2022 RCDSO Council Elections

The College is looking for leaders to join our Council (Board of Directors). Bring your talent and enthusiasm for strategic thinking; quality of patient care; financial planning; and policy development to the College to make decisions and set directions that enhance public interest protection.

If you are interested, our  for the upcoming Council election is now posted .

The deadline to apply is September 23 at 4:00 p.m. The  has more information about eligibility criteria, competencies, time commitment and important deadlines.

Information about the application process

We continue to strengthen our competency-based assessment process and are focused on enhancing the skill set and diversity of perspectives on Council. Applicants must meet  to be eligible to run for election to Council.

Council candidates must first demonstrate that they meet these competencies by completing the , which includes self-assessing against a list of Council and committee competencies, uploading a curriculum vitae and writing a brief statement of interest setting out why they wish to run, their qualifications and relevant experience

The determination about whether candidates can stand for election is made by the Eligibility Review Committee (ERC), composed of individuals external to the College with significant expertise in professional regulation and governance.

All candidates must also complete an  about the expectations and duties of Council and committee members, and the role of the College. The module takes 45 minutes to complete and will provide interested candidates insight into whether their skills, interests and experience are well suited for a role on Council and aligned with the College’s public interest mandate.

If you prefer to apply to serve on a College committee as a non-Council member, the online application will be posted on the College’s website in late September, and a call for applications will be sent out at that time.

Equity, diversity and inclusion

Equity, diversity and inclusion is a priority for the College. We encourage applications from minority populations, including persons of colour, Indigenous persons, individuals with disabilities, women, persons who identify as immigrants and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community.


Email  with your questions. We look forward to hearing from those interested in contributing to the profession and working collaboratively to advocate for patient safety and make decisions in the public interest.