(Terry) Cooper, P.Eng.
(John) Pastega, P.Eng., Chair
Patricia Huynh recorded the minutes.
In the absence of John Pastega, Terry Cooper chaired the meeting.
1. CALL TO ORDER
The meeting commenced at 12:15 p.m.
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOVED by Judith Lentin and SECONDED by Ed Wilson THAT the agenda be accepted as distributed. Carried.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF DECEMBER 17, 2002, MEETING
MOVED by Judith Lentin and SECONDED by Ed Wilson THAT the minutes of December 17, 2001 be accepted as distributed. Carried.
4. CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP SUBCOMMITTEE
Tabled until the next meeting.
5. SPECIAL EVENTS SUBCOMMITTEE
Ron Hinds and Judith Lentin have agreed to look after the arrangements of the CSEG/CSPG Honourary Address, and the CSEG convention this year. They will coordinate these events with Carmen Killick, Public Relations Coordinator, Calgary APEGGA Office.
6. MENTORING SUBCOMMITTEE
The Mentoring Committee is now a stand-alone committee and therefore it was agreed that this item be removed from future agendas.
7. PROMOTIONS/NEWSLETTER SUBCOMMITTEE
In future, branch’s events will be discussed under special events subcommittee.
8. CBEC NOMINATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
9. BRANCH MEETINGS COMMITTEE
January 24th - Calgary Branch AGM will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel. Robert Marshall, P.Eng. will make a presentation on Canada’s Pipeline – Economic Benefits to Alberta.
February 6th - The President’s Visit will be held at The Westin Calgary.
February 21st – It will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel. The topic is Bridging Technology & Business in Difficult Times with Michel Futtouche from Cell-Loc as the speaker.
March 21st – It will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel. Dave Chalcroft, who until recently was the Senior Vice President of UMA, will speak on the subject of RedR, engineering without borders.
April 10th - Topic and speaker are not confirmed. This luncheon will be held at The Greenwood Inn.
April 18th – Topic and speaker are not confirmed. It will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel.
May 16th – It will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel with Steve Wyton making a presentation on landfill gas.
May ? – Pamela Danyluk is working on getting Dr. Kodur from the National Research Centre in Ottawa to speak on the WTC disaster - the collapse/damage to the buildings and their surrounding.
June 5th – The Ticket Agents’ appreciation luncheon will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel.
The registration for the next PD Evening, January 17th is full. Roger Hough will be speaking on the topic of Competitive Intelligence.
10. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, ATTENDANCE
The APEGGA Branch AGM will be held on January 24, 2002, at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel. Those running in the election were reminded to call the APEGGA Calgary office to register.
MOVED by Ed Wilson and SECONDED by Francis Chan, at 12:55 p.m., THAT the meeting be adjourned. Carried.
The next CBEC meeting will be held at noon on Monday, February 11, 2002, at the Calgary APEGGA Office.
W. (John) Pastega, P.Eng. Chair