At the last Council of Organizations meeting on Sept. 25, Student Association (SA) Productions nominations were made and discussed by the club representatives in attendance.
Alberto Aquino, the senate chair, said they are taking 15 nominations in total for the SA Productions committee but only 10 people will be elected for the positions.
Those nominated at the meeting were: Wendy Cohen, Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Shantel Mayris, Team Locates; Christine Picault, SA secretary; Alyssa Manfredo, WFNP The Edge radio station; Molly Thurston-Chase, Anthropology Club; Kellie Gainey, Tumblr University at New Paltz; Josh Fagen,Dumbledore’s Army; Joe Waterhouse, Club Baseball Team and Wes Hoen, New Paltz Climbing Club.
SA Productions hosts entertainment and other events on campus. Past events have included concerts featuring Nas and Gym Class Heroes, in addition to comedy shows. They have collaborated with student groups like Students for Sensible Drug Policy and others at annual events Rock Against Racism.
Shayna Bentley, Council of Organizations chair, made an announcement regarding how clubs can collaborate.
If organizations want to collaborate with other clubs in organizing a campus event, she said, they should to fill out what is called an event announcement form. The forms must be filled out prior to the event.
At the end of the meeting, Bentley said the next meeting will be held on Oct.17. At this meeting six more students will be nominated for SA Productions and Constituition and Rules Committee elections will also take place.