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♦ Join ACSLPA Council – Nominations Open!

This is Your Opportunity to Join ACSLPA Council
Nominations Now Open!

Nominations close Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Direct link to Nomination Form

Member of Council Nomination Information

ACSLPA Council serves as the governing body of the College and fulfills specific roles and responsibilities set out in the Health Professions Act.  This includes:

  • ensuring  regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists in a manner that protects and serves the public of Alberta;
  • establishing and monitoring compliance with the strategic plan and governance policies of the College;
  • exercising oversight of the financial affairs of the College;
  • approving standards of practice, code of ethics, practice guidelines and other College documents;
  • responding to proposals and recommendations brought forward to Council;
  • proposing changes to governing legislation; and
  • leading and guiding the professions and practice of speech-language pathology and audiology.
  • Training and support is provided.

As a Member of Council your benefits include . . .

  • being directly involved in the important decisions that shape your profession;
  • learning invaluable information regarding your College and its interactions with other organizations;
  • gaining skills in the areas of governance of self-regulated professions, strategic planning/monitoring, development/evaluation of policies and programs, financial planning/ monitoring, leadership, collaboration and teamwork;
  • attending the ACSLPA Conference at no cost; and
  • receiving credit towards your SAC continuing education hours.

As a Member of Council, you can expect . . .

  • attend five meeting per year, participation through videoconferencing is available, travel and accommodation expenses are covered and an honorarium is available;
  • attend the ACSLPA Members’ Forum typically held in conjunction with the ACSLPA Conference; and
  • some committee-related work may be necessary, although most meetings are held by teleconference or videoconference.

2019 Opportunities

There are 2 (two) Member of Council positions available as of January 1, 2019. The term for an elected Member of Council is three years. An elected Member of Council is eligible for election for a maximum of two consecutive terms.


  • Nominee must be a Regulated Member of the College in good standing;
  • Nominee cannot currently be serving as a director, officer, or employee of a related professional association or labour union.

For more information on roles and responsibilities of serving on Council, download the ACSLPA Member of Council Job Description or contact the Nominations Committee:

Genevieve Cloutier, R.SLP          
Beverly Collisson, R.SLP              
Sherri Garries, R. Aud                   
Susan Rafaat, R.SLP (ex officio)


Simply complete the secure form below

Or click the link below to download the Fillable Microsoft Word file to your computer, open the file, complete all of the fields, print, scan and send to
2019 ACSLPA Councillor Nomination Form

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