Executive Council Meeting/Presidents’ Conference – March 2019


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

Re:       Executive Council Meeting/Presidents’ Conference – March 2019

The referred meetings will be held at the Delta Hotel at 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa as follows: 

  • Council Meeting:
    Arrive        March 25 
    Meet         March 26                     from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.              Panorama – Penthouse Level
    Meet         March 27                     from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Meet         March 31                     from 9 a.m. to 12 noon           Ballroom B&C - Ground Floor
    Depart       March 31                    after 12 noon

Council Members, please send your reports, motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Monday, March 11thto Sylvie Bastien at basties@ute-sei.org.

  • Presidents’ Conference:
    Arrive        March 27
    Meet         March 28                     Regional Caucus - morning     RVP to advise location
    Meet                                            1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.               Ballroom B&C - Ground Floor
    Meet         March 29                     9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Meet         March 30                     9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.           
    Depart       March 31        

Hospitality Suite:  Pinnacle – Penthouse Level         

Local Presidents, please send your agenda items, *motions and supporting documentation by no later than Friday, February 22 to Sylvie Bastien.

A short summary of your discussion 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 11:45 a.m. Friday, March 29th.  For claims received after that deadline, a cheque will follow in the mail.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Delta Hotel. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Sylvie Bastien 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 Bastien by Friday, February 22.  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.

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

**  Sister Bastien 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.

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

In Solidarity,

Marc Brière
National President