October 22, 2020 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, October 22, 2020
9:00 a.m.

 Synopsis of Minutes 

Present via teleconference and/or Zoom: Jeff Weafer, Chairperson; Amanda Starosta, Vice-Chairperson; Don Sheppard; Shannon Leson; Nancy Kirk; Scott Moffat; Gay Patrick; Robert Volk; Dustin Hall; Chelsea Krentz; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy of Funeral and Cremation Services; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Guest: Kim Eberts, Resource & Compliance

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge, Administrative Assistant

Council was advised all 2020 complaints to date have been successfully concluded.  No further compliance reviews have been conducted since the last meeting of council, however we will move forward with virtual compliance reviews while restrictions are still in place due to COVID-19.

A motion was passed to accept the July and August 2020 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.

A motion was passed to accept the recommendation from the Education and Professional Development Committee to have the Legislative and Governance Committee review bylaw 2014(4).

A further motion was passed to accept the recommendation from the Education and Professional Development Committee to move the annual deadline for Professional Development credits from November 30th to October 31st effective December 1st, 2020 to the Legislative & Governance Committee for review.

A motion was passed to appoint Blair Derkachenko, FDS 3028, to the standing Investigation Committee.

A further motion was passed to accept the changes to the Committees of Council as presented.

The 2021 Council meeting dates were established:

  • Thursday, January 14, 2021
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
  • Thursday, March 11, 2021
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • Thursday, May 13, 2021 – Annual General Meeting & Special Meeting of Council
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021
  • Thursday, September 9, 2021
  • Thursday, October 14, 2021
  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021
  • Thursday, December 9, 2021

The next meeting of Council will be held on November 26th, 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.