October 16, 2019 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Council Office
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes 

Present: Gloria Malinoski, Chairperson; Jeff Weafer, Vice-Chairperson; Amanda Starosta; Nancy Kirk; Robert Volk; Gay Patrick; Scott Moffat; Chelsea Krentz; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy Superintendent of Funeral & Cremation Service; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Present by Teleconference: Lyle Burkell

Regrets: Dustin Hall

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge, Administrative Assistant

A motion was passed to approve the revisions to Council’s Mission, Vision and Value’s as presented by a sub-committee of the Council.

Council was advised that there have been no complaints since the last meeting of Council.  One previous complaint was resolved through Alternate Dispute Resolution and is now concluded.  Fifty-two compliance reviews have been conducted to date.

A motion was passed to approve the August 2019 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.

Three motions were passed to accept the following recommendations from the Education & Professional Development Committee as presented:

  • All FCSCS embalmer internship requirements stay as status quo, however lower the autopsied case requirements have been reduced from 5 to 3.
  • Maintain the amount of credits allowed to be carried over each year at 4.
  • The committee does not see any merit in assuming responsibility for the Sask PolyTechnic Funeral Service Education Program.

A motion was passed to appoint Scott Moffat, public appointee, to the Human Resource Committee.

The next meeting of Council will be held on November 14th, 2019.

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.