PUBLIC COMMENT

Wolf pack dance marathon seeks participants

Savannah Showers from Wolf Pack Dance Marathon spoke to the Senate about the event that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network, and more specifically, Renown Children’s Hospital in Reno. She encouraged people to sign up for dance teams. Once teams are registered, they can start raising money for the event. The Wolf Pack Dance Marathon will be on March 10 starting at 2 p.m. and ends at midnight. Their goal is to raise $25,000, which is $5,000 more than their goal last year. To register for the dance marathon, visit the event’s website.

RESIGNATIONS

Director of Sustainability resigns

Steven McNeece, director of sustainability for ASUN, resigned this week during the Senate meeting. In his resignation letter, he did not provide a reason why he was leaving his position, but said “ASUN has provided me with numerous opportunities to learn and grow as a person over my last three years serving in various capacities and I will cherish these experiences forever.”

Brita Romans, a policy analyst for the Department of Legislative Affairs, also resigned as she was nominated to fill McNeece’s position.

APPOINTMENTS

Romans approved as new Director of Sustainability

President Noah Teixeira nominated Brita Romans to be the next director of sustainability. Teixeira let Spencer Schultz, Director of Legislative Affairs and Romans’ former boss, speak about her. Schultz said Romans was one of the most capable people he has ever met, she is a quick problem solver and believes she will be great for the position.

Romans said she wanted to bring more recycling programs and water bottle filling stations to campus, among other goals she has in the position. The Senate approved her appointment.

REPORTS

Free testing provided on World AIDS Day

Vice President Sebastian Atienza told the Senate that he is working on an event that would provide free testing to students in honor of World AIDS day. The event will take place on Friday, Dec. 1.

Atienza also announced that the Pack Internship Grant Program had just under 1,000 applications.

Elect Her registration exceeds expectations

Chief of Staff Carissa Bradley told the Senate that the Elect Her program had 66 applicants. Bradley, Speaker Hannah Jackson and other organizers of the program had hoped for 50 applicants. The program, which encourages women to run for student leadership positions, will be hosted on Saturday, Nov. 18.