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.
College Council 2016-2017
Back row, left to right: Eugema Ings RECE, François Bertrand, Susan Scoffin RECE, Anna Baas-Anderson RECE, Larry O’Connor, Nancy Roscoe RECE, Karen Guthrie RECE, Jason Powell, Stacey Lepine RECE
Middle row, left to right: Rosemary Fontaine, Sophia Tate RECE, Karen Damley CA CPA, Vera Niculena (Nici) Cole RECE, Susan Quaiff RECE, Madeleine Champagne, Barbara Brown RECE
Front row, left to right: Nerene Virgin, Ann Robichaud-Gagné, Richard (Dick) Winters RECE, Lois Mahon RECE, Susan (Darlene) Edgar RECE, Christine Forsyth
Absent: Lisa Lamarre RECE
Non-Council Committee Members
The following members of the College served on committees as non-Council members:
Laura Urso RECE, Vice-Chair – Registration Committee
Patti Rowland RECE, Vice-Chair – Standards of Practice Committee
Sasha Fiddes RECE, Vice-Chair – Discipline Committee, Fitness to Practise Committee
Diane Laframboise RECE – Discipline Committee, Fitness to Practise Committee
Kath Gradwell RECE – Discipline Committee, Fitness to Practise Committee
Kim Cole RECE – Standards of Practice Committee
Lorna Connolly RECE – Registration Appeals Committee
Patricia Doyle RECE – Complaints Committee
Purvi Manek RECE – Registration Committee
Rachael Hardy RECE – Registration Appeals Committee
Rachelle Campbell RECE – Complaints Committee
Tana Corbeil RECE – Complaints Committee
2017 Election Results
On June 14, 2017, Darlene Edgar RECE and Stacey Lepine RECE were elected President and Vice-President, respectively, for the 2017-2018 Council.
Below are the results of the 2017 College elections conducted in District 1 – North and North-East Region, District 2 – East Region, and District 6 – Central West Region. These council members also took office on June 14, 2017.
|Electoral Districts||Council Members|
|1 – North and North-East Region||Lori Huston RECE
Laura Urso RECE
|2 – East Region||Julie Cyr RECE|
|6 – Central West Region||Cynthia (Cyndy) Jefferson RECE
Kristine Parsons RECE
The next election of Council members is on April 26, 2018 in District 3 – South East Region, District 4 – Central East Region, and District 8 – South West Region.