Annual General Meeting September 20, 2017
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Da Vinci Centre, 195 Bay St, Victoria, BC V9A 3K4. Doors open at 5 PM, meeting starts at 5:30 PM. The agenda and election nomination forms will be posted soon. A copy of the Meeting Notice, Agenda and Nomination Form are available.
- Minor bylaw amendments to support additional VIHA coordinators.
- To pay the membership officer a monthly stipend of $100, same as the coordinators.
- Amend bylaws section 6(a) and 6(b) to state that membership meetings, including the annual general membership meeting, are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, not the third.
The following positions will be up for election.
Elections for Executive Positions:
|Position||Current Holder||Term||Next Expiry|
|Vice-President||Tom Benjamin||2 years||September 2019|
|Treasurer||Henry Lee||2 years||September 2019|
|Chair VIHA||Michael McKinley||2 years||September 2019|
|Chair WSPRS||Shawn Davies||2 years||September 2019|
|Coordinator 2 CRD||Ian Elliott||2 years||September 2019|
|Coordinator 4 CRD||Graziella Schaerer Martin||2 years||September 2019|
|Coordinator VIHA||Lindsay Fumalle||2 years||September 2019|
|Trustee||Carli Miles||3 years||September 2020|
Eligibility for Election
Please note the following from Section 10 of the CUPE Local 1978 Bylaws:
10(a)2 No nomination shall be accepted unless the member is in attendance at the meeting or has previously filed with the nomination committee his consent in writing duly witnessed by another member to allow his name to stand for election.
10(a)3 No person will be nominated for any office unless he has been a member in good standing for at least six (6) months in addition to the other provisions of
this subsection. No member shall be eligible for nomination if he is in arrears of dues and/or assessments.
10(b)8 Nominees for Chair or Co-ordinator positions must be from the work unit to be represented. If no nominations are submitted from within the work unit, then nominations will be opened up to all members.
Please refer to Section 9 of the Bylaws of CUPE 1978 for a description of the duties of each position on the Executive. A PDF of the Bylaws is available online at CUPE 1978 Bylaws.
Annual General Meeting
The fourth Wednesday in September.
In 2017: September 20.
General Membership Regular Meetings
The fourth Wednesday of every February, April, June and November.
In 2017: February 22, April 26, June 28, November 22.