Committees

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: 2024-2025

Ian NicholsonPresident
Peter BielingVice-President
Glenn WebsterCouncil
Fred SchmidtCouncil
Kendra ThomsonCouncil (Interim)
Scott WarnockCouncil, Public Member
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member

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: 2024-2025

Peter BielingCouncil, co-Chair
Fred SchmidtCouncil, co-Chair
Maggie ToplakCouncil
Kendra Thomson*Council
Conrad Leung*Council
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member
Nadia MocanCouncil, Public Member
Mary KalantzisCouncil, Public Member
Mark WatsonCollege
Sheila TervitCollege
Jasmine PetersonCollege
Kelly AnCollege
Nezihe ElikCollege
Gani BraimohCollege
Adrienne Perry*College
*Interim Appointments

Inquiries, 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: 2024-2025

Allyson HarrisonCollege, Chair
Jacob KaisermanCouncil
Rachel WayneCouncil
Kendra Thomson*Council
Scott WarnockCouncil, Public Member
Cenobar ParkerCouncil, Public Member
Esther VlessingCouncil, Public Member
Marilyn KeyesCollege
Naomi Sankar-DeleeuwCollege
Denise MilovanCollege
Tanaya ChatterjeeCollege
Karen MacleodCollege
Kirsten BarrCollege
Leah ZalanCollege
Lixian BaoCollege
Darlene WalkerCollege
Christie YaoCollege
Oliver FoeseCollege
*Interim Appointments

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: 2024-2025

Ian NicholsonCouncil, Chair
Glenn WebsterCouncil
Conrad Leung*Council
Esther VlessingCouncil, Public Member
Alan MacDonaldCollege
Sandra JacksonCollege
*Interim Appointments

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: 2024-2025

Janice CurrieCollege, Chair
Jacob KaisermanCouncil
Ian NicholsonCouncil
Fred SchmidtCouncil
Wanda Towers    Council
Peter BielingCouncil
Rachel WayneCouncil
David KurzmanCouncil
Maggie ToplakCouncil
Glenn WebsterCouncil
Kendra Thomson*Council
Conrad Leung*Council
Olivia Ng*Council
Nicole Neil*Council
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member
Nadia MocanCouncil, Public Member
Scott WarnockCouncil, Public Member
Esther VlessingCouncil, Public Member
Pascale GonthierCouncil, Public Member
Cenobar ParkerCouncil, Public Member
Mary KalantzisCouncil, Public Member
Robert GauthierCollege
Lynette EuletteCollege
Anthony Hopley  College
Michael GrandCollege
Robert SmithCollege
Pamela WilanskyCollege
Deirdre BoyleCollege
David GoldCollege
Michael MindenCollege
Maggie MamenCollege
Lyzon BabchishinCollege
Allison EadesCollege
*Interim Appointments

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: 2024-2025

David HowardCollege, Chair
Wanda TowersCouncil
David KurzmanCouncil
Glenn WebsterCouncil
Conrad Leung*Council
Pascale GonthierCouncil, Public Member
Nadia MocanCouncil, Public Member
Sabrina HassanCollege
Bruno LosierCollege
Melanie MorrowCollege
*Interim Appointments

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: 2024-2025

Esther VlessingCouncil, Public Member Chair
Jacob KaisermanCouncil
Rachel WayneCouncil
Olivia Ng*Council
Pascale GonthierCouncil, Public Member
Diana MandeleewCollege
Christine HegerCollege
Claude BalthazardCollege
*Interim Appointments

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: 2024-2025

Ian Nicholson  Council, Chair
David KurzmanCouncil
Paul StopciatiCouncil, Public Member
Cenobar ParkerCouncil, Public Member
Duncan DayCollege

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: 2024-2025

Jennifer McTaggartCollege, Chair
Ian NicholsonCouncil
Audrey CooleyCollege
Karina Royer-GagnierCollege
Donna FergusonCollege
Julie ParéCollege
Susan VandermorrisCollege
Scott WarnockCouncil, Public Member