September 10, 2015 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, September 10, 2015
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes

Present at office: Jeff Weafer; Sandy Mahon, Registrar; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services 

Present on teleconference: Raymond Bailey, Chairperson; Shannon Leson, Vice-Chairperson; Gloria Malinoski; Lisa Bos; Nancy Kirk; Robert Volk; Agnes Ewen; Eleanor Shumay 

Regrets: Terry Zip 

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge 

The Registrar reported there have been three complaints received since the last meeting of Council and all three have been concluded.

A motion was passed to convene an investigation committee comprised of Don Sheppard – Licensee, Chairperson; Darren Fedusiak – Licensee and Art Hunter – Consumer, to consider complaint 2015-05.

Seventy-one Compliance Reviews have been conducted to date as well as three file by file trust reviews.

Council welcomed the new Deputy Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services, Denny Huyghebaert.

A motion was passed to approve the June 2015 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.

A motion was passed to conduct annual extrapolations of the Assurance Fund and to consider the need for a full review in 2017.

Council was advised that Shannon Leson, Communications Committee Chairperson, will be attending the Sask Board of Funeral Homes AGM in October 2015 to discuss the possibility of joint communications.

Council advised that a Regional Forum will be held on September 22, 2015 in Yorkton at St. Mary’s Parish.

The next meeting of Council is October 15, 2015.

In the interest of timely disclosure, this synopsis of Council Minutes is posted for your information only.  This is a summary only and is not to be used in place of the office version.  Official Council Minutes are not created until the transcript of the minutes is reviewed and adopted by Council at a subsequent monthly meeting.  To inquire into any matter arising from this summary, please contact the Registrar.