Comités

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is a statutory Committee as required by the Health Professions Procedural Code (Code) being schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. This Committee is elected from, and by, the members of the College Council. Its role is to monitor and coordinate the work of Committees and ensure that the Council has all relevant and pertinent information it requires for effective decision-making. 

Executive Committee Members: 2020-2021

Michael Grand  President
Denise MilovanVice-President
Paula Conforti
Graeme Goebelle
Paul Stopciati
Wanda Towers

Registration Committee

The statutory Registration Committee reviews applications for registration when there is a question as to whether the applicant meets the College’s registration requirements.  is composed of at least three members of the College Council who are members of the College, at least two public members of the Council, and at least two members of the College who are not members of the Council.

If it appears that an applicant meets the College’s registration qualifications and requirements, the Registrar may issue a certificate of registration.  If it does not appear that the applicant meets the qualifications and requirements, the Registrar refers the matter to the Registration Committee. A panel of the Registration Committee will review the application to determine the eligibility of the applicant.  In addition, applicants may be referred to the Registration Committee for advice and recommendations as to what they might need to do to meet the registration requirements and to acquire and be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required for area of practice in which they are interested.

REGISTRATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS: 2020-2021

Marjory PhillipsCouncil, co-Chair
Wanda TowersCouncil, co-Chair
Adrienne PerryCouncil
Philip RicciardiCouncil
Paula ConfortiCouncil
Emad HussainCouncil, Public Member
Jessy ZitaCouncil, Public Member
Jane LedinghamCollege
Mark CoatesCollege
Shelia TervitCollege

Inquires, Complaints and Reports Committee

The Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee is a statutory committee as required by the Code. It is responsible for the investigation of complaints, the approval and disposition of Registrar’s Investigations, with respect to the conduct and competence of members and inquiries into concerns regarding a member’s capacity. Every matter is considered by a panel of the Committee comprised of two professional members and one public member of the College Council. Following consideration of all relevant information in a matter, the panel renders a decision to the parties.

ICRC Committee Members: 2020-2021

Denise MilovanCouncil, Chair
Michael GrandCouncil
Joyce Isbitsky    Council
Emad HussainCouncil, Public Member
Nancy TkachukCouncil, Public Member
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member
Melanie MorrowCollege
Diane Addie College
Gilles BoulaisCollege
Jason BrownCollege
Naomi Sankar-DeleeuwCollege
Rana PishvaCollege
Fred SchmidtCollege
Laura SpillerCollege
Allyson HarrisonCollege
David GoldCollege
Natasha WhitfieldCollege

Fitness to Practice Committee

The role of the statutory Fitness to Practice Committee is to conduct hearings in matters referred by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee to determine whether a member is incapacitated. The Committee is composed of at least two professional and one public member of Council and at least two members of the College who are not Council members.  In making its determination, the Committee considers if the member is suffering from a physical or mental condition or disorder that makes it desirable in the interest of the public that the member’s certificate of registration be subject to terms, conditions or limitations, or that the member no longer be permitted to practice. The Committee is also responsible for hearing applications for reinstatement by members whose certificate of registration was revoked following incapacity proceedings.

Fitness to Practice Committee Members: 2020-2021

Philip RicciardiCouncil, Chair
Paula Conforti   Council
Graeme GoebelleCollege, Public Member
Duncan DayCollege
Julie Goldenson College

Discipline Committee

The statutory Discipline Committee conducts hearings into allegations of misconduct and/or incompetence, referred by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee. The Committee also is responsible for holding hearings of applications for the reinstatement of a certificate of registration which has been revoked as a result of a disciplinary proceeding.  The Discipline Committee is composed of a number of members of the profession representing the wide range of areas of professional practice as well as all members of the College Council both public and professional.

Discipline Committee Members: 2020-2021

Janice Currie Council, Chair
Wanda Towers    Council
Paula Conforti       Council
Philip Ricciardi     Council
Michael GrandCouncil
Marilyn Keyes      Council
Joyce Isbitsky   Council
Denise Milovan  Council
Adrienne PerryCouncil
Jessy Zita    Council, Public Member
Graeme GoebelleCouncil, Public Member
Emad Hussain   Council, Public Member
Paul Stopciati
Nancy TkachukCouncil, Public Member
Robert GauthierCollege
Lynette EuletteCollege
Jan HeneyCollege
Nina JosefowitzCollege
Maggie Mamen  College
Melanie MorrowCollege
Mary Ann MountainCollege
Donna ReistCollege
Anthony Hopley  College
Sandra JacksonCollege

Quality Assurance Committee

The statutory Quality Assurance Committee is responsible for the implementation of the College’s Quality Assurance Program including continued professional development. It is composed of at least two professional and one public member of Council, and at least two members of the College who are not on Council. The Committee is responsible for the development, monitoring and auditing of the Self-Assessment Guide and Professional Development Plan, mandatory Continued Professional Development and the Peer Assisted Review process. It also advises the College Council on policies and guidelines related to Quality Assurance.

Quality Assurance Committee Members: 2020-2021

Michael MindenCollege, Chair
Marilyn KeyesCouncil
Joyce IsbitskyCouncil
Nancy TkachukCouncil, Public Member
David HowardCollege
Lynn Laverdière-Ranger

Client Relations Committee

The statutory Client Relations Committee advises the Council on the College’s Client Relations Program including measures for preventing sexual abuse of clients by practitioners. It is composed of at least two professional and two public members of Council and at least two members of the College who are not on Council.  The Client Relations Committee administers the College’s Funding for Therapy or Counselling Program for Patient/Client Victims of Sexual Abuse by a Member and develops educational materials for members including guidelines for the conduct of members with their clients, training for College staff and the provision of information to the public.

Client Relations Committee Members: 2020-2021

Kofi-len BelfonCollege,  Chair
Janice Currie    Council
Adrienne PerryCouncil
Emad HussainCouncil, Public Member
Jessy Zita Council, Public Member
Melanie MorrowCollege
Rosemary BarnesCollege

Finance and Audit Committee

This non-statutory Committee assists the Council in fulfilling its fiduciary duties of overseeing the College’s finances, ensures that financial statements are reasonable and that internal controls are adequate. The Committee is composed of the College President, one professional and two public members of Council and one professional, non-Council member.  The Finance and Audit Committee does the initial review and approval of the draft annual budget meets with the auditor to review the audited financial statements and discuss any recommendations arising. In performing its role, the Finance and Audit Committee reviews and makes recommendations to Council regarding the College’s banking practices, investments, levels of approval and disbursement procedures relating to purchased goods and services, major capital budget and facilities expenses and any other matters related to financial policies.

Finance and Audit Committee Members: 2020-2021

Michael Grand    Council, Chair
Janice CurrieCouncil
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member
Graeme GoebelleCouncil, Public Member
Alana HolmesCollege

Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination Committee

The non-statutory Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination Committee provides advice to Council on matters respecting the Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination (JEE) and is responsible for item development, test construction, and standard setting.  This Committee is composed of one public member of Council as well as nine members of the profession with knowledge and expertise with regard to the legislation, standards and ethics of the profession.

Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination Committee Members: 2020-2021

Mary Ann MountainCollege, Chair
Tae HartCollege, Chair
Michelle Peterson-Badali  College
Pierre Ritchie          College
Carole Sinclair College
Angela Troyer   College
Audrey CooleyCollege
Gilles HébertCollege
Donna FergusonCollege
Jessy ZitaPublic Member