Date and Time
Wednesday, October 28
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Welcome to the Annual General Meeting(AGM) Event Page.
Please note the change in start time for the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
Attendance and Release Time
Language in Article 3.4.3 of the Collective Agreement allows for a release period of 2.5 hours for WLUSA Members to attend the Annual General Meeting with no loss of compensation and benefits. Please be advised that WLUSA has agreed to verify the attendance of any Member if the University requests verification of attendance. Please ensure that you have requested approval from your manager to attend this meeting at least one day prior to the meeting.
Executive Officer Elections – Updated September 29, 2020
Elections shall be held at the 2020 AGM for the following positions:
- Vice-President: Internal
- Vice-President: External
- Member-At-Large (1 position)
Information on the duties of each Officer can be found in Article 6 in the WLUSA Constitution.
**Due to the virtual environment, nominations “from the floor” will not be accepted this year.
Nomination forms must be submitted to Janet Jenkins, Elections Officer, by Friday, October 23, 2020. On October 26, the Elections Officer will inform all WLUSA members of the list of candidates who have, by that time, been nominated for each position. Should an election be required, all candidates nominated may present a speech to the Membership at the AGM prior to the election for the position for which they are running.
WLUSA Student Award Application – Updated September 30, 2020
WLUSA established this award to financially assist dependent children of WLUSA members to attend college, university or apprenticeship programs (with the exception of children who will be attending WLU). Five $1,000 awards are available this year. One award of $500 has been made available through the Education Credit Union.
- The applicant must be a dependent child or ward of a member, or recently deceased member, of WLUSA in good standing.
- The applicant must have applied to enter and have accepted, or be currently enrolled in a publicly-funded post-secondary college or university program (other than WLU) or an apprenticeship program that includes an academic portion offered through a college. All awards are made conditional upon the recipient being enrolled in the program for which the award is being requested (proof of enrollment/acceptance must be provided and submitted along with the application).
- Definition of a dependent child: A natural, adopted or stepchild of the employee who is under twenty-six (26) years of age and either lives at home or is financially supported by the employee.
The names of eligible applicants will be placed in a draw to be held at the Annual General Meeting. Five names will be drawn. Following the draw of this award, an additional draw will be made for the ECU Student Award Bursary.
To apply, please complete the WLUSA Student Award Application Form. Applications, along with proof of enrolment, must be emailed to email@example.com no later than 4:30pm on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
Constitution and Bylaws Amendments
Members may submit proposed constitutional amendments to the President (Keith Goulet). Please review Article 16 in the WLUSA Constitution for further information.