Meeting Minutes 2020.10.15

Society for Students with Disabilities

Council: NBa, S, ES, NB, DB, JG, JD, JuD, TW

Staff: FL, SP, NK

  1.   Call to Order 

ES called meeting to order at 5:40pm

  1.   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 acknowledges the territories.

  1.   Adoption of Agenda

  Motion 2020.10.01: 01 — S/JG

BIRT the agenda for 15 October 2020 be adopted.

Motion carries.

Motion 2020.10.01: 02 — NB/NBa

BIRT the minutes for 1 October 2020 be adopted.

Motion carries.

  1.   Reports

Chairperson – ES – not much to report

Treasurer – DB – catching up with work!

UVSS Representative – NB – Lots of UVSS reports and meetings; potential increased accessibility for online platforms.

Student Liaison — JG – Working on focus groups.

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 – vacant

General Member at Large – vacant

Staff report – NK, FL, SP

NK: lots of programming happening, folks having difficulty advocating

FL: logo with Brent, more one-on-one work, CAL seems confusing for students

SP: website launched

  1.   Main Motions
  2.   Priority Business

Motion 2020.10.15: 03 – NB/JG

BIRT the SSD sends a letter to the Oak Bay Council in support of legalizing secondary suites.

Motion carries

Motion 2020.10.15: 04 — S/JuD

BIRT the job posting for the Communications and Research Coordinator be approved.

Motion carries.

  1.    Priority Discussion

2020.10.15: 05 – JG

SSD Focus Group graphic

2020.10.15: 06 — ES

New SSD logo

Some recommendations to do with hexagonal structure will be taken to Brent.

  1.   Meeting Times
  2.   Next Council Meeting: 29 Oct 2020
  3. Next Executive Meeting: 22 Oct 2020
  4.   Adjournment

Meeting adjourned at 7:04pm