Committee Elections, Appointments


On April 29, 2020, the Council appointed members from Council (including naturopaths and members of the public), non-Council naturopaths and public representatives to Committees. All appointments are for a one-year term. The only exception is the Executive Committee, the members of which are elected by the Council.

Statutory Committees



Statutory Committees are established pursuant to the Health Professions Procedural Code which is Schedule II of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. The following is a list of the Statutory Committees and the individuals appointed to those Committees by the Council.

Non-Statutory Committees



Non-statutory Committees are appointed by the Council of the College and are established under either a regulation made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007 or under the authority granted to the Council under the by-laws of the College. The following are the Non-statutory Committees and the individuals appointed to them by the Council.

   

Discipline Committee/Fitness to Practice Committee

From the Council
Shelley Burns, ND
Dean Catherwood, public member
Danielle O'Connor, ND
Dianne Delany, public member
Lisa Fenton, public member
Tara Gignac, ND
Samuel Laldin, public member
Jacob Scheer, ND
Jordan Sokoloski, ND (Chair)
George Tardik, ND

From the profession
Madeleine Elton, ND
Rick (Enrique) Olazabal, ND
Vaishnavi Sathiamoorthy, ND
Laure Sbeit, ND

Public Representative
Hanno Weinberger

Executive Committee (Elected)

Kim Bretz, ND: President (Chair)
Shelley Burns, ND: professional member-at-large
Samuel Laldin: public member-at-large
Brenda Lessard-Rhead, ND (Inactive): professional member-at-large
Barry Sullivan: Vice President (public member)

Inquiries, Complaints, and Reports Committee

From the Council
Kim Bretz, ND 
Brenda Lessard-Rhead, ND (Inactive)
Barry Sullivan, public member 

From the profession
Faisal Allie, ND
Sylvi Martin, ND
Erin Psota, ND (Chair)

Patient Relations Committee

From the Council
Samuel Laldin, public member (Chair)
Danielle O'Connor, ND

From the profession
Anthony Moscar, ND

Public Representative
Andrea Szmetz

Quality Assurance Committee

From the Council
Tara Gignac, ND 
Jordan Sokoloski, ND
Barry Sullivan, public member (Chair)

From the profession
Dielle Raymond, ND
Elena Rossi, ND

Public Representative
Shawn Bausch

Registration Committee

From the Council
Shelley Burns, ND
Dean Catherwood, public member
Danielle O'Connor, ND (chair)
Lisa Fenton, public member
Jacob Scheer, ND

From the profession
Laure Sbeit, ND

Public Representative
Brenda Brown


Terms of Reference are in Resources.


Audit Committee

From the Council
Lisa Fenton, public member
Jordan Sokoloski, ND

From the profession
Elena Rossi, ND (Chair)

Examination Appeals Committee

From the Council
Dianne Delany, public member (Chair)
George Tardik, ND 

From the profession
Erin Psota, ND

Nominations and Elections Committee

From the Council
Dianne Delany, public member
Brenda Lessard-Rhead, ND (Inactive)

From the profession
Gudrun Welder, ND (Chair)

Scheduled Substance Review Committee

From the Council

Kim Bretz, ND
Dean Catherwood, public member
George Tardik, ND (Chair)

From the profession
Jean-Jacques Dugoua, ND
Madeleine Elton, ND
Rick Olazabal, ND

Inspection Committee

From the Council
Tara Gignac, ND
Samuel Laldin, public member

From the profession
Pearl Arjomand, ND
Sean Armstrong, ND (Chair)
Rosemary Hnatiuk, ND


Terms of Reference are in Resources.