Abby Rollison

Out-of-State AS Senator


Hi! I’m Abby Rollison and I am your Out of State Senator! I am a 3rd year student from Indiana studying Biology - Ecology, Behavior, Evolution. Please contact me at prolliso@ucsd.edu with any questions, comments, or requests for collaboration. I am looking forward to working with you!

Weekly Reports

Week Summary
10-28-2020

Internal Committee

 

Legislative Committee met to discuss and approve appointments. 

External Committee

 

The Library Student Advisory Committee met asynchronously this week to provide feedback to the library on services and resources available during COVID-19. I also volunteered to join another external committee for Enterprise Identity Management. 

Summary

Senate met to discuss appointments and confirm aspects of our yearly budget. This will continue during the next senate meeting. 

 

11-04-2020

Outreach Hour

Met with out of state students to talk about current issues. 

Internal Committee

 

Did not meet because of Election Day. 

External Committee

 

Library Student Advisory Committee asked students to weigh in on if study room hours should be extended. 

Summary

I am going to begin working on projects for out of state students specifically soon and am in the brainstorming phase right now. I will be meeting with other groups on campus that share this common interest. 

 

01-06-2021

Senator Project Updates

Begun planning two senator projects for the next two quarters. The Calfresh team at The Hub has reached out to work together and we have set a date to meet. 

 

Internal Committee

Leg committee talked about if any senator positions should be appointed or if all should be elected. 

 

External Committee

LSAC and EIM did not meet. I began reviewing the applications as a part of the hiring committee for Campus Wide Senator. 

 

Summary

Senate met for the first time in Winter quarter 2021. I began working on my senator projects and reviewed applications for Campus senator. 

01-13-2021

Senator Project Updates

 

The Calfresh team at The Hub met with me to start working on a webinar for out of state and international students about food security resources at UCSD. They have asked me to be a panelist along with representatives from Calfresh and ISPO. I will move forward with planning and creating a TAP form for the event. 

Internal Committee

 

Leg committee iscussed AVP positions and how public input should play into their hiring process. 

External Committee

 

LSAC and EIM did not meet. I was a part of the hiring committee for Campus Wide Senator and interviewed top candidates this week. 

Summary

Started working on senator project with Calfresh on out of state/international food security resources. Participated in hiring committee interviews. 

 

12-16-2020

Senator Project Updates

 

Will begin working on projects next quarter centered around food and housing insecurity. 

Internal Committee

 

Leg committee discussed AS positions and whether they should be appointed or voted on. We also discussed changes to standing rules and our constitution. 

External Committee

 

LSAC and EIM did not meet. 

Summary

Senate wrapped up for the quarter. 

 

12-09-2020

Senator Project Updates

 

No updates. 

Internal Committee

 

No updates for legislative committee. 

External Committee

 

LSAC met asynchronously this week and asked for our opinions on library resources and had us explore options on their website. AS Senate met outside of normal senate hours to discuss advocating for students for P/NP options.