CONTACT: Current Board Decisions

The following is a summary of financial and business decisions made by your Board of Directors this year.

The most recent decisions has been posted at the top for your convenience; please scroll down to see past decisions made.

To access the previous year's decisions, please use the links available on the right hand side of this page.
 

December 11 & 12, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS:

  • The Board approved the SUN Local Bylaws for:
    • Local 279 – North Battleford Community Health Nurses, with increase of quorum to 3 members
    • Local 126 – Saskatoon Jubilee Residences, with increase of quorum to 3 members
    • Local 141 – Saskatoon Home Care
    • Local 305 - Saskatoon Community Health Services
    • Local 268 – Regina, Wascana Rehabilitation Center

FINANCIAL DECISIONS:

  • The Board approved a donation to the Broadbent Institute for $5000 towards their 2019 election strategy for work towards advancing significantly progressive policies in Canada and to clearly demonstrate that there are social democratic solutions to the social and economic issues that divide out country. 
  • The Board approved a donation of $500 for Christmas support for the UFCW members on strike in Saskatoon.

 

November 14 & 15, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS:

  • The Board appointed the members for the 2019 Annual Meeting Planning committee:
    • Richel Okkerse Local 107
    • Jennifer Seckinger Local 141
    • Janet Purnell Local 151
    • Lori Powel Local 75
    • Alanna Schultz Local 75
    • Connie Monette Local 75
    • Amanda Senger Local 75
    • Candace Lahoda Local 75
    • Lynne Eikel Board Liaison

FINANCIAL DECISIONS:

  • The Board approved a donation to sponsor one Regina Citizenship Ceremony event for $1500
  • The Board approved a donation to donate $3000 to the Unions of Regina Christmas Dinner
  • The Board approved a donation to the Canadian Health Coalition for $2500
  • The Board approved a donation to Doctors Without Borders for $2000
  • The Board approved a donation to the Stephen Lewis Foundation for $3000
  • The Board approved a donation to Farmland Legacies for $2500
  • The Board approved a donation to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Saskatchewan for $1500
  • The Board approved a donation to Child Find Saskatchewan for $2500
  • The Board approved a donation to Briar Patch for $2500
  • The Board approved a donation to Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan for $2500
  • The Board approved a donation to support the Striking workers at UFCW Saskatoon for $1500
  • The Board approved a donation for the Canadian Roots exchange convention for $2500


October 16, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS

  • The Board approved the draft 2019 Budget as recommended by the Finance Committee.

FINANCIAL DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a donation of $1500 to the striking workers at UFCW Moose Jaw Co-op.


October 17, 2018 - BOARD/SDC MEETING

  • Donna Trainor, SUN’s Executive Director gave a report on the Political Environment
  • Tracy Zambory, SUN President gave a report on SUN’s Member Engagement
  • Amber Alecxe, SUN Director of Government Relations gave a report on Transformational Change and the 2018 Summit.
  • Barb Abele and Melissa McGillivray Nurse Practice Officers gave a presentation on “What tools do SUN members have when there is Violence in the Workplace”
  • Karen Loyns, Workplace Safety Specialist from the Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health presented the “Provincial Healthcare Violence Prevention Framework”. Karen walked members thru the work that was done and the On-line tools available for implementation of the Program and the Tools.


September 11 & 12, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS

 

  • The Board approved the merger of Local 213 – Raymore Silver Heights Special Care Home into Local 85 – Lestock, St. Joseph’s Integrated Care Centre. Local 213 will become Local 85.1
  • The Board approved the merger of Local 188 – Kelvington, Kelvindell Lodge Company into Local 19 Kelvington Hospital. Local 188 will become Local 19.1
  • The Board approved the merger of Local 273 – Saskatoon Veteran’s Home into Local 22 – Saskatoon Sherbrooke Community Centre. Local 273 will become Local 22.1
  • The Board approved the merger of Local 307 – Saskatoon, Central Haven Special Care Home into Local 22 – Saskatoon, Sherbrooke Community Centre. Local 307 will become Local 22.2
  • The Board approved SUN’s updated Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

  • SUN exists to enhance the social, economic, and general well-being of our members.
  • SUN is the voice of health care and the leading advocate of safe patient care in Saskatchewan.
  • SUN will protect high quality, publicly funded and publicly delivered health services.

Our Vision

Healthy Members, Healthy Union, Healthy Communities

Our Values

  • Empowerment
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy

FINANCIAL DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a donation of $2000 to Kids Help Phone
  • The Board approved a donation of $2500 to the Broadbent Institute.


June 12, 14, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS

  • The Board approved the Shaping Our Future 2-year Strategic Plan Commencing July 2018

FINANCIAL DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a donation of $1000 to Camp Fyrefly with a SUN novelty to be included.
  • The Board approved the 2018 Community Support Donation for Martensville to the Ranch Ehrlo Society for $14,000

 

June 13, 2018 - BOD/SDC Meeting

The Board and SDC Chairpersons along with many of SUN’s Employment Relations Officers met together and heard presentations By:

  • Donna Trainor, Executive Director, shared information about Transformational Change.
  • Amber Alexce, Director of Government Relations, provided the group with an Environmental Scan.
  • Donna Trainor shared the 2018-2020 Strategic Plan.
  • Aidan Conway, Research and Policy Analyst, shared the SUN Survey and Polling Results.
  • Lars Muran, Public Relations Officer, shared SUN’s Mini Documentaries
  • Amanda Guthrie the Education and Operations Manager of “Out Saskatoon” gave a presentation of the work their organization.
  • Tracy Zambory, President, closed out the day with a State of the Union Discussion

 

April 24, 2018 - Pre-Annual Meeting

BOARD DECISIONS

  • The Board approved the request to dissolve Local 306 and merge its members in to Locals 35, 202 and 29.

FINANCIAL DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a donation of $1000 to support the U of S Regina Campus CNSA chapter members to attend the 2018 Global Association of Students & Novice Nurses Annual Conference in Ireland June 2018.

 

April 26, 2018 - Post Annual Meeting

BOARD DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a motion to call a by-election for the position of Region 6 representative, the election to be conducted by the Nominations Committee as an electronic ballot.
  • The Board Appointments to Committees:
  • Policy Committee:
    • Tracy Zambory
    • Denise Dick (Chairperson)
    • Laurelle Pachal
    • Barb Fisher
    • Leslie Saunders
    • Mark Henderson
    • Kathy Dally
  • Governance Committee
    • Tracy Zambory
    • Denise Dick(Chairperson)
    • Darcy McIntyre
    • Jason Parkvold
    • Maureen Arseneau
    • Region 6 Rep - to be determined by by-election
    • Paul Kuling
  • Executive Committee
    • Tracy Zambory
    • Denise Dick
    • Paul Kuling
    • Jason Parkvold
    • Maureen Arseneau
    • Leslie Saunders
  • Lifetime Membership Committee
    • Mark Henderson
    • Darcy McIntyre
    • Leslie Saunders
  • Constitution, Bylaws & Resolutions Committee – BOD Liaison
    • Jason Parkvold
  • Program Committee – BOD Liaison
    • Mark Henderson

 

March 20-21, 2018

BOARD DECISIONS

  • The Board approved the President's vacation for July 23 – August 10, 2018
  • The Board approved the merger of Local 260 Prince Albert Mental Health Center with Local 62 Prince Albert Victoria Hospital to become Local 62.3

FINANCIAL DECISIONS

  • The Board approved a donation of $1000 to the Unemployed Workers Help Centre.
  • The Board accepted the Audited Financial Statements as prepared by MNP for 2017. The Board is pleased to report a clean financial audit.