Mitch Azmier, Christophe Durieu, Kim Farwell, Paul Hagar, Kamal Hammad,
Jacob Oommachan, Anne Simpson, Louise Michaud, Irfan Ahmad
Bruce Durnford, Rattan Garcha, Prakash Mullick, Mike Sneath
2.0 Welcome new executive member
The group welcomed Louise Michaud to the branch.
3.0 Opening Remarks
Mitch updated the executive and welcomed everyone.
Items were added under "New Business"
The attendance list was corrected. Motion: PH, Second: CD, Status: carried
of Action Log
Action log was updated.
Newsletter - upcoming Newsletter to be reviewed next meeting
Awards: Kamal Hammad and Bruce Durnford will present awards.
CPD - the event will go ahead on November 15th, 2001.
Program - We are still looking to set up a mentoring program similar
to the design created by the Calgary Branch. The focus of this mentoring
program is professional, not technical. Paul and Mitch to roll it out
Cheese - Paul offered to assist Rattan with this event. Tuesday, November
Tradeshow - Mitch mentioned that the trade show was a success since
60-80 registration packages were given to interested people. Mitch shared
this news with council in Edmonton.
The Science Alberta Festival will take place in June 2002. Anne is involved
in the organization of this event. More information will be available
at next meeting.
· Jacob will look into arranging a Fluor sponsored seminar for
end of January 2002.
· Kim will contact CIM to see if they want to support our future
Executive Service Awards - in the past, awards have been given out to
individuals who have served as a member of the local branch executive
for six years. There are several members who qualify. Is head office aware?
Paul, Rattan, Prakash and Mitch are near (or above) six years of service.
of New Exec Members - Does APEGGA have suggestions? Ideas were brainstormed
at the Executive Orientation session with Wendy Doughty. We will spend
5 minutes at the next meeting reviewing this.