Written by James Edgar, Regina on 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.
Written by James Edgar on Fri, 2011/07/08
Written by Glenn Hawley, Calgary on Thu, 2011/06/16
The national constitution committee is seeking dedicated, detail-oriented RASCals to help draft new Articles of Incorporation for the RASC, in time for the 2012 Edmonton GA and annual meeting. Join the Constitution Committee and shape RASC's Future! The new Canada Not for Profit Corporations Act (CNCA) will soon be declared law (expected in fall of 2011). This means we have no choice but to overhaul and restructure our governance documents.
Written by James Edgar, Regina on Thu, 2010/07/08
Written by James Edgar, Regina on 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
Written by Denis Grey, Toronto on 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.
Written by Dave Lane, 1st VP, National Office on 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.
Written by James Edgar, Regina on 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.
Written by Denis Grey, Toronto on 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:
Written by James Edgar, Regina on 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.