The November 13th meeting began with a special presentation from Perry F. Dripps, the program coordinator at the Sustainability Institute. Perry spoke about a number of strategies that GPSA members can utilize in order to help make Penn State a more sustainable university.
In Executive Reports, President Claire Kelling spoke on a number of topics affecting graduate students, including best communication practices among liaisons, working to promote the upcoming town hall event, and correcting mistakes with administrative pay. Treasurer Alex Zhao spoke about the allocation process for the upcoming year, and encouraged delegates to propose ideas for events for the upcoming semester.
In New Business, two new delegates were confirmed with unanimous consent. Emma Robertson and Melanie Ouma will serve as delegates for the Law School and are eager to get started with their roles. Bill 69-14 passed with unanimous consent in order to approve the after-hours bowling event.
In reports, Amanda Burton shared that the Advocacy and Human Diversity Committee is working on a statement for inclusion. The Programming committee also shared information about the upcoming Winter Gala.