Riverview Alumni Association Minutes

2013 – 06 – 04

1.            In attendance: Symenuk, Bob; Symenuk, Linda; Bruce, Vic; Patterson, George; Mitchell, Jaye;                     Wallace, Terry.      Regrets: Seabrook, Karen

2.           Adoption of agenda:      Moved: Bruce, Vic           Seconded: Symenuk, Linda         Carried

3.           Adoption of minutes from 2013-01-29:   Moved; Symenuk, Linda    Seconded: Mitchell, Jaye                    Carried

4.            Business arising from the minutes:

               a)            Website – advertising and site meter

                               Terry reported that the website is operating well. Advertising has paid for the website                                 for an additional year, approximately $220. The site meter is reporting regular hits                           and is also free. Some cosmetic changes will be made to the site in the near future.

               b)            Investments

                               Karen was unavailable to provide any information on investments.

               c)            RVCI sign for Alumni Association

                               Terry will try to get this looked after before the end of June.

               d)            Information on the Gary Hyland Endowment Fund will on the website at the next                                           iteration.

5.           New business:

                a)           Financial Report

                               Karen wasn’t available for a financial report, although no significant changes are                                              expected at this time.

               b)            Website front page

                               Leave the front page as is with the advertising.

               c)            South Hill Community Association

                               The SHCA has not transmitted any information to be posted on the website. Terry will                                  investigate if we should bother to maintain that link. If not, it will be removed.

                d)           Board of Directors and Non-Profit Registration

                               George Patterson will attend to the details for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Jan Radwanski                                    has resigned from the Board. All other members of the Board have been reaffirmed. The                   date of the annual meeting is to be determined.

               e)            RVCI Grad

                               Vic Bruce will speaking at the 2013 graduation. He asked for input from the Board. He                                    will bring greetings from the Association as well as mentioning the website and the                                               ability to maintain contact through the website. He will also discuss the Cosmetology                                          Skills Canada program to which we donated some funds for support.

               f)             Cosmetology Skills Canada

                               Bob is awaiting more feedback from Jeff Boulton regarding the Skills Competition.

               g)            Temple Gardens Reunion

                               This will be held on the Labour Day weekend in 2014. We will use the website to                                              disseminate information about this event through some information and some links.                                    Terry will attend to the details, including Facebook and Twitter.

               h)            Future meeting dates

                               A discussion ensued about how frequently we should meet. General consensus was to                                               maintain this at twice per year at the call of the President.

6.            Other topics

               a)            Next RVCI all-year reunion

                               Some discussion was entertained as to whether we should tag this reunion to Canada’s                                               celebration in 2017, or whether we should schedule the next one (60th) for 2019.                                             Further discussion will take place at future meetings.

7.            Next meeting

                               To be determined at the call of the President.

8.           Bob moved the meeting adjourned at 8:24