College Council

The College is governed by a Council of 24 members who oversee policy development and the administration of College affairs. Council and its committees make decisions relating to entry to practice requirements, ethical and professional standards, professional misconduct, incompetence and incapacity. Of the 24 Council members, 14 are RECEs elected by their peers and 10 are publicly appointed by the Ontario government.


Back row, left to right: Dick Winters RECE, Susan Scoffin RECE, Heather Yeo RECE, Nerene Virgin, Anna Baas-Anderson RECE, François Bertrand, Eugema Ings RECE, Larry O’Connor 

Middle row, left to right: Lisa Lamarre RECE, Rosemary Fontaine, Barbara Brown RECE, Karen Damley, Ann Robichaud-Gagné, Stacey Lepine RECE, Vera Niculena (Nici) Cole RECE, Susan Quaiff RECE, Sophia Tate RECE

Front row, left to right: Christine Forsyth, Susan (Darlene) Edgar RECE​, Lois Mahon RECE, Valerie Sterling RECE

Absent: Madeleine Champagne, Nermin Foda, Jason Powell

Public Appointees and Non-Council Committee Members
There were no new public Council member appointments in 2015-2016.

The following RECEs served on committees as non-Council members:
Francine Beaudoin RECE – Registration Committee
Rachelle Campbell RECE – Complaints Committee
Kim Cole RECE – Standards of Practice Committee
Patricia Doyle RECE – Complaints Committee
Sasha Fiddes RECE – Discipline / Fitness to Practise Committee
Andrew Glenfield RECE – Discipline / Fitness to Practise Committee
Rachael Hardy RECE – Registration Appeals Committee
Diane Laframboise RECE – Registration Appeals Committee
Purvi Manek RECE – Registration Committee
Mikwa Lucie Kasongo RECE – Discipline / Fitness to Practise Committee
Patti Rowland RECE – Standards of Practice Committee

Results of the 2016 Election
The College conducted elections in District 5 – Toronto and District 7 – Hamilton/Niagara Region in 2016. The following four members of the College were elected or acclaimed to Council:

Electoral Districts

Council Members

5 – Toronto

Karen Guthrie RECE
Nancy Roscoe RECE
Richard (Dick) Winters RECE

7 – Hamilton/Niagara Region

Susan (Darlene) Edgar RECE 

The next election of Council members will take place in April 2017 in District 1 – North and North East Region, District 2 – East Region, and District 6 – Central West Region

Learn more about Council elections here