Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of Keyano College is established under the Post-secondary Learning Act (Statutes of Alberta, 2003 Chapter P-19.5).

Keyano College - Board of Governors

 Shelley Powell - Chair

Board of Governors ChairShelley Powell is the Senior Vice President of Oil Sands Operations for Suncor Energy. Ms. Powell has had several senior leadership roles with Suncor Energy, including Vice President of Commerce City refinery, Vice President of Operations Excellence and Technical Services, and Vice President of Oil Sands Transformation. Ms. Powell was the board chair for the Wood Buffalo Community Foundation, and was part of the Applied Research Chair Advisory Council for the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Ms. Powell holds a Master of Science in finance and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in chemical engineering from the University of Ottawa.

 

Dale Mountain - Interim President and CEO
interim President and CEO

Dale Mountain has a wealth of leadership and administrative experience in post-secondary education, 

oilsands, industrial construction, and provincial and Indigenous government.

Prior to joining Keyano College, Mountain served as both the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance and Administration at Portage College with responsibility for finance and administrative operations.

In his 10 years at Portage College, he contributed to the development and execution of strategic plans to position the College to both lead, and respond to the changing landscape of higher education in Alberta.

Mr. Mountain is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified General Accountant. During his career, he lived and worked in Fort McMurray for 12 years.

 Kim Farwell - Public Member
Ms. Kim Farwell is the Manager of production planning, control, quality, and Picture of womanextraction technical at Syncrude Canada Ltd. Ms. Farwell has had various leadership and technical roles at Syncrude. Ms. Farwell has served on the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) for several years, and has held the roles of President, Chair of the governance committee, and Chair of the strategic planning committee. She was also the Director of the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Farwell has won a number of awards, including Oilweek Magazine Rising Star and APEGA Early Accomplishment award. She holds an honours Bachelor of Arts Science in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo, a certificate in oilsands technology from the University of Alberta, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alberta, which she earned through distance learning with Keyano College.
 Tyrone Brass - Public Member
Picture of Board of GovernorA long-time resident of Fort McMurray, Tyrone Brass has harnessed the lessons learned growing up on Key Indian Reserve No. 368 in Saskatchewan and built a successful business and raised a family of four in the Wood Buffalo region.

Tyrone has served as an Executive Board member of NAABA, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with community leaders in our region. He has also spent time volunteering in elementary and junior high schools to share his life story and excite and educate students about the opportunities available in this region.

As a Journey Certified Instrument Tech and Electrician, his educational experience as an apprentice within the trades provides a unique guiding perspective on the Board of Governors as we plan program strategies to meet industry and community needs. As a graduate of Keyano College, he is a strong supporter of education and life-long learning and has been a champion of the College within our community.

 Margaret Ziolecki - Public Member

Margaret ZioleckiMargaret Ziolecki is a seasoned business communicator and stakeholder relations practitioner, specializing in strategic planning, public relations, issues/crisis communications and employee engagement. For more than 10 years, Margaret has provided internal consulting services to senior executives and teams in aviation, oil and gas and healthcare.

She is currently Senior Manager of Government Relations and Public Affairs with the Fort McMurray Airport Authority. Prior to joining the airport, Margaret held various strategic level roles with Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Shell Canada, Suncor and Alberta Health Services.

As a longtime resident of Fort McMurray, Margaret has volunteered with a number of social-profit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Wood Buffalo where she served as Vice-Chair for the Board of Directors.

Margaret holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Studies from the University of Windsor and is in the process of achieving her Prosci Change Management Practitioner Certification.

Joseph MacNeil - Public Member
Picture of Board of GovernorJoe MacNeil is Senior Director, Operations with Worley. Mr. MacNeil has held several senior leadership roles during his career in the Oil Sands and has been an engaged Fort McMurray community leader for 30 years. He was a long-time member of the Northern Lights Health Foundation Board of Directors, serving multiple terms as Chair of the Board and has been inducted as an Honorary Board Member. Mr. MacNeil holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Cape Breton University and is a Master Electrician.
Christian Matte - Public Member

Picture of Board of GovernorChris Matte is Vice President of Technical Engineering services at Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mr. Matte has held various leadership and technical roles at Syncrude. He was also a district representative at Nalco Canada Corporation, and an applications engineer at Campbell Scientific Canada Corporation. Mr. Matte recently completed a more than two-year mandate on the board of ACFA régionale de Wood Buffalo. He is an active member of the community, and has volunteered with Fort McMurray Scouts, Norfort Gymnastics, and youth soccer. Mr. Matte holds a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from Laval University, and a Certificate in Strategic Leadership from the Sauder School of Business through the University of British Columbia.

Adele Thomson - Public Member
Adele Thomson is Manager of Surface Land and Stakeholder Relations, Mining for Canadian Natural Resources Limited. She is responsible for building the collaborative relationships with communities and stakeholders required to support their extensive mineable oil sands portfolio. In her role, she also works closely with Municipal, Provincial, and Federal governments in response to the dynamic policy landscape shaping the future of the energy industry in Canada.
Adele is a dedicated volunteer, supporting numerous causes that matter to her industry and the community. She has served on several boards and committees in Fort McMurray, serving two terms on the Board of the Keyano College Foundation and presently sits as a Director on the Northern Lights Health Foundation.
Ms. Thomson graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.
Staci Millard - Public Member

Staci Millard is owner of the S. Millard Chartered Professional Accountant firm, focusing on small to mid-sized business and providing full service accounting and advisory support. Ms. Millard has served on several community and advisory boards, including serving as treasurer for the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce. Recent awards and nominations include the 2018 Female Entrepreneur of the Year for the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce, 2019 Emerging Entrepreneur award from Alberta Women Entrepreneurs, and nominee for the 2016 RBC Women of Influence award.

Ms. Millard holds a Bachelor of Applied Business Administration from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and is a Certified General Accountant.

 Nadine Rimmer - Faculty Representative
Dr.  Rimmer is the Keyano College Faculty Association elected member to the Board of Governors in May 2017.  She currently teaches nursing in the School of University Studies, Career Programs and Academic Upgrading.

Dr. Rimmer is a 1988 Nursing Diploma Graduate from Keyano College. She completed her BScN from the University of Alberta and a Master of Nursing from the University of Southern Queensland.  Nadine just completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with distinction from Capella University in March 2017.

Dr. Rimmer currently resides in Fort McMurray.

 Prasan Naik - Non-Academic Staff Representative
A key member of Keyano College’s Information Technology Systems department, Prasan Naik has been the college’s Application System Analyst since 2014, providing analytical and technical support and improving business processes for college departments. Prior to that, he served as a Financial System Administrator and as an instructor for Keyano College.
Naika Dunkley - Student member
 
Chioma Igbokei - Student Member

 

Board of Governors meetings 

Our schedule for the 2020/2021 academic year. 
(Please Note: dates are subject to change)

  • September 30
  • October 28
  • November 25
  • January 27
  • February 24
  • March 31
  • April 28
  • May 26
  • June 30

Our schedule for the 2019-2020 academic year is:
(Please Note: dates are subject to change)

May 13, 2020
Agenda 
Board of Governors Members:

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Adele Thomson, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Dale Mountain

Administration:

Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Fred Russell, Teena Francis (RS)

Guests:

Susie Bowles, Office of the Registrar

5:30 p.m.

  1. 1.      Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

 

  1. 2.      Declarations (All)
  • Declaration of Conflict of Interest
  • Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

 

  1. 3.      Adoption of Consent Agenda
  • Executive Reports  (Attached)
    • President/CEO
    • VP Infrastructure/CIO
    • VP Academics
    • Executive Director, Human Resources
    • Meeting Minutes of April 16, 2020

MOTION:  “THAT the Consent Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented/ mended.”

 

  1. 4.      Adoption of Regular Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the Regular Agenda of the Board of Governors be approval as presented/amended.”

5:40 p.m.

  1. 5.      Question Period

5:55 p.m.

  1. 6.      Financial Stewardship (D. Mountain)

6:20 p.m.

  1. 7.      Program Suspensions (D. Mountain)
  • Briefing Note/Recommendation

6:45 p.m.

  1. 8.      Board Committee Representation (S. Powell)

MOTION: “THAT the Board of Governors accept the nomination and appoint Adele Thomson to the Governance & HR Committee.”

6:50 p.m.

  1. 9.      Interim President’s Comments (D. Mountain)

6:55 p.m.

  1. 10.    Chair’s Comments (S. Powell)

 

  1. 11.    Correspondence (All)
  • No correspondence received

7:00 p.m.

