NPAC-AIIPC Executive Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 7:30PM EST (8:30 – 10:30 AST)
|ATTENDEES||Lenora Brace, Teresa Chulach, Alison Ross, Lindsey Cassell, Stan Marchuk, Carolle Nazair|
|DIDN’T ATTEND||Kianda Mauch|
|CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS|
|Introduction & opening||Lenora opened the meeting at 7:34 EST & welcomed everyone|
|Approval of past minutes
December 19, 2018
|Past minutes presented
Motion to approve: Stan
Few corrections made
|Approval of Agenda
– Items to add
|Motion to approve:
|ITEM||1. DISCUSSION||ACTION REQUIRED|
|Virtual Assistance Decision to Vote on – (Lenora)||Will transition from EA to VA. BOD request info re scope. VA- will not attend meetings||Lenora will move forward with this.|
|Mailing address Change: Brief discussion change from EA to Presidents. – (Lenora)||Corporate Address – Alison -Alberta
Mailing address for the Bank: Lenora.
|Alison – Corporate Address
Lenora- Bank mailing address and General mailing address but not
|Memberships CNA Network of Nursing. Specialties for 2019 $200.00: To vote on (Lenora)||Discussion re value of NPAC being part of this. Is this the link to ICN||Lenora will seek information about the linkage|
|Communication Officer – Update
-2 interested in Bilingual NB (Lenora)
|Carolle –address added to Corporations.
Her Bio will be obtained and posted.
|Carolle to transition into the BOD – Welcome!|
|Canadian Association of Radiologists (Alison)
|CAR Guidelines sent out: BOD to review. CAR seeks NPA top priority guideline. CAR Seeking NPAC stamp of approval.||BOD to review guidelines for 1st priority and send to Alison|
|Fitness to drive study (Alison)
|Seeking funding. Requesting verification of ongoing NPAC support.||Letter of support done – deadline was Jan. 15, 2019|
|Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association (Joan Weir): No date for presentation confirmed.||Power point in process – for BOD review once complete.||Lenora to connect with Joan Weir
|Pan Canadian NP Title Alignment
PNATF Briefing from NPAC
|No further contact from CNA
Briefing Note in process; will be presented by Michele Acorn to PNATF
Discussion re importance of NP Title Alignment. Saskatchewan example cited.
|Lenora & Stan continue with Briefing note
Lindsey: contact Sask – NP council rep re process used for making NP Title changes.
|Monkey Survey re Title NP’s prefer
Discuss and vote – do we do this
|Discussion re benefit.||Lenora will set this up
|Membership Options – discuss & vote on (Stan)||Discussion re options. Discussion re need to communicate benefit of membership.
1. Individual –50.00
2. Block –40.00
3. Provincial body – not Block member – Annual fee of 500.00
Membership platform to change
Every NP council member: NPAC member
|Stan will work on briefing message to send to NP council
|Website – almost ready to have bilingual site.
-Transparency is being requested by membership
-Members to access all areas of website
– Link to NP council minutes will be added under NP council documents – Link to BOD minutes and to member site
– Link to Financial statements – add to member site monthly
– Applicable taxes will apply to membership and service we provide (Lenora)
Minutes – 2 line – discussion – output
Post – simplified Financial statement. – Quarterly review by accountant
Taxes should be applied on membership
depends on the province.
Lenora to link with Kianda re applicable taxes
|HST # – (KIanda)
|Accountant to assist Lenora to f/u with Kianda.
|Mission Statement (Stan)||TABLED|
|Bylaws and correct format for Bylaw Revision
-Editorial changes can be done in 1 Vote
-The voting method in Bylaws is too expensive and we can change this (Lenora)
|Establish response time expectations: Discuss: decide (Lenora)||Turn around time — ~ 5 days|
|President is attending a teleconference Jan. 22, 2019: Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Re: Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control (Informing BOD)|
|Lyme Disease Toolkit||Teresa forward info to Lenora – will disseminate to members|
Adjourned: – EST 9:30 Pm – AST 10:30
Next BOD meeting will be: scheduled: Feb. 6, 2019 – 8:30 – 10:30 AST