2006-02-23 Meeting Minutes


CSSS Meeting Minutes Thursday, February 23, 2006; 5:00pm @ CSSS Office Roll Call: Arash, Nakisa, Jamie, Peter, Mark S., Tristan, Eugene, Andrew R., James, Mark L., Rachel, Derrick, Charles, Jake

1.0 Exec Photo

  • Sunday Feb. 26, 4pm @ Evangelos Photography -> 3156 West Broadway, near MacDonald
  • execs and reps both invited
  • will be formal wear
  • Enigma for dinner afterwards

2.0 Grad Gift/Class Act

  • collect donations from graduating students, amount will be matched by the department
  • photocopier? ask department what they would like

3.0 Grad Event

  • boat cruise? (James)
  • hold it a week before class ends
  • Saturday April 1 - tentative
  • probably get 100 tickets, never sell out
  • hopefully charge less to encourage greater attendance

4.0 Women in Computing Movie Night

  • Friday March 24, 5:30pm @ CS Board Room
  • probably order sushi
  • expect 20-30 people in attendance
  • sponsorship?
  • 24% of CS students at UBC are women, one of the highest rates in Canada

5.0 Beer Garden Post Mortem

  • same turn out as last time
  • worked out better by using the entire lounge

6.0 Game Night

  • dual XBox 360, board games, poker
  • Friday March 17
  • tentative

7.0 CS-MIS IT Night

  • 8 companies so far, space for 15 total
  • 35 tickets for CS, 35 for MIS
  • MIS setting up website for registration
  • suggest getting registrees to pick up a physical ticket
  • we need to pick a speaker

8.0 Student Excellence Service Award

  • 3 awards, $500 each
  • nominate fellow CS student, approach a professor for reference letter
  • due March 31

9.0 Yearbook

  • trying to find out details
  • submit pictures to yearbook(at)thecube.ca

10.0 Exec Elections

  • March 13-17 accepting nominations, vote March 21-22
  • vote for president, vp external, vp internal, treasurer, secretary, SUS rep, social coordinator x2
  • apply for webmaster -> let next year’s exec choose
  • let next year’s exec choose all the reps (sports, BCS, 1st/2nd/3rd/4th year)

11.0 Project Video

  • contact Nakisa if know anyone who is interested in making a 2-10 minute video of their CS project

12.0 Evangelos Gift Certificates

  • have draws for all
  • 3 for Class Act donators
  • 1 for yearbook picture submittors
  • 5 for boat cruise

13.0 Exam Database

  • Paul says it sounds good, will find out more from department decisions

14.0 Digital Camera

  • do we need to buy one?
  • probably not, execs can bring their own