June 5 2017

National Association of Federal Retirees
Ottawa Valley Branch

June 5 2017

  1. CALL TO ORDER
    President Steve called the mtg. to order at 1:00.

  2. RECORDING OF MEMBERS PRESENT
    S, Fahie; C. Parent; L. Smith; R, O’Halloran; J. Zarb ; S. Dormer.
    Regrets :  E.Chenard; J. Buehler    Absent:  B. Irwin; J. Piche  

  3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
    Motion for approval by Chuck; seconded by Joe.  Passed.

  4. MINUTES OF MEETING (1 May 2017)

  5. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
    1. AGM Mailing Requirements (Form 115; representation letter): deferred to Sept.
      Confirmation that all dues were paid to Ntl. needs to be verified with E. Chenard in Sept.
    2. Confirmation of Exec. Positions: deferred to Sept.

  6. REPORT OF OFFICERS
    1. Steve provided brief synopsis of Br. Exec. positions. He also advised that many Branches no longer have a PSHCP contact, and members are referred  to Ntl. Office.

  7. BREAK (none)

  8. CORRESPONDENCE
    Bulletin to Branches – May 2017  distributed.  Correct addresses for Sun Life insurance claims noted:
    health claims: PO BOX 6192 Stn CV, Montreal QC  H3C 4R2    and
    dental claims: PO Box 6159 Stn CV  Montreal QC H3C 3A7.


  9. OLD BUSINESS
    1. Fall Social Function: 18 - Carleton Place arena reserved; caterer & entertainment  (Beatles impersonator – Sandra to email info to Steve) to be confirmed & included in July Newsletter.  ‘150’ pins etc. to be considered for handout at function. 

  10. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Regional Meeting Update: Resolutions for AMM took priority; voting for National Directors & defining of logo were discussed in detail.   Cancelling hard copies of You & Your Survivor will be discussed at AMM.   Algonquin Br. sent pdf file to Steve re: health forms.
      Steve attended Town Hall Mtg. where Bill C-27 was discussed.  
    2. 7th Annual North Lanark Seniors Expo: Info on Expo (Thurs. 7 Sept.) was discussed.  Steve to advise Sandra & Joe  if Br. books space at event.

  11. ADJOURNMENT                  Meeting adjourned at 2:20.