Edmonton Regional Women’s Committee AGM Minutes – December 14, 2017

Edmonton Regional Women’s Committee AGM December 14, 2017

Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) meeting – 14 December 2017
Meeting called to order at 7:05pm by Chair Patty Jessome
 
In attendance   
 
Chair: Patty Jessome
Treasurer: Charmaine Nelson
Secretary: Kim Cardinal
Member: Deb Basaraba
Member: Mavis Callihoo
Member: Mildred Mcube
Member: Colette Lee
 
PSAC Representative(s) present
 
Carm Chan
Nina Babcook
 
Adoption of Agenda
 
• Motion to approve Agenda dated 14 December 2017
(1st) Kim Cardinal
(2nd) Charmaine Nelson
• Agenda for the meeting dated 14 December 2017 approved without modification
 
Approval of Minutes from RWC meeting dated 20 November 2017
 
• Motion to approve minutes dated 20 November 2017
• A motion was made by Deb Basaraba to amend meeting minutes dated 20 November 2017 to reflect correction to Section (7.4): _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
• Motion to approve meeting minutes dated 20 November 2017 following modification: approved
(1st) Kim Cardinal
(2nd) Mavis Callihoo
 
President’s Report 
• completed and read by Patty Jessome –  “WOW – Women of Wonder!”
• report attached
(1st) Mavis Calihoo
(2nd) Charmaine Nelson
 
Treasurer’s Report (Financial Report)
 
• completed by Charmaine Nelson
• Account balance as of January 2017 – $823.97 / closing balance as of December 2017 – $2345.78 
• transaction log attached
• Motion to accept Financial Report
(1st) Patty Jessome
(2nd) Mavis Charmaine
 
RWC 2018 Election
 
For the position of Chairperson:
 
Patty Jessome: nominated by (1st) Charmiane Nelson: (2nd) Kim Cardinal
Additional nominations opened to the floor / none noted: closed / Patty accepted the nomination: Patty Jessome was elected as 2018 Chairperson for the RWC
 
For the position of Vice Chairperson:
 
Kim Cardinal: nominated by (1st) Patty Jessome: (2nd) Charmaine Nelson
Additional nominations opened to the floor / none noted: closed / Kim accepted the nomination: Kim Cardinal was elected as 2018 Vice Chairperson for the RWC
 
For the position of Treasurer:
 
Charmaine Nelson: nominated by (1st) Mildred Ncube: (2nd) Mavis Callihoo
Additional nominations opened to the floor
Colette Lee: nominated by (1st) Charmaine Nelson: (2nd) Patty Jessome
Additional nominations opened to the floor / none noted: closed / Charmaine Nelson accepted the nomination / Colette Lee respectively declined her nomination: Charmaine Nelson was elected as 2018 Treasurer for the RWC
 
For the position of Secretary:
 
Deb Basaraba: nominated by (1st) Patty Jessome: (2nd) Kim Cardinal
Additional nominations opened to the floor
Colette Lee: nominated by (1st) Mildred Ncube: (2nd) Deb Basaraba
Additional nominations opened to the floor / none noted: closed / Deb Basaraba respectively declined her nomination / Colette Lee accepted the nomination: Colette Lee was elected as 2018 Secretary for the RWC
 
Upcoming events:
 
• December 21, 2017 – Open House (10am to 2pm) PSAC Regional office – potluck
• January 2-18, 2017 – ‘MARCH’
• Phoenix Lunch and Learn (Ln’L) – DTBA
• Arts Course – January 2018 – DTBA
 
Action required: 
 
Dragana Ristivojevich was not in attendance therefore removed as Vice Chairperson 
 
Round table
 
-Charmaine Nelson – looking forward to the New Year
-Kim Cardinal – looking forward to the New Year
-Deb Basaraba – Great group!   Amazing year!! Extremely please with the Child Care Seminar. Kudos to all…
-Mavis Callihoo – so excited to be involved with such a wonderful group
-Mildred Ncube – Thanks to WOW!!! 
-Patty Jessome – Excited for the 2018 year. Hope everyone will be at the January 2018 March!
-Colette Lee – Excited for the New Year!
 
 
RWC meeting Adjourned at 6:35pm by Chair Patty Jessome
 
 
Next RWC meeting: DTBA