To ensure that persons working in this specific health profession have the appropriate academic credentials and competencies for entry to practice.
The board must consist of: three persons elected from and by the denturists in accordance with the by-laws; and two persons appointed by the minister who are not denturists who represent the general public. A member of the board of directors of an association of denturists in the provinces is ineligible to be a director of the board. The board shall elect from among the elected members a chairperson and a registrar for the term set by the by-laws. The board will elect from among the elected members a chairperson and a registrar for the term set by the by-laws.
Diversity in the backgrounds, skills and experience of appointed Panel members can enhance the effectiveness of a Panel by bringing a wider range of perspectives and knowledge. Examples of such backgrounds may include:
The following attributes are important considerations in selecting members:
Board meetings generally last a minimum of hour and are held four to six times per year. Several hours in preparation for Board meetings is usually required.
A member may be elected for a term set by the by-laws which will not exceed three years and is eligible to be re-elected, but will not serve as a member for more than nine consecutive years. Where the term of office of a member of the board expires and a successor has not been elected or appointed, the member may continue to hold office until a successor is elected or appointed but the time served by that member will not be counted.