Local Presidents’ Planning Checklist for Convention 2023

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  • Schedule a General Membership Meeting (GMM), as per Article 29.7.1 of the Constitution, either in the fall or early in the new year.
  • Trustee Audit Reports up-to-date as of December 31, 2022 – in order to obtain time-off letters for alternates and observers attending Convention.
  • “Applications for Membership” completed by all new members – Delegate entitlement to Convention is based on “signed-up” members as of December 31, 2022 (no exceptions).
  • GMM held with quorum achieved, as per Article 29.8.2, to elect delegates/alternates to Regional Meeting and Convention.
  • January 9 , 2023– Convention call issued to all local presidents listing number of signed-up members and delegate/alternate entitlement.
  • February 15 – Deadline for all Convention awards nominations to be sent to Corporatesecretary@opseu.org
  • March 3 – Deadline to submit constitutional amendments to constitution@opseu.org
  • March 3 – Deadline to submit resolution to resolutions@opseu.org
  • March 3 – Local credential deadline for Convention to be sent to convention@opseu.org
  • March 3 – Deadline for registration using the Member Portal. Please note that you must include a request for a time off letter, childcare and hotel room.
  • April 3 – Delegates to be sent links to Sections A – H as per the Constitution.
  • April 19– Convention registration – 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the MTCC.
  • April 20, 21 and 22 – Convention 2023 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center

Please note: In an effort to uphold OPSEU/SEFPO’s fiscal responsibilities, event deadlines must be adhered to. Submissions after the deadline will be considered on an individual basis.