The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 04 September 2018.


Masquerade Ball — Mr. André Pommier explained this fundraising event organized by Pommier Jewellers in support of our Centre which will be held on September 22nd, 2018 at the Ramada Inn.  The Masquerade Ball will be an event to be remembered where guests are spoiled and pampered.  Masks will be available at the doors.


Membership Response re 2018-19 Budgets – Approved by the Members of the Corporation.

 Membership Response re Annual Meeting Recommendations – All recommendations from the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors were approved by the Members of the Corporation.

ADMINISTRATION REPORT — Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included PointClickCare® (PCC) including the following advancements 1) completion of implementation of the electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR); 2) the Centre being the second pilot site in Canada for the Installation of PCC’s Practitioner Engagement Module; 3) PCC’s Secure Conversation Module has been launched; and 4) PCC’s Skin and Wound Module has been initiated.

Also covered were:  eConsult, gaining a Pharmacy Technician on Site; the Butterfly Care Model (being implemented in Quinn House); Good News Items (notes from bursary winners of 2017-18, feature article of our Residents’ Council in the magazine OARC–Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils–regarding the New Crosswalk); and Census Data.


Financial Statements – A surplus in each operation is forecast for year end.  The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the Period Ending 31 July 2018 as presented.

Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for June and July 2018.

 Financial Controller – Mr. Troy Lapierre has been promoted to Financial Controller.


Executive Compensation Program – Mr. Desnoyers noted that just recently this program was rescinded by the new Provincial Government.  Compensation of executives who earn more than $100,000 in hospitals has been frozen for the time being while the Government researches the matter.

Executive Director’s Performance Evaluation – The Board of Directors has completed the online evaluation initiated by Catholic Health International and the results, which were very favourable, have been reviewed by Mr. Desnoyers with Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Centre’s Education Calendar for September 2018 and Governance Educational Opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.


The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 02 October 2018 at noon in the Boardroom.

Summary of the September 2018 Board of Directors Meeting