Minutes of the


September 8, 2003




PRESENT:                             Chris Barkley, Bill Bedford, Judy Cater, Judy Dolan, Bonnie Ann Dowd, MaryAnn Drinan, Martha Evans, Brent Gowen, Barb Neault Kelber, Teresa Laughlin, Stan Levy, Dennis Lutz, Maria Miller, Marilee Nebelsick-Tagg, Sue Norton, Perry Snyder, Dan Sourbeer, Steve Spear, Sara Thompson, Fari Towfiq, Katie Townsend-Merino, Anne Voth, Tamara Weintraub




GUESTS:                                Sherrill Amador, Bruce Bishop, Berta Cuaron, Dan Finkenthal, Katheryn Garlow, Joe Madrigal, Jack Miyamoto, Wilma Owens, Jerry Patton, Mike Rourke, Pat Schwerdtfeger, Mark Vernoy


CALL TO ORDER:               The meeting was called to order by the president, Steve Spear, at 2:00 p.m., in Room SU-30.


Approval of Minutes:        


Motion 1                                MSC Dowd, Levy: Faculty Senate approval of a change in the minutes of August 25, 2003, page 5, under Committee on Committees Terms & Service: replace the word “recommends” with, “is discussing.”


                                                Dan Finkenthal questioned why the minutes did not reflect statements made by Steve Spear at the beginning of the Senate meeting regarding his attendance at a Statewide Academic Senate Leadership Conference and a session he attended regarding Parlimentary Procedure and The Brown Act.


Motion 2                                M Perry,: That a transcript provided by Dan Finkenthal be inserted into the minutes of August 25, 2003.  No second was given to the motion.


                                                Bonnie Ann Dowd briefly explained the process used to prepare Senate minutes and suggested that as Senate Secretary and in consideration of the agenda for today’s meeting that she review the taped minutes again to include this statement in the minutes and bring it back to the Senate.


Motion 3                                MSC Dowd, Drinan: To Table the approval of the minutes of August 25, 2003.


ADJOURNMENT:               The meeting was adjourned at 2:10 p.m.


                                                Respectfully submitted,



                                                Bonnie Ann Dowd, Secretary