The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Winnipeg & Southern Manitoba CS Group

August 27, 2019

Earls Kitchen + Bar

In attendance: Rose Dong, David Hakes, Brody Bell, Ken Jackson.

Regrets: Roy Mulchand, Dennis Savage, Jason Caners, Pramesh Selliah, Andre Saive, Kris Schellekens.


  1. Call to Order: Rose Dong called the meeting to order at 5:40pm
  2. Treasurer’s Report: Rose reports that we have approximately $3000 in the bank account, of which $1000 is required for the AGM.
  3. Promotional Items: Samples have been ordered (Polo shirts, cooler bags, drink cozies). It was agreed that the drink cozies would bear the quote, “I keep pressing ESC but I’m still here”.
  4. Minutes: Rose will reach out to Stan Buday to ask about Google Drive space for our subgroup minutes.
  5. Stewards Meeting: There will be a stewards meeting at the end of September in Edmonton.
  6. Coffee and Donuts: Subgroup executive members are highly encouraged to organize a coffee and donuts event for your members. Costs will be covered directly by the subgroup.
  7. Next meeting: Brody proposed our next meeting to be held at Ye’s Buffet. This would be a good opportunity to explore their private rooms for this years AGM. Rose will canvass the executive for a suitable date in October.
  8. Adjournment: A motion to adjourn was made by Rose Dong and carried by unanimous vote. The meeting was adjourned at 5:54pm.