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Highlights of 2013 RASC General Assembly

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Tue, 2013/07/02

The 2013 RASC General Assembly in Thunder Bay is now concluded. An excellent time was had by all of the attendees who joined the members of the Thunder Bay Centre to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their founding as a Centre of the Society.

Flash Motions from GA 2010 on-line

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Thu, 2010/07/08

The flash motions from National Council meetings NC102 and 103, plus the motions from the Annual Meeting, are now on-line at http://www.rasc.ca/private/minutes/index.shtml

National Council Passes 2008 Budget

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Dave Lane, 1st VP, National Office
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Wed, 2007/11/28

The 2008 Society budget forecast was approved this past weekend by the Society's National Council. The budget was prepared by the Society's Finance Committee, National Office staff, with input from various committees. It was then reviewed and recommended for approval by the Board Pilot Committee.

Some highlights:

National Treasurer Resigns

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James Edgar, Regina
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Mon, 2007/11/26

The Executive Committee regrets to announce the resignation of our National Treasurer, Alan Whitman. On Tuesday, 2007 November 20, Alan submitted his resignation as Treasurer of the Society, effective immediately. His resignation was sent to members of the Executive, Board Pilot, and Finance Committees, with the request that his reason for resigning be kept confidential and within the three aforementioned groups. We will respect his request.

Minutes from NC094 now available on-line

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James Edgar, Regina
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Sun, 2009/11/22

The Minutes from National Council meeting NC094, 2009 November 21, as both PDF and html files, are now placed on the National Council Web site at http://www.rasc.ca/council/minutes

Bear in mind that these are not yet approved by National Council, so consider than portions may be changed after approval at the next National Council meeting.

In addition, the Motions stemming from that meeting are provided as a text file http://www.rasc.ca/system/files/private/minutes20091121_0.pdf

James Edgar
Recorder

National Council Minutes

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James Edgar, Regina
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Sun, 2006/12/03

The Minutes from National Council Meeting NC064 (2006-11-04) are now available on-line in the Members' Section of the RASC Web Page. Go to www.rasc.ca/private/minutes/index.shtml. Note that these minutes are unofficial until formally adopted by National Council.

Minutes from GA now available

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James Edgar, Secretary, National Office
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Tue, 2006/08/29

The Minutes from National Council meetings NC062 and NC063, plus the Annual Meeting, all from the Ottawa General Assembly (May 19 to 21) are now available on the Members' Section of the RASC Web site.

This is history in action!

Help Wanted: Constitution Renewal for 2010

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Denis Grey, Toronto
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Mon, 2009/08/24
In 2009-10, the Constitution Committee will be working on a process to renew the Society's Constitution. The last major revision to the Society's bylaws was completed in the early 1990s. In 2009-10 the Constitution Committee will be conducting a through review of the Society's Constitution with a view to making it more flexible and modern. Two or three volunteers are needed to work on this project on a part-time basis from September 2009 until about August 2010.
 

RASC Members Elected to Board Pilot Committee

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Fri, 2007/06/29

At the National Council meeting held in Calgary, AB on June 28th, seven members of the Society were elected to the Board Pilot Committee. These members will join the National Executive in setting strategic direction and priorities for the Society for a one-year trial period beginning June 29, 2007.

Here is the list of the new appointees to the committee:

Prof. Andrew Fraknoi appointed Honorary Member

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James Edgar, Regina
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Tue, 2011/11/01

The National Council of the RASC is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Andrew Fraknoi of Foothill College, California has accepted the Society's nomination of him as an Honorary Member. Professor Fracknoi was nominated by Mary Lou Whitehorne, who has had occasion to meet Professor Fraknoi and recommended him on the basis of his work in Education and Public Outreach.

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