  1. 12.    Adjournment

MOTION“That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

 

Audio Conferencing for Microsoft Teams:

Conference Phone Number: +1 (647) 749-9376

Conference ID: 851 984 400#

Minutes 

Attendance Via Conference

Board of Governors:

Shelley Powell, Chair

Tyrone Brass, 1st Vice Chair

Christian Matte, 2nd Vice Chair

Joe MacNeil, Public Member

Margaret Ziolecki, Public Member

Kim Farwell, Public Member

Staci Millard, Public Member

Adele Thomson, Public Member

Nadine Rimmer, Academic Staff

Prasan Naik, Non-academic Staff

Tyshaine Page, Student Association Representative

Britainea Young, Student

Administration:

Dale Mountain, Interim President & CEO

Tracy Boyde, Vice President Infrastructure & CIO

Fred Russell, Vice President Academic

Suzie Johnson, Executive Director – Human Resources

Teena Francis, Executive Assistant (RS)

1. Call to Order & Introductions

S. Powell, Board Chair called the Public Meeting of the Board of Governors to order at 5:31 p.m.

2. Declarations

 Declaration of Conflict of Interest – Nothing to report.

 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities – Nothing to report.

3. Adoption of Consent Agenda

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by K. Farwell that, the Consent Agenda for the Board of Governors Public Meeting be accepted as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 4. Adoption of Regular Agenda

 Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by M. Ziolecki that the Regular Agenda for the Board of Governors Public Meeting be approved as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 5. Question Period

There were no questions submitted for Question Period.

6. Financial Stewardship

 Administration advised the Finance & Audit Committee Meeting was cancelled due to the flood. The College now has connectivity to the servers and another meeting will be scheduled so that the Q3 March 2020 Financials can be properly vetted. The Q3 results indicate the College is running a deficit of 1.3M; this does not include any accruals for COLA grant agreement. The College has received the COLA Agreement for 2019/2020. COVID-19 has impacted the budget significantly. The Restructuring Plan has also been delayed as a result of the flood. Prior to the flood, the College was working towards a break even budget for June 30, 2020, however the College will now be incurring an “in-year” deficit.

After the 1M insurance deductible and all costs related to the restoration being direct billed to the contractors, the College will have a deficit in excess of 1.5M. Administration will work towards having revenues and expenditures posted for May and continue to monitor for the Q4. Administration will develop an outlook plan in consultation with the Finance & Audit Committee.

Administration agreed to draft a letter to the Minister of Advanced Education on behalf of the Board Chair to advise of the in-year deficit. The letter will be vetted through the Finance & Audit Committee.

7. Program Suspensions

Administration provided an overview of the recommendation going forward with respect to program suspensions. One amendment to the recommendation was that the Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Certificate is not being terminated, just suspended at this time.

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by A. Thomson that, the Board of Governors approve the suspension of the Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Certificate, Art and Design Certificate and Health Care Aid Certificate for the 2020/2021 academic year.

MOTION CARRIED

Administration received permission to use the Board Chair’s electronic signature for this motion.

8. Board Committee Representation

 Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by M. Ziolecki that the Board of Governors accept the nomination and appoint A. Thomson to the Governance & HR Committee.

MOTION CARRIED

S. Powell, Board Chair thanked T. Page and B. Young for their commitment and service to the Board of Governors. Their last meeting will be June 10, 2020. The Student Association has nominated two students, and a letter will be forwarded to the Minister to reflect the student nominations.

9. Interim President’s Comments

 D. Mountain expressed his thanks and gratitude to the Board of Governors for the appointment. A number of introductory meetings have already taken place with Ministry Officials. The Executive Team has met to devise a plan going forward. There are many challenges ahead, and D. Mountain shared he is confident in the Executive Team and is looking forward to working on behalf of the Board of Governors.

10. Chair’s Comments 

S. Powell, Board Chair thanked D. Mountain on behalf of the Board of Governors for accepting the role of Interim President & CEO, commenting the Board of Governors has full confidence in his ability to lead the College forward.

S. Powell also shared a future meeting will be scheduled with the Vice Chairs of the Board of Governors and Chairs of the Board Committees to have dialogue on a path forward as it relates to maintaining stability and dealing with the immediate issues before the College. Information will be shared following the meeting.

As you are aware, the Minister of Advanced Education announced his intent to complete a full review of the Post-Secondary Institution Framework. Two meetings with the Northern Institutes Chairs have already be held. This review is in the early stages, and conversations are continuing. As information is received, we will continue to share.

11. Correspondence

No correspondence has been received for this period.

12. Adjournment

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by C. Matte that the Board of Governors Public Meeting be adjourned at 6:02. p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

 
 
September 19, 2019
 Agenda

Distribution: 

Board of Governors Members: 

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass, Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Chris Matte, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer (KCFA), Prasan Naik (CUPE), Tyshaine Page (SAKC), Britainea Young (SAKC),  Trent Keough

Staff: Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Joanne Duthie (RS)

4:00 p.m.

1           Call to Order & Round-table Introductions (S. Powell / T. Keough)

1.1          Order In Council – 147-2019

1.2          Order In Council – 157-2019

1.3          Board of Governors Roster

 

4:05 p.m.

2           Opening Remarks (S. Powell / T. Keough)

 

4:10 p.m.

3           Adoption of Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the agenda for the Orientation Meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

 

MOTION

4:12 p.m.

4           Declarations

4.1          Declaration of Conflict of Interest

4.2          Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

4.3          Key Management Personnel Declarations

 

4:15 p.m.

5        Vice President Finance & Administration & CFO (D. Mountain)

5.1          Departmental Overview

 

 

4:40 p.m.

6           Vice President Infrastructure & CIO (T. Boyde)

6.1         Departmental Overview

 

5:00 p.m.                             30 Minute Recess                           

5:30 p.m.

7        VP Academic (F. Russell)

7.1          Departmental Overview

 

6:00 p.m.

8         Executive Director Human Resources (S. Johnson)

8.1            Departmental Overview

 

 

6:20 p.m.

9         President & CEO (T. Keough)

9.1            Board Operations & Corporate Board Responsibilities

9.2            Appointments – 1st and 2nd Vice Chair, Board of Governors

9.3            Appointments – Chair & Vice Chair, Governance & HR Committee   

 

 

 

MOTION:  2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION:  2019-20 – 0XX

 

6:45 p.m.

10        Closing Remarks (S. Powell / T. Keough)

 

7:00 p.m.

11        Adjournment

MOTION:  “THAT the Orientation Meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

 

MOTION

 
 Minutes

In-Person Attendees: Shelley Powell (Chair), Chris Matte, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough

Teleconference Attendees:  N/A

Regrets:  Tyrone Brass, Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Prasan Naik, Fred Russell

Staff:  Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Tracy Boyde, Peggy Baldwin (Recording Secretary)

Guests:  N/A

 

  1. 1.       Call to Order & Introductions

The meeting was called to order at 4:04 p.m.  Round table introductions were completed.

 

  1. 2.       Opening Remarks (S. Powell)

S. Powell welcomed everyone to the Orientation and thanked them for taking the opportunity to be a part of the Keyano College Board of Governors.  Members of the Board were encouraged to take the time to engage with Faculty, Staff and Students.  Members were reminded to be respectful of the past and previous decisions, and to move forward with an open mind and a willingness to lead the College towards a positive and sustainable future. 

 

  1. 3.       Adoption of the Agenda

The agenda was presented for review.

MOTION:  “That the agenda for the Board Orientation meeting be adopted as presented.”

                                                                                                                                                                                               Moved:  K. Farwell

                                                                                                                                                                                                Seconded:  T. Page

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

  1. 4.       Declarations (All)

4.1.                 Declaration of Conflict of Interest

Board members were provided with copies of the Acknowledgement and Undertaking Regarding Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest for review and signing.  Members were asked to return them to the Board Secretary by October 13, 2019.

 

4.2.                 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

          None were declared.

 

4.3.                 Key Management Personnel Declarations)

Board members were provided with copies of the Related Party Transaction Forms for review and signing.  This document is related to the Public Sector Accounting Standards and forms part of our yearly audit.  Members were asked to return them to the Board Secretary by October 13, 2019.

 


  1. 5.       Vice President Finance & Administration and CFO (D. Mountain)

D. Mountain provided an overview of his portfolio.  A copy of the presentation was filed with the agenda package for future reference.

 

  1. 6.       Vice President Infrastructure and CIO (T. Boyde)

T. Boyde provided an overview of his portfolio.  A copy of the presentation was filed with the agenda package for future reference.

 

  1. 7.       Vice President Academic (F. Russell)

As F. Russell was out of town, T. Keough provided an overview of the Academic portfolio on his behalf.  A copy of the presentation was filed with the agenda package for future reference.

 

  1. 8.       Executive Director Human Resources (S. Johnson)

S. Johnson provided an overview of her portfolio.  A copy of the presentation was filed with the agenda package for future reference.

 

  1. 9.       President & CEO (T. Keough)

9.1  Board Operations and Corporate Board Responsibilities                                                               

T. Keough provided an overview of the “Board Operations and Corporate Board Responsibilities” document that was included in the agenda package and provided for information.

 

9.2  Appointments – 1st and 2nd Vice Chair, Board of Governors

Deferred

 

9.3  Appointments – Chair and Vice Chair, Governance & HR Committee

Deferred

 

  1. 10.   Closing Remarks

Thanks to the Executive Team for the overviews of their areas.  The information was greatly appreciated, and the Board looks forward to working together in the future.

