Communications Committee

Minutes of the Communications Committee Meeting

November 2 – 4, 2009

The committee met in Ottawa at the national UTE office from November 2 - 4. In attendance Brother’s Barry Melanson, Sabri Khayat, Sister Susan Duncan and the Chair Brother Bob Campbell.

The Committee prepared December’s newsletter for publication and had a general discussion on other UTE communication items including the following 4 topics:

  • Questionnaire review
  • Committee running a questionnaire
  • New employee presentation
  • Contest

Questionnaire/Survey Results

The Committee had a discussion in regards to the UTE Survey.  We discussed how we can improve communications at all levels of the UTE.  There will be further information at a later date.

Committee Running a Questionnaire

The Committee discussed running a new communications questionnaire in the April edition of the newsletter.  It would be similar to the previous questionnaire, but with some additional questions.  We will discuss this with the President.

New Employee Presentation

We updated the new employee PowerPoint presentation in both languages and we will make it available on the website.


We had a discussion about the possibility of running a contest, but there was no consensus on the type of contest.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:20pm on November 4th.