Lethbridge Area Council Meeting Minutes (March 1, 2022)

Via Zoom

In attendance:  Krysty Thomas (Munns) (30048), President; David Pearson (30048), Secretary/Treasurer; Sherry Hunt (30048); Danielle Poissant, Southern Alberta Geographical Rep.; Ray Wilson (30048); Adesoji Michael Fayemiwo (30048)

Regrets: 

Guests: Lindsey Sparks, PSAC Regional Representative

  1. Call to Order:  7.30pm
  • Approval of the Agenda:
    • Add Resolutions of National Convention (Constitution)
  • Review and approval of the previous meeting’s agenda   
    • Move to accept the minutes as presented
      • M/S Brother Pearson/Sister Poissant
        • Carried
  • Reports:
    • Treasurer Report
      • Bank Balance as of March 1, 2022  $447.17
      • Move to accept the Treasurer Report
        • M/S Brother Pearson/Sister Poissant
          • Carried
  • Previous business:
    • The budget was presented and discussed 
      • Move to approve the budget
        • M/S Sister Hunt/Sister Poissant
        • Carried
  • New business:
    • Resolutions of National Convention (Constitution)
      • Discussion on a few resolutions
        • Participation in Regional Committees
          • 2 delegates for the 1st 500 members
          • 1 for each additional 500
        • Section 14 Subsection(14)
          • Resolutions need to be debated and adopted
        • Section 14 Subsection (13)
          • Re: good standing of delegate
        • Area Council Elections of Officers
          • Elected for a 3 year term
        • Section 5: Memberships rights
          •  To include genetic characteristics
            • To comply the Canadian Human Rights Act of May 2017
  • Regional Office Update
    • Bargaining Webinar
      • April 5/7 EA/PA  SV/TC
    • Region Mobilization Summit in May
    • Call Bank Day – coming up
    • Fair Wage Action – April 12
    • Education
      • TUB Mar 25/26
      • Grievance Handling April 28, 29, 30
    • Calgary Area Council up and running again
  • Round Table
    • Webinar International Women Day March 8 at 6pm
      • Also PSAC IWD Newsletter
  • Actions:
  • Elections:
    • President
      • Sister Thomas
        • Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Poissant
        • Acclaimed
    • Vice President
      • Brother Wilson
        • Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Poissant
        • Decline
      • Brother Fayemiwo
        • Nominated/Seconded Sister Hunt/Sister Poissant
        • Decline
      • Sister Hunt
        • Nominated/Seconded Brother Pearson/Brother Fayemiwo
        • Acclaimed
    • Secretary/Treasurer
      • Brother Pearson
        • Nominated/Seconded Sister Poissant/Brother Wilson
        • Acclaimed
  • Next meeting date, time and location:  TBA
  • Agenda for next meeting:
  • Adjournment