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February 2016

CRNBC Board Meeting - February 12, 2016     
 0832 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

Anne Gavey

Colleen Hay

Tricia Marck

Jocelyn Stanton

Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Regrets

Ana-Maria Hobrough

Dave Kruyt

Marilyn Loewen Mauritz

Also in Attendance

Leadership Team:

Lynn Cairns, Acting Deputy Registrar/Chief Officer, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Katherine Graham, Chief Officer, Communication 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 8:32am. The Board welcomes a new member, Jocelyn Stanton.

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:

  • December 4, 2015 (in person)

Carried

 Item 4 – Financial Statements

Receive the draft of February 12, 2016 Financial Statements as circulated in Appendix A of the February 12, 2016 Board Report. 

Carried

Chilwin Chang joins the meeting at 8:55 am.

Item 5 – Board Policy - Code of Conduct: Board and Committee Members

Approve the updated Board policy, entitled CRNBC Code of Conduct: Board and Committee Members.

Carried

Item 6 – CNPS: Assignment of Member Participants  

Approved and seconded to approve the following resolution:  

1) Subject to the limitations set out in this board resolution, Joy Peacock, Executive Director of the Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, is authorized under subsection 154(6) of the CNCA:

a) to represent CRNBC at any meeting of the members of CNPS, including any annual or special meeting; and

b) to exercise, on behalf of CRNBC, all of the powers of CRNBC in its capacity as a member of CNPS under the CNCA, the articles and bylaws of CNPS, or otherwise.

2) For greater certainty, the Representative is authorized to represent CRNBC in its capacity as a member of CNPS, and is not authorized to represent CRNBC or to act or speak on its behalf in any other capacity or for any other purpose.

3) The Representative must notify CRNBC in a timely manner of any correspondence received from CNPS or otherwise received by the Representative in her capacity as CRNBC's authorized representative under subsection 154(6) of the CNCA, including but not limited to any notices of meetings, any notices of business to be conducted at meetings, and any notices of resolutions proposed to be consented to in writing by the members of CNPS.

4) Without limiting paragraph 3, the Representative must seek direction from CRNBC, in a timely manner, and must follow any direction given by CRNBC, with respect to any of the following matters:

a) any special resolution or other special business proposed for consideration by CNPS members, including without limitation any amendment to CNPS's articles or bylaws;

b) any other business proposed for consideration by CNPS members that could impact or otherwise affect CRNBC's rights or interests, or CRNBC's compliance with its duties under the Health Professions Act or any other applicable laws of British Columbia or Canada;

c) any other business in respect of which CRNBC may, from time to time, require the Representative to seek direction from CRNBC.

5) Without limiting paragraph 3, the Representative must not commit to the payment by CRNBC to CNPS of any funds other than any annual membership fees and other payments that may be required under CNPS's bylaws.

6) Without limiting paragraph 3, the Representative must obtain prior approval from CRNBC before exercising any right of CRNBC to nominate a person to participate on any committee of CNPS, and must confirm with CRNBC that any prospective nominee is a registrant of CRNBC in good standing, unless otherwise authorized by CRNBC.

7) The Registrar of CRNBC is authorized:

a) to enter into, for and on behalf of CRNBC, an agreement or other document or instrument with the Representative confirming her appointment as the representative of CRNBC on the terms and conditions set out in this board resolution; and

b) to notify CNPS of the appointment of the Representative.

Carried

Item 7 – Practice Standard review: Conflict of Interest

Approve the "introduction" and "principles" of the integrated CLPNBC, CRNBC, CRPNBC Conflic of Interest Practice Standard, as set out in Appendix A.  

Carried

Item 8 – Statutory Committee Appointments

Approve the appointment of Virginia Ann Jacklin and Helen Jackson to the Certified Practice Approval Committee. Terms of office to commence February 15, 2016 and expire the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in September 2016.

Carried

Item 8 – Statuatory Committee Appointments - Late Report

Approve the appointment of Aileen Mira to the Nurse Practitioner Examination Committee. Terms of office to commence February 15, 2016 and expire the day after the first sitting of the newly-appointed Board in September 2019. 

Carried

Item 9 – Strategic Plan Status

For discussion in the In Camera meeting.

Carried

Item 10 – Registrar/CEO Report

 Informational item

The Board recieve the report of the actions taken by the Registrar/CEO on behalf of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia on positive recommendations made by the Education Program Review Committee about the programs offered at Langara, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, University of Northern British Columbia and the University of the Fraser Valley. (Tricia abstained).

Item 11 – Professional Standards Authority - review update

 Informational item.

Item 12 – Registration Committee Policy Report

 Informational item.

Item 13 – Student Representative Program

 Informational item.

Item 14 – Relational Regulation Survey

 Informational item.

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 10:50 am.

Certified as Approved:

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