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Disciplinary Panel of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chiropractic Board


Health and Community Services


Subsection 21(4) of the Chiropractors Act, 2009


No Remuneration


To hear complaints regarding licensed chiropractors.


The board shall appoint at least five chiropractors who are not members of the board, one of whom will be appointed to serve as chairperson, and the minister will appoint at least two persons who are not chiropractors to represent the public interest.

Competency Profile:

Diversity in the backgrounds, skills and experience of appointed disciplinary panel members can enhance the effectiveness of a Board by bringing a wider range of perspectives and knowledge. Examples of such backgrounds may include:

  • Strategic Management and Organizational Change
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Public Relations
  • Public Sector Administration
  • Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Labour Relations
  • Executive Experience
  • Engineering Expertise
  • Education
  • Financial Expertise/Literacy
  • Legal Expertise


The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:

  • General understanding of self-regulation
  • Interest in health care
  • Previous board/disciplinary panel experience
  • High ethical standards and integrity
  • Appreciation of the responsibilities to the public
  • Flexible, responsive and willing to consider others’ opinions
  • Capable of a wide perspective on issues
  • Ability to listen and work as a team member
  • No direct or indirect conflict of interest
  • Strong reasoning skills

Time Commitments:

Panel members are only required if there is a disciplinary matter or upon the call of the Chair. A disciplinary matter will require approximately one week of dedicated time (hearing, deliberations and writing of the decision).


Of the members first appointed to the disciplinary panel, one half will be appointed for a term of two years and the remainder for a term of three years and all subsequent appointments of members will be for a term of three years. Notwithstanding the term of his or her term, a member of the panel continues to be a member until he or she is re-appointed or his or her replacement is appointed. Persons appointed to the panel may be reappointed.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
Cull, Mr. Dwayne MemberMinisterial2015-10-292018-10-28
Gaulton, Ms. Marjorie MemberMinisterial2015-10-292018-10-28

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