contribution Under The Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act (PDF) 2015-07-24
Resolution #15-06 ASI Board of Directors’ Support Of All-Gender Restrooms Across Campus (PDF) 2015-05-27
Resolution #15-04 ASI Board of Directors' Support of Open Course Evaluations (PDF) 2015-05-13
Resolution #15-05 ASI Board of Directors Support of Block Scheduling for Freshmen (PDF) 2015-05-13
Resolution #15-03 ASI Board Of Directors' Stance Against Mandatory Second Year Housing and the Argument Presented by the University (PDF) 2015-04-29
Resolution #15-02 ASI Board of Directors Support Of Campus Individuality Regarding Student Success Fees (PDF) 2014-10-29
Resolution #15-01 Resolution Fixing the Employer’s Contribution Under the (PDF) 2014-08-04
Resolution #14-04 ASI Board of Directors Support to Create an ASI Alumni Affinity Group within the Cal Poly Alumni Association (PDF) 2014-05-14
Resolution #14-05 ASI Board of Directors’ Stance on Campus Credit Card Parking Meters – Postponed Indefinitely (PDF) 2014-05-14
Resolution #14-03 ASI Board of Directors' Stance on the Statewide Student Association Voluntary Systemwide Fee (PDF) 2014-02-26
Resolution #14-02 Board of Directors' Support to Remain on Quarter System (PDF) 2013-12-04
Resolution #14-01 Resolution fixing the employer’s contribution under the public employees’ medical and hospital care act (PDF) 2013-08-02

Board Agendas


The Board of Directors posts an agenda containing a brief general description of each item of business to be transacted or discussed at the meeting, including items to be discussed in closed session. The agenda specifies the date, time and location of the regular meeting and is posted in a location that is freely accessible to members of the public.

Table listing documents of Board Agendas for download

Table of Archived Board Agendas Documents

BOD Agenda Meeting #16-16 (PDF) 2016-05-25
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-15 (PDF) 2016-05-11
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-14 (PDF) 2016-04-27
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-13 (PDF) 2016-04-13
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-12 (PDF) 2016-03-30
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-11 (PDF) 2016-03-02
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-10 (PDF) 2016-02-17
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-09 (PDF) 2016-02-03
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-08 (PDF) 2016-01-20
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-07 (PDF) 2016-01-06
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-06 (PDF) 2015-11-18
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-05 (PDF) 2015-10-28
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-04 (PDF) 2015-10-14
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-03 (PDF) 2015-09-30
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-02 (PDF) 2015-09-15
BOD Agenda Meeting #16-01 (PDF) 2015-07-24
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-16 (PDF) 2015-05-27
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-15 (PDF) 2015-05-13
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-14 (PDF) 2015-04-29
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-13 (PDF) 2015-04-15
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-12 (PDF) 2015-04-02
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-11 (PDF) 2015-03-04
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-10 (PDF) 2015-02-18
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-09 (PDF) 2015-02-04
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-08 (PDF) 2015-01-21
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-07 (PDF) 2015-01-07
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-06 (PDF) 2014-11-12
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-05 (PDF) 2014-10-29
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-04 (PDF) 2014-10-15
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-03 (PDF) 2014-10-01
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-02 (PDF) 2014-09-16
BOD Agenda Meeting #15-01 (PDF) 2014-08-04
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-16 (PDF) 2014-05-28
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-15 (PDF) 2014-05-14
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-14 (PDF) 2014-04-30
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-13 (PDF) 2014-04-16
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-12 (PDF) 2014-04-02
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-11 (PDF) 2014-02-26
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-10 (PDF) 2014-02-12
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-09 (PDF) 2014-01-29
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-08 (PDF) 2014-01-15
BOD Special Meeting Agenda #14-07 (PDF) 2013-12-04
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-06 (PDF) 2013-11-13
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-05 (PDF) 2013-10-30
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-04 (PDF) 2013-10-16
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-03 (PDF) 2013-10-02
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-02 (PDF) 2013-09-16
BOD Agenda Meeting #14-01 (PDF) 2013-08-02

Board Minutes


ASI maintains written meeting minutes for the Board of Directors that details the proceedings of the meeting.

