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Minutes of Council Meetings

Minutes of a Special Meeting of the Governing Council of the Ontario College of Teachers, held on Monday April 27, 1998 in Council Chamber A, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto.

Table of Contents

1. Call to Order and Welcome

2. Approval of Agenda

3. Business

4. Next Meeting

5. Adjournment

Present: Sandi Bell (conference call), Larry Capstick (conference call), Doug Carter (conference call), Paul Charron, Wayne Cornack (conference call), John Cruickshank (Vice-Chair), Margaret Dempsey (conference call), Solette Gelberg (conference call), Michel Gravelle, Jean Hanson (conference call) , Frances Hill (conference call), Donna Marie Kennedy (Chair), Marilyn Laframboise, Diane Leblovic (conference call), Alfred Lorenzi (conference call), Kathleen McFadyen, George Merrett, Karen Mitchell (conference call), Harry Mulvale, Nicholas Myrhorod (conference call), Cecilia Reynolds, William Rogers (conference call), Anthony Saldanha (conference call), Stan Shapson (conference call) , John Slade (conference call), Frances Thorne (conference call), Clarice West-Hobbs, Margaret Wilson (Registrar)

Guests: Caroline Zayid (Legal Counsel, McCarthy Tétrault), Bryan Graham, Coopers & Lybrand

Staff: Joe Atkinson, Peter Brown, Noel Clark, Genny Humby, Richard Lewko, Patrick O’Neill, Lyn Voorhees

Regrets: Liz Barkley, Jackie Breithaupt, Lynn Daigneault, David Somer

1. Call to Order and Welcome

The Chair, Donna Marie Kennedy, called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.

2.Approval of Agenda (GC19980427-35)

It was moved by John Cruickshank, seconded by Kathleen McFadyen, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the Agenda for the April 27, 1998 Special Meeting of the Council of the Ontario College of Teachers.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Sandi Bell

 

Larry Capstick

 

Doug Carter

 

Paul Charron

 

Wayne Cornack

 

John Cruickshank

 

Margaret Dempsey

 

Solette Gelberg

 

Michel Gravelle

Jean Hanson

Frances Hill

Donna Marie Kennedy

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Alfred Lorenzi

Kathleen McFadyen

George Merrett

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Nicholas Myrhorod

Cecilia Reynolds

 

William Rogers

 

Anthony Saldanha

 

Stan Shapson

 

John Slade

 

Frances Thorne

 

Clarice West-Hobbs

 

For: 27

Against 0

3. Business

3.1.1 Finance Committee (GC19980427-36)

The Chair of the Finance Committee, Paul Charron, briefly addressed the meeting. During discussion Bryan Graham, Coopers & Lybrand, advised that it was not a requirement that the Audit Findings be published in the audited accounts. It was agreed to consider the Audit Findings at the May meeting of the Council.

3.1.1 Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 1997. (GC19980427-36)

It was moved by John Cruickshank, seconded by Kathleen McFadyen, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the Audited Financial Statements of the Ontario College of Teachers for the year ended December 31, 1997.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Sandi Bell

 

Larry Capstick

 

Doug Carter

 

Paul Charron

 

Wayne Cornack

 

John Cruickshank

 

Margaret Dempsey

 

Solette Gelberg

 

Michel Gravelle

Jean Hanson

Frances Hill

Donna Marie Kennedy

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Alfred Lorenzi

Kathleen McFadyen

George Merrett

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Nicholas Myrhorod

Cecilia Reynolds

 

William Rogers

 

Anthony Saldanha

 

Stan Shapson

 

John Slade

 

Frances Thorne

 

Clarice West-Hobbs

 

For: 27

Against 0

3.1.2 Appointment of Auditor (GC19980427-37)

Bryan Graham left the meeting whilst this matter was discussed.

It was moved by Kathleen McFadyen, seconded by John Cruickshank, and

CARRIED,

That Council appoint Coopers & Lybrand as Auditor for the Ontario College of Teachers for the 1998 fiscal year.

Recorded Vote:

For

Against

Sandi Bell

 

Larry Capstick

 

Doug Carter

 

Paul Charron

 

Wayne Cornack

 

John Cruickshank

 

Margaret Dempsey

 

Solette Gelberg

 

Michel Gravelle

Jean Hanson

Frances Hill

Donna Marie Kennedy

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Alfred Lorenzi

Kathleen McFadyen

George Merrett

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Nicholas Myrhorod

Cecilia Reynolds

 

William Rogers

 

Anthony Saldanha

 

Stan Shapson

 

John Slade

 

Frances Thorne

 

Clarice West-Hobbs

 

For: 27

Against 0

3.2 Annual Report (GC19980427-38)

Copies of the Registrar's Message were circulated Council Members prior to the meeting (GC19980427-67). During discussion it was noted that a report on the Human Resources Advisory Subcommittee would be included in the Executive Committee Report. It was agreed that there would be consistency in the method in which the composition of all committees would be recorded in the Annual Report.

It was moved by Kathleen McFadyen, seconded by John Cruickshank, and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the 1997 Annual Report of the Ontario College of Teachers, with additions.

Recorded Vote:

For Against

For

Against

Sandi Bell

 

Larry Capstick

 

Doug Carter

 

Paul Charron

 

Wayne Cornack

 

John Cruickshank

 

Margaret Dempsey

 

Solette Gelberg

 

Michel Gravelle

Jean Hanson

Frances Hill

Donna Marie Kennedy

Marilyn Laframboise

Diane Leblovic

Alfred Lorenzi

Kathleen McFadyen

George Merrett

Karen Mitchell

Harry Mulvale

Nicholas Myrhorod

Cecilia Reynolds

 

William Rogers

 

Anthony Saldanha

 

John Slade

 

Frances Thorne

 

Clarice West-Hobbs

 

For: 26

Against 0

3.3 Annual Meeting

The Registrar reported briefly on preparations for the forthcoming Annual Meeting of Members.

4. Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Council of the Ontario College of Teachers, the Annual Meeting of the Council was scheduled for 9.00 am on Thursday May 28 and Friday May 29, 1998.

5. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 4.55pm.

Signed: Chair

Dated

Resolutions passed at the Special Meeting of the Governing Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held on Monday, April 27, 1998 in Council Chamber A, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto.

  1. That Council approve the Agenda for the April 27, 1998 Special Meeting of the Council of the Ontario College of Teachers.

  2. That Council approve the Audited Financial Statements of the Ontario College of Teachers for the year ended December 31, 1997.

  3. That Council appoint Coopers & Lybrand as Auditor for the Ontario College of Teachers for the 1998 fiscal year.

  4. That Council approve the 1997 Annual Report of the Ontario College of Teachers, with additions.

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