 

  1. 11.   Adjournment

With no further business, the Committee of the Whole meeting of the Board of Governors adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

 
October 15, 2019
 Agenda 

Distribution: 

Board of Governors Members:   

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass, Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Chris Matte, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer (KCFA), Prasan Naik (CUPE), Tyshaine Page (SAKC), Britainea Young (SAKC), Trent Keough

Staff:  Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Peggy Baldwin (RS)

5:45 p.m.

1            Call to Order & Introductions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 5:50 p.m.

2           Declarations of conflict of Interest

2.1         Signing of acknowledgement & Undertaking as Necessary

2.2         Submission of Key Management Personnel Related Parties and Conflict of Interest Forms

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:55 p.m.

3           Adoption of Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

MOTION

 

6:00 p.m.

4           Approval of Minutes

4.1          Minutes of September 19th (Unavailable at this time)

 

 

 

6:05 p.m.

5           College Entities (T. Keough)

5.1         Foundation update

5.2         Land Trust update

 

 

 

 

6:15 p.m.

6            Board of Governors Sub-Committees (All)

6.1         Committee Membership (Attached)

6.2         Committee Terms of Reference (Attached)

6.3         Committee Appointments

 

 

 

6:30 p.m.

 

 

6:45 p.m.

7            Comprehensive Institutional Plan (T. Keough, F. Russell)

7.1      Updated draft 2019-2022 CIP (Attachment To Follow) 

 

8            Finance & Audit Committee (M. Creighton)

8.1         Sub-committee update

 

 

8.2         Keyano Foundation Audited Financial Statements June 30, 2019 (Attached)

 

 

 

 


6:50 p.m.

 

 

9           Executive Office  

9.1         President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

9.2         Cyber-Security Update (T. Boyde)

 

 

 

 

 

 6:55p.m.

10        Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)

 

 

 

7:00 p.m.


11        Information / Other / Key Dates

November 2nd – Keyano College Gala

November 13th – BOG Meeting

November 26th – Student Awards

December 11th – BOG Meeting/Board Cheer

 

                 

 

7:00 p.m.

12           Adjournment

MOTION

 

 
 Minutes

In-Person Attendees: Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass, Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Chris Matte, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough

Staff:  Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Frederick Russell, Tracy Boyde, Peggy Baldwin (Recording Secretary)

 

  1. 1.       Call to Order & Introductions

The meeting was called to order at 5:49 p.m.

 

  1. 2.       Conflict of Interest

2.1.   Declaration of Conflict of Interest

None were declared.

 

2.2.   Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

None were declared

 

  1. 3.       Adoption of Agenda (All)

The following amendment was made to the agenda that was included with the original package:

  • 6.3.1              Committee Appointments
  • 6.3.2              Chair & Vice Chair – Governance & HR Committee
  • 6.3.3              1st Vice Chair & 2nd Vice Chair – Board of Governors

 

MOTION:  “THAT the Public Agenda be approved as amended.”

Moved:  K. Farwell

Seconded:  T. Page 

Carried

                               

  1. 4.       Approval of Minutes

4.1.                 Draft Minutes

The Minutes of the September 19, 2019 meeting were unavailable for review and approval and will presented on November 13, 2019. 

 

  1. 5.       College Entities (T. Keough)

5.1.                 Keyano College Foundation

Administration is currently working to put the Foundation’s Board of Directors back in place.  Several community members expressed an interest in joining the Board, and will be contacted in the coming weeks.  A date for an AGM will be set where a new Terms of Reference will be presented.  In the past, the Chair of the Board of Governors has been an ex-officio member.  However, guidelines are set by AGLC and the College will ensure that Board of Governors representation falls within those guidelines.

 

5.2.                 Keyano College Land Trust Corporation (T. Keough)

The governance review that has been underway with the KCLTC is almost complete.  New governance documents have been drafted and the existing MOU will be revised based on those.  A complete package will be presented to the Board when appropriate.  Going forward, the KCLTC will be required to have its own administrative services to ensure they are arms-length from the College.  The development of a new business case for the Trust will be a priority and will be presented to the Board at a future date.

 

  1. 6.       Board of Governors Sub Committees (All)

6.1.                 Committee Membership

The current committee structure and membership was provided for information.

 

6.2.                 Committee Terms of Reference

The current Terms of Reference for the Finance & Audit Committee and the Governance & HR Committee were provided for information.

 

6.3    Committee Appointments

6.3.1      Committee Appointments

Following a brief discussion regarding areas of interest with respect to Finance & Audit and/or Governance & HR, the following motion was tabled:

OMNIBUS MOTION:  “THAT the following members of the Board of Governors be appointed to the Finance &                 Audit Committee:

  1. Staci Millard, and
  2. Kim Farwell

                THAT the following members of the Board of Governors be appointed to the Governance & HR Committee:

  1. Margaret Ziolecki
  2. Joe MacNeil
  3. Tyshaine Page, and
  4. Britainea Young.”
Moved:  S. Millard

Seconded:  C. Matte 

Carried

                               

6.3.1      Chair & Vice Chair – Governance & HR Committee

Following a brief discussion, the following motion was tabled:

MOTION:  “THAT the Board of Governors approve the following appointments to the Governance & HR Committee:

  1. Joe MacNeil be appointed as Chair of the Governance & HR Committee until such time as his term on the Board of Governors expires; and
  2. Margaret Ziolecki be appointed as Vice Chair of the Governance & HR Committee until such time as her term on the Board of Governors expires.”
Moved:  N. Rimmer

Seconded:  M. Creighton 

Carried

 

6.3.1      1st Vice Chair & 2nd Vice Chair – Board of Governors

Following a brief discussion, the following motion was tabled:

MOTION:  “THAT the Board of Governors approve the following appointments:

  1. Tyrone Brass be appointed as 1st Vice Chair of the Board of Governors until such time as his term on the Board expires; and
  2. Chris Matte be appointed as 2nd Vice Chair of the Board of Governors until such time as his term on the Board expires.”
Moved:  P. Naik

Seconded:  S. Millard 

Carried

 

  1. 7.       Comprehensive Institutional Plan (T. Keough / F. Russell)

7.1.                 Updated DRAFT 2019 – 2022 CIP

The draft CIP was shared previously with existing and new Board members, and is now in the final stages of completion.  The Financials will be added when complete, which is likely to be mid-December.  Board members will be asked to take a final look at the document and provide feedback based on the date included with the distribution.  The CIP is due to be submitted to the GOA by December 31, 2019, but will likely be delayed based on the inclusion of the approved financials.  Administration will reach out to the Minister’s office to request an extension.

 

  1. 8.       Finance & Audit Committee (M. Creighton)

8.1.   Sub Committee Update

M. Creighton provided an overview of the meeting that took place on October 9, 2019.  The following items were discussed:

  • Committee membership and the existing Terms of Reference.
  • The 2019 Audited Financial Statements for the Keyano Foundation
  • Audit recommendations regarding legislative compliance and accuracy
  • The KCLTC and issues of classification
  • Infrastructure and IT requirements
  • Status of the Finance Department
  • 2019/2020 Keyano College Budget

 

8.2.   Keyano Foundation Audited Financial Statements June 30, 2019

The audited financial statements for the Keyano Foundation for year ending June 30, 2019 were presented to the Board of Governors for information. 

MOTION:  “That the Board of Governors accept the Keyano Foundation’s Audited Financial Statements to June 30, 2019 for information.”

Moved:  S. Millard

Seconded:  M. Ziolecki 

Carried

 


  1. 9.       Executive Office

9.1.                 President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

Following a request from the Board, research was conducted into the Board of Governors Awards of Excellence.  The endowment was not properly established to be sustainable.  The endowment, the distribution of the awards and the ongoing practice of donating the honourarium has not been brought forward for discussion for several years.  It was agreed that best practice would be to review this item on an annual basis.

ACTION:  P. Baldwin to add to a future agenda for an in-camera discussion of the Board.

 

9.2.                 Cyber Security Update (T. Boyde)

T. Boyde provided an overview of a security incident that occurred on September 25, 2019.  A staff member discovered they had access to a folder that they should not have.  IT determined that it was a configuration issue.  Administration sought legal advice and engaged a forensic IT team.  An investigation was initiated.

It is believed that the error was made by accident and there was no malicious intent.  Staff were reminded that they are obligated to keep all information confidential, and they were asked to self-identify if they viewed information that they should not have. 

In the coming months, Administration will be conducting a full risk analysis of IT systems and processes.  This will be included on the Corporate Risk Register, but may also be broken out to form a separate and detailed IT risk register once all the information has been compiled.

Items to consider:

  • Compliance Certificates
  • Reporting Structures and Timelines / Deadlines
  • Administrative Calendars / Oversight

 

  1. 10.   Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)
  • Board Chairs and Presidents have been invited to a meeting with the Minister on November 1, 2019.
  • Kudos to the Finance Team for completing the Consolidated Financial by the deadline.
  • Many thanks to those members who put their names forward to fill the vacant committee positions.

 

  1. 11.   Information / Other

Key dates for upcoming events were provided for information.

