Present: S Friesen(USGE 30010); Elaine Alt (NHU 30016); Dragana Ristivojevic (UTE30025); Dave Burchell (UNE 30067); Darlene Lewis (HU 30016); Ben Lemon (UEW 30703); Bryan Smith (NHU 30016); Robert Wolfe; Deb Sutton (via Teleconference)
Edmonton Area Council
February 27, 2013
Chair: Sean Friesen (President)
Recorder: Darlene Lewis
S Friesen(USGE 30010)
Elaine Alt (NHU 30016)
Dragana Ristivojevic (UTE30025)
Dave Burchell (UNE 30067)
Darlene Lewis (HU 30016)
Ben Lemon (UEW 30703)
Bryan Smith (NHU 30016)
Deb Sutton (via Teleconference)
Call to Order: at 17:40by Sean Friesen
2.0 Approval of Agenda: Carried – consensus
-Addition to Agenda – Review of By-Law 7, Subsection 2
2.1 Approval of previous minutes: Carried – consensus
2.2 Treasurer Report – Sandra Relling has filled out signing authority card and waiting for process to go through as well as paperwork from previous treasurer
2.3 Vice Chair Report – Sean will be attending the
Chair turned over to Oneil Carlier, as Chair of the Elections.
2.4 Election for the following:
-Prairie Region Council Edmonton Area Council Rep
-Alt. PRC EAC Rep
-EAC Vice President
2.5 Prairie Regional Council EAC Rep.
-Dave Burchell nominated Darlene Lewis (Seconded by Ben Lemon)
-Bryan Smith nominated Sean Friesen (Seconded by Ben Lemon)
Darlene Lewis elected to the position of PRC Area Council Representative
Prairie Region Council EAC Rep. (Alternate)
-Bryan Smith nominated Sean Friesen (Seconded by Dave Burchell)
-no other nomination
Sean Friesen acclaimed
2.6 EAC Vice President
-Byran Smith nominates Darlene Lewis (Seconded by Ben Lemon)
-no other nomination
Darlere Lewis acclaimed
2.7 Habitat for Humanity, call out to go to all locals for Volunteers prior to commitment. Request those who volunteer to wear gloves and foot wear. Tentatively looking at a date in June before summer break. Mandatory Health and Safety training is done on site prior to volunteering.
2.8 K-Days Float, a call out first to see if we have enough volunteers to move forward before we commit to registering. Deadline for registering with Northlands is early April. Dave will forward Sean the template memo to send out to Locals requesting volunteers.
2.9 Edmonton District Labour Council puts on a lobbying training. Encouraging all members to participate especially with Municipal Elections coming up.
2.11 Round Table
Sister Alt advised members the
Meeting Adjourned: 6:56 pm.
Motion to strike out By-Law 7 Subsection 2 does not need to be carried as it was considered null/void when