Spring General Meeting - June 19, 2002 word file

Meeting called to order: 10:08 am

Approval of Fall 2001 General Meeting Minutes: approved

Reports

  • President: Eric Alstrom
    - A good year
    - Did all our events
    - Rendered speechless
  • Treasurer: Jamie Dalton
    Report given.
  • Scholarship: Goodie Corriveau
    - 32 scholarships
    - 28 fitness
    - 4 academic

    Increased the amount of scholarships to 40 dollars.
    This year may have lead to more requests

    We were reminded that we can submit requests for any courses, athletic classes, and memberships.
  • Welfare: Julie McIntyre (absent)
    - Since Oct. 24th meeting, 1 birth, 1 wedding, 8 illnesses, 6 deaths.
    - A second request for liaisons to report events to Julie when they happen so that flowers can be sent.
  • Craft Fair: Barb Krieger
    - Nov. 22nd (Friday).
    - Spent a little more on adverts and made more money
    - Liaisons will get fliers from her to ask for people to volunteer (present and help)
  • Social/Holiday Party: Jill Wilcox
    - Last year was difficult.
    • Awards banquet canceled due to Sept. 11, then rescheduled.
    • Holiday party was difficult due to tower room not being available.
    • Thanks to all who helped out

    - Awards banquet will be in early September
    - This year’s holiday party
    • Request for input on where the party should be this year. Please talk to your liaison, Jill or Miguel.
    • Question: Could we have it on a Thursday to facilitate eating our own leftovers?
    • Tower room, might we have only appetizers rather than a sit down meal as it might make it easier to have the event in the tower room.
    - Spring and Fall meetings and other events
    • Collis wants to make the common ground more a “Student Center” and so we may not be able to have our meetings in Collis in the future.

    - Mimi’s last DCLSA meeting
    • Applause for her years of service!
  • Programs: Andrea Sheehan
    - Introduction of reconstituting of office.

Announcement of names of new staff members (John Crane) (absent) (Eric Alstom read)

Introduce Nominees for Vice President/President Elect, Treasurer, and Members-at-Large. NOTE: Voting will take place by e-mail ballot starting after the meeting until Friday, June 21, at 1:00 pm.

  • Miguel makes remarks
    - Promises to make the major events happen and perhaps add some.
  • Candidates will be e-mailed out and all candidates are introduced.
  • Committee members are introduced.
  • Suggestion that a special invitation should be sent to the new people so that they know what the event is and that we would love to meet them.
    - Eric said he will make sure it happens in the future.

Old Business

  • Vote on proposal to amend DCLSA Constitution Article VII, Section 1A (adding marriages and civil unions to list of events acknowledged by the DCLSA Welfare Committee). NOTE: This item was brought up for discussion at the Fall Meeting.
    - Motion Carries.

New Business

  • A suggestion was made that a special invitation should be sent to the new people so that they know what the event is and that we would love to meet them.
    - Eric said he will make sure it happens in the future.

Adjournment: 10:35 am.