[MathSoc Council] Council Meeting October 16th

Darcy Alemany dtaleman at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Oct 14 12:45:04 EDT 2013


Sorry, ignore that last message, I misread the definition.


On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Darcy Alemany <dtaleman at uwaterloo.ca>wrote:

> According to the bylaws, the definition of a voting member includes "The
> President of any society recognized by the Federation, or their respective
> designates." The word 'designates' involves some sort of appointment or
> official designation, so in my understanding it doesn't follow that
> non-President club execs become non-voting members in the President's
> absence unless the President says otherwise. Rather, it's the opposite:
> non-President execs of clubs are not members of Council, even in the
> President's absence, unless the President specifically designates them or
> they are a member for some other reason.
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Dominik Chłobowski <
> dchlobow at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>
>> Incorrect. When the president of a club is not attending, another exec of
>> the club attending automatically has all of the president's speaking
>> rights, unless the president has requested otherwise.
>>
>> Now please resolve the ambiguity/contradiction in the policies/bylaws
>> where club presidents are suggested to have speaking rights, but are not
>> listed as non-voting members.
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Dominik Chłobowski
>> Treasurer, CSC
>>
>>
>> 2013/10/14 Josh <speaker at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca>
>>
>>> I believe "council members" includes club presidents (which are part of
>>> council as non-voting members) but not club vice presidents, but that
>>> doesn't mean that they can't come (they just don't have speaking rights,
>>> but can speak if someone with speaking rights sponsor them to speak).
>>>
>>> @Cathrine: That seems like a very valid reason to make the meeting start
>>> at 6:00 instead of 6:15. Everybody please consider this the proper notice
>>> that the meeting will start at 6.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 13 October 2013 22:07, UW - Bioinformatics Club <
>>> bic.uwaterloo.ca at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Josh,
>>>>
>>>> Does "Council members" include club execs (like VP Finance or
>>>> presidents of clubs)?
>>>>
>>>> Shadrielle
>>>> Co-President
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Josh <speaker at mathsoc.uwaterloo.ca>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Greetings Council,
>>>>>
>>>>> There will be a council meeting on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 in M3
>>>>> 4001 starting at 6:15 PM. Jeff Henry, the manager of student development in
>>>>> the Student Success Office, will be attending the meeting sometime between
>>>>> 6:45 and 7:00 to give an update and would like to hear from our councilors
>>>>> regarding matters pertaining to uWaterloo's student leadership strategies.
>>>>> Hopefully we can get most of the meeting done before he arrives in the
>>>>> interest of not having the meeting run too late since apparently sleep is a
>>>>> valuable commodity.
>>>>>
>>>>> For all the first-year representatives, congratulations on winning the
>>>>> election and hopefully you have not been scared away by the budget meeting
>>>>> if you attended it. If you are lost as to how council works, such as the
>>>>> language employed and procedure, I will be doing a Q&A session which should
>>>>> hopefully get you oriented in the room starting at 6. Other council members
>>>>> are welcome to attend if they would like a refresher or mock me in the
>>>>> event I make a mistake (No, don't actually, but please correct me).
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to apologize if people expected a TL;DR because I tend to
>>>>> make the meeting notice contain a lot of flair. I have been hit by a
>>>>> writer's block and I didn't want to confuse our new councilors with strange
>>>>> language. (Stranger than usual, I mean).
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Joshua Tsai
>>>>> Speaker
>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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