Winnipeg RWC Mtg Minutes – Apr 12 2016

In Attendance: Gloria Kelly, Lorelei Topnik, Darlene McClure, Mona Simcoe, Tania Lachance, Nicole Papineau, Denise Garand, Rhonda Alsop, Stephanie Primrose, Yvonne Hein, Valerie Denesiuk

PSAC Regional Women’s Committee Meeting
Tuesday 12 April 2016
PSAC Regional Office
460-175 Hargrave Street

 

In Attendance: Gloria Kelly, Lorelei Topnik, Darlene McClure, Mona Simcoe, Tania Lachance, Nicole Papineau, Denise Garand, Rhonda Alsop, Stephanie Primrose, Yvonne Hein, Valerie Denesiuk.

Regrets: Anna Goldfeld

 

1)Introductions and Call to Order at 5:25pm

PSAC statement on Harassment read by Mona Simcoe identifying anti-harassment resource person as Mona Simcoe agreed to by all.

2)Adoption of Agenda

Motion to adopt agenda as circulated.                                   Darlene McClure/Lorelei Topnik

3)Adoption of minutes

Motion to adopt minutes as circulated November 2015        Darlene McClure/Lorelei Topnik

Motion to adopt minutes as circulated March 2016               Darlene McClure/Lorelei Topnik

4)Treasurer’s Report

Treasurer’s report not available

Report of Progress                                                                  Darlene McClure/Tania Lachance

Sister Gloria Kelly gave a report on the Finance Committee

-Met and went through all Budgets

-women’s committee special projects fund

-child care fund re project with child care submit to Andre Cote business case

-prairie union school Wasakoo funds

5) Previous Business:

International Women’s Day

-230 tickets plus waiting list so great success

-$1800 silent auction (1/2 project to inner city playground/1/2 undecided at this time)

-women’s memorial – dessert social for unveiling

-Dec 6 day of mourning – poinsettia/sway raises money

-funds raised to be used to support community based projects

6) New Business:

Regional Women’s Conference June 11-12 Winnipeg

-Deadline to apply is finished

-Wish is that if applied then all should attend if spots available

-sign up for PSAC web site newsletter to receive all information

-conference will look at resolutions that want to be put through to the Regional Women’s Committee

-May Women’s Committee meeting will look at resolutions

-Locals will be asked to move these resolutions forward at their levels

-Darlene and Gloria are on the Steering Committee

-Anna Pazdzierski Nova House will be asked to be keynote speaker at conference

7) Potential Partnerships with Child Care Coalition of Manitoba

-Monica and Gloria attended AGM for Child Care coalition

-money to flow from Status of Women Canada once again

-Gloria to talk to Coalition to see if there is something we can lobby and advocacy work

8) Social Justice Fund

-Area Council has $2100 in Social Justice fund not being used

-a proposal would need to be put together for funding

-looking for suggestions on Social Justice fund

9) Kent Road School

-we continue to donate to Kent Roads School breakfast program so they can do breakfast program 5 days week instead of 2 days

10)Thank you Letter

-Thank you letter from Nova House in regard to the toiletries that were donated.

11)Next Meeting May 10

Meeting adjourned by Darlene McClure

Desserts/Door Prizes thank you to Sister Gloria Kelly