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Appointments are for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2020, ending December 31, 2022. Compensation, including reasonable expenses, is provided.
Appointed members serve on College committees
Appointed members participate in decision-making in the public interest and implement and support committee and board decisions. Appointed members commit to attending meetings, maintaining confidentiality, preparing for meetings by reviewing materials and undergoing training. Appointed members can expect to attend 4 in-person Council meetings and approximately 3-8 in-person and or teleconference meetings per year, which often means arranging personal or work schedules to meet the time commitments involved.
Appointed Discipline Committee Members serve on professional misconduct hearing panels
Appointed Discipline Committee Members participate in decision-making in the public interest on panels for hearings into allegations of professional misconduct, they deliver disciplinary order reprimands and write discipline decisions. Appointed members commit to maintaining confidentiality and undergoing training. Discipline Committee Members can expect to attend approximately 1 - 4 hearings per year, which may mean arranging personal or work schedules to meet the time commitments involved. Attendance at other board, Committee or strategic planning meetings is not included in the role.
Eligibility requirements and values and attributes of appointed members
To be eligible, you must be registered and in good standing with the College and meet the eligibility requirements for Appointed Members as set out in Article 12.2 of the College's By-laws and the Appointed Committee Member Policy.
In addition to the eligibility requirements, appointed members must possess the following values and attributes:
Applicants may have the following experience, skills and knowledge, or be willing to learn them during the appointment:
To apply, please email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 30, 2019
A telephone interview for selected candidates will be held with the College's Executive Committee on November 18, 2019.
The Executive Committee will make recommendations regarding appointments to Council at its meeting on December 2 - 3.