Executive Council Meeting / Presidents’ Conference – March 2013


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

Re:  Executive Council Meeting / Presidents’ Conference – March 2013


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

  • Council Meeting :  

Arrive   March 18
Meet    March 19   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.    MacDonald Room - Mezzanine
Meet    March 20   from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.     "
Meet    March 24   from 9 a.m. to 12 noon  Ballroom, Ground Floor Level
Depart  March 24   after 12 noon 

Council Members, please send your reports, motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, February 27th to Pierrette Labrie at Labriep@ute-sei.org.

  • Presidents’ Conference :  

Arrive  March 20
Meet March 21 Regional Caucus in the morning - RVP to advise location
Meet   1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.    - Ballroom, Ground Floor Level
Meet March 22 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Meet March 23 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Depart  March 24
Local Presidents, please send your agenda items, *motions and supporting documentation by no later than Friday, March 1st to Pierrette Labrie.

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

Hotel reservations for all delegates have been made at the Fairmont Château Laurier. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Labrie at (613) 235-6704 or labriep@ute-sei.org.


Locals who wish to bring observer(s) to the Presidents’ Conference are required to **email the name(s) directly to Sister Labrie by NO LATER than Thursday, February 14th.  Hotel reservation requests received after this date will be subject to space availability. 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 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 22nd.  For claims received after that deadline, a cheque will follow in the mail.

You are reminded that the Presidents’ Conference ends at 5:00 p.m. 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,

Robert Campbell signature
Bob Campbell
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.