Calgary RWC Minutes (Nov 2011)

RWC Minutes from Nov 2, 2011


Calgary Regional Women’s Committee Meeting (PSAC)


Nov 2, 2011- CalgaryRegional Office


In Attendance:                                                                      


Nicole Frechette – NHU 30014                                   Sherry Hunt –   AGR 30048   (via teleconference)             


Dolly Ablitt – PSAC Calgary RO (Staff)                       Lorna Selinger    –      AGR 30048  (via teleconference)


Cindy Wong – CEIU 30856                                         Tammy Sapach – CEIU 30857  (via teleconference)             


 Regrets:


Gina Albert – CEIU 30856                                           Ayanna Ayi – CEIU 30856                             


               


 1.         Meeting called to order at 5:30 pm.


 2.         Old Business:


a.   Treasurer’s Report – motion to accept report as read.   


b.   Area Council Labour Day Barbeque – contribution of $ 200.00.  Motion to approve contribution.       


Motion carried unanimously.                                                               M/S/C: Lorna; Sherry


 3.         Herstory Calendar Purchase.


            Motion to pay/reimburse Yvonne Schmidt for Herstory Calendars in the amount of $150.00 


Motion carried unanimously.                                                                 M/S/C: Sherry; Lorna


 4.         New Business:


 a. Child care lobbying workshop presented by United Food and Commercial Workers


     Child Care is a Right – 2 Day Workshop November 18 & 19.         


 Motion to pay for one person out of town to attend up to $ 300.00 reimbursed


 Motion to pay for one person in Calgaryto attend up to $ 150.00 reimbursed.


 b.  Nov 9, 2011Planning Meeting for December 6, 2011Vigil


     Motion for attendee to receive up to 3 hours of leave without pay reimbursed by CRWC.


 c.  December 6, 2011– National Day of Remembrance of Violence Against Women @ U of C


Motion to contribute $100.00 and provide coffee & tea.


 Motion carried unanimously.                                                               M/S/C: Lorna; Cindy


 5.         International Women’s Planning Meeting – November 14, 2011@ 3:00 pm


Chair Gina Albert to attend, and reimburse up to 2 hours leave without pay.


 Motion carried unanimously.                                                                M/S/C: Nicole; Cindy


 6.         Seasonal Social- Dec 8, 2011


            Planning meeting to be held at the Regional Office – date to be determined by Dolly Ablitt. 


            Motion to contribute $100 to Seasonal Social as outlined in budget                     


           Motion carried unanimously.                                                      M/S/C: Nicole; Lorna


 7.        AlbertaFederation of Labour 100th Anniversary – June 15/16, 2012 Conference


           Ideas- Contributions


           Huge event by Edmonton RWC – Sherry will inform committee on details.


8.         Regional Convention:


Prairies Regional Convention deferred to next meeting.


 9.         Meeting adjourned at 18:45


 Motion carried unanimously.                                                                  M/S/C: Nicole; Tammy