Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee March Meeting Minutes

Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee March Meeting Minutes

Lethbridge Regional Women’s Committee

March 6, 2018 @ 7:30pm

Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Krysty Munns (Secretary/Treasurer;  local 30048), Kristy Slattery (rotating chair; local 30036); Kathy Dorchak (local 30027); Stephanie Erb (Vice-Chair; local 30048)

Regrets: Dorothy McRae (30048), Shirley Stolk (30048) and Danielle Possiant (30907)

Called to order at 7:34pm

  • Adoption of Agenda
    • M/S/C
    • K. Munns/K. Slattery/C
  • Review and approval of the previous meeting’s minutes
    • M/S/C
    • K. Slattery/K. Dorchak/C
  • 2018 Budget Finalization
    • Brief discussion regarding 2017 books and 2018 budget requests
    • Looked at including community events that are related to the PSAC Women’s Committee priorities including:
      • Childcare initiative/Labour Day Picnic Support
      • Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women/Sisters in Spirit Support
      • Domestic Violence Leave/Community outreach projects and workplace plant gate/Human Rights day
      • Pay Equity/Community outreach project/workplace plant gates/Person’s day University Federation of Canadian Women Support
    • Included more financial support for Medicine Hat events
    • Discussed ideas for IWD 2019 to include community event as well as a movie film screening.
  • IWD 2018
    • Sisters K. Slattery, T. Drawu, K. Dorchak, and K. Munns will purchase some cakes from Safeway to bring into work on March 8th to celebrate International Women’s Day.
    • Bring in information related to 10 days of paid leave for victims of domestic violence
    • Have important one-on-one conversations about the work the PSAC and PSAC Women’s’ Committees are doing for our members.
  • Roundtable
    • Upcoming education courses
      • TUB – Lethbridge/Waterton Area March 24-25
      • Mini Union School – Lethbridge May 5-6th
    • K. Munns will be traveling to Toronto to take part in the National PSAC Triennial Convention April 28 – May 4, 2018.

Next Meeting May 31st @ 7:30pm

Meeting Adjourned at 8:15pm