Calgary RWC Mtg Minutes (June 22 2010)

In Attendance: Nicole Frechette – NHU 30014; Gina King – CEIU 30856; Joyce Lewis – CEIU 30877; Donna Bellefeuille – CEIU 30877; Sylvia Garrioch – CEIU 30856; Cindy Wong – CEIU 30856; Tammy Sapach –CEIU 30857; Dolly Ablitt – PSAC Calgary RO (Staff)


Calgary Regional Women’s Committee Meeting

June 22nd, 2010  @ CalgaryRegional Office 

In Attendance:                                                                      

Nicole Frechette – NHU 30014                                   Gina King – CEIU 30856                                

Joyce Lewis – CEIU 30877                                         Donna Bellefeuille – CEIU 30877        

Sylvia Garrioch – CEIU 30856                                     Cindy Wong – CEIU 30856    

Tammy Sapach – CEIU 30857                                                 

Dolly Ablitt – PSAC CalgaryRO(Staff)

 1.         Meeting called to order at 5:40 pm.


2.         Review of meeting minutes from February 16th, 2010.

Reviewed minutes of meeting.  Joyce (Chair) read minutes. 

 Motion Carried Unanimously                                                                M/S/C: Nicole; Sylvia

 3.         Review of meeting minutes from March 11th, 2010.

Reviewed minutes of meeting.  Joyce (Chair) read minutes. 

 Motion Carried Unanimously                                                               M/S/C: Nicole; Sylvia

 4.         Labour Day Barbeque

Joyce attended meeting for second annual Labour Day Barbeque sponsored by Calgary & District Labour Council (CDLC).  It was recommended that we serve ice cream (Dixiecups).  However after consultation with the CDLC, a decision was made to serve cookies instead.  

Posters for the event are ready for distribution.  Dolly will talk to Robyn Benson about making the poster part of the Think Public campaign.  Sharing budget for this event will be discussed with the Human Rights Committee and the Area Council.  The next 2 meetings for the Labour Day Barbeque will be held on July 22nd at 6pmand August 12 @ 6 pm.  Joyce is planning on attending the July meeting and Dolly will attend the August meeting.   

 5.         Sisters in Spirit

            This will be discussed at the next meeting in September 2010.     

 6.         Delegate for PSAC National Women’s Conference held October 22-24, 2010

            Sylvia will attend on behalf of the Calgary RWC.  Joyce may be selected as an alternate as she has applied to attend the convention also.                                                     

7.         PSAC Regional Women’s Conference September 10-12, 2010

This event will be held in Saskatoonand the deadline to apply is Friday, July 2nd, 2010.  Members are encouraged to apply prior to the deadline.

8.         Fight Back Campaign – June 23rd, 2010

            Unfortunately no one is able to attend this event.

 9.         Finances

            The 2010 Draft Budget was reviewed for the members of the RWC.  A brief explanation of the potential future activities was given.

 10.       Elections

            President/Chair             Gina King nominated by Joyce seconded by Donna

                                                Joyce Lewis nominated by Sylvia seconded by Donna

                                                Gina and Joyce agreed to co-chair the meetings until September.

             Secretary                      Tammy Sapach nominated by Nicole and seconded by Joyce

                                                Won by acclamation.


            Treasurer                      Nicole Frechette nominated by Tammy and seconded by Joyce

                                                Won by acclamation.

11.       Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 pm.  The next meeting will take place on September 28th, 2010.                                                                                                           

           Motion Carried                                                             M/S/C: Nicole; Sylvia