 

  1. 12.    Adjournment

        With no further business, the meeting of the Board of Governors adjourned at 6:52 p.m.

MOTION:  “THAT the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

Moved:  N. Rimmer

Seconded:  M. Creighton

Carried

 
November 13, 2019
Agenda

Distribution: 

Board of Governors Members:   

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer (KCFA), Prasan Naik (CUPE), Tyshaine Page (SAKC), Britainea Young (SAKC), Trent Keough

Staff:  Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Teena Francis, Peggy Baldwin (RS)

5:30 p.m.

1            Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

 

 

5:35 p.m.

2           Declarations & Standing Agenda Items (All)

2.1         Declaration of Conflict of Interest

2.2         Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

 

 

5:40 p.m.

3           Adoption of Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

MOTION

5:45 p.m.

4           Approval of Minutes

4.1         July 11, 2019

4.2         September 19, 2019

4.3         October 15, 2019

MOTION:  “THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on July 11, 2019, be received as information; and that the minutes for the Board of Governors meetings held on September 19, 2019, and October 15, 2019, be approved as presented / amended.”

 

MOTION

5:50 p.m.

5           Standing Agenda Items

5.1         Cyber Security Update (T. Boyde)

5.2         Legislative Compliance Update (D. Mountain)

5.3         Risk Register (T. Keough)

 

 

5:55 p.m.

6           College Entities – Verbal Update (T. Keough)

6.1          Keyano Foundation

6.2          Keyano College Land Trust Corporation

 

 

 

6:05 p.m.

7            Academic Council Program Updates (F. Russell)

7.1          English for Academic Purposes

7.2          Business Aviation

7.3          Process Operations Suspension

 

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX


6:20 p.m.

 

 

8           Executive Office  

8.1         ED Human Resources (S. Johnson)

8.2         VP Academic (F. Russell)

8.3         VP Infrastructure & CIO (T. Boyde)

8.4         VP Corporate Service & CFO (D. Mountain)

  • 2019/2020 Keyano College Budget Update

8.5         President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

  • 2017/2018 Keyano College Annual Report
  • 2018/2019 Keyano College Annual Report
  • 2019/20 – 2021/22 Comprehensive Institutional Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6:45 p.m.

9            Negotiation Mandate (S. Powell)

 

MOTION“That the Committee of the Whole and Board of Governors has issued a negotiation mandate to administration.”

 

MOTION

6:50 p.m.

10        Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)

 

6:55 p.m.


11        Information / Other / Key Dates

11.1      Sub-Committee Membership List

11.2       Board Governance of Publicly Funded PSI’s in Alberta (Attached)

11.3       Key Dates

  • November 14, 2019 – Minister Nicolaides Visit
  • November 26, 2019 – Student Awards
  • November 28, 2019 – Employee Recognition
  • December 11, 2019 – BOG Meeting/Board Cheer

 

7:00 p.m.

12           Adjournment

MOTION“That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

MOTION

 
Minutes

In-Person Attendees: Tyrone Brass, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Chris Matte, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough

Videoconference / Teleconference Attendees: Shelley Powell (Chair), Matthew Creighton

Regrets: N/A

Staff: Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Frederick Russell, Tracy Boyde, Peggy Baldwin (Recording Secretary)

Guests: Vincella Thompson, Kerry Ferguson, Nermin Zukic, Susie Bowles, Sandra Efu, Laura Herwick, Vignesh Rajasekar (Fort McMurray Aviation)

 

1. Call to Order & Introductions

The meeting was called to order at 5:29 p.m.

 

2. Conflict of Interest

2.1. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

None were declared.

 

2.2. Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

None were declared

 

3. Adoption of Agenda (S. Powell)

The agenda for the public meeting of the Board of Governors was presented for review and approval and the following amendment was requested:

Add: “Agenda Item 9.0: Negotiating Mandate” and adjust numbering accordingly.

MOTION: “THAT the Public Agenda be approved as amended.”

Moved: J. MacNeil

Seconded: T. Page

Carried

 

4. Approval of Minutes (S. Powell)

4.1. Draft Minutes

The Minutes of the following meetings of the Board of Governors were presented;

 

4.1 (a) July 11, 2019

MOTION: THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on July 11, 2019 be received for information.

Moved: M. Creighton

Seconded: N. Rimmer

Carried

 

4.1 (b) September 19, 2019

MOTION: THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on September 19, 2019 be approved as presented.

Moved: M. Creighton

Seconded: N. Rimmer

Carried

 

4.1 (c) October 15, 2019

MOTION: THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on October 15, 2019 be approved as presented.

Moved: T. Page

Seconded: M. Ziolecki

Abstained: M. Creighton

Carried

 

5. Standing Agenda Items – To Follow As a Regular Standing Agenda Item When Available

5.1. Cyber Security Update (T. Boyde)

5.2. Legislative Compliance Update (D. Mountain)

5.3. Risk Register (T. Keough)

 

6. College Entities – Verbal Updates (Deferred)

6.1. Keyano Foundation

6.2. Keyano College Land Trust Corporation

 

7. Academic Council Program Updates (F. Russell)

7.1. English for Academic Purposes

The English for Academic Purposes program will assist students who require English language upgrading to further their academic pursuits. Graduates of this program will be prepared for progression into post-secondary education; develop English language competency in reading, writing, listening and speaking for academic purposes; and acquire academic processes to support student success at the post secondary level. Subsequent to a brief discussion, the following motion was tabled:

MOTION: “THAT the Board of Governors approve the creation of an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program with the specialization name of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for submission through PAPRS to Advanced Education for formal approval.”

Moved: S. Millard

Seconded: C. Matte

Carried

 

7.2. Business Aviation

The Business Aviation program would provide an opportunity for students to pursue a Business Aviation Diploma with a specialization in one of two key areas; Northern Flight Operations or Airline Operations. The two-year diploma program will provide students with business knowledge along with aviation training which is compliant with Transport Canada standards. This new 62-credit program will consist of twelve aviation courses and eight business courses, and will be delivered in partnership with Fort McMurray Aviation. It is projected to attract up to 24 students in years one and two.

NOTE: K. Farwell joined the meeting at 5:53 p.m.

M. Ziolecki recommended that the College follow-up with representatives from the Airport to ensure that students are prepared from a business perspective for labour market readiness, especially as it relates to airport management. One option could be for a 3rd year applied degree that could lead to additional studies in aviation management. Subsequent to a brief discussion, the following motion was tabled:

MOTION: “THAT the Board of Governors approve the creation of a Business Aviation Diploma program with a specialization in Northern Aviation Operations and a specialization in Airline Operations for submission through PAPRS to Advanced Education for formal approval.”

Moved: S. Millard

Seconded: C. Matte

Carried

 

7.3. Process Operator Suspension

Following consultation with the Program Advisory Committee and a thorough review through Academic Council, it was agreed that due to a decline in demand to hire Process Operators as well a decrease in applications and enrolment for the program, the Process Operator program should be recommended for suspension.

Subsequent to a brief discussion with representatives from both Academic Council and Trades who were in the audience, the following motion was tabled:

MOTION: “THAT the Board of Governors approve the request for Administration to move forward through PAPRS with the suspension of the Process Operations Co-op program for formal approval by Advanced Education.”

Moved: T. Brass

Seconded: M. Ziolecki

Carried

 

8. Executive Office

8.1. Executive Director Human Resources (S. Johnson)

The following overview was provided:

· Bargaining with both CUPE and KCFA is ongoing.

· The salary restraint that was set to expire on September 20, 2019 was extended for an additional 3 months. Administrative salaries have been frozen since 2016.

· Amendments to Bill 21 would lift the ban on replacement workers in the event of labour action.

· Several grievances are currently outstanding and in process.

· Keyano Development Day was a huge success with over 87% of survey responders indicating their overall satisfaction. Sessions were hosted by 35 internal college employees.

· Situational Leadership Training occurred in October for 47 members of College management.

· Code of Conduct and Safe Disclosure information sessions were held for staff.

· Lockdown Procedure training was held in October.

· Circles are being held regularly for faculty and staff.

 

8.2. Vice President Academic (F. Russell)

Final versions of the 2017-18 Annual Report and the 2019-20 – 2021-22 Comprehensive Institutional Plan will be finalized for presentation at the December meeting of the Board.

8.3. Vice President Infrastructure / CIO (T. Boyde)

The following overview was provided:

· An electrical report was commissioned to look at overall electrical compliance within the College’s infrastructure. PCL has completed its initial review, and the final report will be provided in December. Immediate life safety issues were addressed as they were identified.

· Work on the fence at Riedel will be complete in the coming weeks.

· IMP Funding was frozen for fiscal 2019/20 so projects earmarked for this and future years will be prioritized.

· A Phase 1 environmental assessment was completed by the Land Trust. A more in-depth assessment will be scheduled for the new year.

· A workshop with staff on data governance was completed as part of the Data Management Framework.

· Administration received a request for additional information related to the IT data breech that occurred. A formal report will be provided to the Board when received from the forensic auditor.

