Westman Area Council Minutes (February 2014)

February 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm at the Double Decker Restaurant

Attendees: Jeff Sexton, Glen Johnston, Roy Clark, Randy Walker, Susan Norman, Martin Kaminski, and Tracy Thor 

The meeting was called to order at 5:17 PM by Glen Johnston.

Regrets: Nil.

Harassment Statement and Advisor Susan read the PSAC harassment statement and agreed to act as the harassment advisor.

Previous Minutes

The minutes from the previous meeting were read. A correction is required “Bill C-4” Motioned to accept the minutes as corrected.  Motion carried.

Correspondence  We have received correspondence regarding:

  • Sick Leave Questions

  • A Budget Watch

  • Union School Organizing Committee for next year

  • PRC Convention – 5 March is the deadline for acceptance of resolutions.

Business form Correspondence None.

Presidents Report

Not much from the Area Council which needs to change.  We need more members in the council and more contact between the council and its members.

Treasurers Report See attachment.

Business from the Treasurers Report An audit of the financials will be done tonight by Roy and Martin as neither of them has any signing authority on the account.

Budget: The Christmas Tree Auction has been added as a line item to the proposed budget for 2014. Received a cheque for 154.36 from Glen to correct an error in the financial statement. The financial statement was checked and found correct. Jeff made a motion to accept the report as presented. Seconded by Susan. The motion was carried.


The President stepped down and Tracy took over the meeting and called for nominations for the position of AC President.

Martin nominated Glen, seconded by Susan.  Glen nominated Martin, seconded by Jeff.  After three calls the nominations were closed.

Martin declined the nomination. Glen declined the nomination. The floor was opened for further nominations.  Martin nominated Susan, seconded by Glen. Susan declined the nomination.

With no current candidates the position will have to remain vacant until the next meeting.  We will try to contact locals including the University to encourage new membership in the council.

 New Business

 Adjournment Randy made a motion to adjourn at 6:45 PM.  The motion was carried.