The executive committee includes the President, Past President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. This committee meets before each board meeting (if needed) and takes care of many of the house keeping duties for the SSM.
Finance & Audit Committee
This Finance & Audit Committee is the financial watchdog of the SSM. The people on this committee look over all the financial reports to make sure that money is being spent in the best possible way. At the beginning of our year, they are responsible to put a budget together. The budget is then brought to a board meeting for approval. Before each Board Meeting, this committee will meet to look over all the finances and get a report ready to present at the meeting. This committee will meet regularly.
The past president is the chair of this committee. All nominations must be forwarded to him/her. The SSM has an elected board that consists of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and 8 Members at Large. The members are elected for a 2 year term. Upon prior approval of nomination by a member organization, an individual is eligible to stand for election as an officer or member-at-large at the Annual General Meeting. Nominations must be received by the Nomination Committee at least 30 days prior to the AGM.
Led by the past president each year, this committee is responsible to receive nominations for the executive & member at large positions on the SSM Board. Nomination forms are made available to all member organizations.
Research & Issues Committee
Research and Action on issues relevant to seniors.
The mandate of this committee is to review the Bylaws annually, and to prepare amendments as required, to review governance issues that are raised by the Board, and to have oversight of the policies and procedures of SSM. The vice-president chairs this committee.
Century Club Committee
Age-Friendly Saskatchewan Committee
Celebrating Seniors Committee
Ageism & Media
Senior Neglect & Response Line Project Team
Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan
SSM Viewpoint - Can the Pandemic Lead to a Systemic Fix?
Research on Aging Populations
How are federal parties planning to meet the needs and expectations of older adults? The checklist below will offer some of the questions that SSM is asking. Federal Election Checklist 2021
Statement released by SSM in response to Saskatchewan Government announcement about investing in more long term care beds. SSM Statement LTC 08 04 final
Is ageism a real thing? Should we be worried about it? Are some people just too sensitive? How will I know if I support ageism or work to reduce it? Zoom recording of the Introduction to Ageism Webinar https://youtu.be/Ke_E_Mmhu2o
SSM (Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism), over the last 3 years, has done research that gathered information from older adults in SK and produced reports that communicated this information widely. Our experience shows there is little recognition that older adults range in...
SSM CONFERENCE 2021 Thanks to all these sponsors for their valuable dependable support. Gold Sponsors Bronze Sponsors ...
CONNECT – Seniors Mental Health CONNECT, is a pre-recorded presentation that offers support and ideas for older people to live safely and comfortably and to stay mentally and physically strong. Most effective if a group can watch it and discuss the information. A...