 

8.4. Vice President Corporate Services / CFO (D. Mountain)

The following overview was provided:

· The Alberta Budget 2019 resulted in several impacts to Keyano’s Campus AB Grant including a 2.2% reduction in operational funding. IMP funding was frozen for the current fiscal year; however, the College had $4.4M of deferred maintenance which will be used in the current year.

· AIT reduced apprenticeship seat funding by 5%.

· The year end for fiscal 2019 is going very well. It is expected that the OAG will schedule the Audit Exit on November 27, 2019. If so, the consolidated financial statements will be presented on December 11, 2019. It is anticipated that the accuracy will improve this year.

· KCLTC year-end is nearing completion. A meeting has been scheduled for November 20, 2019.

· The business interruption insurance claim was settled at $1.5M.

· The final holdback payment for SIF funding was received.

Note: T. Keough highlighted the excellent work that D. Mountain and the Finance team did to bring the College closer to a positive outcome with the Office of the Auditor General.

 

8.5. President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

No new items were presented.

 

9. Negotiation Mandate (S. Johnson)

An in-camera discussion was held during the Committee of the Whole meeting with respect to the KCFA Wage Reopener as well as CUPE bargaining. For the formal record of the Board, the following motion was approved:

MOTION: “That Administration proceed with negotiations / bargaining as mandated by the Board of Governors during the Committee of the Whole meeting on November 13, 2019.”

Moved: T. Brass

Seconded: C. Matte

Abstained: N. Rimmer / P. Naik / T. Keough

Carried

 

10. Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)

· The Board Chair recognized the hard work that went into the Gala, and extended thanks to those who contributed to making it a great event.

· Board members were asked to give some thought as to how they would like to see the strategy session take place / topics for discussion etc.

· It will be important to have voices of support at the RMWB Council Meeting on November 27, 2019 when Administration presents on the grant for the Art Gallery funding. The College is a community access point as well as a post-secondary institution. Unless we have a program cluster that supports the Arts, the College won’t be in a position to maintain the Theatre.

 

11. Information / Other

Key dates for upcoming events were provided for information.

 

12. Adjournment

With no further business, the meeting of the Board of Governors adjourned at 7:02 p.m.

MOTION: “THAT the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

Moved: S. Millard

Seconded: J. MacNeil

Carried

 
 December 11, 2019 
Distribution: 

Board of Governors Members:   

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer (KCFA), Prasan Naik (CUPE), Tyshaine Page (SAKC), Britainea Young (SAKC), Trent Keough

Staff: Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Teena Francis, Peggy Baldwin (RS)

Location: Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre – Kinesiology Room

5:30 p.m.

1            Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

 

 

5:35 p.m.

2           Declarations & Standing Agenda Items (All)

2.1         Declaration of Conflict of Interest

2.2         Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

 

 

5:40 p.m.

3           Adoption of Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

MOTION

5:45 p.m.

4           Approval of Minutes

4.1         November 13, 2019

MOTION:  “THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on November 13, 2019, be approved as presented / amended.”

 

MOTION

5:50 p.m.

5           Standing Agenda Items

5.1         Cyber Security Update (T. Boyde)

5.2         Legislative Compliance Update (D. Mountain)

5.3         Risk Register (T. Keough)

5.4         Quarterly Financial Reviews (D. Mountain)

 

 

5:55 p.m.

6           College Entities – Verbal Update (T. Keough)

6.1          Keyano Foundation

6.2          Keyano College Land Trust Corporation

 

 

6:00 p.m.

7           Finance & Audit Committee (M. Creighton / D. Mountain)

7.1          Minutes – November 27, 2019

7.2          Keyano College Land Trust Corporation Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2019

MOTION:  “THAT the Keyano College Land Trust Corporation Audited Financial Statements be received for information.”

7.3          Audit Exit Report

MOTION:  “THAT the Audit Exit Report from the Office of the Auditor General be received for information.”

7.4          Keyano College Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2019

7.5          2019 – 2020 Proposed Operating Budget

7.6          2019 – 2020 Proposed Capital Budget 

 

 

MOTION

 

 

 

 

MOTION

 

 

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

 

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX


6:20 p.m.

 

 

8           Executive Office  

8.1         ED Human Resources (S. Johnson)

8.1.1              Wage Reopener

8.2         VP Infrastructure & CIO (T. Boyde)

8.3         VP Corporate Service & CFO (D. Mountain)

8.4         President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

8.4.1      Tuition Recommendations

8.4.2      2017/2018 Keyano College Annual Report

8.4.3      2019/20 – 2021/22 Comprehensive Institutional Plan

 

 

 

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

 

 

 

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

 

6:50 p.m.

 

9            Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)

 

 

6:55 p.m.


10        Information / Other / Key Dates

10.1       Key Dates

  • December 24, 2019 – January 2, 2020 – Holiday Closure

 

7:00 p.m.

11           Adjournment

MOTION:  “That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

MOTION

 

January 16, 2020
 Agenda

Distribution:

Board of Governors Members:

Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Matthew Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough

Staff:

Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Teena Francis, Peggy Baldwin (RS)

 

5:30 p.m. 1 Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

5:35 p.m. 2 Declarations (All) 2.1 Declaration of Conflict of Interest 2.2 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

5:40 p.m. 3 Adoption of Agenda MOTION: “THAT the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.” MOTION

5:45 p.m. 4 Approval of Minutes 4.1 December 11, 2019 MOTION: “THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on December 11, 2019, be approved as presented / amended.” MOTION

5:45 p.m. 5 Standing Agenda Items 5.1 Cyber Security Update (T. Boyde) 5.2 Legislative Compliance Update (D. Mountain) 5.3 Risk Register (T. Keough) 5.4 Quarterly Financial Reviews (D. Mountain)

5:50 p.m. 6 College Entities – Verbal Update (T. Keough) 6.1 Keyano Foundation 6.2 Keyano College Land Trust Corporation

6:00 p.m. 7 Finance & Audit Committee (M. Creighton / D. Mountain) 7.1 DRAFT Minutes – January 8, 2020 7.2 2019 – 2020 Proposed Capital Budget MOTION 2019-20 – 0XX

6:10 p.m. 8 Governance & HR Committee (J. MacNeil / T. Keough) 8.1 DRAFT Minutes – January 8, 2020

6:20 p.m.

9 Executive Office 9.1 Executive Director Human Resources (S. Johnson) 9.2 Vice President Academic (F. Russell) 9.2.1 Tuition & Mandatory Non-Instructional Fees 9.3 Vice President Infrastructure & CIO (T. Boyde) 9.4 Vice President Corporate Service & CFO (D. Mountain) 9.5 President & CEO Report (T. Keough)

6:35 p.m.

10 Board Chair Updates (S. Powell)

6:40 p.m. 11 Information / Other / Key Dates 11.1 Thank You Cards – Student Awards 2019

6:45 p.m. 12 Mikisew Cree First Nations Formal Request 12.1 Delegation · Rita Martin, Elder · Sally Whiteknife, Councillor · Kerry Ceretzke, Education Advisor

7:00 p.m. 13 Adjournment MOTION: “That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.” MOTION

