Ropchan - Chairman
Danette Electronic Engineering Services Inc.
Yang - Vice Chairman
Cadieux - Secretary
Davis - Member
Berns - Treasurer
Mcelhanney Land Surveys Ltd.
Hall - Member
Note: if any of the contents of this meeting report differ in any
respect from your own recollection of the points discussed or decisions
reached, please notify me immediately.
1.1 Meeting Call to Order (Action by Dan)
1.2 Adoption of Agenda. National Engineering Week added to item
6. A.I.A. and ASET added to item 7. Budget for Science Fair also added
to item 7.
Moved by Sylvain and 2nd by Lisa. (Action by Dan)
1.3 Adoption of December 7, 2000 Minutes. Moved by Heidi and 2nd
by Cheri. (Action by Dan)
1.4 No new business arise from the December 7, 2000 Minutes.
1.5 President's honorarium discussed at last council meeting. Since
decision could not be reached, it was decided for head office to send
out ballots to vote on this. (Action by Dan)
1.6 Our branch is submitting an article to be posted in the PEGG
on the next issue. We are commended on being the first to submit an engineering
related topic. (Action by Lisa & Dan)
1.7 APEGGA account has been transferred to the IGA Plaza location.
(Action by Dan)
that we have our account name changed from "The Association of Professional
Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta - Peace River Branch"
to "APEGGA - Peace River Branch". It was 2nd by Lisa and carried.
signed for signing authority. Cheri and Heidi are to also sign ASAP for
signing authority. (Action by Cheri and Heidi)
have been email to Belinda Basisty at the Alberta Treasury Branch. (Action
account has service charges. Heidi moved that we change our account type
to a "Committee Spirit Account", which does not have service
charges. It was moved by Jim and the motion was carried. (Action
cheques are to be mailed to our Treasurer, Cheri Berns at 8923 - 104 Avenue,
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8X 1E7
Is it required that the minutes show ratifying of payments? (eg. Item
1.9) This is to be tabled until the next meeting. Dan is to approach head
office and ask if this is a requirement. (Action by Dan)
1.9 Dan gave an invoice from Canadian Hydro to Cheri. Jim moved
that it be paid, Heidi 2nd, and it was carried. (Action by Cheri)
2.0 Schedule of the President's visit:
- Lunch at Travelers Motor Hotel. Teachers to be honored.
- Steak and Lobster Tail dinner at the GP Inn. (location to be confirmed)
- Head office to send invitations. Lisa and Dan to submit information
to head office. (Action by Lisa and Dan)
- Lisa to call and confirm attendance of 5 inductees. (Action by
- All members of A.I.A. & ASET to be invited. (Fee to be same as members)
2.1 Council found mentoring program to be unsuccessful. Not recommended.
(Action by Dan)
2.2 Darwin is to be notified that ASET whishes to get together
and plan a spring golf tournament. (Action by Dan)
2.3 Bert to be notified that Ski Trip is to be coordinated with
AIA & ASET. (Action by Dan)
2.4 Executive members ask to approach possible candidates before
2.5 2000/2001 account books to be audited by Sylvain and Dan on
February 26, 2001 at 5:30pm at the Focus office. (Action by Dan,
Cheri & Sylvain)
2.6 Heidi moved that the Regional Science Fair budget remain the
same as last year's. Lisa 2nd, and it was carried. (Action by Dan)
2.7 Career Expo was a success. Many volunteers are to attend Science
Olympics during National Engineering Week. Sponsor contributed $2,700.
It was suggested that Jeanne Kearschuk be sent flowers to thank her for
all her work organizing this event with Heidi. (Action by Heidi)
2.8 The last event revenue was $555. Head office provided an advance
of $2,000 recently. It was found at the last event that The Golden Inn
rates are lower than the Trumpeter's. (Action by Cheri)
2.9 Date of next meeting to be announced. (Action by Dan)