Hamilton/Burlington NR Sub-Group Executive Meeting # 1



Friday January 27, 2017 @ 12.00 pm

Location: Mythos Restaurant, Burlington ON


Shirley Anne Smyth

Ryan Breivik

Frank Seglenieks

Sandra Kok

  1. Welcome and Attendance

Shirley Anne Smyth welcomed the group and group members introduced themselves. 

  1. Approval of the Agenda

Meeting agenda was approved, moved by Frank Seglenieks, seconded by Sandra Kok, carried.

  1. Review and Approval of the Minutes of the Nov 7, 2016 executive meeting

The meeting minutes of the previous meeting (Nov 7, 2016) were corrected for a minor edit, adopted, moved by Frank Seglenieks , seconded by Shirley Anne Smyth, carried.

  1. Business Arising from the Minutes

Review of AGM – there was some discussion of the format and location of the meeting. Sandra indicated that having the meeting first at CCIW Burlington worked well.  PIPSC AGM will be at the end of February

  1. Financial Report

Financial report was presented by Frank Seglenieks for the period Nov 1, 2016- Jan 27, 2017 Bank balance was discussed and approved. Moved by Frank Seglenieks, seconded by Ryan Breivik, carried.   

  1. New Business

a) Executive positions for 2017 were decided upon mutually among the group. The executive  positions for this year are:

President Shirley Anne Smyth

Vice-Pres Ryan Breivik

Secretary Sandra Kok

Treasurer Frank Seglenieks

b) NR Dec 2016 Bargaining update –No significant progress, as per PIPSC NR Group Newsletter of Dec 2016.

c) NR 2017 Election results – Asif Mohammed was elected to the NR Group Executive.

d) PIPSC MOA on Supporting Employee Wellness – Shirley Anne brought forward highlights of latest Update as per Bargaining Newsletter #17: MOA on Supporting Employee Wellness.

e) Next meeting dates

The NR Hamilton-Burlington Subgroup Exec Meeting will be held in 2nd week of April, 2017. Location to be determined.  It was suggested that the Subgroup Executive bring forward ideas to for the members, such as lunch and learn and other social events.

ACTION: Ryan to send out a Doodle poll to firm up date.

f) Adjournment

Today’s meeting was adjourned at 1:45 pm, moved by Frank Seglenieks, seconded by Sandra Kok, carried.