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Local 1203 General Meeting - Delegates to Convention

March 05, 2020 at 5:00pm - March 05, 2020 at 8:00pm
BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - Squamish Room
Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3 Canada
Danijela Eres - Lower Mainland Area Office ·

To: All BCGEU Members in Local 1203

Re: BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional - Call for resolutions for the 2020 BCGEU Convention and Call for nominations Delegates and Alternates

Place: Lower Mainland Office – Squamish Room

#130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver (kitty corner from the Renfrew Skytrain station)

Date & Time: Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Dinner at 5:30pm)

The BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention will be taking place from Wednesday, June 10 to Saturday June 13, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. Convention is where the BCGEU members, decide who the next BCGEU President, Treasurer, and Executive Vice-Presidents will be and what the mandate of YOUR Union will be over the next three years.


Meeting Agenda

· Election of 12 delegates and 2 alternates to attend the 2020 BCGEU Convention.

· Discuss and vote on resolutions to be referred to Component 12 for approval.


Call for nominations for Convention Delegates and Alternates

Local 1203 will be sending 12 delegates to Convention, and will elect these delegates at this meeting. If you would like attend the BCGEU 2020 Convention, you must be nominated and be elected to attend. Interested members should complete the nomination form and either send it in or bring it to the meeting. Please note, in order to attend Convention, the member must in good standing, have a signed membership application card, be able to attend the entire convention from June 10 to 13, 2020 inclusive.


NOTE: Members on short term or long term leave should verify that attendance to the convention will not jeopardise their benefits. Please reach out to the Area Office if you need assistance.

Forward your completed forms to the Lower Mainland Area Office by 4:00PM on Thursday, March 5, 2020.

1. via fax at 604.215.1410

2. by mail: Suite #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4

3. via email: [email protected]

4. or in person at the 1203 Local Meeting held at the Lower Mainland Area Office – Squamish Room


*NOTE: If you are faxing, mailing or emailing resolution or nomination forms, they must be received at the office by 4:00 PM on March 5, 2020. Alternatively, you may bring them to the meeting in person.


Call for Resolutions

Resolutions are put forward by members for members, in order for your Union leadership to carry out the work on behalf of the membership. Resolutions will be discussed and voted on at the meeting before being advanced to the Component 12 resolutions committee.


In solidarity,


Paula Dribnenki, Staff Representative

Matt Damario, Local 1203 Chair 

Will you come?