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April 2014

CRNBC Board Meeting - April 11, 2014
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Gwen Herrington, Vice-chair
Stephanie Buckingham
Chilwin Cheng
Colleen Driscoll
Sheila Farrell
Anne Gavey
Colleen Hay
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Marilyn Loewen Mauritz
Pearl Pacheco
Kath-Ann Terrett
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Regrets

Catherine Anderson
Lorraine Grant

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Natasha Dookie, Deputy Registrar/Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Francine Gaudet, Director, Communications
Katherine Graham, Director, Human Resources and Organization Development
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support
Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar/Director, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance

CRNBC Staff:

Karen Davis, Executive Assistant to the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Olecia Walker, Standards and Quality Assurance Advisor (Observer)

Call to Order

14-04-00

 

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 0836 hours.

Approval of Agenda

14-04-01

 

By general consent, it was agreed to adopt the agenda as circulated.

   
Carried

Approval of Minutes

14-04-02  

Moved and seconded to approve the following minutes of the CRNBC Board:

  • June 21, 2013 (Annual General Meeting); and
  • February 7, 2014.
   
Carried

Financial Statements Report

14-04-03  

Moved and seconded to accept the Financial Statements Report and receive the draft February 2014 financial statements as circulated.

   
Carried

Finance and Audit Committee Report

14-04-04  

Moved and seconded to accept the Finance and Audit Committee Report and approve the following actions:

  • Close the Captive investment account and transfer the funds into CRNBC’s investment account;
  • Work with legal counsel to document a debt back to Captive, with reasonable terms, until such time as Captive is formally closed; and
  • Amend the Board’s investment policies to remove references to Captive.
   
Carried

2013/14 Annual Committee Reports

14-04-05  

Moved and seconded to approve the Annual Committee Reports as circulated.

   
Carried

Funding for Substantially Equivalent Competency Assessments

14-04-06  

Moved and seconded to approve the following:

  • Amend the 2014/15 CRNBC budget to include $300,000 for costs associated with IEN applicants completing an SEC assessment as required by CRNBC.
   
Carried

Revision to Practice Standard Duty to Provide Care

14-04-07  

Moved and seconded to approve the following:

  • Approve revisions to Principle 4 of the Practice Standard Duty to Provide Care as set out in Appendix C of the April 2014 Board report on this subject with an effective date 30 days following publication on the CRNBC website.
   
Carried

Amendment to Bylaws – Certified Practices Approval Committee

14-04-08  

Moved and seconded to approve the following:

  • Resolve that, in accordance with the authority established in section 19 (1) of the Health Professions Act, and subject to filing with the Minister as required by section 19 (3) of the Health Professions Act, the Board amend the Bylaws of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, as set out in the Schedule attached (as Appendix C) to the resolution of Item 9 of the April 11, 2014 Board report.
   
Carried

Cost Sharing Agreement with CLPNBC

   

Information item.

Strategic Plan – Update

   

Information item.

Registrar/CEO's Report

   

Information item.

HPRBC Public Notification Framework

   

Information item.

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 1134 hours.

Certified as Approved

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
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