Our Board of Directors met on June 12. Highlights included the following:
- The Board confirmed a joint position statement on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. The position statement will be discussed further with UBC and PABC on how to partner on calls-to-action and initiatives each organization may take.
- The Board supported in principle co-signing an apology letter in response to several Indigenous-specific issues including, but not limited to, ongoing reports of Indigenous-specific racism in health care and the In Plain Sight report. As part of the apology Colleges will outline what Indigenous Peoples can expect from regulators, collectively and as individual organizations to contribute to culturally safe and quality care for all Indigenous persons and interactions with regulators.
- Elections: Maureen Duggan was acclaimed as Board Chair. Jennifer Agnew was acclaimed as Board Vice-Chair.
- The Board approved the 2021/2022 budget.