The following Council members were elected by Council to the Executive Committee:
Shelley Hale, RSSW – President
Lisa Seburn, RSW – Vice-President
Déirdre Smith, Public Member – Vice-President
Toula Kourgiantakis, RSW – Executive Member
Mukesh Kowlessar, RSSW – Executive Member
Rick Lamb, Public Member – Executive Member
Council reviewed and approved Bylaw 117, amending Fees Bylaw 103.
Council reviewed and amended Bylaw 118, amending Professional Corporations Bylaw 118.
Council received orientation and training from Crowe Soberman LLP regarding financial reports and Council responsibilities.
September 6, 2019
Council participated in an educational session provided by Lara Kinkartz from WeirFoulds LLP on the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry.
Council approved the recommendations of the Nominating Committee with respect to the member composition and chairs of statutory and non-statutory committees.
Lise Betteridge, RSW, Registrar and CEO, and Laura Sheehan, Deputy Registrar, presented their report to Council. The report provided updates on: registration and membership statistics; the College’s ongoing communications initiatives, including its public awareness campaign and employer outreach initiative; website, social media and Online Register metrics; stakeholder outreach through the Professional Practice Department; Complaints and Discipline decisions and title protection; legislation and government relations; a security audit of the College’s premises; an update on the process of replacing the College’s current telephone system; and the College’s continued involvement within the regulatory community.
Council reviewed the Statement of Financial Position as of June 2019.
Council reviewed the Statement of Operations for June 2019.
Council reviewed and approved in principle the 2020 Budget Work Plan/Strategic Plan.
Council reviewed the report from the 2019 Annual Meeting and Education Day.
Reports were received from the following statutory committees: Executive; Complaints; Discipline; Registration Appeals; and Fitness to Practise.
Reports were received from the following non-statutory committees: Standards of Practice; Election; Nominating; Finance; Governance; Corporations; and Titles and Designations.
Council approved a risk management framework and guidance statement following an overview provided by John Risk of WeirFoulds LLP
Jim Dunsdon presented a Council Evaluation Report to Council.
Council received meeting dates for Council and Executive Committee for 2019-2020.