Local 903 – Minutes Of The Special General Membership Meeting 18 April 2013

30903 Minutes

Minutes Of The

Special General Membership Meeting

18 April 2013



Meeting held in the 7CFSD Union Room.


In Attendance:


President:                                 Carla Van Dyk

Vice President:                          Mike Zubrack

Sec.Tres.Chief Steward:         Rick Parenteau

Health & Safety:                       Wayne Parks

Steward:                                   Bob Tucci

Steward:                                   Carol McDonald

Steward:                                   Ed Yerex

Membership:                            See Attached List


1.         Meeting called to order at 12:03pm.


2.         Reading of UNDE Harassment Policy by Br. Rick Parenteau.


3.         Agenda for the meeting was presented.

Motion by Br. Rick Parenteau to approve the Agenda;

Seconded by Br. Mike Zubrack.



4.         Minutes of the Special General Membership Meeting held on 11 December 2012 were presented.

Motion by Sr. Carla Van Dyk to adopt the minutes as presented;

            Seconded by Br. Rick Parenteau.


5.         Vice President informed membership of the PSAC National President’s memo regarding the upcoming National Public Service Week and a boycott.


Motion by Br. Mike Zubrack for UNDE Local 30903 to not participate and boycott National Public Service Week;

Seconded by Br. Keith Betzner.

Motion Discussion

Membership topics of discussion were:

–         information regarding other union local’s participation and available statistics

–         CFB Edmonton events (UNDE Local 30905)

–         reasons for the proposed boycott from PSAC National Board of Directors in correlation to 7CFSD

–         participation by membership in other 7CFSD events

–         individual member’s ability to choose to boycott or to participate

–         waste to membership and employer with regard to time and to funding

–         ability and willingness of Local 30903 to enforce the motion to boycott

–         union funding for National Public Service Week recognition



6.         Motion by Br. Mike Zubrack to adjourn the meeting;

Seconded by Sr. Jayne Fisher.



7.         Meeting was adjourned.