Associated Students, Inc. is made up of eight student committees:
The Academic Committee is responsible for administering the rGrant program and addressing matters pertinent to the academic needs of Fresno State students. Students who currently serve on the ASI Academic Committee include: Senator Alex Gallo (Chair); Marithza Garcia (Vice Chair), Senator Ga-Lhiel Dillard, and Primavera Martinez. Academic Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 313 at 5:00pm.
The Activities Committee is responsible for planning events and activities which enhance the student experience and overall spirit of the University. Students who currently serve on the ASI Activities Committee include: Senator Cora Cha (Chair); Senator KC Rivera (Vice Chair), Lauryn Flores and Daniel Pixel. Activities Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 314 at 5:00pm.
The Executive Committee consists of all four executive officers and is responsible for the strategic planning of the organization. Students who currently serve on the ASI Executive Committee include: ASI President Timothy Ryan (Chair), Executive Vice President Blake Zante, VP of Finance Brandon Sepulveda, VP of External Affairs Connor Esraelian. Executive Committee meets every Thursday in the USU, room 316 at 8:00am.
The Finance Committee is responsible for preparing and reviewing the annual budget and making fiscal recommendations. This committee works closely to review, allocate and recommend funding for ASI Sponsored Activity grants. Students who currently serve on the ASI Finance Committee are: VP of Finance Brandon Sepulveda (Chair), Senator Kaile Hunt (Vice Chair), Senator Lemuel Rivera, Joti Mann and Julia Zuniga. Finance Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 312 at 6:00pm.
The Legal Committee is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations pertinent to ASI policies, procedures and legal matters. Students who currently serve on the ASI Legal Committee include: Senator Ishaq Ali (Chair), Blake Smothermon (Vice Chair), Executive Vice President Blake Zante, Senator Mike Nzambi and Jennifer Vang. Legal Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 314 at 4:00pm.
Legislative Affairs Committee
The Legislative Affairs Committee is responsible for serving and protecting the collective interests of students on local, state and federal issues affecting Fresno State students. Students who currently serve on the ASI Legislative Affairs Committee include: VP of External Affairs Connor Esraelian (Chair), Chelsee Jacinto (Vice Chair), Senator Nick Georgouses, Senator Cameron Lane and Danielle Richman. Legislative Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 314 at 4:00pm.
The Personnel Committee is responsible for making appointment recommendations to all vacancies in ASI. This committee plays an important role in shared governance by recommending students to Fresno State committees. Students who currently serve on the ASI Personnel Committee include: President Abigail Hudson (Chair); Senator Simone Leighty; Senator Ian Troupe. Personal Committee meets every other Wednesday in the USU, room 314 at 5:00pm.
The Student Court hears cases regarding all ASI election disputes.
Full List of Campus-Wide Committees
|Committee Name||Description||Meeting Time||Meeting Regularity||Students Needed||Student||Committee Chair|
|Academic Senate||Governing body for issues about faculty and curriculum.||Abby Hudson||Kevin Ayotte firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Policy||Deliberative Committee in regards to academic policy.||2:15pm-3:30pm||Every Thursday||Nicholas Stephens||James Mullooly email@example.com|
|Academic Information Technology||Consultative Committee for academic information technology planning, procedures, policies.||Mondays 1:00-2:30||Weekly||1||Nichola Stephens||Otto Benavidas: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Academic Standards and Grading||Monitors maintenance of grading standards appropriate to courses offered.||David Kinnunen: email@example.com|
|Library||Monitors, through AP&P policies related to collections, services, and facilities of Henry Madden Library.||Kris Clarke: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|sub: Undergraduate Academic Program Review||Reviews undergraduate academic program policy and procedures and makes recommendations
for the review
|TBD||When Called||2||Kelli Kennedy||Randy Perry: email@example.com|
|sub: Research||Will interpret and apply existing policy to make recommendations of university research matters to VPAA||TBD||When Called||1||Jeff Cummins: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|sub: Undergraduate Curriculum||Review policy and procedures.||Josh Dowell||Keith Clement: email@example.com|
