Advisory Committee

The CAOT-BC Advisory Committee promotes information sharing and coordinated planning on provincial issues related to occupational therapy to further the development of the profession. 

Laura Bulk

Laura Bulk  (Chair)

gabrielle
Gabrielle Trepanier


Emma Smith

Andrea
Andrea McNeill

Sharon Campbell


Flora To-Miles


Les Smith 
   
(CAOT Board Director, BC)


Allison Patterson


Chelsea Gowan


Anica Villamayor



Karly Greczmiel

 

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Purpose:

The CAOT-BC Advisory Committee promotes information sharing and coordinated planning on provincial issues related to occupational therapy to further the development of the profession.

Frequency of Meetings:

The CAOT-BC Advisory Committee meets by teleconference bi- monthly or as required.

Reporting: 

The CAOT-BC Advisory Committee reports to the CAOT Board of Directors.  Copies of minutes of the British Columbia Advisory Committee meetings will be retained in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists National Office as well as with the Chair of the Committee.

Membership Composition:

The CAOT-BC Advisory Committee consists of a minimum of six members, including the Chair.  Members represent geographic and major practice areas in British Columbia. The role of Chair shall be decided upon by the members of the Advisory Committee.  The Managing Director of CAOT-BC and CAOT BC representative shall be members of the Advisory Committee.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Chair

  1. To solicit agenda items for meetings and prepare and disseminate the meeting agenda and other material to members (with assistance from CAOT-BC Managing Director).
  2. To chair meetings of the Committee.

Committee Members

  1. To prepare for and attend each meeting.
  2. To provide a regular report on current and anticipated activities of the represented region that relates to the development of the occupational therapy profession in British Columbia.
  3. To provide input into priorities and action for the work of CAOT-BC in the province of British Columbia.
  4. To liaise with members in the represented region to promote communication of information and participation in CAOT-BC initiatives.
  5. To participate in identifying and orienting a successor at the conclusion of a term of office.
  6. To evaluate the work of the Committee on an annual basis for continuous improvement.

Managing Director

  1. To prepare for and attend each meeting.
  2. To solicit agenda items for meetings and prepare and disseminate the meeting agenda and other material to members (with Chair).
  3. To ensure minutes are recorded and circulated to Committee members.
  4. To work with appropriate staff in National Office and provincial members to plan and coordinate activities that address priority needs identified in consultation with the CAOT-BC Advisory Committee.
  5. To represent CAOT-BC at meetings with members or external representatives.
  6. To prepare reports for the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Board of Directors