NPAC NP Council meeting minutes – May 13, 2019

NPAC NP Council meeting minutes – May 13, 2019

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NPAC Executive Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

May 13, 2019 7:30PM EST (8:30 – 10:30 AST)

LOCATION Teleconference  QUORUM (Y/N) Y
ATTENDEES Lenora Brace, Teresa Chulach, Lindsey Cassell, Stan, Carolle     
REGRETS Alison, Jinelle,
Introduction & opening Lenora opened the meeting at 7:41 EST     
Approval past minutes April 17, 2019 Motion to approve: Lindsey Seconder: Lenora                      Approved  
Approval of Agenda  Items to add Motion to approve:   Lindsey   Seconded:  Teresa                   Approved  
ITEM -completed Discussion ACTION Required
Reminder:  Recovery email –    
Bilingual Website: Jose working on translation Duncan will build the site Jose working on translation/ Stan re-wording /Duncan: building site In process In process
ICN NP/APN  2020 – 1.Sponsorship Bronze $5000,000 not taxable – 50% paid- remainder due March 2020 2.A full conference registration will be drawn for a new member and a renewing member     
ISMP– Institute for Safe medication Practices in Canada  Endorse with recommended amendment of prescriber Amendment has been done Discussion re endorsement.   
Membership software option: (Lenora in lieu of Stan) Guild membership platform proposal Regular member: $50.00 + tax / Student: $55.00 + tax Cost of stripe / Cost of member / Cost of Guild   Discussion – Guild too expensive Discussion re fee costs Kerri to assess membership platforms; info to be shared with Stan
Consider a full ICN 2020 conference registration for a student member  Discussion – re number of student members & resultant costs Lenora liaise with Stan re student membership
Project home page messaging:  re   1) importance of NP’s sitting at the National Table; & 2) importance of NPAC-AIIPC membership   We need someone to take the lead on this project. Communications director is ideal for this. Discussion – clarification re this – A banner across the home page  Carolle to work on these the next 2 months; will liaise with BOD as needed
Follow-up with CNA – NP Insurance Barriers (Stan)    : Josette’s email   CNA new Lead: Government Relations: Sarah Nolan Report re conference call: Sarah & Josette. Discussion re branding and messaging – Co-branding Use of NPAC’s generic Insurance letter   
    AGM Preparation – June 5, 2019 7 pm EST: Bylaw amendments are ready. Stan will monitor responses during AGM and provide vote response.  Only regular members will receive the login to the page link with Bylaw amendments voting platform in google forms Jinelle will provide the Treasurer report and a Budget Stan will you provide an overview of number of members per province and territory. Reveal strategic plan—in development.       Discussion re provincial / national associations sharing membership platform   
Current Two-Year Terms as Directors: Teresa [FT]        Jan 2018 – AGM  2020 Secretary Stan [2nd FT]      Jan. 2018 – AGM  2020 Membership Lenora [PT]        May 2018 – AGM 2020  President Alison [PT]         July 2018 – AGM 2020 President Elect  Lindsey [PT]       Sept. 2018 – AGM 2020 NP Council Chair Carolle [FT]        Jan. 2019   – AGM  2021 Communications Jinelle [PT]          Feb. 2019 – AGM 2020 Treasurer      
Proposal to consider and vote on: Rationale:  to bring as many Canadian NP’s together for AGM in 2020. PLAN:  2020 AGM – held during the ICN NP/APN Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia  Potential for 4 new directors or renewal if necessary. A call will need to be sent out June 2020. Discussion re concerns of members: Insurance barriers Title alignmentIssues that affect day to day practice of nurse practitioners  
Strategic Focus Titles (Lenora) *Advocacy *Collaboration with National Stakeholders *Engagement with Nurse Practitioners *Support for Canadian NP Associations  *Sustainable    *Value *Visible  Discussion re sub points   Plan: completion by June 5, 2019 AGM
Quarterly Newsletter by communications director; input from Board. to include Treasurer report  sent by EA via MailChimp to members; website post Treasurer report simplified version prepared for website quarterly end months March, June, September & December.  Each new report will replace the previous one.      
Approved meeting minutes:  NP Council & BOD meeting: Posted:  members only section website: 1-year duration Brief minute taking. Bilingual highlights:   Carolle. Lindsey & Teresa – send minutes to Duncan to link     
Consideration: BOD book/ pay for conference/ submit expense for re- imbursement – include receipts  All invoices and expense claims to    
 Quebec NP conference: April 4-5, 2019     Attendance: President  
 Alberta conference:  April 6-7, 2019       Attendance: Stan   Alison
NPANS: May 2-4, 2019   Attendance: Carolle Presentation: Lenora
NPAS (Saskatchewan) May 3-4, 2019   Attendance: Teresa
Roundtable Lyme Disease – Ottawa, Ontario   Attendance: Teresa
May 27, 2019 – Montreal, Quebec – 2019 Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting: Taking Action    Lindsey & /or Lenora
BC Conference:  May 30- June 1, 2019   Booth / Banner /Pens Lenora presenting
NPAO conference: Toronto, Sept.  12- 13, 2019   Booth /Banner/Pens?  Carolle? 
Advocacy: Pan- Canadian Vision for Nursing Roundtable National invitation from PNATF    June 12, 2019 Ottawa:  Lenora 
 CCRNR  Lenora – letter in process re NPAC inclusion     
 NP week proclamation (Stan & Alison) Discussion re process to be in line with workings of parliament & radio silence.  
Report – Lyme Disease Framework – Multi-disciplinary meeting / Sask.  NP conference  Discussion – Lyme Disease – emerging illness / knowledge evolving Sask.  NP conference – Title alignment ‘NP’ achieved   

Adjourned:  EST:  9:00 /AST:  10:00       Motion to Adjourn:  Lenora

Next BOD: Wednesday, July 10, 2019:   7:30 – 9:30 EST (8:30 – 10:30 AST)