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.
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:
The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:
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.