May 19, 2010
Royal Oak Facility

Present:

Ted Howard (Chair), Peter Abel, Karl Boerner (Sec.), Don Eklof, Murray Sharp, Bob Wagner, Ted Marchant.

Regrets:

Alan & Chris Barnard, Clarence Diebold, Derek Knox, Charlie Young, Ed Warkentin.


1. Call To Order:

  • The meeting was called to order at 10:05.

2. Approval Of The Agenda:

  • The motion to approve the agenda was seconded and carried.

3. Adoption Of The Minutes Of The Meeting Held On April 21, 2010:

  • The motion to adopt the minutes was seconded and carried.

4. Business Arising From The Minutes.

  • To be discussed during the meeting.

5. New Business.

  • None

6. Reports.

a. Correspondence.

  • Ted H. received a note of resignation from Ernie Iannacone, chairperson of the Memorial Committee, stating as reason lack of support from the members of the committee. Ernie changed his mind after he had received a submission from Don Eklof and will continue as chair.
  • Don had made a detailed study of memorial benches to be placed on campus. He had the measurements, the materials, the anchoring, and the plaques designed and ready for construction, which could be done on campus. He also had photos of a prototype. Further suggestions and costs to be discussed at another meeting.

b. Treasurer

  • Bob gave his report and pointed out a membership payment of $5.00. He had also received some American dollar coins, which he traded in at the meeting.
  • There is a problem with the treasurer's signing authority with ING. At the moment Alan has that authority. It was the consensus of the meeting that the necessary steps be taken to give authorization to the treasurer.

c. Liaison with COSCO

  • The report was not available.

d. Membership, Recruitment, Recognition and Support

  • The report was not available.

e. Communications (Web Page)

  • Of 173 members 43 were supposed to have no e-mail. Ted Marchant did some research and found that only ten did not have it.
  • He had some problems with Alter-net and gave examples of pricing with Lunarpages and suggested that changes be made.

f. Fellowship and Travel

  • The report was not available.

The motion to accept the reports was seconded and carried.

8. Other Business:

  • Members were reminded to sign the HST petition.
  • Bob suggested a visit to the Power House on campus after the next meeting. The Power House is a facility shared by Power Engineering and Industrial Instrumentation.
  • N.B. Seven voting members shall constitute a quorum of the Board for transaction of business. Constitution and By-Laws.

9. Next Meeting:

  • Will be held on June 16, 2010, 10:00, at the Royal Oak Facility, Rm SE 4-40.

8. Adjournment.

  • Meeting adjourned at 11:15.