The spring school in Smithers will see the annual general meeting. It will be held 3:30 p.m. at the Hudson’s Bay Lodge. Check the activity board for the room name. There are a variety of positions up for election and looking forward to various reports as well.
The spring school of NADC is fully underway at this point. The week long OH&S class, the three day Steward Learning Series and now starting on Thursday will be parliamentary procedures, financial officers and conflict resolution. Best of wishes for all those who have made the trek to Smithers for some excellent CUPE Education.
For those of you who haven’t submitted a travel grant form or want more information about the travel grant for the spring school in Smither’s and updated form has been posted to the documents section of the website.
The 2015 Spring School for the Northern Area District Council will be held in Smither’s BC. March 9 – 13th. Caroline as the Recording Secretary has sent out an electronic package to all the CUPE Presidents in the north no matter if the local is affiliated or not to NADC. The content of that package is also in various spots on the website, where it is suited. CUPE Education also has information on their web site about the courses.
The Hudson’s Bay lodge is the designated hotel for the school and we have a block of rooms reserved. Please contact the lodge directly to make your reservations. We have a document with further information about the hotel.
There are a variety of Executive positions to be elected along with all the various committee representatives that we submit into CUPE BC. Please give some thought of running for one of the positions, the time and effort required to fulfill the position and continue to make NADC better.
A document has been created of all the positions open for election.
The travel grant form for the 2015 school in Smither’s BC has been added to the documents section of the web site. There is a firm March 1st deadline to submit the required supporting documents to be eligible for a portion of the $6,000 that CUPE provides for the travel grants.
The second document added to the web site concerns the CUPE #3799 small local travel grant. It is a grant provided by Local#3799 ( UNBC Support Staff ) and has a simple application process. There is a firm date of March 1st to have the form submitted.
The general meeting for the fall 2014 NADC will be held on Thursday October 30th, 3:30 p.m. in the Skylight Banquet Room of the Ramada hotel. Agenda and meeting packages will be available at the meeting.
The Executive for NADC should all plan on attending the Executive Meeting, 7:00 p.m. in Cranbrook North meeting room.
The 2014 Fall NADC school is starting to really get underway. The Collective Agreement bootcamp has been underway since Monday with around 25 activists taking in a great session lead by CUPE Education. On Wednesday the Steward Learning Series is getting underway with another group of 25 activists taking in one of the more popular sessions at any NADC school.