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Election of Council

Council is the main governing and decision-making body of the College. The Council is comprised of no more than 17 members; nine professional members elected by members in the five districts, and a minimum of five and no more than eight public members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

Your participation, either by running as a candidate or casting a vote, will give you an opportunity to make an impact on the regulation of the traditional Chinese medicine profession in Ontario.

Nomination for District 2

The nomination deadline for the District 2 by-election for Council has passed. Due to the lack of nominations, the College is extending the deadline to submit the nomination package to November 8, 2018.

A by-election is being held for members practicing in District 2 – Central East (Counties of Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough, and Simcoe, the city of Kawartha Lakes, and the regional municipality of Durham). This position will fill one vacant seat on Council for the remainder of the term for District 2 (2018 – 2020).

Voting for District 2

The by-election will be held online. Only members from District 2 are eligible to vote. Voting instructions and a link to your electronic ballot will be sent to your preferred email address on or before December 7, 2018. The last day to vote is January 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Members can elect one candidate in District 2 - Central East (Counties of Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough, and Simcoe, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and the Regional Municipality of Durham). Elected members DO NOT represent the district nor do they promote or advocate for the profession. Their role serving on Council is to act in the public interest.

Nomination for District 3

For the 2018 year, three Council positions are available for members practicing in District 3 - Central (City of Toronto and Regional Municipality of York).

Nominations are now closed.

Voting for District 3

Elections are held online. Only members from District 3 are eligible to vote. Members may elect up to three candidates in District 3 - Central (City of Toronto and Regional Municipality of York). Elected members DO NOT represent the district nor do they promote or advocate for the profession. Their role serving on Council is to act in the public interest.

Voting is closed.

Results for District 3

Congratulations to Mr. Richard Guo Qing Dong, Mr. Lihui Guo and Ms. Feng Li Huang for being elected as members of Council. Click here for tallied results and statistics.

Term of Office

The term of office of a Member elected to Council is approximately three years, commencing with the first regular meeting of Council immediately following the election. A Member who has served on Council for nine consecutive years is ineligible for election to Council until a full three-year term has passed since that Member last served on Council.

District Election Year
1 & 2 2020    2023
3 2018    2021
4 & 5 2019    2022