Meeting Minutes – 2020.11.12

Society for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

Attendance: ES, DB, NB, JG, NBa, TW, JD, JuD

Staff: NK, FL, SP

  • Call to Order

ES called the meeting to order at 5:44pm

  • 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.

ES acknowledged the territories

  • Adoption of Agenda
  • Ratification of Minutes of 2020/10/29

Motion to Adopt Minutes – JuD/S

Motion Carried

  • Adoption of Agenda of 2020/11/12

Motion to Adopt – DB/JG

Motion Carried

  • Reports

Chairperson – ES

Treasurer – DB

UVSS Representative – NB

Student Liaison — JG

Graduate Student Representative – S 

International Student Representative – vacant

General Member at Large – NBa

General Member at Large – TW

General Member at Large – JD

General Member at Large – JuD

General Member at Large – JB

General Member at Large – vacant

Staff report – NK, FL, SP

NK: Another Work Study hired, looking at another weekly drop in to hang out for SSD folks.

  • Main Motions
  • Priority Business

Motion 2020.11.12: 03 – NB/JuD

BIRT the SSD approves the proposed Advocacy Groups Policy as attached.

Motion to table policy vote for next meeting – NB/NBa

Motion carries.

Motion 2020.11.12: 04 – NBa/JG

    BIRT the SSD approves James Mcgran’s funding request of $350 for noise cancelling headphones (Funding Request Category 2C), $1700 for an Apple 13.3″ MacBook Air with Apple Care (Funding Request Category 3F), and $426 for a HP LaserJet Printer (Funding Request Category 3F)

Motion carries.

  • Old Business
  • Discussion
  • Priority Discussion

2020.11.12: 04 – ES

Christmas Party date

Possible date for Thursday, December 10th, at the regular board meeting time (5:30pm). Office Coordinator will compose an invite.

2020.11.12: 05 — ES

Good Food Box transportation

Looking at more sustainable options to fund a van for GFB deliveries. Committee meeting to discuss this.

2020.11.12: 06 — NB

UVSS AGM accessibility

Workstudy to make draft letter in collaboration with ES.

  • Old Discussion
  • In Camera – JG/JD

Motion carries. In-camera session starting at 8:10pm.

  • Personnel Committee Report
  • Funding Request Review

    Motion to move out of camera at 8:22pm- JG/Nat

Motion carries.

  • Meeting Times

19 Nov at 5:30pm — Executive Meeting

26 Nov at 5:30pm — Council Meeting

  • Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.