PIPSC-NCR-NRCan Branch AGM - Minutes

May 15, 2019

Present: S. Boucher (President), R. Wang (Vice-President), R. Dollighan (Treasurer), K. Gautam (Secretary), G. Yu, A. Therriault, C. Young, K Fetcher, and 45 out of 50 members registered


Discussion and decision

  1. Welcome and introduction


Sylvia called the meeting to order at 12:03. She welcomed executives, members and the guest speaker, Stephane Aubry. Krishna seconded and the motion carried.

  1. Approval of agenda

Sylvia presented the agenda for approval, Ann seconded, and the motion carried.

  1. Approval of minutes from previous AGM

Sylvia presented the minutes of the AGM 2018 for approval.  Richard seconded, and the motion carried

  1. President’s report 

Sylvia highlighted all of the PIPSC NRCan-NCR activities of 2018.

  1. Treasurer’s report 

Richard presented the approved budget for 2019 ($15 100.00) and the proposed budget for 2020 ($13 300.00) Sylvia and Ann seconded, carried.  

  1. Report on By-laws 

(Ann Therriault) 

Ann presented the Bylaws changes in section 5.1, 5.9, 7.3.4, 7.3.6, 8.1.4 and 9. Sylvia seconded the motion to approve the changes. Members voted in favour. 

  1. Elections

Charlotte, the election’s Chair informed members about the six vacant positions and open the floor for nominations. An election report is appended. The following members were elected: 

Richard, Krishna, Rachel, Ann, Rihana and David.

  1. Guest speech (Stephane Aubry)

Stephane spoke on various aspects of the Do Better campaign, particularly on the status of Bargaining, and wellness. 

  1. Closing / Adjourn

Sylvia thanked all attendees and adjourned at 1:20 pm