Bulletin 09/06

June 22, 2006

Executive Council
Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
Local Presidents
All Staff

Re: September Executive Council Meeting and Presidents’ Conference 

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

  • Council :  
    September 19 -20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pinnacle room – Penthouse.
    September 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 in Ballroom "A" – Lower level.
    Hospitality Suite:  September 18 – 23 in room 2501-02-03.
  • Regional caucuses will be arranged by each RVP for the morning of Thursday, September 21, 2006.  Details will be provided by the RVP’s.
  • Presidents’ Conference :
    September 21 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Ballroom "A & B" -  Lower level.
    September 22 – 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  same location.
    Hospitality Suite: same as above.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Crowne Plaza for the arrival of Executive Council members on Monday, September 18 and Local Presidents on Wednesday, September 20.   All departures are scheduled for Sunday, September 24. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Pierrette Labrie at (613) 235-6704.

Locals who wish to bring observer(s) to the Conference are required to provide the name(s) directly to Sister Labrie by Wednesday, August 16, 2006.  Reservation requests received after this date will be subject to space availability.

Please send your reports, *motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, September 6,  to Pierrette Labrie preferably by E-mail at Labriep@ute-sei.org or by fax to the National Office..

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, September 22.  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
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.  Please contact her if you do not receive a reply.