MEETING: CSMMSG Executive Meeting

WHERE: Virtual

DATE: April 4, 2022




Denis Hudon, Huguette Oukouomi, Pierre Gauthier, Jean-Pierre Lavoie

Hugo Landry


  1. Approval of the agenda

a. The agenda was presented by President Denis Hudon.

b. No additions or changes were requested.

c. The adoption of the agenda was proposed by Pierre Gauthier.

d. It was seconded by Huguette Oukouomi.

e. All in favour.

  1. Review and Approval of Previous Minutes

a. Minutes—meeting of November 25, 2021

    i. There were no changes requested.

    ii. The adoption of the minutes was proposed by Pierre Gauthier.

    iii. It was seconded by Jean-Pierre Lavoie.

    iv. The minutes were approved unanimously.

  1. Remarks by the Executive

Remarks by the President

President Denis Hudon greeted us, then informed us that he has done several actions. He would like to change the name of the CSMM Sub-Group to ITMM Sub-Group, so he will check what procedure needs to be followed to do this.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer Pierre Gauthier informed us that the estimates year ending December 31, 2021 ended with an amount of $11,548.00 in the bank account. According to him, our Sub-Group should not receive an allowance from the National. For the 2022 estimates year, we should receive an interest income of approximately $50.00.

After discussion, we have budgeted the following amounts for this estimates year ending December 31, 2022:

Money for the activities:

AGM                                                             $2,000.00

Promotional items                                          $2,000.00

Engagement activities                                   $1,500.00

Discretionary amount for the President        $500.00

Treasurer’s Report (CONT’d)

It was moved by Treasurer Pierre Gauthier and seconded by President Denis Hudon to accept the 2022 budget. The entire 2022 budget was accepted unanimously.

  1. Action follow-up

4001.01) Done

New action:

Denis Hudon—Follow up on the Executive update of the SG web page.

4001.02) To be continued

New action:

Jean-Pierre Lavoie’s PIPSC account—Fix the problem with his email address. Follow up with for a new PIPSC account and test his email.

4001.03) Done

New action:

Hugo Landry—Update the SG’s distribution list once Jean-Pierre Lavoie’s new email address has been confirmed.

4001.04) To be continued

New action:

President Denis Hudon will produce a document containing references for various tasks related to the administration of the affairs of the CSMM Sub-Group.

  1. Topics discussed

The Executive’s decision on the role of Vice President Hugo Landry:

The Executive must decide on the role of the Vice President Hugo Landry who is acting in an IT-04 position for a period of 4–8 months. The position is classified as “excluded.” After discussion, it was unanimously decided that Vice President Hugo Landry would remain in the group.

IT negotiations with the employer—April 5–7, 2022:

The first bargaining round will be held from April 5 to 7, 2022.

            NOC Steering Committee meeting:

On March 29, 2022, a meeting of the NOC (National Organizing Committee) Steering Committee of the IT group was held. According to our President Denis Hudon, this meeting was more or less interesting, so he left after 20 minutes.

Topics discussed (CONT’d)

Sub-Group President’s Meeting

A meeting of the Sub-Group Presidents will be held in Ottawa on April 30, 2022. President Denis Hudon will attend virtually.


The next CSMM Sub-Group AGM should be held in September and, if possible, in person, but it depends on the pandemic. Discussions will take place over the next few weeks to plan for this AGM.

  1. Other Business/Round-Table

Nothing was mentioned during the round-table discussion.

  1. Adjournment

President Denis Hudon informed us that all topics had been covered. He thanked the participants and suggested that the meeting be adjourned.

Treasurer Pierre Gauthier proposed the adjournment of the meeting and Huguette Oukouomi seconded this motion. This proposal was unanimously accepted.





Jean-Pierre Lavoie