Food Service & Nutrition - Fall 2017 - 4
Greetings from Sunny
and (Still) Smoky B.C.
I truly hope that all of you enjoyed this year's outstanding
summer and were able to squeeze in some well-deserved
vacation and relaxation time in order to disconnect from
the daily rat race we often find ourselves in.
The first Continuing Education webinars for the new season have taken place thanks to the efforts of Dave Lebert,
CNM, to continuously improve and drive the education
program forward. I truly hope that you appreciate our new
By Eric Evers,
online education management system, Moodle. Starting in
September, members will have the capability of self-awarding
CE points for CSNM Webinars. In the near future, the capability will also be in place to self-award all optional CSNM CE points. Your board has
put tremendous time and effort into the brainstorming, testing, implementing
and finalizing of supporting policies for this new platform.
In my last message, I mentioned that we will be modularizing our IT platform,
and I am happy to report that Phase One has been herewith completed successfully. I'd love to hear your feedback!
Our Social Media Coordinator, Kat King, NM, has developed an outstanding
Social Media Plan. This will allow us to apply methods and tactics to grow our
social media presence and increase the overall profile of your society. Stay tuned
for updates and be prepared to participate.
Our volunteer program, led by Shannon Cox, NM, is undergoing a facelift in
regard to structure, policies and meaningful incorporation of our volunteers with
corresponding measurable, sustainable and repeatable goals as the main focus.
This will also be an asset in regard to succession planning for your National
Board of Directors for the years to come.
Your 2018 Conference Chair, Lorrie Plein, CNM, has been working tirelessly to
kick things off for your next conference in stunning Moncton. Information will
be arriving in your inbox soon.
The preparation of the annual in-person Fall Board Meeting is also going
full-steam ahead. The main focus during the session for the 2017-2018 Board
will be the reinforcement concerning the alignment and implementation of the
identified goals and actions from our Strategic Planning session. Your Board
of Directors will meet for two and half days to work on this and other issues
important to all members and stakeholders of CSNM.
As you see, lots of things are in the 'hopper' and will surely keep your Board
of Directors busy, as always.
Thank you again to all who are volunteering their time to make CSNM a better
society for all of us!
Keep well, stay safe and be your best.
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Dean Cox, CNM
Heather Truber, NM
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Dave Lebert, CNM
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Margaret Brausse, CNM
BRITISH COLUMBIA Provincial REP Stephanie Ovsenek
ALBERTA Provincial REP
Tracey Christiensen, CNM
SASKATCHEWAN Provincial REP
Stacey Ginter, NM
ONTARIO Provincial REP 1
Leslie Edwardson, CNM
ONTARIO Provincial REP 2
Amber Capotosto, CNM
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