Bulletin 10/07

June 29, 2007
To : 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 18 -19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Pinnacle room – Penthouse.
    September 23 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 in Ballroom "A" – Lower level.
    Hospitality Suite:  September 17 – 23 in room 2501-02-03.

    Council Members, please send your reports, motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, August 29  to Pierrette Labrie at Labriep@ute-sei.org.

  • Presidents’ Conference :  
    September 20  from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Ballroom "A & B" -  Lower level.
    September 21- 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  same location.
    Hospitality Suite: same as above.

    Local Presidents, please send your reports, *motions, agenda items, and supporting documentation by no later than Wednesday, September 5 to Pierrette Labrie at Labriep@ute-sei.org

  • Regional caucuses will be arranged by each RVP for the morning of Thursday, September 20, 2007.  Details will be provided by the RVP’s.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Crowne Plaza for the arrival of Executive Council members on Monday, September 17 and Local Presidents on Wednesday, September 19. All departures are scheduled for Sunday, September 23. 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 by-email the name(s) to Sister Labrie by Wednesday, August 15, 2007.  Reservation requests received after this date will be subject to space availability.

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 21.  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.