THE SENATE COMMITTEE OF SELECTION

EVIDENCE


OTTAWA, Wednesday, September 19, 2001

[English]

The Senate Committee of Selection met this day at 12:15 p.m. to elect a chair and deputy chair to the committee.

Dr. Heather Lank, Clerk of the Committee: Honourable senators, I see a quorum. As clerk of your committee, it is my duty to preside over the election of the chair. I am ready to receive motions to that effect.

Senator Fairbairn: Honourable senators, I move that Senator Rompkey be chair of the committee.

Dr. Lank: If there are no other nominations, is it your pleasure, honourable senators, to adopt the motion?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Dr. Lank: I declare the motion carried. I invite the Honourable Senator Rompkey to take the Chair.

Senator Bill Rompkey (Chairman) in the Chair.

The Chairman: Thank you, honourable senators, for your confidence.

It is now my duty to ask for nominations for a deputy chair of this committee.

Senator LeBreton: Honourable senators, I nominate Senator Stratton.

The Chairman: If there are no further nominations, is it your pleasure, honourable senators, to adopt the motion?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

The Chairman: I declare the motion carried.

Congratulations, Senator Stratton.

The committee adjourned.


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