PROVIDING SUPPORT & SERVICES TO MEET THE DIVERSE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY

Board of Directors Updates

The following is an update from the Board of Directors’ Meetings held on May 2, 2022

  1. The Board received an update  and presentation from Cristin Ladner, Senior Director, on our Lylla Cox Opportunities Fund, Rights Committee, and Core Gifts.
  2. Information was shared with the Board regarding upcoming Board Officer positions in June 2022.
  3. Discussion was held about Community Living Ontario’s Annual General Meeting being held September 14th in regards to resolutions and nominations to that Board.
  4. An update on the agency’s Circle of Friends Golf Tournament being held Friday, August 12th, was provided to the Board.
  5. The financial update was received by the Board.
  6. The Board was informed of the current and potential future risk(s) to the agency.
  7. There were  6 serious occurrences in April .

Debbie Cavers, Executive Director

The following is an update from the Board of Directors’ Meetings held on March 7th and April 4th, 2022 

  1. In March, the Board received its annual Financial and Administrative  Support Services updates and reports.  This included reports for: Financial, Property and Information Systems, Human Resources and Health and Safety,  People Receiving Service Summary, Governance Fiduciary Responsibilities and Transfer Payment Cycle.
  2. The Board received an update on the Mending The Chasm – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion upcoming educational sessions and facilitated dialogues.
  3. In April, the Board had an informative presentation and report from Sara Collyer, Director,  regarding CL Brant’s Mental Health Wellness Initiatives.
  4. The Board received a MCCSS “Journey to Belonging” update and presentation.
  5. The Board reviewed and approved its Risk Management Plan.
  6. Financial updates were received by the Board each month.
  7. The Board was informed of the current and potential future risk(s) to the agency
  8. There were 5 serious occurrences in February  and 3 in March.

Debbie Cavers, Executive Director

 

The following is an update from the Board of Directors’ Meetings held on January 10th and February 7th, 2022 :

  1. In January, the Board had a presentation and update on insurance trends  from  Scott Murray from Cowan Insurance.
  2. In February  the Board  had a very informative and positive  presentation from Rishia Burke, Director, on the current status of our ABCD work (including the Belonging Brant initiative) and the work of our various family groups.
  3. The Board completed its annual review and refresher of the following as required under QAM:  Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Guiding Principles;  Bill of Rights;  Abuse Policy and Procedures; and Privacy of Information and Confidentiality Policy and Procedures
  4.  Financial updates were received by the Board.
  5. The Board received an update on the launch of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion project underway with Mending The Chasm.
  6. The Board received and reviewed a Funding Accountability Chart, which outlined key responsibilities of the Board of Directors.
  7. The Board was informed of the current and potential future risk(s) to the agency.
  8. There were  8 serious occurrences in December and 14 in January (12 of the 14 were related to the 2 COVID outbreaks) reported to the Ministry.

Debbie Cavers, Executive Director

 

The following is an update from the Board of Directors’ Meetings held on November 1 and December 6, 2021 :

  1. At the November meeting, the Board had a presentation and received a detailed update regarding  the current status and outcomes of CL Brant’s Person Centred Excellence Strategic Plan by Sara Collyer, Director.
  2. At the December meeting, the Full Management Team held its annual presentation to the Board regarding the various accomplishments and stories of success involving people we support and various services of the agency.
  3. The Board approved the addition  of three new Board members over the last two months and is very excited to have the new members join.  The new members are:   Zile Ozols, Tricia Klunder, and Duncan Ross.
  4. At the December meeting, the Board received greetings and an update from Leanne Bebee, our Program Supervisor with the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services.
  5. The Board received an update from a Board member’s experience in completing a Core Gift Interview and developing her Core Gift Statement with one of our Core Gift Master Facilitators.
  6. Financial Updates were received by the Board.
  7. The Board was informed of the current and potential future risk(s) to the agency.
  8. There were 2 serious occurrences reported  for  the months of October and November.

Debbie Cavers, Executive Director

 

The following is an update from the Board of Directors’ Meetings held on September 13 and October 4, 2021 :

  1. The Board had presentations from guest speakers both months.  In September, the Board heard from Joe Roberts, SkidRow CEO, regarding resiliency and well being.  In October, the Board had a presentation by Bruce Anderson from the Core Gift Institute  on the impact of the  Hope at Work training within CL Brant.
  2. An update was provided  by Cristin Ladner, Director, to the Board on CL Brant’s Core Gift work and a Community Support Services update .
  3. Financial Updates were received by the Board.  The Board approved Enviro Masters  to complete snow removal for CL Brant.
  4. The Board reviewed and gave its support for the proposed by-law amendments, resolutions ,and board of director nominees for the Community Living Ontario Annual General Meeting held September 29th.
  5. The Board reviewed its annual self-evaluation report and approved its Board Year Plan for 2021- 2022.
  6. The Board  reviewed and gave its approval  to begin an  internal  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion project.
  7. At the October meeting , the Board approved its revised and updated Governance Policies.
  8. The Board was informed of the current and potential future risk(s) to the agency.
  9. There were  8 serious occurrences reported  for June, July, and August and 2 serious occurrences for the month of September.

Debbie Cavers,  Executive Director

 

 

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