Serving on Council has given me a unique opportunity to make a difference in my profession and the Albertans that we serve. It has also provided me with phenomenal personal development opportunities that I will continue to use throughout my career and personal life.
– Jessica Cherwick, ENP
Would you or a fellow ENP or MRT like to make a positive difference in public protection and advancement of the professions regulated by the ACMDTT?
Nominations are now open for four Council positions over the 2020 to 2023 term. ACMDTT is seeking nominations for members representing: ENP, MRT(NM) and two from any specialty regulated by the College.
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Council members gain:
- An opportunity to impact how the profession serves Albertans.
- Governance training, networking and professional development opportunities.
- Insight and involvement with key statutory committees and Council Workgroups.
- Complimentary registration to the ACMDTT conference, as well as an honorarium.
- Meetings are five times per year, four in-person (including the ACMDTT Conference) and one teleconference.
- All meetings are in Edmonton and run Friday evening and all-day Saturday.
- Participation in Council Workgroups, which typically meet by teleconference or web conference at least once per month.
The ACMDTT Council consists of 11 members: eight regulated members and three public members who are appointed by the Alberta government.
In accordance with the Bylaws, the four open positions must be filled as follows:
- Nuclear Medicine (1)
- Electroneurophysiology (1)
- Any specialty (2)
The elected members will serve three-year terms from July 1, 2020-June 30, 2023.
Election results will be announced at the Membership Meeting being held during CONNECT 2020 on May 1.
Interested in seeing what happens during a Council meeting? Pre-register to attend a portion of the November meeting, taking place on November 29-30, 2019. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Space is limited.
All nomination applications must be submitted with the understanding that any part may be published in the College newsletter and/or on the website. The Nominations Committee will interview applicants and recommend successful applicants to the Council for the purposes of moving them to elections.
Submission deadline: December 4, 2019
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- Meetings are planned to avoid interfering with regular work hours whenever possible.
- Council Workgroups typically meet by teleconference or web conference at least once per month. Meetings usually last 1-2 hours.
- All travel, meals and accommodation expenses for attending Council meetings are covered by the College.
- Each meeting includes ongoing education, mentoring and the opportunity to network with peers from other specialties within the College.
- Council members receive an honorarium at the end of each Council year. No additional honorarium is given for participation on committees or with Workgroups.
- Many Council members use vacation days or plan their shifts around Council meetings.
Council Member Role
- Determine and understand the expectations of the organization
- Set the policies and broad directions of the organization
- Govern the financial affairs through policy
- Ensure compliance with legislated requirements outlined under the Health Professions Act (HPA)
- Review and bring forward issues of major strategic importance to the organization
- Ensure succession planning in the leadership of the organization
- Evaluate the CEO/Registrar’s and Council’s own performance
- Be positive advocates for the organization and speak with a unified voice once decisions have been made
Workgroup and Committee Information
The Governance Workgroup assists Council in fulfilling its responsibility for maintaining high standards of governance by developing, monitoring, and making recommendations to Council on guidelines, policies, procedures, bylaw changes and any other documents required by Council from time to time which are consistent with the Act and the Regulations guiding the College.
The Finance and Audit Workgroup’s primary focus is on the qualitative aspects of financial reporting and existing organizational process to manage business/financial risk and to ensure compliance with all applicable legal, ethical and regulatory requirements.
The CEO Evaluation Workgroup meets to perform a formal evaluation of the CEO to be presented to the Council annually, based on the achievement of the Council’s mandate and non-violation of its Executive Limitations policies.
The Nominations Committee assesses nominees for Council through the use of a nomination form and an interview process, towards enhancing the continued effectiveness of Council.