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Minutes of Council Meetings

Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Council of the Ontario College of Teachers, held on April 17-18, 2000 in Council Chamber B, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto.

Table of Contents

1. Call to Order

2. Agenda

3. Finance Committee Report

4. Annual Report

5. Executive Committee Report on the Recruitment of the Registrar

6. Call to Order and Welcome

7. Executive Committee Report on the Recruitment of the Registrar continued

8. Adjournment

Session I

Present: Donna Marie Kennedy (Chair), John Cruickshank (Vice-Chair) Liz Barkley (conference call), Sandi Bell, Jackie Breithaupt (conference call), Bill Bryce (conference call later in the meeting), Sterling Campbell (conference call), Larry Capstick (conference call), Paul Charron (conference call), Wayne Cornack (conference call), Pat Daly (conference call), Margaret Dempsey (conference call), Solette M. Gelberg, Jean Hanson (conference call), Marilyn Laframboise, Diane Leblovic (conference call), Kathleen McFadyen, George Merrett, Karen Mitchell (conference call), Larry Mongeon (conference call), Harry Mulvale, Ron Rambarran (conference call), Cecilia Reynolds, William Rogers (conference call), John Slade (conference call), Clarice West-Hobbs

Guests: Bryan Graham (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Caroline Zayid (McCarthy Tetrault)

Staff: Margaret Wilson, Joe Atkinson, Margaret Aubé, Peter Brown, Genny Humby, Richard Lewko, Patrick O’Neill, Lynda Palazzi, Lyn Voorhees

Regrets: Doug Carter, Ernie Checkeris, Allen Pearson, David Somer, Frances Thorne

1. Call to Order

The Chair, Donna Marie Kennedy, called the meeting to order at 4:05pm, called the roll and welcomed those present.

2. Agenda GC20000417-60

It was moved by Steering and

CARRIED

That the Agenda for the Special Council Meeting held on April 17, 2000 be approved.

Recorded Vote

For: Against:  
Liz Barkley    
Sandi Bell    
Jackie Breithaupt     
Sterling Campbell    
Larry Capstick    
Paul Charron    
Wayne Cornack    
John Cruickshank    
Patrick Daly    
Margaret Dempsey    
Solette N. Gelberg    
Jean Hanson    
Donna Marie Kennedy    
Marilyn Laframboise    
Diane Leblovic    
Kathleen McFadyen    
George Merrett    
Karen Mitchell    
Larry Mongeon    
Harry Mulvale    
Ron Rambarran    

Cecilia Reynolds

   
Williams Rogers    
John Slade    
Clarice West-Hobbs    
For: 25 Against: 0 Absent:  6

3. Finance Committee Report GC20000417-61, GC20000417-62

The Chair of the Finance Committee, Solette N. Gelberg presented the report, reviewed in detail the 1999 Audited Financial Statements, and answered questions. The Executive Committee Review memo was noted.

It was moved by Solette Gelberg, Chair of the Finance Committee and

CARRIED,

That Council accept the Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 1999.

Recorded Vote

For: Against:  
Liz Barkley    
Sandi Bell    
Jackie Breithaupt     
Bill Bryce    
Sterling Campbell    
Larry Capstick    
Paul Charron    
Wayne Cornack    
John Cruickshank    
Patrick Daly    
Margaret Dempsey    
Solette N. Gelberg    
Jean Hanson    
Donna Marie Kennedy    
Marilyn Laframboise    
Diane Leblovic    
Kathleen McFadyen    
George Merrett    
Karen Mitchell    
Larry Mongeon    
Harry Mulvale    
Ron Rambarran    

Cecilia Reynolds

   
Williams Rogers    
John Slade    
Clarice West-Hobbs    
For: 26 Against: 0 Absent:  5

4. Annual Report GC20000417-63

The 1999 Annual Report of the College was noted.

The Deputy Registrar, Joe Atkinson, left the meeting at this time.

5. Executive Committee Report on the Recruitment of the Registrar GC20000417-64

A revised document GC20000417-64 had been faxed to members of Council; however a number of members reported that they had not received the information in time for the conference call. It was agreed to recess until the next day, April 18 at noon, to enable the information to be recirculated to all members of Council.

The meeting recessed at 4:35 pm.

