By-Laws Committee

Minutes of the By-Laws Committee Meeting

February 3 - 4, 2006
Attendees: Chris Aylward — Chair
Sabri Khayat — Co-Chair
David Quist — President’s Representative
Michelle Tranchemontagne — Staff Advisor

The chair called the meeting to order at 9:15 a.m. on February 3, 2006, all members were present.

1) The committee reviewed and discussed the convention reports of 2002 and 2005 for the purpose of resolutions of record and inclusion of resolution in the regulations. The committee will bring recommendations to the March Executive Council Meeting.

2) The committee also reviewed and discussed Regulation 26 — Discipline Procedure, for the purpose of adding an appeal right for the complainant. The committee will bring recommendations to the March Executive Council Meeting.

3) The committee thoroughly reviewed and discussed the current Policy and Procedures Manual. The committee will update the recourse portion of the manual and will bring the update to the Executive Council for approval. The committee will also make a recommendation to the President that the Collective Bargaining Committee review and update the bargaining policies.

4) The committee will review at a future meeting the Executive Council Minutes for Resolutions of Record.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m. February 4, 2006.