Meeting called as election dates needed to be moved again to accommodate complaints/ appeals process. Meeting was rendered inquorate by departure of some of Executive. Dates were not moved.
MINUTES OF THE OUSA EXECUTIVE EMERGENCY MEETING HELD IN THE
BOARDROOM OF THE OTAGO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION ON THURSDAY 29 JULY 2010 AT 4.03PM
Harriet Geoghegan (Chair), James Meager, Stephanie Reader, Ariana Te Wake, John Philipson, Michael Anderson, Imogen Roth, Katie Bryan, Shonelle Eastwood, Ros Mackenzie, Travis Monk and David MacKelvey
Stephen Alexander (General Manager), Donna Jones (Minute Secretary), Ben Thomson (Critic Editor), Julia Hollingsworth (Critic Reporter) and Gregor Whyte (Critic News Reporter)
Dan Stride and Walker MacMurdo
David MacKelvey for lateness
Moved from the Chair
243/10 THAT the above apologies be accepted.
MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING
Moved from the Chair
244/10 THAT the minutes of the Executive Meeting held on 20 July 2010 be accepted as a true and correct record.
Budget Submissions – please get your budget submissions to James by tomorrow afternoon. Harriet said she was part way through hers and would get it in as soon as possible.
David arrived at 4.06pm
MINUTES FOR NOTING
The Emergency Meeting Minutes of 23 July were attached for noting
Harriet addressed the meeting explaining that the time frame for the elections and nominations were tight as there were complaints and possible appeals to be heard before the nominations open.
Some expressed real concern that they had been hearing conflicting stories and rumours of operational timelines causing difficulty in setting the nomination dates.
James clarified that pushing the nomination dates back a week would enable the election packs to be correctly labeled to fit the job descriptions.
Claire arrived at 4.12pm
Imogen read her concerns to the meeting about some of the Executive feeling uneasy about the process and the way it was being handled. At the conclusion of this being read five Executive members proceeded to get up and leave the meeting.
Shonelle, Imogen, Ros, Travis and Michael left at 4.16pm
Meeting closed at 4.16pm as declared inquorate.
Signed: _________________________________ Date: _____________