CANMET Sub-Group Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

113 James Street North, Hamilton
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Thursday, January 18, 2018

Attendees: Jidong Kang (President), Amjad Javaid (Vice-President), Xin Pang (Secretary-Treasurer)
Agenda Items / Discussion/Action

#1 Call to Order    Jidong called the meeting to order at 5:22 pm.

#2 Approval of the Agenda    

Agenda reviewed, revised, and approved. A new item (new year’s plan) was added to new business.

#3 Approval of last minutes    

Last meeting minutes approved.

#4 Old business from last minutes    

  • Non-work email addresses of members
    Amjad has forwarded the information from Yemi to Xin, and Xin is still collecting email addresses from all members.
  • Steward application
    Jidong confirmed that Kumar has submitted his steward application and will receive necessary trainings.

#5 New business

  • Update on informal consultation committee at CMAT
    An informal union consultation committee is formed at CMAT and quarterly meetings with DG have been planned.
  • Plan for AGM in June 2018
    Tentative date: May 15th Tuesday
    Location: MIP (Xin to book a meeting room and quote for lunch catering)
    Planned budget: XXXX
  • New year’s plan
    The following events are planned:
    •     AGM (no election) – May, 2018 (1~2 executive committee meetings before AGM)
    •     Lunch & Learn – Sept. 2018 (Jidong to provide update gained from RE Group AGM and presidents meetings; one executive committee meeting before the event)
    •     Lunch & Learn or social event (to be announced, depending on the availability of external speakers and members)
    •     Christmas event – Dec. 2018 (one executive committee meeting before the event)

#6 Adjournment    Jidong moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 pm, and Amjad seconded.