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Council of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario

Ministry
Health
URL
www.collegeofnaturopaths.on.ca
Address
150 JOHN STREET, 10TH FLOOR
TORONTO
M5V3E3
Phone
416.583.6010
Fax
416.583.6011
Background
Naturopathy Act, 2007, S.O. 2007, Chapter 10, Schedule P, s. 5. (opens a new window)
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, Chapter 18 (opens a new window)
Function

The College regulates the profession of naturopathy in the public interest by ensuring that individuals have access to health 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 Naturopathy Act, 2007, 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 function in a quasi-judicial role with respect to the suspension and revocation of certificates of registration and practice in Ontario.

Membership

At least six and no more than nine members are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the College. At least five and no more than 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 of Council.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
• The Council meets six times for a full-day meeting and one of those has a second full day attached for orientation. • Each member of the Council is assigned to one or more committees of interest. There are 14 committees • Statutory Committees meet, on average, 8-14 times per year with an additional 8-10 days preparation time (8-24 days). • Non-statutory Committees meet, on average, 3-8 time per year. • All Council members who are not on ICRC are assigned to the Discipline Committee which meets in panels and, depending on whether the discipline process is contested or not could amount to 1 – 15 additional days but this is infrequent. • Public appointees should prepare for between 10 and 24 meeting days meeting days per year, on average. • Le Conseil tient 6 réunions d’une journée complète par année; à l’occasion de l’une de ces réunions, une deuxième journée complète d’orientation est également tenue. • Chaque membre du Conseil est affecté à au moins 1 comité. Il y a 14 comités au total. • Les comités statutaires se réunissent en moyenne de 8 à 14 fois par année et il faut également ajouter de 8 à 10 jours de temps de préparation (voire de 8 à 24 jours). • Les comités non statutaires se réunissent en moyenne de 3 à 8 fois par année. • Tous les membres du Conseil qui ne font pas partie du Comité des enquêtes, des plaintes et des rapports sont affectés au Comité de discipline, qui tient des réunions en groupes pouvant nécessiter de 1 à 15 journées additionnelles (ce qui est peu fréquent), selon que le processus disciplinaire est contesté ou non. • Les personnes ayant fait l’objet d’une nomination publique peuvent s’attendre à consacrer, en moyenne, de 10 à 24 journées par année aux réunions.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) DEAN CATHERWOOD
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) LISA FENTON
16-May-2021 - 15-May-2024
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) ASIFA BAIG
18-Jun-2021 - 17-Jun-2024
mississauga
4. Member (Part-Time) PAUL PHILION
08-Jul-2021 - 07-Jul-2024
sudbury
5. Member (Part-Time) SARAH GRIFFITHS SAVOLAINE
13-Aug-2021 - 12-Aug-2024
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) BROOK DYSON
10-Dec-2021 - 09-Dec-2024
collingwood
7. Member (Part-Time) TIFFANY LLOYD
04-Mar-2022 - 03-Mar-2025
napanee