Council Elections

2016 Election Results: Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4

District 1

Counties of Essex, Kent and Lambton (1 position):
Dr. Deborah Hellyer was elected

District 2 Counties of Elgin, Huron, Middlesex, Oxford, and Perth (1 position):
Dr. Robert Gratton was acclaimed
District 3 Counties of Bruce, Dufferin, Grey, Wellington, and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo (1 position):
Dr. Jerry Rosenblum was acclaimed
District 4 County of Brant and the regional municipalities of Haldimand-Norfolk, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth, and Niagara (2 positions):
Dr. Brenda Copps was re-elected
Dr. Scott Wooder was elected

Thank you to all the candidates who ran in the election.

Role of Council Members

Council members are elected to protect and serve the public interest. When elected to Council, Council members must bear in mind the tenets of self-regulation, and the College’s commitment to acting first and foremost in the interest of the public.

About Council

Dr. Carol LeetThe Council is the governing body of the College. The Regulated Health Professions Act stipulates that it consist of at least 32 and no more than 34 members. Council is composed of 16 elected physicians, three academic physician representatives and 13-15 members of the public who are appointed by government.

Term of office: Maximum three years for elected physician members. Councillors may not serve more than three terms (nine consecutive years).

Council meetings: Four or five per year.

Committees: Each Council member is appointed to at least one committee. Time commitments vary by committee.

See Council and Committees