College Committees

Committees support the work of Council. Committees include elected and public members of Council, and kinesiologists who are not on Council.

Statutory committees

The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) requires the College to have in place the following committees:

The Executive Committee has all of the powers of Council between Council meetings with respect to any matter that requires immediate attention. Executive Committee cannot make, amend, or revoke a regulation or a by-law.

Members:

 

  • Ken Alger- College President and Committee Chair
  • Jennifer Pereira- College Vice-President
  • Jennifer Bushell
  • Mary Pat Moore
  • Michelle Young
The Registration Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining registration processes and resolution mechanisms of issues arising from applications for registration. The Committee reviews and assesses applications that are referred to it by the registrar, or referred back to it by the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. The Committee recommends to Council policies and procedures to ensure fair and transparent registration processes.

Members:

  • Ken Alger- Chair
  • Steve Anderson
  • Lori-Anne Beckford
  • Jennifer Bushell
  • Faith Delos-Reyes (non-Council committee member)
  • Alisha Gleiser (non-Council committee member)
  • Jessica Johnson (non-Council committee member)
  • Elwin Lau
  • Michelle Meghie
  • Mary Pat Moore
  • Stefanie Moser
  • Graydon Raymer
The Quality Assurance Committee develops and maintains programs and policies that ensure kinesiologists maintain their knowledge and skills.

Members:

  • Jennifer Pereira- Chair
  • Ken Alger
  • Nelson Amaral
  • Marilyn Bartlett
  • Lori-Anne Beckford
  • Jennifer Bushell
  • Derek DeBono
  • Susan Garfat (non-Council committee member)
  • Kalen Johnson
  • Graydon Raymer
  • Andrea Scrivener (non-Council committee member)
  • Michelle Young
The Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC) reviews concerns about a kinesiologist that are brought to the College's attention. These concerns can be in the form of complaints and/or mandatory reports.  

Members:

  • Marilyn Bartlett- Chair 
  • Nelson Amaral
  • Steve Anderson
  • Alex Burnaru (non-Council committee member)
  • Rosario Colomba (non-Council committee member)
  • Nicole DiFilippo
  • Kalen Johnson
  • Nicole Last (non-Council committee member)
  • Elwin Lau
  • Chad McCleave
  • Ryan Wight
  • Michelle Young
The Discipline Committee considers allegations of professional misconduct or incompetence that are referred by the ICRC for a hearing. 

Chair: Ken Alger
All Council members are members of the Discipline Committee and panels of the Committee are appointed by the chair to conduct a hearing.
Non-Council committee members: Denis Beaulac, Rosario Colomba, Chris Serran, Richard Wotherspoon

The Fitness to Practise Committee holds hearings to determine if a kinesiologist is physically or mentally incapacitated. 

Chair: Ken Alger
All Council members are members of the Fitness to Practise Committee and panels of the Committee are appointed by the chair to conduct a hearing.

The Patient Relations Committee is responsible for developing, implementing and administering the Patient Relations Program. The program includes measures for preventing or dealing with the sexual abuse of patients/clients, including educational requirements for kinesiologists; guidelines for the conduct of kinesiologists with their patients/clients; training for the College’s staff; and providing information to the public. The Patient Relations Committee also administers the funding for therapy for sexual abuse victims.

Members:

  • Michelle Young- Chair
  • Steve Anderson
  • Derek DeBono
  • Kalen Johnson
  • Jonathan Kwok (non-Council committee member)
  • Michelle Meghie
  • Mary Pat Moore
  • Stefanie Moser
  • Jennifer Pereira
  • Renee Raymond (non-Council committee member)

Non-statutory committees

Committees that support the work of the College but that are not required under the RHPA are called non-statutory committees. The College has created the following non-statutory committees:

The Planning and Finance Committee provides guidance and advice to ensure the College's financial stability.

Members:

  • Chad McCleave - Chair
  • Nelson Amaral
  • Kalen Johnson
  • Stefanie Moser
  • Jennifer Pereira
The Examination Committee is responsible for managing the entry-to-practice exam. This Committee is made up of kinesiologists and academic representatives.  

The Item Writing Committee is responsible for developing exam questions. This Committee is made up of kinesiologists and academic representatives.

The Examination Appeals Committee is responsible for hearing appeals from candidates who fail the entry-to-practice exam.

Members:

  • Michelle Meghie - Chair
  • Nicole DiFilippo
  • Chad McCleave
The CKO-Universities Liaison Committee serves as a forum for discussion between the College and academic institutions. Members of this Committee are drawn from the various universities and colleges offering kinesiology or similar programs.