The SGA Appropriations Committee
The Appropriations Committee is a standing committee of the Student Senate within the SGA who allocate student fee dollars to organizations who present plausible and prudent cases for need. Since the abolition of the annual funding process in 2010, student organizations file funding requests for trips and events that fall beyond the scope of thier organizational budget and provide substantial value for the student body. Appropriations takes into consideration those requests on a weekly basis when school is in session, ensuring that the request hews to state and University policies and guidelines as well as good fiscal sense. Recommendations made by Appropriations are seldom in favor of full funding and are subject to amendment by higher authorities; nonetheless, the student organization is encouraged to maintain communication throughout the entire process to ensure the best mutually acceptable outcome possible.
Chair: Veronique Pope
Contact: Veronique Pope at POPEV09@students.ecu.edu
Rules & Judiciary: Considers all Bills and Resolutions before they are presented to the Undergraduate Student Senate. They make suggestions and recommendations for each bill or resolution to the originating committee. They provide recommendations for all appointments that require vote of the Undergraduate Student Senate. Recommendations are based solely on due process, which is defined by the designated branch requesting the appointment. They interview potential candidates during the Senator Replacement Process and recommend candidates to the Senate for vote.
Chair: Daniel Thornton
Contact: Daniel Thornton at SGAPROTEMP@ecu.edu
Student Welfare: The student welfare committee focuses on the student experiences as a whole with the university. They examine all university policies, procedures, and projects that affect the student body as a whole. Recommendations of university plans are submitted to the Undergraduate Student Senate in the form of a bill or resolution for review.
Chair: Aryn Baker
Communications and Public Relations: This Committee is responsible for public relations and communication within the senate and corresponding with the SGA Secretary on public relations and communication outside of the senate. They will promote the senate to the student body as well as promotion within the senate to be self aware and active.
Chair: Heather Wiles