Council of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
3080 YONGE STREET, SUITE 5060, BOX 71
- (416) 975-5347
- (416) 975-8394
- Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, S.O. 1991, C. 19, S. 5 (opens a new window)
- Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18, Sched. 2 (opens a new window)
The college regulates the professions of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in the public interest by ensuring that individuals have access to services provided by competent health professionals, and that individuals are treated with sensitivity and respect in their dealings with health professionals. Members of the college are governed in accordance with the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991, the Health Professions Procedural Code, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the regulations and by-laws of the college. The college develops and maintains standards of practice, entry to practice requirements, standards of professional ethics, and promotes and develops standards for continuing competence among the members. Various committees of the College of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology function in a quasi-judicial role with respect to the suspension and revocations of certificates of registration to practice in Ontario.
Between eight and nine members are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the college. Between six and seven members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council who are not members of the college, members of a college as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 or members of a council as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. Two members are selected, in accordance with a by-law made under section 11, from among members who are members of a faculty of audiology or speech-language pathology of a university in Ontario. The council elects annually a president and a vice-president from among the members.
There is no limitation in legislation.
- • Council meets 4 times per year; 1 full day for 3 meetings, 2 full days for 1 meeting. Preparation: 1 day per meeting o Quality Assurance Committee: 8 meetings per year; 1 full-day in person, 7 half day virtual meetings. Prep equals duration of meeting. o Registration Committee: 7 meetings a year; 1 full-day in person, 6 half day virtual meetings. Prep equals duration of meeting. o Inquiries, Complaints and Report Committee: 13 meetings per year, 12 half day panel virtual meetings, 1 full-day in person. Prep: 1 day per meeting. o Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee panels: 1 full day orientation. Meet as needed. o Executive Committee: 8 full-day, in person meetings per year. Prep: Half day per meeting o Patient Relations Committee: 3 half day meetings per year; 1 in-person, 2 half day virtual meetings. Prep: half day per meeting. o Practice Matters Committee: 3 meetings per year; 1 full-day in person, 2 half day virtual meetings. Prep: half day per meeting. o Finance Committee: 6 half day virtual meetings per year. Prep equals duration of meeting. • There is no minimum or maximum number of committees to which a public appointee may be assigned. Typically, each public appointee is assigned to 3 committees.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN LEITCH||
29-Aug-2019 - 28-Aug-2022
|2.||Member (Part-Time)||DONNA MOONEY||
06-Nov-2019 - 05-Nov-2022
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||MELANIE MOUSSA-ELARABY||
02-Apr-2020 - 01-Apr-2023
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||SHARI WILSON||
26-Sep-2020 - 25-Sep-2023
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||SATPAUL SINGH JOHAL||
13-May-2021 - 12-May-2024
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||SARA MOTTOLA||
10-Dec-2021 - 09-Dec-2024