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Advisory Council (AC)

10.4 ADVISORY COUNCIL

10.4.1 Composition The Advisory Council shall consist of all Group Presidents, Treasury Board National Departmental Consultation Team Presidents and Consultation Team Presidents from employers with multiple bargaining groups.

AGM 2010 (e)

10.4.1.1 Alternates A Group President or Treasury Board National Departmental Consultation Team President may designate an alternate for the purpose of attending Advisory Council Meetings. The alternate must be from the Group Executive or Consultation Team whose President is unable to attend these meetings. The alternate shall have the right to vote at these meetings; however, there shall be no more than one (1) vote per Group or Team. A member shall not represent both a Group and a Treasury Board National Departmental Consultation Team.

AGM 2007 (e)

10.4.2 Mandate The Advisory Council is charged with the responsibility of dealing with matters referred to it by the Board, the Executive Committee, Group Executives and Consultation Teams. It shall serve as a forum for an exchange of ideas and information among Group Presidents and Treasury Board Departmental Consultation Team Presidents and Consultation Team Presidents from employers with multiple bargaining groups. Some of the prime functions shall be information sharing on collective bargaining issues, professional concerns and national consultation. In addition, the Advisory Council shall review PIPSC Annual Priorities and make recommendations to the Board of Directors prior to the second Board of Directors meeting of the calendar year.

AGM 2013 (e)

10.4.3 Steering Committee The Advisory Council shall have a Steering Committee comprising the Chair, a Vice-Chair, the AC Director, one (1) representative from the Treasury Board Groups/Departmental Consultation Teams elected from amongst those representatives, one (1) representative from the Public Service Labour Relations Act (PSLRA) (Schedule I, Part II) Groups elected from amongst those representatives and one (1) representative from the separate employer Groups elected from amongst those representatives.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.3.1 Steering Committee Duties The Steering Committee shall be responsible for arranging the agenda and meetings of the Advisory Council, setting goals for the AC, sponsoring Sector Councils brought forward at the AC and making recommendations on those submissions to the Executive Committee via the Finance Committee.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.4 Elections

10.4.4.1 AC Director Only representatives of the Advisory Council shall be eligible to run for, vote for and hold the position of AC Director. The AC Director shall be elected in even numbered years as provided for in these By-Laws and Regulation 10. The AC Director shall have the right to vote at AC meetings.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.4.2 AC Steering Committee (Except AC Director) Each year, there shall be an election of Officers of the Advisory Council. The newly-elected Officers shall take office immediately following the meeting at which they were elected. The Chair, the Treasury Board Groups/Treasury Board National Departmental Consultation Teams’ representative and PSLRA (Schedule I, Part II) representative shall normally be elected in even-numbered years, and the Vice-Chair and separate employer Groups’ representative shall normally be elected in odd-numbered years.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.4.3 Notice of the election shall be included with the agenda for the meeting at which the election takes place. Nomination for election is not contingent upon attendance at the meeting, but candidates must indicate, in writing, a willingness to stand for election.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.4.4 The election shall be conducted by a member of the Advisory Council who is not a candidate in the election. The election shall be by secret ballot. The candidate who receives the plurality of legal votes shall be deemed elected. Following completion of the election, the ballots shall be destroyed.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.4.5 Vacancy - AC Steering Committee If a position, other than the position of AC Director, becomes vacant during the term of office, the remaining members of the AC Steering Committee shall act to fill the vacancy until the expiry of the original term of office. If the position of AC Director becomes vacant, it shall be filled as provided for in these By-Laws.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.5 Reports The AC Director shall, after each Advisory Council and after each AC Steering Committee meeting, submit a report to the Board in a timely manner. The AC Director shall, after each Board of Directors’ meeting, submit a written report to the AC Steering Committee and all members of the AC in a timely manner.

AGM 2006 (e)

10.4.6 Sector Council The Advisory Council (AC) Steering Committee shall oversee and monitor all activities pertaining to Sector Councils and shall, through application of the Policy Statement on Sector Councils, make recommendations both to the AC and the Board on such activity. Responsibilities of the AC Steering Committee shall include:

a) advising the AC on all new Sector Council proposals,

b) making recommendations to the AC for or against the establishment of new Sector Council and on follow-up activity by previously established Sector Councils,

c) seeking a decision from the AC to approve or deny permission for the proposal to proceed to the Board of Directors (BOD) for funding, and

d) providing a recommendation to the BOD regarding Sector Council formation and funding.

AGM 2006 (e)

REGULATION R10 GROUPS, SUB-GROUPS, RETIRED MEMBERS GUILD AND ADVISORY COUNCIL

BOD 2005 (e)

R10.4.4.1.1 Timing of Election The AC Director shall be elected by secret ballot at the last regularly scheduled AC meeting in even years.

BOD 2006 (e)

R10.4.4.1.2 Eligibility For the purposes of By-Law 10.4.1.2, the incumbent AC Director shall be considered a Group representative to the AC and shall be eligible to stand for re-election.

BOD 2006 (e)

R10.4.4.1.3 Term of Office The AC Director shall serve for a 2 year term commencing on the January 1st immediately following his election.

BOD 2006 (e)

R10.4.4.3 Nominations Nominations for the position of AC Director may be submitted in writing to the Chair of the AC or may be made from the floor.

BOD 2006 (e)


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