Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of PEI

The Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses governs the affairs of the College.

What is the function of the council?

Section 7(2) of the Regulated Health Professions Act (the "RHPA") describes the duties of the council of a college as follows:

  • to manage and conduct the business and affairs of the college; and
  • to exercise the college's rights, powers and privileges in the college's name and on the college's behalf.

Primary Role:  Non-adjudicative

Material Role: 

  • Strategic Development 
  • Advisory 
  • Professional Organization 
  • Managerial/Oversight 

How many people are on the council?

Section 7 of the RHPA provides that a council shall be comprised of at least six persons. As set out in the bylaws, this Council is comprised of nine persons, three public representatives and six member representatives. 

What are the requirements of council members?

Formal Qualifications

Dependant on position sought

Work & Experience Requirements
Dependant on position sought

Skills Required
Consistent with material role (see "Function" above)

What are the nomination requirements?

Subsection 7(5) of the RHPA provides that at least one third of the members of a council shall be public representatives appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The remaining two thirds of the members of a council are nominated by the membership of the College in accordance with its bylaws.

Will I get paid?

There is a per diem paid to members of the Council.

What is the time commitment of the council?

The Council meets approximately 3-4 times a year. Generally, materials are forwarded to members in advance of the meeting. The time required for each meeting, including a preparatory review of materials, is approximately 3-4 hours. Opportunities may exist for additional committee work.

The RHPA provides that the term of a member of a council shall not exceed three years. A member may serve more than one term of office but not more than six consecutive years. 

Council of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of PEI - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
John Timothy Goddard, Chair Queens County Dec 31, 2023 Dec 31, 2026
Nicole Blanchard, Vice-Chair Prince County Sept 11, 2022 Sept 10, 2025
Caroline Pardy Prince County June 30, 2023 June 30, 2026
Kacey Lamphier Prince County Sept 13, 2023 Sept 13, 2026
Anthony Carroll Queens County June 28, 2023 June 28, 2026
Paul Lalonde Queens County June 28, 2023 June 28, 2026
Khitam Taha Prince County Sept 13, 2023 Sept 13, 2026
Jessica Vollmer Queens County March 21, 2023 March 21, 2026
Lindsey Doucette Queens County Sept 11, 2022 Sept 10, 2025

How can I apply?                

If you would like to serve as a member of a provincial government agency, board, or commission (ABC) you can apply online through Engage PEI. 

Who can I contact?

Nursing Advisor
Health Policy and Programs

Published date: 
March 18, 2024
Executive Council Office

General Inquiries

Executive Council Office
5th Floor, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

General Inquiries:
Phone: 902-368-4502
Fax: 902-368-6118

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