NPAC-AIIPC Executive Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – February 6, 2019

NPAC-AIIPC Executive Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019 7:30PM EST (8:30 – 10:30 AST)

LOCATION Teleconference  QUORUM (Y/N) Y
ATTENDEES Lenora Brace, Teresa Chulach, Alison Ross, Lindsey Cassell, Stan Marchuk Carolle Nazair, Jinelle Woodley   
Introduction & opening Lenora opened the meeting at 7:36 EST & welcomed Jinelle  
Approval past minutes January 16, 2019 Motion to approve: Lindsey Seconder: Alison                        Approved  
Approval of Agenda  Items to add Motion to approve: Alison   Seconded: Lindsey.                   Approved  
ITEM -completed Discussion ACTION REQUIRED
Membership Benefits on Website       
HST/GST added to service charges & fees       
NPAC-AIIPC  250 pens obtained: Cost:   268.31    
Staples order in progress:  Pens & NPAC embossed Notebook. Budget 1000.00    
Confirmed:  Power- Point presentation:    Joan Weir CLHIA   Presentation Date”  June 6, 2019
Business Cards – order in process    
Bilingual website -In process    
Update:  NP Title survey   NP preferred –Title    will go to LAP membership will go to NP council leads – to disseminate to their NP contacts
To Discuss and Vote    
1.Support letter for research funding for Phoebe Ramsey Discussion – re what needed for this approval Research policy to be reviewed by BOD; vote for approval via email. Lenora to request Ethics Certificate from Phoebe Ramsey. 
2.PNATF Briefing note – Report:  Lenora’s phone call with Mike and Josette (CNA). Discussed need for Pan Canadian NP Title alignment to communicate clarity of RN vs NP. Issues raised:   legalities, access to care & public safety.  
3.PNATF Briefing Note – Dissemination:   Mike V & Josette R., CNA President Claire Betker and President Cynthia Johansen: email Discussion re submission to National  bodies vs jurisdictional regulators or both. Need to modify to target audience.     Briefing note to be sent to:   Regulators, CNA president & President of Regulators.    Adapt – to audience (Alison to review)
4.CNA Canadian Network of Nursing Specialties – 2019 $200 +tax Info re benefits has been disseminated Discussion – re meetings attendance. Share meetings among BOD members (Quarterly) Jinelle – interested to attend. Jinelle will attend  
AWARDS:     .
NPAC-AIIPC award and others – Alison Report:  NO legal concerns. Lawyer advised to work through NPAC accountant to monitor funds. Discussion: process for next NPAC – Award choice Lenora –consider last year Award winner to be involved in forthcoming choice process
Bylaw amendments   Discussion – Seeking economical means of voting. If planning for changes will need to post to members prior to voting. Lenora will review
AGM planning –Membership need at least 1-month notice.   PLAN: AGM – Spring   
Treasurer report: simple quarterly website report –March, June, Sept., Dec. Most recent version only posted. Discussion: NPAC Bank card holders Discussion: Various addresses -ie. Membership, mailing etc.     
Approved meeting minutes: NP council and NPAC BOD meetings Posted to website – Updated with most recent version   Bilingual distribution  Discussion: Dissemination/ posting of minutes to website.  Discussion:  possible French translation of minutes when bilingual site functional Duncan to post to website  Dissemination to Duncan:  Lindsey:  NP councilminutes Teresa:  BOD minutes
ICN Document to Review – 45 pages Due Feb.  14, 2019  Lenora:  preliminary review done   NPAC BOD members to add comments on 2-page document and return to Lenora  Feedback by Feb.  11 / 12, 2019
Conference Support & Attendance     
Quebec:  April 4-5, 2019   President attending 
Alberta:   April 6-7, 2019       Stan & Alison attend
NPANA:  May 2-4, 2019     President presenting Attending May 2 (evening) & May 4
15th Annual Saskatchewan NP Education Conference May 3-4 Saskatoon, Sask.      ?  Teresa or Alison
May 27, 2019 – Montreal, Quebec 2019 Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting: Taking Action    Lindsey & or Lenora to attend
BC conference – May 30 – June 1   Stan & or Jinelle
NPAO conference Toronto Sept 12-13, 2019    Booth option -Carolle   
NP Council – North members – Sheila Laity – Discussion – NWT, Yukon, Nunavut join as a group? Stan to reach out to Northern Territories
Membership (Stan) New membership is Ongoing.  Alberta & Ontario have joined as annual fee members.    Lenora to connect with Stan re Quebec membership engagement

Adjourned:  – EST 9: Pm – AST 10:30

Carolle: Motion to Adjourn

Lindsey: Seconded.  

Next BOD meeting will be scheduled: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019:   7:30 – 9:30 EST