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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Nov 12 2010 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes (Download)
OHSU Student Council (SC)
11/12/10, 12:00-1:30pm
Location: BRB 381

I. Welcome:
Charlie: Student Council meetings will operate with the goal of finishing by 1:00 the most important issues will be addressed towards the beginning of the meeting.
II. Approval of Past Minutes:
June, September, and October minutes were approved.
III. Services Updates:
Student Newsletter:
Vijay has 15 articles, though he would like more articles from student council members.
The next issue will come out in December.
Student Health Advisory Committee:
The Student Health Center will expanding into a new space; more space is needed for an IV hydration room the area must be vacated by Dec 15th.
AETNA waiver process may be amended to be more user friendly.
At the last meeting, the impacts of the healthcare reform on OHSU student health plan Derek speculates that premium will go up.
Extension of coverage?
Physical therapy, etc.
All preventative care received outside of OHSU will be covered 100% by insurance. Currently, these procedures are only 100% covered when performed by OHSU Student Health.
STI screening, high cholesterol treatment, drug abuse, diabetes, women’s health, etc.
These procedures/treatments are covered on campus, but students will now have the option of obtaining care outside of OHSU.
This policy will take effect August 2011.
Student Center Planning Committee:
Bookstore is moving from the second floor to the first floor (beginning end of February, completed by the end of March).
The space will become a “game space.”
Computer stations will also move to the second floor.
There are plans to replace the gym floor
Acoustic tiling will be added to Nucleus Global to dampen sound.
Open Saturdays 9:00-5:00 pm usage has been limited.
A new artist will be featured until February, at which time a new artist will be featured until July.
If artists are interested in being featured, they can contact Karen Seresun.
11/16/10 SOM “speed dating” session at 6:00 pm.
11/19/10 SOM “speed dating” session at 6:00 pm.
Media room: Copyright infringement concerns. Students can no longer show videos on a “drop-in” basis a licensing procedure must be followed prior to the viewing of a movie.
Licensing fees may be waived if a professor is in attendance.
Dental School ASDA Vendor Fair:
Thursday, November 19th 6:00-8:00 pm. The gym will close at 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 19th during set-up.
Trailblazer game on Nov. 4th:
About 60 people attended mostly dental students.
Thursday, December 9th, 7:30
The next meeting is 11/16/10 from 12:00-2:00 pm.
March Wellness: New Classes see handout.
Lecture on VO2 Max and Endurance (see flier).
Mindful Strength Training class has been added to the schedule.
Ski Conditioning Workshop.
Freestyle Swim Clinic improving one’s stroke and swim fitness level (participants must be able to swim two lengths of the pool without stopping).
Register by calling or stopping by the front desk.
Wants to schedule a meeting with March Wellness to discuss the budget for next year.
Jackie Wirz (new employee; PhD in biochemistry) will facilitate student use of information inside and outside of the library she will teach classes about how students can use library resources when not on campus.
SON: Mondays from 10:00-2:00pm Loriee Hyde (library employee) will host open office hours on the 6th floor of the SON.
The library has liaisons assigned to every school and program at OHSU contact the library to get in touch with your school/program’s liason.
Incidental Fees:
School meetings (GSO, SOM, SOD, SON). Feedback will come in from schools and Student Center/March Wellness over Dec/Jan.
A report needs to be prepared for the OHSU president by February!
All incidental fee meetings must be public.
Two reps are needed from each school to sit on the committee to make incidental fee recommendations reps will be announced.
An online survey may also be put out in January.
Legislative Update:
Student Awards Banquet:
The Student of the Month Award is being discontinued (based on unanimous approval upon motion by Jordan Buhr) the funds which were originally allocated for this reward will now be applied to the Student Awards Banquet.
The details are currently vague more information will provided regarding cost allocation.
IV. Activities Updates:
Intramurals: (see Student Center Planning Committee above)
Halloween Party Report:
It was a successful event; Jesse appreciated assistance with set-up/clean-up.
All-Hill Ski Trip:
Fliers will go up next week January 7th-9th, 2011 at Sun River.
A student representative from each school is needed this person will manage sign-ups and payments for their respective school.
Check will be due ($55 for students, $65 for spouses; 40% is subsidized by Student Council) mid-December (date TBA).
Drinks at the party will be subsidized in an effort to limit outside alcohol being brought into the facility (with hopes of limiting the security presence at the event)
V. New Business:
Community Outreach Coordinator
There is a lack of coordination between faculty and students. Ali Christi wants to be the coordinator for all the different groups at OHSU. Ali will provide details of the position at the next meeting.
Funding Request – SOM had a doctor who served in Haiti talk about her experience. SOM is requesting $350 to cover the speaker
Student council approved to cover the SOM cost
Discussion on budgeting funding requests – topic will be talked next time.
Funding Request – SOD wants to support the “Mission of Mercy,” oral health care mission to be held on Nov 22-23 at the Oregon Convention Center. Mission of Mercy helps provide dental procedures for under insured populations. Motion to donate $300.
Student Council approved to cover the event

Next Meeting: Friday, Dec 10, 2010, 12:00-1:30pm

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