June 20, 2017 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Council Office
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes 

Present: Shannon Leson, Chairperson; Gloria Malinoski, Vice-Chairperson; Nancy Kirk; Robert Volk; Jeff Weafer; Lyle Burkell; Agnes Ewen; Eleanor Shumay; Chrystal Armstrong; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy of Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge

Council was advised one complaint has been received since the last meeting of Council and it was successfully concluded.  A previous complaint has also been successfully solved and an investigation committee has been convened to hear another previous complaint.  Thirty-three compliance reviews have been completed to date.

A motion was passed to appoint Drew Gray, EFDS 450, to the Discipline Panel.

A motion was passed to create an administrative procedure to destroy criminal record checks after the purpose for which it was received.

A motion was passed to approve the bylaws and forms as presented by the Legislative & Governance Committee:

  • 2020 – Registration for Students
  • 2021 – Licensing Procedures – Conditional Licenses
  • 2022 – Obligation to Interns and Students
  • 9000 – Schedule of Fees
  • Form 20(b) – Embalmer/Funeral Director Student of Canadian College of Funeral Service

A motion was passed to approve the April 2017 Revenue & Expense reports as presented.

A motion was passed to approve the Committees of Council as presented.

A further motion was passed to appoint Shawna Woicichowski, EFDS 511, as a Mentor.

A motion was approved to approve the CANA Online Operations Certificate Program and Cremation Strategies & Consulting pursuant to bylaw 2060(1)(e).

The next meeting of Council will be held on September 14th, 2017.

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.