Committee Chair: Ezaan Khan, Parliamentarian

Contact: sgaparliamentarian@wcsu.edu

The Operations and Governance Committee is a confidential closed committee that manages the Governing Documents and Judicial affairs within the SGA, Senators only. We expect our members to be professional and confident Senators who can manage complaints and judicial issues concerning other SGA members along with being creative and intuitive when it comes to making changes to SGA policy.

From the Bylaws (Article IV, Section 7)

  1. The Committee Chair of the Operations and Governance Committee shall be the Parliamentarian.

  2. The membership of the Operations and Governance Committee shall consist of a minimum of four (4) and maximum of six (6).

    1. The Operations and Governance Committee is a Closed Committee

  3. The voting membership shall consist of all members of the committee, excluding the Committee Chair unless in the event of a tie.

  4. The Operations and Governance Committee shall consider governing documents of student organizations and of the SGA.

  5. The Operations and Governance Committee convenes as a Judicial Board for Foundational matters only (not Appeals).

  6. The Operations and Governance Committee shall evaluate the fulfillment of the contractual duties of all SGA members and oversee discrepancies and disputes that may occur in regard to the Senator, Committee Chair, Representative, and Executive Board.

  7. Operations and Governance shall be responsible to review all Governing Documents for approval of the Senate by the last Senate of the semester.

    1. The review and approval of the Governing Documents may also be performed by the Intersession Senate.

  8. The Operations and Governance Committee will hold each member responsible, relating to their contractual obligations, and will be responsible for evaluating each SGA member performance (including Executive board members) with mid-term and end-of-semester evaluations.

  9. The Operations and Governance Committee will have Foundational jurisdiction over all actions concerning Senator, Committee Chair, Representative and Executive Board performance (including the Vice President of Internal Affairs), and stipend.

  10. Quorum shall be counted amongst all voting.

Hearing Results

11/22/21 – Representative Laiba Qureshi: Full Deduction from Stipend for Fall 2021

11/23/21 – Senator Charles Wimer: $60 Deduction from Stipend for Fall 2021

12/01/21 – Vice President Susie Asamoah: Removal from Position of Vice President