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April 2016

CRNBC Board Meeting - April 8, 2016     
 0940 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair

Stephen Bishop

Stephanie Buckingham

Brenda Canitz

Chilwin Cheng

Colleen Driscoll

Sheila Farrell, Vice Chair

Colleen Hay

Ana-Maria Hobrough

Dave Kruyt

Tricia Marck

Marilyn Loewen Mauritz

Jocelyn Stanton

Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Regrets

Anne Gavey

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Lynn Cairns, Acting Deputy Registrar/Chief Officer, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Katherine Graham, Chief Officer, Communications and Human Resources
Daniel Laflèche, Chief Officer, Information and Finance 

Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar/Chief Officer, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance

CRNBC Staff:

Lisa Ryan, Executive Assistant


 

Call to Order

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 9:40am.


 

Item 2 - Approval of the Agenda

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

Carried

Item 3 – Approval of Minutes

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

  • February 12, 2016 (in person)

Carried

 Item 4 – Financial Statements

Moved and seconded to receive the draft February 2016 Financial Statements as circulated in Appendix A of the February 12, 2016 Board Report.

Carried

Staff are approved to open a new bank account, if required, to support a new credit card processing tool.

Carried

Item 5 – Finance and Audit Committee

Moved and seconded that staff prepare and present two options of the 2017-18 budget cycle:

  • One: following the current investment strategy, and
  • Two: assuming the investment account is closed

Further to this, staff will help to facilitate a discussion with the Board that will provide for a final decision on the College's investment obligations and risk tolerance. Staff are asked to consider the investment policies of other similar non-profit organizations to assist in the discussion.

Carried

Moved and seconded to approve the new Controls Over Financial Transactions Policy and rescind the related policies it replaces:

a. Tendering Business

b. Reimbursement of Expenses

c. Funds to External Organizations or Individuals

d. Asset Protection

e. Financial Authority

Carried

Item 6 – 2015/16 Annual Committee Report

Moved and seconded to approve the 2015/16 Annual Committee Report as presented.

Carried

Item 7 – Policy – Information Sharing and Disclosure

Moved and seconded to approve the amendment to the Information Sharing and Disclosure Policy from June 30, 2016 to December 31, 2017.

Carried

Item 8 – Policy – Governance of Internal Policies Policy

Moved and seconded to approve the amendment for the Governance of Internal Policies Policy from June 30, 2016 to December 31, 2017.

Carried

Chilwin Cheng joined the meeting at 10:25am.

Item 9 – Registrar/CEO Report

Informational item

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 10:50am.

Certified as Approved:

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