If interested in serving on a MCSW committee, please complete the following membership application:

To contact a board or committee member please email info@mcsw.ca

2023-2024 Board of Directors Meeting Dates

Executive Committee

President: Jennifer Meixner, MA, BSW, RSW, Interlake-Eastern Region

Past President: Mary Heard, MSW, RSW, Southern Region

Vice-President: Darin Hovius, BA, BSW, RSW, Capital Region

Treasurer: Tricia VanDenakker, Bsc, MLT, ART, Public Representative, Capital Region

Secretary: Eye of the Storm, Kaysi Katchmar, BSW, RSW, Northern Region

CASW Representative: Salina Fukumoto, BSW, RSW, Capital Region

2023-2024 Board Members

Tréchelle Bunn, BA, Public Representative, Southern Region

Beatrice Campbell, BSW, RSW, Capital Region

Rikki Fontaine, BSW, RSW, Capital Region

Wil Hedges, BA, BTh, JD, Public Representative, Capital Region

Cecilly Hildebrand, BA, Public Representative, Capital Region

Alexander Sawatsky, MSW, Ph.D, RSW, Capital Region

Chinago (Faith) Ugwu, Student Representative, Capital Region

Buetta Warkentin, MSW, RSW, MTS, Southern Region

Board Policies
Access to Applicant Information and Records Policy
Accessible Customer Service Policy
Advance Electronic Voting Policy
Advertising Policy
Application for Membership Policy – Students
Application for Registration Policy – Applicants with Social Work Degree
Application for Registration Policy – Substantial Equivalency
Approved Social Work Program Policy
Board Representation on External Committees/Boards Policy
Capitalization Policy
CASW/MCSW Scholarship Policy
CCP Compliance Resolution Policy
Committee Selection Policy
Complaints Appeals Procedures
Conditions – Grandparented Registrants
Criminal Record Declaration Policy (Temporary)
Electronic Social Work Practice Policy
Exam Use Policy
Expedited Application Policy
In-Camera Session Policy
Investment Policy
Inquiry Hearing Honorarium Policy
MCSW Fee Schedule
Non-Practicing Social Worker Policy
Order for Costs Recovery Policy
Preferred Name Policy
Procedures for the Election of Officers
Professional Corporation – Incorporation Guide and Procedures
Professional Liability Insurance Policy
Public Representative Compensation Policy
Public Representatives Policy
Records-Registry Check Renewal Policy
Registration Appeals Procedures
Reserve Fund Policy
Spending Authority Policy
Substantial Equivalency Education Evaluation Policy
Temporary Social Worker Policy
Workshop-Event Registration & Fee Policy

2022-2023 Board Minutes
December 1, 2022
April 18, 2023
June 22, 2023
September 28, 2023
December 7, 2023


Complaints Committee
Continuing Competence Committee
Inquiry Committee
Land Acknowledgement Working Group
Legislative Review Committee
Nominating Committee
Registration Committee
Standards and Ethics Committee
Strategic Planning Working Group