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MINUTES

Special Meeting of Council

Via Teleconference

Council Chamber C, 15th Floor 101 Bloor Street East, Toronto

October 15, 2015

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held via teleconference on October 15, 2015 in Council Chamber C, 15th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Call to Order/Welcome

2. Agenda

3. Conflict of Interest

4. Business

4.1 Report of the Governance Committee: Vacant Council Positions: Northeast Region Full-Time and Northeast Region Part-Time/Full-Time

5. Adjournment

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held via teleconference on October 15, 2015 in Council Chamber C, 15 th Floor, 101 Bloor Street West, Toronto

Present: Brian Beal, OCT, Marie-Louise Chartrand, Angela De Palma, OCT, (Chair), Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad, OCT, Robert Gagné,
Shanlee Linton, OCT, Myreille Loubert, OCT, (Vice-Chair),
Sara Nouini, OCT, (from 9:00 a.m.), Tom Potter, Terry Price, OCT, Nicole van Woudenberg, OCT, Michael Salvatori, OCT, (Registrar)

Present via

Teleconference : Jean-Luc Bernard, OCT, Susan Elliott-Johns, OCT, Godwin Ifedi, Jane Ishibashi, Shannon Marcus, OCT, Richard Michaud, OCT, Robert Ryan, OCT, Wes Vickers, OCT, Marie-Claude Yaacov

Regrets: Shabnum Budhwani, Irene Cheung, OCT, Ann Ciaschini, OCT, Dobi-Dawn Frenette, Tim Gernstein, OCT, Marie-Thérèse Hokayem,
Matthew Kavanagh, OCT, William Ngassam, OCT, Bill Petrie, Anthony Samchek, OCT, Vicki Shannon, OCT, Jennifer Stewart, OCT, Stéphane Vallée, OCT, Ronna Warsh

Staff: Tan Crombie, Roch Gallien, OCT, Myrtle Herzenberg, Richard Lewko, Charlie Morrison

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Chair, Angela De Palma, called the meeting to order at 8:53 a.m. and thanked the members for participating in the meeting at such short notice.

2. Agenda (GC20151105-70)

It was moved by Terry Price, seconded by Robert Gagné, and

CARRIED,

That the Agenda for the Special Meeting of Council held on
October 15, 2015 be approved.

3. Conflict of Interest

No conflicts were declared.

4. Business

4.1 Report of the Governance Committee: Vacant Council Positions: Northeast Region Full-Time and Northeast Region Part-Time/Full-Time
(GC20151015-71, -72, -73)

The report of the Governance Committee was received. Angela De Palma, a member of the Governance Committee, spoke to the report and noted that there were two vacant election positions on Council: Northeast Region Full-time and Northeast Region Part-time/Full-time. She noted that according to section 18 of the Election Regulation (Ont. Reg. 293/00) a majority of elected members of Council shall elect a person to the position. She thanked appointed members for participating in the meeting in order to guarantee quorum.

It was moved by Angela De Palma, seconded by Myreille Loubert, and

CARRIED,

That Council appoint Brigitte Bidal Piquette, OCT as the representative for the Northeast Region Full-Time position.

Voting Poll:

For

Against

 

Beal, Brian, OCT

   

De Palma, Angela, OCT

   

Elliott-Johns, Susan, OCT

   

Linton, Shanlee, OCT

   

Loubert, Myreille, OCT

   

Marcus, Shannon, OCT

   

Michaud, Richard, OCT

   

Price, Terry, OCT

   

Ryan, Rob, OCT

   

Van Woudenberg, Nicole, OCT

   

Vickers, Wes, OCT

   
   

For: 11

Against: 0

Absent: 15

It was moved by Angela De Palma, seconded by Robert Ryan, and

CARRIED,

That Council appoint Ravi Vethamany, OCT as the representative for the Northeast Region Part-Time/Full-Time position.

Voting Poll:

For

Against

 

Beal, Brian, OCT

   

De Palma, Angela, OCT

   

Elliott-Johns, Susan, OCT

   

Linton, Shanlee, OCT

   

Loubert, Myreille, OCT

   

Marcus, Shannon, OCT

   

Michaud, Richard, OCT

   

Nouini, Sara, OCT

   

Price, Terry, OCT

   

Ryan, Rob, OCT

   

Van Woudenberg, Nicole, OCT

   

Vickers, Wes, OCT

   
   

For: 12

Against: 0

Absent: 14

5. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 9:01 a.m.

Signed: Chair, Angela De Palma, OCT

Signed: Registrar, Michael Salvatori, OCT

Dated:

Dated:

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