Lethbridge and District Area Council Annual General Meeting Feb 17, 2020 MINUTES

Public Service Alliance of Canada Lethbridge and District Area Council Annual General Meeting Feb 17, 2020

In attendance: Krysty Thomas (Munns) (30048), President; Ray Wilson (30048), Vice-President, David Pearson (30048),Secretary/Treasurer; Stephanie Erb (30048); Karen Mah (30048); Danielle Poissant (30907), Sherry Hunt (30048)

Regrets:

Guests: Diane White, PSAC Regional Representative

1. Call to Order 6:05pm at London Drugs Community Room

2. Approval of the Agenda

a. By consensus

3. Review and approval of the previous meeting’s agenda

a. Motion to accept the previous minutes with corrections

i. M/S Sister Hunt/Brother Wilson

ii. Carried

4. Reports

:a. Treasurer Report

i. $2965.12 as of Feb 17, 20201. Motion to accept report

a. M/S Brother Pearson/Sister Hunt

b. Carried

5. Previous business:

a. 2020 Budget

i. A discussion was held on the budget1. Final budget was created2. Motion to accept the budget

a. M/S/ Sister Thomas/Sister Erb

b. Carried

6. New business:

a. The PRC requires the elections of Area Council Elections to be held in the first quarter of the calendar year

1. It was moved that the Lethbridge and District Area Council move it elections to the first quarter of the calendaryear.

a. M/S Sister Thomas/Sister Hunt

b. Carried
b. A discussion about bargaining with the staff (CULE)

i. Lethbridge and District Area Council propose the following motion to show our support to the staff

1. “The Lethbridge and District Area Council urges our PSAC Leadership to instruct the negotiating team back to the table and bargain fairly with CULE members working for the Public Service Alliance of Canada. 2020-2021 will be a pivotal year for our union, with conventions in every component, national equity conferences, seminars and education to deliver – more importantly, our members in several bargaining tables are heading into ratification and strike votes. We need these valuable employees on the job, more importantly we need to bargain with them fairly and constructively, as we would have our employer bargain with us.”

a. M/S to accept the motion Sister Hunt/Sister Erb

b. Carried
c. Education

i. Sister White discuss the education (strike training) PSAC has plan

7. Actions:

8. Elections:

a. Election of Lethbridge Area Council Executive

i. President

1. Sister Thomas

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Erb

b. Acclaimed

ii. Vice President1. Brother Wilson

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Poissant/Brother Pearson

b. Acclaimed

iii. Secretary/Treasurer

1. Brother Pearson

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Thomas/Sister Erb

b. Acclaimed

Election of Lethbridge Area Council PRC REP (3-year term)

i. PRC Rep

1. Sister Thomas

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Brother Pearson

b. Acclaimed
c. Election of Lethbridge Area Council PRC REP Alternate (2)

i. 1st Alternate

1. Sister Poissant

a. Nominated/Seconded Brother Pearson/Sister Hunt

b. Acclaimed
ii. 2nd Alternate

1. Brother Pearson

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Erb
d. Election of Lethbridge Area Council Delegate to Convention (if needed)i. LAC Delegate

1. Sister Erb

a. Nominated/Seconded Brother Pearson/Sister Hunt

b. Acclaimed
e. Election of Lethbridge Area Council Delegate to Convention Alternate (2)

i. 1st Alternate1. Sister Mah

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Thomas

b. Acclaimed
ii. 2nd Alternate

1. Brother Wilson

a. Nominated/Seconded Sister Erb/Brother Pearson

b. Acclaimed

9. Next meeting date, time and location:

a. TBA

10. Agenda for next meeting:

a. TBA

11. Adjournment

a. 7:30