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Latest News and Notices

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Latest News and Notices 2018-06-08T17:06:16+00:00

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING – TUESDAY, JUNE 5TH 2018

The winners of our Door Prizes at the meeting held on Tuesday, June 5th 2018 were Gail Fourie (School District) and Lesley Childs (Library).  Congratulations to our winners!   Our next General Membership meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 5:15 pm in the Welsh Hall at the West Vancouver Memorial Library.  The notice of the meeting will be posted in mid-August.

NEW SHOP STEWARDS FOR CLERICAL STAFF IN SCHOOL DISTRICT (posted May 31, 2018)

We are delighted to announce that Colleen Denman, Heather Houston and Elisabeth Thoma have kindly stepped forward to serve as Shop Stewards representing the Clerical staff in the School District.  They will work together and take turns in attending shop steward meetings and bargaining negotiations in the fall.  For information on how to contact them please see the Notice dated May 31st 2018 which will be distributed to schools on Wednesday.

NEWS & VIEWS – APRIL 2018 EDITION (posted April 24, 2018)

The latest edition of the News & Views is available by clicking News & Views April 2018

ELECTION OF NEW PRESIDENT (posted April 10, 2018)

Following the advance Poll voting on Thursday, April 5th and the voting which took place at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, April 9th, the members of the WVMEA elected Connor Payne of the School Board to be the new President.  The ballots were counted  at the AGM by a Ballot Committee comprising of James Allen, Shelley Weal and Ian Moody.   If anyone is interested, the voting paperwork is available at the WVMEA office.

CHANGES IN EXECUTIVE BOARD (posted April 10, 2018)

Following the Annual General Meeting, Peter Marton is now 2nd Vice-President and Laurie Hollick-Kenyon is Treasurer – we wish them well in their new roles.  We also extend our thanks to Clive Mynott and Marina McMaster who are stepping down having served more than 25 years between them on the Executive Board!  A list of the new Executive Board is available on our website under “Executive and Shop Stewards”.

NEW SHOP STEWARD – FACILITIES & CUSTODIANS

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Pickard has stepped forward to serve as a Shop Steward representing the Facilities and Custodial staff in the School Board.  Andrew can be reached at 604-981-1075 or by email at apickard@wvschools.ca.

2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

We will be accepting applications again this year for three separate scholarships of $2,000 each: the WVMEA Academic Scholarship, the Roy Hunter Memorial Scholarship for the Visual Arts and the WVMEA Trades Scholarship.    For those interested in receiving an information package, please contact Sandra at the Association office at 604-925-7447 or by email at info@wvmea.com.

2018 MPP PENSION PLAN SEMINARS FOR MEMBERS – JANUARY TO JUNE 2018

Check out the 2018 Pension Seminars which are being held across the Lower Mainland in the first half of 2018.  The Municipal Pension Plan also offers a 15-minute eLearning course which will introduce new and potential members to the value and benefits of plan membership.  For information on the eLearning course please click MPP_eLearning poster.  For information on the workshops please click MPP Workshops poster.  If you have any questions, please contact Sandra at our office at 604-925-7447.