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Lawrence Committee – November Meeting Minutes

The next meeting will be the election meeting, on Monday December 12th at 7pm in the community room of Lawrence 14.

Minutes of the November 16, 2011 meeting:

Jose Azar
Ana Bell
Ozlem Bilgir Yetim
Josephine Duh
Wenwen Fang
Matthew Feldman
Phillip Isett
Sevil Cakir Kilincoglu
Hyungwon Kim
Yan Lau
Olivia Martel
Jakub Szefer
Jaroslav Trnka
Robin (Qing) Zhao

The following major issues were discussed:

  1. We are planning a movie night for next Monday.
  2. Some residents have voiced a concern with respect to the strength of the wireless Internet signal in building 1. If you are experiencing a weak signal, please let us know. Please also tell us in which apartment you live.
  3. If you have “adopted” a shopping cart, snow shovel and/or vacuum cleaner, please return it as soon as possible.
  4. Elections for the Lawrence Committee will be held on Monday, December 12th at 7pm in the Activity Room of building 14.
  5. All committee positions are open to all adult residents of the Lawrence Apartments, including spouses and partners, with the following limitations:
  6. Candidates must have attended at least two committee meetings (The election itself may be counted as one of the two meetings.)
  7. Candidates for president must have served on the committee for at least one term. If no candidates meet this requirement, the position is open to any resident who has attended at least 3 committee meetings.

iii.     Candidates for the position of GSG representative must meet the GSG’s requirement of being a Princeton Graduate Student.

  1. The committee positions are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Social Chair, Webmaster, GSG Representative, and Garden Coordinator.
  2. The election will start at 7:30pm.
  3. To declare your candidacy, email the Lawrence Committee with your name, the position you are interested in, and, optionally, a one-paragraph statement. You may also email your statement separately later, or choose to give no statement. You will additionally have two minutes to address the Lawrence Residents on election day.
  4. You will be able to see on the website who is running for which position, and modify your position accordingly. The deadline to announce your position will be December 8 at 11:59 EST. You will then have time to change the position for which you are running until December 9 at 11:59pm EST.
  5. If you are not available to vote on December 12th, please send an email to requesting an absentee ballot or electronic voting before December 11 at 8pm.
  6. Jose Azar and Sevil Cakir Kilincoglu will be in the election committee.We are currently looking for a third person to be a part of the election committee. If you are interested in being in the election committee, please let us know by sending an email to
  7. We hope to see you on election day!

The next meeting will be the election meeting, on Monday December 12th at 7pm in the community room of Lawrence 14.