A number of legislated committees support practitioners and the College Council by identifying issues important to the profession and making procedural and policy recommendations. Committee work is critical to the successful governance of the profession and is undertaken in support of the best interest of the public and practitioners.

Among other responsibilities, committee members:

  • research and analyze identified issues
  • propose possible actions and present implications to Council
  • draft policies and develop procedures
  • make policy recommendations to Council

The College has the following standing committees:

1. Professional Conduct Committee: Provides support to Council and the Registrar by carrying out activities related to the complaint process. Professional Conduct Committee Terms of Reference are available here.

2. Continuing Competence Committee: Provides support to Council and the Registrar by carrying out activities related to the development and implementation of the Continuing Competence Program. Continuing Competence Committee Terms of Reference are available here.

3. Registration Committee: Provides support to Council and the Registrar by carrying out activities related to applicant registration and practice permit renewals. Registration Committee Terms of Reference are available here.

The College also enlists a working group of regulated practitioners from each of the EMR, PCP and ACP disciplines. The Examiner Faculty proctors exams, with examiners at the PCP and ACP level being required to attend at least one PCP and ACP exam, and a minimum of two EMR exams each year.

You can become a vital ingredient in the College’s success by serving on a committee if you are:

  • in good standing with the College
  • an expert relative to the objective of the committee
  • interested in working toward the betterment of the profession
  • able to use problem solving techniques within a team environment
  • dedicated to completing assignments or tasks on time

Committees of Council

1.Governance and Nominations Committee: Provides support to Council by reviewing governance policies and ensuring organizational adherence to them as well as managing elections, including nomination activities, to ensure the election process conforms to required legislation, regulation and bylaws.

2.Performance Review Committee: Appointed by Council to review the Registrar/Executive Director performance.

3.Finance and Risk Management Committee: Reviews and recommends for Council annual operating budgets developed and presented by the Registrar/Executive Director; and supports development and implementation of risk management framework.

More information on these committees can be found in the Governance Policies.