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June 2013

Minutes from the June 2013 CRNBC board meeting.

 

CRNBC Board Meeting - June 21-22, 2013
CRNBC Boardroom - June 21, 2013
Strategic Planning Session Only - Metropolitan Hotel - June 22, 2013

In Attendance - June 21

Barb Crook, Chair
Eleanor Elston, Vice-Chair
Catherine Anderson
Chilwin Cheng
Anne Gavey
Colleen Hay
Gwen Herrington
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Sharry Hodgson
Mary Kjorven
Pearl Pacheco
Kath-Ann Terrett
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Karen Davis, Executive Assistant, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Regrets

Lorraine Grant
Marilyn Loewen Mauritz

Also in Attendance

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

Observers

CRNBC Staff
Irene Brown, Administrative Support, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance
Danny Hsu, Operations Coordinator, Corporate Support
Bonnie Lantz, Nursing Policy Consultant, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance
Jason Martin, Manager, Communications

Call to Order

13-06-01

 

Barb Crook, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1020 hours and welcomed the observers.

Approval of Agenda

13-06-02

 

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

Approval of Minutes

13-06-03  

By general consent, it was agreed to approve the following minutes of the CRNBC Board:

  • April 19, 2013 and;
  • May 23, 2013 (teleconference).

Financial Statements Report

13-06-04  

By general consent, it was agreed to receive the draft April 30, 2013 financial statements as circulated.

Election of Interim Chair and Vice-Chair (Verbal Report)

13-06-05  

By general consent, it was agreed that Gwen Herrington will serve as the Board's Interim Chair (September 1-26) and Mary Kjorven will serve as the Board's Interim Vice-Chair (September 1-26).

ARNBC/CNA/CRNBC Evolving Relationship

13-06-06

Moved and seconded to:

 

1.

Approve the dispersal of a one-time, grant of $1.5 million to ARNBC.

 

2.

Direct CRNBC's Registrar/CEO to send notification of termination of its MOU with CNA to CNA's Executive Director and Board.
  3.

Direct CRNBC's Registrar/CEO to negotiate a MOU with ARNBC in accordance with section 2.07 of the CRNBC Bylaws that will include:

    a. an ARNBC fee that encompasses the CNA membership fee;
    b. a time limitation of 5 years, with provisions for renewal;
    c. a requirement for an evaluation of the MOU one year in advance of the MOU's end/renewal date; and
    d. a start date that aligns with CRNBC's 2015 registration renewal period.

4.

Direct staff to amend the CRNBC 2013/14 budget to fund an additional $50,000 in support of the development of a communications plan.
   
Carried
13-06-07   Moved and seconded that the CRNBC Captive Insurance Corporation is requested to redeem, on July 2, 2013, 1,500 class B Preferred shares with a par value of $1,000 each, held by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, for an aggregate redemption price of $1,500,000.
   
Carried

Practice Standards - Providing Clinical Directions

13-06-08  

Moved and seconded to approve the introduction and principles in the draft practice standard Providing Clinical Directions as set out in Item 7, Appendix B of the June 21, 2013 Board report on this subject and defer approval of an effective date for the practice standard Providing Clinical Directions as set out in Appendix B of the June 2013 Board report.

   
Carried

Practice Standards - Assignment Between Nurses

13-06-09  

Moved and seconded to approve the withdrawal of practice standard Assignment Between Nurses as set out in Item 8, Appendix A of the June 21, 2013 Board report on this subject.

   
Carried

Amendment to Renewal Deadline Bylaws

13-06-10  

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. (see Appendix A).

   
Carried

Education Program Review Committee Appointments

13-06-11  

By general consent, the Board received 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 newly designed baccalaureate registered nurse program proposed by:

  • Douglas College.

Registrar/CEO's Report

13-06-12  

By general consent, it was agreed to receive the Registrar/CEO's report as circulated.

Registration Committee Policy Changes

   

RID B1-03 Approved Examinations For RN and NP Registration
Information Item. The Board expressed no concerns about the policy change.

RID B1-10 Time Limits On Applications For Registration (RN)
Information Item. The Board expressed no concerns about the policy change.

Memorial Book

   

Information item.

Adjournment

The Open Session adjourned at 1630 hours and the Board agreed to reconvene for the Strategic Planning Session at 0830 hours on June 22, 2013.

Certified as Approved

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

Appendix

Schedule of Proposed Bylaw Amendments To Bylaws 4.14, 4.15, 4.18 and 4.20

The bylaws of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia made under the authority of the Health Professions Act are amended as follows:

 

1.

 

Section 4.14 is amended in subsections (2), (4)(a) and (5)(a) by striking out "March 1" and substituting "last day of February".

 

2.

Section 4.15 is amended in subsections (1) and (4) by striking out "March 1" and substituting "the last day of February".
  3.

Section 4.18(5) is amended by striking out "March 1" and substituting "last day of February".

  4.

Section 4.20(1) is amended by striking out "March 1" and substituting "the last day of February".

June 22, 2013 - Metropolitan Hotel

In Attendance - June 22

Barb Crook, Chair
Eleanor Elston, Vice-Chair
Anne Gavey
Lorraine Grant
Colleen Hay
Gwen Herrington
Sharry Hodgson
Mary Kjorven
Pearl Pacheco
Kath-Ann Terrett

Regrets

Catherine Anderson
Chilwin Cheng
Ana-Maria Hobrough
Marilyn Loewen Mauritz

Also in Attendance

Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Karen Davis, Executive Assistant
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
Christine Penney, Deputy Registrar and Director, Policy, Practice and Quality Assurance
Louise Watson, Consultant, Navigo

Call to Order

13-06-13

 

Barb Crook, Chair, called the meeting to order at 0830 hours.

Strategic Plan

13-06-14

 

Moved and seconded to approve the 2013-2-15 Strategic Plan.

   
Carried

Adjournment

The Board adjourned the meeting at 1630 hours.

Certified as Approved

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

 

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