NPAC BoD Meeting Minutes – March, 2020

NPAC BoD Meeting Minutes – March, 2020

NPAC Executive Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

March 25, 2020 7:30PM EST (8:30 – 10:30 AST)

LOCATIONTeleconference QUORUM (Y/N)Y
ATTENDEESLenora Brace, Teresa Chulach, Jinelle, Lindsey, Stan, Carolle
Introduction & openingLenora opened meeting 8:35 (AST) 
Approval past minutes: Feb. 26, 2020Motion- Approve:  Jinelle.    Second: Lindsey                     Approved 
Approval of Agenda   Motion to approve   Lindsey – Second:  Teresa                  Approved 
RemindersDiscussionACTION Required
ICN NPAPN:  Aug 30 – Sept. 2, 2020Attendees discussedOngoing pending
Mike, CNA: specific leaders – meet June 21, Ottawa before Biennial AGM.  Zoom meeting: Mar 30, 2020  Discussion re meeting diversion to COVID- 19Lenora to attend- June meeting; not full conference 
Work in Progress  
NP Week 2020 proclamation:  Nov. 8-14, 2020 sent: Federal MH Nova Scotia: S. FraserNo response: COVID- 19 in process
Annual NP conference BC – June 11-13, 2020 Pending
Stipend vs salary replacement: vacation use NPAC workDiscussion re vote.Decision: Stipend – 250/day
Financial update / Current expense to Sept. 2020.Treasurer report 
Membership software option: Guild proposalUpdate provided (Stan)Development ongoing   resources/nurse-practitioner-scope-of-practice-laws  Lynn from CIHI proposed a partnership (Lenora) Yukon data outstanding Discussion – discrepancies regulator vs associationTeleconference March 26, 2020 (Lenora)
Dawn from NPAO – request for a 1 page to be developed for the year of the nurse.  3 nurse leader NPs agreed Deb Hart (NS) Christine, (QC) and Cindy F. (MB)Verbal support from NPAC Since then: D. Tymianski -resignation – CEO NPAONo further action
Insurance barrier campaign ON HOLD 
Rotating slide show at anti-fraud conference in WindsorDiscussionConference pending re COVID-19
Call for directors timing for nominations Pending 
Vote for Network Director on CNA Board   Eileen Maloney     /   Katie DilworthDiscussion re vision for NP specializations.  Jinelle to take forward vote for candidate
Candidate for president elect positionContacted NPAC president elect remains open NPAC representationConference cancelled 

Adjourned:  EST:    8:38   / AST:  9:38

Next BOD:   Wednesday, April 22, 2020:   8:30 – 10:30 PM    Atlantic Time