|sub: Service Learning||Review policy and procedures||TBD||When Called||1 or 2||Carolina Lopez & Lilliana Toste||Chris Fiorentino: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Executive Committee||Responsible for the participation of the faculty in university governance and assist Academic Senate.||Kevin Ayotte: email@example.com|
|Committee for Faculty Equity Diversity||Monitors faculty issues related to equal opportunity , discrimination, and harassment.||Andrew Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|General Education||Evaluate and approve courses for inclusion in the GE program.||12:10pm-2:00pm||10/30/2015 11/13/2015 and 12/11/2015||2||Kelli Kennedy & Amy Tang||Paul Crosbie: email@example.com|
|IRA||Makes decisions on allocation of the IRA funds and reviews applications.||Rahul Nunna Anthony Farnesi||Abby Hudson: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kremen School of Education Budget Committee||Felicity Troupe|
|Student Academic Petitions||Hearing body for the student grade protest and acts on deviations from academic requirements||9:00am-11:00am||Thursday||Maria Ramierz & Jaime Maturino|
|Student Health Advisory Committee|
|Accessible Technology Initiative||Help in carrying out EO926 by developing guidelines, implementation strategies, tools and resources.||Simone Leighty||Janice Brown: email@example.com|
|sub: Instructional Materials||TBD||When Called||1||Rahul Nunna||Kevin Ayotte: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Athletic Corp Board of Directors||Determines athletics activities on campus.||Cameron Patterson||Anessa Leydig: email@example.com|
|Athletic Corp Budget Committee||Prepares, reviews, and recommends budget to Athletic Board of Directors.|
|Athletic Advisory Council||Serves as communication link between student athletes, the Athletic Department administration,
and the campus
for student-athlete welfare.
|Cameron Patterson||Anessa Leydig: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Recreation Sports and Fitness Advisory Council||Makes recommendations regarding SRC and Pool Complex.||Cameron Patterson|
|Association Board of Directors||Meets on Auxiliary issues.||Abby Hudson||Debbie Astone: email@example.com|
|Dining Services Advisory Committee||Discusses dining services on campus.||Debbie Astone: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|University Student Union Board of Directors||Discusses decisions affecting USU and SSU.||Abby Hudson|
|Maddy Institute Board of Directors||Discusses Maddy Institute policies. Prefers a Maddy Intern.||Tim Ryan||Ana Jovel Melendez: email@example.com|
|Food Advisory Committee||Abby Hudson & Nick Stephens|
|President Enrollment Management Group||Provides advice to president in effective enrollment management policies and addresses
educational needs of the
local, regional, and state student population.
|Kait Sims||Michelle Nelson: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Graduate||Discusses matters of graduate education, curriculum, and planning/research.||Tuesday 2:00pm-3:00pm||Weekly||1||Marilyn Wilson: marilynw@csufresno|
|Personnel||Deliberative body of the Academic Senate on personnel policy.||Thursdays 9:00am-11:00am||Weekly||1||Brian Tsukimura: briant@csufresno|
|Student Affairs||Deliberative body of the faculty on student affairs and services.||10:00am-11:00am||September 9th
|3||Blake Zante Amy Tang||Marianne Jackson: email@example.com|
|University Budget||Discussed budget ad resources items pertaining to instructional budget, allocation
of faculty positions, allocation of
space, athletic budget, facilities planning.
Beginning Sept. 2
|1||Blake Zante||Robert Maldanado: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Campus Fee Advisory Committee||Advises on fees to be implemented on campus.||Kait Sims & Francisco Escamilla||Lydia Duarte: email@example.com|
|Student Success Taskforce||Oversights factors that contribute to the success of students on campus.||Lydia Duarte: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alcohol Safety Committee||Provides alcohol education on campus.||Madi Prettyman & Simone Leighty||Lydia Duarte: email@example.com|
|Student Communications Committee||Seeks better ways to communicate information to students.||Francisco Escamilla||Lydia Duarte: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Resident Hall Association||Encourages development of community in University Courtyard through leadership, service,
(see RA application dates)
|When Called||2||Felicity Troupe||Tyler Miller: email@example.com|
|Collegian Governing Board|
|Programs for Children Board of Directors||Meet on Fresno State Auxiliary issues pertaining to programs for children on campus.||Taylan Bennett|
|Richter Center Advisory Committee||Annually assess the activities and progress of the Jan and Bud Richter Center for
Community Engagement and
Service-Learning at Fresno State.
