10.12.2020 MEETING MINUTES

Society for Students with Disabilities

Council Attendance: NB, ES, JD, NB, DB, S, JuD, JB

Staff: NS, FL, SP

Affiliated/Community Members/Workstudy: KC, A, K, PW

 

  • Call to Order

5:41pm meeting called to order

  • Territory Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

  • Adoption of Agenda
  • Ratification of Minutes – Julia/Emily
      1. Council Meeting Minutes of 2020/11/26

Motion carries.

  • Adoption of Agenda – Emily/Sarah
      1.      Agenda of 2020/12/10

Motion to amend the agenda and add the following to “New Business” – JuD/S

“BIRT the SSD provides $300 in funding to the UVic Mental Health Awareness Club for the purpose of student mental health kits.” 

            Motion to amend carries.

Motion to amend the agenda and add the following to “Discussion” – ES/NB

Scheduling next semester’s Council meeting frequency and dates/times

Motion to amend carries.

Adoption of the amended agenda carries.

  • Presentations & Announcements
  • Presentations
  • Announcements
  • Reports

Council Members

Chairperson – ES 

Treasurer – DB

UVSS Representative – NB

Student Liaison – JG – Absent

Graduate Student Representative – S

International Student Representative – vacant

General Member at Large – NB

General Member at Large – TW – Absent

General Member at Large – JD

General Member at Large – JuD

General Member at Large – JB

General Member at Large – vacant

  • Main Motions
  • Priority Business
  • New Business

2020.12.10 – JuD/ES

BIRT the SSD provides $300 in funding to the UVic Mental Health Awareness Club for the purpose of student mental health kits.

JuD abstains from voting due to potential conflict of interest.

Motion carries.

2020.12.10 – ES/JuD

BIRT Wednesday, January 13th, at 4:30pm will be the first Council meeting of the new year. Scheduling for the winter 2 semester will occur at this meeting.

Motion carries.

2020.12.10 – JuD/NB

BIRT the SSD approves K’s funding request for $336.66 for noise cancelling headphones (2c. Noise Cancelling Headphones) and $2,793.74 for a ThinkPad L13 with customizations (3f. Technology or Assistive Device not listed).

Motion carries.

  • Old Business
  • Discussion
  • Priority Discussion 

2020.12.10: 01 – NB

Advocacy Group Policy Document

2020.12.10: 02 – SP

SSD Logo Poll Update

2020.12.10: 03 – ES

Scheduling next semester’s Council meeting frequency and dates/times

Call for 10-minute break at 6:23pm

Call to order at 6:35pm

Wednesday, January 13th, at 4:30pm will be the first Council meeting of the new year. Scheduling for the winter 2 semester will occur at this meeting.

  • New Discussion
  • Old Discussion
  • In Camera

Move to in-camera at 6:50pm

  • Personnel Committee Report
  • Funding Request Review

Motion to move out of camera at 7:10pm – NB/JD

Motion carries. 

  • Meeting Times
  • Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at 7:14pm.