Committees

Executive  Committee

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.

Nomination Committee

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.

Resolutions Committee

Governance Committee

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.

Communication Committee

Century Club Committee

Age-Friendly Saskatchewan Committee

Celebrating Seniors Committee

Ageism & Media

Senior Neglect & Response Line Project Team

 

Highlights

Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan

Full Report and Executive Summary available here

Housing Options in Saskatchewan

Celebrating Seniors

SSM News

SSM Office Closed from March 16th until April 1st

COVID-19 IS ACTIVE AND PRESENT IN SASKATCHEWAN. SSM is heeding the advice and recommendations of health professionals and has cancelled or postponed all face to face meetings and events until at least the end of March, when we will evaluate the necessity of continued...

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Being Age-Friendly in the time of COVID-19

Being Age-Friendly in the time of COVID-19

10 Ways We Can Be Age-Friendly in the Time of COVID-19 (Taken from the Age-Friendly Newsletter written by Catherine Barnsley) “It is March 19, 2020 and 9:30 AM in our small Saskatchewan town. I have just returned home from grocery shopping for my household and three...

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Physical Distancing & Social Inclusion

SSM is very concerned about all older adults during this difficult time. We hope that all older people are considering themselves and others as they “physically distance” from other people, referred to nationally as "social distancing" and even further,...

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