March 20, 2024 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Hardy Room, Atlas Hotel
9:00 a.m. 


Present: Dustin Hall, Chairperson; Lisa Bos-Atchison; Mark Muir; Alan Thomarat; Gay Patrick; Margaret Lissel; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy Superintendent of Funeral & Cremation Services

Present by Zoom: Amanda Selsky; Vice-Chairperson; Chelsea Krentz; Shannon Leson

Regrets: Scott Moffat; Colin Bachynski, Registrar

Staff Present: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge, Office Administrator; Kim Eberts, Assistant Registrar and Compliance Officer

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge, Office Administrator

An in-camera meeting was held prior to the Council meeting.

Since the last meeting of Council there has been one complaint received.  Two complaints were resolved as there was no contravention of the legislation.  Three complaints have now moved from preliminary evaluation to investigation. One compliance review has been conducted since the last meeting of Council.

The following motions were passed:

  • To approve motions made in-camera.
  • To change the May 22nd, 2024, Council meeting to Tuesday, May 21st, 2024, and to hold the meeting by Zoom.
  • To accept the revisions to Policy & Procedures 2022-21 – Appointments to Committees of Council, as presented.
  • The Legislative & Governance Committee to prepare a bylaw with the purpose of forming an Executive Committee, whose membership will consist of every member of Council, including the Deputy Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services.
  • Refer the revisions of bylaws 2040, 3100, and 9000, back to the Legislative & Governance Committee, and for the committee to send a licensee consultation to all stakeholders for their input.
  • Accept the revisions of bylaws 1000, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2030, the addition of bylaw 2023, and Form 63 – Graduated Proficiency Declaration as presented.
  • Accept the January 2024 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.
  • Accept the 2023 Audited Financial Statements as presented.
  • Accept the recommendation to appoint MWC LLP as auditors for the 2024 audit.

The next meeting of Council is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th, 2024, at the Atlas Hotel, Regina.

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.