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September 2012

Minutes from the 2012 CRNBC Board Meeting.

 

CRNBC Board Meeting — September 28, 2012
1000 hours
CRNBC Boardroom — 2855 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In Attendance

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/CEO
Karen Davis, Executive Assistant, Registrar/CEO

Also in Attendance

Aneta D'Angelo, Nursing Practice Advisor, Practice Support
Natasha Dookie, Director, Registration, Inquiry and Discipline
Francine Gaudet, Director, Education Services and Communications
Katherine Graham, Director, Human Resources and Organization Development
Daniel Laflèche, Director, Corporate Support
Christine Penney, Director, Policy and Quality Assurance
Sandra Smith, Communications Specialist, Communications
Musharaf Sultan, Application Developer, Corporate Support
Alison Wainwright, Policy Research Assistant, Policy and Quality Assurance
Barb Willson, Nursing Practice Consultant, (formerly Acting Director, Practice Support)
Janine Lennox, Nurse Educator, Langara College
Julie Matear, Registrant, WorkSafeBC

Regrets

None

Call to Order

Barb Crook, Interim Chair called the meeting to order at 1003 and welcomed new board member Kath-Ann Terrett, and observers.

Approval of Agenda

12-09-01

 

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

Approval of Minutes

12-09-02  

By general consent it was agreed to approve the minutes of the following meetings of the CRNBC Board as circulated {with the following amendment(s)}:

  • June 14, 2012
  • June 15, 2012 (Annual General Meeting) with amendment to note that Catherine Anderson was not in attendance
  • August 28, 2012 (telecon)

Financial Statements Report

12-09-34  

By general consent it was agreed to approve the July 2012 draft financial statements as circulated.

Finance and Audit Committee Report

12-09-04  

Moved and seconded to allocate the existing restricted unallocated $200,000 in the College's Capital Fund and an additional $200,000 from the current operating fund for building maintenance in the parking garage.

   
Carried
12-09-05  

Moved and seconded to allocate funds from the operating fund to tender a contract for designers/architects who can provide a design and related estimates for a building renovation.

   
Carried
12-09-06  

Moved and seconded to direct staff to prepare an updated Net Asset Model, three-year financial projection and draft revisions to related financial policies. These will be considered in combination with the 2013/14 budget at the next Finance and Audit Committee meeting.

   
Carried
12-09-07  

Moved and seconded to approve the proposed amendments to policy CS B3 as set out in Appendix A of the September 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried
12-09-08  

Moved and seconded to approve the creation of policy CS B11 as set out in Appendix B of the September 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried
12-09-09  

Moved and seconded to direct staff to maintain the historical cost of CRNBC's land and building assets

12-09-10  

Moved and seconded to approve the proposed revisions to Board policy CS B4 as set out in Appendix C of the September 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried
12-09-11  

Moved and seconded to approve combining the College's restricted fund for printers and its fund for capital leases into a single restricted fund for electronic equipment.

   
Carried
12-09-12  

Moved and seconded to direct staff to engage BDO on the College's behalf to provide audit services for the years ending 2013 and 2014.

   
Carried

Appointments Committee Report

12-09-13  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Certified Practice Approval Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Samarjit Dhillon, nurse educator position: two year term.
  • Karen Irving, co-chair position: one year term.
  • Dr. Shona Johansen, co-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-14  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Discipline Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Ana-Maria Hobrough, appointed board member position: one year term;
  • Heather Cook and Karen Fitzpatrick, registrant position: three year term;
  • Michael MacDougall, member of the public position: three year term;
  • Donna Murphy, chair position: one year term; and
  • Bob Johnstone, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-15  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Finance and Audit Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Three board members, Barb Crook, Gwen Herrington and Ana-Maria Hobrough: two year term;
  • Donna Murphy, registrant position: two year term;
  • Donna Murphy, chair position: one year term; and
  • Ana-Maria Hobrough, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-16  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Inquiry Committee with corresponding terms:

  • James Hunter, Landon James, Eveline LeNoble and Linda Nelson, registrant positions: three year term;
  • Catherine Anderson, appointed board member position: one year term;
  • Roger King, member of the public position: two year term;
  • Donna Bentham, chair position: one year term; and
  • David Mitchell, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-17  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Nominations Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Barb Bedell and Wendy Bowles, registrant positions: one year term;
  • Eileen Maloney-White, chair position: one year term; and
  • Barb Bedell, vice-chair position: one year term.

Note: Pearl Pecheco abstained from the vote.

