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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 1

A by-election is being held for members practicing in District 1 – North East (Counties Kenora, Rainy River, Thunder Bay, Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Parry Sound, Nipissing, Timiskaming, and Sudbury; the district municipality of Muskoka; and the city of Greater Sudbury; the counties of Frontenac, Hastings, Lanark, Renfrew, Lennox and Addington; the united counties of Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry; and the cities of Prince Edward and Ottawa.)

Nominations are now closed.

Voting for District 1

Elections are held online. Ballots are sent to members by email on September 27, 2019. Voting closes on October 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Only members from District 1 are eligible to vote. Members can elect one candidate in District 1 – North East (Counties Kenora, Rainy River, Thunder Bay, Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Parry Sound, Nipissing, Timiskaming, and Sudbury; the district municipality of Muskoka; and the city of Greater Sudbury; the counties of Frontenac, Hastings, Lanark, Renfrew, Lennox and Addington; the united counties of Leeds and Grenville, Prescott and Russell, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry; and the cities of Prince Edward and Ottawa.)

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 4

For the 2019 year, two Council positions are available for members practicing in District 4 – Central West (Counties of Dufferin, Wellington, Haldimand, Brant and Norfolk, the regional municipalities of Halton, Niagara, Peel, and Waterloo, and the City of Hamilton.)

Nominations are now closed.

Voting for District 4

Elections are held online. Ballots are sent to members by email on September 27, 2019. Voting closes on October 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Only members from District 4 are eligible to vote. Members can elect two candidates in District 4 – Central West (Counties of Dufferin, Wellington, Haldimand, Brant and Norfolk, the regional municipalities of Halton, Niagara, Peel, and Waterloo, and the City of Hamilton.)

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 5

For the 2019 year, one Council position is available for members practicing in Electoral District 5 - West (counties of Essex, Bruce, Grey, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex, Huron, Perth, Oxford, and the regional municipality of Chatham-Kent.)

Nominations are now closed.

Voting for District 5

Elections are held online. Ballots are sent to members by email on September 27, 2019. Voting closes on October 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Only members from District 5 are eligible to vote. Members can elect one candidate in Electoral District 5 - West comprised of the counties of Essex, Bruce, Grey, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex, Huron, Perth, Oxford, and the regional municipality of Chatham-Kent.

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.

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