May 21, 2020 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Teleconference
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes 

Present via teleconference and/or Zoom: Gloria Malinoski, Chairperson; Jeff Weafer, Vice-Chairperson; Amanda Starosta; Nancy Kirk; Dustin Hall; Robert Volk; Lyle Burkell; Gay Patrick; Chelsea Krentz; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy Superintendent of Funeral & Cremation Services; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Regrets: Scott Moffat

Guests: Tammy Kuntz and Clint Ceholski, MWC CPA LLP; Nicole Bawden CPA

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge 

Council was advised five complaints have been received since the last meeting of Council and all have been successfully concluded.  Twenty-nine compliance reviews were conducted prior to the COVID-19 crisis.

A motion was passed to accept the January 2020 to March 2020 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.

A further motion was passed to accept the 2019 Audited Financial Statements provided by MWC CPA LLP as presented.

A motion was passed for the Registrar to determine options of not being able to hold the 2020 election of elected Council members, and report back to Council.

A motion was passed for the Registrar to provide a formal letter from Council to the Superintendent of Funeral & Cremation Services regarding the funeral profession having access to Personal Protective Equipment.

A motion was passed for the Registrar to survey Owners on tattoo removals in their funeral homes.

A motion was passed that in view of limited resources in the Council office the Registrar is to draft a letter to the Saskatchewan Funeral Service Association (SFSA) withdrawing administrative support.

The next meeting of Council will be held on June 25th, 2020.          

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.