Thursday, Oct. 31
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Inside Student Government provides weekly summaries of all major board meetings within student government: the president's cabinet, lobby corps, board of control and the senate. Please take a moment to read the summaries from each section.
Hey, everyone! Coming off of Wellness Week, I hope everyone has been finding it easier to manage a healthy balance between work, school, personal relationships and all other aspects of our lives that keep us busy. Even if you missed out on our recent wellness events, there is no better time to work on self-care than right now!

Since the last newsletter, we've been working hard to ensure the voices of all members of our community are heard and respected. President Velasquez, Chief Diversity Officer Alderete and I met with two members of the American Indian Studies Department to discuss 22 acres and the issue of moving land. A full recap of the meeting can be found in our most recent senate livestream, beginning at the 42-minute mark.

I'm excited to say that the Students of Color Conference will take place this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the USU Ballrooms. If you haven't already registered, click here to RSVP - this is an event you don't want to miss! Rise & Resist is all about giving YOU the tools to build coalitions of solidarity and rise against a variety of social issues. Become an influential agent of change in our society - come to Rise & Resist!

Have a great rest of your week, and we'll see you on Saturday!
Go Beach!
Mondays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Last Monday, the President's Cabinet met to discuss their recent efforts to expand outreach and work across campus to advocate for the students they represent. Topics included Day of Service, the upcoming Students of Color Conference, the Cal State Student Association, recent developments within student government and more.

Commissioner shared reports regarding their personal efforts to remove barriers and provide resources for the communities they represent. They also shared their upcoming goals in relation to student concerns and issues.

For more information on the President's Cabinet, check out their web page here .
Thursdays - 2:30 p.m. (USU 234)
The Lobby Corps met last Thursday to discuss their recent legislative visits, policy agenda, upcoming events, bills of interest and more.

Members of the Lobby Corps provided updates on other aspects of student government and how they relate to the efforts of the board. Cross-campus collaboration and meetings with important government officials were highlighted.

The Lobby Corps discussed the upcoming California Higher Education Student Summit, the Voter Registration Booth, which will be on campus on Nov. 13, and other important events on campus.

To learn more about the Lobby Corps, click here .
Tuesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Last Tuesday, the Board of Control (BOC) awarded funds to:
  • Delta Lambda Phi - Miss Green Gold Sorority
  • Claire Carlson - Classical Progesterone Receptor - SRC Kinase Signaling Complexes Are Dependent on Tyrosine 527 Dephosphorylation
  • Lauren Visconti - The Effect of Varying Doses of Omega-3 Supplementation on Markers of Muscle Damage After an Acute Bout of Eccentric Resistance Training
  • Michael Lam - The National Collegiate Honors Conference 2019

The board discussed their student travel fund policy, recent student government updates, upcoming events and individual work completed since their last meeting.

To learn more, check out BOC agendas and minutes here .
Wednesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)
Action Item Summaries

  • Action Item: PA #2020-16: Confirmation of Chief Government Relations Officer - Katherine Pham - CONFIRMED

  • Action Item: PA #2020-17: Confirmation of Commissioner for International Student Affairs - Debbie Catayong - CONFIRMED

  • Action Item: BOD #2020:24 - Confirmation of (1) Isabel Patterson Child Development Center Board of Trustees (IPCDCBOT) Trustee At-Large - Candy Redd - CONFIRMED

Report Summaries

  • ASI President Lizbeth Velasquez - Vice President Almahdi delivered the report on President Velasquez' behalf. The report included information on the Cal State Student Association and the upcoming California Higher Education Student Summit.
  • ASI Commissioner for Environmental Justice Sylvan Streightiff - reported on recent and upcoming meetings with various campus leaders, outreach to relevant student organizations and events that involve environmental advocacy.
  • ASI At-Large Senators - the senators provided individual reports on their recent efforts to address the concerns of their constituents. Senators At-Large cover issues regarding housing, athletics, and graduate and transfer students.

To learn more about the Senate, visit their web page here .
Wednesdays - 3:30 p.m. (USU 234)

  • CSULB Faculty for Hospitality Management Michelle Pecheck

New Business

  • There was no new business.


  • ASI President Lizbeth Velasquez
  • ASI University Student Union Board of Trustees (USUBOT) Chair Xan Balayan
  • ASI Beach Pride Lead Leanna Meyers
  • ASI Isable Patterson Child Development Center (IPCDC) Director Alec Colchico
  • CSULB Associate Vice President Division of Student Affairs Dr. Jeff Klaus - Wheeled Pathways
  • ASI Executive Director Dr. Miles Nevin
  • ASI College Senators
ASGV Senate Chambers USU