The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) is pleased to announce the acclamation of three Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) to CMTO’s Council. In accordance with the by-laws, an election was planned for Districts 1, 6 and 9. However, the College received only one nomination for each of the three Districts. The following registrants were acclaimed in their electoral districts:
In District 1, Karen Sosnowski, RMT, was acclaimed.
In District 6, Jennifer Da Ponte, RMT, was acclaimed.
In District 9, Lesley Hargreaves, RMT, was acclaimed.
CMTO’s 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 1991, and CMTO’s by-laws. The Council and its members have a collective and individual legal responsibility to ensure that the College administers the RHPA. Council also has a specific duty to serve and protect the public interest in accordance with the objects or purposes of the RHPA.
CMTO welcomes Karen, Jennifer, and Lesley to Council for a three-year term, commencing at the February 14, 2017 Council meeting.