Current Council Elections

We are currently seeking nominations from RPs practising in the following electoral districts:

  • District 2 (North)
  • District 3 (East)
  • District 4 (Central East)

The nomination period closes on April 20th at 12:00 noon. To nominate yourself or one of your peers, complete the Candidate Nomination & Information package by this deadline.

Sign up for a free elections webinar to learn more

Are you curious about what it’s like to run for and serve on CRPO Council? Want more insight into what a day in the life of a Council member looks like? On April 7, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, attend a webinar hosted by Council members Andrew Benedetto and Kali Hewitt-Blackie and learn all about what it means to nominate yourself and serve as a Council member. Click here to register.

About CRPO Council

Council is the governing body of the CRPO and is composed of

  • at least six and no more than nine elected members of the College from regions across the province
  • at least five and no more than eight public members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor-in-Council

The Council governs the profession in the public interest, striving to ensure that professional practice standards, including the professional conduct of CRPO registrants, are maintained and enhanced; and that registrants are supported in their continuing professional development.

Council Elections

By participating in the election of Council members, either as a candidate or through voting, every CRPO registrant has an opportunity to influence the future of the practise and regulation of psychotherapists in Ontario. Elections are held annually in May or June in accordance with CRPO by-laws.

If you would like to nominate yourself to run in an upcoming election, please download the Candidate Information & Nomination Package. If you have any questions about Council elections or becoming a Council member, please email elections@crpo.ca or watch the video below.

Term of office: maximum of three years. Council members may not serve more than three terms (nine consecutive years).

Council Meetings: Four to six per year, held in person at the CRPO.

Committees & Time Commitment: Each council member is appointed to one or more committees. Each committee has specific functions that are governed by provincial legislation. Time commitment for each committee varies. Please see the detailed breakdown of council member time commitment here.

Expenses & Remuneration: Elected council members will be reimbursed for travel expenses, including hotel accommodation if required, and will receive per diem remuneration for attendance at Council and committee/panel meetings.