October 2018 Executive Meeting

Wednesday, November, 28th, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

October 23, 2018

Executive Meeting


Present:              Olga DeMelo, Michelle Pagniello, Solange Scott, Kelly Green, Rob Gascho, Richardo Harvey, Peter Mallouh, Daniela Melo, Koryn Marshall, Nabiha Rattansi.

Regrets:            Lino Demedeiros, Sharon Grant.

  1. Adopt Agenda. Agenda Adopted.

BIRT the Executive adopt proposed agenda.

Moved:  Olga De Melo                          Seconded:  Michelle Pagniello


  1. The Anti-Harassment statement was read. Koryn Marshall will be the Anti-Harassment Officer for this meeting.
  2. The Land Acknowledgement was read by Kelly Green.
  3. Approve Minutes of September 18, 2018.
  4. Business Arising. Ad Hoc Committee to discuss Executive Duties was discussed. Another meeting will be scheduled to move forward.
  5. Provincial Report. Full report to be emailed to Executive members if requested.  Highlights included: Children’s Mental Health Conference “Innovations for Service Delivery” is coming up.  November 1 all Presidents of the Bargaining Units will be meeting to discuss ________.  This year’s Lobby Day will surround the promoting the value of public education (Public vs private) and fighting Neoliberalism (privatizing).  There are currently parent consultations on the Sex Ed Curriculum.  Surveys, town halls etc.  Go on the sites and complete the surveys.
  6. President’s Report. Member Mapping and Mobilization (map out where members live) was discussed.  Solange and Daniela to participate.  September AGM was discussed and reviewed.  Upcoming Town Hall was discussed.  Labour Management:  Discussion about Itinerant Staff being moved to and from work sites by managers.  Bargaining Unit needs to be clear, transparent in a model to be used across the TDSB.  Senior Managers and PSSP to form a committee to put together a draft and bring it forward for the sake of consistency. .Cannabis on the work site was discussed.
  7. Vice President’s Report. Retreat in Niagara Falls on November 9-10 was discussed.  Committees have been formed.  Pick dates for meetings and let Olga or Michelle know.  Bargaining has begun.  A brochure for new hires/members was discussed.  An Electoral Officer needs to be selected.  Executive to go into Executive Session to discuss candidates and vote accordingly.  Moved by Solange and Seconded by Koryn.  Rise from Executive Session.  Moved by Olga and Seconded by Daniela.  The successful candidate for this position is Patrick Frackowiak.  Olga will contact Patrick in a timely manner
  8. New Business. The Treasurer’s Report was discussed.
  9. Motion to Adjourn. Moved:    Seconded:  Daniela.  CARRIED @ 8:10 p.m..