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eFlash! 2018-08

2018 AGM — Annual General Meeting / AGA 2018 — Assemblée générale annuelle

Minutes of the 2018 AGM / AGA 2018

Friday / vendredi, 27 July 2018, 14h00–15h00

Concordia University Department of Music
MB Building: 1450 Guy Street, 8th floor, room 255
Montréal QC H3H 0A1

Documents provided to those present at the CEC’s 2018 AGM (the proposed Agenda, the Minutes from the 2017 AGM and the CEC’s 2017–18 Financial Report) are available here in PDF. The audio recording of the 2017 AGM is available here in MP3 format. The AGM was also webcast on YouTube and is available here.

Left to right: Andrei Buscioceanu (AB), Alexandre Paradis (AP), Julie Matson, Nick Lavigne, Eldad Tsabary, Yves Gigon. Image © Kevin Austin. [Click image to enlarge]

Present in person at the CEC’s 2018 AGM were: CEC President Eldad Tsabary (ET) and CEC Admin Yves Gigon (YG), CEC Admin jef chippewa (JC) participating via Skype, CEC members Kevin Austin (KA) and Julie Matson (JM), and guests Andrei Buscioceanu (AB), Houshang Koochaki (HK), Alexandre Paradis (AP) and Nick Lavigne (NL).

The meeting began at 14:02 on Friday, 27 July 2018. CEC President Eldad Tsabary chaired the meeting. CEC Administrative co-Director jef chippewa acted as Minutes-Taker (via Skype) for the meeting.

Agenda / Ordre du jour

  1. Adoption of the Agenda / Approbation de l’ordre du jour

ET opened the meeting. The Agenda was adopted by consensus.

  1. Adoption of the Minutes of the Previous AGM / Approbation du procès-verbal de la dernière AGA

The minutes of the 2017 AGM were read by all present. The minutes were adopted by consensus.

  1. Business Arising from the Minutes of the Previous AGM / Sujets touchant le procès-verbal de la dernière AGA

There were no items arising from the minutes of the 2017 AGM.

  1. President’s Report / Rapport du Président

CEC President Eldad Tsabary presented his President’s Report. YG moves to accept the report. The President’s Report was adopted by consensus.

  1. Reports from the Board / Rapports du Conseil d’Administration

Kevin Austin presented the Treasurer’s Report on behalf of Shawn Pinchbeck, who could not be present for this year’s AGM. KA moves to accept the report. The Treasurer’s Report was adopted by consensus.

  1. Other Business / Autres

6a. Presentation of the New Sonus.ca Interface

YG presents a Report on the upgrade of Sonus implemented over the past year and gave a brief demonstration of the interface to those present. JC invites a round of applause for Yves to recognize the amazing job he did on the interface.

6b. Proposal for a Slight Modification to §3.1 of the CEC Bylaws

Left to right: Nick Lavigne, Eldad Tsabary, Yves Gigon. Image © Kevin Austin. [Click image to enlarge]

ET presented a Proposal to Modify §3.1 of the CEC Bylaws that would allow for expanded Board representation, and to nominate Julie Matson and Kevin Austin as members of a newly expanded Board. KA moves to table the motion; YG seconds. KA explains the process of tabling for vote, as described in the CEC Bylaws. The item was tabled for a vote at a separate General Meeting in the near future. 1[1. The vote will take place at a meeting called for 6 September; check the AGM page for details.]

JC gave a brief introduction of Julie Matson to those present at the AGM.

  1. Adjournment / Levée de l’assemblée

ET moves to adjourn the meeting; YG seconds. The CEC’s 2018 AGM was consensually adjourned at 15:07 on Friday, 27 July 2018.

Minutes submitted by jef chippewa, Minutes-Taker for the CEC’s 2018 AGM, on Tuesday, 7 August 2018.

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