Trinity College Meeting Minutes (1st)

September 26, 2016 | 8pm | The Buttery

  1. Call to Order – 8:19 pm
  2. Equity Statement and Land Acknowledgement
  3. Reports
    1. President of Trinity College
      1. The election for president is not democratically run
      2. He did not even try to win
      3. U of T was my second choice
      4. “I don’t know anything about the TCM”
    2. Heads of College
      1. Introduction and role of Head of College/external government
      2. Updates
        1. The St.George Student Union – SGSU, a student society, specifically for the St. George Campus
        2. Homecoming for University of Toronto happened; we beat York
        3. Pouring out – Julien Ferland, Emma Bailey, Shubhi Sahni
    3. Heads of Arts
      1. Past Events
        1. O-week, thank you to all exec and leaders
        2. Trinditions Week
        3. Heads Pub
        4. Happy Birthday Massey
        5. Whit Open House
      2. Upcoming events
        1. Graffiti Tour
        2. Heading to opera; Norma by Vincenzo Bellin – tickets will be subsidized
        3. FNL at the ROM
    4. Heads of Non-Residence Affairs
      1. Past Events
        1. TCM dinner
        2. The Princess Bride movie night
        3. Commuter Lounge during O-week
      2. Upcoming events
        1. The Pursuit of Happiness next movie night (will be weekly)
        2. NRAC pre-TCM dinners to continue
        3. NRAC goes to… 5-buck lunch at Hart House
        4. NRAC goes… Hiking – looking for suggestions
        5. NRAC Halloween Pub Night
    5. External Governance
      1. Sarah Harrison, UTSU Representative
        1. Introduction to CFS, represent all universities in canada, supposed to lobby of lower tuition fees – don’t do any of this, lack of transparency, money has gone missing
        2. U of T wide campaign to quit CFS – referendum in October
        3. Sign sheets going around to support campaign
        4. Contact Sarah Harrison, or Heads of College, Nish Chankar or Anthony Marchese to sign the campaign or for more information
      2. Motion to endorse UDecide campaign
        Motioned: Sarah Harrison
        Seconded: Anthony Marchese

        1. Passed
    6. TCM Treasurer
      1. Introduction to role of TCM Treasurer
        1. Reimbursement, prevent overspending
        2. Reimbursing everything within one week
      2. Asking students to get involved in either the TCBS, SCCC election or in TCM
      3. Next FC will be passing non-levied club budgets, $500 – $600 for next FC
      4. Student Budget is based on the projection of $1750 to prevent overspending
      5. Come visit during Office Hours
    7. Finance Committee Chair
      1. Passed all Head’s Budgets, levied clubs budgets
      2. Oct 3: non-levied Club budgets
    8. TCBS Chair
      1. Passed non-levied club mandates in past TCBS meeting
      2. Set social calendar for the year
      3. Motion to externalize and pass mandate of TC James Bond Society
        Motioned: Dario Toman
        Seconded: Alex McKeever
      4. Dario:
        – Has been around for 20 years
        – The mandate was failed in camera session at the TCBS
        – Pushing for James Bond appreciation
        – Less alcohol will be involved this year
        – Passing mandate is not same as passing budget

        1. Passed
      5. Motion to externalize and pass mandate of TC Chess Club
        Motioned: Edward Smith-Windsor

        1. Passed
    9. TCM Auditors
      1. Introducing the Role of Auditors
      2. Failed audits are bad; harmful to clubs and treasurers – they will lose signing authority for a year
      3. Club Treasurers should keep receipts safe
      4. Both physical and digital copies of receipts are allowed
      5. Asking TCM to reconsider role of deputy Auditors
      6. Audits passed:
        1. TCLI (Summer/Winter)
        2. TCDS (Summer)
        3. Salterrae (Winter)
        4. SHAA (Winter)
        5. TCVS (Winter)
        6. NRAC (Summer/Winter)
  4. Call for Conversat Proposals
    1. Introduction to Conversat, formal Ball held in February
    2. Email Conversat Proposals to trinitycollegelit@gmail.com by noon on Friday, October 21
    3. Facebook event will also be made
  5. Amendment of TCMHI Budget
    1. President of TCMHI
      1. Relocation of $300 to Safe Talk, Dean’s Office has decided to contribute the Safe Talk
      2. $110 out of the $300 will be for upcoming screening
    2. Passed
  6. Elections
    1. Tech Curators (2)
      1. Anthony: Explains the role of the TCM Curators and the Honorarium ($75)
      2. Nominations:
        1. Jerry Shiu – Elected
        2. Avery Albert – Elected
    2. Third Year Head (Male, Residence) (1)
      1. Nominations:
        1. Stanley Chia – Elected
        2. Arjun Gandhi
    3. SCCC Members at Large (3)
      1. Motion to motivate – Passed
        Amendment to 30 second speaking time – Passed
      2. Nominations:
        1. Edward Smith-Windsor
        2. Kendra Dempsey
        3. Andrew Irwin
        4. Aceel Hawa – Elected
        5. Esme Lafleur
        6. Alexander Sapp
        7. Anna Trikas – Elected
        8. Jerry Shiu – Elected
    4. SCCC First Year Members (2)
      1. Nominations:
        1. Emily Wusch – Elected
        2. Arwin Workman
        3. Grace Henney – Elected
        4. Charlie Wong
        5. Mclean
    5. EQC Non-Res Members (2)
      1. Motion to motivate – Passed
        Amendment to 30 second speaking time – Passed
      2.  Nominations:
        1. Pri Sharma – Elected
        2. Amanda Cutinha
        3. Sarah Millman – Elected
    6. EQC First Year Members (2)
      1. Sarhima C
      2. Arunoshi
      3. Charlie Huang – Elected
      4. Natashia Cunya
      5. Mclean – Elected
      6. Yuri Zhou
    7. EQC Members at Large (4)
      1. Amanda Cutinha – Elected
      2. Stanley Chia – Elected
      3. Ally Lu
      4. Leila Martin – Elected
      5. Melissa
      6. Yuri Zhou – Elected
      7. Aisha Ryan
      8. Kevin Hang
    8. Ratification of CRC Appointed Members (2)
      1. Sarah Harrison – Passed
      2. Dario Toman – Passed
    9. Motions
      1. BIRT The TCM Chair write a letter to the Office of the Dean of Students expressing support for subscribing to 10 copies each of the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star each weekday
        Motioned: Aliraza Asrani
        Seconded: Basil Southey

        1. Luis Lopez : What newspapers will be ordered?
          Ali: The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star
        2. Jerry Shiu: There are newspapers in the library already
          Ali: The newspapers are not user-friendly
        3. Leila: What cost?
          Ali: $661.50 for Globe and Mail and $551.25 for Toronto Star
        4. Passed
    10. Other Business
      1. Anthony Marchese: Asking first years to come to the next TCM
      2. Motion to Adjourn
        Motioned: Anthony Marchese
        Seconded: Luis Lopez
    11. Adjourned – 10:06 pm