1. Minutes of the last members’ meeting - these will be presented for approval as an accurate record of    Novembers Emerg...
www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012       #studentsdecide on Twitter
Becca, Operations Officer,            will be chairing the meeting         Her role is to help the meeting run smoothly, t...
When proposals are presented to themeeting there will often be peoplespeaking in favour of and against themThey have a lim...
Sometimes people want to add orremove sections from proposals…You can do this by submitting an amendment to BeccaThis will...
When you vote, you have three choices;       Vote in favour – if you agree with the proposal       Vote against – if you d...
Our guidelines aim to enable equal participation               & protect people from discrimination…The Union is committed...
You can submit ideas throughout the yearat www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide      www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2...
No experience or skills needed, just enthusiasm!Find out more at www.sussexstudent.com/itcouldbeme           www.sussexstu...
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  1. 1. 1. Minutes of the last members’ meeting - these will be presented for approval as an accurate record of Novembers Emergency Members Meeting2. Union update - you can ask the Full-time Elected Officers questions about; a. reports from the Full-time Elected Officers about what theyve been working on and plan to do b. the Unions financial statements from 2010/11 c. the Unions budget for 2011/123. Items for discussion submitted by students a. Closure of the Centre for Community Engagement b. Need for affordable campus accommodation c. Extreme energy & sustainable investment d. No indiscriminate boycott of Israel e. Cuts to local Council services f. Higher Education Bill g. Students’ Union use of animal entertainment venues www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  2. 2. www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  3. 3. Becca, Operations Officer, will be chairing the meeting Her role is to help the meeting run smoothly, to ensure that everyone can speak, that no one talks for too long and that the Union’s policies are upheld You can ask a question by raising your handwww.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  4. 4. When proposals are presented to themeeting there will often be peoplespeaking in favour of and against themThey have a limited amount of timeso the discussion is balancedYou can ask questions by raisingyour hand. We’ll bring amicrophone to you so people canhear www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  5. 5. Sometimes people want to add orremove sections from proposals…You can do this by submitting an amendment to BeccaThis will be presented to everyone at the meetingwho will then vote on whether or not to accept it www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  6. 6. When you vote, you have three choices; Vote in favour – if you agree with the proposal Vote against – if you disagree with the proposal Abstain from voting – if you don’t want to vote for or againstYou vote by raising your hand when asked by Becca. She will count the votes to decide whether the proposal is accepted or rejected www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  7. 7. Our guidelines aim to enable equal participation & protect people from discrimination…The Union is committed to providing an inclusive andsupportive environment without fear of racism, sexism,ableism, homophobia or any other form of discrimination… …we ask that every member pay attention to their conduct and behaviour and show respect to others……This includes listening to another’s point of view, using appropriate &respectful language at all times, and refraining from behaviour which canbe perceived to be aggressive, intimidating, offensive or discriminatory… If you feel these guidelines, the Students’ Union’s values or equal opportunities policy are being violated at any point please raise it with the Chair www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  8. 8. You can submit ideas throughout the yearat www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter
  9. 9. No experience or skills needed, just enthusiasm!Find out more at www.sussexstudent.com/itcouldbeme www.sussexstudent.com/studentsdecide2012 #studentsdecide on Twitter

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