Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the meeting. It was nice to see you.
Agenda items for the meeting:
- Executive and Committee Nominations/Elections including: 1st Vice President, Treasurer, Sergeant at Arms (To be eligible for the positions listed above, members must have attended 50% of the previous general meetings in the last 12 months.
- Report on CUPE National Convention
- Grievance Committee updates
- Notice of Motion: (Elect an alternate position for the Job Evaluation Committee for a one year term annually.
- Regular order of business
Summary of the Meeting
Nominations were held and the following members have been nominated:
1st VP – Debbie Wasylyshyn, Cindy Ozouf – election will be held January 2020.
Treasurer – Lyn Ferec
Sergeant at Arms – Laszlo Nemes
Trustee – 1 (3 year term) position – Linda McAbee
Education Committee – 1 (3 year term) position – Tony Kuczma
Job Evaluation Committee – 1 (3 year term) position – Myrissa Krenzler, Brock Olsen, Steve Zamudio – election will be held January 2020
Parking Appeal and Advisory Committee (2 year term) – Myrissa Krenzler, Janis Setka
Communications Committee – in addition to current committee members – Danna Bach, Bart Cummings, Stacy Pena
Social Committee – in addition to current committee – Shilpee Sharma, Tony Kuczma
Shop stewards – in addition to current stewards – Brock Olsen, Stacy Pena
Elections will be held January 2020! Come out and support your fellow members.
Report on CUPE National Convention
President, Lois Rugg reported and shared photos from the Convention. The Executive members had a busy week. They were on the convention floor from 9-5 daily, taking in guest speakers and networking with CUPE members from all over Canada, 300+ of which were from BC. For more details, please check out our September & October 2019 edition of our newsletter.
Notice of motion for CUPE 4879 to donate $100 each to the following charities:
- Out of the Cold
- Christmas Amalgamated
- Food Bank
- TRUSU Foodbank
- Mustard Seed Community New Life Mission
In the new year there will be an election for a By-Law Ad-Hoc committee which will consist of four elected members from the membership, an Executive liaison elected by the Executive Committee and our National Rep as the resource staff.
There will also be a discussion and debate on a motion to add an alternate position to the Job Evaluation Committee which would be elected on an annual basis.
Next meeting will be a shorter General Meeting with our Christmas social to follow December 11, 2019. Please come and join us for a good time. More details to come!