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Council of the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario

Ministry
Health
URL
www.cdto.ca
Address
305 Milner Avenue, Suite 904
SCARBOROUGH
M1B3V4
Phone
(416) 438-5003
Fax
(416) 438-5004
Background
Dental Technology Act, S.O. 1991, C. 23, S. 4 (opens a new window)
Regulated Health Professions Act, S.O. 1991, c. 18, Sched. 2 (opens a new window)
Function

The college regulates the profession of Dental Technology 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 Dental Technology 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 Dental Technologists function in a quasi-judicial role with respect to the suspension and revocations of certificates of registration to practice in Ontario.

Membership

Seven members are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the college. At least five and no more than six 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. The council elects annually a president and vice-president from among the members.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
• There are usually 7 Council meetings per year (full days) see below for details. In addition, there is one half day of orientation for new council members this is virtual. o Council – 5 meetings per year (full days). - 1 in person, 4 virtual o Council Workshop – 2 sessions are planned per year before April and Sept Council meetings, in-person. • Public appointees are assigned to at least 1 statutory committee and as many as 3 if their time commitment permits. o Executive Committee - meets 6 to7 times per year (full or half days). Virtual o Examination Committee – meets 2 to 4 times per year virtually with one in person meeting annually (half days) (Non-Statutory Committee) o Registration Committee – meets 3 to 4 times per year virtually with one in person meeting annually (half days), prep time half day per meeting o Quality Assurance Committee - meet 4 times per year (half days) Virtual. o Patient Relations Committee - meets 2 to 3 timed per year (meetings are usually 1-2 hrs via teleconference. Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours ) o Fitness to Practise – meets as needed (half days) virtually o ICRC Committee – meets 4 to 8 times as needed (half days) virtually o Discipline Committee – meets as needed (full days) virtually or if requested in-person. o Recruitment Committee – meets 2 to 3 times per year virtually with one in person meeting annually (half days) (Non-Statutory Committee) o Ad-hoc Working group for SOP/Policies – meets 4 to 6 times per year virtually with one in person meeting annually (half days) (Non-Statutory)

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) POONAM SINGH
09-Apr-2021 - 08-Apr-2024
brampton
2. Member (Part-Time) ALLISON MALLOY
29-Jul-2021 - 28-Jul-2024
ottawa
3. Member (Part-Time) ROBERT SHAWYER
28-Nov-2021 - 27-Nov-2024
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) REHAN SIDDIQUI
10-Dec-2021 - 09-Dec-2024
mississauga
5. Member (Part-Time) ASIF KHAN
17-Feb-2022 - 16-Feb-2025
vaughan
6. Member (Part-Time)