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Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held on April 22, 2009 in the Council Chambers, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto

Table of Contents

1. Call to Order/Welcome

2. Agenda

3. Conflict of Interest

4. Business

5. Notices of Motion

6. Adjournment

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held on April 22, 2009 in the Council Chambers, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto

Present: Danny Anckle, Greg Anderson, Paul Brazeau, Tammy Bush, Don Cattani (Chair), Monique Châteauvert, Brian Doubleday, Cynthia Farrar, Dean Favero, Laura Featherstone, Rosemary Fontaine, Nick Forte, Dobi-Dawn Frenette, E. Clyde Glasgow, Mel Greif, Brent Hamelin, Gordon Hough, Annilee Jarvis (Vice-Chair), Bill Kirkwood, Anne Marie Levesque, Bill Matheson, Heather Nagy, Jacques Pavesi, Ruth Ann Penny, Tanya Roberts, Susan Robertson, Pauline Smart, John Tucker, Hanno Weinberger, Lise Roy-Kolbusz (Interim Registrar)

Regrets: Madhu Bhardwaj, Gabrielle Blais, Peter Joong, Garry Humphreys, Alison Morawek, Jacques Tremblay, Henry Tyndorf, Sharon Young Kipp

Presiding Officer: Douglas McCarthy

Guests: Mark Cowie, Executive Vice-President, Colliers International Tran Chow, Financial Analyst, Colliers International Danny Grandilli, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

Staff: Margaret Aubé, Kim Bauer, Francine Dutrisac (Acting Deputy Registrar), Myrtle Herzenberg, Joe Jamieson, Michael Kaptein,

Richard Lewko, Michelle Longlade, Charlie Morrison, Katherin Platt, Linda Zaks-Walker

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Presiding Officer, Douglas McCarthy, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. and welcomed all present.

The Chair welcomed Mark Cowie, Tran Chow and Danny Grandilli to the meeting. He also welcomed Lise Roy-Kolbusz in her new capacity as Interim Registrar and Francine Dutrisac as Acting Deputy Registrar.

The Presiding Officer noted the documents distributed at the meeting.

It was noted that Annilee Jarvis and John Tucker comprised the Steering Committee.

2. Agenda (GC20090422-62)

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That the Agenda for the April 22, 2009 Special Meeting of Council be approved.

3. Conflict of Interest

No conflicts were declared.

4. Business

4.1 Registrar’s Report (GC20090422-63C) (Part One)

The Interim Registrar, Lise Roy-Kolbusz, advised that she would be dealing with her report in two parts. She spoke to the first part of her report which dealt with reframing Regulation 184/97, Teachers Qualifications, and Temporary Letters of Approval. She noted that Ministry and College staff were reviewing the legislative and implementation implications of transferring the responsibility of issuing TLAs to the Ministry.

A question and answer session followed.

The Interim Registrar advised that the second part of her report dealt with property transactions.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council move into an in camera session pursuant to section 8 (3)(d) of the College’s Act, with members of Council, the Interim Registrar the Presiding Officer, consultants and staff present.

Council moved into an in camera session at 1:15 p.m.

Council moved out of the in camera session at 2:35 p.m.

The Chair noted that there was no report from the in camera session.

The Interim Registrar thanked Richard Lewko for his work in supporting the facility search process. She also thanked Mark Cowie, Tran Chow and Danny Grandilli and Michael Kaptein for their support during the process.

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council amend the Agenda to include an additional item to the Agenda: Personnel Matter.

4.2 Personnel Matter

It was moved by Steering, and

CARRIED,

That Council move into an in camera session pursuant to section 8 (3)(d) of the College’s Act, with members of Council, the Interim Registrar and the Presiding Officer present.

Council moved into an in camera session at 2:37 p.m.

Council moved out of the in camera session at 2:40 p.m.

The Chair reported that the Interim Registrar had informed Council that she would be retiring effective September 11, 2009.

5. Notices of Motion

The following Notice of Motion was read into the Minutes for consideration at the June 4-5, 2009 Council meeting:

5.1 Proposed College Bylaw Amendments

Moved by the Don Cattani:

That Council consider changes to bylaw, if necessary, which would permit a committee consisting of five Council members to increase to seven Council members through a motion of that committee.

6. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 2:50 p.m.

Signed: Chair, Don Cattani

Signed: Interim Registrar, Lise-Roy-Kolbusz

Dated:

Dated:

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