PIPSC SH-Sub Group 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Location: Station Pub, 3122 Station Rd, Abbotsford, BC V4X 2S8
Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
Members present (23)
Meeting called to order at 1930 hours
Approval/Changes to the Agenda.
There were no additions to the Agenda. A motion to accept the Agenda was moved by Jennifer Russell. It was seconded by Ian Shaw. The motion passed unanimously.
Adoption 2017 Minutes
Motion to accept minutes moved by France Lee. Ross McIntosh seconded it. The motion passed unanimously.
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the President
Michael Bouwers welcomed the membership for coming to the meeting.
Treasurer Report given by Jennifer Russell. Report provided to the membership with opening and closing balances and explanation of the funds spent over the year. This past year saw no funding as the AGM held late in the year. Jennifer has been in contact with V. Barlas, National Treasurer to secure funding for the coming year. Members were encouraged to approach the Sub Group with request for funds for member activities (i.e. Lunch and Learn, mobilization, member activities). Jennifer also encouraged members to contact PIPSC as these is also money for membership engagement activities. The treasures report accepted as presented, and a motion to accept moved by Ian Shaw and seconded by Michael Bouwers. The motion passed unanimously.
CURRENT EXECUTIVE (*denotes positions for election)
President: Michael Bouwers
Vice President: Vacant*
Secretary: Dean Balbira
Treasurer: Jennifer Russell*
Members at Large:
Election of Officers
There were no names put forward by email for executive positions. Names were taken from the floor.
Vice President: Tom Shaw nominated for Vice President. He was the only member nominated and accepted a two-year term.
Treasurer: Jennifer Russell remained Treasurer as no other nominations.
Members at Large nominations: Ian Shaw, Josh Jessel, Josh Clarke, Tyler Grado, Jane Beighton,
All nominated members were welcomed to the executive and all positions filled.
Due to no paper ballots needed, no motion to destroy the ballots needed.
President: Michael Bouwers (1-year left on term)
Vice President: Tom Shaw (2-year term)
Secretary: Dean Balbira (1-year left term)
Treasurer: Jennifer Russell (2-year term)
Members at Large:
Bev Jameson (1-year left on term)
Ian Shaw (2-year term)
Tyler Grado (2-year term)
Josh Jessel (2-year term)
Josh Clarke (2-year term)
Jane Beighton (2-year term)
Bargaining Up-Date: Ian Shaw
Ian Shaw, CSC SH Representative for the Pacific Region gave an up date on bargaining. Many SH members were disappointed during the last contract. Ian has been in Ottawa to fight for the contractual rights of the membership. He is currently at the table this month, and engaged in conversation with the membership, answering what questions he could. He also encourages the membership to approach/contact him with ideas and feedback for bargaining.
Consultation: Phil Johnson
Phil Johnson, President Local, Regional, and National Consultation gave run down of what LMC/RMC/NMC is to the membership. He explained the process of each level of consultation. He also explained how the consultation process in crucial to members. He gave an update on the main topics that are currently at the table in consultation, such as needle exchange program. Nominations recently held for PIPSC and Phil Johnson is the Pacific Regional Representative for 2019/2020.
Other Business / Round Table
The floor was open for discussion from the membership. No other business was raised.
Motion to adjourn meeting moved by Jennifer Russell. Seconded by Glenn Smith.
Meeting ended at 2030 hours
Submitted by Jennifer Russell (Treasurer) for Dean Balbira (absent from meeting)
Secretary PIPSC Sub Group, CSC Subgroup (Pacific)