Article I: Purpose
A committee of McNeese State University students and faculty/staff will be established to regulate and to recommend to the University President the expenditures of the Student Technology Assessment funds.
Article II: Membership
The committee will be comprised of five students and five faculty/staff members:
Section 1: Students
Two representatives from the SGA Executive Branch, appointed by the SGA President with voice and vote Two SGA Senators, appointed by the SGA Senate chairperson with voice and vote One student at large not affiliated with any branch of SGA, from a college which is not represented by any other student in the committee, appointed by the SGA President with voice and vote
Section 2: Faculty/Staff
One representative from a departmental or university-wide computing center, appointed by the Chief Information Technology Officer with voice and vote One representative from University Computing Services with voice but no vote The Chief Information Technology Officer with voice but no vote One Academic Dean, appointed by the University President with voice and vote One full-time faculty member (excluding staff, department heads, deans, and other administration), appointed by the SGA President with voice and vote.
Article III: Meetings and Officers
Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised shall be the parliamentary authority. The committee chairperson will be elected from the student representation of the committee. The chairperson will vote only to make or break a tie. The committee will elect or appoint a secretary to record the minutes of the committee meetings. Committee meeting minutes will be filed in Frazar Memorial Library and the office of the Chief Information Technology Officer; copies will be provided to the University President, SGA President, and Internal Auditor.
Article IV: Student Technology Assessment Budget
The committee will review and approve yearly budget proposals to be submitted by the Chief Information Technology Officer each Fall semester. The approved yearly budget proposals will be reviewed and approved by the University President. The committee will review and approve progress of spending of the assessment no less than once a month. The committee must approve any expenditure exceeding $10,000. Use of TASC monies to secure debt, e.g., land issues, is strictly prohibited.
Article V: Creating and Revising By-laws
The committee will develop by-laws to govern policies of the committee. By-laws must be approved by a two-thirds vote of the entire committee. The committee may revise the by-laws by a two-thirds vote of the entire committee.
Article VI: Amending the Constitution
The creator of this constitution was the McNeese State University Student Government Association and the McNeese State University President. Any changes the constitution must be approved by the University President, SGA President, and a two-thirds vote of the SGA Senate.