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Student Government by Mind Map: Student Government
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Student Government

Projects (David)

Broadcast Meetings on Main Stage Screen

Every Weekly Meeting, ACTION: Develop Plan for Broadcasts, Cara Says: I don't know about live broadcasts, but we can reserve the screen on any days there are not already events. We will need to chat about the broadcast option. I thought we had decided to forego this in favor of monthly socials/open meetings?

Social Events once per Month

Held in Student Center, Cara Says: Leigha and I already reserved space for this.

Coincides with General Meetings, Action: Develop plan for flow of meeting

September 13th, October 4th, November 1st, Action: If dates are available reserve the student center for Meetings

Volunteer Work in Community

Highway Cleanup, Research: Find out who to contact for signing up and requirements

Fire Station Fundraising, Decission: What form of fund raising and when/where to be held

Student Mentoring, Center Point, Contact: Dr. Kathleen Woodward for more information (Service Learning 1502)

ODIIR MLK Day Of Service, Contact: Check with Christie Cruise-Harper about event details

Habitat for Humanity, Research: Find local Chapter and contact for more information about helping

Environmental Awareness work for Earth Day, Friday April 22nd 2011, Decission: Need to decide on event details

Cram Jam

Decission: Choose if we want to reserve money to fund or wait and use any excess in budget

Outreach to Local High Schools

Targeting High School Student Councils, Contact: Talk to CRay about and Administration about what is possible and details about going forward

Team Building Excursion

Ropes Course?, How much money?, Contact: Find and contact local provider, How many SGA members will commit?, Cash Deposit to be given back when Students attend Excursion, Cara Says: Deposits are fine, I can either hold checks and only cash the no-show's checks, or deposit fund and cut checks back to students., Check with Cara

Promote Student Discounts

Promote Local Business Discounts for Students, Contact: Check with local business' to find out who offers discounts and how much., Taco Bell, Contact: Check with Taco Bell, My Pie, Contact: Check with My Pie

Promote Discounted Windows/Office Programs, Decission: Decide what method to promote MS discounted software

Apple Discounts, Contact: Check with Apple store about current student discounts

Child Care Partnership Program

Cara says: I'd need to know more about this before I can comment.

Change Graduation Ceremony Venue


Represent College to University System/SAC

Represent/Communicate with Students


Public Safety


Student Body

Other Schools

Finish Food Services Policy Reform

Pass New Constitution

Temporary Assisted Parking Service (TAPS)

Develop Sustainable SGA Website

Contest or Request to Computer Science/Design Students for Extra Credit for Wordpress Blog

Blood Drive

Spring & Fall Carnivals

Commit to Parliamentary Procedure

Procedure Training for SGA Members

Designate Parliamentarian

Organization (Andrew)

Office Organization

Filing System, Digital and/or Paper, Meeting Agendas, Exec Meeting Minutes, General Assembly Meeting Minutes, Finished Documents/Projects posted on website, Secure Paperwork (locked filing cabinets?), ACTION: Research Filing Cabinet Costs

Office Hours, To Be Announced

Officer Responsibilities, P, VP, S, T, Money, Budget Planning, ACTION: Email Cara to find out new budget, When will budgets get reset?

Coordinate Committees Work

Integrated Calendars, Preferred Option: Outlook

SGA Members Contact List, Executive Email Distribution List, Committee Member Distribution Lists, General Assembly Distribution Lists, ACTION: Figure out how to share distribution lists

Roberts Rules of Order

Approval of Previous Meetings Minutes

Give out training materials

Designate Parliamentarian

Learn and Enforce


Ad-Hoc Committees, Food Services, TAPS, Rideshare Program

Standing Committees (chair remains constant), Recruitment, High School Outreach, Campus/Public Relations, Blood Drive, Fall Carnival, Spring Carnival, Social Events, Fundraising, raffles, sell donated items, silent auction, selling pictures with holiday creatures, Child Care Partnership Program, Research Current discounts to GSC Students/Faculty


Things to be Added, Voting/Non Voting Members, Amendment/By-Law Process

People (Andrew)


President, Andrew Wilkinson

Vice President, Leigha Fouts

Secretary, Casey Fronek?

Treasurer, David Spencer

General Assembly

Website Admin, Daniel Bentley


Primary Demographics, Traditional, 2-year, Transfer to other Colleges, Commuter, Non-Traditional

Secondary Demographics, Growing number of 4-year students, NGSCU, Brenau, Lanier Tech

ACTION: Research Student Body Demographics

Student Organizations









as needed


Once per week, prepares for General Assembly

Decide on Executive Meeting Day/Time

General Assembly

Part of social event?

Every Monday at 12pm

Office Hour Consultations

Officers need to set Office Hours

Ice breaker/teambuilder

Goals (Leigha)

Engage with Student Body

More Face-to-Face interaction

Facebook Fan Page

SGA Website

Broadcast Weekly Meetings

Setup Suggestion Boxes

Write more pieces for the Compass

Become a more fun organization

Team Building

Build School Spirit

Support Intramural Sports

Community Service

Promote Student Organization Accomplishments

Develop closer ties to Community

Community Service

Community Events

Promote Local Business with GSC Student Discount, Action: Find places to serve the community

Develop Leadership Skills

Leadership Conferences, ASGA, GCLC, Governor's Mansion, GSC Leadership Conference

ACTION: find out the dates to these events

Guest Speakers @ meetings