NSSSA Minutes From:
South West Regional Cabinet
Location: Digby Arena, 27 Shreve Street
Time of Commencement: 3:10 pm
Time of Adjournment: 4:48 pm
Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes
Present Voting Members: Zoe Marshall, Libby Graham, Taylor Wood,Court Mahar, Amber
Jelfs, Amber White, Emily Sabean, Hailey Farnsworth, Makayla Whalley, Alyssa Letemplier
Present Non-Voting Members: Michelle Talbot
Regrets: Brock Emin, Jarrett Ross, Adam Strickland, Hiro Omatsu, Tate Vachon
No Shows: Emma Hiltz, Hannah D’eon
Co-Premiers: Our Co-Premiers have been working with Alex Leblanc to finalize the logo for the Junior
Event. It was also discussed and decided that it is not necessary to have a speaker for
Light Up Leadership ‘17.The most important thing to note is that the date for the Junior Event
has been changed. The event has been moved to Sunday, October 29th due to the fact that
there is an NSTU conference being held that Friday and finding chaperones would be too
difficult if the event was on the 28th. The event has been moved to
Welcoming Co-Chairs: Zoe and Adam have gone through sample packing lists and will be finalizing the
one for Light Up Leadership ‘17 before the next meeting. They have also
discussed the RC introduction questions for the delegate manual and sent the email out to all
Regional Cabinet Members. They will also be creating a facebook ad to collect yarn to make
Public Relations: The donation letters have been started and are almost ready to be sent out, there just
needs to be a few minor adjustments made. The list of businesses has been created
they just need to add the list that Tate and Amy have made of businesses around Bridgewater.
They will be in contact with all businesses this month for donations. Finally they are waiting on
the layout for pamphlets to use as a promotional tool.
Skillbuilding Co-Chairs: All old manuals have been received from the previous Skillbuilding Co-Chairs and
the application questions have been approved by the Co-Premiers. The next
tasks for these Co-Chairs is to create a list of lighthouses in Nova Scotia to use for skillbuilding
group names and create the first skill building session by September 26th.
3-tions: All forms have been completed and approved by the Co-Premiers. They are being sent out
Wendys: The Passover package containing the cheer bible and previous E.P.I.C plans has been received,
brainstorming for the Junior Event has begun. A list of any supplies needed for
the event must be made as soon as possible.
Head School Reps: Emails concerning individual school representatives have been sent out and multiple
have responded back. Meetings with these representatives are currently being
planned in order to give them any information they may need when promoting the Junior Event.
Basic layouts for posters, emails and other promotional tools have been started. Emails
regarding presentations at schools are due by Wednesday, September 13th.
Secretary: A poll for Regional Cabinet wear has been created on the Facebook group page. With the
options being narrowed down a quote must be found by September 23 so all members can
bring money to the next meeting and the order will be submitted.
Food Co-Chairs: It has been decided that all delegates will be asked to bring a packed lunch to the Junior
Event however, snacks and treat bags will be provided. The snacks will consist of
apples, oranges, welches and granola bars while the treat bags will be made of Halloween
goodies. The Co-chairs will be sending out donation letters asking for the snacks wanted.
Fundraising: A fundraising list has been sent to the Head School Reps that can be used for raising funds to
help send delegates to provincials. Makayla has also drawn up a list of
many ideas that may work for that aswell.
Adjournment: Makayla Whalley motioned to adjourn this meeting, Emily Sabean seconded this motion.
The next Regional Cabinet meeting for Sou’West will be held September 24th upstairs in the