The 5th Annual General Meeting of the Association of McGill University Support Employees will be held on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. All members are strongly encouraged to attend!
This is a great time to come learn about what we have been up to in the past year, vote on bylaws, elect new executives and board members, as well as meet your fellow workers on campus. Working at McGill can be challenging so it helps to have a community for mutual support. That is what AMUSE is here for and the AGM is the perfect chance to get involved. The event will be will be packed with food, drink, and good company so be sure not to miss it!
1. Taking attendance of members in good standing present
2. Adoption of the agenda
3. Approval of minutes from last AGM
4. Report of the Executive Committee
5. Report of the Board of Representatives
6. Report of Committees
7. Other motions or pertinent issues
8. Election of the Executive Committee
9. Election of the Board of Representatives
10. Questions and Varia
*a meal will be provided at the meeting, as well as tea and coffee
*this building is wheelchair accessible
*liberation will be available for any member scheduled to work at the time of the meeting – please contact Agatha at email@example.com at least two weeks in advance
*childcare will be available by RSVP with 48 hours notice (minimum) – please contact Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for childcare!
*the meeting will be held in english, however if you require translation please contact us at email@example.com with reasonable notice and we will arrange to provide whisper translation for you
Join the Board of Representatives!
At the AGM we elect members to the Board for a term of one year (until the next AGM). The Board members are Stewards who attend monthly meetings and participate on committees (which are also open to any member). Members of the BoR receive an honouraria for their contributions to the union. Training is provided for all Board members at the beginning of the year. For more information please see article 11 of our By-Laws at http://
Join the Executive Committee!
The positions on the Executive Committee are all open for election at the AGM, they are:
- Vice President
- Communications and Secretariat Officer
- Labour Relations Officer
For more information about the responsibilties of each position please see article 13 of our By-Laws, available at http://
We are also planning information sessions to answer questions about elections, how to run for a position, and what each position entails – stay tuned to our newsletter and facebook page!