Region 3
Halifax Regional Municipality
and Hants East






Region 3 Executive
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Meeting Minutes
Important Announcements
and Function

 



2017 Meeting Schedule

All regularly scheduled meetings of Region 3 commence at 1:30 pm on the following Thursdays in Halifax, as indicated below :



2017

January 19
March 23
May 18
October 19

2018

October 18, 2018



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Meeting Agendas  2017


Click  HERE  to see an archive of Agendas from 2014 - 2002.



NSGREA REGION 3
HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY

AGENDA
1:30 P.M. – THURSDAY, March 23, 2017

SAINT ANDREW’S COMMUNITY CENTRE, 3380 BARNSTEAD LANE, HALIFAX
• Call to Order
• Welcome
• Approval of Agenda
• Attendees Introductions
• Minutes of October 27, 2016 Meeting
• Provincial Executive Update
• Committee Report : Promoting Meeting Attendance
• New Business
 Saint Andrew’s Community Centre reconstruction update
 May 18 NSGREA Region 3 elections
 Convention update
• Other Business
• 50/50
• Adjournment

Please note that several of us (Sharon Braine, Don Goss, Brenda MacAdam)
plan to have lunch prior our meeting at the Lion’s Head, located at 3081 Robie Street (Robie / Young)
and plan to meet between 11:30 and noon. Everyone welcomed!



Nova Scotia Government Retired Employees Association
Region 3
Halifax Regional Municipality

NSGREA REGION 3
HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY
AGENDA
1:30 P.M. – THURSDAY, January 19, 2017
SAINT ANDREW’S COMMUNITY CENTRE, 3380 BARNSTEAD LANE, HALIFAX
• Call to Order
• Welcome
• Approval of Agenda
• Attendees Introductions
• Minutes of October 27, 2016 Meeting
• Business Arising
• Provincial Executive Update
• Committee Report : Promoting Meeting Attendance
• New Business
• 50/50 Draw
• Next Meeting Date
• Adjournment

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Meeting Minutes


Click  HERE  to see a draft copy of the Minutes from the October 27, 2016 meeting held in Halifax.

Click  HERE  to see a draft copy of the Minutes from the January 19, 2017 meeting held in Halifax.

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Region 3 Executive

Members for the offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, as well as one Member-at-Large, were nominated and elected by acclamation at the regularly scheduled meeting held on May 17, 2001.   Two additional Members-at-Large were elected, effective November 15, 2001.   According to our by-laws, the positions of Vice-President and Treasurer, along with one Member-at-Large, were re-offered for nomination and election at our May 15th, 2003 meeting.  

At the meeting held on May 20, 2004, the offices of President and
Secretary were offered for nomination and election.   As well, the office of Vice-President was re-offered for nomination and election due to the resignation of our current Vice-President at the time.  

At the meeting of May 19, 2005, the positions of Vice-President, Treasurer and Members-at-Large were up for re-election.  

At the meeting of May 18, 2006, the positions of President and Secretary were up for re-election.
 

At the May 17, 2007 meeting in Halifax, there was a final call for nominations for the positions of Vice-President, Treasurer and Members-at-Large for 2007-2009.  

At the May 15, 2008 meeting, the positions of President & Secretary were up for re-election for the period 2008-2010.  

At the May 21, 2009 meeting, the positions of Vice President, Treasurer & Members-at-Large were up for re-election.  

At the May 20, 2010 meeting, a new President was elected.  

At the May 26, 2011 meeting, the sitting Vice-President, Treasurer and Members-at-Large were all
re-elected.   A new Secretary was elected.  

At the May 24, 2012 meeting,
the term for President was up for election and the incumbent, Bob Kanygin, advised that due to other commitments, he was not re-offering. Nominations were requested from the floor. None were received.   Vice President, Ernie Pass was willing to take over as Acting President in a "caretaker" capacity.   The term for Secretary was up for election; Judy Berthier stepped in mid-term to fill position and was willing to re-offer. Nominations were requested from the floor; none received. Judy Berthier was elected as Secretary by acclamation.  

At the May 30, 2013 meeting, the following incumbants, with the addition of Janet MacKinnon, were elected by acclamation  -  
President: Ernie Pass (one-year term)Vice-President: Rodney Caley (two-year term), Member-at-Large: Anna Fried (one-year term), Member-at-Large: Virginia Cameron (two-year term), Member-at-Large: Janet McKinnon (two-year term).  

At the May 22, 2014 meeting,
Ernie Pass accepted the position as President for a two-year term.   Judy Berthier accepted the position of Secretary for a further two year term.   Ernestine Gouthro accepted the position of Treasurer for a one-year term.   Karen Turner-Lienaux accepted the position of Member-at-Large for a one year term.   Jim Clark, currently working in Alberta, had indicated his willingness to work on the executive, if elected, upon his return to NS in the near future.   He accepted the position of Member-at-Large for a two year term.   


