We were encouraged to link ourselves as closely as possible with the DSWA in Great Britain and adopt their well tested certification scheme and uphold their rigorous standards as a model of Canadian walling. Discussion was lively and a board of five members were chosen to discuss and agree upon the objectives of such an organization for all members to then approve in order to proceed to the next stage of legal incorporation.
Dr Carlan Stants was asked to chair the meeting and did a fine job. Jo Hodgson and he drove all the way from Quebec to attend this important meeting. Everyone felt that this was a successful step to a new phase of the development of the association and agreed to meet together again soon.