September 13, 2018 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Council Office
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes 

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

Guests by Teleconference: Peter Anctil, Resource & Compliance Officer

Regrets: Nancy Kirk

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge

The Registrar reported there have been five complaints received since the last meeting of Council, all of which have been successfully resolved.  Thirty-seven compliance reviews have been conducted at funeral homes to date, and fifteen compliance reviews have been conducted at crematoria.

A motion was passed to appoint Dustin Hall to the Legislative & Governance Committee.

A motion was passed to approve the May and June 2018 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.

A motion was passed for the Resource & Compliance Officer to coordinate a course for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).  A further motion was passed for the Education and Professional Development develop a full program and implementation strategy further to this motion.

The next meeting of Council will be held on October 11, 2018.

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.