   
Carried
12-09-18  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Nurse Practitioner Examination Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Michelle Bech, Cleo Bland and Kirsten Marr, nurse practitioner positions: three year term;
  • Morley Jameson, member of the public position: three year term;
  • Lorine Scott, chair position: one year term; and
  • Michelle Bech, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-19  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Nurse Practitioner Standards Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Karen Sims, nurse practitioner position: one year term;
  • Stan Marchuk, nurse practitioner position: one year term;
  • Debbie McLachlan, Ministry of Health position: one year term;
  • Mia Chorney, chair position: one year term; and
  • Erica Crilly, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-20  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Quality Assurance Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Barb Thompson, member of the public position: three year term;
  • Colleen Regehr, chair position: one year term; and
  • Ed Kry, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-21  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Registration Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Catherine Anderson, appointed board member position: one year term;
  • Lorraine Grant, member of the public position: three year term;
  • Jocelyn Stanton and Jeff Sylvester, member of the public positions: two year term;
  • Sheila Gordon-Payne, registrant position: three year term;
  • Donna Murphy and Jennifer Yeoman, registrant position: three year term;
  • Lorraine Grant, chair position: one year term; and
  • Jeff Silvester vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried

Appointments Committee Report: Special Committees

12-09-22  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Appointments Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Board members Anne Gavey, Mary Kjorven, Colleen Hay, Sharry Hodgson and Pearl Pacheco, to one year term;
  • Colleen Hay, chair position: one year term; and
  • Mary Kjorven, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-23  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Board Development Committee with corresponding terms:

  • One board member, Gwen Herrington: two year term;
  • One board member, Sharry Hodgson: one year term;
  • Sharry Hodgson, chair position: one year term; and
  • Anne Gavey, vice-chair position: one year term.
   
Carried
12-09-24  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the Board Review Panel Committee with corresponding terms:

  • Two appointed board members, Ana-Maria Hobrough and Catherine Anderson: one year term; and
  • Five registrant board members, Eleanor Elston, Colleen Hay, Sharry Hodgson, Pearl Pacheco, Kath-Ann Terrett: one year term.
   
Carried

Election of Board Chair/Vice Chair

12-09-25  

Moved and seconded to appoint the following individuals to the positions of Board Chair and Board Vice-chair with corresponding terms:

  • Barb Crook: Chair of the Board of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia for a term commencing immediately and ending immediately after the election of the Board Chair at the first meeting of the newly constituted Board in 2013.
  • Eleanor Elston: Vice-chair of the Board of the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia for a term commencing immediately and ending immediately after the election of the Board Chair at the first meeting of the newly constituted Board in 2013.
   
Carried

Nurse-Client Relationship Practice Standard

12-09-26  

Moved and seconded to approve the draft practice standard Nurse-Client Relationships set out in Appendix A of the September 2012 Board report on this subject with such changes as follows:

  • Principle 3 in the Standard must read: "Nurses do not enter into a friendship or romantic relationship with clients."
  • Add a new principle below the previous one that reads "Nurses do not enter into sexual relations with clients."

Note: Chilwin Cheng objected to the motion.

   
Carried

Board Policies Review

12-09-27  

Moved and seconded to approve the revisions to ESC B21 – Recognition and Award Eligibility and Nominations policy as amended in Appendix A of the September 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried
12-09-28  

Moved and seconded to repeal Board Policy A B-07 Board Recognition.

   
Carried
12-09-29  

Moved and seconded to repeal and replace Board Policy A B-08 with the amended version attached as Appendix D to the September 2012 board report on this subject.

   
Carried

The first session of the Board meeting adjourned at 1209.

An in-camera session of the Board was held from 1300 to 1445. The in-camera session was held to address personnel and legal matters.

The second session of the Board meeting reconvened at 1456.

Strategic Planning 2013

12-09-30  

The Board directed a working group to undertake the following actions:

  • Define what is intended by a Strategic Plan.
  • Define what is "owned" by the Board and what is "owned" by the staff.
  • Define criteria for selecting a consultant to assist in the development of the plan.
  • Return with a report to the Board about next steps and process.

The working group will be comprised of Ana-Maria Hobrough, Chilwin Cheng, Barb Crook, Gwen Herrington and Cynthia Johansen.

   
Carried

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and Next Steps

12-09-31  

Moved and seconded to direct staff to take the following actions:

  • Continue applying the NCSBN CORE logic model as the framework for establishing CRNBC regulatory performance management;
  • Using Workspace, construct Board dashboards that represent the four CORE logic model regulatory areas and focus on immediate and intermediate outcomes. The initial focus should be on PCR (inquiry/discipline); and
  • Whenever possible, follow NCSBN's survey approach by aligning CRNBC stakeholder survey questions to an identified (CRNBC) KPI.
   
Carried

Registrar/CEO Report

The Registrar/CEO presented her report.

Registration Committee Policies

The Board did not have any recommended changes for the Registration Committee policies.

Adjournment

The September 28, 2012 meeting adjourned at 1600.

Certified as Approved

Barb Crook, Chair
Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

 

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