Bulletin 01/11

January 21, 2011

To : Executive Council
       Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
       Local Presidents
       UTE Staff

Re:  Executive Council Meeting/Presidents’ Conference – March 2011

The referred meetings will be held at the Chateau Laurier Hotel at 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa as follows: 

  • Council Meeting :  

    Arrive  March 14
    Meet March 15   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  MacDonald - Mezzanine
    Meet March 16   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Meet March 20   from 9 a.m. to 12 noon  Ballroom - Ground Floor
    Depart  March 20 after 12 noon

    Council Members, please send your reports, motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Monday, February 21st to Pierrette Labrie at labriep@ute-sei.org.

  • Presidents’ Conference :  

Arrive  March 16
Meet March 17 Regional Caucus - morning  RVP to advise location
Meet 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Ballroom - Ground Floor
Meet March 18 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Meet March 19 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Depart  March 20
Local Presidents, please send your agenda items, *motions and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, February 23rd to Pierrette Labrie.

A short summary of your items is required.  The summary will be transcribed in the minutes as submitted.

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 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 18th.  For claims received after that deadline, a cheque will follow in the mail.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Chateau Laurier. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Pierrette Labrie at (613) 235-6704.


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 9th.  Reservation requests received after this date will be subject to hotel space availability.

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
National President

Note: * 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.