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April 2015

CRNBC Board Meeting - April 10, 2015
 0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Lorraine Grant, Vice-chair
Stephanie Buckingham
Chilwin Cheng
Colleen Driscoll
Sheila Farrell
Anne Gavey
Colleen Hay
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Dave Kruyt
Tricia Marck
Pearl Pacheco
Kath Ann Terrett
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer


Marilyn Loewen Mauritz
Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar/Director, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Natasha Dookie, Deputy Registrar/Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Katherine Graham, Director, Communication and Human Resources
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support

CRNBC Staff:

Lisa Ryan, Executive Assistant


Navid Goldrick
Mark Salindong

Diane O'Connor

Call to order 

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 8:36 a.m.


New Board member Dave Kruyt and Observer Diane O'Connor from the College of Chiroporacters of B.C. were introduced.

Approval of Agenda

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


Approval of Minutes

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

  • February 6, 2015 (in person)


New Business

Late Submission - Early Intervention Program (Health) Approve the appointment of Judy Chorney to the inquiry committee Sub-Committee Early Intervention Program (Health). Term of office commences April 13, 2015 and expires the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in September 2015.


Ana-Maria Hobrough joined the meeting at 9:15am

Item 4 – Financial Statements

Receive the draft February 2015 Financial Statements as circulated.


Item 5 – Finance & Audit Committee Report

Direct the Board Development Committee to organize an investment session with RBC.


Item 6 – Policy RID B1-49 Nurse Practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination – Rescore.

The Board approves revisions to Policy RID b1-49 Nurse Practitioner Objective Structured Clinical Examination – Rescore, as circulated.


Item 7 – Certified Practices Approval Committee

RESOLVED THAT the Board approve the CPAC recommendation to revise the policies for the review of Certified Practices DST’s.


Item 8 – Limits and Conditions on Dispensing Naloxone

The Board approve the draft limits and conditions related to Naloxone as set out in Appendix D of the April 10, 2015 Board Report.


Item 9 – CRNBC Recognition Program

Rescind Board Policies B20, B21, B22, B23, B24 and B25, and dissolve the Awards Committee.


Item 10 – Bylaw Revisions

RESOLVED 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 A.

Tabled to the In-camera session

Item 11 – Board Policy Review

Approve with amendment to strike reference to John Carver, the policy entitled Governances of Internal Policies attached as Appendix A to this report.


Item 12 – 2014/15 Annual Committee Reports

The Board approve the Report as submitted. (Tricia Marck Abstained)


Item 13 – Registrar/CEO Report

Informational item.

Item 14 – Medically-Assisted Death

Informational Item.

Item 15 – 2015 Registration Renewal

Informational Item

Item 16 – KPI Relational Survey with Registrants

Informational Item.


The Open Session adjourned at 11:35am

Certified as Approved:

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

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