Minutes

SIRRA Minutes March 27, 2021

 

1.  The meeting was called to order at 11:05 AM by the chair, David.  The directors were welcomed and a quorum declared.  Our presence on the unceded, traditional territory of the Coast Salish, and particularly the Tsawout and Tseycum peoples was acknowledged with thanks.

2.  The agenda was approved as circulated.

3.  The minutes of January 23, 2021 were approved as circulated.

Directors Minutes January 23, 2021

Minutes of a meeting of the directors of SIRRA held January 23, 2021 Present by Teams: Mairead Boland (Vice-President), Michel Chiasson, Helen Wale, Colin Curwen (Treasurer), Jeanne Crerar Regrets: David Osborne (President and Secretary), Serban Criaoveanu 1. The meeting was called to order at 1.08pm and a quorum declared. Mairead (chairing the meeting in David’s absence) welcomed everyone and acknowledged our presence on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples. 2. The agenda was approved by consensus as circulated. 3.

Directors Minutes November 21, 2020

Minutes of a meeting of the directors of SIRRA held November 21, 2020 Present by Teams: David Osborne (President and Secretary), Mairead Boland (Vice-President), Michel Chiasson, Helen Wale, Serban Criaoveanu Absent: Colin Curwen (Treasurer), Jeanne Crerar Guest: Ron Hall 1. The meeting was called to order at 10:35 and a quorum declared. David welcomed everyone and acknowledged our presence on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples. 2. The agenda was approved by consensus as circulated. 3. The minutes of September 19, 2020 were approved as circulated by consensus. 4.

Directors Minutes September 19, 2020

Minutes of a meeting of the directors of SIRRA held September 19, 2020 Present by 'Teams': David Osborne (president and Secretary), Mairead Boland (Vice-president), Colin Curwen (Treasurer), Michel Chiasson, Helen Wale, Serban Craioveanu Regrets: Jeanne Crerar Guest: Ron Hall 1. The meeting was called to order at 10:45 by David. He declared a quorum present. Our presence on traditional Coast Salish territory was acknowledged with thanks. He welcomed the directors. 2. The agenda was approved as circulated. 3. The minutes of July 18 and August 11, 2020 were approved as circulated.

Directors Minutes August 11, 2020

Minutes of a meeting of the directors of SIRRA held Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Present: David Osborne, Michel Chiasson, Jeannie Crerar, Mairead Boland Regrets: Colin Curwen, Serban Craioveanu, Helen Wale Guest: Ron Hall 1. The meeting was called to order and a quorum noted. David agreed to chair and to take and circulate these minutes. 2. MOTION by David, seconded by Michel, that Ron Hall be appointed as a volunteer delegate from SIRRA to the Police Liaison Committee, to report back to the board from time to time in his discretion, or as requested by the board. Carried. 2.

Directors Minutes July 18, 2020

Minutes of a meeting of the Directors of SIRRA held July 18, 2020, by ZOOM conference. Present: Michel Chiasson, President; Mairead Boland, Vice-President; Ron Hall, Treasurer; David Osborne, Secretary; Jeannie Crerar, Serban Craioveanu, Helen Wale, Colin Curwen. Guest: Susie Washington-Smythe 1. The meeting was called to order at 3:03 PM by Michel. David agreed to chair the meeting and to take and circulate these minutes. Michel welcomed all the directors and declared a quorum present. Our presence on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish Peoples was acknowledged with thanks. 2.

2020 SIRRA Directors and Officers July 18, 2020

Slate of Directors and Officers of SIRRA elected at the 2020 AGM: Ron Hall: 2011 to 2014; 2014 – 2017; 2017 -2020 (retired) Jeanne Crerar: 2014 – 2017; 2017 – 2020; 2020 – 2023 (re-elected) David Osborne: 2016 – 2019; 2019 – 2022 President and Secretary Michel Chiasson: 2018 – 2021 Mairead Boland: 2018 -2021 Vice-President Helen Wale: 2018 – 2021 Colin Curwen: 2019 – 2022 Treasurer

2020 AGM Presidents Report July 18, 2020

SIRRA is rolled out a new website that has more versatility with other social platforms including a FaceBook page. SIRRA contributed to the Fire Smart Program and Saturna Island Singers. Sirra also made significant donations to the Heritage Centre at the FAB for new interpretive panels, and for a memorial bench for past member Bill Schermbrucker, who died this past year. New SIRRA Brochure Meeting with Adam Olsen, the primary topics were Saturna Island roads. Narvaez and Cliffside for resurfacing with chip seal whereas Harris a safety concern and access to Mount Warburton.