September 20, 2017

Call for non-council committee appointments

The College of Midwives of Ontario is seeking candidates for the role of non-Council member for appointment to its statutory committees.

In accordance with section 6.13 of the College’s General By-laws, a member is eligible for appointment to a statutory committee if on the date of the appointment:

  1. the member holds a certificate of registration other than a certificate in the Transitional class
  2. the member is not in default of payment of any fees prescribed by College by­law;
  3. the member is not the subject of any disciplinary or incapacity proceeding;
  4. the member has not been the subject of any professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity finding in the preceding three (3) years;
  5. the member’s certificate of registration has not been revoked or suspended in the preceding six (6) years for any reason other than non-­payment of fees;
  6. the member’s certificate of registration is not subject to a term, condition, or limitation imposed by either the Discipline Committee or the Fitness to Practice Committee;
  7. the member has not been director, board member, officer or employee of the Association of Ontario Midwives or the Canadian Association of Midwives in the previous 12 months.
  8. the member has not been a director, board member or owner of a midwifery educational institution in the previous 12 months.
  9. the member has not been disqualified from Council within the preceding three (3) years;
  10. the member is not a member of a council of any other college regulated under the RHPA;
  11. the member is not an employee of the College;
  12. the member is not in any default of returning any required form or information to the College; and
  13. the member principally practice or principally reside in Ontario.

In addition, as noted in the College’s Non-Council Committee Appointments policy, the Council may take the following into consideration when appointing non-council members to committees:

  • Practice demographics (e.g., geographic location in the province and size of practice)
  • Practice profiles (urban, rural, remote)
  • Years of practice in Ontario
  • Professional competencies
  • Years on Council as an elected professional member

The number of committee meetings and panels held per year varies depending on the committee (committee terms of reference can be found here); time commitments are outlined here.  Non-council members are compensated for their time and reimbursed for expenses.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the eligibility and expression of interest form, conflict of interest form as well as your résumé and letter of interest to Amy Fournier, Senior Coordinator, at a.fournier@cmo.on.ca by November 1, 2017.