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February 2014

CRNBC Board Meeting - February 7, 2014
0830 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair
Gwen Herrington, Vice-chair
Catherine Anderson
Stephanie Buckingham
Chilwin Cheng
Colleen Driscoll
Sheila Farrell
Anne Gavey
Lorraine Grant
Colleen Hay
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Kath-Ann Terrett
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer


Marilyn Loewen Mauritz
Pearl Pacheco

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

CRNBC Staff:

Karen Davis, Executive Assistant to the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Kathryn Gardner, Administrative Support (Observer)


Louise Watson, Adura Strategy

Call to Order



Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 0830 hours.

Approval of Agenda



By general consent, it was agreed to adopt the agenda as amended to include the late addition item ("Education Program Review Committee Appointment").


Approval of Minutes


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

  • December 6, 2013 (in-person); and
  • January 17, 2014 (email vote).

Financial Statements Report


Moved and seconded to accept the Financial Statements Report and receive the draft December 2013 financial statements as circulated.


Budget Transfer Request


Moved and seconded to approve the budget transfer requests as presented:

  • Transfer funds for jurisprudence exam from 2013 to 2014; and
  • Transfer funds for website upgrade from 2013 to 2014.

Captive Insurance Corporation Update


Moved and seconded to approve the following actions:

  • Management are directed to proceed in accordance with the three phases outlined in the February 7, 2014 Board report; and
  • Decisions requiring Board approval in support of the actions outlined in the report must be brought back to the Board from time to time as required.
Colleen Driscoll and Kath-Ann Terrett abstained from voting.

Revised Policy RID B1-03: Approved Examinations for RN and NP Registration


Information item.

Additional Policy Revisions: RID B1-01, -04, -13, -46 and Policy Deletion RID B1-07


Information item.

Registrar/CEO's Report


Information item.

Late Addition: Education Program Review Committee Appointment


Moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Linda Picktnall as the Nursing Education Council of British Columbia's (NECBC) representative on the Education Program Review Committee. Term of office commences February 10, 2014 and expires June 30, 2014.



The Open Session adjourned at 1020 hours.

Certified as Approved

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