Each Health Profession College is governed by a board referred to as a Council. Effective April 2021 each Council must be made up of 50% health professionals and 50% public members. Public members are appointed by the Government of Alberta.
The government also appoints a roster of public members who are eligible to be members of a Hearing Tribunal. If a a College believes that a health professional has behaved in an unprofessional manner the college Complaints Director will refer the matter to a Hearing Tribunal. Hearing Tribunals panels are made up of 50 % members of the profession and 50% public members.
More information, about Colleges and how they are governed is available in the Health Profession College section of this website. Click here
There you will also find a link to information on the Government of Alberta website regarding how to participate on a board.