University Center Policy Board Minutes
Friday, November 9, 2007
University Center – Bayou City Room
Members Present: Kevin Covington, Sam Dike, Marilyn Golub, Judah Johns, Micah
Kenfield, Meryl-Ina Kizzee, Dr. Theresa Monaco and Josh Sarkar
Members Absent: Carol Barr, Diane Bruxvoort, Brandon McFarland, David Rosen,
Utsavi Shah and Kenneth Stinson
Support Staff Present: Keith T. Kowalka, Cheryl Grew-Gillen and Linda G. Jauregui
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Chair Kenfield at 10:37AM.
First Business: Chair Kenfield moved the discussion of the new UC Marquee Resolution
to the beginning of the meeting so it could be put to a vote while a quorum was present.
A copy of the UC Marquee Resolution was handed out to all members. After a brief
discussion Chair Kenfield put the resolution to a vote. The resolution as written passed
II. Approval of Agenda
Agenda was approved.
III. Approval of Minutes
Minutes from October 12th were approved.
• Chalen Jackson, UC and Associated Facilities
Ms. Jackson introduced herself and stated that before she became the Graduate
Assistant for UC Events and Traditional Programs she did an internship over the summer
with the UC & Associated Facilities and worked closely with Mr. Kowalka and Ms.
Grew-Gillen. One of her assignments was to look at commuter services and see where
We/UH stands in providing services to commuter students. She then did a presentation
on the comprehensive look of all the work that she and others have done looking at
commuter services at the University of Houston. The University of Houston has a large
percentage of commuter students, approximately 84%, and there are opportunities to
make commuter services available to students that other institutions are already offering.
There was a hand