Table listing documents of Board Minutes for download

Table of Archived Board Minutes Documents

BOD #16-15 May 11, 2016 (PDF) 2016-05-11
BOD #16-14 April 27, 2016 (PDF) 2016-04-27
BOD #16-13 April 13, 2016 (PDF) 2016-04-13
BOD #16-12 March 30, 2016 (PDF) 2016-03-30
BOD #16-11 March 2, 2016 (PDF) 2016-03-02
BOD #16-10 February 17, 2016 (PDF) 2016-02-17
BOD #16-09 February 3, 2016 (PDF) 2016-02-03
BOD #16-08 January 20, 2016 (PDF) 2016-01-20
BOD #16-07 January 6, 2016 (PDF) 2016-01-06
BOD #16-06 November 18, 2015 (PDF) 2015-11-18
BOD #16-05 October 28, 2015 (PDF) 2015-10-28
BOD #16-04 October 14, 2015 (PDF) 2015-10-14
BOD #16-03 September 30, 2015 (PDF) 2015-09-30
BOD #16-02 September 15, 2015 (PDF) 2015-09-15
BOD #16-01 July 24, 2015 (PDF) 2015-07-24
BOD #15-15 May 13, 2015 (PDF) 2015-05-27
BOD #15-16 May 27, 2015 (PDF) 2015-05-27
BOD #15-14 April 29, 2015 (PDF) 2015-04-29
BOD #15-13 April 15, 2015 (PDF) 2015-04-15
BOD #15-12 April 1, 2015 (PDF) 2015-04-01
BOD #15-11 March 4, 2015 (PDF) 2015-03-04
BOD #15-10 February 18, 2015 (PDF) 2015-02-18
BOD #15-09 February 4, 2015 (PDF) 2015-02-04
BOD #15-08 January 21, 2015 (PDF) 2015-01-21
BOD #15-07 January 7, 2015 (PDF) 2015-01-07
BOD #15-06 November 12, 2014 (PDF) 2014-11-12
BOD #15-05 October 29, 2014 (PDF) 2014-10-29
BOD #15-04 October 15, 2014 (PDF) 2014-10-15
BOD #15-03 October 1, 2014 (PDF) 2014-10-01
BOD #15-02 September 16, 2014 (PDF) 2014-09-16
BOD #15-01 August 4, 2014 (PDF) 2014-08-04
BOD #14-16 May 28, 2014 (PDF) 2014-05-28
BOD #14-15 May 14, 2014 (PDF) 2014-05-14
BOD #14-14 April 30, 2014 (PDF) 2014-04-30
BOD #14-13 April 16, 2014 (PDF) 2014-04-16
BOD #14-12 April 2, 2014 (PDF) 2014-04-02
BOD #14-11 March 26, 2014 (PDF) 2014-03-26
BOD #14-10 February 12, 2014 (PDF) 2014-02-12
BOD #14-09 January 29, 2014 (PDF) 2014-01-29
BOD #14-08 January 15, 2014 (PDF) 2014-01-15
BOD #14-07 December 4, 2013 (PDF) 2013-12-04
BOD #14-06 November 13, 2013 (PDF) 2013-11-13
BOD #14-05 October 30, 2013 (PDF) 2013-10-30
BOD #14-04 October 16, 2013 (PDF) 2013-10-16
BOD #14-03 October 2, 2013 (PDF) 2013-10-02
BOD #14-02 September 16, 2013 (PDF) 2013-09-16
BOD #14-01 Augst 2, 2013 (PDF) 2013-08-02

University Union Advisory Board Agendas


ASI maintains written meeting agendas for the UUAB that outlines the agenda for an upcoming meeting.

Table listing documents of UUAB Agendas for download

University Union Advisory Board Minutes


ASI maintains written meeting minutes for the UUAB that details the proceedings of the meeting.

Table listing documents of UUAB Minutes for download

Student Community Liaison Committee


The Student Community Liaison Committee, serves as a mechanism of communication among Cal Poly, Cuesta College, City and County of San Luis Obispo, and community organizations. The mission of SCLC is to proactively engage in discussions to promote positive relations, mutual respect, and improved quality of life for all citizens of San Luis Obispo. ASI maintains written meeting minutes for the SCLC that details the proceedings of the meeting.

Table listing documents of SCLC for download

For archives greater than two years old, please contact ASI Student Government

ASI Alumni

The ASI Experience does not end at the time of graduation. The impact that ASI has on each student leader extends well into their post-collegiate lives. Whether by teaching invaluable leadership skills, exposing students to the fundamentals of running a business, or proving that progress can be made through a collective group of differing opinions. As an ASI Alumni, you can be a part of the continued success of ASI for future students. Welcome to the next stage as ASI Alumni.

ASI Alumni: promoting shared experiences, lasting relationships, and continuous development.

Leadership Fund

Make A Gift

Gifts may be made online to the ASI Leadership Endowment Fund

Gifts may also be made by mail.
Please complete the following form and enclose your check payable to: "Cal Poly".

Gifts by Mail Form

Mail gifts to: Cal Poly Fund, Cal Poly State University, 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0446


Contact

For all questions regarding contributions to the ASI Leadership Fund, how to re-connect with ASI Student Government or to learn about upcoming events, please contact:

Michelle Crawford
Phone: (805) 756-2324
Email Michelle Crawford