Political Action Committee

Report of the Political Action Committee

March 2007

 Nick Stein Item (m)

The Committee has not met since the last report of this Committee but there have been communications via e-mail and phone.

At the November 2, 2006 meeting of the Committee we discussed the Terms of Reference for the Committee and also a Committee logo. (see attached)

The Committee is now prepared to make the following recommendation:

Recommendation 1

Be it resolved that the Terms of Reference for the UTE Political Action Committee be;

Political Action Committee -Terms of Reference

Composition

The committee shall consist of:

  • Two national officers, of which one shall be appointed chairperson
  • One member elected by the Local Presidents

Mandate

As mandated by the 2005 UTE National Triennial Convention, UTE will have a standing Political Action Committee to deal with matters of political action that affects its members, including:

  • The Committee will be charged with coordinating political campaigns, lobbying, and the issuance of press releases as authorized to assist the National Office and the Locals in matters of political interest;
  • The Committee will discuss UTE’s and the members’ involvement in federal, provincial and municipal elections.

Meetings

The Committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson, with the approval of the National President.

Moved by – Nick Stein
Seconded by – Cosimo Crupi

The Committee would also like to commend and congratulate the work of the Summerside Local in respect to their actions on the CRA Visitors Rebate initiative.

Respectfully submitted,     

Nick Stein
Chair of the Committee

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