Niagara Region Branch Activity Report
Number of members:
Current Executive Members
Tom McBrayne Branch President
Tom Doherty Branch Vice President
Sandra Zacharuk Secretary
Dave Gustyn Treasurer
Peter Cherwonogrodzky Member at large
Angele Cudmore Member at large
John Domanico Member at large
Diane Dougherty Member at large
Jim Ferraro Member at large
Andre Mungrue Member at large
Mario Scalzi Member at large
Previous AGM date: November 27, 2018
Next AGM date: November 2019
Branch Executive Meetings
Last Meeting Date: November 13, 2018
Next Meeting Date: March 2018
Number of meetings held since last Regional Council: 3
2018 Branch Activities
Executive Meetings – meetings were held to discuss various issues facing the Branch. Topics included planning activities and the AGM, ways to encourage more active membership, more and better use of PIPSC resources, such as the e-Learning products.
Ontario Region Council (April) – Branch President attended the ORC at Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, along with Dave Gustyn, Treasurer.
AFS Annual General Meeting (June) – Branch President attended the AFS Group AGM in Ottawa.
Ontario Stewards Council (September) – A number of Stewards from the Branch attended the OSC at Nottawasaga Resort, Alliston.
Branch AGM (November) – A joint AGM for the Branch and the local AFS Sub-Group was held. Guest speakers were AFS President Doug Mason, and AFS Ontario Representative, Shawn Gillis. Work has been done on revising and updating the Branch By-Laws.
Issues and Concerns:
Continuing to raise and advance the presence of PIPSC in the represented workplaces, and having more communication and interaction between members of the various groups within the Branch, as well as with other Branches.
Submitted by: Tom McBrayne
Branch President, Niagara Region