 
 Minutes
Board of Governors Attending:
Shelley Powell, Chair
Tyrone Brass, 1st Vice Chair
Kim Farwell, Public Member
Staci Millard, Public Member
Margaret Ziolecki, Public Member
Nadine Rimmer, Academic Staff
Prasan Naik, Non-academic Staff
Tyshaine Page, Student Association Representative
Britainea Young, Student Association Representative
Administration Attending:
Trent Keough, President & CEO
Dale Mountain, VP Corporate Services/CFO (via Teleconference)
Tracy Boyde, VP Infrastructure & CIO
Fred Russell, VP Academic
Suzie Johnson, Executive Director – Human Resources
Peggy Baldwin, Executive Assistant (RS)
Guests:
Bertha Fairley, Dean – Continuing Education
Alex Andryszewski, Student
Regrets:
Christian Matte, 2nd Vice Chair
Matthew Creighton, Public Member
Joe MacNeil, Public Member
1. Call to Order & Introduction
S. Powell, Chair called the meeting to order at 5:31 p.m.
2. Declaration & Standing Agenda Items
2.1. Declaration and Conflict of Interest
2.2. Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities
There were no declarations at this time.
3. Adoption of Agenda
Standing items were reviewed.
Moved by K. Farwell and seconded by P. Naik that, the agenda for the Board of Governors be adopted as presented.
MOTION CARRIED
4. Approval of Minutes
4.1. December 11, 2019
Moved by S. Millard and seconded by M. Ziolecki that, the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on December 11, 2019 be approved as presented.
MOTION CARRIED
5. Standing Items
5.1. Cyber Security Update
5.2. Legislative Compliance Update
5.3. Risk Register
5.4. Quarterly Financial Reviews
6. College Entities – Verbal Update
6.1. Keyano College Foundation
Administration provided an update. Since the last meeting a number of community members have responded and expressed interest in the Keyano Foundation Board of Director positions.
6.2. Keyano College Land Trust Corporation
Administration provided a summary of work completed to date. In collaboration with the College’s legal team, meetings will be scheduled to provide updates on the historical financial review, and governance structure for the Land Trust Corporation going forward. Phase 1 of the Site Assessment has been completed.
7. Finance & Audit Committee
7.1. Draft Minutes – January 8, 2020
Draft meeting minutes for the Finance & Audit Committee were reviewed.
7.2. 2019 – 2020 Proposed Capital Budget
The 2019 – 2020 Keyano College Proposed Capital Budget Briefing Note was summarized. The Finance & Audit Committee recommends that the Board of Governors proceed with the motion.
Moved by P. Naik and seconded by T. Page that, the Board of Governors approve the 2019 – 2020 Tangible Capital Asset Budget for Keyano College.
MOTION CARRIED
8. Governance & HR Committee
8.1. Draft Minutes – January 8, 2020
Draft meeting minutes for the Governance and HR Committee were reviewed.
9. Executive Office
9.1. Executive Director – Human Resources
The Keyano College Faculty Agreement expires June 30, 2020. Administration expects communication from the Provincial Bargaining Office soon.
Administration is currently at the bargaining table with CUPE. Negotiations are ongoing.
9.2. Vice President Academic
Administration provided an overview of new programming for students and International Student recruitment.
Administration will prepare a Briefing Note with respect to the Boilermaker Program for Apprenticeship Industry Training, Industry and the Board.
9.3. Vice President Infrastructure & CIO
The College will be issuing and RFP within the next couple of weeks. Chartwells will be vacating the premises on April 24, 2020.
The College will be retendering the Cleaning and Waste Management Services.
9.4. Vice President Corporate Services & CFO
Nothing further to add.
9.5. President & CEO
No further updates.
10. Board Chair Updates
S. Powell, Chair thanked Administration for their updates advising there is no new information to bring forward at this time.
11. Information / Other / Key Dates
The Board reviewed “Thank You” cards from students who received a Board of Governors Award of Distinction in 2019.
12. Mikisew Cree First Nations (MCFN) Formal Request
Board Chair S. Powell welcomed guests from Mikisew Cree First Nations, Sally Whiteknife, MCFN Councillor and Kerry Ceretzke, Education Advisor.
S. Powell, Chair advised this is not a decision making meeting, and that College Administration would be executing any decisions.
MCFN delegates provided an historical overview and their purpose for bringing forward this request. Both parties were in agreement that, Keyano College is here to support the community and together with MCFN, the goal is to enhance education in the community.
A discussion followed and next steps were identified. Administration agreed to provide MCFN with a draft of an agreement by the beginning of February.
S. Powell, Chair thanked S. Whiteknife and K. Ceretzke for meeting with the Board of Governors and for the opportunity to discuss their communities educational needs. The College is looking forward to continued progress and sustaining the partnership with MCFN.
13. Adjournment
There being no further business.
Moved by N. Rimmer and seconded by T. Page that, the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned at 7:08 p.m.
MOTION CARRIED
 

No meetings held in February

 March 19, 2020
Agenda 

Board of Governors Members:
Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Matthew
Creighton, Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan
Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough
Administration:
Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Teena Francis (RS)

 5:30 p.m.

1. Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

2. Declarations (All)

2.1 Declaration of Conflict of Interest

2.2 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

3. Adoption of Consent Agenda 3.1 Executive Reports (Attached)

• President/CEO

• VP Infrastructure/CIO

• VP Academics

• Executive Director, Human Resources

MOTION: “THAT the agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

4. Approval of Minutes 4.1 January 16, 2020 (Attached)

MOTION: “THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on January 16, 2020, be approved as presented / amended.”

5. Keyano College Pandemic Response COVID-19 (T. Keough)

5:35 p.m.

6. Financial Stewardship (D. Mountain)

• Q2 Results (Attached)

• Sale of Restricted Endowment Portfolio Investment (Motion)

• Sale of Unrestricted Portfolio Investment (Motion)

5:45 p.m.

7. Fort McMurray Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)

• COLA Funding (Motion)

5:50 p.m.

8. Provincial Budget Implications and Sustainability (T. Keough/D. Mountain)

• Grants 2020/2021(Attached)

• 3 Year Investment Management Agreement (IMA) Targets

• Keyano Budget 2020 Next Steps

6:25 p.m.

9. Discussion (T. Keough)

• Theatre

• Art Centre Project

6:50 p.m.

10. President’s Comments (T. Keough)

11. Chair’s Comments (S. Powell)

12. Correspondence (All)

12.1 Thank You Cards (Attached)

7:00 p.m.

13. Adjournment

MOTION: “That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

Minutes 
Attendance via Conference

Board of Governors: Shelley Powell, Chair Christian Matte, 2nd Vice Chair Kim Farwell, Public Member (Connected at 5:46 p.m.) Staci Millard, Public Member Nadine Rimmer, Academic Staff Prasan Naik, Non-academic Staff Tyshaine Page, Student Association Representative Britainea Young, Student

Administration: Trent Keough, President & CEO Dale Mountain, Vice President Corporate Services/CFO Tracy Boyde, Vice President Infrastructure & CIO Fred Russell, Vice President Academic Suzie Johnson, Executive Director – Human Resources Teena Francis, Executive Assistant (RS) Regrets: Matthew Creighton, Public Member Joe MacNeil, Public Member Margaret Ziolecki, Public Member 1. Call to Order & Introductions S. Powell, Chair called the meeting to order at 5:34 p.m.

2. Declarations 2.1 Declaration of Conflict of Interest: Nothing noted.

2.2 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities: Nothing noted.

3. Adoption of Consent Agenda S. Powell, Chair provided an explanation and purpose of implementing a Consent Agenda. Administration recommended removing Agenda Item

#6. Moved by S. Millard and seconded by T. Page that, the Consent Agenda of the Board of Governors Meeting be approved as amended. MOTION CARRIED

4. Approval of Minutes 4.1 January 16, 2020 Moved by B. Young and seconded by N. Rimmer that, the minutes for the Board of Governors Meeting held on January 16, 2020 be approved as circulated. MOTION CARRIED

5. Financial Stewardship Q2 Results Administration summarized the 2nd Quarter Financial Statements. The information was also presented to the Finance & Audit Committee. A discussion was also held at the Finance & Audit Committee with respect to Keyano College paying the legal fees for the Land Trust Corporation and establishing a repayment schedule. K. Farwell joined the meeting at 5:46 p.m.

Moved by S. Millard and seconded by P. Naik that, the Board of Governors provide Administration with a mandate to open negotiations with the Keyano College Land Trust Corporation Board of Directors to establish a repayment of loan schedule. MOTION CARRIED

S. Powell, Chair shared that M. Creighton term as a member of the Board of Governors expires on April 4, 2020 and he has advised he will not be seeking re-appointment. Given this information, there is now a vacancy on the Finance & Audit Committee, additionally a new Chair will need to be appointed. Moved by B. Young and seconded by T. Brass that, C. Matte be appointed as an official member of the Finance & Audit Committee. MOTION CARRIED Abstained – C. Matte Moved by S. Millard and seconded by C. Matte that, K. Farwell be appointed to fill the vacant position as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. MOTION CARRIED Abstained – K.

Farwell Sale of Restricted Endowment Portfolio Investment Discussed during the Committee of the Whole Meeting with a motion being tabled and carried. Sale of Unrestricted Portfolio Investment Discussed during the Committee of the Whole Meeting with a motion being tabled and carried. Keyano College Board of Governors Meeting Minutes – March 19, 2020 Page 3 of 3

6. Provincial Budget Implications and Sustainability Grants 2020/2021 Administration duplicated the information that was shared during the Committee of the Whole Meeting. It was agreed to bring forward this information to form the public record. Administration summarized the Keyano Grants and Investment Management Agreement (IMA) Targets.

At the time of the Finance & Audit Committee Meeting, some of the targets had not been verified. Since the conference call with Assistant Deputy Minister Peter Leclaire and David Williams, Executive Director – Campus Alberta, the understanding is that we are to work within the targets provided.

Administration was very clear in their communication to the Assistant Deputy Minister and D. Williams that the targets were not achievable and would result in additional work force reductions. The Board of Governors directed Administration to develop a briefing outlining multiple scenarios of the impact to the College in attempting to attain the targets.

Once this has been received S. Powell, Chair will reach out to the Minister of Advanced Education to seek clarification. Administration advised the IMA needs to be signed off by the Board of Governors by March 31, 2020. The Council of President’s have requested an extension given the current circumstances. No response has been received.

The IMA will be presented to the Finance & Audit Committee prior to being presented to the Board of Governors for approved.

7. President’s Comments For the foreseeable future, all meetings will be conducted via video or teleconference. Administration will endeavour to get information out to the Board Members in a timely manner. The Presidents’ of Northern CCI’s have held conversations and have agreed to research shared services to align with the mandate and direction from the Government of Alberta.

8. Chair’s Comments The Minister of Advanced Education has scheduled two meetings with Board Chairs’. The first teleconference meeting is scheduled for March 27th with all Chairs, and the next teleconference scheduled for April 3rd with the Chairs of the Northern Institutions.

