Lethbridge Area Council Meeting Minutes – Nov. 16, 2021

General Meeting

November 16, 2021

Via Zoom

In attendance:  Krysty Thomas (Munns) (30048), President; David Pearson (30048),

Secretary/Treasurer; Sherry Hunt (30048); Danielle Poissant, Southern Alberta Geographical Rep; Ade Adesoji Michael Fayemiwo (30048); Ray Wilson (30048); Stephanie Erb (30048)

Regrets:   

Guests: Alex Creamer (30025); Lindsey Sparks, PSAC Regional Representative

  1. Call to Order:
    1. 6:02pm
  • Approval of the Agenda:
    • By Consensus
  • Review and approval of the previous meeting’s agenda 
    • Approval of September 13 Meeting  
      • M/S Sister Poissant/Sister Erb
      • Carried   
  • Reports:
    • Treasurer Report
      • $657.14 as of November 16, 2021
      • Motion to accept Treasurer Report
        • M/S Brother Pearson/Brother Wilson
        • Carried
  • Previous business: 
    • none
  • New business:  
    • Report from the PRC
      • Lethbridge Area Council in good standing
      • Meeting after convention
        • Had Anti-Oppression training
        • Worked in the PRC Handbook
        • Worked on Committee Reports
          • Sister Hunt is a member of the Education Committee
          • Sister Thomas is a member of the Finance Committee
          • Sister Poissant is a member of the By-Laws Committee
        • Completed convention business
  • Budget/Activities
    • Human Rights Day Dec 10, 2021
      • Write to Right day Amnesty International  
        • Both in person or at home
        • Encourage our member to participate in the day  
        • Motion to ask the Region for $200 to support local Write to Right day
          • M/S Sister Erb/Brother Wilson
          • Carried iii. Ask the region  
      • Food Bank
        • Motion to ask the Region for $300 for seed for the food bank
          • M/S Brother Pearson/Brother Wilson
          • Carried
  • Rally for the UofL Faculty Association
    • 3-5pm November 17, 2021
  • Lobby event
    • CLC virtual lobby training
      • To get to know our MP’s again
  • Regional Office
    • Education
      • TUB Course – Alberta Wide
      • Grievance Handling Course
      • Mini-Union School Dec 6/7 ii. Office may open in January and in class courses in February

iii. Calendars

  1. Same as last year
    1. Sent to members with known addresses iv. Can offer half-hour courses at end of meeting
  • Actions: 
    • Bring activities and budget items to next meeting
  • Elections:
    • Election of Delegate to PSAC Triennial 
      • Sister Thomas
        • Nominated/Seconded Brother Pearson/Sister Poissant
        • Acclaimed
    • Election of Alternate to PSAC Triennial
      • Sister Poissant
        • Nominated/Seconded Brother Pearson/Brother Wilson
        • Acclaimed
  • Next meeting date, time and location:  
    • February 15, 2022 at 6pm
      • Could be in person  
  1. Agenda for next meeting:  
    1. The budget and activities
  1. Adjournment:
    1. 6:40pm