The following is an election summary of the above  -

ELECTION MEETING DATE
POSITION
NAME
PERIOD
May 17, 2001





November 15, 2001




May 15, 2003




May 20, 2004




May 19, 2005






May 18, 2006



May 17, 2007






May 15, 2008



May 21, 2009






May 20, 2010
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary


Members-at-Large




Vice President
Treasurer
Member-at-Large


President
Vice President
Secretary


Vice President
Treasurer
Members-at-Large




President
Secretary


Vice President
Treasurer
Members-at-Large




President
Secretary


Vice President
Treasurer
Members-at-Large




President
Secretary
May Lui
Ed Russell
Ernestine Gouthro
Doug Gough


Tom Deakin
Anna Fried
Don Hartley


Anita McKarney
Ernestine Gouthro
Virginia Cameron


May Lui
Catherine Randall
Doug Gough


Catherine Randall
Ernestine Gouthro
Virginia Cameron
Rodney Caley
Ernie Pass


May Lui
Doug Gough


Ernie Pass
Ernestine Gouthro
Virginia Cameron
Rodney Caley
Anna Fried


May Lui
Doug Gough


Ernie Pass
Ernestine Gouthro
Virginia Cameron
Rodney Caley
Anna Fried


Bob Kanygin


2001 - 2003





2001 - 2003




2003 - 2005




2004 - 2006




2005 - 2007






2006 - 2008



2007 - 2009






2008 - 2010



2009 - 2011






2010 - 2012
May 26, 2011Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Members-at-Large


Ernie Pass
Judy Berthier
Ernestine Gouthro
Virginia Cameron
Rodney Caley
Anna Fried


2011 - 2013
May 24, 2012Acting President
Secretary
Ernie Pass
Judy Berthier
2012 - 2013
May 30, 2013President
Vice-President
Members-at-Large


Ernie Pass
Rodney Caley
Anna Fried
Virginia Cameron
Janet MacKinnon

2013 - 2014
2013 - 2015
2013 - 2014
2013 - 2015
2013 - 2015
May 22, 2014President
Secretary
Treasurer
Members-at-Large

Ernie Pass
Judy Berthier
Ernestine Gouthro
Karen Turner-Lienaux
Jim Clark

2014 - 2016
2014 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2014 - 2015
2014 - 2016


The following table displays the current slate of officers for Region 3, as of the May 24, 2018 Regional Meeting.



President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Member-at-Large
Member-at-Large
Ad Hoc Social Committee
Don Goss
Karen Turner-Lienaux (902-402-5216)
Ian Johnson

Ernestine Gouthro (902-443-7921)
Jim Clark (902-835-4349
)
Susan Kidson
Brenda MacAdam & Don Goss

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Scheduled  Speakers for 2014

Click  HERE  to see an archive of Guest Speakers from 2013 - 2001.


September's (2014) Guest Speaker
Our guest speaker for the fourth meeting of 2014 was Diane Rose, the new Executive Director of the Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre, who spoke about her organization.   The Centre was started back in 1976, and continues to be open to everyone to come and enjoy coffee & conversation.   Included within their mission to support seniors and their families is a Meals on Wheels program, which currently has approximately 70 clients providing 190 meals, three days a week, delivered by volunteer drivers.   There are also plans to expand the Centre's catering service to include wedding receptions, anniversaries, parties and banquets.   Membership ($17/year)  is open to anyone 50 years of age or older.


May's (2014) Guest Speaker
Our guest speakers for the third meeting of 2014 was our President, Ernie Pass, who presented a portion of the province's Driver/Pedestrian Safety Program, including overheads.   Several topics included the highway traffic system, the road user, colour perception, emergency vehicles, outside mirror placement, pedestrians and the proper way to make a lefthand turn.


January's (2014) Guest Speaker
Our guest speakers for the first meeting of 2014 were Lynn Casey & Nancy Shiner of HRM Seniors' Home Safety Program, a free service providing information and tips to assist seniors avoid scams and to remain safe in their homes.   The program is for seniors 55+ residing in the Hfx-Dart-Bedford metro area and is delivered by trained volunteers.   The program consists of a home safety visit and a home safety presentation.   Other topics include crime prevention through environmental design, personal safety, a computerized messaging system called City Watch, frauds & scams and identity theft.




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Important Announcements and Functions

A Certificate of Appreciation from Region 3 was presented to NSGREA President Emeritus Redvers Cainey in recognition of  his long and valuable service to the association over the past 24 years.
The presentation was made during Region 3's meeting in Dartmouth on Thursday, March 19, 2009, by Region 3's President May Lui and Vice President Ernie Pass.




(L-R)   May Lui, Redvers Cainey, Ernie Pass


In recognition of . . .

A much deserved, custom designed plaque was presented to Region 3's Vice President Ernie Pass by NSGREA President Bernie LaRusic at the bi-monthly meeting held in Dartmouth on Thursday, November 20, 2008


C. ERNEST PASS
In recognition of your efforts and dedication as the Director of the Older Drivers Program for the Nova Scotia Government Retired Employees Association  -  October/02 - November/08

Bernie LaRusic
President
NSGREA
Ernie Pass
Director
Older Drivers Program




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Meeting Location


HALIFAX
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St. Andrew's Recreational Centre 
3380 Barnstead Lane, HALIFAX

(Off Bayers Road, just past intersection with Romans Avenue)

 
The Executive of Region 3 currently meets at a time and place at the President's discretion
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