Role of a Provincial Council Member
COUNCIL MEMBER ROLE
Act as Stewards of the public interest adhering at all times to the highest ethical standardswithout regard to personal interests.
Review meeting material and be prepared for each meeting, attend and actively participate at all
Review and bring forward issues of major importance to the Profession.
Respect the opinions and rights of other Council members during Council meetings.
A Positive Advocate for the College, speaking with a unified voice once decisions have been
made even if a contrary view was held during Council deliberations.
Recruit, orient and mentor new Council Members
COUNCIL LEGISLATED ROLE
The Governing body of a College is the Council.
A Council manages and conducts the activities of the college, exercises the rights, powers and
privileges and carries out the duties of the college in the name of and on behalf of the college and
carries out the powers and duties of the council under the HPA and Bylaws.
A Council may make Regulations, Bylaws, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for the
Must carry out its activities and govern its regulated members in a manner that protects and
serves the public interest
Must provide direction to and regulate the practice of the regulated profession by its regulated
Must establish, maintain and enforce standards for registration and of continuing competence
and standards of practice of the regulated profession
Must establish, maintain and enforce a code of ethics
Carry on the activities of the college and perform other duties and functions by the exercise of
the powers conferred by the HPA
May approve programs of study and education courses for the purposes of registration