NSSSA Minutes from:

Metro RC Meeting



Location of Meeting: Mount St. Vincent University, Rosaria Building Room 404.

Time of Commencement: 19:19

Time of Adjournment: 20:28

Duration: One hour and nine minutes.


Present voting members: Nicholas Wells, Taryn Hanrahan, Samantha Delaney, Vibha Rakshita, Fortesa Sahiti, Joy Hannam, Brooke Kattenbusch, Kaleigh McLeod, Tyson Bears, Armaan Dhillon, Becca MacAulay, Jillian Ryan, Ciara Harris, Gabrielle Torrealba, Julia Mcintosh, Celia Briand, Saisha Rankaduwa.

Regrets: Carly Dunn.

New Business

Pep Rally Space: Saisha will be booking Citadel for the pep rally from 5pm-10pm.

Pep Rally: The members of the Metro Cabinet will be wearing their “Metro What?” shirts and Metro Cabinet sweaters to the pep rally.

Pep Rally Itinerary: At 6:30pm the doors will open, from 6:30pm-7pm Registration and back pocket games will be happening in the Citadel cafeteria. Everyone will split into smaller groups for ice breaker games from 7pm-7:30pm. A snack break will happen from 7:30pm-7:45pm. The Metro Cabinet will be performing their NSSSA skit from 7:45pm-8pm. Tie dying and more ice breaker games will be happening from 8pm-8:30pm. To wrap things up the flash mob dance will be taught from 8:30pm-9pm.

Photo-Booth: The Public Relations of Promotion will be responsible for creating the photo-booth at the pep rally. All members of the Metro Cabinet will be responsible for bringing any photo-booth props that they have available to them to the next Metro Cabinet meeting. Each prop brought in is to be labeled with the name of the owner.

Food: The Popcorn machine will be operated by Gabrielle and Julia accompanied by the song Popcorn playing in the background. The Snow Cone machine will be operated by Fortesa, Tyson, Ciera and Sam. The Cotton Candy machine will be operated by Vibha, Saisha, Armaan, and Jillian.

Flash Mob Dance: The Metro Cabinet discussed many potential songs that could be used for the flash mob dance. The possibilities were narrowed down to Magic, Pump it, Electric Love, and Dog Days Are Over. In the end Magic was selected as the flash mob song.

Meetings: There will be a Metro Cabinet meeting on Sunday April 9th. There will be no meeting of the Metro Cabinet on April 16th due to the long holiday weekend. The next meeting of the Metro Cabinet after the long weekend will be on April 23rd, at this point in time the Wendys should have a dance choregraphed to be used for the flash mob.

NSSSA Metro Cabinet Skit: The skit will be informative about the NSSSA and what someone should know before they attend a conference. The skit will be tourist themed. The members of the Metro Cabinet will act as if they are partaking in a bus tour on a vacation to Nova Scotia. Stops will happen along the way as the tourists visit the different regions of the NSSSA, they will additionally introduce useful questions relating to each position on the Metro Cabinet. Tourists will be wearing Hawaiian Shirts, fanny packs and visors, while they are holding selfie sticks, and cameras. The following questions are examples of questions that each position may explore throughout the Metro Cabinet skit:

Wendys : “Hey Metro How do you feel?” “What’s Epic?” “Should I get my advisor to sign my talent show form?”

Welcoming Co-Chairs: “Should I bring my health card?” “What should I bring to conference?”

3-Tions: “Can I come late to conference?” “What happens if I don’t go to my skillbuilding session?” “What if I have to leave the conference early?”

Head School Representatives: “When should I check in with my advisors?” “What happens if I don’t check in with my advisor?”

Public Relations: “Should I take a picture my itinerary?” “What’s inside my delegate bag?” “What are engagement Sessions?”

Skillbuilding Chair: “What happens if I don’t want to participate in my skillbuilding session?” “Can I be in a group with my friends?” “What is a skillbuilder?”

Public Relations of Promotion: “How can I find NSSSA on Social Media?”

Secretary: “How do I find out what is happening in the Metro region?”

Co-Premiers: “What are the 8 key concepts?” “What are alumni?” “How do you get more involved with the NSSSA?” “What are the three Ds?” “What is the missing s in NSSSA?”

Armaan Dhillon motioned to adjourn the meeting at 20:28 and Jillian Ryan seconded said motion.