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Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board - Disciplinary Panel


Health and Community Services


Subsection 15(4) of the Psychologists Act, 2005


No Remuneration


To hear complaints regarding registered psychologists.


The board shall appoint at least ten registered psychologists who are not members of the board, one of who shall be appointed to serve as chairperson, and the Minister shall appoint at least three persons who are not registered psychologists 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 at the call of the Chair. A disciplinary matter may require up to one week of dedicated time (hearing, deliberations and writing of the decision).


Of the members first appointed to the disciplinary panel, one half shall be appointed for a term of two years and the remainder for a term of three years and all subsequent appointments of members to the disciplinary panel will be for a term of three years.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
Daley, Ms. KaylaMemberMinisterial2015-10-292018-10-28
Gellidon, Ms. Catherine R. MemberMinisterial2015-10-292018-10-28
Tilley, Mr. Stephen MemberMinisterial2015-10-292018-10-28

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