Committee Member – PLAR Committee

ActivityPLAR Committee  
RoleCommittee member  
No. of Positions1 public representative
AreaOperations – Entry-to-Practise  
DutiesThe PLAR Committee is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations regarding amendments to policies and procedures governing the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) program, considering and making decisions on PLAR program assessment results, and (within a Panel) reviewing and disposing of appeals of PLAR assessment decisions.    
Work VolumeThis is a new committee. Approximately 3, half day meetings are anticipated in the coming year, all of which will be conducted remotely (per diems provided). An additional 3 half-days of preparation time is also anticipated (unpaid). Meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis, based on conducted assessments.  
CompensationAs set out in the Council’s Per Diem Policy.  
Knowledge baseIn addition to the competency requirements set by the Council, the individual must have the following skills: Critical thinking/analytical skills. Attention to detail. Impartiality, objectivity, fair and consistent in approach.  
DisqualificationsThe following individuals would be disqualified from being appointed to this role: Sitting Council members. Sitting Registration Committee members. Individuals employed as an administrative faculty member or instructor at a naturopathic educational program (teaching assistants and clinic supervisors are exempted).Individuals employed by the College of Naturopaths of Ontario or any credentialing or language assessment agency.  
How to ApplyApplications may be submitted online through the College’s Volunteer Application Process.