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Council Of The College Of Denturists Of Ontario

Ministry
Health
URL
www.denturists-cdo.com
Address
365 BLOOR STREET EAST, SUITE 1606
TORONTO
M4W3L4
Phone
(416) 925-6331 ext 227
Fax
(416) 925-6332
Background
DENTURISM ACT, S.O. 1991, C. 25, S. 5 (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 Denturism 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 Denturism 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 Denturists function in a quasi-judicial role with respect to the suspension and revocations of certificates of registration to practice in Ontario.

Membership

Between seven and eight members are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the college. Between five 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. The council elects annually a president from the public members and a vice-president from among the members of Council.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
• Council meets 4 times per year. • Generally, 6 hrs of preparation is required for Council meetings and 4 hrs per committee meeting. • Public appointees may be assigned to any of the statutory committees. Statutory Committees o Executive Committee 4 teleconferences, Prep: 2 hrs, Meeting: 1.5 hr o Discipline Committee: Panels of the Discipline Committee only meet if a matter for consideration arises. Time commitment varies with the character of the matter(s) considered. o Fitness to Practise Committee: Panels of the Fitness to Practise Committee only meet if a matter for consideration arises. Time commitment varies with the character of the matter(s) considered. o Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee: 12teleconferences, Prep: 4 hrs, Meeting: 1-2 hrs. o Patient Relations Committee: 0-6 in person/teleconferences meetings, Prep: 2 hrs, Meeting: 5 hrs o Quality Assurance Committee – Panel A: 5 teleconferences, Prep: 2 hrs, Meeting: 2 hrs o Quality Assurance Committee – Panel B: 2 teleconferences, Prep: 2 hrs, Meeting: 1-2 hrs o Registration Committee: 8-10teleconferences, Prep: 2 hrs, Meeting: 1-2 hrs Non-Statutory Committees o Qualifying Examination Committee: 7 teleconferences Prep: 1 hr, Meeting: 2 hrs; o Qualifying Examination Appeals Committee: 2 teleconferences, Prep: 1 hr, Meeting: 1 hr o Nominating Committee: 1 teleconference, Prep: 1 hr, Meeting: 2 hrs • The number of committee meetings per year ranges from 4 to 12, depending on the activity level of each committee • Public appointees may expect to attend 14-20 teleconferences.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL BAKSHY
01-Apr-2021 - 31-Mar-2022
vaughan
2. Member (Part-Time) ARIE VAN WIJNGAARDEN
03-Jun-2021 - 02-Jun-2022
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) GAGANJOT SINGH
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
ajax
4. Member (Part-Time) KRISTINE BAILEY
05-Mar-2020 - 04-Mar-2023
kitchener
5. Member (Part-Time) LILEATH CLAIRE
26-Sep-2020 - 25-Sep-2023
oakville
6. Member (Part-Time)
7. Member (Part-Time)