MINUTES OF THE 2ND MEETING OF THE COLLEGE COUNCIL OF DAWSON COLLEGE,
ON APRIL lST,
1971, AT 5.30 P.M., AT 350 SELBY STREET, WESTMOUNT
Resource Council :
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
Walter Bri tton
Vicki Schmol ka
Ed Segalowi tz
Jacques Lafl amme
It was suggested in Business Arising from the Minutes; (a) Released
Time for Members be tabled, and in its place put Terms of Office of
Members of the College Council.
Item (b) was amended to read;
Mandate of College Council , (ii ) Formation of Committees.
moved adoption of the agenda as amended. Carried.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES OF MARCH 25TH,
It was noted that David Adley, Gary Caroline and Ed Segalowitz had been
in attendance. Under item 'Election of College Council Officers
it was noted that abstentions had been recorded as non-votes.
Jacques Laflamme moved the adoption of the Minutes as amended.
At this point
it was mandatory that the delicate questions of voting pro-
cedures and quorum be defined.
It was moved by Peter Berlow that 21 con-
stitute a quorum for the College Council, and that to pass a motion over
50% of those in attendance must vote in the affirmative.
It was felt by
some that representation of both other Councils should be guaranteed. An
amendment was moved by Vicki Schmolka that at least
4 members of the
Resource Council must be in attendance in order to pass motions of the
15 voted in favour of the motion as amended. Carried.
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Terms of Office of Members of College Council
An initial motion detailing 2 year representation to Academic and Resources
Councils for those who received the most votes, was subsequently withdrawn.
It was thereupon moved by Peter Berlow that those faculty members who re-
ceived the most votes from their sectors, namely,
2 in Arts, 1 in Techno-
logies, and one
in Science, serve for 2 year terms; all others would serve
one year terms.
Squee Gordon moved the tabling of the previous motion
in order for a tri-
partite sub-committee to study the total question and report back to the
next meeting. Motion defeated.
It was also suggested that the Berlow
motion was out of order as each Council should determine its own terms.
The motion was defeated.
It was moved by Harry Wagschal
that faculty members elected to the Academic
Councils serve for one year,
with elections to be held in
March; re-election could occur. The motion was amended by Ed Segalowitz
that all members be so elected. The motion was amended further by Jacques
LaflaK that members could be re-elected to only one more consecutive
term. Discussion followed as to timing of elections.
The motion was
further amended by Me1 Schwartz so that elections for faculty and
members be held in March, and those for students in November.
in favour of the Schwartz amendment.
22 voted in favour of the Segalowitz amendment. Carried.
in favour of the Laflamme amendment.
20 voted in favour of the motion as amended.
Mandate of the College Council
It was pointed out that the mandate included anything evolving within the
not specifically falling under the single jurisdiction of either of
the other Councils.
ii. Formation of Committees of College Council
Election Supervision Committee
It was noted that the mandate would be to
certify not necessarily to
run each election.
It was moved by Walter Britton,
seconded by Bob Sumner, that Liz Rose, as nominated by the faculty, be the
representative to this committee. Carried.
It was moved by Peter Berlow
and seconded, that the Student Government and the A.S.P. group each nominate,
for ratification by the Council, a person to serve on the Election Super-
vision Committee by April
Governmental Amendment Committee
Vicki Schmolka moved there be representa-
tion on this committee from each of the three constituencies,
cominq from each. Carried. Students were nominated as follows: Gavin
~nderion, Danny Lacompte, Miguel Figueroa, and Cathy Beck.
was nominated and accepted as one faculty member.
It was asked that nominations for A.S.P. positions be tabled until a later
date (e.g. April 15th). The Association of Dawson Educators was asked to
name another representative.
It was agreed that if viable nominations were
not forthcoming, those places would have to remain open.
Gavin Anderson and Miguel Figueroa were elected as the student representa-
Other Committees (e.g. Discipline, Appeals).
- At this juncture the question
of the actual mandates of the three Committees outlined on page 7 of the
Pattern of Government was discussed (i .e. jurisdiction of constituencies,
It was moved by Vicki Schmolka and seconded,
that the mandate be moved to
sub-committee for study.
Long discussion followed.
Upon calling the ques-
tion, 14 voted in favour, with
5 against and 1 abstention.
Ian MacKenzie moved that a sub-committee of three people be formed for this
Shewan moved amendment that there be 1 student, 1 faculty and
16 voted in favour of this amendment. Carried.
motion as amended was Carried.
Nominations to this committee:
Wendy Greenberg, Vicki Schmolka.
Vicki Schmolka was elected and joined the two acclaimed, as the sub-committee.
The question of time was important.
MacKenzie moved that the committee
be charged with submitting a preliminary report within a month.
DATE OF NEXT REGULAR MEETING
The next meeting was set at April
15th, 1971, at 6.00 p.m. at Viger Campus.
The meeting was adjourned at 10.15 p.m.
ROBERT A. GORDON, Secretary