Regional Women's Committee
May 19, 2010
Darlene Lewis, RWC Chair
Carisa David, UTE 30025
Bonnie Lo, CEIU 30851
Maria Do Rosario, CEIU 30851
Nina Kiviluoma, PRC EAC Rep.
Meeting Called to Order by Sister Darlene Lewis
12.0 Agenda was adopted by consensus
12.1 Previous minutes were approved by consensus
12.2 Sister Bonnie Lo gave a verbal report on Finances. We have received our partial funding from REVP Robyn Benson in the amount of $500.00
12.3 Sister Nina Kiviluoma discussed the National Women’s Conference and reminded the RWC members of the deadlines for Registration and Resolutions
12.4 Sister Darlene Lewis discussed Tools for Schools and talked about what the goal was this year. The RWC wants to supply an entire school with one piece of supplies. Sister Nina Kiviluoma suggested that they contact the Social Justice Fund and submit a business case to get additional funding and send a Call Out Poster to all the Locals seeking donations.
12.5 As a Committee there was some discussion on what kind of resolutions we wanted to see come out of our RWC. Sister Darlene Lewis mentioned that Sister Robyn Benson suggested each RWC complete and submit 2 Resolutions to the Prairie Region Women’s Conference. Bullying in the workplace was and discussed as well as women being penalized on their superannuation when they are on Compassionate Care Leave or Maternity Leave. We also suggested that we do a resolution that changes the voting process at convention.
12.6 Sister Bonnie Lo was selected as the Delegate to the National Women’s Conference through consensus. Sister Carisa David was selected as the Delegate to the Prairie Region Women’s Conference through consensus.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:05pm