On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the General Student Senate (GSS) held a meeting where they began the nomination process for representative positions.
The meeting began with the appointment of third-year Kate Kemper as a student senator.
Afterwards, Angela Fileccia from the University of Maine Counseling Center spoke about the many different services offered by UMaine. All appointments are free to both undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of previous sessions.
The Vice President of Financial Affairs Paige Allen reported that there is currently $105,190.23 of unallocated funds.
The Vice President for Student Entertainment Owen Hebda reported that they are beginning the process of the next campus concert.
The Vice President for Student Leadership Michael Delorge reported that he has reached out to the Career Center and Auxiliary Services in hopes of finding guest speakers for future GSS meetings. This week, Delorge will finalize a survey that will be sent out to students.
Wilde Stein representative Kristina Belaya reported that meetings will occur from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the multicultural center on Fridays this semester.
An act to allocate funds to the Franco-American Resource Opportunity Group was proposed in the amount of $2,250 for their trip to Quebec and would pay for lodging and travel expenses. This act was approved by the senate unanimously.
Another act was proposed to allocate funds to the Men’s Volleyball Club in the amount of $5,450 for their tournament in Kansas City, Missouri. This would pay for airfare, lodging and registration. The act was approved by the senate unanimously.