The College of Massage Therapists is pleased to announce the results of its recent election to the Council of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. In accordance with By-law #2, elections were held in two districts:
District 5: Kim Westfall-Connor, RMT has been elected to Council.
District 7: Jane Wellwood, RMT has been re-elected to Council.
The Council is the governing body for all College affairs. The powers, responsibilities and duties of Council are described in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), the Massage Therapy Act (MTA) and the By-Laws of the College. The Council and its members have a collective and individual legal responsibility for ensuring that the College administers the legislation and related practice resources established by the Council. The Council has a specific duty to serve and protect the public interest in accordance with the objects of the RHPA.
The College wishes to thank all nominees for putting their names forward and participating in this important process which is central to self-regulation of the profession. We welcome both Kim Westfall-Connor and Jane Wellwood to Council for a three year term, commencing at the first regular Council meeting after the member has been elected.
Dated this 13th day of January 2015
Registrar & CEO