|Cornell University - Student Assembly||19789||No|
|Office of Student Government Relations||
Creation of the Office of Student Government Relations, which includes three branches: (1) City and Local Relations (currently the City and Local Affairs Committee of the Student Assembly), (2) State Government Relations, (3) Federal Government Relations.
|Office of the Student Advocate||
These amendments to the Student Assembly Bylaws seek to create an Office of the Student Advocate.
|Academic Policy Committee||
Researches, reviews, recommends, and develops projects to improve academic life for the student body; works closely with the Dean of Students and the Faculty Senate to ensure that students’ concerns related to academic policy are voiced effectively to university officials.
The Student Assembly Appropriations Committee reviews requests from the Student Assembly budget, recommends policies and guidelines for the undergraduate student activity fee, and oversees the Student Assembly Finance Commission.
|City and Local Affairs Committee||
Advocates on behalf of student interest at the city and county government levels; organizes events that foster a sense of engagement in the Ithaca community for Cornell students.
The Student Assembly Communications Committee links the assembly with its constituencies by conducting polls, referenda, forums, and hearings. It also publicizes the business and activities of the assembly.
|CUTonight Oversight Committee||
The charge of this ad-hoc committee is the oversight of CUTonight, assisting in rewriting and reforming the constitutions and funding guidelines of CUTonight and supporting recruitment and selection of new commissioners for the organization for the 2018-2019 term. The committee will not have a strict timeline and will work collaboratively with the Advisor and future commissioners of CUTonight to promote autonomy and success of CUTonight in the future.
|Dining Services Committee||
Reviews the policies and initiatives of Dining Services, with a focus on sustainability, nutrition, and student experience. Coordinates with student-led food system efforts across campus to make recommendations to Dining Services and the Assembly regarding changes to existing policies or the formulation of new policies.
Collects ideas, issues and concerns in the area of diversity and inclusion; works on implementable related policies. Implements United Student Body and subsequently reviews it during the process of implementation.
The elections committee is responsible for coordinating, publicizing, and overseeing undergraduate student elections for positions in the Student Assembly as well as four of six undergraduate positions in the University Assembly.
Creates new legislation and enforces past environmental legislation; provides environmental education and outreach in order to better inform students and the campus community about the environment and relevant issues.
The cabinet shall staff any vacant committee positions the Student Assembly (SA) is empowered to staff during meetings in early fall. The committee shall re-evaluate the committee application outreach plan at the end of every spring term. The committee shall also evaluate SA committees’ end of the year report, and determine if the SA committee and/or their composition need to be changed.
The Student Assembly Executive Committee coordinates the officers of the assembly to ensure the smooth operation.
|Financial Aid Review Committee||
The Student Assembly Financial Aid Review Committee examines financial aid policies and reviews their current status. Responsible for reviewing the guidelines of the Student Helping Students Fund and Summer Experience Grant, and for making decisions regarding the approval of grants.
|Infrastructure Fund Commission||
The Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund allocates roughly $75,000 every year to student-led infrastructure projects on Cornell's campus.
|Investigative Committee on Stewardship in IT Governance and Campus Printing System||
The committee is charged with the responsibility of investigating Cornell’s campus-wide printing system to issue recommendations to the S.A. and the Cornell Administration on improving the system’s pricing scheme, accessibility, and environmental sustainability. While maintaining its focus on the campus-wide printing system, the committee is also charged with broader inquiries into Cornell University’s stewardship in IT governance practices, and the lack of student involvement in such practices.
|Research & Accountability Committee||
The Student Assembly Research & Accountability Committee reviews requests regarding resolution research/background information, tentative amendments to Governing Documents, SA member conduct, SA Committee conduct, liaison obligations--in order to formulates reports and/or recommendations to the SA and select committees.
|Student Activities Funding Commission||
For more information about the SAFC, please visit their website: http://orgsync.rso.cornell.edu/org/safc/home
|Student Health Advisory Committee||
This is a joint committee of the Student Assembly, Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, and Cornell Health. Areas of focus for the committee include, but are not limited to, physical health, mental health, and outreach and communication.