In June, the Board of Directors met for two (2) days in Saskatoon, in addition to holding their biannual meeting with SDC Chairs. The following is a summary of the Board's financial and business decisions.

Board Meeting

Business Decisions:

  •  The Board approved the President's vacation - July 12 to August 12
  • The Board approved the 2019 Strategic Direction and Goals (see below).

Financial Donations:

  • The Board approved the following donations:
    • OutSaskatoon and UR Pride for Camp fYrefly $1000
    • Kids Help Phone $2000
    • Unemployed Workers Help Center $1000
    • Wounded Warriors Weekend Foundation $2500

Board/SDC Meeting 

  • Executive Director, Donna Trainor, presented SUN's Environmental Scan & 2019 Strategic Plan.


Leverage the strength and innovation of registered nurses and SUN to positively shape transformational and system changes for the betterment of safe patient care.


Goal 1:  Member activation.

  • Members are informed

  • Members are engaged

  • Members identify issues

  • Members are organized

  • Members collectively speak up and speak out

Goal 2: SUN is the voice of health care in the province.

  • SUN is the recognized advocate upholding safe patient care

  • SUN is the voice of nursing innovation

Goal 3: SUN is the critical partner in shaping successful transformational change.

  • SUN is the leader in applied evidence-based research and innovation

  • SUN is the leader in clinical practice

  • SUN consistently leads the health care team

  • SUN will shape its own future

Goal 4: SUN is a collaborative and vital partner with the SRNA and RPNAS.

  • SUN will create collaborative opportunities with SRNA and RPNAS

  • Registered nurses are able to advocate and practice excellence in standards of care

  • Reporting session from SDC Chairpersons on District issues facilitated by President Tracy Zambory and Donna Trainor Executive Director

  • An educational from SUNs Leadership Education Series for Board of Directors and Sun District Council members were presented by Tracy Zambory President and Donna Trainor Executive Director of SUN

Reminder “The things we tolerate are the things we choose to accept”