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December 2014

CRNBC Board Meeting - December 5, 2014
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Lorraine Grant, Vice-chair
Stephanie Buckingham
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

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

Regrets

Chilwin Cheng

CRNBC Staff:

Lisa Ryan, Executive Assistant

Observers:

Grace Amado
Gail Holotuk
Quincy Ho
Adela Krupich
Gèradine Lydon
Tansey Ramanzin

Call to Order

 

 

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 0835 hours.

Approval of Agenda

 

 

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

   
Carried

Approval of Minutes

   

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

  • June 20, 2014 (Annual General Meeting); and
  • September 25, 2014.
   
Carried

Item 4 - Bylaw Revisions - Quality Assurance Program Audit

   

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 C) to the resolution of Item 4 of the December 5, 2014 Board report.

   
Carried
Anna Maria Hobrough joined the meeting at 8:50am

Item 5 - Registrar/CEO's Report

   

Moved and seconded to receive the report of action taken by the Registrar/CEO on behalf of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia on a positive recommendation made by the Education Program Review Committee about the program offered by the following educational institution:

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology - Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Program
   
Carried

Item 6 - Registration Committee Policies

   

Information item

Item 6A - 2015-16 Budget

   

Moved and seconded to approve changes to the Reimbursement of Expense Policy.

   
Carried
   

Moved and seconded to approve changes to the Financial Authority Policy.

   
Carried
   

Moved and seconded, the transfer to the unrestricted net assets of $200,000 from the restricted capital fund related to the annual $100,000 contribution in the Financial Authority Policy.

   
Carried
   

Moved and seconded to approve the following funds to be used in response to the following financial risks:

  • Unforeseen operating costs: $416,000
  • Unplanned staff changes: NIL
  • Poor investment performance: $1,540,000
  • Reduction in registrant renewals: $409,000
   
Carried
   

Moved and seconded to approve the minimum required unrestricted net asset level of $1.7 million.

   
Carried
   

Moved and seconded to approve the 2015-16 budget, including the identified appropriations, reserves and fees.

   
Carried
   

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 to this Resolution.

   
Carried

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 09:37 hours.

Certified as Approved

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