Communications Committee

Report of the Communications Committee

June 2008

Bob Campbell Item 11(k)

The committee met in Ottawa at the National Office of UTE on April 14th to 16th. In attendance Brother’s Barry Melanson, Sabri Khayat, Sister Susan Duncan and the Chair Brother Bob Campbell.

 The Committee prepared the April newsletter for publication and had a general discussion on other UTE communication items.  The following topics were addressed:

  • discussed the Policy and Procedures Manual and the Help Manual.  Met with Shane to discuss the updates to the grievance section of the manual.  Discussed asking the Staffing Committee to assist with the updates to the staffing recourse section of the manual.
  • discussed having a short presentation (30 minutes) at the next Presidents’ Conference, on the things that are available on the website such as: New Member’s Kit, Help Manual, Procedures Manual, etc. as well as how to find things on the website using the search function.  We will look into getting an internet connection at the podium
  • checked the website
  • discussed the option of creating candidate pages for the next election.  We would offer to translate and post one page for each candidate.  This item to be brought to Council.
  • reviewed the web traffic reports

Respectfully submitted,

Bob Campbell
Chairperson of the Committee