SGA discusses plans for upcoming mayoral forum
By James Ratcliff/@JamesR5767
The Student Government Association announced plans during their Feb. 12 meeting for the upcoming mayoral forum.
The bipartisan mayoral forum is set for Wed. Apr 1, at 6:00 PM, at the Main Campus Auditorium. Nine candidates confirmed their intentions to attend the forum, according to SGA President Andres Holliday.
Among the candidates scheduled to attend, as of Feb. 12, are Leticia Van De Putte, Mike Villarreal, Tommy Atkisson and Cynthia Brehm.
SGA senators discussed logos, merchandise and social media hashtags for promoting the mayoral forum, but did not take action.
During the meeting, SGA Vice President Sylvia Soto sought volunteers to help with the University’s booth at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.
The rodeo runs from Feb. 12 to Mar. 1. Volunteers can work from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays or 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekends.
Among other things discussed were the Career Fair, set for Feb. 24, future collaboration with the San Antonio Food Bank and an upcoming event with university president Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson.
The Senate scuttled a vote to induct new members into the SGA. Holliday adjourned the meeting approximately an hour after it began due to the senators not maintaining quorum.
According to CAB President Hoyt Garner, who called for quorum, half plus one of the SGA senators must be present for quorum to be met.
Six total senators serve the SGA, meaning four must be present to meet quorum. Only three senators remained at the time of adjournment.