Meeting Minutes – 2020.11.12
Society for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
Attendance: Emily, Diksha, Natalie, Jonathan, Natasha, Tiffany, Jason, Julia
Staff: Nakita, Faye, Sophie
- Call to Order
Emily 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.
Emily acknowledged the territories
- Adoption of Agenda
- Ratification of Minutes of 2020/10/29
Motion to Adopt Minutes – Julia/Sarah
- Adoption of Agenda of 2020/11/12
Motion to Adopt – Diksha/Jon
Chairperson – Emily
Treasurer – Diksha
UVSS Representative – Natalie
Student Liaison — Jonathan
Graduate Student Representative – Sarah
International Student Representative – vacant
General Member at Large – Natasha
General Member at Large – Tiffany
General Member at Large – Jason
General Member at Large – Julia
General Member at Large – Jana
General Member at Large – vacant
Staff report – Nakita, Faye, Sophie
Nakita: 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 – Natalie/Julia
BIRT the SSD approves the proposed Advocacy Groups Policy as attached.
Motion to table policy vote for next meeting – Natalie/Natasha
Motion 2020.11.12: 04 – Natasha/Jon
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)
- Old Business
- Priority Discussion
2020.11.12: 04 – Emily
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 — Emily
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 — Natalie
UVSS AGM accessibility
Workstudy to make draft letter in collaboration with Emily.
- Old Discussion
- In Camera – Jon/Jason
Motion carries. In-camera session starting at 8:10pm.
- Personnel Committee Report
- Funding Request Review
Motion to move out of camera at 8:22pm- Jon/Nat
- Meeting Times
19 Nov at 5:30pm — Executive Meeting
26 Nov at 5:30pm — Council Meeting
Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.