Note: This article was originally published in the Summer 2023 edition of our On Call newsletter and has not been updated.
June Council Training
Elizabeth Brandeis, RM, from the Association of Ontario Midwives presented to Council on the objectives and activities of their Midwifery Sustainability Project.
Council also reviewed the key lessons from previous training days and discussed how they can be understood and applied in practice of good governance by Council and committee members.
Annual Reports from Committees
Council approved reports from the College’s standing committees. Please review page ten and onwards of the Council package for reports from the Executive Committee; Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee; Registration Committee; Quality Assurance Committee; Discipline Committee; Fitness to Practise Committee; and Client Relations Committee.
Operational Plan Progress Report
Each year, Council approves an annual operational plan that outlines planned initiatives to meet the desired outcomes of the strategic plan. College staff met in person earlier this year to plan out our 2023-2024 strategic initiatives.
Kelly Dobbin, Registrar and CEO of the College, presented on the progress of our operational plan as part of her Registrar’s Report with a visual report that represents both the narrative that was provided to Council in March 2023 and outlines our planned activities for 2023- 2024 and beyond. The presentation is included on page 66 of the Council package.
As part of our commitment to accountability and transparency, the Council’s Executive Committee reviews the Registrar’s performance annually. This year’s review was conducted with the support and guidance of consultant Sam Goodwin and presented to Council at the June 2023 meeting.
Audited Financial Statements
The College engaged Hilborn, L.L.P. financial auditors to perform our annual financial audit. Council approved the Audited Financial Statements for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, and they are included on page 38 of the Council package.