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Minutes of September 7, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of September 7, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

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September 7, 2016

The Executive Committee was called to order at 10:09 a.m.  First Vice President/Treasurer Almeida was in the Chair.  All members were present except President Thomas, the reason was acceptable to the Chair.  Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

President’s Report

We Own It! Phase 1

Moved by Almeida/Tungatt

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Committee waive the 30-day notice for expenses in excess of $10,000.

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy   for
Arbus, Jeff         for
Elliott, Len          for
Jones, Gareth    for
Labelle, Sara      for
Magner, Myles    for
Thibodeau, Carl  for
Thomas, Warren  —
Tungatt, Debbie   for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Moved by Almeida/Tungatt

Whereas five companies specializing in union marketing and advertising campaigns were invited to submit requests for proposals to support OPSEUs Phase One We Own It! campaign; and

Whereas three companies returned fulsome submissions; and

Whereas the proposals were carefully scrutinized, companies were interviewed and a scoring system applied by Communications professional staff;

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Committee recommend to the OPSEU Executive Board that the company PILOT be awarded the contract for the first phase of the We Own It! campaign and the budget be approved as described in the proposal and that funds be drawn from the Convention approved We Own It! budget line.

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy   for
Arbus, Jeff         for
Elliott, Len          for
Jones, Gareth    for
Labelle, Sara      for
Magner, Myles    for
Thibodeau, Carl  for
Thomas, Warren  —
Tungatt, Debbie   for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:58 a.m.  All members were present except President Thomas.

(Original signed by)

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President
Nicole Glass, A/Corporate Secretary