Prince Edward Island Psychologists Registration Board

The purposes of the Board are:

  1. to regulate the practice of psychology by registrants and professional psychology corporations;
  2. to establish or adopt standards for the practice of psychology by registrants and professional psychology corporations; and
  3. to safeguard the welfare of the public with respect to the practice of psychology

What is the function of the board?

In addition to any other power conferred by this or any other Act,the Board may do such things as it considers appropriate to advance the purposes of the Board and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may:

  1. purchase, take in, lease, exchange, hire, construct and otherwise acquire and hold, sell, mortgage, hypothecate, lease out or otherwise deal with any real or personal property;
  2. draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, execute, and issue promissory notes, bills of exchange, warrants and other negotiable and transferable instruments;
  3. expend the moneys of the Board in the advancement of its purposes in the manner that it considers expedient;
  4. establish and maintain the offices and agencies that it considers expedient;
  5. invest and deal with any moneys and funds of the Board that are not immediately required, in the manner that it considers expedient;
  6. improve, manage, develop, exchange, dispose of or otherwise deal with the real or personal property of the Board;
  7. borrow money for the use of the Board on its credit, limit or increase the amount to be borrowed, issue bonds, debentures, debenture stock and other securities on the credit of the Board and pledge or sell such securities for the sums or at the prices that it considers expedient;
  8. do such things as are incidental or necessary to the exercise of the powers referred to in clauses.

Primary Role:  Non-adjudicative

Material Role:

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

How many people are on the board?

The Board shall be composed of five members appointed by the Minister, of whom:

  • (a) three are psychologists who hold doctoral degrees in psychology,nominated by the Association;
  • (b) one is
    • (i) a psychological associate, or
    • (ii) a psychologist, other than a psychologist referred to in clause (a), who holds a master’s degree in psychology, nominated by the Association; and
  • (c) one is a public representative, selected by the Minister.

What are the requirements of board members?

Formal Qualifications
Dependant on Position

Work & Experience Requirements
Dependant on Position

Skills Required
Consistent with material role (shown above).

What are the nomination requirements?

Statutory Nomination Requirements
Regarding public representation, one board member is a public representative, selected by the Minister.

Will I get paid?

no remuneration

What is the time commitment of the board?

Typically, eight meetings (of 1.5 hours each).

The term for a board member is three years. Terms may be no more than two consecutive terms. Terms are consecutive if not more than twelve months has occurred between the end of one term and the commencement of the second term.

PEI Psychologists Registration Board - Members
Name County Term Start Term End
Dr. Neil McLure Prince County July 31, 2019 July 31, 2022
Ellen MacPhail Queens County Apr 21, 2020 Apr 21, 2023
Dr. Laura Campbell Queens County Apr 21, 2020 Apr 21, 2023
Ann Braithwaite, public representative Queens County July 31, 2019 July 31, 2022
Dr. Lee-Anne Greer Queens County July 31, 2019 July 31, 2022

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 3, 2020
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

DeptECO@gov.pe.ca

Learning Partners Advisory Council Inquiries:
LPAC@gov.pe.ca 

Engage PEI Inquiries: 
engagepei@gov.pe.ca 

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