Council of the Prince Edward Island Chiropractic Association

The Council regulates the practice of chiropractors in the province, promotes standards and safeguards the welfare of the public with regard to the services of chiropractors.

What is the function of the council?

  • (a) establishes initial and continuing educational, proficiency and other qualifications or requirements for licences;
  • (b) examine applicants and determine their entitlement to licences;
  • (c) approves applications for licences;
  • (d) establishes, or adopt from another regulating body in another jurisdiction, professional ethical guidelines and standards of practice respecting the practice of chiropractic; and
  • (e) monitors adherence to established guidelines and standards,investigate complaints, and exercise disciplinary action or professional remediation, by revocation, restriction or suspension of a licence, by reprimand, retraining requirements, fine or other means.

Primary Role:  Non-adjudicative

Material Role:

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

How many people are on the council?

The Council shall be composed of three members nominated by the Association and appointed by the Minister, of whom

  • (a) two shall be members of the Association; and
  • (b) one shall be a layperson representing the interests of the general public.

What are the requirements of council members?

Formal Qualifications
Dependent on the position sought.

Work & Experience Requirements
Dependent on the position sought.

Skills Required
Skills consistent with material role (shown above).

What are the nomination requirements?

The Association nominates and the Minister appoints. The one lay person position is that of representing the interests of the general public.

Will I get paid?

There is no remuneration.

What is the time commitment for the council?

Six hours (meetings and preparation). Increased time is required if significant issues arise.

A Council member shall be appointed for a two-year term, and may be re-appointed, i.e., total of four years. 

Council of the Prince Edward Island Chiropractic Association - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
Dr. David Whitty Queens County Feb 1, 2015 at pleasure
Dr. Rose Garrett Queens County Oct 2, 2014 at pleasure
Dr. Melissa Wicks-MacRae Queens County Feb 1, 2015 at pleasure

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.  

Published date: 
June 22, 2016
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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