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Reminder: Notice of Election and Call for Nominations

April 24, 2019

From June 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019, the College of Midwives of Ontario will be holding an election of professional members to serve on its Council.

There are currently three professional member positions open to serve three-year terms. We are looking for engaged and motivated members of the profession to run for election. All eligible members are invited and encouraged to apply. Help contribute to the regulation of midwifery in Ontario and serve the public interest!

For more information about the election process, eligibility, and nominations see the 2019 Elections Guide.

New Eligibility Requirement for 2019

In accordance with College by-laws approved by Council in the fall of 2018, successful completion of the College’s training program related to the duties, obligations, and expectations of being a Council Member is now an eligibility requirement.  The Governance Education Modules (GEM) is an educational training program that provides an overview of governance as it relates to the regulation of midwifery in Ontario and is delivered through online self-study.

The GEM program consists of a study aid the ‘Governance Manual’, three online modules and three short ‘completion quizzes’ corresponding to each module.  Completion of modules will take approximately an hour and are available through the College website under ‘Resources’ or by clicking the link here.

The deadline for returning election nomination forms to the College is 5:00 pm on May 1, 2019.

For more information regarding the elections please contact the Council Coordinator, Zahra Grant at 416-640-2252 ext. 227 or by email at