Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee Meeting Minutes (January 24th, 2022)

January 24th @ 6:30 PM via Zoom

Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee

January 24th @ 6:30 PM via Zoom

Attendees: Stephanie Erb, Danielle Poissant, Krysty Thomas, Sherry Hunt, Dolly Ablitt

Called to order:   6:30 PM

a) Adoption of Agenda

M/S/C

S. Erb/ K. Thomas/ Carried

b) Review previous meetings minutes (November 1st, 2021)

M/S/C

K. Thomas/ D. Poissant/ Carried

c) Financial Report

November 1st to December 31st, 2021

Closing bank balance and book balance $1850.86

M/S/C

S. Erb/ S. Hunt/ Carried

d) Update from Calgary Regional Office- Dolly Ablitt

Recently had meetings on Education, sent out a survey and followed up with reminders, deadline fast approaching. Two upcoming courses regionally (TUB). Based on the survey, looking to deliver the stewards series and scheduling a Local Officer Training. Recent talks about the retreat for women and a call out for a team to work to put that event on. Bargaining informational session coming out and starting to mobilize locals.

e) Old business:

1)      November/December Recap                  –  Emergency Shelter- contributed treats, coffee, hot food, laundry (blankets);

–          Lighting of the teepee; and

–          Regina women’s committee kitchen conversation- 2 academics on the pandemic, currently coercion control is not illegal, would like to lobby for legislation change, bill before the house of common to make coercion control illegal.

f) New Business:

(1)  2021-2022 Budget and Project Discussion- See attached “Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee- Work Plan 2022-2023” and “Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee Budget Request”, which will be further discussed and voted on at the next meeting.

(2) IWD/RWC Committee Relaunch- Highlight all the RWC in the region. Basic description on the committees, then an e-Publication as well as a paper copy will come out. At that time, registration/applications for the She-Covery conference will be opened.

(3) She-Covery Conference- In the fall, not something that the usual people are planning. Call out for organizers to be sent out soon.

 g) Round Table:

h) Next Meeting – AGM Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 at 6:30pm

 i) Adjourn: 7:48 PM