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June 2016

CRNBC Board Meeting - June 10, 2016     
 1020 hours
CRNBC Boardroom - 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

Mary Kjorven, Chair

Stephen Bishop

Stephanie Buckingham

Brenda Canitz

Colleen Driscoll

Sheila Farrell, Vice Chair

Anne Gavey

Colleen Hay

Tricia Marck

Jocelyn Stanton

Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer


Chilwin Cheng

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, 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


Diane O'Connor, College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC

Cameron Cowper, College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC

Daryl Beckett, staff

Chris Daly, staff


Call to Order

Mary Kjorven, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:20am.

Late addition MAiD—Liz Elliott to go into In camera session at this point

Open Session resumed at 3:05pm

Stephen Bishop left the meeting at 3:05pm


Item 2 - Approval of the Agenda

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


Item 3 – Approval of Minutes

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

  • April 8, 2016 (in person)
  • April 19, 2016 (Evote)
  • May 30, 2016 (teleconference)


 Item 4 – Financial Statements Report

Receive the draft April 2016 Financial Statements as circulated in Appendix A.


Item 4 – Financial Statements Report – Auditors

Staff to postpone the RFP and the Board to share with the new One College Board that the CRNBC's board was intent on going to RFP this year.


Item 4 – Financial Statements Report – Investments

Staff to postpone researching and supporting the Board to evaluate its role as an investor, and the Board to share its intent to do this evaluation with the One College board.


Item 5 – Policy Review – Student Awards

RESOLVED that the Board rescind Policy PSB-038 Student Professional Award and discontinue the Student Professional Award program.


Item 6 – Education Program Review Committee

a. Ministry of Advanced Education Nominee: (Name Pending), three-year term commencing July 1, 2016.

b. Northern Health Authority Nominee: Dr. Ann Syme, three-year term commencing July 1, 2016.

c. Registrant Representing Practice: Nicholas Fitterer, three-year term commencing July 1, 2016.

d. Nurse Educator: Landa Terblanche, three-year term of office commencing July 1, 2016.

e. Chair: Linda Pickthall, one-year term, commencing July 1, 2016.

f. Vice-chair: Kristine (Kris) Weatherman, one-year term commencing July 1, 2016.

(Tricia Marck abstained) 


Item 7 – Appointment PSA Report Update

Accept the proposed plan for next steps with recommendations from CRNBC's May 11, 2016 Authority Report with the following changes:

"Timelines and risks to be discussed at the next meeting regarding a priority basis"


Item 8 – Board Collaboration Security

Informational item

Item 9 – Transition Committee Update

Oral update

Item 9 – Registrar/CEO Report

Informational item


The Open Session adjourned at 4:20pm.

Certified as Approved:

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