May 2015 Members Meeting

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Wednesday May 28th

5:00-7:30pm

Quantom Nano Centre 1506

Our first Members Meeting of the Spring 2015 term is coming up May 28. As usual, we’ll be serving a hot supper at 5pm before the meeting. Please review the agenda prior to the meeting.

For more information about how are Members Meeting work and for minutes from previous meetings, please click here: http://wpirg.org/members-meetings/

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Spring 2015 Refunds

The WPIRG fee ($4.75) is refundable for the first three weeks of every term. Students wishing to receive this refund may do so at the following locations and on the following dates and times:

SLC Marketplace, May 4 -8, 10-4pm.

4222 Conrad Grebel College, May 11 – 15, May 18 – 22, 10-4pm.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR WATCARD.

Welcome our new Board of Directors!

WPIRG is excited to welcome the new members of the Board of Directors as elected at our Annual General Meeting on April 2015.

Matt Feagan (community member), Amna El-Shatshat (4B Biochemistry), Shalaka Jadhav (2B Planning), Brandon Love (4A Geomatics), Angela Ko (3B Computer Engineering), Amal Sabrie (3B Psychology) and Menaka Shanmuganatha (3B Applied Health Studies) will serve on the WPIRG Board of Directors along side continuing Board members Filzah Nasir (4B Environmental Engineering) and Sepehr Mohaddes (PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering). You can learn more about the current Board of Directors here.

WPIRG would also like to thank our members Maximillian Altvater (1B Geography), Zainab Mahdi (1B Health Studies) and Dave Beverly-Foster (4B Environment and Resource Studies) for also running for the Board of Directors. They will continue working with WPIRG in other ways and we are grateful to have them as active WPIRG members!

Last but not certainly not least, WPIRG would like to thank outgoing Board members Becca Redden (4th year Independent Studies), Yumna Zaghlol (4th year of Peace and Conflict Studies), Thomas Little (3rd year Music) and Shifa Abbas (4th year Biotechnology) for their amazing work on the Board over the past two years. On behalf of all our members, thank you for giving us your time and taking care of the administrative side of things that make it possible for WPIRG members to run our action groups, campaigns, events and other activities.

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WPIRG’s new (and old) Board of Directors! From left to right:  Newly-elected Board members Brandon Love (4A Geomatics), Shalaka Jadhav (2B Planning), Matt Feagan (community member) and Amna El-Shatshat (4B Biochemistry). Continuing Board members Filzah Nasir (3B Environmental Engineering) and Sepehr Mohaddes (PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering). And outgoing Board members Yumna Zaghlol (4th year of Peace and Conflict Studies), Thomas Little (3rd year Music) and Shifa Abbas (4th year Biotechnology) and Becca Redden (4th year Independent Studies).

Not present: Newly-elected Board members Angela Ko (3B Computer Engineering), Amal Sabrie (3B Psychology) and Menaka Shanmuganatha (3B Applied Health Studies)

 

2015 Annual General Meeting and Board Elections

Date:
Wednesday, April 1,  2015
Time:
5:00-8:00pm
*New Location:
Room 1208,
Conrad Grebel College, 

University of Waterloo, 140 Westmount Rd. North
Facebook event page here


The AGM is where the members of the organization come together to hear about the year’s activities and elect Directors for vacant positions on WPIRG’s Board of Directors. What you can expect from this meeting:

  • Electing new members to the Board of Directors.
  • Hearing a report from the Board of Directors on WPIRG’s activities over the past year and the results of our campus survey.
  • Approving the 2013-2014 audited financial statements & by-law amendments
  • Celebrating another year of social & environmental justice at uWaterloo with WPIRG Social Justice Awards!

The agenda is available here. Please read prior to the meeting. 

Can’t make it? Fill out a proxy form and have someone there vote on your behalf.

Also don’t miss the volunteer appreciation event following the AGM. We’re hosting WPIRG Prom: Mean Girls! Rad Women Throughout History. 

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