ARA Outtakes

May 31, 2016

Staff officers Cory Schoffer and Dave Matson keep an eye on proceedings as resolutions are debated.

Executive secretary Gordon Thomas reacts to a barb by Education Minister David Eggen. While acknowledging that the Alberta Teachers' Association is approaching its 100th anniversary, Eggen quipped that Thomas attended the first meeting. Thomas replied with a reminder that he has access to Eggen's teaching certificate number.

Don Garrett of Calgary Public does a provocative dance for the crowd after winning a spa treatment as a door prize.

President Mark Ramsankar shows off his range of facial expressions during an award introduction.

Treats, snacks and refreshments – fuel for the impassioned debate and witty rejoinders that characterize ARA.

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