Monthly Archives: December 2011

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Region 3 Area Councils

Sisters & Brothers

The Executive board is pleased to announce the formation of OPSEU Area Councils in Peterborough & Oshawa. Both Area Councils will join the Orillia Area Council ensuring we now have an Area Council in each service area of Region 3.

Area Councils play an important role within OPSEU. Area Councils are made up of only OPSEU locals within the service area. It gives OPSEU locals an opportunity to network and work together. Area councils areĀ  a submitting body for convention resolutions and constitution amendments, they can set policy for our Union.

Corporate OPSEU rebatesĀ  90% of their Area Council dues back to the local.

The Executive board would like to encourage locals to affiliate with your respective area councils.

Below is a list of the next Area Council meetings and a contact for each Area council

Orillia Area Council

Chair: Brother Ken Hord

khordopseu310@rogers.com

Next meeting: Jan 11/12

Oshawa Area Council

Secretary: Brother Kim King

mr.kim.king@gmail.com

Next meeting: Feb 13/12

Peterborough Area Council

Chair: Sister Judith Richardson

Net meeting: Jan 31/12

In Solidarity

Pete, Sara & Gord

CLC Winter School

Region 3 Presidents

The Region 3 Executive board is offering an opportunity for up to 5 members to attend CLC Winter School at Kempenfelt Conference Centre.

The CLC winter school link is attached. (click here)

The region will cover the costs of the registration which includes shared accommodation, meals and course material. Time off, mileage will be the responsibility of the successful applicants.

Please share this email with your members.

Interested members should send an email to Sara, Gord or myself outlining which course they are interested in. Emails should be received by Dec 28/11. Successful applicants will be informed asap so they may submit their applications to CLC.

In Solidarity
Pete Wright