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Council Of The College Of Respiratory Therapists Of Ontario

Ministry
Health
URL
www.crto.on.ca
Address
SUITE 2103, 180 DUNDAS STREET WEST
TORONTO
M5G1Z8
Phone
(416) 591-7800
Fax
(416) 591-7890
Background
RESPIRATORY THERAPY ACT, S.O. 1991, C. 39, S. 6 (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 Respiratory Therapy 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 Respiratory Therapy 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 Respiratory Therapists 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 ten members who are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the college. Between five and eight 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
• Council meets 4 times per year. • Typically public members are assigned to 1 or 2 statutory committees in accordance with the by-laws. o Executive Committee: 2 public members; 4 meetings per year – 1 in person full day meeting + 3 half-day meetings via teleconference. o Registration Committee: At least 1 public member; 3 meetings per year – In-person, full day; 20 panels/year – 1 hr in length, teleconference. o ICRC Committee: 1 meeting per year – In-person, full day; 50 panels/year (20 per appointee) – 1 hr in length, teleconference Committee must include at least 2 public members of Council; All Panels must include at least 1 public member. o Quality Assurance: 3 meetings per year – In-person, full day; 12 panels/year – 1 hr in length, teleconference Committee and all Panels must include at least 1 public member of Council. o Patient Relations: At least 1 public member of Council 3 meetings per year – In-person, full day. o Discipline/Fitness-to-Practise: 2 hearings per year – in-person, 1 full day in length. All hearings must include at least 2 public members.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) JEFFREY SCHILLER
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2022
delaware
2. Member (Part-Time) YVETTE WONG
17-Oct-2019 - 16-Oct-2022
scarborough
3. Member (Part-Time) KIM MORRIS
13-Sep-2020 - 12-Sep-2023
val caron
4. Member (Part-Time) ALLISON PEDDLE
26-Aug-2021 - 25-Aug-2024
brampton
5. Member (Part-Time) ANDRIY KOLOS
26-Oct-2021 - 25-Oct-2024
etobicoke
6. Member (Part-Time) DEREK CLARK
29-Oct-2021 - 28-Oct-2024
caledon
7. Member (Part-Time)
8. Member (Part-Time)