Minutes of 1999 AGM

YUFA Foundation
1999 Annual Membership Meeting
Thursday, 20 May at 4:15 p.m.

[See YUFA AGM Attachment #12]

Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Fred Morgan at 4:15 p.m.

Appoval of Agenda
“That the Agenda be approved.” Proposed by Louise Ripley; seconded by Kathy Bischoping. Carried.

Minutes of 1998 Annual Meeting
“That the minutes of the 1998 Annual Meeting be approved.” Carried.

Matters Arising
In response to a question as to whether the Foundation can support scholarships for education at other institutions or for children of York Faculty, it was explained that this would be very expensive, but that it is a question that the YUFA Trust should consider.

Approval of Financial Report
“That the Financial Report be accepted as circulated.” Proposed by Fred Weizman; seconded by Kathy Bischoping. Carried.

Appointment of Auditor
“That Philip Creighton be reappointed auditor for 1999-2000.” Proposed by Michael Copeland; seconded by James Porter. Carried.

Nominations and Election
“That the following be appointed (or reappointed) as Directors of the Foundation for 1999-2000: Paul Evans, Tiit Kodar, Fred Morgan, Stanley Jeffers, Yvette Schmidt.” No new nominations came forth. Carried.

Directors’ Report
“That the Directors’ Report be accepted as circulated.” Carried.

Approval of New Expenditures
“That the expenditure of $5,000 per year for 8 years by the Foundation for the purpose of graduate scholarships in science to be matched by 200% by the Province be approved, and that the expenditure of $5,000 for a summer 2000 graduate bursary be approved.” Proposed by James Porter; seconded by Bob Drummond. Carried.

Other Business
In response to a question as to whether YUFA scholarships are publicized, it was explained that an effort is made, and that any suggestions would be appreciated. There was no other business.

“That the 1999 Annual Membership Meeting be adjourned.” Proposed at 4:30 by Bob Drummond; seconded by Joe Levy. Carried.