The term in office for a councillor is three years. Regulated OTs of the College are eligible to stand for election if they have practiced occupational therapy for a minimum of one year. To stand for election, a regulated OT must complete a nomination form. Regulated OTs interested in standing for election or requiring more information should contact the Chair, Nominations Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are governed by a Council that includes occupational therapists elected by their peers, and members of the public appointed by the Alberta government. To learn more about council discussions and decisions, look at our Council Minutes or our Directory of Motions.
Under the Health Professions Act (HPA), ACOT’s Council is responsible for governing the profession in the public’s interest. Council carries out this responsibility by developing and adhering to the Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics and Bylaws.