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					                        University of Michigan
                        Engineering Council


                                                      Business Meeting #3, November 3, 2010
                                                                    MINUTES

I.      Call to Order – 7:08

II.     Approval of the Agenda – Approved

III.    Approval of Previous Minutes – Approved

IV.     Jennifer Wegner (jwegner), Student Affairs Program Manager, College of Engineering
        A. If your student organization is even discussing possibility of going abroad between now and September,
           let Jen know so she can make sure you’re following policies
        B. Hosting a meeting on Monday night at 6 PM in 2210 Lurie for Student Orgs that do community
           outreach/service
                   Trying to better understand ways the college as a whole can support your org
        C. If you’re a SSO, you’ll be required to send reps to workshops
                   Conflict Resolution: 3:30 PM to 5 PM on 11/17
                   Leadership Transition: 5 PM on 12/2
        D. Needs 2-3 students helping Jen out on Friday for family weekend
                   Reception in FXB Atrium – need students to do some easy work from 1:30 to 3:00

V.      Katelyn Videto (kannev), Development Summer Internship Program
        A.  Paid internships in Ann Arbor: meaningful projects, course credit, and professional development
        B.  Learn more and apply online at www.giving.umich.edu/internship
                    3 components: work for 4 days a week; education, professional development
                    Fridays are intern hang out time

VI.     Peter Wasserman (pwass), Executive Director of Navara International Development Foundation
        A. Interesting in International Development
        B. Hold education programs on campus and send students abroad to partner with NGOs and work with
            them in lots of diff capacities
        C. Provide mix of consulting support and research background
        D. Looking to partner/collaborate with other student orgs on campus
        E. On Campus Initiatives:
                   Hold bi-weekly speaker series, student led reading group, International Development Conference
                    in Spring
        F. Contact Pete Wasserman (pwass@umich.edu) if interested

VII.    Transcript and Audit Reform Resolution Proposal
        A. Zubair – President of Society of Business Engineers
        B. Main mission to bridge gap between business and engineering
        C. Dual degree transcript and audit reform
        D. Looking to have 2 separate GPAs for 2 separate programs instead of a cumulative GPA

VIII.   General Body Meeting Surveys (student org attendance)

IX.     UMEC Executive Board (umec.exec)
        A. President .................................................................................................... Dara Fisher (umec.pres)
                  $100 discretionary fund request for university-wide election publicity  Approved
        B. Vice President .............................................................................................. Aristo Chang (umec.vp)
        C. Director of Leadership ..................................................................................Austin Davis (umec.dol)
        D. Director of Administration ........................................................................ Kunal Mehta (umec.admin)
        E. Corporate Director ............................................................................. Malika Chatlapalli (umec.corp)
        F.   Director of Finance ...................................................................................... Claire Martin (umec.dof)
        G.   Student Affairs Director ................................................................................... James Li (umec.stud)
        H.   Publicity Director ............................................................................... Osvaldo Rodriguez (umec.pub)
        I.   Social Affairs Director ................................................................................. Anoop Gopal (umec.soc)
        J.   Honors and Service Director .................................................................. Bethany Glesner (umec.has)
                     North Campus Service Day – Saturday, November 13 at 10 AM
                     Register at http://tiny.cc/ncsd by November 7th at 11:59 PM
                     Sign up individually, with your friends, or with your favorite student organization

X.      UMEC Elections: Candidate Platforms

XI.     Member Announcements

XII.    Open Floor
        A. Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
                  1st mass meeting November 2nd
                  In desperate need of leadership and general involvement
                  Contact hongikkm@umich.edu if interested
                  Website: saseconnect.org

XIII.   Adjourn
        A. Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 17, 7:00 PM in the Johnson Rooms

				
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