|Abby Hudson||Chris Fiorentino: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Campus and Community Response Team||Works to elevate awareness of violence and develop prevention and intervention program for the campus.||Ian Troupe & Madi Prettyman||Francine Oputa: email@example.com|
|Writing Competency||Ethan Moreno???|
|Campus Planning Committee||Works on short and long plans for the physical development of the campus.||Fridays 8:00am-9:30am||Sept. 25
|Taylan Bennett||Esther Gonzalez: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|President’s Commission on Disabilities and Access||Provides insight on issues pertaining to students, faculty, and staff with disabilities and ensuring ADA compliance.||1:00pm-2:00pm||September 21st
|Rachel Doherty||Lor-Rae-Raus: email@example.com|
|President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity||Assist in implementing a 5-year diversity plan for the campus.||Tiana Arredondo & May Yang||Vicki Hensel: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Information and Educational Technology Coordinating Council (IETCC)||Prepares a plan for education technology.||8:00am-9:00am||October 13th December 2 February 11 May 5||Gabrial Cruz||Cynthia Dolan: email@example.com|
|Integrated Marketing and Communications Steering Committee||Acts as a support to University Communications by advising, researching, and assisting
strategic planning and
communication efforts, and making recommendations.
|Sept. 23 9:00am-10:00am
Nov. 16 11:00am-12:00pm
|Sept. 23 9:00am-10:00am
Nov. 16 11:00am-12:00pm
|Anthony Farnesi||Shirley Armbruster: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|WASC Executive Committee||Same as WASC||Thursdays 11:00-12:00||When Called||1 undergraduate and 1 graduate. Preferably same as WASC.||Abby Hudson||Dennis Nef: email@example.com|
|WASC||TBD||October||1 undergraduate and 1 graduate. Preferably same as WASC Executive.||Abby Hudson||Dennis Nef: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Student Affairs: Remediation||Samantha Foley||Andy Hernandez: email@example.com|
|Student Affairs: Class Availability||Blake Zante||Maxine McDonald: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Student Affairs: High Advising Rations & Uneven Student to Advisor Ratios in College||Jeecjyot Singh Chhabda||Selena Castro: email@example.com|
|Student Affairs: Campus Employment||Blake Zante||Debbie Young: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Student Affairs: Future Best Practices for Student Success||Tim Ryan||VPSAEM Frank Lamas: email@example.com|
|Student Affairs: First Year Experience||Christian Sarabia||Selena Castro: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Food Security||Abby Hudson|
|Title IX Multidisciplinary Review||Kelli Kennedy & Simone Leighty|
|Food Service Advisory||Abby Hudson|
|JCAST Dean Search Committee||Josh Dowell||Dennis Nef: email@example.com|
|ASI Activities||Plan campus events and activities.||Megan Anderson & Mohammad Alqanas|
|ASI Legal||Reviews ASI policies and procedures.||Ashlee Bain & Monica Smart|
|ASI Academic||Oversees allocation of rGrant funds for student research projects and addresses matters
needs of students.
|Daniel Ashley & Chelsee Jacinto|
|ASI Personnel||Works with the ASI President and EVP to recommend all ASI appointments and other organizational issues.||Connor Esraelian & Essence Harris|
|ASI Finance||Works to approve ASI funding applications and helps develop ASI budget.||Brandon Sepulveda & Jessica Brar|
|ASI Legislative||Coordinates voeter education and review legislative issues pertinent to the student body and higher education.||Corey Miracle & Sarah Pereira|