Fall AGM Minutes:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Called to Order at 16:05 by Sean Walsh

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Seconded by Mike Fryer

 

Welcome to AGM by ESS President Sean Walsh

Liam spills coffee on Seanís laptop, slow clap ensues

Proposed:Sean Walsh will chair meeting:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† No opposition

Proposed:Liam Butters will take the minutes:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† No opposition

Went over Robertís Rules for clarity

Reviewed budget.Budget requested to be put online.Budget will be posted

Question by Mike Fryer:How will the budget be adjusted mid-term if changes are required:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Janel W. and Sean W. answer

Went over ESS Executive positions as per Constitution with the aid of a PowerPoint presentation

Positions up for election:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vice-President Academic

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vice-President External

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Corporate Affairs

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Secretary

Marnie W. noted that there will be a pubcrawl on October 3rd

Nominations opened for position of Vice-President Academic

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of Steph Morrison by Janel W., 2nd by Marnie W.

-          Steph declines the nomination

Nomination of Mike Fryer by Jon C., 2nd by Trevor T.

-          Mike accepts the nomination

-          Mike wins by vote of confidence, unanimous

Nominations opened for position of Vice-President External

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of JP Markes by Sean W., 2nd by Liam B.

-          JP accepts the nomination

-          JP wins by vote of confidence, unanimous

Nominations opened for position of Director of Corporate Affairs

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of Steph M. by Andrew H., 2nd by Liam B.

-          Steph accepts the nomination

Nomination of Erica S. by Liam B., 2nd by Mike F.

-          Erica accepts the nomination

Steph wins by clear majority.

Three abstentions noted

Nominations opened for position of Secretary

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of Ross Sherman by some dude, 2nd by Graham G.

-          Ross accepts the nomination

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of Trevor Thompson by Erik J, 2nd by Jake S.

-          Trevor accepts the nomination

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nomination of Ryan Taal by Andrew H. 2nd by Erik J

-          Ryan accepts the nomination

Nomination of Rajan Ghandi by Peter R, 2nd by Desmond C.

-          Rajan accepts the nomination

Nomination of Erica Slaughter by Liam B. 2nd by JP Markes

-          Erica accepts the nomination

 

Votes:19 for Ross, 28 for Trevor, 5 for Ryan, 25 for Raj, 7 for Erica

Initiated a further vote to obtain a clear majority: Ross, Trevor and Rajan are selected as candidates

Votes: 23 for Ross,35 for Rajan, 35 for Trevor.TIE -> Further voting between Rajan and Trevor

Trevor wins by overwhelming majority

 

MOTIONS:

Sean W. proposes motion for increased student fees 2nd by Liam B

††††††††††††††† Mike F. calls motion to vote

Overwhelming majority in the affirmative, motion passed

Negligible non-affirmative votes

5 abstentions.(Notable Abstentions: Aaron Trueman)

 

Budget is proposed to be ratified by Sean W 2nd by Liam B.

Overwhelming majority, budget ratified.

 

Motion to adjourn meeting is made by Sean W. 2nd by Liam B.

Majority, meeting adjourned.