Summerland Research Station, Summerland

In Attendance: Susan Yaciw UTE 20003, Joy Harrison APSAR, Kelly Megyesi (phone) CEIU 20915, Annette Hale USGE 20153, Roberta Gourlie CEIU 20915, Carolyn McGillivray CIU 20045, Darrell-Lee McKenzie AGR 20043, Martha Johnson UVA 20035, Gaby Villecourt USGE 20153 Grace MacIver NHU 20031, Andrea Johnson USGE 20153

The meeting was called to order at 11:15a.m. with Kelly Megyesi in the chair via teleconference.

Minutes: Minutes from September 14, 2009 were reviewed. m/s/c

Roberta distributed copies of Kelly’s report for year ending December 31, 2009, year-end
financial statement, transaction breakdown, bank statement ending December 31, 2009,
and a 2010 budget.

Treasurer’s Report:
– The year-end financial statement was reviewed. $2108.00 balance.
– Donations were lower last year than year previous due to anticipated funding for
observer attendance at PSAC Convention. Observer became delegate so $600
funding returned.
Motion: Kelly moved, Susan seconded THAT 2009 Treasurer’s Report be
accepted as distributed. Carried
Motion: Darrell-Lee moved, Susan seconded THAT 2010 Budget be
accepted as distributed. Carried.

Old Business:
1) Andrée Coté Event:
– Andrée unable to attend meeting so event cancelled as previously notified via emails.
New Business:
1) International Women’s Day:
– Suggestions requested by Kelly regarding IWD activities and/or recognition.
Unanimous agreement to use Gaby’s logo that was on the sticky notes last year,
on a different product this year.
Motion : Roberta Gourlie moved, Susan Yaciw seconded THAT up to $500
be budgeted for creation and purchase of promotional item endorsed
with Gaby’s logo. Carried
Action: Kelly will check into items such as safety carabineer or other item and
send e-mail with options to vote on.
2) BC Regional Women’s Conference:
– Conference being held in June 2010.
– Kelly on organizing committee and Annette Hale volunteered to help when able,
including participating in up-coming conference call.
3) Elections:
Elections were held for all positions with the following results:
Chair – Kelly Megyesi acclaimed.
Vice-Chair – Maria-Luiza Romano acclaimed.
Secretary – Roberta Gourlie acclaimed (assistance later in year from others
depending upon results of formation of South Okanagan Area Council)
Treasurer – Kelly Megyesi acclaimed.
Round Table:
Kelly suggested the Okanagan establish a PSAC Human Rights Committee. Support from
remaining members present to support and pursue this option.
Action: Kelly will obtain further information on what’s involved in establishing
a local committee and sent out via e-mail.
Next Meeting: TBA
Adjourned at 11:50 a.m. m/s/c


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