Senate Committees

 

Each Senate committee is made up of at most twelve senators, as well as the President Pro Tempore or their designee. Committees meet in the Senate Workroom, which is in the SGA Office on the 2nd floor of the Student Union.

If you decide to attend a meeting, after submitting your allocation requests through Knight Connect, please do not arrive earlier than 30 minutes before the posted meeting time(s). If you are unable to attend, you must email the Chairperson of the Committee to ask them to represent you, provided you follow up via email before the scheduled meeting time(s).

Financial Training

RSO’s and individuals need to complete A&SF Financial Training each year prior to requesting funding. The reference guides provided below are for information purposes only, please refer to A&SF Financial Training website for more information or to sign up for training.

Financial Training 1 FY17-18

Financial Training 2 FY17-18

Financial Training 3 FY17-18

Things to Remember FT 17-18

Financial Allocations for Organizations Committee (FAO)

The FAO Committee is responsible for overseeing the Senate Working Fund. It allocates money from these accounts to registered student organizations. FAO hears all allocations and bills on campus for events, performances, and more. The FAO Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.

It is recommended by the Financial Allocations for Organizations (FAO) Committee that DJ services utilize OSI’s Knights of the Turntable. All other services used require additional justification.

Meeting Time: WED @ 4:30PM

David Sidhom

FAO Chair
sga_fao@ucf.edu

[ OFFICE HOURS ]

Kirk Dourvetakis

FAO Vice Chair
sga_hpa2@ucf.edu

Ari Bell

FAO Representative
sga_orc@ucf.edu

Conference, Registration, and Travel Committee (CRT)

The CRT Committee is the sister fiscal committee to the FAO Committee. CRT is responsible for overseeing the Registration and Travel Account. CRT approves allocations and bills for travel, registration, and conference expenses for individual UCF students and registered student organizations. The CRT Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.

Meeting Time: MON @ 3:30PM

Joseph Cubow

CRT Chair
sga_crt@ucf.edu

[ OFFICE HOURS ]

Emmanuel Gabriel-Ohanu

CRT Vice Chair

sga_ecs4@ucf.edu

Lauren Phillips

CRT Representative
sga_orc@ucf.edu

Operations Review Committee (ORC)

The ORC reviews and investigates the use of all funds allocated through the Activity and Service Fee to ensure that they are being used properly, as well as handles all Post-Funding Forms. The ORC Committee also reviews and makes changes to the Finance Code (Title VIII). The ORC Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.

Meeting Time: TUE @ 3:00PM


Corey Marcous

ORC Chair
sga_orc@ucf.edu


Forrest McClellan

ORC Vice Chair
sgaecs7@ucf.edu

Legislative, Judicial, and Rules Committee (LJR)

The LJR Committee reviews legislation and recommends changes concerning the Student Government Constitution, Student Body Statutes, and Senate Rules. The LJR Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.

Meeting Time:  MON @ 2:00PM

Joseph Davis

LJR Chair
sga_ljr@ucf.edu

[ OFFICE HOURS ]

Rick Schoppe

LJR Vice Chair

sgahpa7@ucf.edu

Elections and Appointments Committee (E&A)

The E&A Committee interviews and passes favorably or unfavorably appointments made by the Student Body President. The E&A Committee is also responsible for reviewing and making changes to the Elections Statutes (Title VI). The E&A Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.

Meeting Time: MON @10:30AM

Kayla Goldfarb

E&A Chair
sga_ea@ucf.edu

[ OFFICE HOURS ]

Antione Fields

E&A Vice Chair

sga_cah1@ucf.edu

Student Body Advocacy Committee (SBA)

The SBA Committee debates, amends, and passes (favorably or unfavorably) all measures advocating on behalf of the student body in regards to student, university, and legislative affairs. The SBA Committee also debates, amends, and passes (favorably or unfavorably) the Legislative Priorities of the Student Government Association. The SBA committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via senator request.

Meeting Time: TUES @ 1:00PM


Robert Sells

SBA Chair
sgasba@ucf.edu

Emilia Kosonen

SBA Vice Chair

sga_cah2@ucf.edu