Lethbridge RWC Meeting Minutes ~ Dec 7, 2017

Lethbridge RWC Meeting Minutes ~ Dec 7, 2017

Monthly General Meeting

Dec 7, 2017 6:00 – 7 pm – Ohso’s Lounge


Krysty Munns (30048), Kristy Slattery (30036), Kathy Dorchak (30027), Dorothy McRae (RVP, AGR 30048), Stephanie Erb (30048), Danielle Possiant (via teleconference, 30907)

Regrets: none

  1. Adoption of Agenda​ S. Erb/K. Dorchak/Carried
  2. Review and approval of the previous meeting’s minutes K. Munns/K. Dorchak/Carried
  3. Treasurer’s Report
    • Bank statement as of November 30th 2017 $4276.30
    • Outstanding commitments
      • $140.57 to the UofL Menstruation Drive (Costco)
      • $200 for Sister’s in Spirit Vigil (hasn’t be posted yet)
    • Remaining Bank Balance $3935.73
    • Request for:
      1. Motion to purchase soups and sandwiches and postage for Human Right Day Event ($200 for soups and sandwiches) K. Munns/S. Erb/Carried
  4. Motion to cover dinner expenses for the Holiday Giving project  K. Munns/K. Slattery/Carried

Old Business

  1. PSAC Women’s Retreat Debrief
    • Informative weekend, learned about HERstory in the labour movement, guest speakers including woman from the Calgary police who aid individuals in domestic violence situations and a woman from the friendship society in Calgary speaking on MMIW.
    • Discussed Women committee priorities 
  • A) Domestic Violence in the Workplace and our ask in our collective agreements for 10 paid days leave for those affect by domestic violence
  • B) Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women – keep the pressure on the government to complete a national inquiry.
  • C) Pay Equity
  • D) Childcare

2. Review of Quarterly Report

  • Few spelling errors, forward to Dolly after correction

New and Ongoing Business

  1. Plans for international women’s day
    • Bring forward to next meeting in January


  1. Upcoming education in winter of 2018
  2. Check the website, some local courses coming

Motion to Adjourn M/S/C K. Slattery/S. Erb/C

Next meeting date: January 25th @ 7:30pm.

Tentative Agenda

  1. Adoption of Agenda
  2. Review and approval of the previous meeting’s minutes
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Old Business
  5. New and Ongoing Business
    • Plans for International Women’s Day
    • Project Planning for 2018
    • 2018 Budget Request