Bulletin 01/10

January 6, 2010
To :  Executive Council
Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
Local Presidents
UTE Staff

Re:  Executive Council Meeting/Presidents’ Conference

The referred meetings will be held at the Fairmont Château Laurier located at 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa as follows: 

  • Council Meeting :  

Arrive  March 15
Meet March 16   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MacDonald Room
Meet March 17   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  "
Meet March 21   from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Ballroom, Ground Floor Level
Depart  March 21 after 12 noon 

Council Members, please send your reports, motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, February 17th to Pierrette Labrie at Labriep@ute-sei.org.

  • Presidents’ Conference :  

Arrive  March 17
Meet March 18 Regional Caucus in the morning - RVP to advise location
Meet   1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Ballroom, GFloor Level
Meet March 19 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Meet March  20  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Depart  March  21

Local Presidents, please send your agenda items, *motions and supporting documentation by no later than Friday, February 26th to Pierrette Labrie.

A summary of your items is required.  It will be transcribed in the minutes as written.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Fairmont Château Laurier. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Labrie either by email or phone.


Locals who wish to bring observer(s) to the Presidents’ Conference are required to **email the name(s) directly to Sister Labrie by Wednesday, February 10th, 2010.  Reservation requests received after this date will be subject to space availability.  Labriep@ute-sei.org

**Please indicate smoking or non-smoking

An advance cheque will be mailed to you on a separate cover.  All other monies owed will be paid at the conference if an expense claim is submitted prior to 11:45 a.m. Friday, March 19th.  For claims received after that deadline, a cheque will follow in the mail.

You are reminded that the Presidents’ Conference ends at 5:00 on Saturday.  All delegates are required to stay until the official adjournment.  Any early departures that are not approved by the President or Vice-President responsible for finance may result in the loss of per diem.

Also please be reminded that all UTE events are scent free.

In Solidarity,

Betty Bannon's Signature

Betty Bannon
National President


* Locals are requested to send their motion(s) in advance to ensure translation and distribution in each participant’s conference kit.

**Sister Labrie will reply to each reservation received by **email to ensure that all observers are registered and that accommodation is made accordingly.  Please contact her if you do not receive a reply.