Announcement: New Registrar

The Alberta College of Occupational Therapists is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Baird as Registrar and Complaints Director of the College effective January 21, 2019. Marianne joins the College from Alberta Health Services, where she has held the position of Program/Project Manager, Interprofessional Practice for the past 6 years.

“Marianne has served with distinction at a senior leadership level within Alberta’s health care system “, says Elizabeth Taylor, College President, “and she brings unique skills and experience to advance the implementation of the College’s 2017-2021 Strategic Plan”.

Marianne is an occupational therapist and regulated member of ACOT. She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Alberta and maintains certification in project management. She succeeds Peter Portlock, who has served as interim Registrar since July 2018.

Renewal Opens January 1, 2019

You will be able to renew your practice permit online beginning on January 1, 2019 – February 28, 2019.

Your online continuing competence program must be completed before you renew.

Practice Permits must be renewed online at

  1. Click on “Member Login” on the homepage. You User ID is your College registration number. There is an online “forgot your password” prompt if required
  2. Follow the online instructions and complete the registration payment
    The fee for renewing your permit is $550.00 and can be paid by credit card or cheque. If you are paying by credit card, you will be able to submit your payment online. If you are paying by cheque you must ensure the cheque is received by the College no later than February 28, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

If you require more information on renewing your practice permit, contact Mallory Foreman at E: or T: 780.436.8381 x 101

Happy Holidays!

The College office will be closed from 4:00 p.m. on Friday December 21, 2018 until 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday January 2, 2019. Our best wishes to all for a healthy and peaceful holiday season!