Approval of Minutes from the
Nov 27, 2019
It was proposed by Mark to accept the minutes as published and
seconded by Mitzi. Carried.
Business Arising from the Minutes
Postage Stamp Project. No real progress due to computer
issues. Barry asked that this be removed from the agenda until he
is ready to continue.
Approval of Financial Statement -
Barry presented the Financial Statements for November and December
2019 and moved to accept each statement as presented. November
seconded by Mark, December seconded by Mark. Carried. Barry is
recommending that a dormant HKVA account in Ottawa be closed and funds
transferred after approval by Phil Doddridge. Approved by the BOD.
Web, Online Services, Newsletter, Membership Reports. Gerry suggested that addressees be advised that this will be
the last copy mailed in paper format unless they make an effort to
indicate their interest. We will do a special mailing of a
postage-paid reply card to each recipient of the hard copy newsletter
in February, including rationale and instructions. The hard copy
mailing list for the March newsletter will be based on returned cards.
Jim will work with Gerry on this task. Moved by Mike, seconded by Gerry.
After discussion on the BOD meeting, it will be moved to
Friday at 8 AM.
Agreed that both the services at the Memorial Wall and the
National War Memorial should take place.
Meet and Greet: to be combined with the Hospitality Suite.
Should include activities for children. Will be added to
Spring newsletter to be used as a platform to inform members
about the convention.
Speakers: Mark Sakamoto to speak on Sat. night unless VAC
Budget to be sent to VAC to request funds asap.
Book of Remembrance Status. Progressing. Waiting for art
work and comments from the HKVCA President. Must also be translated.
Mike offered to write the foreword for the book.
Election Committee. Kathie Carlson will be the
elections chair. Norma Fuchs, Cynthia Melanson and Jim Trick to be
members of the committee. Acceptance moved by Mike, seconded by
Quiet in BC. Investigating what the Chinese community might be
planning for 2020.
Pr Region: Quiet now and planning for 2020 Annual Dinner.
QC Region: attended various memorial services. Phil is doing
Atl Region: photos forwarded to BOD. Looking to involve Lt Gov
of Nova Scotia in 2020 ceremonies.