9. Adjournment Moved by T. Keough and seconded by S. Millard that, the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned at 6:02 p.m. MOTION CARRIED  

 April 16, 2020
Board of Governors Members:
Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Trent Keough
Administration:
Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Dale Mountain, Fred Russell, Teena Francis (RS)
 Agenda

 

5:30 p.m.

1.    Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

  1. Declarations (All)

2.1      Declaration of Conflict of Interest

2.2      Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

  1. Adoption of Consent Agenda

3.1      Executive Reports  (Attached)

  • President/CEO
  • VP Infrastructure/CIO
    • VP Academics
    • Executive Director, Human Resources

3.2      COVID-19 Pandemic Keyano College Response (Deferred)

MOTION: “THAT the Consent Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

4.    Approval of Minutes

4.1   March 19, 2020 (Attached)

MOTION: “THAT the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on March 19, 2020, be approved as presented / amended.”

  1. 5. Art Gallery
  • Motion

5:40 p.m.

  1. Budget and Financial Review (T. Keough/D. Mountain)
    1. COVID-19 Impacts
  • Briefing Note
  • In-year Financial Impact
  • 2020-2021 Financial Sensitivity
  1. Draft 2019/2020 Compliance Expectations as Defined by Minister
  2. Draft Investment Management Agreement (3 Year)
  • Minister Letter – April 8, 2020
    • 3-Year Savings Plan
    • Budget Template and Guide
  1. Summary of Financial Health
  2. Calendar of Various Ministry Reports Required over the Next 4 Months f.   2020-2021 Budget
  • Consolidated Statement of Operation
  • Scenarios with and without COLA
  • Risk and Impact Statements
  • Budget Variance Summary
  • Budget Scenario Restructuring Costs

6:15 p.m.

  1. 2020/2021 COLA Payments (T. Keough/D. Mountain)
  • Recommendation/Motion from Finance & Audit Committee

6:30 p.m.

8.    President’s Comments (T. Keough)

9.    Chair’s Comments (S. Powell)

  1. Correspondence (All)
  • No correspondence

7:00 p.m.

11.  Adjournment

MOTION:  “That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

Minutes 

Attendance Via Conference

Board of Governors:

Shelley Powell, Chair

Tyrone Brass, 1st Vice Chair

Christian Matte, 2nd Vice Chair

Joe MacNeil, Public Member

Margaret Ziolecki, Public Member

Kim Farwell, Public Member

Nadine Rimmer, Academic Staff

Prasan Naik, Non-academic Staff

Tyshaine Page, Student Association Representative

Britainea Young, Student

Administration:

Dale Mountain, Vice President Corporate Services/CFO

Tracy Boyde, Vice President Infrastructure & CIO

Fred Russell, Vice President Academic

Suzie Johnson, Executive Director – Human Resources

Teena Francis, Executive Assistant (RS)

Regrets:

Staci Millard, Public Member

Trent Keough, President & CEO

1. Call to Order & Introductions (S. Powell)

S. Powell, Board Chair called the meeting to order at 5:54 p.m.

2. Declarations (All)

2.1 Declaration of Conflict of Interest: Nothing noted.

2.2 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities: Nothing noted.

 

3. Adoption of Consent Agenda

 

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by M. Ziolecki that, the Consent Agenda for the Board of Governors Meeting be approved as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 

4. Adoption of the Regular Agenda

 

S. Powell, Board Chair advised that Agenda Item #7: 2020/2021 COLA Payments would be discussed during Agenda Item #6 and can therefore, be removed.

Moved by K. Farwell and seconded by J. MacNeil that, the Board of Governors adopted the Regular Agenda as amended.

MOTION CARRIED

5. Approval of Minutes

5.1 March 19, 2020

Moved by T. Page and seconded by M. Ziolecki that, the minutes for the meeting of the Board of Governors held on March 19, 2020 be approved as circulated.

MOTION CARRIED

6. Art Gallery

On February 13, 2020, S. Powell, Board Chair received a letter from the Minister of Advanced Education strongly encouraging that the College put a hold on the planning and development of Keyano College's Art Gallery. Commenting, the provincial government is not and will not be in a position to direct any additional funding toward this project if needed.

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by K. Farwell that, the Board of Governors directs Administration to halt further discussions and any and all work in relation to the Art Gallery Project.

MOTION CARRIED

7. Budget and Financial Review

a. COVID-19 Impacts

Administration provided an overview of the COVID-19 “In-Year” Estimated Financial Loss to June 30, 2020. Administration advised the College will likely realize a deficit in year and that the College has been given clear direction from the Minister that a deficit is to be avoided. Administration will continue to monitor the situation.

o 2020-2021 Financial Sensitivity: Administration provided a summary of the work that has been completed since COVID-19. Every indication is that there will be a second wave, and the College is attempting to understand how the pandemic will impact enrolment and programming. The level of contingency that the College has is very limited. We will have to move quickly if trends begin to appear. Three scenarios were provided: low, moderate and high revenue loss.

b. Draft 2019/2020 Compliance Expectations as Defined by Minister

This item lends itself to the directives outlined in the letter from the Minister of Advanced Education, dated April 8, 2020.

1. A completed and signed Investment Management Agreement,

2. A Budget, and

3. A three-year savings plan demonstrating how the College will achieve its savings target.

 

 

c. Draft Investment Management Agreement (3 Year)

In the letter dated April 8, 2020, the Minister has advised the deadline has been extended to May 31, 2020. Administration will be working closely with the Finance Department to complete the financial information needed based on the Budget Scenario recommended by the Board of Governors. Administration will work diligently to have this to the Board of Governors for approval at the May 13, 2020 meeting.

K. Farwell, Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee shared that additional working sessions have been scheduled for the Finance & Audit Committee to support Administration in this process.

S. Powell, Board Chair also advised that a Special Board of Governors has been tentatively scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2020 should Administration need extra time to complete the IMA.

d. Summary of Financial Health

Administration provided an overview of the document included in the Supplementary Package, commenting this is a current snap shot of where the College is financially. The figures are preliminary and subject to change. The College has not received confirmation from the Government of Alberta with respect to the Fort McMurray Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) Grant.

e. Calendar of Various Ministry Reports Required over the Next 4 Months

This information was provided in the Meeting Package and is titled Schedule of Institutional Accountability Data.

f. 2020-2021 Budget

Administration provided a number of supporting documents for this agenda item. A review of the documents followed. Several Budget Scenarios were discussed, along with the Risk and Impact Assessment associated with each scenario.

Administration is seeking a recommendation from the Board of Governors as to which Budget Scenario they desire Administration to work towards.

K. Farwell, Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee advised that the Finance & Audit Committee recommended the second budget scenario, 2M Surplus with the understanding that 1M would be allocated to Surplus and 1M would be allocated to COVID-19 Contingency.

Administration commented that these are difficult decisions to make. There is a lot of weight and gravity behind each decision. A lot of steps and effort have been taken before presenting the Budget Scenarios. Administration is taking every step and measure to mitigate a deficit.

S. Powell, Board Chair advised that if the College is faced with a deficit, this will need Ministerial approval and we will want to engage the Minister sooner rather than later if we suspect any amount of deficit.

C. Matte left the meeting at 6:53 p.m.

The Board of Governors provided direction to Administration to proceed with the 2M Surplus Budget Scenario, with the understanding that 1M would be Surplus and 1M would be allocated to COVID-19 Contingency. S. Powell, Board Chair shared that the Board of Governors appreciates the difficulty of the situation and thanked Administration for being transparent and presenting the information. There is a lot of work still to complete.

8. Memorandum of Settlement with CUPE Negotiations

The negotiation committees have reached a proposed settlement for 2019/2020 consistent with the mandate provided.

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by K. Farwell that, the Board of Governors approve the Memorandum of Settlement that was agreed to on April 15, 2019, between the Management Negotiating Team and the Union Negotiating Team as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

9. Chair’s Comments (S. Powell)

S. Powell, Board Chair advised that a Special Meeting of the Board of Governors will be scheduled to facilitate the approval of the Investment Management Agreement.

10. Correspondence (All)

 No correspondence

11. Adjournment

There being no further business, moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by K. Farwell that the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

 June 10, 2020
 
 Agenda

Distribution

Board of Governors Members:
Shelley Powell (Chair), Tyrone Brass (1st Vice Chair), Chris Matte (2nd Vice Chair), Kim Farwell, Joe MacNeil, Staci Millard, Adele Thomson, Margaret Ziolecki, Nadine Rimmer, Prasan Naik, Tyshaine Page, Britainea Young, Dale Mountain.

Administration:

Tracy Boyde, Suzie Johnson, Fred Russell, Teena Francis (RS)

5:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order (S. Powell)

 

  1. Declarations (All)
  • Declaration of Conflict of Interest
  • Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities

 

  1. Adoption of Consent Agenda
  • Executive Reports  (Attached)
  • President/CEO
  • VP Infrastructure/CIO
  • VP Academics
  • Executive Director, Human Resources
    • Meeting Minutes of May 13, 2020

MOTION:  “THAT the Consent Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

 

  1. Adoption of Regular Agenda

MOTION:  “THAT the Regular Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented / amended.”