Session II

Present: Donna Marie Kennedy (Chair), John Cruickshank (Vice-Chair) Liz Barkley (conference call for part of the meeting), Sandi Bell, Jackie Breithaupt (conference call), Sterling Campbell (conference call), Doug Carter, Paul Charron (conference call), Ernie Checkeris (conference call), Wayne Cornack (conference call), Pat Daly (conference call), Solette M. Gelberg, Jean Hanson (conference call), Marilyn Laframboise, Diane Leblovic (conference call), Kathleen McFadyen, George Merrett, Karen Mitchell (conference call), Larry Mongeon (conference call), Harry Mulvale, William Rogers (conference call), John Slade (conference call), Frances Thorne, Clarice West-Hobbs

Staff: Margaret Wilson, Margaret Aubé, Genny Humby, Richard Lewko, Frank McIntyre, Patrick O’Neill, Lynda Palazzi, Lyn Voorhees

Regrets: Bill Bryce, Larry Capstick, Margaret Dempsey, Allen Pearson, Ron Rambarran, Cecilia Reynolds, David Somer

6. Call to Order and Welcome

The Chair, Donna Marie Kennedy called the meeting to order at 12:05pm, called the roll and welcomed those present.

7. Executive Committee Report on the Recruitment of the Registrar GC20000417-64 continued

The Council Chair, Donna Marie Kennedy, presented the report and answered questions. Council agreed, by a call of names, to make the following changes, to the recruitment process.

It was moved by Steering and

CARRIED,

That the recruitment process be amended by the insertion of “objects of the College” after the words “Commitment to” on page 2, Requirements of the Position, 6th point.

Recorded Vote

For: Against:  
Liz Barkley    
Sandi Bell    
Jackie Breithaupt     
Sterling Campbell    
Doug Carter    
Paul Charron    
Ernie Checkeris    
Wayne Cornack    
John Cruickshank    
Patrick Daly    
Solette N. Gelberg    
Jean Hanson    
Donna Marie Kennedy    
Marilyn Laframboise    
Diane Leblovic    
Kathleen McFadyen    
George Merrett    
Karen Mitchell    
Larry Mongeon    
Harry Mulvale    
Williams Rogers    
John Slade    
Frances Thorne    
Clarice West-Hobbs    
For: 24 Against: 0 Absent:  7

It was moved by Steering and

CARRIED,

That the recruitment process be amended by the insertion of “Council members and” before the word “employee” on page 2, Executive Search Consultant, second paragraph.

Sterling Campbell left the meeting at 12:30pm

It was moved by Steering and

CARRIED,

That only one name be brought forward for Council’s consideration when the Recruitment Process is concluded.

Recorded Vote

For: Against:    
Sandi Bell

Liz Barkley

   
Jackie Breithaupt 

Doug Carter

   

Paul Charron

Wayne Cornack

   
Ernie Checkeris

Patrick Daly

   
John Cruickshank

Diane Leblovic

   
Solette N. Gelberg

Karen Mitchell

   
Jean Hanson

Harry Mulvale

   
Marilyn Laframboise Clarice West-Hobbs    
Kathleen McFadyen      
Williams Rogers      
John Slade      
For: 11 Against: 8 Absent:  8 Absention:  4

Karen Mitchell left the meeting at 12.50pm.

It was moved by Steering and

CARRIED,

That Council approve the process for the recruitment of the Registrar.

Recorded Vote

For: Against:  
Sandi Bell

Wayne Cornack

 
Jackie Breithaupt

Harry Mulvale

 

Doug Carter

   

Paul Charron

   
Ernie Checkeris    
John Cruickshank    
Patrick Daly    
Solette N. Gelberg    
Jean Hanson    
Donna Marie Kennedy    

Marilyn Laframboise

   
Diane Leblovic    
Kathleen McFadyen    

George Merrett

   
Larry Mongeon    
Williams Rogers    
John Slade    

Frances Thorne

   

Clarice West-Hobbs

   
For: 20 Against: 2 Absent:  9

7. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 1:00pm

Signed: Donna Marie Kennedy, Chair

Dated

Resolutions passed at the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers, held on April 18, 1999 in Council Chamber B , 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto

  1. That the Agenda for the Special Council Meeting held on April 29, 1999 be approved.

  2. That Council approve the Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 1998.

  3. That Council reappoint Pricewaterhouse Coopers as auditor for the 1999 fiscal year.

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