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29S-01 The Social Programs Task Force Act UC President Senan Ebrahim ‘12 UC Vice President Bonnie Cao ‘12 Whereas undergraduate social life at Harvard has many areas for improvement, and Whereas the student body looks to the UC to improve social life on campus, and Whereas several UC members are interested in participating in the planning and execution of social events, and Whereas the mid-semester balance of the Grants Fund is 214,256.18, and Whereas student groups have spoken in support of UC-planned social programming and indicated their interest in working with the UC on new programs; Be it therefore resolved that the Council create a Social Programs Task Force to be charged with implementing a series of social events between February 1, 2011 and May 1, 2011; and Be it further resolved that the Task Force be comprised of a Chair and between five and fifteen members, all members of the Council; and Be it further resolved that the Task Force Chair be Crystal Trejo (Quincy ‘13), as chosen by a vote of the Executive Board following an open application process; and Be it further resolved that the Chair include any interested members on the Task Force, with a goal of representing all five Standing Committees; and Be it further resolved that the Chair of the Task Force serve as a non-voting member of the Executive Board and present updates on the Task Force’s work for no more than one minute following the committee updates at each Council meeting; and Be it further resolved that the Task Force events shall be selected, planned and executed autonomously by the Task Force, in collaboration with the College Events Board, First Year Social Committee, Harvard Concert Commission, the Harvard Foundation, and a variety of student groups at the Task Force’s discretion; and Be it further resolved that the Student Initiatives Committee continue to work with Athletics to boost school spirit by planning events at athletic competitions; and Be it further resolved that the Student Life Committee work with President Emeritus Johnny Bowman ‘11 to develop recommendations regarding social space based on survey results from Fall 2010; and Be it further resolved that $10,000 be allocated from the Grants Fund to fund the activities of the Task Force; and Be it further resolved that any unspent money that has not been earmarked for specific expenses by the Task Force as of April 17, 2011 be rolled back into the Grants Fund by April 20, 2011. Executive Board Docketed: Unanimous Consent


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