November 12 Membership Meeting Recap

November 13, 2019

Thank you to all who were able to come out to yesterday's membership meeting. Below is a recap of the meeting.

Peter Taylor has resigned his position of Secretary Treasurer. We are extremely thankful to his committment to the membership and will miss him on the executive. He served on the executive for over 20 years.

Nominations were taken for the secretary treasurer and Jeff Culhane was acclaimed into the position. In order to accept the position, Jeff regsigned from his current position of Second Vice President. Nominations for that position will take place at the December Membership Meeting.

The treasurer's report was presented and shared some of the changes we'll see on future reports to show year to date and budgeted numbers. An update of spending for the new building will show on future treasurer reports as well.

In the president's report, it was shared some of the recent training members have undergone for Financial Essentials, Bargaining, and Understanding the Collective Agreement. Five members of the executive were also selected to be part of the committee meetings for CUPE BC to help shape the direction of CUPE BC and its initiatives.

Committee Reports

Three grievances have recently been settled; however, two new ones have been started.

The adult and childrens Christmas Parties are available for registration at any recreation centre. The adult party is almost sold out!

New Business

Notice of Motion - CUPE 403 to donate $500 to Langley United Soccer Association in 2020.

There was a discussion on communication and the various styles the local is using. We will try email communication again. Thank you to members that help share the message of the local and encourage attendance at the membership meetings.

Detailed minutes will be available at the December meeting.

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