5:35 p.m.

  1. Presentations

 

  • MCFN Representatives – Update on High School Program

5:50 p.m.

  1. 2020/2021 Board of Governors Annual Calendar/Schedule (All)

 

  1. September Start Up – Re-launch Strategy (D. Mountain)

 

  1. Related Parties – Key Management Personnel Declarations (D. Mountain)

 

  1. Budget and Financial Review (D. Mountain)

 

  1. COVID-19 / Flood Financial Impacts
  2. Summary of Financial Health and Enrolments

 

  1. Audit Recommendation Implementation Plan Update (D. Mountain)

 

  1. 2018 – 2019 Draft Annual Report Discussion

6:40 p.m.

  1. In-Camera Discussion (Public Board Members)
  • Provincial Bargaining Committee Organization (PBCO) Update
  • Meeting of May 7, 2020

MOTION: “That the Board of Governors move in-camera.”

 

  1. Conclude In-Camera (Public Board Members)

MOTION: “That the Board of Governor conclude the in-camera discussion.”

6:50 p.m.

  1. Interim President’s Comments (D. Mountain)

 

  1. Chair’s Comments (S. Powell)
  • Remote Working Effectiveness – Is there anything you need from the Board

 

  1. Correspondence (All)

7:00 p.m.

  1. Adjournment

MOTION“That the meeting of the Board of Governors be adjourned.”

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Minutes 
Distribution
Board of Governors:
Shelley Powell, Chair
Tyrone Brass, 1st Vice Chair
Christian Matte, 2nd Vice Chair
Joe MacNeil, Public Member
Margaret Ziolecki, Public Member
Kim Farwell, Public Member
Staci Millard, Public Member
Adele Thomson, Public Member
Nadine Rimmer, Academic Staff
Prasan Naik, Non-academic Staff
Regrets: Tyshaine Page, Student Association Representative
Regrets: Britainea Young, Student
Administration:
Dale Mountain, Interim President & CEO
Tracy Boyde, Vice President Infrastructure & CIO
Fred Russell, Vice President Academic
Suzie Johnson, Executive Director – Human Resources
Teena Francis, Executive Assistant (RS)

 

 

1. Call to Order

 

S. Powell, Board Chair called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

 

2. Declarations (All)

 Declaration of Conflict of Interest – None noted at this time.

 Declaration of Fraud & Irregularities – None noted at this time.

 

 

3. Adoption of Consent Agenda

 

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by N. Rimmer that, the Consent Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 

4. Adoption of Regular Agenda

 

 

Moved by J. MacNeil and seconded by P. Naik that, the Regular Agenda for the meeting of the Board of Governors be approved as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 

5. Presentations

 

Representatives from Mikisew Cree First Nation, K. Ceretzke, G. Poitas and S. Whiteknife shared how successful the school programming is at the Fort Chipewyan Campus. Enrolment figures are at 82, with a graduating class of 10 to 12 students this year. K. Ceretzke shared this is an incredible accomplishment and speaks to the passion, commitment and vision of the community. Also adding, it is exciting to see the positive results and this is such a good news story.

 

6. 2020/2021 Board of Governors Annual Calendar/Schedule

 

Administration presented on the draft 2020/2021 Board of Governors Annual Meeting Schedule.

Moved by P. Naik and seconded by M. Ziolecki that, the Board of Governors approve the 2020/2021 Academic Year Board of Governors Annual Meeting Schedule.

MOTION CARRIED

 

7. September Start Up – Re-launch Strategy

 

As a result of COVID -19 pandemic, Keyano College’s operations were transitioned to an off-campus working and teaching environment. As Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer’s recommendations for re-entry continue to be introduced, Keyano College is preparing to resume conservative operations for fall 2020. To assist in planning, and the initiation for the fall 2020 relaunch, Keyano College has begun taking steps to develop a COVID-19 Operational Plan and Committee.

Next steps include:

• Convene the first meeting of the COVID-19 Operational Plan Committee will be set for late June, 2020.

• Complete a solid draft by the end of July.

• Reach out to departments to ensure all are represented in the Operations Plan.

• Complete a risk assessment in relation to the impact of COVID-19 to all College operations.

• Create a project plan to ensure implementation and to ensure timelines are met.

 

 

8. Related Parties – Key Management Personnel Declarations

 

Administration shared information on the related parties – key management personnel declarations.

For purposes associated with related party relationships and transactions, Keyano College is required to comply with accounting practices that are outlined in the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) Public Sector Accounting (PSA) Handbook Section PS2200 Related Party Disclosures.

Keyano College administration will also be completing the declarations. Administration advised the forms and FAQ will be sent electronically to Board Members with an explanation in the coming days.

 

 

9. Budget and Financial Review

 

a. COVID-19 / Flood Financial Impacts

 

Administration shared provincially Stage 2 for re-launch is scheduled for June 12, 2020, however the College will not be opening the Theatre or the Fitness Centre due to the ongoing flood recovery. The College will continue to monitor and comply with guidelines released by the GoA. Additionally, the College is drafting a Re-Launch Operational Plan and will bring to the Board as information when completed.

Administration provided a summary of the Briefing Note contained in the Public Board of Governors Meeting Package, highlighting on the progress on all buildings.

The College continues to work with the Insurance and Restoration Companies to restore the Campus and to be open for September. The College will be contracting a project manager position to provide increased oversite of the activities. The Project Manager is being funded through the Professional Services component of the insurance policy.

b. Summary of Financial Health and Enrolments

 

Administration provided a summary of the College’s financial health:

  • Year-end outlook is for a $1,157,442 deficit of which $1M is the flood insurance deductible
  • June will have severance cost for 14 employees
  • April - June will incur $0.6M of unfunded COLA payments to employees with last payment on June 15
  • Temporary layoffs of 74 in mid-April, recalls occurring
  • Drop in revenues due to COVID-19 partially offset with reductions in expenditure
  • Campus Alberta operating grant decreases by 9.5% effective April 1

 

Administration provided a summary of the Enrolment information:

  • 1372 unique applicants have submitted 1,507 applications for the Fall 2020 semester, applicants are eligible to submit more than one application for a given semester.
  • Unique number of 2020 applications is 2.6 % higher in comparison with 2019 on June 6th.
  • 472 applications that have received offers of admission have been accepted to date.
  • 194 of the applicants that have accepted offers of admission have been converted to enrolment.
  • Graduation is an ongoing process, it is estimated at this time that we will have over 500 graduates.

 

 

10. Audit Recommendation Implementation Plan Update

 

Keyano College has outstanding audit recommendations from the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta dating back to 2013. Although progress has been made addressing two of the outstanding audit recommendations, none have been fully implemented.

On February 20, College Administration presented a detailed audit recommendation implementation plan to the Finance and Audit Committee. This plan was shared with the

 

 

Office of the Auditor General of Alberta for review and comment. On March 12, the OAG provided feedback.

There has been delay in work and progress towards implementation of this plan due to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and the April flood, the latter limited access to files in the IT servers. However, an updated plan incorporating OAG feedback and “adjustment” to plan has been completed.

Deliverables slated for Q4-2019-20 have been pushed to Q2-2020-21 due to COVID-19 and the flood disruption. This will push out other deliverables based on sequence and prioritization. Finance will be focused on completion of the June 30 year ends for the Foundation, College and Land Trust with a consolidated financial statement target date of September 15.

Revised deliverable dates in the updated audit recommendation implementation plan are being reviewed with consideration of the resourcing impact caused by the CFO becoming Interim President.

 

11. 2018 – 2019 Draft Annual Report Discussion

 

Administration shared the final edit are being conducted on the 2018-2019 Annual Report. The Annual Report will be circulated for comments/feedback prior to the Board Meeting. Comments/feedback will be incorporate and Administration will present to the Board of Governors at the June 24, 2020 Meeting for review and approval.

 

12. In-Camera Discussion (Public Board Members)

 

P. Naik, N. Rimmer and guests left the meeting at 6:26 p.m.

Moved by A. Thomson and seconded by C. Matte that, the Board of Governors move in-camera at 6:26 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

Provincial Bargaining Committee Organization (PBCO) Update

 Meeting of May 7, 2020

 

Administration left the meeting at 6:37 p.m.

 

13. Conclude In-Camera (Public Board Members)

 

Moved by S. Millard and seconded by K. Farwell that, the Board of Governors conclude the in-camera session at 7:03 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

Administration, P. Naik, N. Rimmer returned to the meeting at 7:03 p.m.

Moved by C. Matte and seconded by M. Ziolecki that, the meeting minutes of May 7, 2020 be approved at circulated.

MOTION CARRIED

 

14. Interim President’s Comments

 

D. Mountain shared he has had the opportunity to engage with community stakeholders and fellow Post-Secondary Institute Presidents. The KC Foundation and the KC Land Trust Corporation will be meeting next week to review and approve their respective

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