November 19, 2014
ROYAL OAK FACILITY

Present:

Bob Wagner, Chair, Alan Barnard, Chris Barnard, Karl Boerner, Sec., Barbara Cowen, Gordon Farrell, Donna Foster, Derek Knox, Randy Robinson, Murray Sharp.

Regrets:

Ted Howard, Ed Warkentin.


1. Call To Order:

  • The meeting was called to order at 10:00.

2. Approval of the Agenda.

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

3. BCIT 50th ANNIVERSARY- GORDON FARRELL.

  • Gordon, who is deeply involved with the preparation of celebratory events, made and received suggestions how the Association could contribute by supplying photos, thank-you letters from recipients of bursaries, taking part at Open House April 25, etc.
  • It was suggested that the Association and the Pioneers of BCIT consider to work in association.
  • Gordon had to leave the meeting to meet other obligations.

4. Adoption Of The Minutes Of The Meeting Held On October 22, 2014:

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

5. Business Arising From The Minutes.

  • The problems with the website have been solved; Ted Marchant, as usual, in charge.

6. Reports.

a. Correspondence.

  • Alan Barnard had not received any correspondence.

b. Treasurer

  • Randy Robinson produced his report and explained some entries.
  • Total current assets stand at $7,120.38.

c. Membership, Recruitment, Recognition and Support

  • Alan Barnard mentioned that 152 out of 214 had paid their membership fees, 32 have already paid for 2015.

d. Liaison with COSCO

  • Donna Foster added some comments to the written report that she had provided.

e. Fellowship and Travel

  • Chris Barnard announced that 47 persons have signed up for the Christmas Luncheon.
  • The usual preparations are being made with regards to prizes, draws, the fifty-fifty, etc.

The motion to accept the reports was seconded and carried.

7. New Business.

  • The availability of our Web Page was mentioned again. The Endowment Fund stands at $ 41,245.00.
  • Efforts will be made to produce a Newsletter.

6. Next Meeting:

  • It will be held on January 21, 2015, at 10:00, at the Royal Oak Facility, SE 40, Rm 112.

8. Adjournment.

  • Meeting adjourned at 11:10.