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Call for New Subcommittee Members

October 18, 2021

The College is seeking two occupational therapists to join one of the Quality Assurance Subcommittee or the Practice Subcommittee.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, November 24, 2021.


Quality Assurance Subcommittee:

  • Key roles involve helping to develop learning objectives, key messages, and case scenarios for the annual Prescribed Regulatory Education Program (PREP) for occupational therapists.
  • Additionally, there are other opportunities to provide feedback on QA Program initiatives. 
  • The Subcommittee is currently seeking an occupational therapist who has worked in one of the following settings for the last 5 years:  Mental health, long-term care, or a family health team.

For more information about the Quality Assurance Subcommittee, please contact Sonia Mistry, Quality Assurance Project Lead at 416.214.1177 or 1.800.890.6570 x 221 or smistry@coto.org.

Practice Subcommittee:

  • Key roles involve helping to update, revise, and develop practice documents for occupational therapists.
  • Additionally, there are other opportunities to provide feedback on Practice Program initiatives. 
  • The Subcommittee is currently seeking an occupational therapist who has worked in one of the following settings for the last 5 years:  Community practice / direct service to clients in the areas of mental health, addictions, or psychotherapy.

For more information about the Practice Subcommittee, please contact Lesley Krempulec, Practice Consultant at 416.214.1177 or 1.800.890.6570 x 248 or lkrempulec@coto.org.

All candidates are to:

  • Be currently registered with the College.
  • Not be currently serving on the Board, Committees, or any other role in the College.
  • Understand the role and mandate of the College.
  • Have access to a secure and reliable internet connection that is not publicly accessible
  • Meet the eligibility criteria as per the – Policy on the Approval of Supervisors and Other Agents of the College



Additionally, the College considers:

  • Geographic location to try and balance district representation
  • Experience with virtual procedures, including interfacing with technology to attend meetings and review documents
  • Experience with committees, group work, collaboration
  • Experience writing guidelines and/or educational materials



Term and Time Commitment:

  • One 3-year term (with option to stand for an additional 3-year term) available with a start date of February 1, 2022
  • Attendance at 4-6 virtual meetings per year
  • A per diem is paid for meeting attendance and preparation time


The College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is committed to building, maintaining, and fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive committees and subcommittees.  We encourage those from equity-deserving groups to apply to our open positions, and endeavor to welcome and value the unique perspectives and experiences all new registrants bring to the work we do.  If you require accommodations to participate in our recruiting process, please let us know.


If you are interested in joining either subcommittee, please complete this form indicating your interest by November 24, 2021: surveymonkey.com/r/86MRDXM